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Welcome to the Grindbin, a podcast where your hosts Mike Wood and Chris Mann dig through the exploitation films and grindhouse cinema of the 1970's and 1980's. Join us on our journey to explore these forgetting film classics of decades past and breathe new life into the movies that time forgot.

Welcome to the Grindbin, a podcast where your hosts Mike Wood and Chris Mann dig through the exploitation films and grindhouse cinema of the 1970's and 1980's. Join us on our journey to explore these forgetting film classics of decades past and breathe new life into the movies that time forgot.
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Welcome to the Grindbin, a podcast where your hosts Mike Wood and Chris Mann dig through the exploitation films and grindhouse cinema of the 1970's and 1980's. Join us on our journey to explore these forgetting film classics of decades past and breathe new life into the movies that time forgot.

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@grindpod

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English


Episodes

120 - Avenging Angel (1985)

8/15/2018
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Our favorite Hollywood Hooker by night and straight A student by day returns to the Grindbin in a sequel that nobody wanted.

Duration:01:53:39

119 - Escape from the Bronx (1983)

8/8/2018
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Summer sequel month 2018 continues with the sequel to an earlier Grindbin episode (The Bronx Warriors). With the surprising success of the original film, a sequel was quickly placed into production. Does it retain the charm from the first one? Have they made more lands for this theme park of an apocalypse? Are Trash and the boys still runnign things? Will there be a cake?!

Duration:01:37:33

118 - The Return of Swamp Thing (1989)

8/1/2018
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Everyone remembers the Wes Craven adaptaion of Swamp Thing... but does anyone remember the Jim Wynorski (Chopping Mall) sequel? To kick off our Summer Sequel Month 2018 we are delving into one of the movies that DC wishes would have never been made.

Duration:02:16:02

117 - Body Slam (1986)

7/25/2018
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Roddy Piper and Dirk Benedict star in a movie about wrestling that sort of hates wrestling. Tanner, Bobby and Mike are joined by special guest Johnny Parker to discuss this direct-to-video "classic"

Duration:02:17:52

116 - Vice Squad (1982)

7/19/2018
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A pick from our Patrons, Vice Squad (1982) is a grindhouse classic that revolves around our favorite street in Hollywood! Wings Hauser in one of his greatest roles, Ramrod the evil pimp, really steals the show.

Duration:02:06:14

115 - Hellbent (1988)

7/10/2018
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A bandleader whose career is nosediving makes a deal with the owner of a bar to sell his soul for success. This episode is brought to you by our Patron James Farrell - Thanks James!

Duration:01:56:09

114 - Invasion U.S.A. (1985)

7/3/2018
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Chuck Norris arrives on the Grindbin in one of his best Cannon Films outing. A movie that cut out all the story but left the action is a perfect example of why Cannon Films was a standout among the typical big-budget offerings of the time.

Duration:02:06:19

113 - The Young Cycle Girls (1978)

6/27/2018
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How could a simply movie about three young girls riding their motorcycles from Colorado to California change the lives of Bobby and Mike forever? Strap in listeners, this one is a bumpy ride.

Duration:01:39:58

112 - For Y'ur Height Only (1981)

6/20/2018
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The Grindbin debut of the world's smallest leading man, Weng Weng. A 3 1/2 foot tall Weng Weng stars in a James Bond rip-off from the Philippines that must be seen to be believed.

Duration:01:27:24

111 - Ms .45 (1981)

6/13/2018
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The Abel Ferrara classic comes to the Grindbin. A movie selected by our Patreon members and one of the greatest exploitation movies ever made. Ms. 45 is a time capsule of New York City in the late 1970's/early 1980's.

Duration:02:17:20

110 - The Ice Pirates (1984)

6/6/2018
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One of the last greatr Star Wars rip-offs, The Ice Pirates is a movie that tries and fails to spawn a new franchise all the kids will want the toys for. This episode is brought to you by one of our Grindbin All-Stars on our Patreon - Thanks Gregg!

Duration:02:01:15

Two Thousand Maniacs! (1964)

5/30/2018
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Herschell Gordon Lewis returns to the Grindbin with one of his earlier outings, 1964's Two Thousand Maniacs! A more expensive take on his first film, Blood Feast, Lewis refines the gore film that made him famous. When a group of Northerners rides through the town of Pleasant Valley on their way to Florida they find themselves in the middle of a once-in-a-centennial celebration.

Duration:01:34:32

108 - Demon Cop (1990)

5/23/2018
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THE WORST MOVIE OF ALL TIME. With a weird story behind it, Demon Cop is a movie very few people have seen and even less would remember. A movie that literally breaks the Grindbin.

Duration:01:57:16

107 - Pieces (1982)

5/16/2018
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It's exactly what you think it is! Pieces is one of gorriest slasher films ever made, and it's also one of the weirdest. Taking place in Boston, Spain, Pieces is a movie that was never intended to be seen by a large audience but has found it's cult following and becoming a beloved classic among bad movie fans.

Duration:02:08:36

106 - 10 to Midnight (1983)

5/9/2018
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Grindbin Hall of Famer Charles Bronson returns with one his more memorable pairings with director J. Lee Thompson. What was intended to be a movie about Bronson hunting terrorists suddenly became a movie about him being an LA cop chasing a serial killer. How did this happen? Find out on this episode of the Grindbin.

Duration:02:24:25

105 - Future-Kill (1985)

5/2/2018
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Future-Kill is what happens when you mix a frat comedy, with a post-apocalyptic slasher film... in other words, it makes NO sense. A truly weird movie with an even weirder backstory, Future-Kill is a Grindbin movie like no other. Thanks to our Patron Gregory Freeman for the request!

Duration:01:54:15

104 - Robotrix (1991)

4/25/2018
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This episode is brought to you by one of our longtime Patrons and listeners to the show, Dr. Faustas! Robotrix is a movie none of us had ever heard of before but absolutely love. There is truly nothing like this movie.

Duration:02:13:05

103 - Little Red Riding Hood and the Monsters (1962)

4/19/2018
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Tanner is back on the bin with Mike to discuss one of the most disturbing children's movies ever made.

Duration:01:16:18

102 - The Dragon Lives Again (1977)

4/11/2018
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Copyright infringement the movie! Bruce Lee returns to the Grindbin (kinda) in another Bruceploitation film where he fights fictional characters (and still living actors) in a hellscape world in order to get back to Earth. It's as insane as it sounds. This episode was recommended by one of the Grindbin Patrons - Richard Garcia! You can request your own episode by joining us on the Patreon: http://patreon.com/grindbin

Duration:01:49:20

100 - The Binnie Awards

4/4/2018
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Welcome to the first (and probably only) Binnie Awards Show! The audience for the Grindbin was able to vote on their favorite episodes and movies from the Grindbin's catalog through 2017. Thanks for sticking with the show and we hope you enjoy!

Duration:02:13:29