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 ›
Thumbs Up! Knives Out! Cult Classic “Hitchhiking” Exploitation!
Ever Wanted To “Take To The Road?” It’s the favorite mode of transportation for the young and free – stick your thumb out and see the world! Well, that doesn’t sound nice! You see, life “on the road” isn’t all… Read More ›
Hollywood’s Coolest Movie Star Steve McQueen! Chicago’s Most Amazing Car Stunt!
Talk About A Wrong Turn! It was Steve McQueen’s last film, and it included the most incredible car stunt Chicago has ever seen! Time to celebrate “The Hunter!” Steve McQueen was one of the biggest stars of the 60’s and… Read More ›
Studly “Superfly”! Sexy “Sheba”! Blaxploitation’s Sexiest Stars! Pam Grier! Shaft!
“The Heat’s On In The Street For This Bad Mama – But She’s Doin’ The Cooking!” How can you resist a film with that promo? You can’t of course, especially when Blaxploitation super star Pam Grier is in it! The… Read More ›
The Drive-In “Monster-Rama” Lives! Scary Movies In Your Car!
Behold The Drive-In Movie Experience! One of the greatest ways to see a movie is in the privacy of your own car! It’s a uniquely American pastime, and I hope it never goes away! I wanted to share a website… Read More ›
“Black Mama White Mama!” Queen of Blaxploitation Pam Grier! “Naked” Showers! Women In Prison Classics!
Ready For Jail? One of the most hilariously offensive genres of film in the 70’s involved this: No, it’s not a film about hygiene…this is something far more subversive and perverse: it’s the legendary “women in prison” genre! “Some jive-ass… Read More ›
Cheerleaders! Pom Pom Girls! David Hasselhoff As “Boner!” Cult Classics – Rah Rah Rah!
Here Is An Important Message For You: Time to head back to the seventies, a more innocent time that could be exploited by shrewd film Producers, who went through a phase where they loved to exploit: The Cheerleaders! As you… Read More ›
The Wild Bunch! Billy The Kid! Sam Peckinpah’S SOUP Tossing!
A visionary Director speaks candidly about the moviemaking process, both in his own words, and in the dialogue from a film… “If they move, kill ’em!” This iconic movie line is from “The Wild Bunch” – but it also speaks… Read More ›
Naughty Stewardesses! Swinging Cheerleaders! Centerfold Girls! Classic 70’s Exploitation!
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 ›
The Greatest 70’s Action Films Ever! Biggest Stars With The Biggest Guns!
All Hail The 1970’s! I love 70′s movies! They are chock full of iconic stars with BIG GUNS! Some of these movies will live forever, some have been unfortunately neglected – but thanks to DVD, blu-ray, and the thousands of… Read More ›