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…]

DOC SAYS A FEW WORDS ABOUT CHRISTOPHER LEE, AND PICKS HIS TEN FAVOURITE LEE PERFORMANCES

DOC SAYS A FEW WORDS ABOUT CHRISTOPHER LEE, AND PICKS HIS TEN FAVOURITE LEE PERFORMANCES

As soon as I heard that Christopher Lee had passed away, it seemed almost like I’d lost a friend or a relative. That may sound disrespectful to Lee’s actual friends [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #29: THE CURSE OF FRANKENSTEIN [1957]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #29: THE CURSE OF FRANKENSTEIN [1957]

  UK AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY AND DVD RUNNING TIME:82 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Baron Victor Frankenstein is in a prison cell awaiting execution for murder. [read on…]

THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES (1959) - Arrow Blu-Ray Review

THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES (1959) – Arrow Blu-Ray Review

THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES (1959) Directed by Terence Fisher On Arrow Video Blu-Ray now Legend of the curse of the Hound of the Baskervilles, a hound from Hell who [read on…]