Monthly Archives: April 2013

Sorority Girls from Hell: The Vern Reviews Alpha Girls.

Alpha Girls. Cast: Falon Joslyn, Beverly Rivera, Victoria Guthrie Written and Directed by: Johnny Zito, Tony Trov People don’t make exploitation or B Movies much anymore. Back in the late 70′s all the way up to the 2000′s they were … Continue reading

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The Vern takes a trip on the “Yellow Submarine”. 1968

Note*** This review previously appeared on my other site,but I thought it looked much better on this one Yellow Submarine Cast:  John Clive, Paul Angelis Writers:  Lee Minoff, Al Brodax, John Mendlsohn Erich Segal Director:  George Dunning

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Forbidden Hollywood: The Divorcee 1930

Before the Hayes code was put in to effect as the early ratings system in 1934. Movies around that time had rougher subject matter and showed a lot of things that were considered to be taboo. The ones from this … Continue reading

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The Vern reviews Canada’s version of Crash.

Crash (1996) Cast:  James Spader, Holly Hunter Writers: J.G. Ballard (Novel)  David Cronenberg (Screenplay) Director: David Cronenberg. One of the most controversial films of the 90′s, David Cronenberg’s “Crash“, was met with a lot of  backlash and heated debate when it … Continue reading

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All Time Classics: His Girl Friday. 1940

His Girl Friday.  Cast: Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Belamy Writers: Ben Hecht, Charles MacArtur(“The Front Page”)    Charles Lederer(Screenplay) Director: Howard Hawks In the screenplay for Quentin Tarantino’s “Pulp Fiction“.  He writes that the couple who robs the resteraunt … Continue reading

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Criterion Corner: Being John Malkovich 1999.

 The Criterion Collection for years have been releasing the best versions of movies on DVD and Blue Ray.  They are hands down the ultimate praise a film can receive,and while many claim  the Oscar to be  the ultimate recognition.  Having the … Continue reading

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The Woman in the Window.1944

The Woman in The Window (1944) Cast: Edward G Robinson, Joan Bennett Writers: J.H. Wallis(Novel) Nunally Johnson(Screenplay) Director: Fritz Lang   This was recommended to me on my Netflix Que and since I am a fan of all kinds of movies I thought this would … Continue reading

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A Written Exploration on Savage Witches.

Savage Witches Cast: Christina Wood, Victoria Smith. Writers and Directors:   Daniel Fawcett ,Clara Pais. How does one begin to describe a movie that refuses to have a description. In no way should this be classified as a movie and … Continue reading

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Forbidden Hollywood: Barbarella 1968

Yes I know this is not a precode movie, but I still believe it belongs in this section. Mainly because there is no way this movie would have been released today with just a PG rating.   Barbarella  1968 Cast: Jane Fonda, Dave … Continue reading

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Criterion Corner: Belle De Jour. 1967

The Criterion Collection for years have been releasing the best versions of movies on DVD and Blue Ray.  They are hands down the ultimate praise a film can receive,and while many claim  the Oscar to be  the ultimate recognition.  Having the … Continue reading

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