Counting down the 31 days of “Shocktober” horror – on day #2, a veteran Oscar-winning Actor takes us on a “haunted house” thrill ride! “That house is not fit to live in. No one’s been able to live in it…. Read More ›
80’s action classics
It’s “Shock-tober” – a month to celebrate horror for 31 days – I will share one shocking Halloween movie with you every single day of the month – Don’t scream, it will be fun! All thirty-one of these movies capture… Read More ›
“readin’ writing’ and radiation.” Bravo to one of the great movie taglines of all time! Exploitation fans are well aware of the cult classic “The Class Of Nuke ’em High”, and you should know that Troma released their latest sequel,… Read More ›
“Heat – A Los Angeles Crime Saga” This 1995 Michael Mann film is a modern classic, one of the greatest action thrillers of the era, and also remembered for making motion picture history: Amazingly, “Heat” was the first film to… Read More ›
“It’ll Grab You By The Pom-Poms!” Ah, the happy days of grindhouse exploitation, when movie posters were full of double entendres and “hey now” one liners…one of the more popular genres was related to “Cheerleaders”… Cult erotic film Actress Kristine… Read More ›
James Gunn And The Origin Of “Dolphinman!” Yes, “Guardians Of The Galaxy” Director James Gunn created the iconic Troma character “Dolphinman” – with my wife, Alex Duda! James is shown above on the right, along with the terrific Tiffany Shepis,… Read More ›
Travis Bickle Turns 40! “Taxi Driver” Tribeca Screening! 3 Reasons To Love Him! ONE BIG REASON To Hate!
“Loneliness has followed me my whole life, everywhere. In bars, in cars, sidewalks, stores, everywhere. There’s no escape. I’m God’s lonely man.” One of cinema’s most compelling characters, brought to vivid life by America’s greatest Actor, who also uttered this… Read More ›
The Best Lois Lane Of All Time! Happy birthday to Margot Kidder! The Actress has had many big hits in her career, and a series of personal setbacks as well – but her body of work deserves some credit, so… Read More ›
An “Exploitation Primer”! Your Guide To The World Of Classic Cult “Spoitation” Genres! Cult Movies To Make You Blush!
Say Hello To The Face Of Exploitation Cinema! Someone asked me to explain the phenomenon of exploitation cinema – an era from the late 60’s to the mid-80’s when movies pushed boundaries and broke taboos…and resulted in some of the… Read More ›
Dustin Hoffman Gets Gritty! You may know Dustin Hoffman for a lot of great movie roles, but I bet you don’t know him as a hardened ex-con trying to do his “Straight Time! “Straight Time” is a neglected gem –… Read More ›