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Category: 1970’s

Vampyres (1974)

“Does this kind of thing excite you.” From director Jose Ramon Larraz, this made in England thriller is for me the best of the erotic “lesbian” vampire thrillers that were […]

Harvey Keitel : From Bugsy to Mickey

Raise your hands if you recall that Harvey Keitel played Mickey Cohen in support of Warren Beatty and Annette Benning in the 1991 big budget take on Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel […]

The Marseille Contract (1974)

aka The Destructors  Long time director Robert Parrish joins forces with a trio of name actors that for me is just too hard to resist. Gentlemen by the names of […]

Welcome to Arrow Beach (1974)

aka Tender Flesh For his final film before his untimely death, one time Oscar nominee, Laurence Harvey, enters the world of Herschell Gordon Lewis by starring in and directing this […]

Diamonds Are Forever (1971)

The world of Bond …. James Bond comes to Mike’s Take on the Movies for the first time. Sure I’ve seen every Bond movie and I’m a card carrying wanna […]

A Pair of George Kennedy Telefilms

I settled on spotlighting Oscar winner George Kennedy when Maddy, who I must say loves her classic movies announced a blogathon celebrating the small screen. Kennedy has always been one […]

The Boy Who Cried Werewolf (1973)

Having seen images of this film in horror books and magazines like Famous Monsters years ago while growing up I’m kind of surprised it’s taken me this long to finally […]

Hornet’s Nest (1970)

Two years before John Wayne took a bunch of schoolboys on as cowhands in The Cowboys, Rock Hudson turned up in this WW2 adventure that found him adopting a ragtag […]

The Doberman Gang (1972)

It’s an unlikely heist flick that serves as Brando’s Pick of the Month with little in the way of star power but plenty of four legged thieves and gnashing teeth. When a […]

Jaws 2 (1978)

The excitement was surely mounting when it was announced that Roy Scheider was returning to Martha’s Vineyard, “just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water.” […]

That Man Bolt (1973)

Cigar clenched between the teeth, icy cool Fred “The Hammer” Williamson takes the title role in this above average actioner from the days when Blaxploitation flicks were the rage. It’s […]

Percy (1971)

I’ve always been aware of this movie about the world’s first penis transplant and that’s because I know my parents watched it years ago on our local CITY TV out […]

Rollercoaster (1977)

George Segal picked a hell of a week to quit smoking. It’s awfully hard not to let that thought cross your mind in this post Lloyd Bridges Era. Segal stars […]

Guyana : Cult of the Damned (1979)

  Partly biographical, partly exploitation in covering the atrocities of the misguided Reverend Jim Jones Cult from director Rene Cardona Jr. that sees former Oscar Nominee, Stuart Whitman, taking on […]

Shoot Out (1971)

Shoot Out represents the final western to be directed by Henry Hathaway. A man who had given us a wide variety of successful oaters including Rawhide, Nevada Smith and True […]

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