Film Review: Abby (1974)

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SYNOPSIS: Abby, a wholesome young woman becomes possessed by the Nigerian god, Eshu. REVIEW: ABBY is a forgotten blaxploitation gem from the golden age of American International Pictures. Upon its release, it had been remarkably successful, grossing millions (its budget had been under $500,000). But, shortly after its initial run, American International got sued by Warner Bros. for ripping off THE EXORCIST. Warner Bros. won the case, and ABBY, as a result, became buried in … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Phantom Planet (1961)

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SYNOPSIS: “The mysterious appearance of an unknown planet brings miniature people, giant monsters, beautiful women and undaunted heroes to the screen. The self-contained planet Rheton has the ability to move in and out of galaxies to escape their enemies. Earth sends an astronaut team to investigate, which discovers miniature people. One astronaut survives to help them fight off monsters and Solarite attacks.” (courtesy IMDB) REVIEW: This week’s burnt offering is a film named The Phantom … Continue reading

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