CHILLING CLASSICS MONTH: Cathy’s Curse (1977)

John S Berry is back with another entry in this month's Chilling Classics event. He's been watching a lot of Big Japan wrestling, which I can totally respect, and has a lot of cool things to say about one of my favorite movies ever. Seriously, I could watch this one every single day of the… Continue reading CHILLING CLASSICS MONTH: Cathy’s Curse (1977)

CHILLING CLASSICS MONTH: Snowbeast (1977)

This entry was written by Bill Van Ryn, the man behind the always stupendous Groovy Doom and Drive-In Asylum. Bill knows more about movies than almost anyone I've ever met and is always there with an answer to my questions, no matter how trivial or dumb they may be. A popular vacation spot, desperate for tourist… Continue reading CHILLING CLASSICS MONTH: Snowbeast (1977)

End of the World (1977)

Bill from Groovy Doom and Drive-In Asylum always jokes about movies where nothing happens as being his favorite movies. If that's true, he must absolutely adore this movie. Christopher Lee, the main selling point of this movie, said, "Some of the films I've been in I regret making. I got conned into making these pictures in… Continue reading End of the World (1977)

Bloodlust (1977)

Known by several other titles (Mosquito der Schänder, Bloodlust: The Black Forest Vampire, Bloodlust: The Vampire of Nuremberg, Mosquito and Mosquito the Rapist), this is a dark and disturbing 1970's Eurohorror based on the macabre true story of Kuno Hofmann, the “Vampire of Nuremberg." Cut and banned in many countries, Mondo Macabro is finally bringing the full-length and uncut version… Continue reading Bloodlust (1977)

Chatterbox (1977)

You know what Deep Throat was about? Well, Chatterbox is the exact opposite -- a woman who discovers that she has not just another voice, but a whole other personality inside her vagina. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CmSYAYhsE-0 Penelope (Candice Rialson, the inspiration for Bridget Fonda's character in Jackie Brown and the star of Pets) is a hairdresser who learns that her vagina… Continue reading Chatterbox (1977)

Alice or the Last Escapade (1977)

A French surrealistic retelling of Alice in Wonderland with Sylvia Kristel in the lead? It's as if a message from space was sent directly to my brain, demanding that I stop whatever I was planning and sit inches from my TV and yelling out every translated word via closed captioning. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kgeOsx_xy1U Alice Caroll is leaving her… Continue reading Alice or the Last Escapade (1977)

WATCH THE SERIES: Airport

Based on the novel Airport by Arthur Hailey (whose novel Flight into Danger was adapted into Zero Hour! (as well as a later TV movie using the original title) which was later remade as Airplane!, which is also a parody of these films, but more about that later), these four films go from class to cash-in. And the worse they… Continue reading WATCH THE SERIES: Airport

SON OF MADE FOR TV MOVIES WEEK: Curse of the Black Widow (1977)

To end our second week of made for TV movies, Bill Van Ryn from Drive-In Asylum and Groovy Doom is back! Dan Curtis was responsible for delivering a number of memorable genre productions. Cult TV series “Dark Shadows” is definitely his most successful and enduring endeavor, but he got a couple of other major lobbies into his lengthy career… Continue reading SON OF MADE FOR TV MOVIES WEEK: Curse of the Black Widow (1977)