The Burning Moon centers on two bedtime stories that a delinquent brother reads his kid sister. These disturbingly morbid stories focus on a serial killing blind date and a murderous, ... See full summary »
Johan is a two-fisted Gothenburg cop who finds himself in a shoot-out with jewel robbers. After the smoke has cleared, one robber, shot by his accomplice, and an innocent bystander, are ... See full summary »
In this spoof inspired by the Salem witch trials the town's mayor and the judge agree to sentence several innocent townspeople to death for witchcraft in order to confiscate their land for themselves. However, sexy real witches show up.
A former mob hitman, now in witness protection, is forced to come out of retirement when his family is threatened by his cohorts. He teams up with a skateboarding kid, who has a computer ... See full summary »
Mark L. Lester
C. Thomas Howell
Four models go on a photo shoot at an abandoned house previously belonging to the infamous Kandie family. Little do they know that Jonah Kandie still lurks there, seeking revenge on anyone ... See full summary »
The Earth is approached by a flying saucer with two visitors from outer space. It turns into a beer keg and lands on the back of a truck. Second landing aliens, this time in a container for... See full summary »
The Camp Blood Killer Clown returns from hell to search for fresh victims. Betsy goes looking for her missing brother who joined a Satanic Clown Cult, only to find horrors beyond her ... See full summary »
Quinton J. Alexander,
Anthony Edward Curry
Returning from the planet Venus, an errant NASA spacecraft crashes into the ocean, spilling its radioactive cargo. Enveloped by a radioactive mass, a rabid weasel is transformed into a ... See full summary »
This is a 2 disc celebration of Hammer's greatest rival, Amicus, founded by Max J. Rosenberg (the money man) and Milton Subotsky (the writer/producer). The actual documentary is essentially hosted by actor Geoffrey Bayldon, with most of the 3 hour-plus running time focusing on surviving cast and crew members, following some background information on the two producers. Best remembered for their anthology features, there is short shrift given to other genre efforts, and barely a mention of such offbeat titles as "The Deadly Bees" (1966), "Danger Route" (1967), or "The Mind of Mr. Soames" (1969). We do get to hear from such directors as Peter Duffell ("The House That Dripped Blood"), Stephen Weeks ("I, Monster"), Kevin Connor ("From Beyond the Grave"), and Paul Annett ("The Beast Must Die"), owing to the recent passing of the more prolific Freddie Francis and Roy Ward Baker. We get particularly interesting glimpses of Barbara Ewing ("Torture Garden," "Dracula Has Risen from the Grave") and Angela Pleasence, who actually worked with lookalike father Donald Pleasence in "From Beyond the Grave" (and is scared by horror films!). There are anecdotes about stars like Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Jack Palance, Burgess Meredith, and character players such as Bernard Lee, Herbert Lom, and Patrick Magee, but only minute name dropping for Michael Gough, Nigel Green, or Anton Diffring. Uneven at best, but certainly worth a look for avid fans of Britain's Golden Age of Horror (now if only someone would do this for Tigon!). Bonus features are a 1983 on camera interview with Peter Cushing lasting 53 minutes, plus his 1990 broadcast of THE HUMAN FACTOR (25 minutes), where he discusses both his childhood and his beloved late wife Helen, who had passed away in 1971.
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