Tag Archive: grindhouse

Retro Review: ‘Gator Bait’

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In 1979, actress and model Claudia Jennings was killed in a car accident at the young age of 29. Despite this tragic end, there is no denying that this young woman truly made… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘She Freak’

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In 1932 legendary filmmaker Tod Browning unleashed his masterpiece Freaks on the movie going public. The film’s lurid subject matter and use of real circus freaks instantly made an impact becoming arguably the… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Rolling Thunder’

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For all the years I have watched movies I have never understood why bad guys mess with a war hero and are surprised when said war hero uses their battle experience to get… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Brain That Wouldn’t Die’

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When a promising surgeon is at risk of losing the love of his life, he does not mope instead he gets to work using his skills to fix the situation and stay aHEAD… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Corruption’

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In the 1960’s the French film Eyes Without a Face was part of a movement that changed the horror genre onscreen. Naturally this masterpiece inspired a number of other filmmakers to try their… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Mr. No Legs’

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If there is one cause I am passionate about it is film preservation. Throughout the 100+ years of the artform so many movies from so many eras and genres are now lost and… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Undertaker and His Pals’

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Anyone who has read many of my Retro Reviews know that I have a love for sleazy, cheap, exploitative, grindhouse flicks. While these movies are fun, there is a common complaint that many… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘White Lightning’

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The 1970’s proved to be a great era for films set and immersed in the culture of the American South. One man who truly had a fondness for these kinds of films was… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Giant Gila Monster’

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If a massive reptile from the prehistoric era lived in the area around your hometown one would think somebody would notice after a while. Even if they do not see it, one would… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Surf Nazis Must Die’

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Before they were rebranded with stupid names like the “alt-right” Nazis were unequivocally scum in all forms of media. Any: comic, video game, or in this case movie which needed a villain any… Continue reading