Ape Week: Planet of the Apes: The Five Telefilms from the 1974 Series (1981)

B&S Movies’ readers are already up to speed on everything ape, with the franchise’s production minutiae readily available—if you want it. But here are the basics that led to the post-Star Wars POTA movies: As result of the first four films’ box office returns—it was the Star Wars of its day—Arthur P. Jacobs, the producer… Continue reading Ape Week: Planet of the Apes: The Five Telefilms from the 1974 Series (1981)

PURE TERROR MONTH: The House by the Cemetery (1981)

About the Author: Paul Andolina is one of my favorite people to talk movies with. If you like his stuff, check out his site Wrestling with Film.  The House by the Cemetery is an Italian horror film directed by Lucio Fulci from 1981. Fulci has been a favorite director of mine since I first started watching… Continue reading PURE TERROR MONTH: The House by the Cemetery (1981)

Strange Behavior (1981)

Also known by its much more in your face title Dead Kids, Strange Behavior holds a place in New Zealand film history as the first horror movie made in the country. A homage to American horror films of the 1950s, it was intended to be part of a trilogy. However, after this movie and Strange Invaders underperformed at the… Continue reading Strange Behavior (1981)