Hammer Volume Five – Death and Deceit

Hammer Volume Five – Death and Deceit Indicator delivers another in their long line of fan-friendly box sets with Hammer Volume Five – Death and Deceit (a subhead that could be applied to the majority of the studio’s output). This latest ...

Drive-In Dust Offs: Nightmare (1964)

While us horror lovers revelled in the ripped bodices and cobwebbed corridors of another vampire plagued castle, Hammer was busy trying to clear the halls and make their way into the modern world. ...

Hammer Horror’s ‘Paranoiac’ Getting a UK Blu-ray Release

Hammer Horror’s ‘Paranoiac’ Getting a UK Blu-ray Release Final Cut Entertainment is set to release Hammer Horror’s Paranoiac on region B Blu-ray on November 20th. This thriller may not be the most popular of the Hammer films but given that it was helmed by ...

Hammer Horror Writer Dies

Hammer Horror Writer Dies Screenwriter Jimmy Sangster, best known for penning Hammer Horror classics Dracula and The Curse Of Frankenstein, has died at the age of 83. Sangster began his career as a clapper boy at the age of ...

Jimmy Sangster obituary

Screenwriter behind Hammer films such as Dracula and The Curse of Frankenstein In 1957, Hammer Films revived gothic horror – in abeyance in a decade that offered nuclear or cosmic horrors which made ...

Jimmy Sangster obituary

Screenwriter behind Hammer films such as Dracula and The Curse of Frankenstein In 1957, Hammer Films revived gothic horror – in abeyance in a decade that offered nuclear or cosmic horrors which made ...

Rip, Jimmy Sangster!

The unstoppable philistine known as Death claims another Trailers From Hell patron saint. Horror legend Jimmy Sangster has died, which should — in your exploration of genre classics (or just watching ...

Jimmy Sangster has Passed

We are saddened to hear of the passing of Jimmy Sangster today, at the age of 83. While Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing may be the first names Hammer Horror fans think of, Sangster was just as ...

Sheila Burrell obituary

A striking stage presence for more than 60 years and a familiar face on TV Sheila Burrell, who has died aged 89 after a long illness, was a cousin of Laurence Olivier, and a similarly distinctive and ...

Sheila Burrell obituary

A striking stage presence for more than 60 years and a familiar face on TV Sheila Burrell, who has died aged 89 after a long illness, was a cousin of Laurence Olivier, and a similarly distinctive and ...

"Girly", Creepy Erotic British Thriller, Comes To DVD

By Todd Garbarini Freddie Francis had a long and prosperous career in the cinema, learning many areas of filmmaking by cutting his teeth as a stills photographer, clapper boy, camera loader and focus ...

In The August Notebook

David Cairns The Forgotten: Remember The Forgotten: Cold Warrior The Forgotten: The Other Other House The Forgotten: Girls on a Motorcycle Adrian Curry Movie Poster of the Week: The Alamo ...

Fantasia ’09: They Sell the Dead

Revisionist horror favorite Larry Fessenden (director of Habit, Wendigo and The Last Winter) returned to Montreal’s just-wrapped Fantasia film festival this year with two new films from his ...