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Tag Archives: ’70s

Devil’s Nightmare

We kick off Euro Horror Week with a 1971 Belgian/Italian flick for which details are fuzzy and information is hard to come by, even though it seems to be somewhat popular. As so often happens with low-budget foreign horror movies from the 1970s, this movie has a plethora of titles. On the DVD box, it’s [...]

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Motel Hell

I just finished watching the wonderful 1980 horror flick Motel Hell and it got me thinking. Now, I doubt this is the reaction the filmmakers were looking for when they made this witty little treat, and it’s definitely not the reaction I had when I saw it originally as a teenager. But as one ages [...]

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Horror for the Holidays

As we all know, the holidays are right around the corner, breathing down our collective neck much like Leatherface after he chased sweet little Sally through that field with his chainsaw. (Wait, does that even work? Oooh,score! If it does work, then I think it works as both a simile and a metaphor. Let’s see—hmmm, [...]

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The Wicker Man (1973)

In The Wicker Man, the 1973 British thriller directed by Robin Hardy, all manner of worlds collide: old world crashes into new world, paganism slams into Christianity, lust rubs suggestively against chastity. I suppose at its core, the film is about conflict. It makes perfect sense that the screenplay was written by noted playwright Anthony [...]

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