Review: THE GORGON (1964)

There is a knot of tragic romance at the core of THE GORGON, a unique entry in the Hammer Film Productions canon. This 1964 picture is directed by Terence Fisher and is the sort of melodrama the filmmaker always wanted to make, so it does carry a kind of adamant resolve. What it lacks in […]

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Review: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (1962)

Terence Fisher’s THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA may deviate an awful lot from Gaston Leroux’s original work, but there’s something almost defiantly entertaining about this 1962 picture. Featuring a screenplay by John Elder, this outing is often cited as a misfire for Hammer Film Productions. But its inclusion of the humour from Leroux’s 1910 novel […]

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