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Twisted Nerve

Silver Screams III: Twisted Nerve (1968)

Silver Screams III continues with Dawn Dabell looking at Twisted Nerve starring Hywel Bennett and Hayley Mills. The Boulting Brothers’ Twisted Nerve (1968) is a psychological horror film with very little actual gore on screen. It does, however, manage to keep you gripped throughout, encouraging you to watch on to see if, how and when [...]

The Lady Vanishes

80 Years Of Hammer: The Lady Vanishes (1979)

80 Years Of Hammer continues with Jonathon Dabell looking at The Lady Vanishes starring Elliot Gould and Cybill Shepherd. If asked to name the final film made by Hammer in the original incarnation of the company  – they have, of course, re-emerged, phoenix-like, from the ashes in recent times after a 29 year hiatus – [...]

1920

Silver Screams III: 1920

Silver Screams III continues with Leon Nicholson looking at 1920 starring Rajneesh Duggal and Adah Sharma. Back in 2007, the International Indian Film Academy Awards (Bollywood’s answer to the Oscars), was held in Yorkshire. Off the back of this, Screen Yorkshire helped to find various locations in the region for Indian Horror movie 1920 directed [...]

wakewood

Silver Screams III: Wake Wood

Silver Screams III continues with Leon Nicholson looking at Wake Wood starring Aidan Gillen, Eva Birthistle and Timothy Spall. Wake Wood is the second movie from the Hammer Studios revival. The question is does it capture the spirit of ‘classic Hammer’ or has it updated it and brought it into the 21st century? Vet Patrick [...]

Omen II

Silver Screams III: Damien: Omen II (1978)

Silver Screams III continues with Jonathon Dabell looking at Damien: Omen II starring William Holden and Jonathan Scott-Taylor. Too often, a big and successful horror movie is followed by a sequel which doesn’t do its illustrious predecessor any favours at all. Take The Exorcist and Exorcist II: The Heretic, for example – stunning original, hopelessly [...]

Twisted Nerve

Silver Screams III: Twisted Nerve (1968)

Silver Screams III continues with Dawn Dabell looking at Twisted Nerve starring Hywel Bennett and Hayley Mills. The Boulting Brothers’ Twisted Nerve (1968) is a psychological horror film with very little actual gore on screen. It does, however, manage to keep you gripped throughout, encouraging you to watch on to see if, how and when [...]

The Lady Vanishes

80 Years Of Hammer: The Lady Vanishes (1979)

80 Years Of Hammer continues with Jonathon Dabell looking at The Lady Vanishes starring Elliot Gould and Cybill Shepherd. If asked to name the final film made by Hammer in the original incarnation of the company  – they have, of course, re-emerged, phoenix-like, from the ashes in recent times after a 29 year hiatus – [...]