New Female Prisoner Scorpion: Special Cellblock X (1977)

In the first of the remade Scorpion movies, Nami was framed for her involvement in the murder of a politician who was threatening to expose corrupt practices. She escaped from jail to get revenge on those who set her up, including her lover, but was captured at the end. Now, she's been sent back to… Continue reading New Female Prisoner Scorpion: Special Cellblock X (1977)

Day of the Animals (1977)

William Girder died in a helicopter crash while scouting locations in 1978. If that hadn't ended his life, who knows the heights of lunacy he would have achieved? In just six years, he directed nine feature films -- Asylum of Satan, The Get Man, Three on a Meathook, The Manitou, Sheba Baby, Project: Kill, the astonishing Abby, Grizzly and...Day of the Animals.… Continue reading Day of the Animals (1977)

Cathy’s Curse – Take Two! (1977)

This article originally appeared in Drive-In Asylum #12, which you can buy right here.  It's the second -- and probably not the last -- time I've talked about Cathy's Curse, a movie that will own your very will to live. There has never before or since been a movie where pure evil finds its origin in a… Continue reading Cathy’s Curse – Take Two! (1977)