Recap! Rewind! Redux! July 2015

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Satan’s Blade (L. Scott Castillo Jr., 1984) – This rambling attempt to capitalize upon the early 80s slasher boom couldn’t be more of a mess. The plot involves a bank robbery which awkwardly leads into some bullshit about an evil … Continued

Buio Omega (aka Beyond the Darkness) (Joe D’Amato, 1979)

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Gore? Check. Necrophilia? Check. Adult breastfeeding? Check. Torture? Check. Cannibalism? Check. Depraved love & obsession? Check. This little transgressive horror ‘sploiter will knock your dick in the dirt! Duane: Ah, Buio Omega. Arguably one of D’Amato’s most notorious films that … Continued

Nosferatu the Vampyre (aka Nosferatu: Phantom der Nacht) (Werner Herzog, 1979)

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A real estate agent sent to Transylvania to secure a house deal with a reclusive count gets more than he bargained for upon discovering his new client is a bloodsucking undead fiend. Werner Herzog’s (Aguirre, the Wrath of God; Woyzeck) … Continued

The Glove (Ross Hagen, 1979)

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A down on his luck bounty hunter comes across the opportunity to score $20,000  for a very large man who uses a riot glove to brutally beat his victims. I need to warn all of our readers right now: The … Continued

The Driller Killer (Abel Ferrara, 1979)

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A struggling artist in desperate need to sell a painting finds his mind beginning to unravel as day to day annoyances build and weigh on his subconscious. He takes to the streets of New York with a power drill, annihilating … Continued

Malabimba: The Malicious Whore (Andrea Bianchi, 1979)

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  A sixteen year old girl is possessed by what appears to be the evil spirit of her deceased mother. Her recent lascivious behavior causes all manner of problems for her family as they struggle with financial issues and a … Continued

Savage Weekend (David Paulsen, John Mason Kirby, 1979)

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We’ve been wanting to hook up with our buddy Murph’ from Basement Screams to write a joint review for awhile, unfortunately scheduling conflicts plagued the process until now.  Of course, we wanted to do something new to all of us so in … Continued

Giallo in Venice (Giallo a Venezia) (Mario Landi, 1979)

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When a husband and wife are discovered murdered on the shores of Venice, it’s up to a hard-boiled detective to determine who committed the heinous act as the bodies continue to pile up in increasingly deplorable ways. This one surprised … Continued

Bloodrage (Joseph Zito, 1979)

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A teenage nut-job finally gets the courage to go to the local whorehouse but realizes he likes killing women more than fucking them.  He travels to sleazy 70’s NYC to satiate his new found appetite.  Mix one part Henry: Portrait … Continued

Tourist Trap (David Schmoeller, 1979)

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A group of friends set out on a summer vacation and find themselves held captive in a roadside museum. Soon they’re stalked by the deranged brother of the owner (or is he?) – who seems to have telekinetic powers that apply … Continued