Random musings on all things cinematical, and otherwise, by Joe Leydon.
Wednesday, October 11, 2006
Judging from this early trailer, it looks like Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez have captured the garishly lurid look and exuberantly sleazy spirit of '60s and '70s exploitation pictures. But will their double bill of faux B-movies -- Death Proof, a pedal-to-the-metal slasher flick, and Planet Terror, an over-the-top zombie thriller -- appeal to anyone other than film geeks (like yours truly) and fanboys? Jeffrey Wells has his doubts.