It’s time for another Create-A-Caption! For this week’s film, we’ve chosen Alien. Ridley Scott‘s 1979 sic-fi classic remains one of the most influential films of all time. A huge part of the film’s enduring appeal is the scene when —…Read more →
Movie reviews, movie articles, movie information from 1970 to 1979. Movie polls on movies, movie directors and movie actors from the 1970s.
Since a new 45th anniversary edition of Jaws was just released, the time feels right for us to once again put Steven Spielberg‘s pioneering blockbuster in the spotlight. Thus, we’ve taken an image from one of the film’s most iconic…Read more →
Just How Many People Were Killed in the “Death Wish” Movies Anyway?
The original Death Wish is a smart and thoughtful rumination on what justice means in the seemingly lawless New York City of the 1970s. In the film, non-confrontational architect Paul Kersey (Charles Bronson) is pushed to his breaking point after…Read more →
A Double Case of Murder on the Orient Express
It’s Agatha Christie times two as guest writer Rick29 investigates the 1974 film version of Murder on the Orient Express, starring Albert Finney as Hercule Poirot, as well as the 2010 British TV adaptation, with David Suchet as the Belgian sleuth.Read more →
We are currently celebrating Grease Week — paying tribute to the film’s 40th anniversary. For this week’s Create-A-Caption we wanted to take a moment from the eternally youthful 1978 musical starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John and give it our…Read more →
Reminder: Grease Week Begins on June 9th!
With Memorial Day Weekend having now come and gone, thoughts are now turning to those summer nights. Speaking of which, June 16th marks the 40th anniversary of Grease, the blockbuster, era-defining musical starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John! We here…Read more →
Movie Trailer of the Day: Watership Down
If the Easter Bunny was less than generous with you this morning, you may want to get some revenge by throwing on the ultra-dark animated film Watership Down at some point today. This riveting (and more than just a little…Read more →
Cult Film Alert: George Peppard in the Western “Cannon for Cordoba”
Now available on DVD and Blu-ray from KL Studio Classics is the 1970 cult Western Cannon for Cordoba When the Mexican revolutionary Cordoba (Raf Vallone) steals six cannons from the U.S. military, Captain Rod Douglas (George Peppard) leads a ragtag…Read more →
Wes Craven and Linda Blair Team Up for a “Summer of Fear”
On Halloween night in 1978, NBC aired the television event Stranger in Our House. The movie starred Linda Blair — still a horror commodity due to her legendary work in The Exorcist — and was directed by a then-unknown director…Read more →
Create-A-Caption: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
The beloved childhood novel from Roald Dahl became an equally beloved film in 1971 when Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory hit the big screen in a crowd-pleasing adaptation full of music and magic. Although Gene Wilder is the title…Read more →