Doc’s Journey Into Hammer Films

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #30: QUATERMASS 2 [1957]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #30: QUATERMASS 2 [1957]

UK AKA ENEMY FROM SPACE AVAILABLE ON BLU RAY AND DVD [Blu Ray Region B Australia only] RUNNING TIME: 84 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   After [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #29: THE CURSE OF FRANKENSTEIN [1957]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #29: THE CURSE OF FRANKENSTEIN [1957]

  UK AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY AND DVD RUNNING TIME:82 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Baron Victor Frankenstein is in a prison cell awaiting execution for murder. [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #28: X THE UNKNOWN [1956]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #28: X THE UNKNOWN [1956]

  UK AVAILABLE ON BLU RAY AND DVD [Blu Ray Region B Australia only] RUNNING TIME: 81 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   In the Lochmouth region [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #27: BLONDE BAIT [1956]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #27: BLONDE BAIT [1956]

  UK AKA WOMEN WITHOUT MEN AVAILABLE TO VIEW LEGALLY ON YOUTUBE RUNNING TIME: 70 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   On the night just before her [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #26: THE QUATERMASS XPERIMENT [1955]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #26: THE QUATERMASS XPERIMENT [1955]

  UK  AKA THE CREEPING UNKNOWN AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY AND DVD RUNNING TIME: 81 min/ 77 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   The British Rocket Group, headed [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #25: THE GLASS TOMB [1955]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #25: THE GLASS TOMB [1955]

  UK AKA THE GLASS CAGE [1955] AVAILABLE ON R1 DVD RUNNING TIME: 59 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Carnival barker ‘Pel’ Pelham desperately wants a [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #24: THE LYONS IN PARIS [1955]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #24: THE LYONS IN PARIS [1955]

  UK AKA THE LYONS ABROAD, MR. AND MRS. IN PAREE AVAILABLE ON DVD RUNNING TIME: 81 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic Due to the sad obsurity [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #23: RACE FOR LIFE [1954]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #23: RACE FOR LIFE [1954]

  UK AKA THE MASK OF DUST [1954] AVAILABLE ON R1 DVD RUNNING TIME: 79 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Former world class Formula One racing [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #22: THE MEN OF SHERWOOD FOREST [1954]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #22: THE MEN OF SHERWOOD FOREST [1954]

  UK AVAILABLE ON R2 DVD [Germany] RUNNING TIME: 77 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   In 12th Century England, King Richard is being held to ransom [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #21: THE DEADLY GAME [1954]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #21: THE DEADLY GAME [1954]

UK AVAILABLE ON R1 DVD RUNNING TIME: 70 min REVIEWED BY:Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   While holidaying in Spain, American songwriter Phillip Graham by chance runs into old wartime [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #20: PAID TO KILL [1954]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #20: PAID TO KILL [1954]

  UK AKA FIVE DAYS AVAILABLE ON R1 DVD RUNNING TIME: 86 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   American James Nevill is the president of Amalgamated Industries. [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #19: THE UNHOLY FOUR [1954]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #19: THE UNHOLY FOUR [1954]

  UK AKA THE STRANGER CAME HOME AVAILABLE ON R1 DVD RUNNING TIME: 80 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Four years ago, Phillip Vickers, on holiday [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #18: LIFE WITH THE LYONS [1954]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #18: LIFE WITH THE LYONS [1954]

  UK AVAILABLE ON DVD RUNNING TIME: 81 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   The Lyons are moving into a luxurious new home in London, but their [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #17: HEATWAVE [1954]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #17: HEATWAVE [1954]

  UK AKA THE HOUSE ACROSS THE LAKE AVAILABLE ON R1 DVD RUNNING TIME: 68 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   American pulp novelist Mark Kendrick takes [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #16: THE BLACK GLOVE [1954]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #16: THE BLACK GLOVE [1954]

  UK 1954 AKA FACE THE MUSIC AVAILABLE ON R1 DVD RUNNING TIME: 84 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Famous American trumpet player James ‘Brad’ Bradley [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #15: BLACKOUT [1954]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #15: BLACKOUT [1954]

  UK AKA MURDER BY PROXY AVAILABLE ON R1 DVD RUNNING TIME: 87 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Down and out American Casey Morrow is drunk [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #14: TERROR STREET [1953]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #14: TERROR STREET [1953]

  UK AKA 36 HOURS AVAILABLE ON DVD RUNNING TIME: 84 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   American pilot Bill Rogers takes an unauthorized hop to England [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #13: THE SAINT'S RETURN [1953]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #13: THE SAINT’S RETURN [1953]

  UK AKA THE SAINT’S GIRL FRIDAY AVAILABLE TO VIEW LEGALLY ON YOUTUBE RUNNING TIME: 64 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Two men are chasing a [read on…]