Wolfguy: Enraged Lycanthrope (1975)

Ōkami no Monshō was a two-volume manga published in 1970 and then re-created in 2007. This film version -- which wildly differs from its inspiration -- hit Japanese screens in 1975 and stars Japanese actor, singer, film producer, film director, and martial artist (and the inspiration for a marijuana nickname) Shin'ichi "Sonny" Chiba. And it's one of… Continue reading Wolfguy: Enraged Lycanthrope (1975)

Strip Nude for Your Killer (1975)

When a movie starts with a fashion model dying during a back alley abortion and it being covered up as a drowning, all before the opening credits, you know that you're in for something demented. When you realize that the film was written and directed by Andrea Bianchi, who brought us Burial Ground, then you're either going… Continue reading Strip Nude for Your Killer (1975)

The Bloodsucker Leads the Dance (1975)

Films just show up in my YouTube subscriptions and I watch them, always hungry to discover something new. Imagine my surprise when I looked up and this film went from a giallo to a totally NSFW affair! http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x585zup Dublin, 1902. As an acting troupe finishes their latest show, Count Marnack shows up and invites Evelyn and… Continue reading The Bloodsucker Leads the Dance (1975)

WEEK OF MADE FOR TV MOVIES: Trilogy of Terror (1975)

Dan Curtis and Richard Matheson pretty much ruled 1970s made for TV horror. But when you throw in Karen Black and a memorable miniature villain, you're left with pure nightmare fuel for 70s kids. Sure, we can endure all sorts of gore and doom now, but on March 4, 1974, the ABC Movie of the Week… Continue reading WEEK OF MADE FOR TV MOVIES: Trilogy of Terror (1975)