The Brief Life & Times of Bill Girdler

Now that we know what’s in store for us from Bill Girdler’s filmography, let’s talk about the man himself. His biography is well documented, a good overview is found here, and some themes are worth repeating as we get ready to look at his films in depth. Girdler was born on 22 October 1947 in KentuckyContinue reading “The Brief Life & Times of Bill Girdler”

The Groovy Horror & Exploitation Films of William Girdler

Thought I’d start the new year off right by sinking my teeth into a new project here on the blog–exploring all nine of Girdler’s fun exploitation flicks! Bill Girdler was an up-and-coming horror and exploitation director who was tragically killed in a helicopter crash in 1978 at the tender age of 30 in the PhilippinesContinue reading “The Groovy Horror & Exploitation Films of William Girdler”

I’ve Got ‘Yer Cheri Caffaro Online Movie Archive RIGHT HERE.

I’ll just come out and say it: I keep a candle lit for Ms. Caffaro. If you do too–and you know who you are–why don’t you spend the next eight hours watching all the Cheri Caffaro films I was able to find on YouTube. You’ll know where to find me: Let’s start with 1971’s Ginger. I’veContinue reading “I’ve Got ‘Yer Cheri Caffaro Online Movie Archive RIGHT HERE.”

Drive-In Massacre

Originally posted on Really Awful Movies:
Drive-Ins basically functioned as cheap motels in their peak in the mid 60s. So the prospect of gettin’ some was a draw but if you weren’t, think about it…it was a weird business proposition: a big swath of land required for what is an undeniably crappy experience. When audiences atrophied theatre owners began…