DEATH RITE

This French-Italian-German co-production, pivoting on clairvoyance and murder, is definitely peculiar, and for that reason alone deserves a look

ABELARD–THE CASTRATION

From Germany, a failed attempt at artsploitation that was completed in 1975 but not released until two years later–and then promptly forgotten!

THE SUNS OF EASTER ISLAND

This ambitious French science fiction drama from 1972 can be viewed as the little-known forerunner of CLOSE ENOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND

RITUALS

This Canadian made DELIVERANCE wannabe may be frustratingly little known, but it’s one of the finest films of its type

GEORGE A. ROMERO: 1940-2017

That George A. Romero, who died on July 16, 2017, was one of the most important horror moviemakers of his generation, and indeed of all time, goes without saying

WIZARDS

The first and most interesting of animator-director Ralph Bakshi’s cartoon fantasy epics (others include THE LORD OF THE RINGS and FIRE AND ICE)