Dedicated to the Wildest of Horror and Exploitation


August 14, 2020

Guest post by Phil Deglass, who pairs films with drinks of the alcoholic persuasion at his amazing blog Flixology101.

It was a warm spring Monday in 1985 when I heard about Pieces. I was outside at recess in a tiny courtyard area outside my middle school cafet...

August 7, 2020

Guest post by Beth Accomando. Check out Cinema Junkie, her awesome blog and podcast here

Day 5: Black Mama, White Mama (1973)

“Chicks in Chains... on the lam from a prison hell - manacled together by hate and the strange ideas a woman gets after 1000 nights without a m...

August 5, 2020

Guest post by Beth Accomando. Check out Cinema Junkie, her awesome blog and podcast here

Day 3: Friday Foster (1975)

“Her name is Friday but you can dig her any day of the week.”

Grier plays a photographer who snaps a pic of an attempted assassination and then the kille...

August 3, 2020

Guest post by Beth Accomando. Check out Cinema Junkie, her awesome blog and podcast here

"Wham! Bam! Here comes Pam!"

Damn I miss taglines like that. And it didn’t stop there. That was all they could fit on the poster for Friday Foster but the TV and radio ads embellis...

July 7, 2020

From the creators of Flipper comes the next chapter in helpful, legless mammal entertainment. 

A cult oddity forever only available on VHS and DVD bootlegs, Mr. No Legs has taunted exploitation fetishists for decades. I mean, c'mon, that poster and tagline ("Don't...

June 18, 2020

Blood Freak opens with director Brad Grinter, seated and smoking a cigarette. Glancing down every three to five seconds to read from the script, he speaks into the camera with that double-edged, apathetic sternness of a post-War dad:

"We live in a world subject to const...

June 17, 2020

(This article was originally published in REBELLER.)

From here on out, we will not be referring to the other two Sergios by name.

A fancy rhetorical flourish—hardly . A little bratty? Perhaps. But to succumb to the traditional (and lazy) film scholarship that traffics in...

April 21, 2020

Takeshi Kitano is an enigma to me, and I highly doubt I'm alone in that department. 

Mostly known by his stage name Beat Takeshi in Japan, Kitano was a popular comedian with a formidable television presence starting back in the 1970's. His directorial debut, Violent Cop...

April 14, 2020

How many times during this quarantine have you sat down, determined to watch a 70's exploitation film and just couldn't decide on the genre? I don't want to spark fear, but this could be a symptom of an ever-broadening neurosis brought on by the fact that you now have...

April 2, 2020

If you're anything like me, you've been staring at your tuxedo cat, coming to the realization that all tuxedos look like dominoes--and if you take their front and back halves, utilizing white spots, you can glean their binary value (for instance, my cat Gus would be a...

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