BIKER WEEK: She-Devils on Wheels (1968)

Herschell Gordon Lewis pretty much invented gore. But with this movie, he showed us all how to make a biker movie that takes it to the limit and way beyond. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mgagDX8Yovs The Maneaters are the secret that Karen keeps from her family. They're a rough, tough and ready to rumble group of female motorcyclists who… Continue reading BIKER WEEK: She-Devils on Wheels (1968)

LEAGUE OF FORGOTTEN HEROES: Satanik (1968)

Satanik isn't a hero, but it is based on an Italian comic book which was part of the fumetti neri (black comics) phase that Danger: Diabolik inspired (which is why Satanik is spelled that way). Marnie Bannister is a biologist and chemist who earned her Ph.D. at a young age. While a technically brilliant scientist, she is… Continue reading LEAGUE OF FORGOTTEN HEROES: Satanik (1968)

SARTANA WEEK: If You Meet Sartana Pray for Your Death (1968)

For the first film in what would come to be the Sartana series, star Gianni Garko wanted a character whose motivation was more than just vengeance. After turning down script after script, Renato Izzi's take on the character -- a man free from sentiment who pits rivals against one another -- Sartana was born. What breaks… Continue reading SARTANA WEEK: If You Meet Sartana Pray for Your Death (1968)