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Review: I Spit on Your Grave (1978)

Review: I Spit on Your Grave (1978)

Makes its audience feel dirty for watching a woman being brutalized, and then for cheering her (or her surrogates) on as she seeks revenge.

Halloween (1978) Review

With only student films to his name, USC graduate John Carpenter had achieved minor acclaim with his exploitation thriller Assault on Precinct 13. For his next project, a producer had approached him about writing and directing a movie about ‘a babysitter being stalked by the boogeyman.’

The Eyes Of Laura Mars (1978) Review

If The Eyes of Laura Mars was a phrase in the thesaurus, you’d probably see these words listed next to it “glitzy, glossy, glamorous and oh-so-fabulous.” Unfortunately, you’d also notice vapid, over-the-top and silly in the same category. Yes, this 70s thriller is all that and so much more. Laura Mars (Faye Dunaway) is the [...]

Class Reunion Massacre (1978) Review

Class Reunion Massacre is one odd duck. Featuring a man with two thumbs on one hand, a kid who apparently lives in a lake and a life size marionette who carries a blow torch, you’ll be hard pressed to find a film like this in today’s horror world. Originally titled The Redeemer: Son of Satan, [...]