The House of Seven Corpses (1974)

The House of Seven Corpses (1974)

The House of Seven Corpses is a zombie drama that’s not that dramatic, co-written and directed by television writer and producer Paul Harrison. Ostensibly about a doomed movie production filming on haunted grounds, it is plainly obvious Harrison was much less...
Dracula A.D. 1972 (1972)

Dracula A.D. 1972 (1972)

In 1872, Count Dracula (Christopher Lee) and his bedraggled archenemy Van Helsing (Peter Cushing) do deadly battle on a stagecoach – in Hyde Park (I know… I don’t get it, either). After a brief struggle they both showily perish from their wounds. At...
Solaris (1972)

Solaris (1972)

In the opening moments of sci-fi horror/drama Solaris, psychologist Kris Kelvin (Donatas Banionis) spends a last day on earth with a retired and shattered colleague, as well as his own aunt and father. Kelvin is about to embark to a hobbled space station...
Across 110th Street (1972)

Across 110th Street (1972)

I remember reading on the now-defunct website for the excellent action comedy Black Dynamite (2009) that there are something like six hundred films categorized as Blaxploitation. The genre – notable for its violence (particularly against and between black men),...
Colossus: The Forbin Project (1970)

Colossus: The Forbin Project (1970)

Colossus: The Forbin Project is a tight little AI-drama starring some television royalty (including Eric Braeden, Susan Clark, and Gordon Pinsent in an ensemble cast) that will probably please those who love those sorts of films. The very premise of the film –...