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Gavin Schmitt

  1. Blu-ray Review: "Blue Eyes of the Broken Doll" (1974)

    An ex-convict, troubled by dreams that he strangles women, is hired as the caretaker on an estate owned by three very strange sisters. Soon after his arrival, a serial killer begins slaughtering blonde, blue-eyed women - and leaving their eyeballs in a bowl of water.

    This film was co-written by Naschy and director Carlos Aured, allegedly loosely based on a true story of a doctor in the 1800s. Naschy himself felt that this was "the best film of those directed by Carlos Aured." ...
  2. Blu-ray Review: "Horror Rises From the Tomb" (1973)

    In the Middle Ages, a man is hanged for performing an incredible long list of Satanic acts. He is hanged and his body is buried away from his head. In the future (the 1970s), the new owner of the land is a skeptic and does not believe in psychics. So he attends a séance, and then to disprove that she spoke to the dead sorcerer, they seek out the head where she claims it was buried. This, of course, is a bad idea.

    This is the first of many collaborations between Naschy and director ...