Shock Waves

If you’re looking for really nasty villains for your movie, Nazis are as good a choice as anything. From Indiana Jones to the Blues Brothers, the best of them have gone up against Nazis. And if you’re Mel Brooks they are a constant source of comedy gold! Our movie today, however, asks the question of... Continue Reading →

The Gorgon

Hammer films were known for hitting most of the major movie monsters. They did their versions of Dracula, Frankenstein, Mummies, Werewolves, and various other zombies and vampires. But, sometimes you’ve gotta think outside of the box. For today’s film they turned their attention to a creature from Greek mythology. We’re talking about that devilish woman... Continue Reading →

Twins of Evil

As I see it there are three primary components of most Hammer Studios horror films: creepy atmosphere, a scary monster, and a few gorgeous women. Add Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing or both to the mix and you’ve got a movie! As Hammer’s movies started to enter the 70’s they, like the rest of the movie... Continue Reading →

Blood from the Mummy’s Tomb

I’ve never exactly been sure how mummies made it into the pantheon of great movie monsters. They stumble around in their dirty bandages and all, but they just don’t seem as scary as some of the others. Today’s movie is 1971’s “Blood from the Mummy’s Tomb,” but it doesn’t feature the sort of mummy we’re... Continue Reading →

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