Film Review: Enter the Dragon (1973)

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SYNOPSIS: A martial artist agrees to spy on a reclusive crime lord using his invitation to a tournament there as cover. REVIEW: A film as monumental as Bruce Lee’s “Enter the Dragon” really needs no introduction. It was the summit of martial artist Bruce Lee’s career.  Still to this day it stands as one of the greatest martial arts films ever made. But more so, it stands as a staple film to mark the talents … Continue reading

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Film Review: Black Christmas (1974)

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SYNOPSIS: A sorority house is terrorized by a stranger who makes frightening phone calls and then murders the sorority sisters during Christmas break. REVIEW: What can be said about the original Black Christmas that hasn’t been said before? Probably not much but I’m sure the obvious statements such as the “FIRST” slasher movie to turn heads and launch the style into the big leagues. For the die-hard aficionado such as myself knows that this statement … Continue reading

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Film Review: Beyond Evil (1980)

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SYNOPSIS: An architect and his wife moves into a house with a bloody past and a 100 year old ghost, who possesses the wife. REVIEW: Director – Herb Freed Starring – John Saxon, Lynda Day George, Michael Dante Sometimes there is nothing like a good haunted house movie. This subgenre is filled with classics and of course some not so classics. I think it would be safe to say that Beyond Evil falls somewhere in … Continue reading

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Film Review: Blood Beach (1980)

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SYNOPSIS: Something or someone is attacking people one by one on the beach. Some of them are mutilated, but most of them are sucked into the sand, disappearing without a trace. What is the creature responsible? Where does it live, and where did it come from? And is there any chance of it reproducing? Meanwhile, David Huffman and Mariana Hill are once-almost-married old friends, reunited over the death of her mother on the beach, and … Continue reading

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Film Review: Fast Company (1979)

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SYNOPSIS: “Standard ‘good guys versus bad guys’ drag-racing movie. Nice scene of the driver’s view during a funny car run.” (thanks to IMDB for that detailed synopsis) REVIEW: He might deny it on the audio commentary, but this seventies exploitation movie rates as one hell of an anomaly in the career of Canadian auteur David Cronenberg. Made after he’d delivered his creepy body-horror films Shivers (1975) and Rabid (1977), and just before his first real … Continue reading

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Film Review: Tenebrae (1982)

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SYNOPSIS: An American writer in Rome is stalked by a serial killer bent on harassing him while killing all people associated with his work on his latest book. REVIEW: “Tenebrae” is the story of popular mystery author Peter Neal (Anthony Franciosa) who is visiting Rome on a promotional tour for his latest best seller “Tenebrae”. Upon his arrival he is informed that someone was murdered & pages of his novel were found stuffed down her … Continue reading

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Film Review: A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

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SYNOPSIS: Years after being burned alive by a mob of angry parents, child murderer Freddy Krueger (Robert Englund) returns to haunt the dreams — and reality — of local teenagers in Wes Craven’s spine-chilling slasher classic. As the town’s teens begin dropping like flies, Nancy (Heather Langenkamp) and her boyfriend, Glen (Johnny Depp, in his big-screen debut), devise a plan to lure the monster out of the realm of nightmares and into the real world. … Continue reading

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Interview: John Saxon

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It’s me The Black Saint again reporting from The Creation “Weekend Of Horrors” with more interviews from the show. Unfortunately your favorite deity had himself a long night last night & was on a bender with some of the other attendees (Great people by the way). So I woke up with a bit of a headache & A sour stomach. But f*ck that noise! I’m here to let you know what’s going on & I’ve … Continue reading

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Film Review: Prisoners Of The Lost Universe (1983)

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SYNOPSIS: “Through a series of coincidences, Carrie, Dan and Doctor Hartmann all fall through a teleporter device Hartmann has invented. Transported to a what appears to be a prehistoric world in a parallel universe and unable to find the Doctor, Dan and Carrie must figure out a way to get back home. Before they can do that, however, they must deal with tribes of savage cavemen, as well as brutal warlord named Kleel who has … Continue reading

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