WESTGATE GALLERY PRESENTS: THE DEVILS PLAYGROUND

If you live in LA, or your going to be in LA tomorrow night, May 15, you got to come and check this out. The bottom line is that these guys over at Westgate Gallery love their cult, exploitation/sexploitation and vintage X rated posters. Christian and I have been friends for many years and he has been a huge supporter of the Distribpix Archive and the artwork of the films as well. From what I have seen so far online, I am so excited for this event. I am flying all the way across the country, so I can be there and…

The Naughty Nurses Double Feature

The Naughty Nurses Double Feature The incredibly long wait is soon over, as dozens and dozens of the original Distribpix Inc. productions and releases will be hitting home video on DVD and choice VOD platforms. These lost sexploitation gems will be packaged as double features with a common theme, by director, actor, genre, etc. Each film is transferred in High Definition and each original trailer is also included, as well as other extras, depending on each release. The films are being revived and released for the first time ever on home video, under the umbrella of the Distribpix Archive Collection (DAC). The…

The Legends come out for Serena’s Book Signing in Hollywood!

The Legends come out for Serena’s Book Signing in Hollywood! Bright Lights, Lonely Nights: The Memories of Serena, Porn Star Pioneer of the 1970’s. Legendary adult actress, Serena, signed her brand new book at Larry Edmunds bookstore on Hollywood Boulevard on Saturday night Dec 8. I was in Los Angeles and would not miss an event like this, being just a few miles away. I was fortunate enough to spend time with another ‘larger than life’ character a few hours before this signing, a man by the name of Bill Margold, who is essentially the grandfather or great uncle of this adult…

Joy on 35mm- Sunday Aug 31- Anthology Film Archives

Joy on 35mm- Sharon Mitchell Live in Person-Sunday Aug 31. Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY. Please come and join us this Sunday night at the Anthology Film Archives in NYC, for the X rated screening of Harley Mansfield’s, 1977 classic, Joy( aka Sex Crazy, aka Meet The Rapists).  Sharon Mitchell plays the lead character, Joy. She takes on the roll of a reverse rapist and with the help of all the females in the entire city, her mission quickly spreads into an epidemic. Men are raped at an alarming rate, they are not safe anywhere, not even in an elevator( Herschel…

A Tribute to Porn Legend Gloria Leonard

Gloria Leonard: Another Legend Passes, August 28, 1940 – February 3, 2014 Gloria Leonard was not just a porn star. Gloria was a friend and maybe even more like a distant aunt. She would call my mom by her first name. I heard her name all the time growing up, as she was essentially one of the main contract stars, for much of the early Video-X-Pix classics, which was a company, run by my father and his partner. She got along very well with her cohorts. She was an activist, a mouthpiece for the industry, fighting for the rights of her fellow…

In the Flesh – A Powerhouse Film Series

In the flesh at Anthology Film Archives Dec 5-8th, 2013 The first of many “In the Flesh” series had ended  Sunday night December the 8th, with the grand finale 35mm print of Larry Revene’s Wanda Whips Wall Street, and many stars were in attendance.The festival was a complete success on many levels. Each night a different person or persons who were involved with each film came out and got to experience the 35mm screenings as well as participate in the Q/A sessions afterward. Each session was more amazing then we even expected, I mean none of us ever expected, brilliant -83 year…

Classic NYC Erotica on 35mm at Anthology Film Archives

In the Flesh at Anthology Film Archives Dec 5-Dec 8, 2013 at 8 pm. In less than 48 hours Anthology Film Archives  in NYC, will be hosting In the Flesh, a film series which focuses on classic erotic films from the golden age. Curated and organized by film historian, Casey Scott, this is the first run of the series and it is certainly going off with a BANG! The series is scheduled to be 4 nights, 4 films ( one each night), and each night will have at least one or more guests that will help to give the film some historical context.…