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”
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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”
Grindhouse Brackets 5: On to the Sweet 16!
At this point, we’ve eliminated half of the films we started with, and have arrived at our Sweet 16! But before we get to that story, I have to go over this story–how Match-Up 4 shook out. This Story Match-up 4 had about half the votes of 3, which is fine, and here’s how it all wentContinue reading “Grindhouse Brackets 5: On to the Sweet 16!”
Grindhouse Brackets Match-Up 1: 50s Classics, 80s Horror, Campy Bikers, Animals On the Loose!
Here are the first four contests in my better-late-than-never Grindhouse Brackets. “Submitted for your approval,” in the words of the late great Rod Serling, are the trailers for these fine flicks below. You’ll also find a poll embedded under each match-up to record your votes, which will remain open only for the next 168 hours (or,Continue reading “Grindhouse Brackets Match-Up 1: 50s Classics, 80s Horror, Campy Bikers, Animals On the Loose!”
Grindhouse Brackets–Top 32
Here, Mrs. I Love Terrible Movies and I put together a fun little 32-team bracket featuring bad guys/monsters/villains of horror and exploitation films I’ve seen in the past year or so. In case you forgot who’s who, I’ve embedded the film trailers below. Tweet me or comment on this post by a week from today (1Continue reading “Grindhouse Brackets–Top 32”