[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE PODCAST] ALIEN-SPLOITATION

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE PODCAST] ALIEN-SPLOITATION


May 19, 2017    Jon Abrams

    Jon, Freeman, and Mike are joined by Daily Grindhouse contributor Anya Novak to discuss the glut of ALIEN rip-offs that flooded theaters post-1979. Anya shares her particular expertise on the Italian ALIEN CONTAMINATION from director Luigi Cozzi as its one of the infamous “Video Nasties” banned from the…

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE PODCAST] LUCAS-SPLOITATION

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE PODCAST] LUCAS-SPLOITATION


May 19, 2017    Jon Abrams

    This week, Mike, Jon, and Freeman celebrate #MayTheFourth with a look at some of their favorite STAR–WARS-inspired films, rip-offs, & knock-offs with the arbitrary genre of Lucasploitation. The Daily Grindhouse team discuss such cult-classics as MESSAGE FROM SPACE, STARCRASH, BATTLE BEYOND THE STARS, STARCHASER: THE LEGEND OF ORIN, Disney’s…

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE PODCAST] WHITEWASHING-SPLOITATION

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE PODCAST] WHITEWASHING-SPLOITATION


April 29, 2017    Jon Abrams

    This week on the Daily Grindhouse Podcast, Jon, Mike & Freeman discuss the controversy surrounding the big-budget remake of 1995’s anime classic, GHOST IN THE SHELL. The just-released film has come under fire, accused of “white-washing” the main character of the original by casting Scarlett Johansson in the…

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE PODCAST] APES-SPLOITATION

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE PODCAST] APES-SPLOITATION


April 29, 2017    Jon Abrams

    With KONG: SKULL ISLAND hitting theaters, Jon Abrams, Freeman Williams, and Mike Vanderbilt decided to look back at APESPLOITATION in the ’70s, when a slew of filmmakers attempted to cash in on Dino De Laurentiis’ 1976 KING KONG remake starring Jeff Bridges and Jessica Lange. The Grindhouse squad…

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE PODCAST] BLOB COACHELLA!

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE PODCAST] BLOB COACHELLA!


April 29, 2017    Jon Abrams

    Jon Abrams and Freeman Williams are joined by Danielle Sinay, granddaughter (or is it great-granddaughter?) of Jack Harris, the producer of the original 1958 BLOB and the 1988 remake, as well as the arbitrary genre of BLOBSPLOITATION.   LISTEN HERE, OR FIND US ON iTUNES!    

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE PODCAST] SNAKE-SPLOITATION

[THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE PODCAST] SNAKE-SPLOITATION


April 29, 2017    Jon Abrams

      The Daily Grindhouse podcast is back! This week, EIC Jon Abrams, Assistant Editor Mike Vanderbilt, and contributor Freeman Williams discuss THE WAILING, social horror such as GET OUT and TARGETS, and slither into the arbitrary genre of “Sssnakesploitation.” How drunk was Oliver Reed on the set of…

THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE PODCAST RETURNS!

THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE PODCAST RETURNS!


March 6, 2017    dailygri

      It’s been a long time, shouldn’t have left you, without three dopes and a podcast to listen to…   The Daily Grindhouse Podcast officially returns today. Click here to listen to our new episode! It will feature a rotating cavalcade of stars, but for now you’re stuck…

THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE PODCAST EP.24: HOUSE OF THE DEAD (1978)

THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE PODCAST EP.24: HOUSE OF THE DEAD (1978)


April 30, 2014    dailygri

An adulturer enters a mortuary and has the attendant tell him four stupid stories about the people in the coffins around him, which occasionally relate to their deaths. Truly, the saddest melody is the sound of goodbye. Our very special guest is the brilliant mind behind Psychotronic Netflix and the…

THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE PODCAST EP.23: THE TWILIGHT PEOPLE (1972)

THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE PODCAST EP.23: THE TWILIGHT PEOPLE (1972)


April 16, 2014    dailygri

THE TWILIGHT PEOPLE is a rare mixture of ISLAND OF LOST SOULS, THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME, a small smattering of NIGHT EYES 2, and a large dollop of stupid. Directed by legendary Filipino director Eddie Romero, and starring the considerably less legendary John Ashley, I will admit without reservation that…

THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE PODCAST EP.22: THE DEVIL’S EXPRESS (1976)

THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE PODCAST EP.22: THE DEVIL’S EXPRESS (1976)


April 2, 2014    dailygri

When an ancient Chinese demon invades the subway system of New York, it’s up to renowned martial arts star Warhawk Tanzania to whoop some monster ass. This would be renowned martial arts star Warhawk Tanzania’s last film, rounding out his illustrious filmography at a total of two. Direct Download Link…

THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE PODCAST EP.21: GANJA AND HESS (1973)

THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE PODCAST EP.21: GANJA AND HESS (1973)


March 18, 2014    dailygri

After being stabbed by a diseased dagger from an ancient civilization, Dr. Hess Green discovers that he is now not only immortal, but also has an unquenchable thirst for blood. Just don’t call him a vampire. To make matters worse, Dr. Green soon finds himself falling in love with his…

THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE PODCAST EP.20: RAW FORCE (1982)

THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE PODCAST EP.20: RAW FORCE (1982)


March 5, 2014    dailygri

Mike, John, and the rest of the esteemed Burbank Karate Club take an ill-advised trip to the fabled Warrior Island. When they finally arrive – after an exhaustive boat party – they are plagued by cannibal monks, disgraced zombie martial artists, and a jade smuggler with a horrific German accent…

THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE PODCAST EP.19: THRILLER: THEY CALL HER ONE EYE (1973)

THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE PODCAST EP.19: THRILLER: THEY CALL HER ONE EYE (1973)


February 22, 2014    dailygri

Frigga, a young girl rendered mute after being raped as a child, is kidnapped by Tony, a pimp sporting a Euro-sleaze beard and an even nastier plaid and paisley suit. Hooked on heroin and sold into sex slavery, it doesn’t take long for our heroine to realize that in order…

THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE PODCAST EP.18: UMBERTO LENZI’S GHOSTHOUSE (1988)

THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE PODCAST EP.18: UMBERTO LENZI’S GHOSTHOUSE (1988)


February 6, 2014    dailygri

  While messing with his ham radio, Paul, a milquetoast data processor and the film’s unfortunate hero, suddenly receives a strange transmission of a man (with an incredibly girly scream) calling for help. Never one to shy away from danger, Paul and his girlfriend Martha pack up their van and…

THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE PODCAST EP.17: GEORGE ARMITAGE’S VIGILANTE FORCE (1976)

THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE PODCAST EP.17: GEORGE ARMITAGE’S VIGILANTE FORCE (1976)


January 21, 2014    dailygri

When the boomtown of Elk Hills is overrun with crime, redneckery, and violence, Ben (a rather vanilla Jan Michael Vincent) turns to his brother Aaron (a rather bearded Kris Kristofferson) to help clean up the streets. Once Aaron assumes power, however, it doesn’t take long for Ben and the rest…

THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE PODCAST EP.16: JAMAA FANAKA’S STREET WARS (1992)

THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE PODCAST EP.16: JAMAA FANAKA’S STREET WARS (1992)


January 7, 2014    dailygri

When Frank, the city’s top drug dealer, is assassinated by a rival gang, it’s up to his brother Sugarpop to assume his deceased sibling’s prestigious position. Armed with his street smarts, a motley crew of thugs, and a fleet of recreational vehicles fitted with automatic weapons, Sugarpop takes to the…

THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE PODCAST EP. 15: THE GEORGE LAZENBY INTERVIEW

THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE PODCAST EP. 15: THE GEORGE LAZENBY INTERVIEW


January 2, 2014    dailygri

When he wasn’t being one of the most underrated Bonds of our time, he was busting baddies for Golden Harvest along with Sammo Hung, Jimmy Wang Yu, and others. G had the chance to talk to Mr. Lazenby about his unlikely career that started with him selling cars, to him…

DAILY GRINDHOUSE PODCAST: REMEMBERING PAUL WALKER AND A LOOK AT THE FAST & FURIOUS FRANCHISE

DAILY GRINDHOUSE PODCAST: REMEMBERING PAUL WALKER AND A LOOK AT THE FAST & FURIOUS FRANCHISE


December 5, 2013    dailygri

G and Perry were going to review Vanity and John Stamos in NEVER TOO YOUNG TO DIE but then we learned about Paul Walker and we decided to hold off on ridiculing that film so we could honor the late actor with a proper DG send off. Walker had a…

DAILY GRINDHOUSE PODCAST EP13: CORY YUEN’S ABOVE THE LAW (1986)

DAILY GRINDHOUSE PODCAST EP13: CORY YUEN’S ABOVE THE LAW (1986)


November 26, 2013    dailygri

If you clicked on this thinking you were getting a dose of little Stevie Seagal and the Melody Makers (I’ve never heard of them either), you clicked for the wrong reasons… or the right reason that turned out to be wrong by no fault of your own… or something. Anyway,…

DAILY GRINDHOUSE PODCAST BONUS EPISODE: MATT CADE’S ANGEL DUST NEEDS YOUR HELP!

DAILY GRINDHOUSE PODCAST BONUS EPISODE: MATT CADE’S ANGEL DUST NEEDS YOUR HELP!


November 21, 2013    dailygri

Our friend Matt Cade is making a film based on the techniques and filmography of John Carpenter. We talked to Matt about his project and proceeded to plug the hell out of the film’s Kickstarter campaign throughout the 10 minute mini-episode. Time to kick the door down with two guns…

DAILY GRINDHOUSE PODCAST EP12: EMPEROR OF THE NORTH (1973) SPECIAL GUEST: AUTHOR DWAYNE EPSTEIN

DAILY GRINDHOUSE PODCAST EP12: EMPEROR OF THE NORTH (1973) SPECIAL GUEST: AUTHOR DWAYNE EPSTEIN


November 15, 2013    dailygri

G, Perry, and Lee Marvin jump a train with the ruthless Ernest Borgnine at the wheel. It’s EMPEROR OF THE NORTH (1973) directed by Robert Aldrich about life on the rails and what happens when things go south while traveling north. This is a badass action film with one of…

THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE PODCAST EP11: STUNT ROCK (1980) WITH SPECIAL GUEST: BRIAN TRENCHARD-SMITH

THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE PODCAST EP11: STUNT ROCK (1980) WITH SPECIAL GUEST: BRIAN TRENCHARD-SMITH


November 7, 2013    dailygri

“If you don’t like Brian Trenchard-Smith, you can get the fuck out.” Quentin Tarantino G and Perry kick out the jams with STUNT ROCK, Trenchard-Smith’s rock and roll tribute to Hollywood’s stuntmen who gladly put themselves in peril so you can have something to do while you finger your popcorn….

DAILY GRINDHOUSE PODCAST EP10: THE HAL NEEDHAM TRIBUTE SHOW

DAILY GRINDHOUSE PODCAST EP10: THE HAL NEEDHAM TRIBUTE SHOW


November 1, 2013    dailygri

Mr. Hal Needham, the greatest stuntman in the history of Hollywood and director of SMOKEY AND THE BANDIT, HOOPER, CANNONBALL RUN, MEGAFORCE and others, passed away last Friday at the age of 82. On the show this week we’re going to be talking about Needham’s career, impact, and legacy. G…

DAILY GRINDHOUSE PODCAST BONUS EPISODE: PUMPKIN KING: THE DG HALLOWEEN PLAYLIST

DAILY GRINDHOUSE PODCAST BONUS EPISODE: PUMPKIN KING: THE DG HALLOWEEN PLAYLIST


October 28, 2013    dailygri

Who will survive and what will be left of them? DG proudly presents Pumpkin King: The DG Halloween Playlist, a trip through the cinematic macabre featuring classic themes, iconic artists, and a few vintage horror film radio spots sure to send a chill up your spine. Come sinners… he has…