Film Review: Don’t Open Till Christmas (1984)

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SYNOPSIS: A deranged killer is stalking the streets of London around Christmas killing off anyone dressed up like Santa Claus. Will the police be able to find out who is behind the murders and stop the person before every Saint Nick in town is brutally murdered? REVIEW: There definitely isn’t a shortage of Christmas-themed horror flicks for viewers (like me) who don’t prefer more traditional fare such as Miracle on 34th Street and the sickening … Continue reading

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Film Review: Absurd (1981)

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SYNOPSIS: Priest comes to small town to help get rid of a monster whose blood coagulates very fast. This creates problems as the monster is very hard to kill and then decides to go on a killing spree of its own REVIEW: Absurd is one of those horror films that use the premise of a hard to kill demon in human skin. The problem is that it is not actually a demon at all, simply … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Sinister Eyes of Dr. Orloff (1973)

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SYNOPSIS: At the 2009 Goya Awards Spain’s equivalent of the Oscars writer/director Jess Franco received a Lifetime Achievement Award for his 50-year career that includes such immortal classics as VAMPYROS LESBOS, BLOODY MOON and his infamous DR. ORLOFF series. In this 73 Orlo shocker, William Berger (KEOMA, FIVE DOLLS FOR AN AUGUST MOON) stars as the diabolical doctor who unleashes a nightmare of hypnosis, violence and folk music on a crippled young woman (Mona Proust … Continue reading

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