Charlie Hobbs
Contributing Writer; Texas, USA

Roman Porno Double Feature #3: ZOOM IN: SEX APARTMENTS & A TRUE STORY OF A WOMAN IN JAIL: CONTINUES

On July 10th, Impulse Films released the latest pair of films in their ongoing and popular Nikkatsu Erotic Films Collection, more commonly known as the Roman Porno series. This latest set of films are related to previous releases in the... More »
  

DVD Review: COUNTESS PERVERSE (Mondo Macabro)

I can now proudly say that with the completion of this, my second Franco review, I've officially covered almost 1% of Jess Franco's career output. To call Jess Franco prolific would be an insult. Very few directors in history can... More »
  

Synapse Will Share THE LIFE AND DEATH OF A PORNO GANG On Blu-ray/DVD This August!

Back in 2010, when everyone was flipping their lid over A Serbian Film, there was another little Serbian feature that went just as far, if not even further in the black heart of the post-Milosevic nation. The Life and Death... More »
  

Review: PIRANHA 3DD Pumps Up The Tits, Still Falls Flat

When I heard that John Gulager of Feast had been hired to direct the sequel to Alexandre Aja's Piranha 3D, I was wary, but I thought, "Hey, I liked Feast, let's give this guy a chance!" Of course, my mistake... More »
  

Blu-ray/DVD Details For Autonomy Pictures THE BUNNY GAME Are Here

Adam Rehmeier's The Bunny Game gained notoriety last fall by being one of the recent victims of a BBFC ban. The film was refused certification by the board, who called it, "unacceptable to the public". While the film remains unreleasable... More »
  

Jean Rollin On Blu-ray: THE DEMONIACS Review

Okay, mark it, May 31st, 2012: The day I encountered a Jean Rollin flick that I just didn't like. The Demoniacs is an unusual film in Rollin's catalog for a number of reasons. The most obvious difference is the lack... More »
  

Roman Porno DVD Double Feature #2: EROS SCHOOL: FEELS SO GOOD & ZOOM UP: THE BEAVER BOOK GIRL

There really is nothing like Japanese sex cinema.I want to preface this review by saying that there is nothing funny about rape, and my comments in regards to these films should be taken solely as a reaction to the very... More »
  

Jean Rollin On Blu-ray: REQUIEM FOR A VAMPIRE Review

There is something very impetuous about Jean Rollin's fourth feature film. Shot on a very tight schedule with virtually no script, Requiem for a Vampire (Cursed Virgins or Virgins and Vampires) is a sort of stream of consciousness work from... More »
  

Jean Rollin On Blu-ray: THE RAPE OF THE VAMPIRE Review

With the second wave of Jean Rollin Blu-ray releases from Redemption/Kino on May 29th, I get to resume this series, and that makes me smile. The first of the discs hitting store shelves next Tuesday is Rollin's debut feature, The... More »
  

Blu-ray Review: 42ND STREET FOREVER: THE BLU-RAY EDITION

In 2005 Synapse Films released the most fantastic collection of exploitation trailers the world had ever seen, 42nd Street Forever. There were boobs, butts, and blaxploitation; sexploitation, drugs, and rock 'n roll; and horror, action, and all manner of '60s... More »
  

Jess Franco's COUNTESS PERVERSE Coming To US DVD From Mondo Macabro!

Mondo Macabro is one of my favorite video labels EVER and the subject of our next Video Home Invasion column. Until I get that rolling, however, here's a lovely piece of news for fans of '70s sleaze. Jess Franco's Countess... More »
  

Blu-ray Review: KILLER NUN (Blue Underground)

Nunsploitation is one of those subgenres of film that exploded in the '70s and '80s and has entirely died out in the years since. The confined quarters of the convent provided a hothouse in which every variety of perversion, mania,... More »
  

Blu-ray Reviews: THE ASPHYX & MARQUIS DE SADE'S JUSTINE

The next two weeks see the continuation of Kino's Redemption Blu-ray series with spine numbers 8 and 9, The Asphyx and Marquis De Sade's Justine. This is the second pair of non-Rollin British genre films titles to come from Redemption,... More »
  

Roman Porno DVD Double Feature: DEBAUCHERY & (TRUE STORY OF A WOMAN IN JAIL) SEX HELL

About 18 months ago Impulse Pictures, in cooperation with Synapse Films, released the Nikkatsu Roman Porno Trailer Collection on DVD. This disc was a ninety minute journey through that strange world of the Roman Porno series, one of the most... More »
  

Giallo Showdown! STRIP NUDE FOR YOUR KILLER Blu-ray / THE GIRL IN ROOM 2A DVD Review

For the week of March 27th, sleaze fans are fortunate to have two gialli hitting store shelves from amazing companies Blue Underground and Mondo Macabro. The more notorious of the two is Blue Underground's Blu-ray upgrade of Andrea Bianchi's (Burial... More »
  

DVD Review: THE PRIVATE AFTERNOONS OF PAMELA MANN

Ah, vintage porn. Adult films and performers are ubiquitous these days, appearing regularly in mainstream film and on various reality shows. It has been said that every great technological innovation that the Internet has bestowed upon us was spurred by... More »
  

Blu-ray Review: BABA YAGA

The '70s were a great time for creepy/groovy films, and Baba Yaga is a prime example of this style of film. The witch, Baba Yaga, is a component of many ancient Slavic folk tales, but I'm not sure that she... More »
  

Blu-ray Review: FRANKENHOOKER (UK)

Back in October, I reviewed the Synapse Films Blu-ray release of Frank Henenlotter's Frankenhooker.  Earlier this month Arrow Video in the released their edition of the film on Blu-ray. This review will include my analysis of the film from the... More »
  

DVD Review: NAKED CAME THE STRANGER

This review may be a first for Twitch. I don't think we've ever reviewed a proper adult film. We've certainly not shied away from films with unsimulated sexual contact, but those scenes have typically been incidental rather than integral to... More »
  

DVD Review: ABCs OF LOVE & SEX/AUSTRALIA AFTER DARK Double Feature

When Intervision Picture Corp announced their first releases back in the fall of 2010, these two titles were on the list.  They opened with a couple of minor Jess Franco films, and among the initial slate of DVDs, this double... More »
  
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