Tag Archives: 1970s

Zombi 2 (1979)

“What is all this about the dead coming back to life—and having to be killed a second time?   [aka Zombie aka Zombie Flesh Eaters] Director:  Lucio Fulci Starring:  Ian McCulloch, Tisa Farrow, Richard Johnson, Al Cliver (Pier Luigi Conti), … Continue reading

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Hausu (1977)

“It’s unscientific, unexplainable, unnatural, unreasonable. It doesn’t make sense!”   Director:  Ōbayashi Nobuhiko Starring:  Ikegami Kimiko, Oba Kumiko, Jinbo Miki, Matsubara Ai, Tanaka Eriko, Miyako Masayo, Satô Mieko, Minamida Yōko, Wanibuchi Haruko, Sasazawa Saho, Ozaki Kiyohiko, Kobayashi Asei Screenplay:  Katsura … Continue reading

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The Uncanny (1977)

“It’s here – years of research – evidence from all over the world – proving beyond a shadow of a doubt that cats have been exploiting mankind for centuries! We think we’re the masters and they’re merely pets, but we’re … Continue reading

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The Creeping Flesh (1973)

“Do you believe in Evil, Doctor? I do not mean Evil as it is commonly understood. I mean Evil as a living organism; as a plague, a disease, which infects humanity…”   Director:  Freddie Francis Starring:  Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, … Continue reading

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Crash! (1976)

“Akasa’s of Hittite origin; a deity closely associated with Mars, the red planet… He’s an unpleasant character dedicated to vengeance, hatred and violence.”   Director:  Charles Band Starring:  José Ferrer, Sue Lyon, John Ericson, Leslie Parrish, John Carradine, Jerome Guardino, … Continue reading

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Sword Of Vengeance (1972)

“Daigoro, the road you will take shall be chosen by you alone. If you choose this sword, you will travel the road of the assassin, with me. If you choose this handball, I will send you to be with your … Continue reading

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A New Leaf (1971)

  Director:  Elaine May Starring:  Walter Matthau, Elaine May, Jack Weston, George Rose, Doris Roberts, James Coco, William Redfield Screenplay:  Elaine May, based upon a story by Jack Ritchie     A New Leaf follows the travails of aging playboy … Continue reading

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Halloween (1978)

“I spent eight years trying to reach him, and then another seven trying to keep him locked up, because I realised that what was living behind that boy’s eyes was purely and simply – evil…”   Director:  John Carpenter Starring:  … Continue reading

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Orca (1977)

“Why do you think he sank the other boats and not yours? He deliberately left you your boat because he wants to fight you on the sea…”   Director:  Michael Anderson Starring:  Richard Harris, Charlotte Rampling, Will Sampson, Peter Hooten, … Continue reading

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Hurricane (1979)

“If the gods meant me for another, why did they send you!?”   Director:  Jan Troell Starring:  Mia Farrow, Dayton Ka’ne, Jason Robards, Trevor Howard, Max Von Sydow, Timothy Bottoms, James Keach, Ariirau Tekurarere Screenplay:  Lorenzo Semple Jr and Roman … Continue reading

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