Author Archives: Ronnie

About Ronnie

Having survived the UK's 'video nasty' (prohibition) era I'm eager to catch up with all previously unseen sleaze and filth. I revel in mixtape oddness, boobage, gore, and proper latex special effects, don't get me started on CGI... - email Ronnie

A Night In The Lonesome October by Roger Zelazny

It’s almost October folks, so I thought I’d give you something to read over the cold winter nights. Zelazny’s ‘A Night in the Lonesome October’ is something of an oddity: it’s written with a cast of well known literary characters … Continue reading

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Superjail – the LSD-laced animated TV series from the Adult Swim network

With season three just around the corner (end of September) I think it’s time to review Superjail. Superjail is the animated bastard son of Robert Crumb and Happy Tree Friends. Each episode lays bare the crazy antics of said super … Continue reading

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The Dragon Lives Again – aka: Deadly Hands of Kung Fu – aka: Li san jiao wei zhen di yu men (1977)

There’s so many shades of awesomeness in this movie I’m not sure where to begin. OK, some history. After the death of Bruce Lee there was born an entire new sub-genre of exploitation: Brucesploitation. Yes, that’s right, people started making … Continue reading

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3 Dev Adam (aka: 3 Mighty Men, aka: Turkish Spiderman) 1973

Scrolling through the long list of reviews here on Midnight Showing I was surprised to find that I hadn’t reviewed my favourite super hero movie,¬†3 Dev Adam (aka: 3 Mighty Men) although more commonly known as The Turkish Spiderman.¬†This film … Continue reading

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NetFlix UK – Is It Worth Your Hard Earned Money?

It’s been a long time coming, but Netflix has finally arrived here in the UK. Well, not like yesterday, it’s been here a couple of months now, but I’ve been giving it a try and thought I’d share my thoughts … Continue reading

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The Exterminator (1980) – If you’re lying I’ll be back

One of the better exploitation films from my youth was The Exterminator. I still remember his catchphrase of “If you’re lying, I’ll be back”, so when the remastered directors cut surfaced, I had to see it. Fast forward to December … Continue reading

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Sint (aka: Saint) (2010) – Festive Cheer From Saint Nick!

Well, it’s that time again. You know, it’s the one where us Christian heathens become believers just to get some shitty presents. Yep, it’s Christmas. And we all need a good festive movie to get us into the spirit of … Continue reading

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Follow The Sun – much animated madness

Be sure to watch until about the 1:30 mark, that’s when it all goes psycho! via Vimeo

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The Human Centipede II (Full Sequence) (2011)

In case you’ve been living on Mars lately The Human Centipede 2 has landed! Can it out do it’s prequel (Human Centipede – First Sequence)? Let’s have a look and see…

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Machete Maidens Unleashed! (2010) – Philipino movie documentary

Another exploitation documentary, but this time with a twist. This one explores the movies from, and made in, the Philipine’s. Many with the help of the infamous Ferdinand Marcos (he of the wife with many shoes). Covering everything from the … Continue reading

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