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  • The Black Angels

    The Black Angels 1970

    ★★★½ Watched 22 Apr, 2015

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    There was this peculiar moment near the end of the film when I realised that Johnny Reb's meddling to instigate a race war resembles Manson's attempts to blame the Tate-LaBianca murders on revolutionary Blacks.

    According to someone who interviewed one of the extras about the filming of Black Angels:

    ”That's when we met the Manson family and that's when one of our buddies took a 16mm cam and filmed them on the Spahn Ranch. Afterwards is when they committed all…

  • Masque Of The Red Death

    Masque Of The Red Death 1969

    ★★★½ Watched 21 Apr, 2015

    A dark retelling of Poe's short story, referencing multiple classical works of art.

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  • Alucarda

    Alucarda 1977

    ★★★★ Watched 09 Oct, 2014

    Ken Russell directs Heavenly Creatures with set design by Peter Greenaway and nuns provided by Coil. An 8/10.

  • The Incredible Melting Man

    The Incredible Melting Man 1977

    ★★★½ Watched 20 Jul, 2014

    Like so many of the films that received the MST3K treatment, THE INCREDIBLE MELTING MAN never got the appreciation it deserves. Released in 1977, it echoes the hostile welcome encountered by many returned Vietnam veterans, their physical and mental scars still a common sight on the streets of North America. This makes TIMM a highly critical piece of 1970s horror, and US societal history:

    Steve West (Alex Rebar), an astronaut, wakes up in a military hospital after being exposed to…