Category Archives: Seventies horror

Long Weekend (1978)

When I think of Donald Trump I am reminded of the story of King Canute, sitting on his throne, or playing golf, trying to hold back the tide of reality and failing miserably. Climate change is here. It’s been here, … Continue reading

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Don’t Torture a Duckling aka Non Si Sevizia un Paperino (1972)

I once heard the most ridiculous and offensive sentence ever uttered about child abuse, and it was spoken by a woman. “Women can’t be paedophiles.” Of course they can. Women can manipulate and abuse a position of trust just as … Continue reading

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And Soon The Darkness … (1970/2010)

On April 14th in Nigeria, nearly 300 teenage girls from various schools in Nigeria were abducted by Islamic extremists, from where they had gathered to sit a physics exam. Loaded onto busses like cattle, they were driven away to where … Continue reading

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Soylent Green (1973)

The planet earth is a finite area, and the human race is pushing its luck, in a serious way. There is a limited amount of resources (as if everyone was getting the benefit of them when they were plentiful); but … Continue reading

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Night of Fear (1972)

‘Sometimes it’s hard to be a woman …’ and not to go all country music feminista on you all but truer words were never thought up and set to music. Yeah, of course I’m sure it’s hard to be a … Continue reading

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The Baby (1973)

Social workers tend to have a bad reputation these days. From the Satanic scandals of the 80’s and 90’s, to tragedies like the deaths of Baby P and Victoria Climbie, the difficult jobs these people do has been made even … Continue reading

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10 Rillington Place (1971)

The recent murder case against Dr. Kermit Gosnell in Philadelphia, has proved that abortion is still one of the most controversial subjects in modern society. This was not a doctor, this was a monster. Abortive procedures should not be judged … Continue reading

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