Pirates of Blood River takes a defiant tone against traditional values, but squanders it on bland action and repetitive imagery.
Tag: Hammer Films
Terror of the Tongs can't escape its racially crude depiction of Hong Kong and the lone British captain who can save the country.
Stuck between an ugly history and thrills, Stranglers of Bombay can't find its way to develop any heroes - aside from a mongoose.
Small in scale yet hefty in tension, The Snorkel makes for a compelling back-and-forth murder thriller between father and daughter.
A unique bank heist thriller, Cash on Demand is less about the money than the two men involved including an impeccable Peter Cushing.
Atmosphere helps lift The Gorgon over its familiar and routine horror trappings, plus Peter Cushing alongside Christopher Lee.
Unfairly contrasted to Universal's original, Hammer's take on The Old Dark House is an original comic gem with a few missteps.
While willingly stretching censorship limits from the time, The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll falls to its own cynical worldview.
Pessimistic and cruel, These Are the Damned provides a capable nuclear-era parable that's still effective decades later.
While at least trying to explore greater cultural concerns, Curse of the Mummy's Tomb falls victim to its own generic plotting.
Hammer bends a familiar story to their creative will, establishing the studio's brand in The Revenge of Frankenstein.
Vamp’d Out Bleeding in from two different cultural sources, Dracula lore shifts from a place of English Catholicism and into the teachings of Chinese Buddha. To Legend of the …