Rocktober Blood (1984): A Second Look: Remembering Nigel Benjamin 1954-2019

About the Author: You can read the music and film reviews of R.D Francis on Medium and B&S Movies, and learn more about his work on Facebook. Every Halloween, without fail, I pop in the (VHS, natch) copies of two of my favorite movies from my youth: Phantasm and Rocktober Blood. Then, this past Halloween… Continue reading Rocktober Blood (1984): A Second Look: Remembering Nigel Benjamin 1954-2019

2019 Psychotronic Scarecrow Challenge: Day 31: Option 3: (Another Take on) The Brotherhood of Satan (1971)

About the Author: You can read the music and film reviews of R.D Francis on Medium and learn more about his work on Facebook. He also writes reviews for B&S Movies. Day 34 The Gold Watch: One set in a retirement home or elderly community (or elderly Satanic coven) R.D’s note: You’d think I would… Continue reading 2019 Psychotronic Scarecrow Challenge: Day 31: Option 3: (Another Take on) The Brotherhood of Satan (1971)

2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge: Day 31: Option 2: Homebodies (1974)

About the Author: You can read the music and film reviews of R.D Francis on Medium and learn more about his work on Facebook. He also writes for B&S Movies. Day 31 The Gold Watch: One set in a retirement home or elderly community For next year’s 2020 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge, one of the days… Continue reading 2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge: Day 31: Option 2: Homebodies (1974)

2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge: Day 27: Option 2: (Another Take on) The Case of the Hillside Stranglers (1989)

About the Author: You can read the music and film reviews of R.D Francis on Medium and learn more about his work on Facebook. He also writes for B&S Movies. Day 27 Special Presentations: Made for TV movies from the ‘70s, classic era of the bronze screen R.D's note: The writing is so fast n’… Continue reading 2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge: Day 27: Option 2: (Another Take on) The Case of the Hillside Stranglers (1989)

2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge: Day 25: Option 2: Open House (1987)

About the Author: You can read the music and film reviews of R.D Francis on Medium and learn more about his work on Facebook. He also writes for B&S Movies. DAY 25 Vanishing Cities: One with gentrification or real estate development as the setting, also known as a Slasher Month two-kills-with-one-swipe-of-the-blade-studded-plunger entry You’re David Mickey… Continue reading 2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge: Day 25: Option 2: Open House (1987)

2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge: Day 24: Option 4: Pink Plastic Flamingos (2017) and Option: 5 Project Skyborn (2014)

About the Author: You can read the music and film reviews of R.D Francis on Medium and learn more about his works on Facebook. He also writes for B&S Movies. Day 24 Short Attention Span Theatre: Watch some shorts or anthology things This 24th day of Scarecrow Video of Seattle’s Psychotronic October Scarecrow Challenge of… Continue reading 2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge: Day 24: Option 4: Pink Plastic Flamingos (2017) and Option: 5 Project Skyborn (2014)

2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge: Day 24: Option 2: Ugetsu (1953) and Option: 3 Kwaidan (1964)

About the Author: You can read the music and film reviews of R.D Francis on Medium and learn more about his work on Facebook. He also writes for B&S Movies. Day 24 Short Attention Span Theatre: Watch some shorts or anthology things My Dr. Jekyll promised that my celluloid Mr. Hyde would not spree a… Continue reading 2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge: Day 24: Option 2: Ugetsu (1953) and Option: 3 Kwaidan (1964)

2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge: Day 20: Option 4: Ice Cream Man (1995)

About the Author: You can read the music and film reviews of R.D Francis on Medium and learn about his work on Facebook. He also writes for B&S Movies. Day 20 Sunday Dinner: From eating scenes to full on foodie fodder Today, Tommy Wiseau markets his celluloid calling-card, The Room, as an intentional “black comedy.”… Continue reading 2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge: Day 20: Option 4: Ice Cream Man (1995)

2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge: Day 20: Option 3: Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same (2011)

About the Author: You can read the music and film reviews of R.D Francis on Medium and learn about his work on Facebook. He also writes for B&S Movies. Day 20 Sunday Dinner: From eating scenes to full on foodie fodder Mike Nichols, who dominated early ‘70s cinema with the box office hits The Graduate… Continue reading 2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge: Day 20: Option 3: Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same (2011)