Star Wars Droppings: Dünyayi Kurtaran Adam (1982)

The Man Who Saved the World is the true name of this movie, although nearly everyone refers to it as Turkish Star Wars. Murat and Ali crash their ships on a desert planet that is no way Tatooine. That said, the footage of their crash is from Star Wars and footage of both the US and USSR… Continue reading Star Wars Droppings: Dünyayi Kurtaran Adam (1982)

Don’t Go to Sleep (1982)

This Aaron Spelling produced TV movie originally aired on ABC on December 10, 1982. It's a star-studded affair, with Valerie Harper, Dennis Weaver and Ruth Gordon in the main roles. It's also a great example of when TV movies ruled the world. Plus, you get Oliver Robins as one of the kids. He's the only… Continue reading Don’t Go to Sleep (1982)

PURE TERROR MONTH: Double Exposure (1982)

A photographer for a men’s magazine keeps having dreams where he's killing all of his models. Then, it just so happens that the models begin to die in real life, which means that he may be the killer. Director William Byron Hillman was also behind the Gary Busey dog reincarnation film Quigley, as well as The Photographer,… Continue reading PURE TERROR MONTH: Double Exposure (1982)

2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge Day 29: Pandemonium (1982)

DAY 29. COMEDY OF TERRORS: A matter of laughter at the splatter of the matter. A funny one, duh. There was a time, let's call it 1983, where we couldn't just sit down and instantly find any single movie from anywhere in the world and any point in time. You might think that that would… Continue reading 2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge Day 29: Pandemonium (1982)

2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge: Day 21. Swamp Thing (1982)

DAY 21: POWER PLANTS. One where the vegetation fights back. Swamp Thing can trace his roots -- yes, it's a he -- back to "It," Theodore Sturgeon's short story that ran in the pulp magazine Unknown in 1940. The story is all about a man -- Roger Kirk -- who dies and is reborn in a swamp. This… Continue reading 2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge: Day 21. Swamp Thing (1982)

The Dorm That Dripped Blood (1982)

Inspired by Friday the 13th, Stephen Carpenter and Stacey Giachino wrote the script for this film while students at UCLA under the title The Third Night, which later became Death Dorm. We start with a man running from someone, then hiding in the bushes, before he's attacked from behind and murdered. Yep -- get ready to… Continue reading The Dorm That Dripped Blood (1982)