Cinematic Oddity of the Week: Squirm (1976)

Directed By: Jeff Lieberman Starring: Don Scardino, Patricia Pearcy, R.A Dow   Tag line: “The Night is Crawling with Killers” Trivia: Kim Basinger was at one point considered for the female lead in this film         For more Cinematic oddities and reviews, head over to dvdinfatuation.com Before watching Squirm, a...

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Cinematic Oddity of the Week: I Drink Your Blood (1970)

Directed By: David E. Durston Starring: Bjaskar Roy Chowdhury, Jadin Wong, Rhonda Fultz   Trivia: This film has yet to receive a UK certificate, and was rated X by the MPAA         For more Cinematic oddities and reviews, head over to dvdinfatuation.com Our introduction to the world of I Drink Your Blood is by way of a Satanic ritual,...

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Cinematic Oddity of the Week: Savage Beach (1989)

Directed By: Andy Sidaris Starring: Dona Speir, Hope Marie Carlton, John Aprea   Tag line: “Run for cover. This is no ordinary day in the sun…” Trivia:  All principal actresses in this film were former Playboy Playmates         For more Cinematic oddities and reviews, head over to dvdinfatuation.com Savage Beach...

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Cinematic Oddity of the Week: Freaks (1932)

Directed By: Tod Browning Starring: Wallace Ford, Leila Hyams, Olga Baclanova   Tag line: “The Strangest… The Most Startling Human Story Ever Screened… Are You Afraid To Believe What Your Eyes See?” Trivia: Myrna Loy, originally slated for the Olga Baclanova role, turned down the part because she felt the script was offensive  ...

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Cinematic Oddity of the Week: Oversexed Rugsuckers from Mars (1989)

Directed By: Michael Paul Girard Starring: Dick Monda, Jean Stewart, Billybob Rhoads   Tagline: “You’ll never trust your vacuum cleaner again!”         For more Cinematic oddities and reviews, head over to dvdinfatuation.com After millions of years away, a race of miniature martians returns to earth to check on the...

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Cinematic Oddity of the Week: Spider Baby (1968)

Directed By: Jack Hill Starring: Lon Chaney Jr., Carol Ohmart, Quinn K. Redeker   Tag line: “Spider Baby will give you nightmares forever!” Trivia: The film was shot in seven days, between Aug. and Sept. of 1964         For more Cinematic oddities and reviews, head over to dvdinfatuation.com The moment the animated credits...

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Cinematic Oddity of the Week: Africa Blood and Guts (1966)

Directed By: Gualtiero Jacopetti, Franco Prosperi Starring: Sergio Rossi   Tag line: “You May LOVE It! You May HATE It! But You’ll Not FORGET It!” Trivia: Despite having almost half of the original material removed, the English print under the title Africa Blood and Guts is noted as being more gruesome than the original, uncut print...

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Cinematic Oddity of the Week: Australia After Dark (1975)

Directed By: John D. Lamond Starring: Gina Allen, Count Copernicus, Hayes Gordon   Tag line: “At Last! The Australia you’ve always wanted to see but until now … have never DARED!” Trivia: This film was heavily censored upon its release in the UK, running 12 minutes shorter than the R-rated Australian version     For more...

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Cinematic Oddity of the Week: The Late Great Planet Earth (1979)

Directed By: Robert Amram, Rolf Forsberg Starring: Orson Welles, Hal Lindsey, Babetta   Tag line: “Heaven and Earth will pass away, but my words shall not pass away. Matt. 24:35″ Trivia: Portions of the film were shot at the Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park in California         For more Cinematic oddities and reviews, head...

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Cinematic Oddity of the Week: Teenage Mother (1967)

Directed By: Jerry Gross Starring: Arlene Farber, Frederick Riccio, Julie Ange   Tag line: “Teenage Mother – Means 9 Months of Trouble!” Trivia: Director Jerry Gross paid a hospital $50 for the graphic footage of a baby being born that’s featured at the climax of the movie       For more Cinematic oddities and...

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