"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…]

Arrow Video To Release THE CITY OF THE DEAD on Dual Format on 24th April 2017

Arrow Video To Release THE CITY OF THE DEAD on Dual Format on 24th April 2017

Arrow Video have announced they’ll be releasing The City of the Dead on dual format on 24th April 2017. IN WHITEWOOD, TIME STANDS STILL… Christopher Lee was already a horror [read on…]

DOC’S JOURNEY THROUGH THE 007 FILMS #12: THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN [1974]

DOC’S JOURNEY THROUGH THE 007 FILMS #12: THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN [1974]

UK AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY AND DVD RUNNING TIME: 124 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   In London, a golden bullet with “007” etched into its surface is [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…]

HOWLING 2 [1985]: on Dual Format 14th November

HOWLING 2 [1985]: on Dual Format 14th November

AKA HOWLING 2 – YOUR SISTER IS A WEREWOLF, THE HOWLING 2 – STIRBA WEREWOLF BITCH USA AVAILABLE ON DUAL FORMAT BLU-RAY AND DVD: 14th NOVEMBER, from ARROW VIDEO RUNNING [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #69: THE GORGON [1964]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #69: THE GORGON [1964]

UK AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY [REGION ‘A] AND DVD RUNNING TIME: 83 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   In the town of Vandorf in 1910, Sascha Cass flees [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #68: THE DEVIL-SHIP PIRATES [1964]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #68: THE DEVIL-SHIP PIRATES [1964]

  UK AVAILABLE ON DVD RUNNING TIME: 84 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   A pirate ship, fighting in 1588 on the side of the Spanish Armada, [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 #52: THE TERROR OF THE TONGS [1961]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #52: THE TERROR OF THE TONGS [1961]

  UK AVAILABLE ON REGION ‘1’ DVD RUNNING TIME: 78 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   A sect of the ruthless Red Dragon Tong society controls the [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #49: THE TWO FACES OF DR. JEKYLL [1960]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #49: THE TWO FACES OF DR. JEKYLL [1960]

  UK AKA HOUSE OF FRIGHT, JEKYLL’S INFERNO AVAILABLE ON REGION ‘1’ DVD RUNNING TIME: 88 min/ 83 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Dr. Henry Jekyll [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #43: THE MUMMY [1959]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #43: THE MUMMY [1959]

UK AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY AND DVD RUNNING TIME: 86 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   In Egypt in 1895, archaeologists John Banning, his father Stephen and his [read on…]

HERCULES IN THE HAUNTED WORLD [1961]

HERCULES IN THE HAUNTED WORLD [1961]

Italy AKA ERCOLE AL CENTRO DELLA TERRA, HERCULES IN THE CENTRE OF THE EARTH, HERCULES VS THE VAMPIRES AVAILABLE ON DVD RUNNING TIME: 83 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official [read on…]

Eureka Entertainment to Release THE SKULL on Dual Format on 26th October 2015

Eureka Entertainment to Release THE SKULL on Dual Format on 26th October 2015

Eureka Entertainment to release THE SKULL, the blood curdling Amicus horror starring Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee, in a Dual Format (Blu-ray & DVD) edition for the first time in [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #34: DRACULA [1958]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #34: DRACULA [1958]

  UK AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY AND DVD  [BLU-RAY REGION B ONLY] RUNNING TIME: 82 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   May 3, 1885: Jonathan Harker goes to [read on…]

HOUSE OF THE LONG SHADOWS (1983)

HOUSE OF THE LONG SHADOWS (1983)

HOUSE OF THE LONG SHADOWS (1983) Directed by Pete Walker Kenneth Magee, an American author, visits the UK to promote his new book. When his publisher speaks of how modern [read on…]