Caged Heat Kicks off ‘A Tribute to Jonathan Demme’ June 9th at Webster University

“Even for criminals you’re just a particularly poor reflection on womanhood.” Caged Heat screens Friday, June 9th at Webster University’s Moore Auditorium (470 East Lockwood). This is the first film ...

Beyond the Valley of the Dolls

This is my film review and it Freaks Me Out!  Girlie-art legend Russ Meyer and then- tyro critic Roger Ebert fashion the most garish, vulgar and absurd satire of wild Hollywood that they can think of, ...

Review: Russ Meyer's "Beyond The Valley Of The Dolls" (1970) And "The Seven Minutes" (1971); Double Feature Release From Arrow Films

By Darren Allison (This review pertains to a region 2 UK release). Mark Robson’s Valley of the Dolls (1967) became something of commercial success, despite being generally panned by the critics. ...

‘Beyond the Valley of the Dolls’ Blu-ray Review

Stars: Dolly Read, Cynthia Myers, Marcia McBroom, John Lazar, Michael Blodgett, David Gurian, Edy Williams, Erica Gavin, Phyllis Elizabeth Davis, Harrison Page, Duncan McLeod, James Iglehart, Charles ...

Blu-ray Review – Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (1970)

Beyond the Valley of the Dolls, 1970. Directed by Russ Meyer. Starring Dolly Read, Cynthia Myers, Marcia McBroom, John Lazar, Duncan McLeod, Michael Blodgett, Erica Gavin, Phyllis Davis, Edy ...

Sliff 2014 – Roberta Collins Tribute with Screening of Caged Heat & Live Music November 22nd

Caged Heat screens Saturday November 22nd at 8pm as part of The St. Louis International Film Festival. There will also be a concert by Stace England and the Screen Syndicate, who play an album of ...

Sliff 2014 – Roberta Collins Tribute with Screening of Caged Heat and Live Music November 15th

Caged Heat screens Saturday November 22nd at 8pm as part of The St. Louis International Film Festival. There will also be a concert by Stace England and the Screen Syndicate, who play an album of ...

24th Annual St. Louis International Film Festival Nov. 13-23 – The Schedule Has Been Announced!

Oscar bait performances by Reese Witherspoon, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Timothy Spall, a Tenacious Eats “Movies for Foodies” event, and a tribute to the St. Louis-born silent film star King Baggot are ...

Sleaze Champion Russ Meyer Pleasures Himself With Vixen!

Sleaze Champion Russ Meyer Pleasures Himself With Vixen! Pioneering American sexploitation filmmaker Russ Meyer was at his best when he was most casually crass. Vixen!, the last movie Meyer made before Beyond the Valley of the Dolls and his vain chase for ...

Top Ten Tuesday: The Best of Russ Meyer

The Russ Meyer Show Featuring Kitten Natividad takes place in St. Louis this Friday, June 15th at The Way Out Club. Details at the end of this article. Article by Jim Batts, Dana Jung, and Tom ...

DVD Review: Jackson County Jail/Caged Heat

Fresh off pimping out upcoming Shout! Factory releases, here's my review of one of their recent releases.  This DVD rocks!I'm going to go in reverse order on this one, because I can.  Caged Heat is a ...

Joshua Reviews Shout! Factory’s Jackson County Jail / Caged Heat! [Roger Corman Cult Classics DVD]

While he may be best known for his low-budget, science fiction pictures, nothing truly says Roger Corman or his New World Pictures brand quite like the prison, or in the case of both Jackson County ...

Could a Russ Meyer biopic, directed by David O. Russell, be the 'Ed Wood' of sleaze?

Could a Russ Meyer biopic, directed by David O. Russell, be the 'Ed Wood' of sleaze? I usually make a point of not commenting on movies that haven’t been made yet, regardless of how promising they may sound. Yet when I learned that director David O. Russell, coming off The Fighter, ...

Party Favors: No Winners

Encino - One of the joys of life is not in the getting, but the ability to give. For the longest time I thought that sentiment was bullshit. It sounded more like the excuse of plague carrier. How can ...

Favourite Fashions From Beyond the Valley of the Dolls

Less a costume movie and more a fashion one, Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (1970) is typical of its celebrated naughty director Russ Meyer in all the best possible ways. Meyer fills the screen with ...

Top Ten Prison Flicks

There's a prison picture for every mood and inclination, from trashy romps to hard-hitting exposés. Are you craving a little sleazy Wip (that's "women in prison," newbies) action? Feel the need to get ...