Tag: CanCon 101

CanCon101: Cathy’s Curse (1977)

CanCon101: Cathy’s Curse (1977)

April 28, 2017 | By

In the latest installment of CanCon 101, a review of Eddy Matalon’s canuxploitation classique Cathy’s Curse (1977), released on Blu via Severin Films.

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BR: Cathy’s Curse (1977)

BR: Cathy’s Curse (1977)

April 28, 2017 | By

After a long period of illegal availability and ersatz public domain releases, Eddy Matalon’s riff on The Exorcist (1973) and The Omen (1976) makes its way to Blu-ray in a striking special edition, sporting both the shorter U.S. cut and the original director’s cut, but after years of intriguing descriptions in posts and reviews by the few who sought out and sat down to view this CanCon fromagerie, Cathy’s Curse isn’t for every genre connoisseur…

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CanCon 101: The Simcom Trilogy – Prom Night, Melanie, and Curtains

CanCon 101: The Simcom Trilogy – Prom Night, Melanie, and Curtains

October 10, 2014 | By

In the latest CanCon 101 installment, we look at 3 films made back-to-back by Simcom’s Peter R. Simpson: Prom Night (1980) and Curtains (1983), new on Blu from Synapse Films + the forgotten drama Melanie (1982) with Glynnis O’Connor, Trudy Young, and Burton Cummings.

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BR: Curtains (1983)

BR: Curtains (1983)

October 10, 2014 | By

What became a troubled production during the early eighties eventually evolved into a cult horror film, thanks to multiple airings on TV in the U.S. and Canada, if not a brilliant poster design and teaser trailer that were as haunting and impressionable on kids as the original The Shining (1980) publicity art…

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CanCon 101: Our Man Flint – Dead on Target (1977)

CanCon 101: Our Man Flint – Dead on Target (1977)

September 29, 2014 | By

Updating the review database with a CanCon stinker that should’ve been made live – the crap-tastic Our Man Flint: Dead on Target (1976).

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