Latest

BLU-RAY REVIEW: THE SINFUL DWARF (1973)

SINFUL DWARFIt has been years (almost 9 years to be exact) since I have re-visited the dwarfsploitation classic that THE SINFUL DWARF has been referred to as in some circles, probably circles only Read the rest of this page »

BOOK SPOTLIGHT: TRASH CINEMA–A COLLECTION OF OVERLOOKED MASTERPIECES

TRASH CINEMAI wrote an essay quite a while back, maybe a year or two ago (possibly more), for author Andrew J. Rausch who edited it along with R.D. Riley. The book of essays on trash films was entitled Read the rest of this page »

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: KATHERYN TRAUB

GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO WITH SHUI have some obsessions in life. Beards, Bush, Booty, Breasts, Beer, B-Films, and Books. Well, those are just the “B” obsessions. I dig art and have only ever had a Read the rest of this page »

BLU-RAY REVIEW: KANSAS CITY CONFIDENTIAL (1952)

KCC coverDirector Phil Karlson’s KANSAS CITY CONFIDENTIAL tells the story of an ex-con, Joe Rolfe (John Payne) trying to go straight who is framed for Read the rest of this page »

DVD TV SERIES REVIEW: ARNE DAHL: SEASON 2 (2015)

Arne Dahl S2The ever-growing popularity of Swedish Crime Fiction for me began with Stieg Larsson’s Millennium Trilogy, which I was fortunate enough to read first, then watch the trilogy of Swedish films starring Noomi Rapace and Mikael Nyqvist. The 1st film in the Millennium Series was intended for a theatrical release and the following films devised as television films, and seeing as how the format of length and 2-part stories were set up for ARNE DAHL in seasons 1 and 2, this Read the rest of this page »

BLU-RAY REVIEW: MEMORIES OF THE SWORD (2015)

MOTS 1Director PARK Heung-sik’s latest epic historical period piece, MEMORIES OF THE SWORD, was huge on every scale, including a somewhat confusing plot. The Korean screenwriter and director who has won his share of awards for making solid films, brings Asian cinema viewers a film Read the rest of this page »

BLU-RAY REVIEW: AXE/KIDNAPPED COED/BLOODY BROTHERS

FF1SEVERIN FILMS, definitely my favorite distributor for cool/obscure cult horror films and notorious for loading up on extra features (including co-owner David Gregory’s directed top-notch documentary productions) just released an incredible double…well, actually make that a triple-feature blu-ray of director Frederick R. Friedel’s Read the rest of this page »