Tag: christopherlee

Now on Home Video: Recent Kino Studio Classics

A spate of recent releases from Kino Studio Classics has left me feeling that continuing to collect physical media is still a good decision. The reason? Besides the extras featuring crew, cast and noted scholars and historians these discs have...

Blu-ray Review: DRACULA: PRINCE OF DARKNESS Times Two

Scream Factory is so much fun. They're resurrecting amazing classics and underseen favorites on Blu-ray for those who've seen them and love them, but also to new generations of weirdo film fans that have yet to discover such films. One...

Blu-ray Review: THE HOUSE THAT DRIPPED BLOOD Pours on Nostalgia

Like Hammer Films (most affectionately known as Hammer Horror), Amicus Productions was based in England and among other genres, specialized in gothic horror films with plenty of atmosphere and excellent ensemble casts. These movies have a palpable feel and flavor,...

Vincent Price on Blu-ray: THE OBLONG BOX And HOUSE OF THE LONG SHADOWS From Kino Classics

Vincent Price is among my very favorite actors. His incredible charm on screen, even in the most hideous of performances, is undeniable and rarely lets me down. This time around I'm taking a brief look at two of the more...

Christopher Lee And Peter Cushing Reunited In THE SKULL, Coming To Blu-ray

More classic British horror heads to Blu-ray as Eureka! Entertainment announces the release of Freddie Francis' 1965 shocker The Skull, arriving on dual-format Blu-ray and DVD on 26 October.Perhaps best known as an Oscar-winning cinematographer, shooting such acclaimed works as...

Watch A Clip From Hammer Classic THE MAN WHO COULD CHEAT DEATH

Great news for Hammer Horror fans, as Eureka! Entertainment is bringing Terence Fisher's The Man Who Could Cheat Death to dual-format Blu-ray/DVD on 21 September.Fisher helped define the vibrant look of many of Hammer's classic gothic horror tales, and after...

The Stack: FRIDAY THE 13TH THE COMPLETE COLLECTION Blu-ray Tin, WAR WITCH, AN AMERICAN HIPPIE IN ISRAEL, And More

It's fitting that I have 13 items to cover this week since Friday the 13th: The Complete Collection hits Blu-ray in a beautiful tin. Does this set kill the possibility of other purchases? No way! Blandings: Series One is anything but...

Unearthed! THE WICKER MAN: THE FINAL CUT Promises Robin Hardy's Original Vision

Robin Hardy's The Wicker Man has become an unwavering classic that is still capable of chilling modern audiences. Yet, when the director spoke with ScreenAnarchy's Kurt Halfyard and Michael Guillen back in 2011, he ruefully observed, "The actual cut of...

UK Blu-ray Review: DRACULA (1958) Features New Footage And The Version You Need

With Dario Argento threatening to release his interpretation of Dracula on the world, it's rather timely that Terence Fisher's seminal 1958 Dracula should be re-released on UK Blu-ray with previously censored scenes now reinstated, making it the most complete...

Hammer Horror Hitting US Shores From Millenium Entertainment This Summer

American cult film fans have been watching with envy as one Hammer Horror classic after another landed on UK store shelves beginning in late 2011. Well, the long wait for us may finally be coming to an end as Variety...

UK Blu-Ray Review: DRACULA, PRINCE OF DARKNESS

The blueprint for gothic horror that iconic British production house Hammer Films established in its golden age has been mocked, spoofed and satirised many, many times over the decades since. It can be bizarre, watching these movies in retrospect, and...

THE RESIDENT BLURAY

I've waited a while to chime in on this one because I just didn't want to face the truth. It breaks my heart to say it but The Resident is a step above a solid TV movie, no more. The...