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Maneater of Hydra/The Blood Sucker/Island of the Doomed/La Isla de la Muerte (1967)

‘It looks like a cucumber, but it tastes just like meat!’

A group of half a dozen tourists take an organised sightseeing trip to a remote island. 754 more words

Movie Reviews

The Monroe Doctrine

I bought Conversations with Marilyn by J. Weatherby because it was 25p, and my Scottishness exerted itself (the inability to resist a bargain can wind up being expensive). 1,086 more words


Erik the Conqueror (1961)

As a child, Sunday afternoons were a time to watch historical epics with family, and Erik the Conqueror was one that made a lasting impression. Coming back to it now, as an adult, with the newly restored Arrow Video release on Blu-ray, not only brought back fond memories but heightened my respect for its director, Mario Bava. 116 more words

Film Review

Erik the Conqueror (1961)

Plot: A blood soaked battle has left the king of the vikings dead, but the king of Britain isn’t as pleased as you might think. He wanted to use diplomacy to defuse the violence, but instead one of his military leaders slaughtered the vikings. 637 more words

The Demon

The Demon – 1979 – South Africa

A psychotic killer with a mask (sometimes) and clawed gloves kills people by wrapping plastic bags around their heads. 183 more words



Haunts – 1977 – United States

Haunts takes place in a small mountain town where there is nothing to do but gossip, go to church, and drive around drunk. 199 more words

United States


In 1961, director Mario Bava (Rabid Dogs, Kill Baby Kill) turned his hand to the historical adventure genre, capitalizing on the recent success of 1958’s Kirk Douglas vehicle The Vikings. 332 more words