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Film Review: Coffy (1973)


SYNOPSIS: A black nurse takes vigilante justice against inner-city drug dealers after her sister becomes their latest victim REVIEW: Shot and released in 1973, “Coffy” was indeed the kick-start movie for Pam Grier’s femme fatale series of films that followed (most notably “Foxy Brown”). Pam who wears her afro like none other, brings a unique beauty to the screen (that ...

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Film Review: Spider Baby (1968)


SYNOPSIS: “In a dilapidated rural mansion, the last generation of the degenerate, inbred Merrye family lives with the inherited curse of a disease that causes them to mentally regress from the age of ten-or-so on as they physically develop. The family chauffeur looks out for them and covers up their indiscretions. Trouble comes when greedy distant relatives and their lawyer ...

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Film Review: The Penny Dreadful Picture Show (2013)


SYNOPSIS: In an old rundown movie theater, a supernatural sweetie, Penny Dreadful settles in to watch a trio of short films with her horror movie cohorts, the zombie love-sick Ned and her furry friend Wolfboy. Penny has set up three blind dates to find herself the love of her life who must first endure a frightening, gore-filled fright film: “Slash-in-the-Box,” ...

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Danielle Harris, Sid Haig And The Collector Invite You To The FRIGHTDOME

In an inspired piece of advertising the folks behind the haunted attraction the FRIGHTDOME have produced a commercial that certainly grabs the attention of any true horror fan. FRIGHTDOME is one big ass haunted attraction in Las Vegas and this year they have developed an attraction based on the Marcus Dunstan flicks THE COLLECTOR and THE COLLECTION, two of my ...

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Film Review: Machete Maidens Unleashed! (2010)


SYNOPSIS: A behind the scenes look at the exploitation movement of cinema in the Philippines throughout the 1970’s and 80’s. REVIEW: Directed By: Mark Hartley Starring: Carmen Argenziano, Allan Arkush, John Ashley, Judith Brown, Steve Carver, Roger Corman, Gerardo De Leon, Eddie Garcia, Pam Grier, Sid Haig Ever secretly wondered about all of those campy, drive inn classics yet were ...

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Film Review: Horror Business (2005)


SYNOPSIS: Filmmaker Christopher P. Garetano probes the minds of some of the horror business’s most intriguing personalities in this thought-provoking documentary shot over the course of two years. Highlights include interviews with Mark Borchardt of American Movie, David Gebroe of Zombie Honeymoon, Herschell Gordon Lewis of Blood Feast, Sid Haig of The Devil’s Rejects and film critic and author Joe ...

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Interview: Sid Haig (House Of 1000 Corpses, The Devil’s Rejects, Spider Baby) – 2010

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Remember that Christmas surprise I promised? Well, it’s none other than the head-twisting, hand-wringing, ape-walking, dribble-drooling Ralph from Spider Baby (1968) himself, Sid Haig. A veteran of more than fifty films, from Jack Hill’s exploitation flicks of the sixties and seventies, to his recurring role of Captain Spaulding in Rob Zombie movies like House Of 1000 Corpses (2003), The Devil’s ...

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Film Review: The Devil’s Rejects (2005)


SYNOPSIS: When tough-as-nails Sheriff Wydell and his awesome 1970s moustache find that the backwoods, psychedelic Firefly family gruesomely murdered his brother in cold blood he vows revenge at the cost of his sanity. After an attack on the house of corpses unleashes the family members onto the dusty highways of Ruggsville, Sheriff Wydell pursues in their horrific wake. Director/ Screenplay: ...

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Sid Haig Honored at Sitges – October 11th


Press Release: We are honoured to announce that Sid Haig will be accepting the Maria Honorifica award at the 43rd annual Sitges Film Festival Established in 1967, the Sitges International Film Festival is the #1 Film Festival for the “Fantastic” genre – which includes horror, sci-fi, fantasy and thrillers – and counts more than 100,000 visitors each year. The festival ...

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