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Filmwerk Podcast #312 - The Last Jedi
Filmwerk Podcast #312 - The Last Jedi
Filmwerk Podcast #312 - The Last Jedi

Filmwerk Podcast #312 – The Last Jedi

And we are back as promised!  Steven, Ben and Sean return for a review of The Last Jedi...
 
Christopher Lee
 
Icons: Christopher Lee - The Satanic Rites Of Dracula
Icons: Christopher Lee - The Satanic Rites Of Dracula
Icons: Christopher Lee - The Satanic Rites Of Dracula

Icons: Christopher Lee – The Satanic Rites Of Dracula

This was the 7th and last time that Christopher Lee would play Dracula for Hammer, but not the last time he would play the Count (see the awful French comedy Dracula père et fils from 1976 for that) and not the last time that P...
 

Christopher Lee
 
Icons: Christopher Lee – Dracula AD 1972
Icons: Christopher Lee – Dracula AD 1972
Icons: Christopher Lee – Dracula AD 1972

Icons: Christopher Lee – Dracula AD 1972

Inevitably after five Dracula films for Hammer, a comedy horror in Italy called Uncle Was a Vampire (1959) and Count Dracula (1970) in Spain and Germany as well as a myriad of other vampire films and horror films that Chris Lee...
 
Christopher Lee
 
Icons: Christopher Lee – Scars of Dracula
Icons: Christopher Lee – Scars of Dracula
Icons: Christopher Lee – Scars of Dracula

Icons: Christopher Lee – Scars of Dracula

There is a noticeable difference in quality, or more accurately the drop in quality between the previous Hammer Dracula film, Taste the Blood of Dracula which had wrapped filming in December 1969 and Scars of Dracula which bega...
 

Christopher Lee
 
Icons: Christopher Lee – Count Dracula
Icons: Christopher Lee – Count Dracula
Icons: Christopher Lee – Count Dracula

Icons: Christopher Lee – Count Dracula

In 1970 Christopher Lee played Count Dracula no fewer than four times: two in Hammer films (Taste the Blood of Dracula and Scars of Dracula), appearing with Peter Cushing in a cameo role in the zany Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis ...
 
Christopher Lee
 
Icons: Christopher Lee - Taste The Blood Of Dracula
Icons: Christopher Lee - Taste The Blood Of Dracula
Icons: Christopher Lee - Taste The Blood Of Dracula

Icons: Christopher Lee – Taste The Blood Of Dracula

Taste the Blood of Dracula opens where Dracula Has Risen From the Grave left off, making this the fourth film in the Hammer/Lee franchise. A traveller (Roy Kinnear) is thrown out of a coach hurtling through a wood. He stumbles ...
 

Christopher Lee
 
Icons: Christopher Lee - Dracula Has Risen From The Grave Review
Icons: Christopher Lee - Dracula Has Risen From The Grave Review
Icons: Christopher Lee - Dracula Has Risen From The Grave Review

Icons: Christopher Lee – Dracula Has Risen From The Grave Review

In 1968 Hammer moved from its long standing studio at Bray in Buckinghamshire and found a new home at the bigger sprawling Pinewood Studios. For many this meant the beginning of the end for the family feel studio that many cons...
 
Christopher Lee
 
Icons: Christopher Lee - Dracula: Prince Of Darkness
Icons: Christopher Lee - Dracula: Prince Of Darkness
Icons: Christopher Lee - Dracula: Prince Of Darkness

Icons: Christopher Lee – Dracula: Prince Of Darkness

Dracula, Prince of Darkness was made in 1965, seven years after the original Hammer Dracula and released theatrically in January 1966. There is some continuity to the original, in spite of having a stop gap with the wonderful T...
 

Christopher Lee
 
Icons: Christopher Lee - Dracula
Icons: Christopher Lee - Dracula
Icons: Christopher Lee - Dracula

Icons: Christopher Lee – Dracula

When Hammer released their remake of Dracula in 1958 they promised more blood and bright colour than ever before and inevitably received an ‘X’ rating for their efforts (today its DVD release is a 12 cerificate). ]Hammer had be...
 
Composers
 
Composers - Hans Zimmer
Composers - Hans Zimmer
Composers - Hans Zimmer

Composers – Hans Zimmer

Hans Zimmer has been writing scores for film since the early 80’s pretty much.  He acted as assistan...
 

Action Heroes
 
The Bruce Lee Retrospective Link List
The Bruce Lee Retrospective Link List
The Bruce Lee Retrospective Link List

The Bruce Lee Retrospective Link List

Click on the film title below you want to read the retrospective of: 1. The Big Boss...
 
Carpenter
 
The Carpenter Retrospective Link List
The Carpenter Retrospective Link List
The Carpenter Retrospective Link List

The Carpenter Retrospective Link List

Click on the film title below you want to read the retrospective of: Dark Star Assau...
 

Bond
 
The Bond Retrospective Link List
The Bond Retrospective Link List
The Bond Retrospective Link List

The Bond Retrospective Link List

Click on the film title below you want to read the retrospective of: Dr No From Russia wi...
 
Directors
 
The Scorsese Retrospective Link List
The Scorsese Retrospective Link List
The Scorsese Retrospective Link List

The Scorsese Retrospective Link List

Click on the film title below you want to read the retrospective of: Who’s That...
 

Directors
 
The Spielberg Retrospective Link List
The Spielberg Retrospective Link List
The Spielberg Retrospective Link List

The Spielberg Retrospective Link List

Click on the film title below you want to read the retrospective of: Duel   The Suga...
 
Disney
 
The Pixar Retrospective Link List
The Pixar Retrospective Link List
The Pixar Retrospective Link List

The Pixar Retrospective Link List

Click on the film title below you want to read the retrospective of: Toy Story A BugR...
 

Craven
 
The Craven Retrospective Link List
The Craven Retrospective Link List
The Craven Retrospective Link List

The Craven Retrospective Link List

Click on the film title below you want to read the retrospective of: The Last House on ...
 
Disney
 
The Disney Retrospective Link List
The Disney Retrospective Link List
The Disney Retrospective Link List

The Disney Retrospective Link List

Click on the film title below you want to read the retrospective of: Snow White and the...
 

Directors
 
The Eastwood Retrospective Link List
The Eastwood Retrospective Link List
The Eastwood Retrospective Link List

The Eastwood Retrospective Link List

Click on the film title below you want to read the retrospective of: A Fistful of Dol...
 
Action Heroes
 
Filmwerk Podcast #125 - Bruce Lee
Filmwerk Podcast #125 - Bruce Lee
Filmwerk Podcast #125 - Bruce Lee

Filmwerk Podcast #125 – Bruce Lee

Ben Pegley and Steven Hurst cover the short but prosperous career of martial arts legend Br...
 

Action Heroes
 
Action Heroes – Bruce Lee: Game of Death
Action Heroes – Bruce Lee: Game of Death
Action Heroes – Bruce Lee: Game of Death

Action Heroes – Bruce Lee: Game of Death

Welcome one and all, to the fifth (and final), Bruce Lee movie retrospective. A mome...
 
Action Heroes
 
Action Heroes – Bruce Lee: Enter The Dragon
Action Heroes – Bruce Lee: Enter The Dragon
Action Heroes – Bruce Lee: Enter The Dragon

Action Heroes – Bruce Lee: Enter The Dragon

OK, we have now made it to a very important moment in Bruce Lee’s film career, as...
 

Action Heroes
 
Action Heroes – Bruce Lee: Way Of The Dragon
Action Heroes – Bruce Lee: Way Of The Dragon
Action Heroes – Bruce Lee: Way Of The Dragon

Action Heroes – Bruce Lee: Way Of The Dragon

When the subject of doing these retrospectives came up at Filmwerk Towers, I imm...
 
Action Heroes
 
Action Heroes – Bruce Lee: Fist Of Fury
Action Heroes – Bruce Lee: Fist Of Fury
Action Heroes – Bruce Lee: Fist Of Fury

Action Heroes – Bruce Lee: Fist Of Fury

Well, here we are again; fresh from the fairly lengthy business of not only introduci...
 

Action Heroes
 
Action Heroes – Bruce Lee: The Big Boss
Action Heroes – Bruce Lee: The Big Boss
Action Heroes – Bruce Lee: The Big Boss

Action Heroes – Bruce Lee: The Big Boss

Part 1: Introductions Welcome one and all to this series of retrospectives focused on...
 
Action Heroes
 
The Expendables 2 Review
The Expendables 2 Review
The Expendables 2 Review

The Expendables 2 Review

  With a crash bang and a fair few wallops, Expendables 2 explodes onto screens with the ret...
 

Action Heroes
 
Filmwerk Podcast #26 Retrospective: Statham
Filmwerk Podcast #26 Retrospective: Statham
Filmwerk Podcast #26 Retrospective: Statham

Filmwerk Podcast #26 Retrospective: Statham

Fully hair headed, Steven Hurst and Staham stalker, Suzanne King tackle the film...
 
Action Heroes
 
Filmwerk Podcast #24 Retrospective: Willis
Filmwerk Podcast #24 Retrospective: Willis
Filmwerk Podcast #24 Retrospective: Willis

Filmwerk Podcast #24 Retrospective: Willis

The action just won’t stop here. As part of our action hero retrospective s...
 

Action Heroes
 
Filmwerk Podcast #23 Retrospective: Rambo
Filmwerk Podcast #23 Retrospective: Rambo
Filmwerk Podcast #23 Retrospective: Rambo

Filmwerk Podcast #23 Retrospective: Rambo

Not satisfied with their coverage of the Rocky film series,  Steven Hurst and ever...
 
Action Heroes
 
Filmwerk Podcast #22 Retrospective: Van Damme
Filmwerk Podcast #22 Retrospective: Van Damme
Filmwerk Podcast #22 Retrospective: Van Damme

Filmwerk Podcast #22 Retrospective: Van Damme

Van Damme gets his slow motion scream on and a few roundhouse kicks in this ed...