Last Week   It has been a fairly decent week I guess. Sunday was a good day and a rare one which I had off, so naturally I went done to Jazz Club 90 of the lunchtime to see the band which was the new to the club Alex Clarke Hot Five which showcased a young … Continue reading Last Week


FOWC: The Petrified Forest

During what were pretty much the dying days of VHS there was a range of about 10 films released in a series which was deemed the Crime Classics collection and pretty much focused on Gangster movies from the 1930s-1950s and they were released in distinctive cardboard packaging. Films included in the collection were White Heat, … Continue reading FOWC: The Petrified Forest

10 Films

In response to Melanie's Ten Films Which Influenced Me post, which in term was inspired by The Haunted Wordsmith, So since I am not sure quite how "inspired" is to be interpreted here is my best shot. 1. Citizen Kane Yes I know it is a bit of a Film School Textbook answer but many … Continue reading 10 Films

The Sandman’s Film Club: The House That Dripped Blood

The House That Dripped Blood (1970) Certificate: 12 Amicus Studios Directed by Peter Duffell Starring Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Ingrid Pitt, Denholm Elliott, Tom Adams, Jon Pertwee. The House That Dripped Blood is an atmospheric portmanteau classic horror, based on the novel of the name by Robert Bloch (the author of Psycho), from Amicus Studios … Continue reading The Sandman’s Film Club: The House That Dripped Blood