Meet the “Banned in the UK” film Driller Killer, which is a perfect example of the 1970′s violent exploitation film Americans loved at the time. It’s about an starving artist who likes to take out random bums with a power drill. Rated R.
Mineralogist Paul Carlson (Chase Cordell) is struck by a lunar meteorite while observing a meteor shower. Lodged in his brain, the meteorite causes him to transform into a strong and vicious lizard whenever the moon comes out.
The Devil Bat (1940) is a black-and-white horror movie which was produced by Producers Releasing Corporation (PRC) and directed by Jean Yarbrough. The film stars the well known horror actor Bela Lugosi, along with Suzanne Kaaren, Dave O’Brien, Guy Usher, Yolande Mallott, and Donald Kerr.
It’s London, 1888. On the third night of the Jack the Ripper killings, a man rents out an attic from an older couple in need of extra income. The man (Jack Palance), a research pathologist, begins working on his experiments in the rooms. Helen Harley, the landlady (Frances Bavier), becomes suspicious of the man, especially when her niece shows an interest in him.
Mary Henry is enjoying the day by riding around with two friends but everything goes wrong when challenged to a drag race and their car gets forced off of a bridge.
The movie details the attacks of a ravenous white sasquatch on a Colorado ski resort. The teleplay was written by Joseph Stefano, who wrote the script for Alfred Hitchcock’s classic 1960 thriller Psycho.
Here’s another American Movie Classics B movie about some sweet girls and a toothy vampire with a secret laboratory. Things just sort of go downhill from there. In the genre of 1960′s Italian horror films, this one is better than average.