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Grindbin Podcast - Grindhouse and Exploitation Films

Join your hosts Mike and Bobby as they delve into the world of grindhouse and exploitation films from the 1970's, 1980's and beyond. The movies they discuss range from the funny to the downright bizarre but they are always fascinating and often forgotten gems.
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Now displaying: April, 2016
Apr 27, 2016

Chris and Mike delve into another Crown International classic. And this one really is a classic. The Beach Girls (1982) is pretty much the perfect guilty pleasure - a movie that features two beach parties and pretty much nothing else.

School just got out for the summer and Sarah has invited her two friends Ducky and Ginger to spend the weekend with her at her Uncle Carl's beach house. What ensues is two beach parties for the ages.

Mike and Chris uncover some interesting information about the writer of this movie as well as what happened to some of the stars of the film. Crown was really firing on all cylinders with this film.

Apr 20, 2016

Finally! The amazing people over at Drafthouse Films have released one of the greatest mysteries in LA cinema. In 2005 a strange and mysterious movie appeared in four local movie theathers with absolutely no promotion of any kind. It's director, cast and even basic information couldn't even be found on IMDB. During it's initial run the film only made $70. It gained very little attention online and was doomed to obscurity; that is until now.

Chris and Mike discuss the background of the film: how it was made over the course of two decades, what happened to John Rad, as well as a personal connection Mike has to this film. This is the Mount Everest of bad movies!

Apr 13, 2016

Chris and Mike delve into Crown International's most successful film, the teen sexploitation classic, My Tutor (1983).

From the IMDB synopsis: A rich father hires a tutor for his son. The son is a horny teenager and the tutor is a gorgeous blonde. Complications ensue.

Thanks again for your comments and suggestions. If you have any recommendations for future movies as well as comments about past episodes, please visit our website grindhousefilm.com or find us on twitter.com/grindpod

Apr 6, 2016

How do you make a movie that attempts to be a female empowerment message yet sets women's rights back 50 years? Just ask 1973's Superchick! In this episode Chris and Mike break down yet another Crown International classic. 

Tara B True is a real special kind of lady, a super kind of lady if you will. She gets to travel the US as a flight attendant, she sleeps with a new man in every city, and she learns karate; boy the things women could achieve in the early 1970's! And to think they complained about not voting just a few decades before, just look at how far they've come. 

And how does this film relate the Reagan White House? Load up this episode and find out. 

 

 

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