Category Archives: 1974
7 Groovy Horror/Sci-Fi Trailers from ’74
The Brief Life & Times of Bill Girdler
Now that we know what’s in store for us from Bill Girdler’s filmography, let’s talk about the man himself. His biography is well documented, a good overview is found here, and some themes are worth repeating as we get ready to look at his films in depth. Girdler was born on 22 October 1947 in KentuckyContinue reading “The Brief Life & Times of Bill Girdler”
The Groovy Horror & Exploitation Films of William Girdler
Thought I’d start the new year off right by sinking my teeth into a new project here on the blog–exploring all nine of Girdler’s fun exploitation flicks! Bill Girdler was an up-and-coming horror and exploitation director who was tragically killed in a helicopter crash in 1978 at the tender age of 30 in the PhilippinesContinue reading “The Groovy Horror & Exploitation Films of William Girdler”
Flavia the Heretic (1974)
Let Sleeping Corpses Lie (1974)
Flick of the Week: Devil Times Five (1974)
Originally titled “Peopletoys,” also known as “The Horrible House on the Hill” Starring Leif Garrett and his real life mother!
I’ve Got ‘Yer Cheri Caffaro Online Movie Archive RIGHT HERE.
I’ll just come out and say it: I keep a candle lit for Ms. Caffaro. If you do too–and you know who you are–why don’t you spend the next eight hours watching all the Cheri Caffaro films I was able to find on YouTube. You’ll know where to find me: Let’s start with 1971’s Ginger. I’veContinue reading “I’ve Got ‘Yer Cheri Caffaro Online Movie Archive RIGHT HERE.”
The Cars That Ate Paris
MOVIES and MANIA US Poster The Cars That Ate Paris– aka The Cars That Eat People – is a 1974 Australian horrorcomedy film. Directed by Peter Weir, it was his first feature film. The film stars John Meillon, Terry Camilleri,, Chris Haywood and Bruce Spence. Plot teaser Lying in a gently rolling range of hills, the town of Paris hasContinue reading “The Cars That Ate Paris”
Linkage: September 2014 Edition
Several good posts to make sure you catch this month, from the usual suspects of good B-exploitation-horror writers. Enjoy! Daily Grindhouse has a very positive, if somewhat cryptic, review of the zero-budget documentary, Kung Fu Elliot. While you’re lingering at DG, see the repost of Jason Coffman’s primer on Vansploitation films of the 1970s. Lost HighwayContinue reading “Linkage: September 2014 Edition”