‘A Quiet Place in the Country’ (1969): Brilliant, psychological horror giallo

When the calendar hits October, the Movies & Drinks office floors are soon littered with numerous horror DVD cases strewn about, as thoughts of ghosts and possessed dolls and hockey masked serial killers—along with, hopefully, semi-clad high school cheerleaders running around in jeopardy—harken the arrival of Halloween. Looking at the latest release dates, I noticed… Read More ‘A Quiet Place in the Country’ (1969): Brilliant, psychological horror giallo

‘The Possessed’ (1977): Pre-superstar Harrison Ford does TV horror

Not being able to decide whether or not I was going to catch the new Harrison Ford Blade Runner 2049 sci-fi opus this week (the original was such a revelatory experience for me when I saw it in a deserted theater back in ’82, I can’t help but feel I’m going to sully that memory… Read More ‘The Possessed’ (1977): Pre-superstar Harrison Ford does TV horror

‘The Lawyer’ (1970): Petrocelli is born on the big screen

Did you know the short-lived 70s TV courtroom mystery, Petrocelli, starring Vanishing Point’s Barry Newman, began life on the big-screen as The Lawyer in 1970? With Petrocelli getting new life on DVD, we thought it prudent to take a look back at the film that started it all. Was the idea better suited for film…or… Read More ‘The Lawyer’ (1970): Petrocelli is born on the big screen