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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: Android | 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. […]

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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: Android | 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 […]

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The Devil’s Rain (1975) – Episode 11 – Decades of Horror 1970s

http://traffic.libsyn.com/docrotten/DOH_70s_Eps011-TheDevilsRain.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:09:15 — 31.8MB)Subscribe: Android | RSS“Who calls me from out of the Pit?” The tag line exclaims one Ernest Borgnine’s best lines as Jonathan Corbis in The Devil’s Rain (1975) where he transforms into a goat faced pagan demon. Director Robert Fuest’s campy horror flick not only has William […]

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The Manitou (1978) – Episode 10 – Decades of Horror 1970s

http://traffic.libsyn.com/docrotten/DOH_70s_Eps010-TheManitou.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:23:51 — 38.4MB)Subscribe: Android | RSS“Evil Does Not Die…It Waits…to be Re-Born.” The tag line for The Manitou (1978) promises the birth of a modern horror classic monster. The re-release of William Girdler’s film reveals a number of its more prominent influences, “Possession marked The Exorcist. Demonaic Pregenacy […]

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Vault of Horror (1973) – Episode 9 Decades of Horror 1970s

http://traffic.libsyn.com/docrotten/DOH_70s_Eps009-VaultofHorror.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:21:18 — 37.3MB)Subscribe: Android | RSS“Below the crypt lies death’s waiting room…the Vault of Horror.” Milton Subotsky and Amicus return with another horror anthology The Vault of Horror, a direct follow up to Tales from the Crypt (1972). Roy Ward Baker steps in to take the director […]

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Tales from the Crypt (1972) – Episode 8 Decades of Horror 1970s

http://traffic.libsyn.com/docrotten/DOH_70s_Eps008-TalesFromTheCrypt.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:03:58 — 29.3MB)Subscribe: Android | RSS“You were cruel and mean right from the start, now you can truly say you have no heart.” Peter Cushing as Arthur Grimsdyke leaves a horrifying Valentines card for his murderers in Poetic Justice, one of the fantastic stories in the classic […]

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The Sentinel (1977) – Episode 7 Decades of Horror 1970s

http://traffic.libsyn.com/docrotten/DOH_70s_Eps007-TheSentinel.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:12:44 — 33.3MB)Subscribe: Android | RSS“She Is Young, She Is Beautiful, She is Next…She’s Living in the Gateway to Hell” The tag line for The Sentinel (1977) gives away the darkest secret of the big budgeted, big release horror film from Michael Winner based on the hit novel […]

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Squirm (1976) – Episode 6 Decades of Horror 1970s

http://traffic.libsyn.com/docrotten/DOH_70s_Eps006-Squirm.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 57:02 — 26.2MB)Subscribe: Android | RSS“…by the billions they came, swarming over the land, sucking the life from anything in their path.” The tag line promises Squirm (1979) will horrify and disgust you with the killer swarm of…worms. Wait? What? Worms? Yeah, worms! Director Jeff Lieberman delivers cinemas […]

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Prophecy (1979) – Episode 5 Decades of Horror 1970s

http://traffic.libsyn.com/docrotten/DOH_70s_Eps005-Prophecy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:10:15 — 32.2MB)Subscribe: Android | RSS“She Lives. Don’t Move. Don’t Breathe. She Will Find You.” The tag line promises Prophecy (1979) to be the next big “Monster Movie” with director John Frankenheimer behind the camera and David (The Omen) Selzer behind the pen. The film never lives […]

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The Wicker Man (1973) – Episode 4 Decades of Horror 1970s

http://traffic.libsyn.com/docrotten/DOH_70s_Eps004_TheWickerMan.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:03:03 — 28.9MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSConsidered a horror classic by many genre historians, The Wicker Man (1973) is the film for this episode. Featuring Edward Woodward, Christopher Lee, Britt Eckland and Ingrid Pitt, the film from director Robin Hardy leads its audience on a leisurely paced path to one […]