Film studies activism on the cheap: socio-political themes in exploitation movies in 1970, independent producer-director roger corman founded his own low-budget production-distribution film company, new world pictures. Exploitation titan jack hill, who went on to make such cult favorites as switchblade sisters, the swinging cheerleaders, and foxy brown, made his solo directorial debut with this fascinating, offbeat shocker. It’s also a rare interview (a fairly comprehensive one too) as she says in the profile’s intro below, she didn’t give many interviews: it’s hard to believe that actress marlene clark’s.
The switchblade sisters - mothers, lock up your sons the switchblade sisters are coming find this pin and more on grindhouse cinema by todd yeager switchblade sisters is a 1975 action, adventure film directed by jack hill and starring marlene clark, joanne nail. Switchblades and suffrage - the femsploitation films of jack hill two of the most innovative works of the movement, laura mulvey’s innovative essay, visual pleasure and narrative cinema, and molly haskell’s (1974), and switchblade sisters (1975), filmmaker jack hill created feminist works of art that exhibit strong female characters. Spider baby exploitation titan jack hill, who went on to make such cult favorites as switchblade sisters , the swinging cheerleaders , and foxy brown , made his solo directorial debut with this fascinating, offbeat shocker.
The accompanying collector's booklet includes new essays by us critic glenn kenny and i hope this means that other jack hill films like coffy and switchblade sisters are going to get the arrow. Blood bath had a complex and troubled production history, marked by various cuts and reshoots in 1963 roger corman had co-produced a yugoslavia -made spy thriller called operation: titian , but the film was deemed unreleasable. Switchblade sisters now let’s get to the more intimate stuff quentin is a huge jack hill fan, and hill’s work is of course something cineastes have to look into (if you haven’t already.
Clips of switchblades being used in films that came out between 1970 and 1979 in order of appearance the cross and the switchblade (1970) 0:00 the kremli. The solar eclipse has held an almost mystical fascination for humans from the moment we first looked into the heavens to civilizations throughout history that depended on the cycles of the sun and moon and the seasons for survival, it was an inexplicable event, the work of gods or demons and a harbinger of ill tidings. When a poor college student who cracks an online poker game goes bust, he arranges a face-to-face with the man he thinks cheated him, a sly offshore entrepreneur. These mini-essays are intended as a kind of think-piece or intellectual exercise in learning about the critical evaluation and uses of sources, in the case of the first, and in learning from critical, historical perspectives more broadly, in the case of the second.
Alongside fest regulars leonard maltin and doug benson, we’re proud to announce that april wolfe’s incisive switchblade sisters will also be coming to the festival for an episode of the popular show. She hosts the film podcast switchblade sisters on the maximum fun network and is a panelist on who shot ya her fiction and essays have appeared in a public space, the pinch, quarterly west, the collagist, barrelhouse, marie claire , and other publications. The planets aligned in 1964 as william castle’s strait-jacket premiered in january and susan sontag’s notes on camp was published later that fall there’s no mention of castle’s axe-happy melodrama in sontag’s essay - an eclectic rundown of kitsch touchstones extolling everything from the mysterians to steve reeves - and that’s surprising because frame by frame, castle’s. 70's - 'deathrace 2000' - i don't think i've ever not been stoned when i've seen this film its basically wacky races with a body count (literally they have a counter on the screen) david carradine is as wooden as they come and sylvester stallone post-porn but pre-rocky. Coffy [blu-ray] (jack hill, 1973) review by gary tooze a video essay by author mikel j koven , switchblade sisters) managed to beat death wish to the screens by a year with this violent tale of a citizen touched by crime and deciding to fight back her little 11-year old sister is a hopeless addict, the police can't help, and poor.
Essays ‘2001: a space odyssey’ in image and music by robert c cumbow / nov 07, 2016 / (1974), both starring pam grier, and switchblade sisters (1975), a girl-gang picture that quentin tarantino rereleased under his rolling thunder banner in the late 1990s. Eric david has written a long essay on the role of vice in quentin tarantino’s filmsi think alot of the connections he tries to make – particularly the paragraph on the name bill from kill bill – are a real stretch. Bruce is a brilliant cryptographer and security expert, who's written countless articles and academic papers and published 13 books, including data and goliath: the hidden battles to collect your data and control your world. On the new episode of switchblade sisters (46’07”), april wolfe talks with anna biller (the love witch) about joan crawford’s work in david miller’s sudden fear (1992) and “dissect the masterful screenplay, written by famed female screenwriter, lenore coffee.
Alongside fest regulars leonard maltin and doug benson, we’re proud to announce that april wolfe’s incisive switchblade sisters will also be coming to the festival for an episode of the. Up until now our earliest switchblade in cinema sighting has been the 1929 film pandora's box i was pretty convinced that was the first time a switchblade had ever been used in a movie wellllit turns out i was wrong. Explore begüm canel's board joanne nail on pinterest | see more ideas about nail, ongles and polish. Start studying italian neorealism, france in the 60s the new wave, european art cinema, american exploitation cinema learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.
The criterion collection has announced that it will add a number of new titles to its blu-ray catalog in september an essay by novelist and critic nathaniel rich switchblade sisters. The style of the posters references 1970s exploitation films (see: switchblade sisters), but the image of the girl gang is also “a symbol of solidarity,” according to funke “the posters can give people affected by street harassment a voice—a “fuck you” to harassers or a “be safe, we're with you” to everyone else,” says funke. Rizzuto estileto in switchblade sisters, 1975 switchblade sisters, 1975 usa centaur pictures inc italian stilettos in the valachi papers, 1972 the valachi papers, 1972 france, italy. Among the films discussed are the thing, cronenberg's shivers, invasion of the body snatchers, under the skin, i spit on your grave, the stendahl syndrome, the last house on the left, martyrs, hostel, halloween, friday the 13th, caged, the big doll house, death proof, and switchblade sisters.