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Trailers from Hell: David DeCoteau on Female Biker Film 'Bury Me an Angel'

Photo of Trailers From Hell By Trailers From Hell | Thompson on Hollywood June 12, 2013 at 11:27AM

New World Action Pictures! week continues at Trailers from Hell with filmmaker David DeCoteau introducing "Bury Me an Angel," described in its tagline as "a Howling Hellcat Humping a Hot Steel Hog on a Roaring Rampage of Revenge!" The film's director, Barbara Peeters, was the first woman to helm a biker film.
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"Bury Me an Angel"
"Bury Me an Angel"

New World Action Pictures! week continues at Trailers from Hell with filmmaker David DeCoteau introducing "Bury Me an Angel," described in its tagline as "a Howling Hellcat Humping a Hot Steel Hog on a Roaring Rampage of Revenge!" The film's director, Barbara Peeters, was the first woman to helm a biker film.

Busy '70s indie trailer editor Ken Dixon set the bar pretty high (or low) with this seminal early New World trailer which established the template for hawking impoverished production values and making them sound pretty cool. The peripatetic Ron Gans narrates in practiced orotund style.


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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.