Purple Prose

The early ’70’s leitmotif of the vehicular mayhem subgenre of action drive-in flicks are Motown muscle cars reflecting anti-social behavior at the hands of maniacs. Of course the vehicles in question are phallic and powerful extensions of man, automotive swords cutting a swath through backwoods America.

Full review of “Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry” (1974) is here.


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