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Orca (1977)
Film / Horror

Orca (1977)

Perhaps the best known of the many Jaws (1975) rip-offs, Orca was directed by Michael Anderson and produced by Dino De Laurentiis who, in the 1970s, was busying himself with a project to make some of the worst big-budget blockbusters of the decade. Orca opts for the unusual but not well developed idea of being … Continue reading

Vivarium (2019)
Film / Science Fiction

Vivarium (2019)

The suburbs have frequently been portrayed in genre films not as place of cosy domestic safety but as a fertile breeding ground for the odd, the disturbing and the malcontent. For his follow up to the more rural based horrors of his impressive 2016 debut Without Name, Irish director Lorcan Finnegan edged into suburbia, re-imagining … Continue reading

Ruby (1977)
Film / Horror

Ruby (1977)

Curtis Harrington’s spotty but interesting career as a director was slowly drawing to a close by the time he made Ruby (aside from a short film, Usher (2000) and one more small screen television horror, Devil Dog: The Hound of Hell (1978) he had just a handful of television episodes and the not-terribly-impressive Mata Hari … Continue reading