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With Batman Vs Superman: Dawn of Justice on the way, we got to thinking about other movies with “versus” in the title which pit one entity against another – albeit often in extremely varying circumstances.
Seeing two heroes who have collided in comic books for years going up against each other on the big screen isn’t weird, however – although it is extremely unique and exciting in live action blockbuster terms, it was hardly a surprise to see it announced – and there will no doubt be more comic book movies with “versus” in the title in the future.
It was also no real surprise to see iconic franchises collide, in the form of movies like Alien Vs Predator and Freddy Vs Jason – and with the likes of horror icons such as Pinhead, Michael Myers, Chucky, Leatherface and the Creeper all yet to face off with fellow killers, we can surely expect »
- K.J. Stewart
Next week at Tfh features a trio of trippy films gathered together under the banner "Just Say No". They include Requiem for a Dream, The Trip, and the subject of today's Saturday Matinee, Confessions of an Opium Eater.
Producer Albert Zugsmith was a consummate exploitationist, launching his career in 1952 with the berserk red-scare screed, Invasion USA starring Gerald Mohr and Dan O’Herlihy. He would spend the next twenty years rattling off a memorably lurid series of titles stoked by the hottest of hot-button topics, including teenage sex (High School Confidential), collegiate sex (Sex Kittens go to College) and interracial sex (Night of the Quarter Moon). There’s a pattern here if you look real close.
An amiable self-made millionaire who seemed to thrive on the low-down pleasures found on the other side of the tracks, Zugsmith’s first directorial efforts (College Confidential, The Private Lives of Adam and Eve »
- Charlie Largent
A wealthy hunter meets his new prey when two couples dock their boat on his private island in Bloodlust available for the first time in full HD restoration from the original 35mm film elements is coming to DVD March 4 2014 from Film Chest Media Group. Filmed in 1959 and released in 1961 Bloodlust starring Robert Reed (The Brady Bunch The Defenders) June Kenney (Earth vs. the Spider) Joan Lora (Sorority Girl) and Eugene Persson (Earth vs. the Spider The Party Crashers) was featured on Mystery Science Theater 3000 in 1994 quickly becoming a cult classic. »
Any time a classic horror film makes its way to DVD, we get excited. There's just something about the older flicks... even the worst of them are charming to one degree or another. Case in point: Bloodlust. Read on for details.
From the Press Release
A wealthy hunter meets his new prey when two couples dock their boat on his private island in Bloodlust – available for the first time in full HD restoration from the original 35mm film elements – coming to DVD March 4 from Film Chest Media Group.
Filmed in 1959 and released in 1961, Bloodlust – starring Robert Reed ("The Brady Bunch," "The Defenders"), June Kenney (Earth vs. the Spider), Joan Lora (Sorority Girl), and Eugene Persson (Earth vs. the Spider, The Party Crashers) – was featured on "Mystery Science Theater 3000" in 1994, quickly becoming a cult classic.
In this thrilling drama, a group of young adults on a boat excursion become the »
- Uncle Creepy
4 items from 2014
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