THE EXORCIST (1973) Reviews and overview

The Exorcist is a 1973 American supernatural horror feature film directed by William Friedkin (The Guardian), adapted by William Peter Blatty from his 1971 novel of the same name. The book, inspired by the 1949 exorcism case of Roland …

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TORSO (1973) Reviews and overview

‘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 (1973) Reviews and overview

‘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 (1973) Reviews and overview

‘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 (1973) Reviews and overview

‘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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SYMPTOMS (1973) Reviews and overview

Symptoms is a 1973 British horror feature film directed by José Ramón Larraz (Deadly Manor; Rest in Pieces; Vampyres; Scream – and Die!) from a screenplay co-written with Stanley Miller. The movie stars Angela …

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WARLOCK MOON (1973) Reviews and overview

”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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SATAN’S SCHOOL FOR GIRLS (1973) Reviews and overview

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 (1973) Reviews and overview

‘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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