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BAD MOVIE PAGE: CURSE OF THE HEADLESS HORSEMAN (1974)

 Let’s take a look at another Bad Movie Gem that I feel doesn’t get the kind of attention it deserves.

 CURSE OF THE HEADLESS HORSEMAN – CategoryLaughably bad with an enjoyably weird premise but not fun-bad enough for my highest rating     This film could easily be reviewed as part of my segment called The Bad, The Weird And The Freaky, which examines weird westerns, especially with the Frontierado Holiday coming up the first Friday in August.

However, this film is set in the 1970’s, so to me that outweighs its western features and makes it deserving of my Bad Movie Page instead. Curse of the Headless Horseman twists a classic horror story in a way that even Paul Naschy himself must have stood in awe of.

The Washington Irving tale set in Sleepy Hollow gets transplanted to the American West, and instead of a Hessian soldier beheaded by a cannonball this Headless Horseman is  Continue reading

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BAD MOVIE PAGE: THE MUMMY AND THE CURSE OF THE JACKALS (1969)

A goofy-looking were-jackal, an undead Egyptian princess and the fattest mummy in history! No, they’re not tonight’s Jeopardy contestants, they’re the main characters of another hilariously bad movie. From 1969 it’s The Mummy And The Curse Of The Jackals. For more bad movies click here: https://glitternight.com/bad-movies/

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THE MUMMY AND THE CURSE OF THE JACKALS (1969) – Category: A neglected bad movie classic that deserves a Plan 9-sized cult following     Depending on which film book you read this movie either did or did not have any theatrical release but thankfully it’s available on video. Part of the bad movie fun is provided by how poorly lit some scenes are, even though that prevents us from getting better looks at 1960′s Las Vegas, where the story takes place. In this film Anthony Eisley portrays an archaeologist who, hilariously enough, can’t Continue reading

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