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Demons Of The Mind

80 Years Of Hammer: Demons Of The Mind (1972)

80 Years of Hammer continues with Tim Wickens discovering Demons Of The Mind (1972) starring Shane Briant, Robert Hardy, with Patrick Magee and Michael Hordern; directed by Peter Sykes. Having just finished an article for We Belong Dead magazine on The Two Faces Of Dr. Jekyll (1960) it is that film that stuck in my [...]

Housebound

Leeds International Film Festival 2014 Round Up

Leon Nicholson takes a look at another selection of movies screened during the 28th Leeds International Film Festival. ABCs Of Death 2 Twenty six short films, twenty six directors – all assembled together to make a horror anthology all focusing, in some way or another, on the aspect of death. This time round the likes [...]

the drop

Leeds International Film Festival 2014 Round-up

Leon Nicholson takes a look at a selection of movies from the 28th Leeds International Film Festival. The Drop Following in the footsteps of Mystic River and Shutter Island, The Drop is another movie adaptation of a Dennis Lehane’s story starring Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace and the late James Gandolfini. Brooklyn bartender Bob Saginowski (Tom [...]

Snowman

80 Years Of Hammer: The Abominable Snowman (1957)

80 Years Of Hammer continues with Jonathon Dabell looking at The Abominable Snowman starring Peter Cushing and Forrest Tucker. Originally written as a TV play by Nigel Kneale, and filmed with Peter Cushing and Stanley Baker under the title The Creature in 1955, this Hammer production from 1957 is a very enjoyable and worthwhile re-jig of the [...]

Little Big Man

Shootin’ Westerns: Little Big Man (1970)

Shootin’ Westerns continues with Jonathon Dabell looking at Little Big Man starring Dustin Hoffman and William Hickey. A picaresque tragi-comic western from director Arthur Penn, Little Big Man is quite unlike any other film in its genre. The rambling narrative, the many quirky character vignettes, the offbeat sense of humour and irony, plus several spectacular bursts [...]

Demons Of The Mind

80 Years Of Hammer: Demons Of The Mind (1972)

80 Years of Hammer continues with Tim Wickens discovering Demons Of The Mind (1972) starring Shane Briant, Robert Hardy, with Patrick Magee and Michael Hordern; directed by Peter Sykes. Having just finished an article for We Belong Dead magazine on The Two Faces Of Dr. Jekyll (1960) it is that film that stuck in my [...]

Housebound

Leeds International Film Festival 2014 Round Up

Leon Nicholson takes a look at another selection of movies screened during the 28th Leeds International Film Festival. ABCs Of Death 2 Twenty six short films, twenty six directors – all assembled together to make a horror anthology all focusing, in some way or another, on the aspect of death. This time round the likes [...]