Tagged: 1970’s

Month of Horror Prevues: DEVIL TIMES FIVE

“My face! Look what you did to my beautiful face!” Over the years there’s been several films made in the killer kids subgenre like...

RUSH

In 1976, little Opie Taylor himself Ron Howard starred in the Roger Corman car chase movie called Eat My Dust, agreeing to be in...

Three Classic Scores by David Shire

Whenever I think of the film scores of the 1970s, I always have three specific themes that stand out in my mind. Of course...

20 Baadassss Blaxploitation Themes

The Blaxploitation era not only gave us some really fun and exciting genre cinema it produced some of the greatest pop music to come...

POSTERS: Kelly’s Heroes

FOR MEMORIAL DAY… Brian G. Hutton’s 1970 Men on A Mission/Caper Film is a real gem. The story follows a squad of ragtag WWII...

POSTERS: Deliverance

The classic 1972 action-thriller DELIVERANCE was based on a book by author James Dickey (look for a cameo by him in the film as...

MARATHON MAN

Based on the novel by writer William Goldman, John Schlesinger’s 1976 thriller Marathon Man marked his second collaboration with Dustin Hoffman who he first...

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

DEEP FOCUS: Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

When it comes to furious flix, Terry Gilliam’s 1998 fantasy-adventure-comedy based on the legendary book by the late Hunter S. Thompson, ranks up with...

A Clockwork Orange, Straw Dogs, The Exorcist, Apocalypse Now

50 FURIOUS FILMS: THE 1970s

Chances are if you love movies, a good portion of some of your favorite titles were released in the decade that brought us a...