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Dracula prince of darkness

Feature: 80 Years of Hammer: Dracula: Prince Of Darkness (1966)

80 Years Of Hammer is a new feature which takes a look at some of the films made by the Hammer company;  one of the most successful production organisations in the history of British cinema. 2014 marks the 80th anniversary of their existence. Many people believe Hammer simply made horror movies, but their output was [...]

The Point

Gather Round The Tele: The Point (1971)

Gather Round The Tele – the feature that looks at family movies – continues with Tim Wickens looking at The Point starring Ringo Starr and Paul Frees. For those who thought H.R. Pufnstuf was the only trippy (possibly) LSD induced children’s movie/program, think again. Singer songwriter Harry Nilsson openly admitted that he came up with [...]

Remo Williams

DVD Review: Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins

Jonathon Dabell takes a look at Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins starring Fred Ward, Joel Grey and Wilford Brimley. Available on Blu-ray Special Edition from Monday July 7th, 2014. Screenwriter Christopher Wood (who wrote the Bond films The Spy Who Loved Me and Moonraker) and director Guy Hamilton (who helmed the Bond films Goldfinger, Diamonds [...]

Humanoids from the deep1

This Is Not A Woman’s Picture: Humanoids From The Deep (1980)

This Is Not A Woman’s Picture continues with Dawn Dabell looking at Humanoids From The Deep, starring Ann Turkel and Doug McClure. During the heyday of exploitation B-movies, genre-maestro Roger Corman produced Humanoids From The Deep (1980). Though not the most exploitative ‘anti-female’ movie to be analyzed in this series, it nevertheless warrants examination. Especially [...]

3 Days to kill

Cinema Review: 3 Days To Kill

Leon Nicholson takes a look at 3 Days To Kill starring Kevin Costner, Connie Nielsen and Amber Heard. Currently on General Release at UK Cinemas. 3 Days to Kill is earmarked as Kevin Costner’s comeback movie. In a nutshell Costner deserves better but the silver lining is that it could have been a hell of [...]

Celeb Endorsements – Gaming Edition

Verne Troyer is probably best-known for his role as Mini-Me in the Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, but the diminutive screen star had been in movies long before then. Troyer started out as a Hollywood stuntman and worked in movies like Dunston Checks In, Jingle All The Way and Baby’s Day Out. His [...]

Dracula prince of darkness

Feature: 80 Years of Hammer: Dracula: Prince Of Darkness (1966)

80 Years Of Hammer is a new feature which takes a look at some of the films made by the Hammer company;  one of the most successful production organisations in the history of British cinema. 2014 marks the 80th anniversary of their existence. Many people believe Hammer simply made horror movies, but their output was [...]