Nothing but the Night (1973)

Peter Sasdy isn't a household name, unless you live here in the palatial B&S About Movies estate, where he's celebrated for movies like Taste the Blood of Dracula, Hands of the Ripper, The Lonely Lady and Welcome to Blood City. Here, he has two dependable stars: Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee. You really can't screw… Continue reading Nothing but the Night (1973)

PURE TERROR MONTH: It Happened at the Nightmare Inn (1973)

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Bill Van Ryn is the man behind the website Groovy Doom and the zine Drive-In Asylum. I appreciate him coming in at the last second and helping finish up PURE TERROR MONTH. Originally released in 1973, Spanish horror thriller It Happened At Nightmare Inn (originally titled A Candle For The Devil) was a late night… Continue reading PURE TERROR MONTH: It Happened at the Nightmare Inn (1973)

PURE TERROR MONTH: The Werewolf of Washington (1973)

Milton Moses Ginberg started his directorial career with Coming Apart, a near-documentary which starred Rip Torn as a mentally disturbed psychologist who has been filming his sexual affairs. Sally Kirkland was also in the film, which was shot within a one-room, 15'x17' set. This movie is absolutely nothing like that movie. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lxVbQnhXr6U Jack Whitter (Dean… Continue reading PURE TERROR MONTH: The Werewolf of Washington (1973)

PURE TERROR MONTH: Horror Rises From the Tomb (1973)

About the Author: You can read the music and film criticisms of R.D Francis on Medium and learn more about his rock ‘n’ roll biographies, along with horror and sci-fi novellas, on Facebook. He also writes for B&S Movies. In preparation for my review contribution to B&S Movies’ tribute to Mill Creek’s Pure Terror 50-film… Continue reading PURE TERROR MONTH: Horror Rises From the Tomb (1973)

Theater of Blood (1973)

Douglas Hickox, who also directed this film, was the director of one of my favorite TV movies, Blackout. This is yet another -- that's not a bad thing -- Vincent Price film where he's done wrong and must avenge himself through increasingly odder crimes. This go around, he plays Shakespearean actor Edward Kendal Sheridan Lionheart, who… Continue reading Theater of Blood (1973)

2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge: Day 14: Option 2: The Neptune Factor (1973)

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. Day 14 S.T.D Madness!: Science, Transformations & Dabbling: A cracked scientist’s creative palette This writer was a wee lad when 1973’s The Neptune Factor played at the neighborhood… Continue reading 2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge: Day 14: Option 2: The Neptune Factor (1973)

Genesis II (1973), Planet Earth (1974), and Strange New World (1975)

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. Okay. Let’s get this out of the way: This is the movie were you video fringe horndogs lose it over Mariette Hartley (as Lyra-A) in a two-piece bikini sporting two belly… Continue reading Genesis II (1973), Planet Earth (1974), and Strange New World (1975)

The Vampire’s Night Orgy (1973)

If you're going to tour Europe on a bus, stopping in quaint small towns, check and double check your inventory. There's a pretty good chance that at least one of those tiny and charming hamlets and burgs will be replete with the undead. Bring crosses and garlic accordingly. To think that my high school teachers… Continue reading The Vampire’s Night Orgy (1973)