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Countess Dracula (1971, Peter Sasdy)

These reviews reveal plot twists.

Setting: Seventeenth-century Hungary. The real Elizabeth Báthory, on whom the lead character is based, lived from 1560 until 1614.

Faithful to the novel? 279 more words


Hands of the Ripper (1971)

Apart from the opening credit sequence, the London settings of the late 1800’s and the ample cleavage shown on actress Marjie Lawrence one would be hard pressed to connect this film with the famed Hammer studios that gave birth to the second cycle of horror films and made star commodities out of Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee. 494 more words

Daily Take

Derby Film Festival starts tonight

The 2015 Derby Film Festival, which is being launched tonight, is the biggest and best yet, with 22 previews and ten days of films and events for fans to enjoy including an on-stage discussion with actor Jenny Agutter. 481 more words