The 10th Victim (1965)

About the Author: You can read the music and film criticisms of R.D Francis on Medium and learn more about his work on Facebook. In light of B&S Movies Post-Apoc Week coinciding with the recent controversy surrounding the Hillary Swank-fronted post-apoc flick The Hunt (Wikipedia link), it’s time to take another look at Elio Petri’s… Continue reading The 10th Victim (1965)

Psycho-A-Go-Go (1965)

A while back, we covered Satan's Sadists, the movie that was Al Adamson's initial big hit. Psycho-A-Go-Go is where he got started. Adamson was the son of silent film stars Denver Dixon and Dolores Booth. After working on some of his father's later films, he started his own production company with Sam Sherman called Independent-International Pictures. From tinting… Continue reading Psycho-A-Go-Go (1965)

A Study In Terror (1965)

James Hill directed the nature film and family favorite Born Free, but he also found his way to Whitechapel and put Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson on the case of Jack the Ripper. It's also one of the first appearances of Mycroft Holmes on film. Holmes (John Neville, The Adventures of Baron Munchausen) and Watson (Donald Huston, Tales… Continue reading A Study In Terror (1965)

Dr. Terror’s House of Horrors (1965)

Freddie Francis is pretty dependable. Throw in the Amicus name, plus Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing, and things get much better. This is the first official Amicus film, all about five men on a train from London to Bradley who meet the mysterious Doctor Schreck (Cushing), a man with a name that literally means terror. With his… Continue reading Dr. Terror’s House of Horrors (1965)