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Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Doc Sleaze: The Burning Tears of the Crystal Cat on Acid (4/30/2024)

57:38 – Doc Sleaze takes another stroll down ‘Exploitation Alley’, musing about mercenaries on film, B-movies as patriarchal subjugation of women, the squalid truth about giant movie monsters and more. Plus, vaguely satirical political gibberings and more obscure movie talk. Plus, to celebrate BBC2’s sixtieth anniversary, Gerald Priestland gamely tries to get the channel launched throughout the show, before Dennis Tuohy finally gets things rolling. Includes:

BBC2 Launch Night ¦ Mercenary Movies ¦ Wild Geese (1978) Trailer ¦ Another Day, Another Sex Scandal ¦ Movie in Brief – Faceless (1987) inc Trailer ¦ BBC2 Tries to Launch Again ¦ The Dead That Vote ¦ Random Movie Trailer – The Mad Bomber (1973) ¦ BBC2 Launch Delayed Again ¦ Amazing Colossal Dumps ¦ Movie in Brief – Lucifer’s Women (1974 ) inc Trailer ¦ BBC2 Finally Launches ¦ Cinema of Subjugation ¦ BBC2 Opening Night Closedown

License for this track: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/). Attribution: by Doc Sleaze more info at TheOvernightscape.com. Released Apr 2024 on The Overnightscape Underground (onsug.com), an Internet talk radio channel focusing on a freeform monologue style, with diverse and clever hosts presenting unique programs, historic archival material, and nocturnal audio.

posted by Doc Sleaze at 2:44 pm filed in Apr24,DocSleaze,film,movie,TV  

Thursday, August 31, 2023

Doc Sleaze: Cricket at The Balmer Lawn Hotel (8/31/2023)

47:06 – It’s Summer so there’s cricket at The Balmer Lawn Hotel and all is right with the world. Doc Sleaze delves into his childhood memories in search of the origins of a present day obsession while trying to dodge lunatic drivers in German cars. Also, fever dreams, disturbing Christian fundamentalist movies, the wild, wild world of Jerry Warren and more esoteric movie talk. Includes:

Driven to Madness ¦ Forgotten Film – ‘Battle Beneath the Earth’ (1967) (including trailer) ¦ ‘A Distant Thunder’ (1978) trailer ¦ Mark of the Debit Card ¦ ‘A Thief in the Night’ (1972) trailer ¦ Fever Dream ¦ Forgotten Film – ‘The Last Grenade’ (1970) (including trailer) ¦ ‘Face of the Screaming Werewolf’ (1965) trailer ¦ The World of Jerry Warren ¦ ‘Frankenstein Island’ (1981) trailer ¦ Cricket at The Balmer Lawn Hotel

License for this track: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/). Attribution: by Doc Sleaze more info at TheOvernightscape.com. Released Aug 2023 on The Overnightscape Underground (onsug.com), an Internet talk radio channel focusing on a freeform monologue style, with diverse and clever hosts presenting unique programs, historic archival material, and nocturnal audio.

posted by Doc Sleaze at 1:38 pm filed in Aug23,DocSleaze,film,movie  

Monday, July 31, 2023

Doc Sleaze: We Can Remake it For You Wholesale (7/31/23)

51:47 – What is the point of remakes? Are modern movies really rubbish? Doc Sleaze muses contemporary cinema trends as he trains his colony of killer wasps and ponders on the decline of Dario Argento as a director. Plus, German ‘Love Bug’ movies and other obscure movie talk. Includes:

We Can Remake it For You Wholesale ¦ Forgotten Film – Dracula 3-D (2012) ¦ Superbug on Extra Tour (1973) Australian Video Trailer ¦ A Load of Old Dudu? ¦ The Superbug Rally (aka The Love Bug Rally) (1971) Australian Video Trailer ¦ Modern Films Are Rubbish (Or Are They?)¦ The Deadly Bees (1966) Trailer ¦ The Sting of Vengeance ¦ Forgotten Film – Kill! (1971) ¦ Love Boat theme (Performed by Jack Jones) Excerpt ¦ Sailing Back to the Seventies Under a Flag of Convenience ¦ Love Boat theme Excerpt

License for this track: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/). Attribution: by Doc Sleaze more info at TheOvernightscape.com. Released Jul 2023 on The Overnightscape Underground (onsug.com), an Internet talk radio channel focusing on a freeform monologue style, with diverse and clever hosts presenting unique programs, historic archival material, and nocturnal audio.

posted by Doc Sleaze at 2:49 pm filed in DocSleaze,film,Jul23,movie,TV  

Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Doc Sleaze: A View to An Eyeful (5/31/23)

45:48 – Another rag bag of pop culture musings from the mind of Doc Sleaze. This time we take in voyeurism in Bond movies and the 007 sex comedy connections, decipher the ‘rogue cop formula’, peek behind the mask of Canada’s first horror movie, fake movie sequels, how politicians use movie monsters to deny their own culpability, Orson Welles as Long John Silver and more. Includes:

A View to An Eyeful ¦ Movie in Brief – The Mask (1961), including trailer ¦ Deadly Force (1983) trailer ¦ The Rogue Cop Formula ¦ Forgotten Film – Beyond the Door III (1989) ¦ The Blob (1988) trailer ¦ Political Monsters ¦ Treasure Island (1972) trailer ¦ ‘Pieces of Eight’

License for this track: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/). Attribution: by Doc Sleaze more info at TheOvernightscape.com. Released May 2023 on The Overnightscape Underground (onsug.com), an Internet talk radio channel focusing on a freeform monologue style, with diverse and clever hosts presenting unique programs, historic archival material, and nocturnal audio.

posted by Doc Sleaze at 1:48 pm filed in DocSleaze,film,May23,movie,reviews  

Sunday, April 30, 2023

Doc Sleaze: A Different Kind of Exploitation (4/30/23)

48:15 – A look at modern day, big budget exploitation, plus some more traditional exploitation in the form of Italian ‘Alien’ knock offs, biker movies and a largely forgotten Hammer fantasy film. Also, the relativity of cinematic badness explored and capturing the crackpot demographic. Includes:

Random Movie Trailer – ‘Alien2: On Earth’ (1980) ¦ ‘Alien Contamination’ (1980) Trailer ¦ A Different Kind of Exploitation ¦ Forgotten Film – ‘Vengeance of She’ (1968) ¦ ‘She’ (1965) TV Trailer ¦ From Bad to Worse ¦ Random Movie Trailer – ‘Chrome and Hot Leather’ (1971) ¦ ‘Chrome and Hot Leather’ Radio Spot ¦ Chasing the Crackpot Clicks

License for this track: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/). Attribution: by Doc Sleaze more info at TheOvernightscape.com. Released Apr 2023 on The Overnightscape Underground (onsug.com), an Internet talk radio channel focusing on a freeform monologue style, with diverse and clever hosts presenting unique programs, historic archival material, and nocturnal audio.

posted by Doc Sleaze at 1:05 pm filed in Apr23,DocSleaze,film,movie,reviews  

Friday, March 31, 2023

Doc Sleaze: Remembering the Jet Set (3/31/23)

45:46 – Doc Sleaze delves into his seventies childhood to remember the ‘Jet Set’ and the ‘Jet Set Lifestyle’ and ponders the nature of memory and our perceptions of the past. We also celebrate the life of ‘Mr B.I.G’, try to repel the ‘Invisible Invaders’, experience some Teutonic sex comedies and watch John Saxon talk to ‘The Bees’. Includes:

Mr B.I.G ¦ ‘Empire of the Ants’ (1977) Trailer ¦ Movie in Brief: ‘Invisible Invaders’ (1959) ¦ ‘Invisible Invaders’ (1959) Trailer ¦ Remembering the ‘Jet Set’ ¦ Random Movie Trailer – ‘Baron Blood’ (1972) ¦ ‘The New Adventures of Snow White’ (1969) Excerpt ¦ Teutonic Sex Comedies ¦ Movie in Brief: ‘The Bees’ (1978)

License for this track: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/). Attribution: by Doc Sleaze more info at TheOvernightscape.com. Released Mar 2023 on The Overnightscape Underground (onsug.com), an Internet talk radio channel focusing on a freeform monologue style, with diverse and clever hosts presenting unique programs, historic archival material, and nocturnal audio.

posted by Doc Sleaze at 2:04 pm filed in DocSleaze,film,Mar23,movie,reviews  

Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Doc Sleaze: Confessions of a Middle Aged Smut Fiend (2/28/23)

45:51 – Doc Sleaze confesses to his love of seventies British smut by looking at two of the ‘Confessions’ series before spending a ‘Night on Bare Mountain’, pondering on recycled dialogue in Westerns and hoping that an apparently never ending nightmare movie actually ends. Includes:

Confessions of a Middle Aged Smut Fiend ¦ ‘Confessions of a Pop Performer’ (1975) Trailer ¦ A Snatch of Dialogue ¦ ‘House on Bare Mountain’ (1962) Excerpt ¦ Forgotten Film -‘The House on Bare Mountain’ (1962) ¦ Random Movie Trailer – ‘Gammera the Invincible’ (1966) ¦ ‘The Nightmare Never Ends’ (1980) Excerpts ¦ Movie in Brief – ‘The Nightmare Never Ends’ (1980) ¦ ‘Night Train to Terror’ (1985) Trailer ¦ The Badness Never Ends ¦ ‘Confessions of a Window Cleaner’ (1974) Opening Theme Extract

License for this track: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/). Attribution: by Doc Sleaze more info at TheOvernightscape.com. Released Feb 2023 on The Overnightscape Underground (onsug.com), an Internet talk radio channel focusing on a freeform monologue style, with diverse and clever hosts presenting unique programs, historic archival material, and nocturnal audio.

posted by Doc Sleaze at 3:30 pm filed in DocSleaze,Feb23,film,movie,reviews  

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Doc Sleaze: Famous For Fifteen Episodes… (1/31/23)

43:01 – Doc Sleaze enjoys a dose of sex, violence and video piracy via his Roku box as he ponders the legalities of streaming, not to mention the question as to whether streaming TV could make us all famous for fifteen episodes. Along the way we take a look at the treachery of dogs, spanking films as an analogy for the rise of fascism and unreliable memoirs. Includes:

Sex, Violence and Video Piracy ¦ Random Movie Trailer – What Have You Done to Solange? (1972) ¦ UK TV Vintage Dog Food Commercials ¦ Going to the Dogs ¦ Bottoms Up! (1960) Mass Caning Excerpt ¦ Forgotten Film – Education Anglaise (1982) ¦ Bottoms Up! (1960) Trailer ¦ False Memoir Syndrome ¦ Random Movie Trailer – Blood Thirst (1971) ¦ Fame (1980) Trailer ¦ Famous For Fifteen Episodes

License for this track: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/). Attribution: by Doc Sleaze more info at TheOvernightscape.com. Released Jan 2023 on The Overnightscape Underground (onsug.com), an Internet talk radio channel focusing on a freeform monologue style, with diverse and clever hosts presenting unique programs, historic archival material, and nocturnal audio.

posted by Doc Sleaze at 6:32 pm filed in DocSleaze,Jan23,movie,reviews  

Thursday, December 22, 2022

Doc Sleaze’s Christmas Turkey (12/23/22)

1:04:09 – Doc Sleaze battles a cold in order to bring you his seasonal special. After moaning about the crappy Christmas decorations in the local town centre and the trials of Christmas shopping, he finally gets to the main course of Turkey as we take a tour through some of that country’s ‘finest’ films. Thrill to Turkish Batman! Gasp at Turkish Star Trek! Adam West, meanwhile, helps some British kids cross the road. Everything is rounded off with a dessert course of more shopping moans and a double bill of Toho movies! Includes:

Christmas Bells ¦ Another Crappy Crapchester Christmas ¦ Christmas Commercial Break #1 ¦ Turkish Delight ¦ Christmas Commercial Break #2 ¦ The Joy of Christmas Shopping ¦ Christmas Commercial Break #3 ¦ More Turkish Delight ¦ Christmas Commercial Break #4 ¦ Turkish Batman ¦ Batman UK Road Safety Film, Featuring Adam West, (1967) ¦ Turkey Trek ¦ Christmas Commercial Break #5 ¦ A Final Slice of Turkey ¦ Christmas Commercial Break #6 ¦ Made in Japan ¦ Christmas Bells

License for this track: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/). Attribution: by Doc Sleaze more info at TheOvernightscape.com. Released Dec 2022 on The Overnightscape Underground (onsug.com), an Internet talk radio channel focusing on a freeform monologue style, with diverse and clever hosts presenting unique programs, historic archival material, and nocturnal audio.

posted by Doc Sleaze at 5:40 pm filed in Dec22,DocSleaze,movie,reviews  

Sunday, July 31, 2022

Doc Sleaze: Faded Thrills (7/31/22)

42:28 – Whilst pondering as to why we subject ourselves to particular viewing tortures, Doc Sleaze meanders into looking at some seventies killer rat movies, the origin of some movie model trains and contemplates the cinematic problems of bringing vampires into the modern world. Includes:

Faded Thrills ¦ Random Movie Trailer – The Psychopath (1966) ¦ Rats on Film – Willard (1971) and Ben (1972) (including trailers) ¦ Movie Model Trains ¦ Random Movie Trailer – Bloody Pit of Horror (1965) ¦ Thoroughly Modern Vampires – Count Yorga, Vampire (1970) and The Return of Count Yorga (1971) (including trailers)

License for this track: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/). Attribution: by Doc Sleaze more info at TheOvernightscape.com. Released Jul 2022 on The Overnightscape Underground (onsug.com), an Internet talk radio channel focusing on a freeform monologue style, with diverse and clever hosts presenting unique programs, historic archival material, and nocturnal audio.

posted by Doc Sleaze at 2:12 pm filed in DocSleaze,Jul22,movie,reviews  

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