60s, Drama, Movies, Thriller

Five Minutes to Live (1961)

AKA Door-to-Door Maniac Five Minutes to Live is a short little crime drama featuring Johnny Cash as a rather repugnant criminal. Cash plays Johnny Cabot (adding yet one more name to the list of non-actors who have trouble responding to any name except the one they were given), a ruthless killer in hiding who teams […]

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60s, Comedy, Dead Things, Horror, Movies, Thriller, Vampires

Blood Bath (1966)

Back in the 1400s, a prominent local painter, Erno Sordi, is condemned to burn at the stake because the locals believe him to be a vampire who captures the souls of his subjects onto the portraits he paints. Over five hundred years later his descendant, Antonio Sordi, is part of the local art community where […]

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60s, Drama, Ghosts, Horror, Uncategorized

The Horrible Dr. Hichcock (1962)

AKA: The Terror of Dr. Hichcock AKA: Raptus: The Secret of Dr. Hichcock AKA: THe Terrible Secret of Dr. Hichcock In 1885 London, Bernard Hichcock is a respected and renowned doctor who is making strides in the world of medicine. But Dr. Hichcock is hiding a terrible (horrible, no good, very bad) secret: he’s a […]

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60s, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Uncategorized

Night Tide (1961)

One night while cruising around with little to do, young, naive sailor Johnny Drake meets a mysterious woman at a local jazz club. Her name is Mora, and she makes her living by appearing as a mermaid in a nearby sideshow attraction. Johnny is immediately smitten with the soft spoken woman who loves the ocean […]

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60s, Horror, Slasher, Thriller, Uncategorized

Peeping Tom (1960)

In the movie Scream 4, the killer quizzes his victim, and one of the questions asked has to do with the first slasher film ever made. Peeping Tom was that slasher (beating Psycho to the punch by coming out earlier in the year.) Well, hell. Now I have to watch it. Mark Lewis is the member of […]

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60s, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Uncategorized

Repulsion (1965)

I’d heard of Repulsion before, but never had the chance to see it. Good thing I keep relatively close eye on the TCM schedule. Repulsion is the story of Carol, a young woman who works at a salon and lives with her older sister. Carol comes across as quiet and shy. We also learn, very […]

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60s, Drama, Horror, Horror?, Monsters, Supernatural

The Snake Woman (1961)

Renowned herpetologist, Horace Adderson, is convinced he’s found a cure for his wife’s (unstated) mental illness. For weeks he’s been injecting her with cobra venom. By all accounts it seems to be working. But his wife is worried about the unstudied side-effects such injections might have on their unborn child. Horace waves off her concerns, […]

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60s, Games, Horror?, Uncategorized

She Freak (1967)

TCM showed She Freak some time ago. I watched it then, but admittedly, my attention really wasn’t on it. I don’t remember what it was I was doing, but whatever it was it was more important than the movie. Anyway, when it showed back up in the schedule I was happy to sit down and give […]

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