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Marc Singer

Marc Singer is an actor best known for appearing in cult classic films throughout the 80s and 90s like The Beastmaster, Dead Space, and more. Biography Marc Singer was born on January 29th, 1948 in Vancouver, Canada. His father was a conductor of a symphony and his mother was a pianist. He began acting early, and found… read more »

Night of the Comet (1984)

The 1984 film Night of the Comet is a sci-fi film with elements of horror and comedy, starring Catherine Mary Stewart and Kelli Maroney. A low budget film upon release, it has since garnered significant recognition as a cult classic film. Movie Synopsis As it flies through space, the earth passes through a comet tail shortly… read more »

Susan Dey

Susan Dey is an actress best known for appearing in The Partridge Family sitcom during the 1970s, but she also appeared in B-movies and television movies (like Looker) throughout the 80s and 90s. Biography Susan Hallock Dey was born on December 10th, 1952 in Pekin, Illinois. Her parents were a nurse and a newspaper editor. Her… read more »

Sybil Danning

Sybil Danning is an actress known for her horror and B-movie roles, in films like Battle Beyond The Stars, Hercules, Amazon Women On The Moon, Halloween (2007), and others. Biography Sybil Danning (originally born as Sybille Johanna Danninger) was born on May 24th, 1952 in Wels, Austria. She was the daughter of a major in… read more »

Suzee Slater

Suzee Slater is an actress known for her B-movie roles, in movies like Chopping Mall, Mind Twister, and other films. Biography Suzee Slater (originally named Suzanne M. Slater) was born on June 13th, in Goodland, Kansas. Suzee grew up in Omaha, Nebraska. After attending the University of Nebraska her freshman year, she got a job… read more »

The Slumber Party Massacre (1982)

The 1982 film Slumber Party Massacre is a Roger Corman-produced horror film starring Michelle Michaels and Robin Stille. It was followed up by several sequels, including Slumber Party Massacre II and Slumber Party Massacre III. Movie Plot A high school senior named Trish (played by Michelle Michaels) throws a sleepover party at her house when her parents… read more »

Videodrome (1983)

The 1983 film Videodrome is a science fiction/horror film that has since become a cult classic. A Canadian film, it was written and directed by David Cronenberg. It stars James Woods, Sonja Smits, and Debbie Harry in leading roles. Movie Plot & Synopsis The president of the Toronto station CIVIC-TV, Max Renn (played by James Woods),… read more »

Waxwork (1988)

The 1988 film Waxwork is a horror film that has since become a cult classic. It was directed by Anthony Hickox. Movie Plot & Synopsis A group of students from a small high school visit a wax museum, where they see typical characters from the horror movie genre like werewolves, Dracula, Phantom of the Opera,… read more »

Toni Naples

Toni Naples is an actress known for her B-movie roles, including Deathstalker II, Dinosaur Island, and Sorceress. Biography Toni Naples was born as Karen Rosemary Chorak in Los Angeles, California on May 3rd, 1952. She starred in a wide range of B-movies throughout the 1980s, including many productions from Roger Corman‘s company. Most notably, she… read more »

The Ice Pirates (1984)

The 1984 film The Ice Pirates is a comedy science fiction film. It has since become a cult classic. The film was made as a tongue-in-cheek parody of contemporary science fiction films, and did well during its theatrical release. Movie Plot In the future, the galaxy is almost devoid of water, making it one of the most… read more »

Deathstalker III: The Warriors From Hell (1988)

The 1988 film Deathstalker III: The Warriors from Hell is a low-budget sword and sorcery film. It is the third in a series of four fantasy movies (including Deathstalker, Deathstalker II: Duel of the Titans, and Deathstalker IV: Match of Titans) produced by famous low-budget producer Roger Corman in Argentina throughout the eighties and early nineties. The… read more »

Richard Hill

Richard Hill (also known as Rick Hill) is an actor best known for his role in the sword-and-sorcery Deathstalker films in the 1980s and early 1990s. Biography Rick Hill was born on January 26th, 1953 in Harlan, Kentucky. He attended Georgia Tech, where he played on the football team. After college, he played in the Canadian Football… read more »

Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone (1983)

The 1983 film Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone is a science fiction film shot in 3D. Although rated low by critics, the film has garnered a cult status. It was released one week before The Last Jedi, and marketed as a 3D film in order to differentiate itself. Movie Plot The movie begins with a space… read more »

Evilspeak (1981)

The 1981 film Evilspeak is a horror film, directed by Eric Weston. The film has since become a cult classic. Movie Plot Summary Back in medieval times, a Satanic priest named Father Estaban is banished from Spain by a Catholic church official. In the present day, an American military academy cadet named Stanley Coopersmith (played… read more »

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