Several good posts to make sure you catch this month, from the usual suspects of good B-exploitation-horror writers. Enjoy!
- Daily Grindhouse has a very positive, if somewhat cryptic, review of the zero-budget documentary, Kung Fu Elliot.
- While you’re lingering at DG, see the repost of Jason Coffman’s primer on Vansploitation films of the 1970s.
- Lost Highway reviews Robo Vampire (1988).
If you’re into bad cinema, watching Robo Vampire is a mystical experience.
- The Church of Splatter Day Saints, one of my favorite blogs out there, recently announced their return to active blogging after taking some time off to build a spiffy new site. Looks great and is worth your time.
- I was very glad to see Werewolves on Wheels (1971) included in the August quick picks and pans entry from Cinematic Catharsis. Everyone should watch more biker films, especially ones with monsters! Also, see the Splatterday Saints’ take on this gem.
- Click through for Cultural Gutter’s interesting finds on Cinema’s Black Women Werewolves and on the complexity of Blaxploitation horror films.
- Cult Movie Reviews gives a quick review of a fun little Ichiro Honda film, Battle in Outer Space (1959).
- Red Letter Media interviews Samurai Cop himself, Matt Hannon, who is very much alive, in two parts:
- John Reiber gives us a nice bio on the late Cheryl “Rainbeaux” Smith from classics like Caged Heat, Revenge of the Cheerleaders, and Vice Squad.
- The Deadhouse reminisces about the Texas Chainsaw Massacre video game for the Atari 2600. Minutes of fun!
- The Horror Hothouse gives Hands of the Ripper 555 of 666 stars: