“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 ›
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The Brothers Johnson! Secrets Of “Strawberry Letter 23” Revealed! Great ’70’s Funk! Tarantino’s “Strawberry” Love!
They are some of music’s most unique lyrics: “A present from you Strawberry letter 22 The music plays I sit in for a few…” Time to remember The Brothers Johnson, and share the secrets of “Strawberry Letter 23!” “The Brothers… Read More ›
“She Ruled The Swamp With A Blazing Gun And A Luscious Smile!” One of the 70’s most promising Actresses starred in several classic cult films, but just as she was growing as an Actress, she died tragically – here is… Read More ›
Time To Get “Giallo!” See The Best Italian Thrillers Here! Check Out “YOUR VICE IS A LOCKED ROOM AND ONLY I HAVE THE KEY!”
PUT THE BLOODY KNIFE DOWN. Time To Talk More “Giallo!” If you don’t know about the classic Italian “giallo” genre of film shockers, you are missing some of the most suspenseful thrillers ever committed to bloody celluloid! “Giallos” are Italy’s… 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 ›
Time To Get A Taste Of “Dolemite”! I love exploitation movies, and one of the more outrageous entries in the film genre known as “blaxploitation” is getting a loving blu-ray restoration! How can you NOT love a film with this… 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 ›
Time For A Classic Italian Shocker! First, here are the opening lines of the film: Narrator: “The impulse had become irresistible. There was only one answer to the fury that tortured him. And so he committed his first act of… Read More ›
Gator Bait! “Country Lovin'”! Hillbilly Brides! Sex! Action! Missing Teeth! “Hicksploitation” Lives!
Are You Missing Some Good Old Fashioned “Hillbilly” Cinema? I know what you are thinking: with award season upon us, this is certainly an Oscar contender! And it has a rich past – with other classic “hillbilly” movies like this!… Read More ›