Episode #012 – Twins of Evil

August 31, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

The Down Placers are seeing double when they spend some time with Hammer’s Twins of Evil (dir. John Hough).  While discussing the film, Casey, Derek and Scott fall under the spell of Dennis Price, marvel at the Collinson twins and have conflicting emotions about both simultaneously enjoying and being terrified by Peter Cushing.  And if […]

Episode #011 – Dracula: Prince of Darkness

July 31, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Per listener request, Casey, Derek and Scott sit down to talk about 1966’s Dracula: Prince of Darkness (dir. Terence Fisher) . . . and they say more in this podcast than actor Christopher Lee says throughout the entire movie (but that’s not saying much!). Thanks to all the listeners that voted in the Listener Pick […]

Episode #010 – She

June 30, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

She who must be obeyed has commanded the Down Placers to tackle the 1965-film She (dir. Robert Day), and who are they to argue with She?  Based on the classic adventure novel She by H. Rider Haggard, Hammer Films’ version of the story pits Down Place favorite Peter Cushing and company against the dubbed Ursula […]

Episode #009 – The Old Dark House

May 31, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

James Whale took a crack at adapting the 1927 J. B. Priestley novel Benighted for Universal in 1932. In 1963, Hammer Films and William Castle made their own attempt at adapting the novel. In 2012, the Down Placers take their turn at discussing the film that would become Hammer’s The Old Dark House. What is […]

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