Tag - Hammer Films

Hound of the Baskervilles (1959)

32 Days of Halloween IX, Day 22: The Hound...

Day 22 has been considered Peter Cushing’s day in the past, so today is no different. Tonight we start with an interview from 1983 where Cushing is out promoting House of the Long Shadows. It might seem like the sort of interview...

Dracula AD 1972

32 Days of Halloween IX, Day 17: Dracula AD...

So as we enter the second half of our seasonal extravaganza, we come to footage of an event that I really do need to do someday. It’s on The List. It’s the Procession of the Ghouls, which takes place every year at the Cathedral...

X the Unknown (1956)

32 Days of Halloween Part VIII, Movie Night...

As a long distance dedication to Rox, here we go back to Hammer Films for our penultimate night of movies…it’s 1956 and X the Unknown. It’s written by Hammer scribe Jimmy Sangster (who brought you, among other things, the...

Plague of the Zombies

32 Days of Halloween VI, Movie Night No. 23:...

Movie Night No. 23 of 32 Days of Halloween has long been a place for something-or-other of the Zombies…and here we have Hammer‘s Plague of the Zombies. André Morell is absolutely brilliant as Sir James, and while it’s at...

Tales of Frankenstein

32 Days of Halloween VI, Day 17: Tales of...

So here’s something interesting. The unsold pilot for Tales of Frankenstein. Apparently, Hammer wanted to make a Frankenstein series and the producers from across the pond wanted a more anthology approach: notice the anthology-like...

Revenge of Frankenstein

32 Days of Halloween VI, Movie Night No. 12:...

Let me address this poster art snippet first. The tagline on many of the posters was “We dare you to see it! We double-dare you to forget it!” I’m sort of surprised they didn’t then say “We triple-dog-dare you...

Blood From The Mummys Tomb

32 Days of Halloween VI, Movie Night No. 2:...

So Movie Night #2 traditionally has something to do with blood. It’s the season of the year, right? In this case we’re going with the 1971 Hammer film, Blood From The Mummy’s Tomb. Never screw around with cursed, evil...

Matt Damon and Dominick Lombardozzi

Stuff You Need to Know: Marvel Cinematic...

A primer for these posts: they’re to keep you up to date on what’s happening in the world of pop culture. Just the highlights and such, because the market on paraphrasing press releases is more than taken. Enjoy. The Marvel...