Film Review: Rewind This! (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: Home video changed the world. The cultural and historical impact of the VHS tape was enormous. This film traces the ripples of that impact by examining the myriad aspects of society that were altered by the creation of videotape. REVIEW: Way back in the late 80′s I was an employee at (what was then) the biggest video rental/purchase store in NYC – RKO Video. Located on the corner of 49th & Broadway, it was … Continue reading

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Film Review: Basket Case 3: The Progeny (1992)

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SYNOPSIS: The saga continues as Duane recovers from his delusional breakdown to find his freakish basket-bound brother Belial will soon become a father. But not everything is joyous as the once tight knit brothers no longer seem to trust each other. REVIEW: Filmed back to back with “Basket Case 2″, director Frank Henenlotter’s third entry of the franchise picks up exactly where the second one left us. Namely with poor Duane (Kevin Van Hentenryck) re-attaching … Continue reading

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Film Review: Godfather of Gore: The Herschell Gordon Lewis Documentary (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: Gory, Gory, Hallelujah! Take an outrageous ride through the wild world of exploitation films with this often-hilarious documentary, Herschell Gordon Lewis, The Godfather of Gore. Featuring interviews with cast, crew, and critics such as director John Waters, drive-in movie critic Joe Bob Briggs, and Herschell Gordon Lewis himself, The Godfather of Gore traces Lewis’ start in the innocent bare-naked world of “Nudie Cuties” before he shocked the world with Blood Feast, the first-ever gore … Continue reading

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Film Review: Frankenhooker (1990)

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  SYNOPSIS: Eric Balfour stars as a professor who may be the world’s last hope for redemption on Judgment Day. Evil creatures have been imprisoned under an abandoned church in Paris, but they are now freed from their cages and can wreak havoc on humanity. The fate of men and women around the world depend on a small group of people’s ability to fight the dark forces. REVIEW: Directed by: Frank Henenlotter Starring: James Lorinz, Patty Mullen, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Basket Case (1982)

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  SYNOPSIS: Duane has shown up in New York City with only a big wad of cash, some clothing and a strange basket that he seems to carry with him everywhere. What’s in the basket you might ask, and a lot of characters in the film do. Well in order for me to answer that for you I would have to explain Duane’s very strange past to you, starting with the fact he used to … Continue reading

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BASKET CASE heading to Blu-ray!

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First assaulting our senses way back in 1982 BASKET CASE tells the tale of a man and his brother whom he carries around in a a wicker basket. A true classic of independent horror cinema BASKET CASE will finally be making its long over due trip to Blu-ray on Sept. 27th and I’ve got the scoop for you. In 1982, a low budget horror film raised its twisted head and created a buzz with a … Continue reading

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Film Review: Brain Damage (1988)

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SYNOPSIS:Poor Brian…a young man who has it all only to find that a centuries old creature that lives with an elderly couple in his building has something he doesn’t have. Something Brian doesn’t even know he wants…yet. Once he experiences it, he becomes insatiable & the only way to get more of it is to feed the creature the one thing it craves…human brains. REVIEW: The Black Saint has such fond memories of the year … Continue reading

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Interview: Frank Henenlotter (Bad Biology, Brain Damage, Basket Case)

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Hi people! The Black Saint has been going through his files & I’ve dug up some interviews that I should share with all of my acolytes. The first one is with director Frank Henenlotter (Basket Case 1,2 & 3, Frankenhooker & the indescribable Bad Biology). I hope you enjoy our short chat. The Black Saint: It is truly an honor to be sitting here with you Mr. Henenlotter. I am a really big fan! Frank … Continue reading

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Film Review: Bad Biology (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: BAD BIOLOGY (IN PRODUCTION) USA / HORROR Acclaimed director Frank Henenlotter (Basket Case, Brain Damage, Frankenhooker) is back with a twisted tale of love and weirdness. Driven by biological excess, a young man and woman search for sexual fulfillment, unaware of each other’s existence. Unfortunately, they eventually meet, and the bonding of these two very unusual human beings ends in an explosive and ultimately over-the-top sexual experience, resulting in a truly godawful love story…. … Continue reading

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Americas Bad Kids – New episode! Frank Henenlotter’s Lifetime Achievement Award

Americas Bad Kids – New episode! Frank Henenlotter’s Lifetime Achievement Award
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