1965

"THE WORLD SHALL HEAR FROM ME AGAIN": A Look at the Christopher Lee Fu Manchu Series

“THE WORLD SHALL HEAR FROM ME AGAIN”: A Look at the Christopher Lee Fu Manchu Series

The character of the Chinese criminal mastermind originated in 13 novels starting in 1913 written by Sax Rohmer. He appeared in three serials and four movies, the best known being [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #76: THE NANNY [1965]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #76: THE NANNY [1965]

    UK AVAILABLE ON DVD RUNNING TIME: 91 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic SPOILERS!   Nanny has been with the Fane family for many years. She [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #75: HYSTERIA [1965]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #75: HYSTERIA [1965]

  UK AVAILABLE ON REGION 1 DVD RUNNING TIME: 85 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   An American, who has been given the name of Chris Smith, [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 #73: SHE [1965]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #73: SHE [1965]

  UK AVAILABLE ON DVD RUNNING TIME: 106 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Professor Holly, his valet Job and young Leo Vincey have just received honourable [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #72: FANATIC [1965]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #72: FANATIC [1965]

  AKA DIE! DIE! MY DARLING UK AVAILABLE ON DVD RUNNING TIME: 96 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   American Patricia Carroll lost her fiancée Stephen several [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #71: THE SECRET OF BLOOD ISLAND [1965]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #71: THE SECRET OF BLOOD ISLAND [1965]

  UK AVAILABLE ON VIDEO ONLY, entitled P.O.W. PRISONERS OF WAR RUNNING TIME: 84 min REVIEWED: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Malaya, September 1944: Many British soldiers have been [read on…]

THE FLIGHT OF THE PHOENIX [1965]: on Blu-ray 12th September

THE FLIGHT OF THE PHOENIX [1965]: on Blu-ray 12th September

USA AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY: 12TH SEPTEMBER, from EUREKA ENTERTAINMENT RUNNING TIME: 144 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   A sudden sandstorm in the Sahara Desert shuts down [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY THROUGH THE 007 FILMS #5: THUNDERBALL [1965]

DOC’S JOURNEY THROUGH THE 007 FILMS #5: THUNDERBALL [1965]

UK AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY AND DVD RUNNING TIME: 130 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Recuperating in the Shrublands clinic, James Bond, while still finding time to [read on…]

DR. GOLDFOOT AND THE BIKINI MACHINE [1965]: on Blu-ray and DVD now

DR. GOLDFOOT AND THE BIKINI MACHINE [1965]: on Blu-ray and DVD now

USA ON BLU-RAY AND DVD: NOW, from 101 FILMS RUNNING TIME: 82 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Secret Intelligence Command agent Craig Gamble meets Diane. Despite [read on…]

THE NAKED PREY [1965]: on Dual Format 19th October

THE NAKED PREY [1965]: on Dual Format 19th October

USA AVAILABLE ON DUAL FORMAT BLU-RAY AND DVD: 19th October, from EUREKA ENTERTAINMENT RUNNING TIME: 96 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic A professional safari guide [unnamed] is [read on…]

THE SKULL [1965]: on Dual Format 26th October

THE SKULL [1965]: on Dual Format 26th October

UK AVAILABLE ON DUAL FORMAT BLU-RAY AND DVD: 26TH OCTOBER, from EUREKA ENTERTAINMENT RUNNING TIME: 83 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   In the 1800s, Pierre breaks [read on…]

THE SAROGOSSA MANUSCRIPT [1965]: on Blu-ray 7th September

THE SAROGOSSA MANUSCRIPT [1965]: on Blu-ray 7th September

Poland AKA REKOPIS ZNALEZIONY W SARAGOSSIE RUNNING TIME: 176 min AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY: 7TH SEPTEMBER, from MR BONGO REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic     During a battle [read on…]

FRANKENSTEIN CONQUERS THE WORLD [1965] [HCF REWIND]

FRANKENSTEIN CONQUERS THE WORLD [1965] [HCF REWIND]

HCF REWIND NO.121: FRANKENSTEIN CONQUERS THE WORLD AKA FURANKENSTEIN TAI CHITEI KAIJU BARAGON, FRANKENSTEIN VS THE SUBTERRANEAN MONSTER BARAGON [Japan 1965] AVAILABLE ON DVD RUNNING TIME: 93 min/ 90 min [US [read on…]