bad movies

*contains spoilers As we are told at the beginning of Cat-Women of the Moon (1953), mankind knows little about the mysteries of space and has “hardly been able to penetrate the unknown secrets!” This movie asks us “Why must we wait? Why not now?” as the voice of alcoholic actor Sonny Tufts (1911-70 pneumonia) narrates…

Read more The Cult of Actress Marie Windsor in Cat-Women of the Moon (1953)

*contains spoilers “Our freedom for our knowledge,” says a character in The Cape Canaveral Monsters (1960) in his bid to strike a deal of release from his alien captors as he then speaks Pig Latin to his cuffed girlfriend, something which fools these evil characters who are bent on stopping the Earth from ever exploring…

Read more The Cult of Director Phil Tucker’s The Cape Canaveral Monsters (Part One)

*contains spoilers Among the Confederate soldier ghost and zombie movies of the 1980s, which there aren’t too many, is the underrated low-budget item The Supernaturals (1986) as well as the ultra-low-budget movies of Tony Malanowski (1948-). The Supernaturals has a robust b-cast and production values compared to Malanowski’s shot for a few pennies or so…

Read more The Confederate Ghosts of The Supernaturals (1986) and Night of Horror (1981)

*contains spoilers Ed Adlum said of Michael Findlay: “(He) wanted to make real movies, not porn movies, but when you have no money, you make porn movies.” He also said the Findlays had a propensity to film one for $7000 and sell it for $10000. Shriek of the Mutilated was Adlum’s gift to Michael to…

Read more The Cult of Michael and Roberta Findlay and Shriek of the Mutilated (Part Two)

*contains spoilers When we talk about the movies of directors Michael (1937-77 killed by helicopter blades) and Roberta Findlay (1948-), many will think of pornography, if they know the filmmakers at all. But it is their horror movies that this article will be concerned with, and even though Michael Findlay only made a couple before…

Read more The Cult of Michael and Roberta Findlay and Shriek of the Mutilated (Part One)

*contains spoilers French director Jean-Marie Pallardy (1940-) made softcore erotic pictures for a while including Emmanuelle 3 (1980) often under the pseudonym Boris Pradley. Then he made some films aimed at the B-movie mainstream market including the slightly kinky White Fire (1984), an adventure which is considered his most ambitious film. Pallardy has more or…

Read more Robert Ginty is Slightly Kinky in White Fire (1984)