Trailerama: American Grindhouse

Before straight-to-DVD, there was grindhouse. Made by desperate men, these cheap exploitation films lured in customers with lurid titles and promises of plenty of depravity. They occupied a pivotal point between childhood and the adult world for filmmakers like John Landis (An American Werewolf in London) and Joe Dante (Gremlins), who fondly recall the excesses of these cheapo potboilers in Elijah Drenner’s pop lecture. Screening at this year’s SXSW Film Festival

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