Daily Archives March 3, 2018

Dr. Phibes Rises Again (1972)


DR. PHIBES RISES AGAIN (1972)


1h 34min | Comedy, Horror

1972 UK | USA
Direction: Robert Fuest
Writers: Robert Fuest, Robert Blees
Actors: Vincent Price, Robert Quarry, Valli Kemp

The moon rises at a predestined angle and awakens the sleeping Dr. Phibes three years later. To his dismay, he finds his house has been demolished and his papyrus scrolls stolen, the scrolls he needs to find the Pharoah’s Tomb in Egypt, where the River of Life flows. After identifying the source of the papyrus theft, he packs and leaves for Egypt with his assistant Vulnavia, still intent upon awakening his dead wife Victoria. The parties responsible for the theft of Phibes’ scrolls suffer an attrition problem as Inspector Trout chases him across the world.


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Crucible of Terror (1971)


CRUCIBLE OF TERROR (1971)


1h 31min | Drama, Horror

1971 UK
Direction: Ted Hooker
Writers: Ted Hooker, Tom Parkinson
Actors: Mike Raven, James Bolam, Mary Maude

An obsessed sculptor kills a young woman to make a perfect bronze sculpture of her. Years later at his secluded home a number of people become trapped in a web of revenge, murder and horror.


CRUCIBLE OF TERROR (1971) FULL MOVIE



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The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971)


THE ABOMINABLE DR. PHIBES (1971)


1h 34min | Comedy, Horror

1971 UK | USA
Direction: Robert Fuest
Writers: James Whiton, William Goldstein
Actors: Vincent Price, Joseph Cotten, Hugh Griffith

Doctors are being murdered in a bizarre manner: bats, bees, killer frog masks, etc., which represent the nine Biblical plagues. The crimes are orchestrated by the organ-playing, demented Dr .Phibes – from his base; replete with a clockwork orchestra with the help of his mute assistant. The detective is stumped until he finds that all of the doctors being killed assisted a Dr. Vesalius on an unsuccessful operation involving the wife of Dr. Phibes, but he couldn’t be the culprit, could he? He was killed in a car crash upon learning of his wife’s death.


THE ABOMINABLE DR. PHIBES (1971) FULL MOVIE



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The Ghoul (1975)


THE GHOUL (1975)


1h 28min | Horror, Thriller

1975 UK
Direction: Freddie Francis
Writer: Anthony Hinds (screenplay) (as John Elder)
Actors: Peter Cushing, John Hurt, Alexandra Bastedo

A former priest named Doctor Lawrence harbors a dark and horrible secret in his attic. The locked room serves as a prison cell for his crazed, cannibalistic adult son, who acquired his savage tastes in India during his father’s missionary work there. Lawrence fears that his son will escape to prey upon the effete guests at his rural English estate during a cross-country auto race.


THE GHOUL (1975) FULL MOVIE



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The Kiss of the Vampire (1963)


THE KISS OF THE VAMPIRE (1963)


 1h 28min | Horror

1963 UK
Direction: Don Sharp
Writer: Anthony Hinds (screenplay) (as John Elder)
Actors: Clifford Evans, Edward de Souza, Noel Willman

Gerald and Marianne Harcourt are traveling by car when the car breaks down and they have to spend a few days in a small, remote village. It doesn’t take long before they are invited to Dr. Ravna’s castle. Without their knowledge, Dr. Ravna is the leader of a vampire cult, and he has become astonished by Marianne’s beauty…


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Crucible of Horror (1971)


CRUCIBLE OF HORROR (1971)


The Corpse (original title)
1h 31min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

1971 UK
Direction: Viktors Ritelis
Writer: Olaf Pooley (original screenplay)
Actors: Michael Gough, Yvonne Mitchell, Sharon Gurney

Michael Gough plays a sadistic father, who sexually lusts after his daughter, grooms his son to be a copy of himself, and degrades his wife on a daily basis. The mother ( Yvonne Mitchell ) finally cracks , and decided to kill him, aided by the daughter ( Sharon Gurney ) , but the plan does not go well. A copy of Les Diaboliques, but set in the Home Counties, in colour, and with an added twist.


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Zardoz (1974)


ZARDOZ (1974)


 1h 45min | Fantasy, Sci-Fi

1974 Ireland | USA
Direction: John Boorman
Writer: John Boorman
Actors: Sean Connery, Charlotte Rampling, Sara Kestelman

In the future, Earth is ruled by Eternals, an advanced and secret sect of beings who reign over a savage group called Brutals. The Eternals have created a god named Zardoz to intimidate the Brutals, making them believe that killing is their natural state. However, Zed (Sean Connery), a Brutal warrior, challenges that assumption when he enters the Zardoz monument and is captured by an Eternal (Charlotte Rampling). There, he learns the truth about the Eternals and the false god that rules society.


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Tom Dollar (1967)


TOM DOLLAR (1967)


1967 Italy | France
Direction: Marcello Ciorciolini (as Frank Red)
Actors: Maurice Poli, Giorgia Moll, Erika Blanc

As an Iranian prince is killed just before signing a deal giving mining rights to an uranium mine to the USA the CIA, fearing that the same will happen to his heiress, princess Sania, tasks agent Tom Dollar with the mission of discovering who’s behind it.


TOM DOLLAR (1967) FULL MOVIE



Music: Mario Capuano
Cinematography: Rino Filippini
Edited by: Luciano Anconetani
Production Design: Giulia Mafai
Costume Design: Giulia Mafai
Production companies:

  • Les Films Jacques Leitienne
  • Tigielle 33

Running time: 90 minutes

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The Million Eyes of Sumuru (1967)


THE MILLION EYES OF SUMURU (1967)


1967 UK
Direction: Lindsay Shonteff
Actors: Frankie Avalon, George Nader, Shirley Eaton

Sumuru is a beautiful but evil woman who plans world domination by having her sexy all-female army eliminate male leaders and replace them with her female agents.

Chief of security for President Boong of Sinonesia is killed. Two Americans in Hong Kong, Nick West and his friend Tommy Carter are persuaded by head of British intelligence, Colonel Baisbrook, to investigate. They discover the organisation headed by Sumuru, which claims to be interested in peaceful activities.

A dead girl winds up in Nick’s bed and he is being framed for murder. They go to Hong Kong to stop an assassination.


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THE MILLION EYES OF SUMURU (1967) FULL MOVIE



Music: John Scott, Daniel White
Cinematography: John von Kotze
Edited by: Allan Morrison
Art Direction: Scott MacGregor
Production companies: Sumuru Films
Running time: 95 minutes

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The Killer Likes Candy (1968)


THE KILLER LIKES CANDY (1968)


Un killer per sua maestà (original title)

1968 Italy | France | West Germany
Direction: Federico Chentrens (as Richard Owens), Maurice Cloche
Actors: Kerwin Mathews, Marilù Tolo, Venantino Venantini

Shrewd and evasive ex-Nazi and top assassin Oscar Snell is determined to rub out the King of Kafiristan. Snell’s sole weakness is his sweet tooth; he leaves candy wrappers at the scene of his every crime. It’s up to no-nonsense CIA agent Mark Stone to find Snell and stop him before it’s too late.


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Music: Gianni Marchetti
Cinematography: Fausto Zuccoli
Edited by: Otello Colangeli
Art Direction: Luciano Vincenti
Costume Design: Virgilio Ciarlo
Production companies:

  • Critérion Film
  • Eichberg-Film
  • Franca Film

Running time: 85 minutes

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