A B movie or B film is a low-budget commercial movie, but not an arthouse film. In its original ... In either usage, most B movies represent a particular genre—the Western was a Golden Age B movie staple, ... signal an opinion that a certain movie is (a) a genre film with minimal artistic ambitions or (b) a lively, energetic film ...


Cinematic exhibition of the B movie, defined as a relatively low-cost genre film, has declined .... Joe Leydon of Variety, capturing the way it crossed the line between genre and art film, called it a "diamond in the rough, or at least a shiny bit of ...


May 9, 2014 ... Rarely has any movie genre turned from sincerity to self-parody as fast ..... Guillotine has the best gimmick weapon ever in a martial arts movie.


Nov 30, 2018 ... B-movies were often but not always genre films, with the western, science fiction, the crime film, and the horror film predominating. The term ...


May 9, 2014 ... To compare them with A movies in terms of resources and ... “women in prison” film is a classic sub-type of the larger 1970s exploitation genre.


These are the top films in the b-movie genre, meaning that each and every one of .... American martial arts comedy film that parodies Hong Kong action cinema.


Oct 24, 2016 ... Before I defend this much-reviled art form any further, let's get down to brass tacks and return to that first question: what is a B-movie?


Nov 7, 2011 ... NEXT: Bibbs wonders if movie genres can ever really die, and laments the passing of teen dramas, con artist movies and more…


Highest-Grossing Films By Genre Type ... graveyards, spooky castles, abandoned buildings or structures) in Horror films, battlefields in War films, .... There are dozens of other sub-genres types (and hybrids), such as martial-arts action films,