Blood Freak (1972)
Film / Horror

Blood Freak (1972)

Brad Grinter’s extraordinary tale of a man transformed into, of all things, a monstrous, blood-drinking turkey, is a film so inept that even Ed Wood would have sneered at it. Chock full of terrible dialogue (“Go ahead, turn into a Bible freak. See who gives a damn!”), delivered by “actors” who can’t muster a single … Continue reading

Silent Running (1972)
Film / Science Fiction

Silent Running (1972)

Silent Running is an infuriating film. On the one hand, it looks magnificent – you’d expect nothing else from effects maestro turned director Douglas Trumbull, one of the army of technicians who breathed life into Stanley Kubrick’s masterpiece 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968). The effects sequences are flawless and the production design spectacular and although … Continue reading