Grindhouse Cinema. An Introduction.

During the 1930s, burlesque theatres became increasingly popular in America. These vintage equivalents to modern-day strip clubs included ‘bump and ‘grind’ shows, and subsequently they became commonly referred to as Grindhouse’s. By the late 1950s, a combination of a social pressure on burlesque shows, which had gained a sleazy and shady reputation in the 1940‘s […]

The Thing (2011)

The discovery of an unidentifiable structure and unknown creature buried deep beneath the ice of Antarctica, leads a group of international scientists, based at a nearby Norwegian research centre, to investigate. The Thing (2011) is a prequel to John Carpenters, infamous 1982 masterpiece, which was based upon the equally perfect novella, ‘Who goes there?’ written […]