Film Review: Die Screaming, Marianne (1971)

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SYNOPSIS: Marianne, following the sudden death of her mother, stands to inherit the family fortune, along with several documents that could incriminate her corrupt judge of a father. Now, her sister and her father both want their hands on Marianne’s inheritance and they’ll stop at nothing, even murder, to get it! REVIEW: After a successful stint in the sexploitation genre, Pete Walker made his first foray into the horror realm with 1971′s Die Screaming, Marianne. … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Comeback (1978)

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SYNOPSIS: Seeking a little peace and quiet to write some new songs, a washed-up American singer moves into a secluded English house. But his mind isn’t on a new romance when he’s contacted by his ex-wife’s ghost, whose clues about her murder lead Jones to a confrontation with the killer. REVIEW: Unlike the more exploitative work for which Pete Walker is known, 1978′s The Comeback shows a great deal of restraint. The death scenes, while … Continue reading

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Film Review: Schizo (1976)

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SYNOPSIS: A little girl watches helplessly as she is the sole witness to her mother’s murder. Years later, that little girl has grown into the beautiful skating star Samantha Gray (Lynne Frederick). But after her wedding announcement is published in the local newspaper, a man who becomes more and more obsessed with her begins turning up everywhere she goes. Samantha’s fear mounts as one by one her friends are murdered, and she becomes convinced that … Continue reading

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Film Review: Frightmare (1974)

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SYNOPSIS: Jackie’s father and stepmother have just been released from the insane asylum after a fifteen year stint there. It seems that Dorothy (the stepmother) has the bad habit of killing people and eating them while her husband did his best to hide her actions from others. The asylum claims that they are both “cured” of their mental problems, so why is it Dorothy continues on with her murderous and cannibalistic ways? As the bodies … Continue reading

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Film Review: House of Whipcord (1974)

SYNOPSIS: An old man that lives in an old house conducts a correctional institute for girls. But he does not realize that the date is the present as he is cooped up in the house. He is assisted my a matron who likes to get the girls into trouble and present them in front of the old man who thinks he is the law and he passes out punishment. Afterwards the girls get tied to … Continue reading

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