1951 Down Place #057 – The Horror of Frankenstein

August 6, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

The Down Placers may have suffered a minor reboot of their own as they tackle Hammer’s attempt at rebooting their Frankenstein franchise in 1970’s The Horror of Frankenstein (dir. Jimmy Sangster). Does this new take on the material live up to the Cushing-dripping goodness of the previous films? Listen . . . and find out! […]

1951 Down Place #056 – The Reptile

May 31, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Half woman, half snake and all Hammer on this month’s 1951 Down Place! Casey, Derek and Scott take a look at 1966’s The Reptile staring Noel Willman, Jennifer Daniel, Ray Barrett, and directed by John Gilling. Will the Down Placers be charmed by the this film or will they be full of venom after watching. […]

1951 Down Place #055 – The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll

May 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Terence Fisher was a busy man for Hammer in the 1960s. A total of ten Hammer films were released bearing the name Terence Fisher, and one of those movies was The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll. Casey, Derek, and Scott take a crack at looking at both sides of this film while keeping their repressed […]

1951 Down Place #054 – Prehistoric Women

April 22, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

We’re not sure, but either Casey Criswell (Bloody Good Horror), Derek M. Koch (Monster Kid Radio), or Scott Morris (Disney, Indiana) slipped their foot off the break pedal of the Delorean and they’ve found themselves in the midst of Prehistoric Women. Hammer’s 1967 Prehistoric Women to be exact – staring Martine Beswick, Edina Ronay and […]