Sarah T. – Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic (1975)

The last film Richard Donner would make before The Omen, Sarah T. – Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic is a hard-hitting made for TV movie all about how easily teens in the 1970's could become full-fledged alcoholics before they even graduated high school. It's written by Richard and Esther Shapiro, who would go on to create Dynasty. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kii8EP9FHiM Sarah Travis (Linda Blair!)… Continue reading Sarah T. – Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic (1975)

The Killer Must Kill Again (1975)

Luigi Cozzi is well thought of around these parts for his less down to the planet Earth fare like Hercules, Star Crash and Alien Contamination. However, his giallo experience exists, as he was the writer of Argento's Four Flies on Grey Velvet. He contributed to other Argento projects throughout his career, like the special effects for Phenomena and second unit direction for The Stendhal… Continue reading The Killer Must Kill Again (1975)

TABLOID WEEK: Mysteries from Beyond Planet Earth (1975)

George Gale has mostly worked as a post-production guy, but he also produced and directed two strange 1970's Fortean documentaries, Mysteries from Beyond Planet Earth and Are We Alone in the Universe? Narrated by character actor Lawrence Dobkin, this movie pretty much hits every single theory in its 94-minute whirlwind of info. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q5zTmGp2Cq4 Your host stays calm… Continue reading TABLOID WEEK: Mysteries from Beyond Planet Earth (1975)

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)