Celebrating “Fatal Attraction” At 35! It’s a classic film that entertained and shocked the world when released in 1987 – it catapulted Michael Douglas to super stardom, made Glenn Close a movie star, and caused endless debates about unfaithful husbands… Read More ›
The Dark Side Of Fame! Three “True Tragic Tales” Of Hollywood!
Well, another Oscar season is past us: two months filled with red carpets, klieg lights, and stars stars stars! Unfortunately, the reality is much less glamorous: it’s difficult to break through in the business, and just as difficult to stay… Read More ›
A Blogging Update! Cinema’s Wildest “Cult” Stuff Now At “JRsploitation.com!” Celebrating Season Two Of “The Deuce!”
Relaunching A Second Website Celebrating The World’s Wildest Cinema! For those who have followed my posts for years, I like to write about all sorts of stuff: movies, music, books, travel, food, burgers, BACON, and pop culture. But, some of… Read More ›
Terrific “American Grindhouse” Documentary Celebrates “Violence! Liquor! Sex!” Classic Cult Cinema!
“Violence! Liquor! Sex!” Talk about a “not-so-subtle” poster! I just watched a terrific documentary about “Grindhouse” cinema, and this is exactly what they were discussing! More on that documentary in a moment but first, some examples of this “sinful era… Read More ›
“The Blood-Splattered Bride!” Cult Erotic Horror With A “Can’t Turn Away” Title!
A Cult Movie Is Restored To All Its Infamous Glory! Yes, sometimes a title CAN say it all, and it certainly does here: this is a legendary cult horror film that has been re-released for a new generation of film… Read More ›
Exploitation Holiday Buying Guide – Empowered Women Edition! Pam Grier! Biker Chicks! Bee Girls! Pussycats Who Kill! Swinging Cheerleaders!
Time For An Empowered Female Holiday! If you are looking for a more “unique” type of gift for the cinephile in your family, time to jump into the deep end of the “exploitation cinema” pool as we are going to… Read More ›
Italian Mobsters! Sex Kittens! “Euro-Crime!” The Italian “Dirty Harry!” Classic 70’s Euro-crime!
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Ready For Some Great Mob Action? Great gangster films should be cherished and saved for future generations to discover…and guess what? Some of the best have been! Looking For An Italian “Dirty Harry”? There is a…
#FrancoFriday The Origin Of Darth Vader! Is His Look An Homage To A Lina Romay Cult Shocker?
Where Did Darth Vader’s Look Come From? A Jess Franco Film? OK, here’s how this radical thought began: the new “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” trailer aired, and I happened to be watching this 1974 cult exploitation film by Jess… Read More ›
Happy Birthday 007! James Bond Was Born 55 Years Ago With “Dr. NO!”
“Bond…James Bond.” With those three words, one of the world’s greatest movie franchises was launched – on October 5, 1962! The world’s great Secret Agent has stayed popular for more than five decades, with six different Actors putting on the… Read More ›
RIP To The “Raging Bull” Jake LaMotta! His “Psycho Cat” Movie!
RIP To The “Raging Bull” Jake LaMotta! One of boxing’s most unique fighters of all time has passed away. Jake LaMotta’s incredible and vicious life was documented by Martin Scorsese in his 1980 masterpiece “Raging Bull.” There are many places… Read More ›