One of my all time favorite classic films is You Were Never Lovelier (1942) starring Fred Astaire and Rita Hayworth. It has everything I love in a movie-music, dancing, comedy, romance AND glamorous fashions! The costumes were designed by none other than Irene Lentz, the legendary Hollywood designer. And though I’ve seen this movie at least four times, I never tire of watching it, especially for the exquisite gowns Ms. Hayworth wears. Beautiful evening […]
Ray Dennis Steckler’s films have been referred to a “weird, individualistic and radical”, which suited him just fine. He didn’t fit in with the Hollywood crowd because he didn’t want to be like anyone else. He wanted to be different. And different he was!
His most famous trashy classic, “The Incredibly Strange Creatures Who Stopped Living and Became Mixed Up Zombies”, was made in 1964 with a very low budget of $38,000. Gee I would […]
In honor of Halloween, the holiday that celebrates all things spooky, scary, wicked and weird, I’ve decided to showcase some of the legends of the B Horror film genre. Their campy cult classics, dripping with blood, beastly acting, bitchin’babes and bad special effects make great fodder for an at home wisecrack fest, a la “Mystery Science Theater.” Never mind their potential […]