Horror Express

February 18, 2017 at 11:52 pm (7 Heads, Horror Express) (, , , , , , )

Horror Express – 1972 – England/Spain

In the year 1906, an English anthropologist finds the “missing link” in a Manchurian cave. He is traveling with the specimen on the Trans-Siberian Express when the creature comes to life and prowls the train. Whoever meets its glowing red gaze dies suddenly. Their eyes turn white and (an autopsy reveals) their brains become completely smooth. It turns out that the creature is actually inhabited by an alien parasite made of pure energy. The alien steals people’s memories in hopes of gaining the scientific know-how to get home.

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Horror of Dracula

April 1, 2016 at 1:22 am (9 Heads, Horror of Dracula) (, , , , , , , , , , )

Horror of Dracula – 1958 – England

Horror of Dracula (known as Dracula outside of the United States) is the third filmic adaptation of Bram Stoker’s novel Dracula (1897). It is preceded by Universal Pictures’ Dracula (1931) and Nosferatu (1922), although Nosferatu was an unofficial adaptation which resulted in a lawsuit. Horror of Dracula was produced by Hammer Film Productions and features many Hammer regulars such as actors Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee, director Terence Fisher, and writer Jimmy Sangster.

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Blood Beast Terror

October 20, 2014 at 12:11 am (7 Heads, Blood Beast Terror) (, , , , , )

Blood Beast Terror – 1968 – England

An entomologist breeds a humanoid moth that drinks blood and transforms into a beautiful woman. The moth-woman murders people as a police inspector investigates.

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The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires

November 30, 2013 at 10:41 pm (7 Heads, Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires) (, , , , , , , , , )

The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires – 1974 – England/Hong Kong

Co-produced by England’s Hammer Film Productions (The Curse of Frankenstein, Horror of Dracula, The Mummy) and Hong Kong’s Shaw Brothers Studio (The One-Armed Swordsman, 5 Fingers of Death, Five Deadly Venoms), The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires is, according to its poster, “The first kung fu horror spectacular!”. Combining “HAMMER HORROR!” and “DRAGON THRILLS!”, 7 Golden Vampires is exactly what you would imagine. Peter Cushing stars with a cast of Hong Kong actors.

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