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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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Los Angeles, CA

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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

166 - Night Train to Terror (1985)

7/21/2019
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Tanner, Bobby and Mike discuss a movie request from one of our Patreon members (Robby Roberson). God and Satan are riding on a train and judging the lives of people who aren't going to die while they fly through space... DANCE WITH ME, DANCE WITH ME!!!!

Duration:02:21:50

165 - Coffy (1973)

7/11/2019
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Jack Hill and Pam Grier return to the Grindbin in a classic 70's film that made Pam Grier a household name. Bobby and Mike are joined by listener and Patreon member Vaughn to break one of the bet blacksploitation films ever made.

Duration:02:14:40

164 - The Love Butcher (1975)

7/4/2019
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Bobby, Shane, Terry and Mike are here to talk about one of the most amazingly bad movies ever made. An impressionist serial killer, two directors, one really mad cop, and an amazing connection to one of our very first episodes.

Duration:02:03:57

163 - Kill and Kill Again (1981)

6/26/2019
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Bobby and Mike are joined by one of the Grindbin 4 (that there are only 3 of) Chuck, to discuss one of the greatest movies ever made... ever!

Duration:02:43:39

162 - Sex and Zen (1991)

6/12/2019
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Faustus, Mann, and Mike are here to discuss the most infamous Yip tease of all time! Sex and Zen is truly one of the most insane movies ever made... words can't do it justice.

Duration:01:43:19

161 - Howling II: ... Your Sister Is a Werewolf (1985)

6/5/2019
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Grindbin All-Star director Phillipe Mora (The Return of Captain Invincible) returns to the bin with what is widely considered one of the worst movies of all time. The movie literally starts with someone saying, "your sister is a werewolf", what could go wrong?! Grindbin All-Stars Christopher Lee, Reb Brown, and Sybil Danning round out the cast.

Duration:01:55:15

160 - Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky (1991)

5/29/2019
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Grindbin International Month concludes with Bobby, Mann and Mike at Hong Kong Robocon 2019 where they have been forced to review the Hong Kong Category 3 classic, Riki-Oh! If you've never seen this movie before, you should absolutely watch it before listening to this episode.

Duration:02:13:38

159 - The Tough Ones (1976)

5/22/2019
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Grindbin International Month continues with Bobby and Mike finding themselves in a compromising situation in Italy. Grindbin guest Julie comes to the rescue but the gang is forced to record an episode about an Italian Poliziotteschi film. The Tough Ones (also called: Rome Armed to the Teeth) is a classic Italian Cop Drama with everything you could ever want: Hunchbacks, Dirty Cops, Car Chases, and more!

Duration:01:56:38

158 - Intrépidos Punks (1980)

5/15/2019
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As Grindbin International month continues, Bobby and Mike have found themselves floating on raft in the middle of Mexico with this week's special guest, Tanner! The boys, with nowhere to go, decide to review a great Mexican exploitation film, Intrépidos Punks.

Duration:01:50:34

157 - The Devil's Sword (1984)

5/8/2019
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As Grindbin International month continues, Bobby and Mike find themselves stuck in Indonesia and just so happen to run into guests Terry and Shane in the local Sizzler. The boys have all seen the movie The Devil's Sword and decide to record an episode about it. This movie has everything you could ever want! Violence, action, magic, and even crocodile men!

Duration:01:41:00

156 - The Mad Adventures of Rabbi Jacob (1973)

5/1/2019
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Grindbin International Month is here! The boys are stuck in a hotel room in France with fake beards glued to their faces and forced to review a classic French slapstick film starring Louis de Funès. Is it a way out?!

Duration:02:00:47

155 - The Slumber Party Massacre (1982)

4/25/2019
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What happens when you take a script from a feminist author that was meant to be satirical and have Roger Corman produce it? One of the most inadvertently hilarious slasher films ever made! Slumber Party Massacre is a true one-of-a-kind movie where half the crew had no idea what they were making. Bobby and Mike are joined by Eddy (@eddietheaxe from the Let's Get Sh**y Show) to discuss this Grindbin classic!

Duration:02:31:40

154 - Galaxy of Terror (1981)

4/17/2019
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Mann, Bobby, and Mike are here to discuss an Alien rip-off from Roger Corman. With one of the oddest ensemble casts in sci-fi history, the crew of a space ship wanders around a planet for a while before a giant worm rapes somebody... seriously.

Duration:01:49:03

153 - The Black Gestapo (1975)

4/10/2019
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Tanner, Bobby and Mike are here to discuss a Patreon poll pick for what would seem like a very controversial movie. During hard times in a local neighborhood, the police no longer effective, a local group volunteers to help clean up the streets and provide food and medical care to the poor. When violence erupts, half of the group splinters off and buys Nazi uniforms, while the others are upset they didn't get invited to the pool party. A movie that truly squanders it's potential but it's...

Duration:01:45:25

152 - Texas Lightning (1981)

4/3/2019
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Bobby and Mike are joined by Joel (We Cut Heads: A Spike Lee Podcast) to discuss a movie requested by our Patreon member Eric. Texas Lightning stars Cameron Mitchell, his son and, for some strange reason, Marcia Brady (Maureen McCormick) in a role that... doesn't age well.

Duration:01:56:31

151 - Billy Jack (1971)

3/29/2019
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Mike, Bobby, and Julie are joined by Captain Jack Heartless from the Captain Jack's Armbar Emporium podcast to discuss one of the most successful independent movies of all time, Billy Jack. The story behind the husband and wife duo of Tom Laughlin and Delores Taylor making this movie is filled with all sorts of twists and turns; even a presidential campaign! Get ready to be wopped by the Grindbin.

Duration:02:31:20

150 - Aenigma (1987)

3/19/2019
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Mann, Shane, and Mike discuss Lucio Fulci's Grindbin debut by featuring one of his most insane films. What can only be described as a mix of Suspiria meets Screwballs 2, Aenigma is a movie that is truly an enigma. A sometimes comedy, a sometimes horror/slasher, and a sometimes steamy romance film, Aenigma is weird, fun, and very, very Italian.

Duration:01:58:09

149 - Grindbin Double Feature! The Origins of Grindhouse.

3/13/2019
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Mike and Mann are joined by one of the Grindbin 4, Faustus, to talk about the origin of the term Grindhouse in a special double feature of the Grindbin. The guys discuss two different "scare" movie from the 1930s and find out why these films were once considered "educational". For anyone who is a fan of exploitation cinema, this is a must listen.

Duration:02:11:45

148 - Turkish Superman (1979)

3/6/2019
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It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's... Turkish Superman? On this episode of the bin, Bobby, Tanner, and Mike discuss a movie requested from one of our Patreon members (Thanks Hughie!). Director Kunt Tulgar took a trip with his parents and saw Richard Donner's Superman, he then had the bright idea that he could do that himself... and he did! The result is one of the worst movies ever made.

Duration:01:41:17

147 - McBain (1991)

2/27/2019
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Tanner and Mike are joined by special guest Eric to discuss a forgotten action gem from the early 90s that nobody remembers... and it stars Christopher Walken!

Duration:02:22:51