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Willard (1971)

What an odd film. Anchored by a nutty, jittery and sympathetic performance by Bruce Davison, this diminutive creature feature gets a lot of mileage out of its central hook. Rats, baby! And lots of¬†’em. More of a deranged character study … Continue reading

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The Telephone Book (1971)

Wow. This was beautifully shot and edited. Part swinging 60s softcore sexual odyssey, part Robery Downey Sr-eque comedy of vulgar absurdities, The Telephone Book rises above its potentially smutty premise with a barrage of playful and inventive¬†formalism. Helium voiced heroine … Continue reading

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The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971)

Vincent Price plays an organ-playing surgeon hell-bent on avenging his wife’s death and his own disfigurement by inventively murdering the doctors responsible. Equipped with the ten plagues of Egypt for inspiration, a band of robots (literally, as in instrument-playing robots) … Continue reading

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