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TUES 12: What I Learned from Watching “Une Vierge chez les Morts Vivants” (a.k.a A Virgin Among the Living Dead; Christina, Princesse de l’Erotisme (Christina, Princess of Eroticism); La nuit des étoiles filantes (The Night of Shooting Stars)), 1972

1.  Une Vierge chez les Morts Vivants does in fact Google translate directly to A Virgin Among the Living Dead.  However, it’s fun to click the back-and-forth button a few times: a virgin among the living dead :: une vierge … Continue reading

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MINI MOVIE REVIEW: “The Conspiracy of Torture” (1969)

As is the norm for movies of this time, this flick is also known by different titles.  La Verdadera Historia de Beatrice Cenci (The True Story of Beatrice Cenci) is the Spanish title.  Whether it was the “most forbidden movie” … Continue reading

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MINI MOVIE REVIEW: “The Night Porter” (1974)

The Night Porter features Dirk Bogarde as Max, a former Nazi from an elite SS squad, and the lovely Charlotte Rampling as Lucia, a young daughter of a Socialist revolutionary who was imprisoned in Max’s concentration camp.  Over time, Lucia … Continue reading

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TH13: What I Learned from Watching “Frankenstein’s Castle of Freaks” (1973)

1. Any time you see “A Harry Novak Production” credit, you know you’re in for some hellaciously bad stuff. 2. So … It’s the mid-nineteenth century, but there are Neanderthals running around. Sure, why not? 3. Tempera paints make the … Continue reading

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TH13: My Reactions while watching “Cannibal Holocaust” (1980)

  Oh yeah, these guys are gonna die. The crustiest and most cynical jackasses make the best guides. Oh, holy GOD! That’s not a muskrat!  That’s a coatimundi, and …..  oh, NO! This television executive is one wacky woman.  Has … Continue reading

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