Hello again! Back in 2015, I had the very great honor of having an article published in CINEMA SEWER, accompanied by jaw-dropping illustrations by the great Robin Bougie. With Robin’s blessing, I am now sharing that article on The Grindhouse Effect. CREATED BY CINEMA: THE ENIGMA OF AJITA WILSON is an exploration of the undiminished allure of the late Ms. Wilson. So many questions linger about her life…but would the answers, and the light they would shed on this mysterious figure, dimish the ongoing fascination genre fans have for this statuesque beauty?
You can read the article HERE.
Until next time!
Welcome back! With this update we begin our look at the life and career of the tragic Shauna Grant. Parts 1 & 2 are now online…
PART ONE – Introduction
Her journey from cheerleader, to erotic icon, to addict would take a tome the size of Pride and Prejudice to fully tell…and it all happened in less than two years. This star ascended quickly, fell swiftly, and burned out far too soon. READ ARTICLE
PART TWO – The Young Like it Hot (1983) Film Review
Loni, the supervisor at a small phone exchange, is worried when rumors swell that the operators in her charge are to be replaced with computers. She hatches a plan to convince the bigwigs that they can provide services that no computer ever could. A new take on “Customer Satisfaction” ensues. READ REVIEW
Parts 3 & 4 coming later in the month. Enjoy!
Welcome back! This update brings an article on tragic starlet Julie Lee. Born to a working class family in Yorkshire, the ambitious Miss Lee dabbled in modeling, acting and even prostitution, desperate to find any means to grab the success she desperately craved. All that would come to an end in a fiery car crash on the M4 in 1983. We take a brief look at the tragically brief life and career of Julie Lee, in the latest article on The Grindhouse Effect. READ ARTICLE
In the next update, coming soon, we’ll review Julie’s only notable film role in the sloppy EMMANUELLE IN SOHO. Until then, enjoy!
Welcome, everybody, to a new month at The Grindhouse Effect!
Let’s start out with a new article, The Sacrifice of Karin Schubert. With her cool blue eyes and golden hair, Karin Schubert had a beauty created for the camera. Her film career skyrocketed in classics such as BLUEBEARD and DELUSIONS OF GRANDEUR as well as cult classics like BLACK EMANUELLE. What was the tragic secret that would make this successful mainstream star move into the world of hardcore sex films? Check out the article here.
Next up, a new wallpaper, this time based on the poster art for Lucio Fulci’s AENIGMA. Here’s a preview, check out the full size version here.