Too Hot to Handle

Wide lapels, wah-pedal funk guitar, stick-fighting, S&M, avocado target practise, (real) cockfighting and a femme fatale? All key ingredients ┬áto a fantastic 70s B-movie stew. Too Hot to Handle, a 1977 Roger Corman production, also features a slew of international accents (Dutch, Floridian, Filipino, Israeli) and is set in beautiful Manila, making great use ofContinue reading “Too Hot to Handle”

Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel

This is the second time that Elisa Lam’s name has come up on this site. The first was when we reviewed Hunter, a hilariously inept 2015 action movie with conspicuously overdubbed sax playing and a protagonist with a protruding gut, but which referenced Lam’s horrifying death at the Cecil Hotel. Now, Crime Scene: The VanishingContinue reading “Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel”