Decades of Horror 1970s Gruesome Podcasts

[Podcast] Alice Sweet Alice (1976) — Episode 52— Decades of Horror 1970s

“If You Survive This Night… Nothing Will Scare You Again.” – The tagline for  Alice Sweet Alice  (1976) promises an evening of terror and suspense while delivering an early genre film from Brooke Shields. Let the fun begin! The Black Saint and Doc Rotten tackle another groovy horror film from the 1970s.  Joining the grue-crew […]

Decades of Horror 1970s Gruesome Podcasts

[Podcast] The Creeping Flesh (1973) — Episode 51— Decades of Horror 1970s

“Unfortunately, in the state of society, as it exists today, we are not permitted to experiment on human beings. Normal human beings.” – Christopher Lee’s  line in  The Creeping Flesh  (1973) blah blah blah. Let the fun begin! The Black Saint and Doc Rotten tackle another groovy horror film from the 1970s.  Joining the grue-crew […]

Decades of Horror 1970s Gruesome Podcasts

[Podcast] Psychomania (1973) — Episode 49 — Decades of Horror 1970s

“Seven Suicides – and they roared back as The Living Dead.” – the tag line for Psyhomania  (1973) plays heaving on the “Living Dead” implications from NoTLD despite this not being a zombie film in any fashion.  Also known as The Death Wheelers, the film does involve, bikers, death, destruction, and the devil — maybe. […]

Decades of Horror 1970s Gruesome Podcasts

[Podcast] King Kong (1976) — Episode 47 — Decades of Horror 1970s

“There’s a girl out there who might be running for her life from some gigantic turned-on ape.” – the line for King Kong  (1976) illustrates the odd tone to the  high-profile, big-budget creature feature remake. Dino De Laurentiis’ monstrous epic provides fans with a U.S. man-in-suit Kaiju turn at the furry beast with a  young […]

Decades of Horror 1970s Gruesome Podcasts

[Podcast] Bug (1975) — Episode 46 — Decades of Horror 1970s

“They Look Like Rocks…Possess A High Intelligence…Have No Eyes…And Eat Ashes…They Travel In Your Car Exhaust…They Make Fire…They Kill.” – the tag line for Bug  (1975) sets up horror expectations while producer William Castle (The House on Haunted Hill, The Tingler, Rosemary’s Baby) works hard to deliver the goods – and succeeds. Let the fun […]

Decades of Horror 1970s Gruesome Podcasts

[Podcast] Let’s Scare Jessica to Death (1971) — Episode 45 — Decades of Horror 1970s

“Something is after Jessica. Something very cold, very wet… and very dead…” – the tag line for Let’s Scare Jessica to Death (1971) sets the mood for this atmospheric, creepy, overlooked thriller. Zohra Lambert provides the film with a powerful performance while director John D. Hancock weave a terrifying tale of paranoia. Let the fun […]

Decades of Horror 1970s Gruesome Podcasts

[Podcast] The Giant Spider Invasion (1975) — Episode 44 — Decades of Horror 1970s

“Creeping!…Crawling!…Crushing!” – Bill Rebane, the director who gave us Bigfoot Terror, presents to starving horror fans a horror film featuring a giant spider attacking a small town in Wisconsin. And, by giant spider, we mean a Volkswagon Bug dressed with a million eyes and eight furry legs. And it is bloody brilliant…in all the wrong […]

Decades of Horror 1970s Gruesome Podcasts

[Podcast] Deranged (1976) — Episode 43 — Decades of Horror 1970s

“Pretty Sally Mae died a very unnatural death! … But the worst hasn’t happened to her yet! DERANGED … confessions of a necrophile.” – The tag line Jeff Gillen and Alan Ormsby’s Deranged: Confessions of a Necrophile (1974) is Seventies Drive-In Exploitation at its best. The film, starring Roberts Blossom, is based upon the life […]

Decades of Horror 1970s Gruesome Podcasts

[Podcast] Carrie (1976) — Episode 42 — Decades of Horror 1970s

“They’re all going to laugh at you! They’re all going to laugh at you!” – Margaret White’s desperate pleading rings in her daughter’s mind as she is consumed with rage after she is bathed in pig’s blood at her senior prom in Brian De Palma’s horror classic CARRIE (1976). It’s the moment horror fans in […]

Decades of Horror 1970s Gruesome Podcasts

[Podcast] Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) — Episode 41 — Decades of Horror 1970s

“Sleep . . . Sleep . . . and be born again into a world without fear and hate!” – the tagline for Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) warns its audience of the horrors threatening to take over your body and extinguish your soul. Seventies leading man Donald Sutherland teams up with Brooke Adams, […]

Decades of Horror 1970s Gruesome Podcasts

[Podcast] Phantom of the Paradise (1974) — Episode 40 — Decades of Horror 1970s

“Carburetors man! That’s what life is all about.” – The opening lyrics of the song Upholstery from the rock opera Phantom of the Paradise sum it all up nicely. Music is the creative juice of life and sometimes to succeed in the music business you have to deal with shady characters. In the Brian De […]

Decades of Horror 1970s Gruesome Podcasts

[Podcast] The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971) — Episode 39 — Decades of Horror 1970s

“Nine killed you. Nine shall die. Nine times, nine! Nine killed you! Nine shall die! Nine eternities in DOOM!” – the exposition from Vincent Price in  The Abominable Dr. Phibes  sets up the revenge plot of the film with usual Price flourish and delivery. Billed as Price’s 100th film (it isn’t, by the way), Phibes […]

Decades of Horror 1970s Gruesome Podcasts

[Podcast] Day of the Animals (1977) — Episode 38 — Decades of Horror 1970s

“For centuries they were hunted for bounty, fun and food… now it’s their turn” – the tagline for Day of the Animals  only hints at the madness hidden just below the surface of William Girdler’s often overlooked Nature Runs Amok classic. The film features Christopher George, Lynda Day George and Richard Jaeckel in lead roles […]