THEY CALL ME MACHO WOMAN (DVD)

2 Stars
Year Released: 1989
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 81 minutes

Toxie aside, this is the stuff that Troma is famous for: drugs and thugs, babes and boobs, cat fights and cat calls, blood and gore…


Posted on November 11, 2005 by

THE KILLER MUST KILL AGAIN (DVD)

3 Stars
Year Released: 1975
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 90 minutes

The bloodier the killing, the better – and that’s exactly what we get here, one imbrued onslaught after another…


Posted on October 31, 2005 by

CLASS OF NUKE ‘EM HIGH BOX SET (DVD)

3 Stars
Year Released: 2005
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 127 minutes

The “Class Of Nuke ‘Em High” franchise is somewhat of a legend over at Troma. It never caught on quite as well as “The Toxic Avenger” but for Troma the “Class” trilogy is an impressively high watermark. This 3 DVD box set is a celebration of one of Troma’s greatest achievements…


Posted on October 30, 2005 by

FRIGHTMARE (DVD)

2.5 Stars
Year Released: 1982
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 86 minutes

“Frightmare” follows a group of movie buffs belonging to “The Horror Film Society” as they mourn the recent death of their favorite silver screen star Conrad Radzoff…


Posted on October 29, 2005 by

GIRL SLAVES OF MORGANA LE FAY (DVD)

3 Stars
Year Released: 1971
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 86 minutes

Think Jean Rollin mixed with a modicum of the classier Jess Franco…


Posted on October 24, 2005 by

FAG HAG (DVD)

2 Stars
Year Released: 1998
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 73 minutes

“Fag Hag” is touted as being John Waters-like, but only the celebration of the gay community, and a smidgeon of the gonzo dialogue, could possibly be compared to the likes of “Female Trouble” or “Desperate Living”, let alone “Pink Flamingos…”


Posted on October 21, 2005 by

ESCAPE FROM HELL (DVD)

3 Stars
Year Released: 1979
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 100 minutes

Given the immeasurable amount of “women in prison” movies it is difficult to imagine that anything new or shocking could be brought to the screen. However…


Posted on October 20, 2005 by

WIZARDS OF THE DEMON SWORD (DVD)

1.5 Stars
Year Released: 1991
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 87 minutes

Cheapie exploitation director Fred Olen Ray strikes again…


Posted on October 7, 2005 by

NIGHTBEAST (DVD)

2.5 Stars
Year Released: 1982
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 80 minutes

“Nightbeast” is far from an Emmy award-winner, and while it boasts zero plot and character development it does manage to squeeze 2.5 out of 5 ‘stars’ for sheer balls to the wall drunken late night thrills…


Posted on September 22, 2005 by

DRAWING BLOOD (DVD)

2 Stars
Year Released: 1999
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 90 minutes

This 1999 release tells the story of Diana, a vampire-cum-artist who uses the blood of her victims to paint their final portraits…


Posted on September 18, 2005 by

FLESH EATERS FROM OUTER SPACE / INVASION FOR FLESH AND BLOOD (DVD)

1.5 Stars
Year Released: 1996
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 127 minutes

A cheesy-ass looking alien comes to earth and rips, tears and chomps its way across New Jersey. With the aid of a “sexy psychic starlet,” who really isn’t that sexy, the authorities manage to bring the creature down – or did they?


Posted on September 18, 2005 by

JEFFTOWNE (DVD)

3.5 Stars
Year Released: 1998
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 59 minutes

“Jefftowne” was supposed to be a film chronicling one year in the life of 38 year old Jeff Towne and his struggle with Down’s Syndrome. What’s interesting, as the film shows, is that Jeff doesn’t appear to be struggling at all…


Posted on September 16, 2005 by

MILL OF THE STONE WOMEN (DVD)

3 Stars
Year Released: 1960
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 96 minutes

This French / Italian co-production details the exploits of a madman keeping his ill daughter alive with the blood of freshly murdered women…


Posted on September 15, 2005 by

PARTS OF THE FAMILY (DVD)

2 Stars
Year Released: 2003
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 85 minutes

The story is told through a series of flashbacks that involve sex, betrayal, murder and reincarnation. In an act of defiance Ella has killed her surrogate family and buried their mutilated bodies beneath the floorboards of the house…


Posted on September 3, 2005 by

LIVING DOLL (DVD)

3.5 Stars
Year Released: 1990
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 94 minutes

The exploitative details of “Living Doll” are glowingly obvious and painted all about; nudity, partying, gore, etc., are slathered, without pretense, across the screen…


Posted on September 1, 2005 by

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