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…]

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 #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 #66: NIGHTMARE [1964]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #66: NIGHTMARE [1964]

  UK AVAILABLE ON DVD RUNNING TIME: 83 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Young Janet’s mother was committed to an asylum when the child was just [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #62: MANIAC [1963]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #62: MANIAC [1963]

  UK AVAILABLE ON REGION 1 DVD RUNNING TIME: 86 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   San Jerome in France’s Camargue region. A young woman is snatched [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #60: PARANOIAC [1963]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #60: PARANOIAC [1963]

  UK AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY [REGION ‘B’] AND DVD RUNNING TIME: 80 min REVIEWED BY:Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic     The wealthy Ashby family has been damaged by the [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #53: TASTE OF FEAR [1961]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #53: TASTE OF FEAR [1961]

  AKA SCREAM OF FEAR UK AVAILABLE ON DVD RUNNING TIME: 81 min REVIEWED BY:Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Wheelchair-bound heiress and neurotic Penny Appelby arrives at the Cote [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 #48: THE BRIDES OF DRACULA [1960]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #48: THE BRIDES OF DRACULA [1960]

  UK AVAILABLE ON DVD AND BLU-RAY RUNNING TIME: 85 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Schoolteacher Marianne Danielle, en route to take up a position in [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…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #41: THE MAN WHO COULD CHEAT DEATH [1959]: on Blu-ray 21st September

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #41: THE MAN WHO COULD CHEAT DEATH [1959]: on Blu-ray 21st September

  UK ON BLU-RAY: 21st September, from EUREKA ENTERTAINMENT RUNNING TIME: 83 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Paris 1890. Someone kills and mutilates an old man [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #35: THE REVENGE OF FRANKENSTEIN [1958]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #35: THE REVENGE OF FRANKENSTEIN [1958]

UK AVAILABLE ON DVD RUNNING TIME: 89 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Baron Victor Frankenstein has been sentenced to death, but as he approaches the gallows, [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…]

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…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #28: X THE UNKNOWN [1956]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #28: X THE UNKNOWN [1956]

  UK AVAILABLE ON BLU RAY AND DVD [Blu Ray Region B Australia only] RUNNING TIME: 81 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   In the Lochmouth region [read on…]