Operation Ganymed (1977)

About the Author: You can read the music and film reviews of R.D Francis on Medium and learn more about his work on Facebook. This dystopian-inspired version of a psychological Russian space epic (1970’s Signale, 1972’s Eolomea, 1980’s The Orion Loop, 1983’s Moon Rainbow) produced for German theatres in the wake of the ‘70s Star… Continue reading Operation Ganymed (1977)

Three movies in one! Smokey Bites the Dust (1981) Grand Theft Auto (1977) Eat My Dust (1976)

About the Author: R.D Francis is the writer of The Ghosts of Jim Morrison, the Phantom of Detroit, and the Fates of Rock ‘n’ Roll and Tales from a Wizard: The Oral History of Walpurgis. Both non-fiction works explore the myth and mystery behind the 1974 album, Phantom’s Divine Comedy: Part 1—an album many believed… Continue reading Three movies in one! Smokey Bites the Dust (1981) Grand Theft Auto (1977) Eat My Dust (1976)

American Horror Project vol. 2: The Child (1977)

We first encountered The Child at a Halloween party thrown at the palatial Mexican War Streets home of Mr. Groovy Doom himself, Bill Van Ryn. While some folks drank in the kitchen or enjoyed the mix of Goblin and My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult blasting in the sitting room, I was entranced by a… Continue reading American Horror Project vol. 2: The Child (1977)

Cinderella (1977)

From The Baby to The Pink Angels, Graduation Day, Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins, Love at First Bite, Michael Pataki is in so many great movies. He's even the Klingon Korax who starts a fight in the Tribbles episode of Star Trek. He's everywhere --  The Sidehackers, The Return of Count Yorga, Airport '77, Grave of the Vampire, Dracula's Dog, Dead and Buried, The Glove, Sweet Sixteen, Rocky IV, Halloween… Continue reading Cinderella (1977)