While daring in trying to bring realism into an obviously exploitative cavemen movie, Creatures the World Forgot is a dull experiment.
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A tense, daring depiction of WWII's cruelty, Yesterday's Enemy is a classic war film deserving of wider exposure.
A clever twist on the POW formula, Camp on Blood Island tasks prisoners with keeping people out instead of escaping.
Sword of Sherwood Forest doesn't stand out against countless other Robin Hood adaptations, and lacks any distinct Hammer signature.
Deceiving to the last, Scream of Fear toys with the obvious before making things right in a classic finale.
Disturbing and essential, Never Take Candy from a Stranger reveals the faults in society's unchanging attitudes toward sexual crimes.
Unusually reserved, Stop Me Before I Kill takes a rational approach to brain injuries, which isn't always exciting, but still memorable.
Delighted in pressuring censorship norms, Die! Die! My Darling finds purpose in its violence and Tallulah Bankhead is a joy as the villain.
A killer with a blowtorch is overshadowed by his sinister lover in Hammer Studios' Maniac, a movie undone by the closing act.
Ushering in the Hammer horror era, The Curse of Frankenstein is stellar on its own even when removed from its important legacy.