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…]

Jul 172014
 
Universal Monsters Reboot Coming

Fans of classic horror know by heart the Universal monsters lineup. There’s Dracula, the Wolf Man, Frankenstein, the Mummy, the Invisible Man, the Bride of Frankenstein, and the Creature from the Black Lagoon. We grew up watching them either on Saturday afternoons or on late night shows like Creature Feature. To me, there’s just something [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…]

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…]