Spider Baby

Back when my wife was in college, she got a call one night from a friend who had a problem. He was house sitting for a professor that was away for the weekend and somehow a bat had made its way into the house and was now flying all over the place. My future bride…

The Swinging Cheerleaders

In the world of exploitation cinema, there are three types of women’s roles that seem to stand above the rest: nurses, stewardesses, and the subject of today’s film, cheerleaders. To be honest, though, while today’s film certainly has it’s roots in the world of exploitation, it’s actually much more serious than other cheerleader epics. Join…

Blood Bath

You gotta hand it to Roger Corman. The man was certainly resourceful when it came to getting his films made. Today’s film, 1966’s “Blood Bath,” was certainly a troubled production, but to producer Corman, it never became a lost cause. It began life as a Yugoslavian spy film which Corman decided was not fit for…