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DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #70: THE CURSE OF THE MUMMY'S TOMB [1964]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #70: THE CURSE OF THE MUMMY’S TOMB [1964]

  UK AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY [REGION ‘A’] AND DVD RUNNING TIME: 83 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Egypt 1900. Archaeologist Professor Dubois is murdered in the [read on…]

Highest Rated Horror Films of the New Millennium

Highest Rated Horror Films of the New Millennium

The highest rated horror films of the new millennium have really demonstrated that the highly divisive horror genre is still very viable. The twenty-first century is not even twenty years [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #69: THE GORGON [1964]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #69: THE GORGON [1964]

UK AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY [REGION ‘A] AND DVD RUNNING TIME: 83 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   In the town of Vandorf in 1910, Sascha Cass flees [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #68: THE DEVIL-SHIP PIRATES [1964]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #68: THE DEVIL-SHIP PIRATES [1964]

  UK AVAILABLE ON DVD RUNNING TIME: 84 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   A pirate ship, fighting in 1588 on the side of the Spanish Armada, [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #67: THE EVIL OF FRANKENSTEIN [1964]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #67: THE EVIL OF FRANKENSTEIN [1964]

  UK AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY AND DVD RUNNING TIME: 84 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   The experiments of Baron Frankenstein and his assistant Hans at a [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #66: NIGHTMARE [1964]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #66: NIGHTMARE [1964]

  UK AVAILABLE ON DVD RUNNING TIME: 83 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Young Janet’s mother was committed to an asylum when the child was just [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #65: THE OLD DARK HOUSE [1963]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #65: THE OLD DARK HOUSE [1963]

  UK AVAILABLE ON DVD RUNNING TIME: 86 min/ 78 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Tom Penderel, an American car salesman in London, delivers a car [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #64: THE SCARLET BLADE [1963]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #64: THE SCARLET BLADE [1963]

  UK AKA THE CRIMSON BLADE AVAILABLE ON DVD RUNNING TIME: 83 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   It’s near the end of the English Civil War [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #63: KISS OF THE VAMPIRE [1963]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #63: KISS OF THE VAMPIRE [1963]

UK AKA KISS OF EVIL AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY [REGION ‘B’ ONLY] AND DVD RUNNING TIME: 88 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Just outside a Bavarian village, [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #62: MANIAC [1963]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #62: MANIAC [1963]

  UK AVAILABLE ON REGION 1 DVD RUNNING TIME: 86 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   San Jerome in France’s Camargue region. A young woman is snatched [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #61: THE DAMNED [1963]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #61: THE DAMNED [1963]

  AKA THESE ARE THE DAMNED UK AVAILABLE ON DVD RUNNING TIME: 96 min/ 87 min/ 77 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS! [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #60: PARANOIAC [1963]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #60: PARANOIAC [1963]

  UK AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY [REGION ‘B’] AND DVD RUNNING TIME: 80 min REVIEWED BY:Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic     The wealthy Ashby family has been damaged by the [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #59: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA [1962]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #59: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA [1962]

  UK AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY [REGION B ONLY] AND DVD RUNNING TIME: 90 min REVIEWED BY:Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   1900. London’s Albany Theatre is hosting the premiere of [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #58: CAPTAIN CLEGG [1962]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #58: CAPTAIN CLEGG [1962]

  AKA NIGHT CREATURES UK ON BLU-RAY AND DVD RUNNING TIME: 82 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic     1776: a ‘mullato’ [somewhat derogatory term for a [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #57: THE PIRATES OF BLOOD RIVER [1962]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #57: THE PIRATES OF BLOOD RIVER [1962]

  UK AVAILABLE ON REGION 1 DVD RUNNING TIME: 87 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Jonathon Standing is sent to a penal colony by his own [read on…]