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The Thing with Two Heads (1972) — Episode 21 — Decades of Horror 1970s

http://traffic.libsyn.com/docrotten/DOH_70s_Eps021-ThingwithTwoHeads.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:00:33 — 27.8MB)Subscribe: RSS“And now with the fights, the Fuzz, the chicks and the choppers…Man, they’re really in deeeeep trouble!” – the poster for  THE THING WITH TWO HEADS  (1972) embellishes its plot with Seventies florish. The second of two films featuring creatures with two heads, this […]

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The Dark (1979) — Episode 20 — Decades of Horror 1970s

http://traffic.libsyn.com/docrotten/DOH_70s_Eps020-TheDark.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 57:59 — 26.6MB)Subscribe: RSS“I’m not afraid of the dark, I’m afraid of what’s in it.” – trailer for THE DARK  (1979). This is one of those head-scratching genre films that littered the Seventies. Originally a straight up monster movie, the film was re-written as a sci-fi flick […]

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Jaws (1975) Part 2 — Episode 19 — Decades of Horror 1970s

http://traffic.libsyn.com/docrotten/DOH_70s_Eps019-Jaws_pt2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:29:44 — 41.1MB)Subscribe: RSS“It is as if God created the Devil and gave him… Jaws.” – trailer for JAWS (1975). Steven Spielberg’s classic Universal horror film is considered one of Hollywood’s finest achievements in terror. The cast is phenomenal, a trio of actors that will never be […]

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Jaws (1975) Part 1 — Episode 18 — Decades of Horror 1970s

http://traffic.libsyn.com/docrotten/DOH_70s_Eps018-Jaws_pt1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:39:02 — 45.4MB)Subscribe: RSS“Anti-shark cage. You go inside the cage? Cage goes in the water, you go in the water. Shark’s in the water. Our shark.” – trailer for JAWS (1975). Steven Spielberg’s classic Universal horror film is considered one of Hollywood’s finest achievements in terror. The […]

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Disaster Films — Airport — The Poseidon Adventure — Earthquake — The Towering Inferno — Episode 17 — Decades of Horror 1970s

http://traffic.libsyn.com/docrotten/DOH_70s_Eps017-DisasterFilms.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:17:58 — 35.7MB)Subscribe: RSSAirport from 1970 was not the first “disaster film” but it was a monster box office hit that ignited a series of disaster films throughout the Seventies until the spoof Airplane (1980) would put it all to rest 10 years later. With the release […]

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Scream Blacula Scream (1973) — Episode 15 — Decades of Horror 1970s

http://traffic.libsyn.com/docrotten/DOH_70s_Eps015-ScreamBlaculaScream.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:07:05 — 30.8MB)Subscribe: RSSWilliam Marshall returns as Prince Mamuwalde in SCREAM, BLACULA, SCREAM (1973). Decades of Horror return to early Blacksploitation horror with the AIP sequel to their hit vampire flick Blacula (1972). Along for the ride are Richard Lawson and Pam Grier. The Black Saint and […]

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Shock Waves (1977) — Episode 16 — Decades of Horror 1970s

http://traffic.libsyn.com/docrotten/DOH_70s_Eps016-ShockWaves.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:08:24 — 31.4MB)Subscribe: RSSNazi Zombies, Alan Ormsby makeup design, Peter Cushing and John Caradine: it is a recipe for greatness. This episode Decades of Horror dives into the bloody waters of SHOCK WAVES from director Ken Wiederhorn. The tagline says it all, “Once They Were Almost Human! […]

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Blacula (1972) — Episode 14 — Decades of Horror 1970s

http://traffic.libsyn.com/docrotten/DOH_70s_Eps014-Blacula.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:05:11 — 29.9MB)Subscribe: RSSThe first and best of all “blaxploitation” horror films, BLACULA, takes a bite out of The Black Saint and Doc Rotten on episode 14 of Decades of Horror. “Are you ILL, sir?!” belts William Marshall as Prince Mamuwalde as Count Dracula crosses “Dracula’s Soul […]

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Westworld (1973) — Episode 13 — Decades of Horror 1970s

http://traffic.libsyn.com/docrotten/DOH_70s_Eps013-Westworld.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:06:35 — 30.5MB)Subscribe: RSSNovelist, screen writer, director  Michael Crichton brings the iconic Westworld to cinema screens in 1973 set in an Disneyland-inspired amusement park where robots interact with guests enabling them to live out fantasies in environments long gone, Medieval World, Roman World and West World. A […]

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Children Shouldn’t Play With Dead Things (1973) — Episode 12 — Decades of Horror 1970s

http://traffic.libsyn.com/docrotten/DOH_70s_Eps012-ChildrenDeadThings.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:09:05 — 31.7MB)Subscribe: RSSFrom the director of PORKY’S, MURDER BY DECREE and A CHRISTMAS STORY comes a tale so terrifying, to frightening, you will “piss your pants.” CHILDREN SHOULDN’T PLAY WITH DEAD THINGS is Bob Clark’s under-appreciated zombie classic from 1973. Not widely seen, but loved by […]