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Category: 1970’s

The Graveyard (1974)

aka …. Persecution … aka The Terror of Sheba Let me start off by stating in no uncertain terms that if you’re a lover of classic films and to be […]

Brannigan (1975)

“The Duke’s in London. God save the Queen!” This was the second of two mid 70’s flicks that put John Wayne into modern day shoot’em ups. The first being McQ […]

The Fortune (1975)

This dark comedy from director Mike Nichols has all the makings of a sure fire box office smash when in reality it just never seems to truly catch fire. Seriously, […]

Death Wish (1974)

For his fourth film under the direction of Michael Winner, Charles Bronson, scored his most famous role, one that would have a lasting impact on many of his subsequent characterizations. […]

Caravan to Vaccares (1974)

If you fell in love with action films as a kid growing up in the 70’s and 80’s there’s a good chance you know that what the name Alistair MacLean […]

The Perfect Killer (1977)

Taking his turn as an aging hitman looking to retire from the syndicate, western favorite, Lee Van Cleef, assumes center stage in this heavily plotted effort coming at the end […]

Hot Lead and Cold Feet (1978)

A throwback to the days when my parents would treat me with a trip to the movie theater. Their reason for choosing this one? I suspect it had a lot […]

At the Earth’s Core (1976)

This fantasy film clearly aimed at youngsters hit a bullseye when I was indeed a youngster seeing this on TV in the late 1970’s. Even then I knew exactly who […]

The Main Event (1979)

One of Hollywood’s most endurable backdrops, the sport of boxing, provides the setting and storyline that sees Barbra Streisand reunited with her What’s Up Doc? co-star, Ryan O’Neal. It’s an […]

The Streetfighter’s Last Revenge (1974)

“I make the impossible, possible.” That he does for his third go around as the legendary Takuma “Terry” Tsurugi. Sonny Chiba once again joins force with the director of the […]

The Glove (1979)

“I don’t catch baseballs anymore. I catch bail skippers.” It’s cult favorite, John Saxon, delivering that line in this low budget grindhouse effort from actor/director Ross Hagen with a nice […]

Day of the Animals (1977)

Brando’s Halloween Pick … aka …. Something Is Out There … aka … Future Animals A fine choice from my co-pilot here in the movie room, Brando the Weiner Dog, […]

Girl Slaves of Morgana Le Fay (1971)

aka … Morgane et ses nymphes. From director Bruno Gantillon comes a vampire like tale that appears to borrow heavily from the first third of Bram Stoker’s classic novel of […]

Dark Places (1974)

Here’s one I believe to be a forgotten thriller among the many titles in the Christopher Lee catalogue. As a matter of fact to the best of my knowledge it’s […]

Contract on Cherry Street (1977)

Following the release of the less than memorable, Dirty Dingus Magee, in 1970, Frank Sinatra, retired from the big screen and wouldn’t return until the release of the cop thriller, […]

The Sentinel (1977)

Show me a 1970’s theatrical release with no less than sixteen “stars” I’m sure to recognize and I’d think I was sitting down to watch another disaster epic. Maybe the […]

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