Film Review: The Wizard of Gore (1970)

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SYNOPSIS: A TV talk-show hostess and her boyfriend investigate a shady magician whom has the ability to hypnotize and control the thoughts of people in order to stage gory on-stage illusions using his powers of mind bending.  REVIEW: Let me paint a picture for you: in the room I do my writing work, I try and keep both my sources of reference and inspiration near at hand. Shelves on horror movies cover one wall. Books … Continue reading

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Production Begins on ‘Herschell Gordon Lewis’ BLOODMANIA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE! Monday, August 4th, 2014 – Production begins today on a new major horror movie, entitled “Herschell Gordon Lewis’s BloodMania.” Acclaimed horror genre director Herschell Gordon Lewis will co-direct the project, which is being produced by HGB Entertainment Ltd. for Diabolique Films, the film division of the premiere horror publication, Diabolique Magazine. Mr. Lewis is internationally recognized as the originator of the contemporary splatter film, and he chuckles at being dubbed “The Godfather … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Gore Gore Girls (1972)

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SYNOPSIS: A ditsy reporter enlists the help of a sleazy private eye to solve a series of gory killings of female strippers at a Chicago nightclub. REVIEW: Before I start this review, I feel that I need to provide what they call in the business as a “full disclosure.” Herschell Gordon Lewis is one of my filmland heroes, right up there with Russ Meyer and John Waters. I have met him and we had a … Continue reading

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Film Review: Blood Feast 2: All U Can Eat (2002)

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SYNOPSIS: A cannibalistic caterer prepares a grand feast for the Egyptian goddess who has him under her control. No pork pies or scotch eggs for goddess Ishtar though – only the finest young women will do, chopped up to bits and dressed up as party food. Tasty. REVIEW: “I’ve always compared Blood Feast to a Walt Whitman poem,” Herschell Gordon Lewis once said of his infamous gore movie. “It was no good, but it was … Continue reading

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Film Review: Smashcut (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: After his latest film is met with horrible reviews, Able Whitman sets out to prove the critics wrong by finding inspiration in his cast and crew. Sometimes great art requires great sacrifice- and the director always gets final cut! REVIEW: Directed by: Lee Demarbe Written by: Ian Driscoll Starring: David Hess, Sasha Grey, Jesse Buck, Michael Berryman, Herschell Gordon Lewis When filmmakers are out there trying to make the big bucks, one will do … Continue reading

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Film Review: Color Me Blood Red (1965)

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SYNOPSIS: Adam Sorg is a mildly successful artist; I mean he has a nice house on the beach and a pretty gal. Adam is upset though because a local art critic has informed him that his work lacks true color. Adam’s found that color however, and wait till you see what he paints with now.. REVIEW: Directed by: Herschell Gordon Lewis Starring: Gordon Oas-Heim (as Don Joseph), Candi Conder, Elyn Warner, James Jackel and Scott … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Uh-Oh Show (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: Newest cult favorite from famed director Herschell Gordon Lewis, known for BloodFeast 1 & 2, 2000 Maniacs, Wizard of Gore, and The Gore Gore Girls. Cameo by Troma honcho Lloyd Kaufman (The Toxic Avenger, Poultrygeist). Includes behind the scenes featurette. Jill Burton is a reporter who’s dead set on getting the scoop behind The Uh-Oh! Show, the gory TV sensation that’s sweeping the nation. Get the answer right and win piles of dough, get … Continue reading

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Film Review: Produce Your Own Damn Movie! (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: In the same vein as “Make Your Own Damn Movie”, Lloyd is back again to give you more insight into the filmmaking world by showing you how to produce your own damn movie! Learn all you need to know about being a producer through this informative documentary. REVIEW: Lloyd Kaufman is back again with more hours of footage, all to the benefit of…… showing the world how its done. His humor and personal character … Continue reading

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Film Review: Blood Feast (1963)

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SYNOPSIS: Egyptian caterer busies himself collecting body parts from young maidens in order to bring Ishtar, an ancient goddess of good and evil back to life. When he has prepared enough parts for the ceremony, he hypnotizes a woman giving an engagement party for her daughter, at which he plans to perform the ancient rites of summons, using the daughter as his final sacrifice.

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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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