Tag: 1970s

Bug (1975) – By Baron Craze

This was the last film William Castle (House on Haunted Hill [1959]), who admired the simplistic concept of nature attacking the human race, and then seeing his favorite director Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds (1963), but wouldn’t engage in the topic until the mid-seventies, well after producing Rosemary’s Baby (1968) his most successful film. For those unaware of…


Drive In Massacre (1976) – By Baron Craze

The mid 1970s brought together an interesting brand of horror, in an era that likely never to exist again, while the larger studios dealt themselves winning hands with The Exorcist (1973) and The Omen (1976), the independent films kept the hammer down and turned out their own well to do horror flicks. The exploitation market…


Piranha (1978) – By Baron Craze

If one named Twilight Zone: The Movie (1980), The Howling (1981), and Piranha to many of the hardcore horror elites and fans, they likely beam a fun grin, when asked what they have in common, some stating cool b-movies, then throw in Gremlins (1984) and overwhelmingly retort with Joe Dante. Yes! That man has created…


Crowhaven Farm (1970) – By Baron Craze

In 1970, Crowhaven Farm, became the ABC Movie of the Week, presenting itself as an eerie supernatural tale, made in the vein of Ira Levin’s Rosemary’s Baby, which proceeded this movie by 2-years, but heavily influenced many movies both in the United States and overseas.  Screenwriter John McGreevey, who also served as a producer, had many television…