A piano player, Al (Neal), sets off hitchhiking his way to California to be with his girl. Along the way, a stranger in a convertible gives him a ride. While driving, Al stops to put the top up during a rainstorm. He discovers that the owner of the car has died in his sleep…
The Astral Factor, also released as The Invisible Strangler is a 1976 film horror film starring Stephanie Powers and Robert Foxworth. Studying the paranormal allows a convicted strangler to make himself invisible to kill five women who testified against him at his trial.
This is the story of Vasili Arkhapov. I was only a few months old in October 1962 and we didn’t know those nukes on Cuba were actually operational.
67 years ago today, Marines took Surubachi and got the upper hand in the battle of Iwo Jima during WWII. This is a 1945 Technicolor film by the US government about the events of that day. Four of the cameramen that shot this film died, including Bill Genaust who shot the famous flag raising.
The story of Helmut and Karl Hoffmann. Both come of age at the start of Hitler’s power in Germany. Helmut joins the SS and eventually becomes a successful flag rank officer. Karl joins the SA and experiences the darker side of Nazism after the SA is disbanded and Karl is thrown into prison and later conscripted into the German army. Brother is pitted against brother until their relationship, and the Third Reich, stands in ruins.
“Children of the Corn” is a short story by Stephen King, first published in the March 1977 issue of Penthouse, and later collected in King’s 1978 collection Night Shift. The story involves a couple’s exploration of a strange town and their encounters with its denizens after their vacation is sidelined by a car accident. Several films have been adapted from the short story and it spawned a horror franchise beginning in 1984.
The merging of man and machine has disastrous consequences in this sci-fi classic. You’ll need some Milk Duds for this one.