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…
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…