The name of Hammer Films is now inseparably attached to classic horror, but this occurred more by financial necessity than artistic choice. Throughout their 60s heyday, the studio were trying to get all manner of projects off the ground, their … Continue reading Return to the Lost Continent!
I never realised it at the time, but looking back, it seems to me that there was a lot in 1980s cinema that was new. From the ground-breaking motion-controlled models of Return of the Jedi to the far-ahead-of-its-time computer generated … Continue reading The Dark Crystal: Now and Ages Past
I grew up in the 1970s and, as such, I was obsessed with posters. If you were a kid in the 70s or 80s and every inch of your bedroom wasn’t covered with posters of the Fonz, Star Wars, the … Continue reading Excalibur: A Dream to Some, a Nightmare to Others!