2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge: Day 22: La Noche de Walpurgis (1971)

DAY 22. SEASON OF THE WHICH?: A film set around a holiday. No Halloween though, it's a challenge! La Noche de Walpurgis (released in the United States as The Werewolf vs. The Vampire Woman and in the UK as both Shadow of the Werewolf and Werewolf Shadow) was the fifth time that Paul Naschy played the… Continue reading 2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge: Day 22: La Noche de Walpurgis (1971)

2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge: Day 21. Swamp Thing (1982)

DAY 21: POWER PLANTS. One where the vegetation fights back. Swamp Thing can trace his roots -- yes, it's a he -- back to "It," Theodore Sturgeon's short story that ran in the pulp magazine Unknown in 1940. The story is all about a man -- Roger Kirk -- who dies and is reborn in a swamp. This… Continue reading 2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge: Day 21. Swamp Thing (1982)

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)

2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge: Day 20: Option 2: Ed and his Dead Mother (1993)

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 Author’s Note: You’ll be able to watch the full films of Ed and his… Continue reading 2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge: Day 20: Option 2: Ed and his Dead Mother (1993)

2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge Day 20: Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)

DAY 20. SUNDAY DINNER: From exceptional eating scenes to full on foodie fodder. Come hungry! After a viewing of this movie at a very young age, I decided that I'd never have chaffing dishes in my house. That may never come true just because I doubt I'll ever have the money to spend on such… Continue reading 2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge Day 20: Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)

2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge Day 19: Bloodsucking Freaks (1976)

DAY 19. VIDEO STORE DAY: This is the big one. Watch something physically rented or bought from a video store. If you live in a place that is unfortunate enough not to have one of thee archival treasures then watch a movie with a video store scene in it at least. #vivaphysicalmedia I grew up… Continue reading 2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge Day 19: Bloodsucking Freaks (1976)

2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge: Day 18: Option 3: A Matter of Degrees (1990)

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 18 Only on VHS: Watch something on the true psychotronic format By 1988, underground “college rock” bands began to bubble under the mainstream and… Continue reading 2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge: Day 18: Option 3: A Matter of Degrees (1990)

2019 Psychotronic Scarecrow Challenge: Day 18: Option 2: Outside Ozona (1998)

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 18 Only on VHS: Watch something on the true psychotronic format Quentin Tarantino goes off into the dusty, deserted Midwest in this sharply written,… Continue reading 2019 Psychotronic Scarecrow Challenge: Day 18: Option 2: Outside Ozona (1998)

2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge Day 18: Beyond the Gates (2016)

DAY 18. ONLY ON VHS Day: Watch something on true psychotronic format. If you don’t have access to a VCR then watch a movie with a VCR/VHS theme in it.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QWY1y0VyLgE Thanks to the Found Footage Festival, so many people have gotten the chance to see a lost part of the VHS era -- board games… Continue reading 2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge Day 18: Beyond the Gates (2016)