Tag Archives: Sam Fuller

Sam Fuller’s “Verboten!”

Sax von Stroheim writes: Verboten! is Sam Fuller’s Germany: Year Zero. It’s an astonishing film that surprises at every turn. I love that Fuller doesn’t do anything – in terms both of how he conceives and writes these scenes and … Continue reading

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Movie Du Jour: “The Naked Kiss” (1964)

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Cheap, lurid, corny, sensational, sentimental, blunt, and perverse, Sam Fuller’s THE NAKED KISS opens with a bald hooker beating her pimp. After winding up in Squaresville, USA she decides to go straight, lands a job as a well-respected … Continue reading

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More L.A. Noir

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Via the Facebook group Vintage Los Angeles, I came across this old video of a trip through downtown L.A. According to comments, it’s process footage shot in 1948 for the movie Shockproof, directed by Douglas Sirk and co-written by … Continue reading

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Exploitation Movie Posters

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: These days, everyone loves old exploitation movies — even smart people. In fact, it seems to me that old exploitation movies are to the artsy-smartsy set of today what Hollywood classics starring Bogart and Cagney were to the artsy-smartsy … Continue reading

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