Two years after the benchmark Ozploitation film Mad Max (1979), director George Miller returned to the world of violent punks and souped-up cars with Mad Max 2 (1981). The film was cautiously retitled The Road Warrior for the U.S., because … Continue reading →
Sunday April 19th, 2015 02:33:54 PMJeff Kuykendall
Following his “Trash Trilogy” of shock comedies Pink Flamingos (1972), Female Trouble (1974), and Desperate Living (1977), John Waters took his first steps toward mainstream acceptance with Polyester (1981), though not by altering his formula or personality. Once again Waters … Continue reading →
Tuesday April 14th, 2015 08:09:33 PMJeff Kuykendall
The Astrologer (1975) comes to us from the mind (and Id) of the late Craig Denney, the film’s director and star, who looks like a cross between Matt Damon and Matt Berry – the British comedian and musician who appeared … Continue reading →
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