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THANKSGIVING SEASON DIVERSION: BAD MOVIE PAGE UPDATED

Since it’s the time of year for pumpkin pie, cranberry dressing and, of course, turkey dinners, I posted my review of the notorious movie Blood Freak. it’s the 1972 horror film where a man eats a chemically-treated turkey and turns into a blood-crazed turkey-monster. If you’re wondering why a Continue reading

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BAD MOVIE: BLOOD FREAK (1972)

Blood FreakBLOOD FREAK (1972) – Category: A neglected bad movie classic that deserves a Plan 9-sized cult following      This film is so comparatively well-known that I considered not including it, but it’s one of my all-time favorites so I’ll include it but just keep the entry short. The lead character in this movie is a biker named Herschell. It’s possible his motorcycle is called Shlomo but I don’t have a second source on that. (Sorry, I was channeling an old Borscht Belt comedian again) No, the director Brad Grinter admits he named the character after  legendary splatter film genius Herschell Gordon Lewis. 

Herschell gets a job at a turkey farm and at one point eats a turkey (and when I say “eats a turkey” I mean he literally just sits down with a knife, a fork and a whole cooked turkey and wolfs it all down)  treated with experimental chemicals by two mad scientists and … he turns into a man-sized turkey monster with an addiction to human blood.

No, this film is not an Continue reading

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