El Dia de la Bestia

Friday, June 27th, 2008 by J. Luis Rivera -

El Dia de la Bestia   eldiadelabestia 75x120 reviews horror Director: Alex de la Iglesia
Writers: Jorge Guerricaechevarría and Alex de la Iglesia
Release Year: 1995
English title: The Day Of The Beast

An acid comedy for Christmas!

Just as it happened in the film industries of many European countries, the horror genre in Spain had a slow and difficult development until the 60s, when people like Narciso Ibanez Serrador and Amando de Ossorio added a Spaniard flavor to the Eurohorror of those years. However, Spaniard horror lost steam as the 70s ended and by the 80s it was again in a deep slumber in which only cult figures like Jess Franco and Paul Naschy kept truly working within the genre. Fortunately, the 90s brought an entirely new generation of young filmmakers who, having grown up with the films of that golden age, started to create a new series of horror films for the modern reality of Spain.

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Escalofrio

Thursday, August 5th, 2010 by Perfesser Deviant -

Escalofrio   Satan’s Blood poster 84x120 reviews horror Director: Carlos Puerto
Writer
: Carlos Puerto
Release Year
: 1978
English aka-title:
Satan’s Blood

Of course we’ll come with you strangers.

Married couple Andy (José María Guillén) and Ana (Mariana Karr) with their dog are out for a drive when another couple – Bruno (Ángel Aranda) and Berta (Sandra Alberti) – see them and call them over. It seems that Andy and Bruno went to college together, although Bruno is unfamiliar to Andy and Bruno’s story is a little inconsistent. Never a couple of bright lights, Andy and Ana follow these two creepy virtual strangers out into the middle of nowhere for a visit….

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I Drink Your Blood

Friday, February 19th, 2010 by Severed Survival -

I Drink Your Blood   cover1 90x120 reviews horror Director: David E. Durston
Writer
: David E. Durston
Release Year
: 1970

And together, we’ll all freak out.

1970. The United States was at the height of the Vietnam War. The Ohio National Guard were sent to Kent State University after the ROTC building was burned down; opening fire on students protesting U.S. invasion of Cambodia. Four students are killed. A similar event happened at Jackson State University which claimed two lives. The Apollo program was abandoned. Charles Manson released his album “Lies” to finance his criminal defense. The Ford Pinto was introduced. Four California Highway Patrol officers were killed in one day…making 1970 the deadliest year in California law enforcement history. Monday Night Football premiered. And a movie was released to unsuspecting grindhouses and drive-ins that would change exploitation forever… I Drink Your Blood.

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Race With The Devil

Friday, July 1st, 2011 by Vomitron -

Race With The Devil   race with devil poster 01 78x120 shock endings Director: Jack Starret
Writer:
Lee Frost and Wes Bishop
Release Year:
1975

Race With The Devil   Shock Endings mini logo 130 shock endings Satanists. You gotta hand it to them, they’re usually not the most friendly kind of people. In ‘Race With The Devil’ Peter Fonda, Warren Oates, Loretta Swit and Lara Parker run into more than a whole bunch of them during their vacation. The only thing for our foursome left to do, is get in their vehicle and drive… Racing away right up until the terrifying climax.

(Spoilers!)

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