Four teenagers go to a state forest to look for a missing scientist (played by Fritz Leiber, a noted sci-fi author), where they find a strange book of ancient Persian incantations. Forest ranger Asmodeus (Jack Woods), actually King of the Demons, threatens them with a series of giant
monsters (a horned, winged demon, then a blue-faced giant) in an attempt to recover the book. People disappear, castles appear, and a dimensional barrier sucks them in. Told in a disjointed form and frequently confusing, EQUINOX does contain some fine moments. Genuinely weird--more because of
circumstance than design--this was an amateur film shot on 16mm in 1967, after which Jack H. H...