Top: Richard Johnson and Carol Lynley Bottom: Barbara Bouchet and Diana Dors After hearing the news about John Walker’s death recently I started thinking a lot about ’60s spy films and I got the urge to watch Deadlier Than the Male (1967) again. Afterward I started obsessing over the male lead, Richard Johnson. I’ve always liked Richard Johnson but I often forget about how many … Continue reading Seth Holt’s DANGER ROUTE (1967)
I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but overall 2008 was somewhat of a lackluster year for new Region 1 DVD releases of 1960s and 1970s era films when compared to the previous two years (See: 2006 and 2007). Some of my favorite DVD companies such as BCI Eclipse and most recently New Yorker Films have folded. Boutique DVD companies are releasing fewer … Continue reading 20 Favorite DVD Releases of 2008: Part I.
Evil nannies that are determined to harm the innocent children they care for have become a popular recurring menace in many horror films over the years and last week one of the best nasty nanny movies was finally released on DVD for the first time. I originally saw Seth Holt’s chilling British thriller The Nanny (1965) when I was just a kid and it terrified … Continue reading Seth Holt’s The Nanny (1965)