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grindhouse (plural grindhouses)
- (US film) A low-budget film theater that shows primarily exploitation films
2007 April 10, Dave Kehr, “New DVDs”, in New York Times:
- For Mr. Bava […] , the road from the grindhouse to the art house — or at least, the virtual art house of the DVD player — has turned out to be surprisingly, encouragingly short.