SHORT ENDS – LEGO ALIEN, “FLESH” MUSIC, GLORIA LEONARD TRIBUTE AND MORE

The Rialto Report presents a great tribute to Gloria Leonard, who died last week, from the members of Club 90, including Annie Sprinkle, Candida Royalle, Veronica Hart and Veronica Vera.

Ten international animated sexploitation features from the sixties and seventies, several of which you can watch immediately!

Our own Trash Film Guru serves up a heaping help of hicksploitation as he writes about MIDNIGHT PLOWBOY.

No-Budget Nightmares’ Moe is joined by Justin Oberhostzer and Gary Hill in an examination of PUPPET MASTER III on the Drunk on VHS Podcast.

Animator Jimmy Murakami, who directed the Corman-produced BATTLE BEYOND THE STARS and the nuclear war film WHEN THE WIND BLOWS (1986), has passed away at 80.  He also directed the 1974 “Mad Magazine TV Special” and a number of memorable shorts, including the memorable BULLET, below:

Christopher Malcolm, the original Brad in the stage version of “The Rocky Horror Show” whose acting work includes LABYRINTH (as Sarah’s father), EAT THE RICH, THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK and 1981’s SHOCK TREATMENT, has died at the age of 67.

surfnazisNeil Gaiman reveals the cover for his new book, “The Truth is a Cave in the Black Mountains.”

Troma has re-released SURF NAZIS MUST DIE… on VHS?

An impressive compilation of the music of the Findlays’ THE TOUCH OF HER FLESH all in one place.

Jack Black to play a fictionalized version of “Goosebumps” author R.L. Stine in a cinematic adaptation of the book series.

Trailer arrives for LOCKE, a real-time thriller starring Tom Hardy, directed by Steven Knight, the writer of DIRTY PRETTY THINGS.

Three remakes of ‘80s movies are no match for THE LEGO MOVIE at the box office.

Because everything is Lego now, here’s a recreation of the chestburster scene from ALIEN recreated with blocks:  (It’s actually pretty cool.)

Here’s an impressive supercut of movie dream sequences, featuring the likes of A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET, SPELLBOUND, BRAZIL and, natch, INCEPTION. No DEATHROW GAMESHOW?

Lastly, here’s a trailer for THE BREAKFAST CLUB recut as a thriller:

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