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Big E's “Bad” Movies That Hurt So Good: “Curse Of The Black Widow” (1977, TV Movie)

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“If a movie makes you happy, for whatever reason, then it’s a good movie.”

—Big E

*******Warning: Review Contains Spoilers*******

By Ernie Magnotta

If there’s one thing I love, it’s 1970s made-for-tv horror films. I remember sitting in front of the television as a kid and watching a plethora of films such as Gargoyles, Bad Ronald, Satan’s School for Girls, Horror at 37,000 Feet, Devil Dog: Hound of Hell, Scream Pretty Peggy, Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark, Moon of the Wolf and The Initiation of Sarah just to name a few. Some of those are better than others, but all were fun.

When I think back, there have been some legendary names associated with small screen horrors. Genre masters John Carpenter (Halloween), Steven Spielberg (Jaws), Wes Craven (Nightmare on Elm Street), Tobe Hooper (Texas Chainsaw Massacre) and Joseph Stefano (Psycho) all took shots at television
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Leonard Nimoy is Baffled! Next Wednesday at Schlafly Bottleworks – “Strange Brew”

Baffled screens Wednesday night October 1st at Schlafly Bottlework at 8pm

You never know what’s brewing at Webster University’s Strange Brew cult film series. It’s always the first Wednesday evening of every month, and they always come up with some cult classic to show while enjoying some good food and great suds. The fun happens at Schlafly Bottleworks Restaurant and Bar in Maplewood (7260 Southwest Ave.- at Manchester – Maplewood, Mo 63143).

I was rather baffled when I heard that Webster University was screening a 1973 movie called Baffled on October 1st at Schlafly Bottleworks as part of the ‘Strange Brew’ film series. Baffled because I was completely unfamiliar with Baffled. I thought I was familiar with most ’70 psychotronic product and it was baffling that here was a film showing at this monthly cult film series that I had never heard of. It turns out Baffled is a 1973 Made-for-tv which
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Listen Now: A GeekCast Radio Network Update

Welcome back to our weekly look at the new podcasts available at our “partners in podcast crime” the GeekCast Radio Network. As usual here’s our weekly look at the podcasts from Gcrn, This Week in Geek and the latest toy review videos from Baltmatrix, with descriptions and links to each and every podcast for your audio/visual pleasure!

ToonCast Beyond – Episode 14 – Justice League: Doom

Wrapping up the crossover between the GeekCast Radio Network’s ToonCast Beyond with The Animation Aficionados. In Episode 14 of Toon Beyond we conclude the DC Universe Animated Original Movies spotlight with Justice League: Doom!! So Toon in and see what we thought of this awesome comic adaptation! Toon In Beyonders!

ToonCast Beyond – Episode 15 – The Batman

This week we move past the DC Universe animated films, as Jt From Sasktaoon joins the guest list. We cover The Batman, it’s good points, it’s bad points,
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Screen Villain John Davis Chandler Dies

By Harris Lentz, III

Character actor John Davis Chandler made his film debut as the sniveling psychotic gangster in the title role of 1961’s Mad Dog Coll. Over the next three decades he appeared in numerous films and television productions, often typecast as weasely villains in western and crime productions. He was the crazed Acid in the 1968 exploitation film The Hooked Generation, a shark poacher in Mako: The Jaws of Death (1976), and a vicious pot farmer in Whiskey Mountain(1977).

Chandler was born in Hinton, West Virginia, on January 28, 1937. He appeared frequently in films and television from the early 1960s. His film credits include Sam Peckinpah’s Ride the High Country (1962) as Jimmy Hammond, Major Dundee (1965), the werewolf tele-film Moon of the Wolf (1972) with Bradford Dillman and David Janssen, Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (1973), Capone (1974) as gangster Hymie Weiss, The Outlaw Josie Wales (1976) with Clint Eastwood, Chesty Anderson, Usn (1976), the horror
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