John Gilling

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #85: THE MUMMY'S SHROUD [1967]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #85: THE MUMMY’S SHROUD [1967]

  UK AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY AND DVD RUNNING TIME: 91 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Ancient Egypt: Prem, a manservant of the boy prince Kah-To-Bey, spirits [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #80: THE REPTILE [1966]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #80: THE REPTILE [1966]

  UK AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY AND DVD RUNNING TIME: 91 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Harry Spalding inherits his late brother’s cottage and arrives in the [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #79: THE PLAGUE OF THE ZOMBIES [1966]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #79: THE PLAGUE OF THE ZOMBIES [1966]

  UK AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY AND DVD RUNNING TIME: 91 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   In a Cornish village in August 1860, the inhabitants of the [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #74: THE BRIGAND OF KANDAHAR [1965]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #74: THE BRIGAND OF KANDAHAR [1965]

  UK AVAILABLE ON DVD RUNNING TIME: 81 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   In 1850 on the North West Frontier of India. Mixed race Lieutenant Case [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 #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…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #55: THE SHADOW OF THE CAT [1961]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #55: THE SHADOW OF THE CAT [1961]

  UK AVAILABLE ON DVD RUNNING TIME: 79 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic     The wealthy Ella Venable is murdered in her house by a man. [read on…]