Torso – Italy, 1973 – reviews

‘Enter… if you dare the bizarre world of the psychosexual mind.’ Torso – original title: I corpi presentano tracce di violenza carnale “The Bodies Bear Traces of Carnal Violence” – is a …

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Ganja & Hess – USA, 1973 – reviews

‘Bad blood runs between them’ Ganja & Hess is a 1973 American horror-themed feature film written and directed by Bill Gunn. The movie stars Duane Jones, Marlene Clark and Leonard Jackson. Plot: Archaeologist …

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The Crazies – USA, 1973 – reviews

‘Why are the good people dying?’ The Crazies aka Code Name Trixie is a 1973 American science fiction horror feature film written and directed by George A. Romero (Creepshow; Dawn of the Dead; …

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Dark Places – UK, 1973 – reviews

‘The scariest spookiest movie this year… You’ll be terrified in…’ Dark Places is a 1973 British horror feature film directed by Don Sharp (Psychomania; The Creeping Flesh; Witchcraft;The Kiss of the Vampire; et al) from a …

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Warlock Moon – USA, 1973 – reviews

”Don’t look behind you…’ Warlock Moon – aka Bloody Spa – is a 1973 American horror film written [as John Sykes], produced and directed by William Herbert. The Sweet Blindness Enterprises …

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The Werewolf of Washington – USA, 1973

‘Makes it perfectly clear’ The Werewolf of Washington is a 1973 American comedy horror film written, edited and directed by Milton Moses Ginsberg, produced by Nina Schulman and starring Dean Stockwell, Biff McGuire, Clifton James, …

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Three on a Meathook – USA, 1972 – reviews

‘Prime candidates for murder!’ Three on a Meathook – aka 3 on a Meathook – is a 1972 [released 1973] American horror film written and directed by William Girdler (Abby, Day of the Animals, The Manitou). …

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Satan’s School for Girls – USA, 1973 – reviews

Satan’s School for Girls is an early example of the kitschy titling that would later bring us the likes of Satan’s Cheerleaders, and is one of the few TV movies to have been remade (in 2000, with Shannen Doherty in the lead role). The original stars Pamela Franklin as Elizabeth Sayers, a woman whose sister committed suicide under mysterious circumstances while attending Salem’s School for Girls…

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Scream Pretty Peggy – USA, 1973 – reviews

‘A pretty co-ed’s part-time job leads to a bizarre payoff!’ Scream Pretty Peggy – aka Scream, Pretty Peggy – is a 1973 American made-for-television horror film directed by Gordon Hessler (Scream and Scream Again; Cry …

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Blackenstein – USA, 1973 – reviews

‘To stop this mutha takes one bad brutha’ Blackenstein, also known as Black Frankenstein, is a 1973 American blaxploitation horror feature film directed by William A. Levey (Wham! Bam! Thank …

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Sssssss – USA, 1973

‘Once this motion picture sinks its fangs into you, you’ll never be the same.’  Sssssss – aka Sssssnake – is a 1973 American science fiction horror film directed by Bernard L. Kowalski (Attack of the Giant Leeches; …

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Scream – and Die! – UK, 1973 – reviews

Scream – and Die! – promoted as Scream and Die – is a 1973 British horror thriller feature film directed by Spanish filmmaker José Ramón Larraz [as Joseph Larraz] (Symptoms; Vampyres; Deadly Manor) from …

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The Sinful Dwarf – Denmark, 1973 – reviews

‘A young bride alone with an evil dwarf’ The Sinful Dwarf – original title: Dværgen (English: “The Dwarf”) – is a 1973 Danish exploitation horror film directed by Vidal Raski (his sole film credit, so most probably …

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