Tag Archives: 70s horror

My Top Five Episodes of Tales of the Unexpected

My childhood is filled with memories of the invoking music of Tales of the Unexpected, but little else remained in my head… until recently There were a few classic episodes that I remembered, but this was only because I had … Continue reading

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A Hidden Gem: Don’t be Afraid of the Dark

I was thinking about Guillermo Del Toro the other day. Important things like, ‘I wonder if he prefers a gas barbecue’ or ‘does the Del stand for Del-Boy?’ There were also thoughts such as ‘which film of his can I … Continue reading

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Is There A Hidden Meaning To Piranha?

Joe Dante’s horror/monster movie, Piranha (1978) doesn’t seem an obvious place find a state of the nation text / subtext, but in its jaunty, quick-witted attempt to cash in on the Jaws phenomenon, it does just that. Dante owns up … Continue reading

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Horror Screening with Nomad Cinema

Nomad Cinema - Don't Look Now

If you haven’t already been introduced to the lovely folk at The Nomad Cinema, then take heed.  They’re a roaming pop-up cinema (obviously) that donates 100% of it’s profits to charity.  They have a little taster video to tell you a … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Exorcist (1973)

Director: William Friedkin Starring: Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Linda Blair and Lee J. Cobb Duration: 122 minutes A title I’m sure we’ve all heard of would of course be 1973’s The Exorcist. Considered the scariest film ever made, in … Continue reading

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