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 #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 #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 #59: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA [1962]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #59: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA [1962]

  UK AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY [REGION B ONLY] AND DVD RUNNING TIME: 90 min REVIEWED BY:Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   1900. London’s Albany Theatre is hosting the premiere of [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #54: THE CURSE OF THE WEREWOLF [1961]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #54: THE CURSE OF THE WEREWOLF [1961]

  UK AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY AND DND RUNNING TIME: 93 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   In 18th Century Spain, a beggar is imprisoned by Marques Siniestro [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 #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 #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 #45: THE STRANGLERS OF BOMBAY [1959]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #45: THE STRANGLERS OF BOMBAY [1959]

  UK AVAILABLE ON R1 DVD RUNNING TIME: 80 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Captain Harry Lewis of the British East India Company is investigating why [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 #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…]

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 #23: RACE FOR LIFE [1954]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #23: RACE FOR LIFE [1954]

  UK AKA THE MASK OF DUST [1954] AVAILABLE ON R1 DVD RUNNING TIME: 79 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Former world class Formula One racing [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #19: THE UNHOLY FOUR [1954]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #19: THE UNHOLY FOUR [1954]

  UK AKA THE STRANGER CAME HOME AVAILABLE ON R1 DVD RUNNING TIME: 80 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Four years ago, Phillip Vickers, on holiday [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #16: THE BLACK GLOVE [1954]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #16: THE BLACK GLOVE [1954]

  UK 1954 AKA FACE THE MUSIC AVAILABLE ON R1 DVD RUNNING TIME: 84 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Famous American trumpet player James ‘Brad’ Bradley [read on…]