‘Frankenstein: The True Story’ (1973): Mary Shelley’s classic monster comes alive on TV

It’s Shock-tober, everyone! That’s right—time to take out a second mortgage to pay for your groceries this week. So, let’s lighten our loads by doing what I’ve been since I was in a playpen: escaping reality by obsessively watching TV. And what better way to block out the possibility of six more years of the… Read More ‘Frankenstein: The True Story’ (1973): Mary Shelley’s classic monster comes alive on TV

‘Satan’s Triangle’ (1975): A wild, disconcerting TV nightmare

You know what would be the perfect vacation for this particular Fourth of July, Independence Day? In today’s America, I mean? Cruise to the Devil’s Triangle. But you say you just can’t let Beelzebub see your bikini bod this year? Well…you could check out Satan’s Triangle, the 1975 made-for-TV occult classic starring Kim Novak and Doug McClure,… Read More ‘Satan’s Triangle’ (1975): A wild, disconcerting TV nightmare

‘Old Dracula’ (1974): Enjoy some 70s vampire humor, jive turkey!

So over Easter weekend I get an email from my editor who, rather than watching a religious epic the way you’re supposed to (I was right in the middle of Anthony Quinn grunting something when he texted), says he’s enjoying a vampire flick (I gave up a long time ago trying to figure this stuff… Read More ‘Old Dracula’ (1974): Enjoy some 70s vampire humor, jive turkey!

‘The Devil’s Men’ (1976) & ‘Terror’ (1978): Acceptable fun for a Saturday night

Well, it’s that time of the year again…no, the anti-vaxx gulags aren’t quite ready yet. No, we’re talking about Halloween, so here at the darkened Movies & Drinks offices (the light bill check is in the mail, people. Jesus!), when the debt collectors quit pounding on the doors and the cleaners finally throw up their… Read More ‘The Devil’s Men’ (1976) & ‘Terror’ (1978): Acceptable fun for a Saturday night