Missing Reel is a documentary-style series that examines the rich history and legacy of the Grindhouse era of motion pictures (1966-1985). Each episode profiles one specific genre of film -... More

Missing Reel is a documentary-style series that examines the rich history and legacy of the Grindhouse era of motion pictures (1966-1985). Each episode profiles one specific genre of film - from Blaxploitation to Summer Camp Slashers - and traces its origins, its highlights, and the people who crafted the movies themselves. At the core of each story are the dynamic, often puzzling, but always captivating trailers for some of the most bizarre and shocking movies ever made. How did Bill Cosby change the face of American cinema? How did the undead go from voodoo puppets to brain-eating nightmares? Which classically trained stage actor went from black vampire to the King of Cartoons? The answers await in every episode of Missing Reel.

"Women In Prison"

Passion and violence erupt behind the confines of steel bars. The Women In Prison films of the grindhouse era was easily the most controversial, and rarely disappointed. This time the folks at Missing Reel guide you through the history and icons of this bizarre, and often hard to watch genre.