2016 should be launched with three words. Awesome British Horror!!! Hammer Film Productions woke up, looked at this script for Captain Kronos Vampire Hunter, determined it was bad ass, slapped on a R rating (oooooooooooo), and basis for Vampire Hunter D was created! 458 more words
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When a film starts out with a crew of locals dredging a lake, you know you’re in for a treat.
Penny Appleby (yes, really) anyway, Penny Appleby (Susan Strasberg) arrives by chauffeured limousine to the home of her estranged father in Nice, but is disappointed to learn that he’s away on business. 313 more words
British horror films of the 1960s and 1970s have a certain macabre look to them. The lighting is dim and Gothic architecture and misty moors abound. 988 more words
For nearly 30 years, Hammer Film Productions defined British horror cinema. Not only did Hammer revive the classic Universal monsters like Dracula, The Wolf Man and The Mummy, they produced supernatural adventure films, sexy and atmospheric Gothic horrors that pushed the boundaries of good taste in the 60s and 70s, and intelligent science fiction chillers. 743 more words
#AceBreakingNews- BRITAIN:June.11: Sir Christopher Lee, the veteran actor and star of many of the world’s biggest film franchises, has died aged 93.
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The English-born actor, who made his name playing Dracula and Frankenstein in the Hammer horror films, appeared in more than 250 movies.