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Respect To Tod Browning’s DRACULA

Tod Browning’s 1931 film, Dracula kick-started Hollywood’s fascination with horror. Almost 100 years on and the adaptation of Bram Stoker’s 1897 novel remains the quintessential vampire film. The massive success of the Bela Lugosi starrer [...]

September 7, 2020

Review: Will Patton Is Great In The Dramatic Thriller HAMMER

Writer-director Christian Sparkes’ Hammer is an intriguing dramatic thriller which works well despite its limited scope. The film is anchored by a wonderfully rich performance by the great Will Patton, a long-standing supporting actor who is given [...]

June 14, 2020

It’s HAMMER Time This November On The Horror Channel

This November the UK’s Horror Channel is celebrating horror cinema at its finest with a Hammer Classics Seasons. The channel is embracing the best of horror by showing The Abominable Snowman, The Curse of Frankenstein, Dracula and The Mummy [...]

October 23, 2018

Mayhem Film Festival 2017: Days Three & Four

Read about Mayhem Film Festival 2017: Days One & Two SATURDAY 14 OCTOBER The third day of Mayhem kicked-off with the festival’s weakest film. Tag had energy and visual style but it just seemed like a collection of concepts thrown together [...]

October 22, 2017

Mayhem Film Festival Unleashes Full 2017 Line-Up

Every October, the Mayhem Film Festival brings an impressive mix of quirky horror and science fiction to Nottingham’s Broadway Cinema. The festival will once again thrill audiences when it returns for it’s 13th year, which will run from [...]

September 5, 2017

Celebrate 60 Years Of Hammer Horror

Readers of Movies in Focus will know that I have a huge appreciation for Hammer Horror movies. The films from the British horror studio have a style of their own and they dripped with a wonderful gothic atmosphere. Hammer’s first horror film [...]

August 5, 2017

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