Jun 112015
 
Christopher Lee Passes Away at Age 93

Sad news today as it’s being reported that the mighty Christopher Lee passed away a few days ago at the age of 93. Like many of those of my generation, my introduction to him was through the many Hammer horror films that he made, especially the Dracula movies. While Bela Lugosi will always be my [Read more…]

May 262014
 
Classic Horror - The Devil Rides Out Review (1968)

Christopher Lee actually plays the good guy as a man seeking to save his friend from Satanic worshippers in The Devil Rides Out. Featuring a very strong cast, this film was released in 1968 by the esteemed Hammer horror studio and is known in the United States as The Devil’s Bride. So does Christopher Lee [Read more…]

May 222014
 
Classic Horror - Dracula: Prince of Darkness Review (1966)

Christopher Lee returns as the immortal count in the third Dracula picture by Hammer, Dracula: Prince of Darkness. Released in 1966, the movie opens by showing Dracula’s demise at the hands of Van Helsing from the first Hammer Dracula film. Ten years pass, and two English couples are touring the Carpathians to broaden their minds [Read more…]

May 172014
 
Horror Express Review (1972)

While we normally associate Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing in the classic Hammer horror films, they did collaborate in other projects. One such movie is the 1972 horror film, Horror Express. The duo find themselves trapped on a train with a murderous missing link creature killing off the passengers. Just for fun, Telly Savalas shows [Read more…]

Mar 222014
 
Review: Dracula Has Risen from the Grave (1968)

Dracula returns yet again to menace comely young lasses and those who dare to oppose him in Dracula Has Risen from the Grave. Released in 1968, this is the fourth Dracula move made by the venerable Hammer Films and marks the third time that Christopher Lee played Dracula. Set in 1906, Dracula is awakened when [Read more…]