“Rated ‘X’ By An All-White Jury!” At a time when America is again having to address the racism that persists in our country, it’s important to remember “The Godfather of Blaxploitation”, the brilliant Melvin Van Peebles – and his epic… Read More ›
Enter “The Room Of Chains!” Vintage Newspaper Ads “In Blazing Color!” The Wild “Schoolgirls In Chains” Genre!
Want To See A Film “In Blazing Color?” I love vintage exploitation movie posters like the one above – the ad for a very routine S & M film from France in the early 70’s – but check out this… Read More ›
“10 Violent Women”! 3 Great Topics! Prisons! Women! Showers! Why I Love The “Women In Prison” Genre!
Time To Head To Jail! I came across a great movie poster recently and knew it was time to take another look at one of the most interesting genres of the 70’s and early 80’s – the “women in prison”… Read More ›
Meet “The Manhandlers!” Cara Burgess Leads A Classic Cult Film With The Original Female “Superheroes!”
Time To Get “Manhandled!” Sometimes a film’s poster is more than you could hope for, and this one showcases women who are the original “superheroes” of cult cinema! “The Manhandlers” are Cara Burgess, Judith Brown and Rosalind Miles. Check out… Read More ›
Time To Get Clean With These “Prison Girls!” In the 70’s, the genre of “women in prison” exploded on grindhouse and drive-ins screens across America…great titles like these: My friend Nick Canales, who publishes the terrific “Sleaze Fiend Magazine” –… Read More ›
Empowered Sex Kitten Sybil Danning! From “Hercules” To Legendary “Chained Heat” Shower With Linda Blair!
Celebrating The Iconic “Empowered Woman” Sybil Danning! As a fan of cult movies, I am always looking for a hidden gem or neglected classic…which led me directly to the legendary “empowered woman” of the 80’s, Sybil Danning! Sybil Danning was… Read More ›
Meet “White Mama” Margaret Markov! I love celebrating the careers of “Cult Movie Queens” who left us great exploitation films to enjoy – and Margaret Markov fits that to a tee! Markov had roles in several mainstream films in the… Read More ›
Time To Get “Bare Behind Bars!” Boy, was I unprepared for this! “Bare Behind Bars” is a 1980 “Women In Prison” grindhouse classic from Brazil, written and directed by Oswaldo de Oliveira. The film stars Maria Stella Splendore, Marta Anderson… Read More ›
Pam Grier! Foxy Brown! Tamara Dobson! Cleopatra Jones! Blaxploitation’s Time To Celebrate These Kick Ass Empowered Women!
Look! It’s Wonder Woman! Yes, last summer’s biggest action star was female – and why not? Empowered women SHOULD rule the box office…but if we are going to talk about “Wonder Women”, what about these two? Now These Two Are… Read More ›
First thing to warn you about: not ALL movies are meant to be Oscar winners… Swinging Stewardesses! Fly “first class”, indeed! In case you missed this movie when it came out, the majesty of home video has given you the… Read More ›