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
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
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
Bawdy late 60s “Swinging London” comedy with plenty of dishy birds for you plonkers…whoa, wait a minute—it’s depressing as hell.
More hits than misses in this vintage 1980s four-part suspense/sci-fi/supernatural/horror anthology.
Keep ‘em locked and loaded, ladies. Ballsy, unapologetic rape revenge meller, with that sick, patented Stephen King black humor.
Strange, cold, perverse thriller from the golden age of disaster movies.