Decades of Horror 1970s Gruesome Podcasts

[Podcast] Burnt Offerings (1976) – Episode 76 – Decades of Horror 1970s

“Oh yes, and this house will be here long, long after you have departed. You’ll believe me.” These ominous words turn out to be all too true for the summer renters of the Allardyce house. Join your faithful Grue Crew – Doc Rotten, Bill Mulligan, Chad Hunt, and Jeff Mohr – as they take a […]

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“Torture Garden” (1967): A Horror Sideshow Where All the Acts Are Worth Catching

The fun thing with horror anthology films is that they are a bit like carnival sideshows — one is guaranteed to see a variety of oddities. Even if not all of the acts are hits, one almost always finds something one likes. With Amicus Productions’ Torture Garden (1967), director Freddie Francis and screenwriter Robert Bloch […]

Decades of Horror 1970s Gruesome Podcasts

[Podcast] Magic (1978) – Episode 36 – Decades of Horror 1970s

“Abracadabra, I sit on his knee. Presto chango, and now he is me. Hocus Pocus, we take her to bed. Magic is fun; we’re dead.” – the tagline for Magic seeds the undercurrent of fear that permeates this classic and classy horror film from 1978. The film features a young, pre-Hannibal, Anthony Hopkins in two roles, […]