“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 ›
Phantom Of The Paradise
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 ›
Best 2015 Holiday Gift Ideas! Food! Family! Travel! “IT” Girls! Runaways! Five Great Memoirs As Holiday Gifts!
Looking For A Great Book? It can be daunting to stare down stacks and stacks – er, I mean page after page of online choices…so here are five terrific books to give as holiday gifts! “Eve’s Hollywood!” In the swinging… Read More ›
The Sex Life Of A 70’s “IT” Girl! Wild Eve Babitz Memoir Of Hollywood Excess! The Beatles’ “Best Girl!”
“Eve Babitz is a little like Madame de Sevigne, that inveterate letter-writer of Louis XIV’s time, transposed to the Chateau Marmont in the late 20th-Century–lunching, chatting, dressing, loving and crying in Hollywood, that latter-day Versailles.” –Mollie Gregory, L.A. Times This… Read More ›
This film is currently on the “Retro” cable channel – a great cult 70’s film that was poorly remade as most of them are: One of the stars of this great action film has become a shocking “True Hollywood Tragedy”… Read More ›
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 ›
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 ›
THIS is how I plan to spend my Halloween… Isn’t this one of the most iconic images in film? A pig-blood-drenched Carrie White, about to exact revenge on her tormentors…a great Halloween horror film, and just one of the many… Read More ›
Welcome To Hollywood! It’s the entertainment capital of the world…where dreams come true and anyone can be a star… It is also a tough place to live – and a brutal business of auditions, networking, and rejection… An Appreciation Of… Read More ›