DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #84: FRANKENSTEIN CREATED WOMAN [1967]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #84: FRANKENSTEIN CREATED WOMAN [1967]

  UK AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY AND DVD RUNNING TIME: 92 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   As a boy, Hans Werner witnesses his father’s hanging for murder. [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 #67: THE EVIL OF FRANKENSTEIN [1964]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #67: THE EVIL OF FRANKENSTEIN [1964]

  UK AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY AND DVD RUNNING TIME: 84 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   The experiments of Baron Frankenstein and his assistant Hans at a [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #58: CAPTAIN CLEGG [1962]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #58: CAPTAIN CLEGG [1962]

  AKA NIGHT CREATURES UK ON BLU-RAY AND DVD RUNNING TIME: 82 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic     1776: a ‘mullato’ [somewhat derogatory term for a [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #56: CASH ON DEMAND [1961]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #56: CASH ON DEMAND [1961]

  UK AVAILABLE ON REGION 1 DVD RUNNING TIME: 88 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   The staff of a city bank arrive early morning to open [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #51: SWORD OF SHERWOOD FOREST [1960]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #51: SWORD OF SHERWOOD FOREST [1960]

  UK AVAILABLE ON DVD RUNNING TIME: 80 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   A soldier is shot with an arrow but still manages to escape from [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…]

THE SKULL [1965]: on Dual Format 26th October

THE SKULL [1965]: on Dual Format 26th October

UK AVAILABLE ON DUAL FORMAT BLU-RAY AND DVD: 26TH OCTOBER, from EUREKA ENTERTAINMENT RUNNING TIME: 83 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   In the 1800s, Pierre breaks [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #39: THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES [1959]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #39: THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES [1959]

  UK AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY AND DVD RUNNING TIME: 87 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   The infamous and cruel aristocrat Sir Hugo Baskerville is killed by [read on…]

Will 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' resurrect this classic character, with CGI?

Will ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ resurrect this classic character, with CGI?

According to a report by The Daily Mail, Grand Moff Tarkin will be back on screens in Gareth Edwards’ Star Wars spin-off, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. The film [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 #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…]

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'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #31: THE ABOMINABLE SNOWMAN [1957]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #31: THE ABOMINABLE SNOWMAN [1957]

UK AVAILABLE ON BLU RAY AND DVD [Blu Ray Region A Japan only] RUNNING TIME: 83 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Dr. John Rollason, his wife [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…]