Footprints on the Moon (1975)

Alice Cespi (Florinda Bolkan, A Lizard in a Woman's Skin) watched a strange film in her childhood called "Footprints on the Moon," where astronauts were stranded on the moon's surface. Now, as an adult, the only sleep she gets is from tranquilizers and she starts missing days of her life. Get ready for a giallo that skips… Continue reading Footprints on the Moon (1975)

CHILLING CLASSICS MONTH: Sunburst (1975)

Sometimes the Chilling Classics rewards you with magic. Other times, it assaults you with a film like Sunburst, also known as Slashed Dreams. Robert (Peter Hooten, the original Dr. Strange) and Jenny (Katharine Baumann, The Thing with Two Heads and now a handbag creator) are going up to the woods to find their friend, Michael (Robert Englund), who has left the… Continue reading CHILLING CLASSICS MONTH: Sunburst (1975)

CHILLING CLASSICS MONTH: Deep Red (1975)

Deep Red is one of the few Argento movies that I've seen in a theater. I'm not sure what the audience expected, as it was on what was presented as a grindhouse night. I think they wanted something like the modern interpretation of the term, all fast moving action and laughs. I don't think that… Continue reading CHILLING CLASSICS MONTH: Deep Red (1975)

2018 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge Day 14: The Four of the Apocalypse…(1975)

Day 14 of the Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge is Westerns. Hats and boots are a must on this trail, y'all. Yeehaw! I chose Lucio Fulci's Four of the Apocalypse..., which was made years before he became known as the Godfather of Gore. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ebT4Ygr-oJI Salt Flats, Utah. 1873. Professional gambler Stubby Preston (Fabio Testi, Contraband) is arrested the moment… Continue reading 2018 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge Day 14: The Four of the Apocalypse…(1975)

2018 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge Day 8: Eyeball (1975)

The Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge for today is THE EYES HAVE IT. This pick must have an eye specific scene. I've already covered the granddaddy of all eye torture, Fulci's Zombi, as well as his other paean to ocular decimation,The New York Ripper. There's also Demonia, where nuns eat a dead baby's eyeballs. And Cat in the Brain,… Continue reading 2018 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge Day 8: Eyeball (1975)

The Night Child (1975)

Also known as The Cursed Medallion, this Italian ripoff was directed by Massimo Dallamano (What Have You Done to Solange?). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CuRoXowHtkM Richard Johnson (The Haunting and Dr. Menard from Zombi 2) is a BBC filmmaker working on a documentary about demonic images in paintings. His daughter Emily (Nicoletta Elmi, Who Saw Her Die?, Deep Red) is having nightmares about how her mother… Continue reading The Night Child (1975)

BIGFOOT WEEK: The Legend of Bigfoot (1975)

According to The Weirdest Movie Ever Made, the book we reviewed at the start of the week, the Patterson-Gimlin film may have made Patterson rich, but Gimlin at first wanted nothing to do with it. Yet according to author Phil Hall, "After Patterson’s death, Gimlin approached his former partner’s widow, Patricia Patterson, regarding the failure to… Continue reading BIGFOOT WEEK: The Legend of Bigfoot (1975)

BIGFOOT WEEK: Curse of Bigfoot (1975)

This movie lies to you from the very moment it begins. First off, it's barely a movie, clicking in around 59 minutes. And when you get to the real heart of the movie, it's not even about Bigfoot! It's really about a mummy coming back from the dead. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TZYeSZDwKyQ A high school biology class --… Continue reading BIGFOOT WEEK: Curse of Bigfoot (1975)