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Basket Case

What critic Rex Reed howled in revulsion, filmmaker Frank Henenlotter wore as a bloody badge of honor. Rex ravaged Basket Case (1981, 91 minutes) as “the SICKEST movie I’ve ever seen!” Henenlotter knew such righteous indignation was gold to the…..


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Witchbabe: The Erotic Witch Project III

Seduction Cinema explores the salacious origin of its Erotic Witch in this prequel to their 1999 breakthrough hit spoof. Ultra-scrumptious Laurie Wallace, who played Katie in the original, returns as Diane the sexually frustrated wife of Bacchusville’s closet-case mayor (John…..

Witches of Breastwick

Please see Schlockcast: The Seduction of Misty Mundae

The Wizard of Gore

Also see H.G. Lewis Goreography This tedious, but gorrific entry is more for devoted H.G. Lewis fans than the curious viewer. Montag the Magnificent (Ray Sager) may be the WORST magician ever. But he’s one helluva hypnotist. Montag rolls out the…..

Womb Raider

Intriguing new players have arrived to challenge Seduction Cinema’s sexploitation throne with this uncomfortably titled, yet wildly ambitious and salaciously wry spoof. In fact, writer/director Randolph Scott and pals’ burgeoning mastery of exotic locales and collective gift of gawk have…..

Year of the Yahoo!

Also see H.G. Lewis Goreography Of all his features that’ve gone MIA after release, this is the one that Herschell Gordon Lewis mourned most, yet as is their way, Something Weird Video has managed to ferret out this gently worn print……

The Young Nurses

Please see Nursing 101

Declaration of principles

Gunnysack-O-Goodies While the freebie pile is long since shy of DVDs, if y’all are so kind as to drop yours truly a quick howdy, I’ll be pleased to send along one these swell booster buttons. (Provided you chip in a…..

They Live

Rassler turned action hero Rowdy Roddy Piper stars in John Carpenter‘s sneaky sci-fi indictment of “unrestrained capitalism” during the Reaganomics era. It’s amid this ’80s backdrop that John Nada (Piper) rides the rails to Los Angeles looking for work and…..

Good Night, and Good Schlock

January 2, 2006 Back when all this foolishness started, I was simply an unabashed B-movie fan. Next thing I knew, thanks to DVD Talk honcho Geoff Kleinman, I was a fan with a column. Now, after much handwringing, I’ve decided…..