1966

A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS [1966]: On Dual Format 20th February

A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS [1966]: On Dual Format 20th February

UK ON DUAL FORMAT BLU-RAY AND DVD: 2oth February, from EUREKA ENTERTAINMENT RUNNING TIME: 122 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   England 1659. Sir Thomas More, a [read on…]

"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 #82: THE WITCHES [1966]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #82: THE WITCHES [1966]

  UK AKA THE DEVIL’S OWN AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY AND DVD RUNNING TIME: 90 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Schoolteacher Gwen Mayfield is forced to leave [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #81: ONE MILLION YEARS B.C. [1966]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #81: ONE MILLION YEARS B.C. [1966]

  UK AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY AND DVD RUNNING TIME: 100 min/ 91 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   In prehistoric times, Tumak is banished from the Rock [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 #78: RASPUTIN THE MAD MONK [1966]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #78: RASPUTIN THE MAD MONK [1966]

  UK AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY AND DVD RUNNING TIME: 91 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Russia, the early 20th century. Grigori Yefimovitch Rasputin is a monk [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #77: DRACULA: PRINCE OF DARKNESS [1966] [DOC'S DRACULA WEEK, FILM 5]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #77: DRACULA: PRINCE OF DARKNESS [1966] [DOC’S DRACULA WEEK, FILM 5]

  UK AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY AND DVD RUNNING TIME: 90 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Transylvania, ten years after Dr. Van Helsing killed Count Dracula. Father [read on…]

HAWKS AND SPARROWS [1966]: on Blu-ray 22nd February with PIGSTY

HAWKS AND SPARROWS [1966]: on Blu-ray 22nd February with PIGSTY

Italy AKA UCCELLACCI E UCCELLINI AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY: 22nd February, from EUREKA ENTERTAINMENT, with PIGSTY RUNNING TIME: 89 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic     Toto and [read on…]

DR. GOLDFOOT AND THE GIRL BOMBS [1966]: on Blu-ray and DVD now

DR. GOLDFOOT AND THE GIRL BOMBS [1966]: on Blu-ray and DVD now

Italy/USA AKA LE SPIE VENGOLO DAL SEMIFREDDO, THE SPY WHO CAME IN FROM THE SEMI-COLD AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY AND DVD: NOW, from 101 FILMS RUNNING TIME: 81 min REVIEWED BY: [read on…]

KNIVES OF THE AVENGER [1966]

KNIVES OF THE AVENGER [1966]

ITALY AKA I COLTELLI DEL VENDICATORE, VIKING MASSACRE, REVENGER’S SWORD AVAILABLE ON DVD RUNNING TIME: 85 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic SPOILERS   Viking King Arald’s throne [read on…]

HITCHCOCK MASTER OF SUSPENSE #49: TORN CURTAIN [1966]

HITCHCOCK MASTER OF SUSPENSE #49: TORN CURTAIN [1966]

USA AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY AND DVD RUNNING TIME: 130 min THE HITCHCOCK CAMEO: In Copenhagen, sitting in the large Hotel d’Angleterre’s lobby entrance with a blonde-haired baby in his lap [read on…]

DALEKS-INVASION EARTH 2150 A.D. [1966]  [HCF REWIND]

DALEKS-INVASION EARTH 2150 A.D. [1966] [HCF REWIND]

HCF REWIND NO. 170: DALEKS-INVASION EARTH 2150 A.D. [UK 1966] AVAILABLE ON DVD AND BLU-RAY RUNNING TIME: 80 min REVIEWED BY:Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   “Obey motorised dustbins? – [read on…]

CIRCUS OF FEAR [1966]  Out Now on DVD  [HCF REWIND]

CIRCUS OF FEAR [1966] Out Now on DVD [HCF REWIND]

HCF REWIND NO. 150: CIRCUS OF FEAR AKA PSYCHO-CIRCUS [1966] AVAILABLE ON DVD: Now RUNNING TIME: 95 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   The daring daylight robbery [read on…]

SPAGHETTI WESTERN TRIPLE BILL: A BULLET FOR THE GENERAL [1966]  [HCF REWIND]

SPAGHETTI WESTERN TRIPLE BILL: A BULLET FOR THE GENERAL [1966] [HCF REWIND]

HCF REWIND NO. 142. A BULLET FOR THE GENERAL AKA QUIEN SABE, WHO KNOWS? [Italy 1966] AVAILABLE ON DVD RUNNING TIME:113 min/ 103 min/ 77 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, [read on…]