DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #1: THE MYSTERY OF THE MARIE CELESTE [1935]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #1: THE MYSTERY OF THE MARIE CELESTE [1935]

HCF REWIND NO. 227: THE MYSTERY OF THE MARIE CELESTE AKA PHANTOM SHIP [UK 1935] AVAILABLE ON DVD RUNNING TIME: 80 min [version lost], 62 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, [read on…]

Win a Karloff and Lugosi DVD Bundle in Our Classic Horror Competition!

Win a Karloff and Lugosi DVD Bundle in Our Classic Horror Competition!

To celebrate the release of classic Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi titles Black Friday, The Black Cat and The Raven, on DVD from Monday 27th May 2013, we’ve two bundles [read on…]

Altitude Films To Release Classic Horrors Featuring Boris Karloff and Vincent Price on DVD on 27th May

Altitude Films To Release Classic Horrors Featuring Boris Karloff and Vincent Price on DVD on 27th May

  Altitude Films have got a treat in store fore all you classic horror fans! On Monday 27th May, Altitude Films are releasing horror classics The Black Cat, The Raven, [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO UNIVERSAL HORROR 15: ABBOTT AND COSTELLO MEET FRANKENSTEIN / ABBOTT AND COSTELLO MEET THE INVISIBLE MAN

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO UNIVERSAL HORROR 15: ABBOTT AND COSTELLO MEET FRANKENSTEIN / ABBOTT AND COSTELLO MEET THE INVISIBLE MAN

I expect many of you were hoping I wasn’t going to do this, but I’m afraid I am.  It’s…….hello to Abbott and Costello, the guys who finally put an end [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO UNIVERSAL HORROR 11: FRANKENSTEIN MEETS THE WOLF MAN / SON OF DRACULA

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO UNIVERSAL HORROR 11: FRANKENSTEIN MEETS THE WOLF MAN / SON OF DRACULA

  Two of the best of the 40’s Universal horror sequels here; the first film to put one monster against another, and Doc’s personal favourite of the Dracula films! Two [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO UNIVERSAL HORROR 6:THE RAVEN / DRACULA'S DAUGHTER

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO UNIVERSAL HORROR 6:THE RAVEN / DRACULA’S DAUGHTER

Here we go with the sixth instalment of this column, presenting another fascinating Edgar Allan Poe adaptation that is one of the closest the movies have ever come to the [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO UNIVERSAL HORROR 4:THE BLACK CAT / WEREWOLF OF LONDON

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO UNIVERSAL HORROR 4:THE BLACK CAT / WEREWOLF OF LONDON

For the fourth part of this column, we look at two very different films, the first a very dark and perverse tale which may surprise many modern viewers, the second [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO UNIVERSAL HORROR 2:MURDERS IN THE RUE MORGUE / THE OLD DARK HOUSE

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO UNIVERSAL HORROR 2:MURDERS IN THE RUE MORGUE / THE OLD DARK HOUSE

    In 19th century Paris, Pierre Dupin, a young medical student, his fiancée Camille L’Espanaye, and two friends are visiting carnival sideshows including one by a certain Dr. Mirakle, [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO UNIVERSAL HORROR 1:DRACULA / FRANKENSTEIN

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO UNIVERSAL HORROR 1:DRACULA / FRANKENSTEIN

    Renfield, an English solicitor, travels to Castle Dracula to discuss Count Dracula’s buying of a place called Carfax Abbey in London. When the driver of his stagecoach refuses [read on…]