Following the demise of his celebrated gothic-horror soap opera "Dark Shadows" (and its two feature-length movie spinoffs), producer/director Dan Curtis made this jaggedly uneven chiller anthology for the ABC-TV "Movie of the Week." The three tales are all named after their heroines, all
played by Karen Black.
In "Julie," a college instructor (Karen Black) fascinates classroom cad Chad (Robert Burton) despite her conservative exterior. He lures her out on a date, drugs her, and photographs her naked in their motel room. When Chad tries to blackmail Julie with the photos, she shows unexpected malice and
kills him--as she had planned all along. Somehow, the teach...