Podcast: Decades of Horror 1970′s Eps 002 – The Brood (1979)

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Doc Rotten and The Black Saint continue their examination of the horror films of the Seventies with David Cronenberg’s The Brood featuring Oliver Reed, Samantha Eggar and Art Hindle. The director injects a ton of personal subtext into the script causing The Black Saint to believe Cronenberg may be exorcising some personal demons with The Brood. The film, while containing its signature shock ending, is a sign of the kind of films Cronenberg would dive into in the … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Brood (1979)

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SYNOPSIS: An eccentric psychiatrist who practices innovative techniques to penetrate the psychological blocks in a man’s wife who is under his care. The husband “Oliver Reed” tries to uncover a suspicious psychiatrist’s therapy techniques being used on his institutionalized ex-wife. Through bodily manifestation the psychiatrist helps the wife to give birth to her living incarnations from the darkest inner impulses of her mind. Meanwhile a series of brutal attacks are being committed by a brood … Continue reading

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Film Review: Monster Brawl (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Eight classic monsters fight to the death in an explosive wrestling tournament set inside an abandoned and cursed graveyard. REVIEW: It was only a matter of time before some of film’s greatest monsters squared off against each other in a fight-to-the-death match. When I first caught word of the “Monster Brawl” production, honestly, I was sold just on concept alone. In fact, being a fan of the “Freddy vs. Jason” AND “Aliens Vs Predators” … Continue reading

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