Carrie (1976)

Directed by Brian De Palma.  Written by Lawrence D. Cohen, based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King.  Starring Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, John Travolta, Nancy Allen, Amy Irving, William Katt and P.J. Soles. Plot: telekinetic Carrie is abused at home and at school and it all comes to a tragic boiling … Continue reading Carrie (1976)

Halloween (1978)

Directed by John Carpenter.  Written by Carpenter and Debra Hill.  Starring Jaime Lee Curtis, Donald Pleasence, PJ Soles, Tony Moran ("the face") and Nick Castle ("the shape"). Plot: the sociopathic Michael Myers comes after Laurie Strode and her friends on Halloween Classic.  Creeptastic.  Original.  Innovative.  Remarkable.  Exceptional.  Amazing. There's only positive words to describe this … Continue reading Halloween (1978)