Diamonds Are Forever (1971 United States)

diamondsmustang5rg7.303What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, probably. After seeing this, oh so many moons ago, I have to admit to feeling severely stirred, but never shaken. Almost every line hits you with naughty double meanings. Then, just when you think you are in a smutty comedy, it turns very sinister, not to mention surreal. This uses camp to pad out the lack of action very well. [Read more…]

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THE DEVIL RIDES OUT (1968 United Kingdom)

MovieQuiz_960-Au revoir Christopher Lee, may he rest in peace. He entertained so many around the world for nearly sixty years. This physically towering, handsome man had accomplished so much where do you begin for a tribute? Perhaps here. The man himself stated that this picture was his favourite Hammer Horror of them all. [Read more…]

THE BEAST MUST DIE (Britain 1974)

beast_must_die_poster_spanishI have a limited amount of internet access now so here’s another review. The Beast Must Die is an unusual film in more ways than one. The studio who made it – Amicus – were well-known almost solely for their portmanteau movies, i.e. a selection of short horror stories connected by a spooky framing narrative. The Beast Must Die is not one of those types of films, instead its story encompasses a full length feature. [Read more…]

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