Cold, impersonal, distant Frankenstein re-imagining―and a fairly perverse jab at its horror/suspense genre conventions.
Terrific, little-seen U.K. suspenser.
Chilled, stylish Americanized giallo thriller, with just acceptable TV-level suspense,
In yet another pathetically obvious attempt to get Warner Bros.’ Archive Collection to send us review titles sans moola, we here at the Movies & Drinks offices have sobered up just enough to review one of their classic Blu-ray thriller releases, Wait Until Dark…because that’s the only kind of thriller the Archive releases: classic (we’ll… Read More ‘Wait Until Dark’ (1967): Pure suspense thriller gets better with age
In honor of Elizabeth Taylor’s birthday, Movies & Drinks thought it an ideal time to look at her 1973 thriller from AVCO Embassy Pictures, Night Watch—one of Miss Taylor’s less-successful mid-career outings that should have put her back on top with both critics and ticket buyers.
Flashy but familiar, bait-and-switch ABC Movie of the Week entry.
Joan Crawford goes to the circus…and it’s a grotesque treat for kids of all ages!
Lurid Halloween comic book scares, hypnotically arranged…for the most part.
1977’s Rollercoaster is a first-rate TV suspenser, blasted onto the big screen via Sensurround.
Available through Warner Brothers’ Archive Collection (a real rarity, considering how few MTVs from this era have made it onto disc), ABC’s 1973 telemovie, Dying Room Only, directed by Philip Leacock, written by the master, Richard Matheson, and starring Cloris Leachman, Ned Beatty, Ross Martin, and Dabney Coleman, is a model of efficient, effective suspense.