The Psycho Lover (1969)
Film / Horror

The Psycho Lover (1969)

Robert Vincent O’Neil’s unrepentantly sleazy The Psycho Lover (also released as The Loving Touch and Psycho Killer) is wildly inconsistent. Lurching back and forth between corny romantic drama, replete with terrible dialogue and outrageously misogynistic murder scenes which suggest that O’Neil had more than a passing acquaintance with the first wave of Italian gialli. The … Continue reading

Help! (1965)
Fantasy / Film

Help! (1965)

In 1964, with Beatlemania gripping the world’s young, the Fab Four made their first film, Richard Lester’s excellent A Hard Day’s Night. Though it had none of the weird, surreal fantasy elements that would creep into the band’s subsequent films, Lester brought an energetic and inventive style to the film that helped spark a boom … Continue reading