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Sunday, June 30, 2024

Doc Sleaze: A Dream of No Significance (6/30/24)

59:31 – In between musings about the forthcoming general election, Doc Sleaze finds time for remembering D-Day via the medium of war movies, ultra low budget straight-to-video dross from the UK, asks when a sequel isn’t really a sequel and engages in some dream analysis. Includes:

Panic in Year Tory ¦ ‘The Longest Day’ (1962) Trailer ¦ War Movies and Remembrance ¦ Forgotten Films Double Bill: ‘Alien From LA’ (1988) and ‘Journey to the Centre of the Earth’ (1988) ¦ “Stick ‘Em in the Army!” ¦ ‘Fight Back’ (2001) Closing Theme ¦ Movie in Brief – ‘Fight Back’ (2001) ¦ John Major Concedes 1997 Election (BBC News) ¦ Debatable Value ¦ Robert Mackenzie’s ‘Swingometer’ Explains 1966 Election Results (BBC News) ¦ A Dream of No Significance ¦ Tories Facing Electoral Disaster in 2024 (Sky News) ¦ Election Fatigue?

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 Jun 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 5:14 pm filed in DocSleaze,dreams,Jun24,movie  

Friday, May 31, 2024

Doc Sleaze: Jagged Reflections in a Shattered Glass Eye (5/31/24)

44:37 – Back to the Seventies with Isaac Hayes as Doc Sleaze takes another stroll through the underbelly of pop culture, pondering over the opportunities afforded invisible men, whether Italian movies can be judged on poorly edited and dubbed VHS duplicates and goes ‘Down Under’ for some detective action. Plus some topical political ranting. Includes:

‘Truck Turner’ (1974) Trailer ¦ Forgotten Film – ‘Truck Turner’ (1974) ¦ ‘Nobody Runs Forever’ (1968) – aka ‘The High Commissioner’ Trailer ¦ Down Under Detective – Scobie Malone on Film ¦ ‘Scobie Malone’ (1976) TV Teaser ¦ Movie in Brief – ‘The Skin Under the Claws’ (1975) ¦ ‘2+5: Missione Hydra’ (1966) Excerpts ¦ Movie in Brief – ‘2+5: Missione Hydra’ (1966) ¦ ‘Invisible Maniac’ (1990) Promo ¦ Invisible Voyeurs ¦ ‘Invisible Man’ (1933) TV Trailer ¦ Under the Whip ¦ BBC2 Closedown 22/12/80

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 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 4:04 pm filed in DocSleaze,May24,movie,reviews,video  

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  

Sunday, March 31, 2024

Doc Sleaze: Black in Time (3/31/24)

50:41 – Just in time for Easter, Doc Sleaze rises again. This time, in between various moans and rants about the state of the world, Doc Sleaze goes ‘Black in Time’ to the golden age of Blaxploitation movies – the seventies! Includes:

Wind-breaking Performance Cars ¦ Movie in Brief – ‘Uptown Saturday Night’ (1974) ¦ Trailer ‘Let’s Do it Again’ (1976) ¦ Lifestyle Choices ¦ Forgotten Films Double Bill – ‘Black Caesar’ (1973) and ‘Hell Up in Harlem’ (1973) (inc trailers) ¦ State of Apathy ¦ Movie in Brief ‘Tough Guys’ (1974) ¦ Random Movie Trailer – ‘Black Belt Jones’ (1974) ¦ Trailer ‘Hot Potato’ (1976) ¦ Don’t You Believe It…

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 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 2:35 pm filed in DocSleaze,film,Mar24,movie  

Thursday, February 29, 2024

Doc Sleaze: Stuffing Invisible Bikinis (2/29/24)

37:04 – In a small, yet perfectly formed, edition, Doc Sleaze finds himself ‘Baffled’, both by the failed Leonard Nimoy TV pilot and Russ Meyer’s unhistorical sex slave romp, before being distracted by some beach party/haunted house action. Plus: the politics of dementia, frustrating dreams and more. Includes:

Disappointment in Dreamland ¦ ‘Baffled’ (1973) Trailer ¦ Movie in Brief – ‘Baffled’ (1973) ¦ ‘How to Stuff a Wild Bikini’ (1965) Trailer ¦ Stuffing Invisible Bikinis ¦ Ghost in the Invisible Bikini’ (1966) Trailer ¦ Movie in Brief – ‘Black Snake’ (1973) ¦ ‘Black Snake’ (1973) Trailer ¦ Demented Politics

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 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 3:18 pm filed in DocSleaze,Feb24,film,movie  

Wednesday, January 31, 2024

Doc Sleaze: Edge of Sanity (1/31/24)

48:15 – Online crackpots! Fake experts! Conspiracy nuts! Doc Sleaze kicks off a new year of recordings with multiple rants. Along with the ravings against the usual suspects, some obscure movie talk, including an Italian-Canadian cop movie and possibly the most deranged Jekyll and Hyde film ever. (We make it all up as we go along, you know). Includes:

Right-Wing Fantasy Island ¦ Movie in Brief – ‘Blazing Magnum’ (1976) inc trailer ¦ UK TV ad break – Cadbury’s ‘Smash’ robots selection ¦ Attack of the Houthis ¦ Random Movie Trailer – ‘The Valley of Gwangi’ (1969) ¦ UK TV ad selection from 2000 ¦ More From the Loons ¦ Forgotten Film – ‘Edge of Sanity’ (1989) inc trailer ¦ UK TV ad break – ‘Black Magic’ ad selection ¦ Enough of Experts ¦ UK TV ad – ‘Fruit and Nutcase’ (feat. Frank Muir)

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 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 3:41 pm filed in DocSleaze,film,Jan24,movie  

Saturday, December 23, 2023

Doc Sleaze at Christmas (12/23/23)

51:59 – Join Doc Sleaze at Christmas, as he falls prey to the madness of seasonal shopping, says ‘no’ to festive parties, revisits a lost world and gets annoyed at political ignorance. Plus, Sammy Davis Jr! Peter Lawford! Together in a pair of swinging London movies! Includes:

Christmas Bells ¦ Apparently, Christmas is Coming ¦ Nineties Christmas TV Ads ¦ The Lost World Found Again ¦ ‘The Lost World’ (1960) Trailer ¦ An Idiot’s Guide to British Politics – Again ¦ Forgotten Film – ‘Salt and Pepper’ (1968) (including trailer) ¦ Another Batch of Nineties Christmas TV Ads ¦ The Season of Saying ‘No’ ¦ Forgotten Film – ‘One More Time’ (1970) (including trailer) ¦ More Nineties Christmas TV Ads ¦ The Madness of Christmas Shopping ¦ 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 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 5:51 pm filed in Dec23,DocSleaze,film,movie  

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  

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Doc Sleaze: Let’s Kill Uncle (5/31/22)

47:23 – Having dealt with the myth of ‘cancel culture’, Doc braves giant Italian mechanical crocodiles, armed and dangerous animal rights activists and cinematic haunted houses in his quest to see a William Castle obscurity, before celebrating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in typical form. Includes:

Cancelling Cancel Culture ¦ Random Movie Trailer – ‘Killer Crocodile’ (1989) ¦ ‘Killer Crocodile 2’ (1990) Trailer ¦ Nostalgia Across the Pond ¦ Random Movie Trailer – ‘Animal Protector’ (1988) ¦ Forgotten Film – Let’s Kill Uncle’ (1966) ¦ ‘House on Haunted Hill’ 1959 Trailer ¦ Haunted Houses on Film ¦ ‘God Save the Queen’ ¦ Accident of Birth ¦ ‘God Save the Queen’ (Reprise)

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 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 3:12 pm filed in DocSleaze,May22,movie,reviews,TV  

Thursday, March 31, 2022

Doc Sleaze: Not Doing Coke (3/31/22)

55:53 – From the evils of Coca Cola to cultural appropriation, taking in child exploitation along the way, Doc Sleaze decides to court controversy. Is the Loch Ness Monster a symbol of imperialist oppression? Why are possessed kids in films so badly dubbed? Was the Trump Presidency just so much ‘fake news’? Includes:

Not Doing Coke ¦ Coca Cola Hill Advert 1971 ¦ Movie in Brief – Ring of Darkness (1979) ¦ Ring of Darkness English Language Excerpt ¦ Fan Service ¦ Demon Witch Child (1975) English Language Excerpt ¦ Forgotten Film – Demon Witch Child (1975) ¦ Loch Ness Horror (1981) Trailer ¦ Messy Nessie Movies ¦ Beneath Loch Ness (2001) Trailer ¦ Rewriting History

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 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 4:09 pm filed in DocSleaze,Mar22,movie,reviews  
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