Tag Archive: dracula

Retro Review ‘Satanic Rites of Dracula’


In a previous Retro Review I covered the Hammer flick Dracula AD 1972, so I feel it is appropriate to now look at its follow up. In 1973, Peter Cushing reunited with Sir… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Dracula’s Daughter’


When it comes to the sequels spawned from the original Universal Monster films, everyone is always quick to bring up the Bride of Frankenstein. And while Bride is an absolute masterpiece of the… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Dracula A.D. 1972’


Hammer may have put themselves on the map by taking the proverbial classical gothic horror baton from Universal and running with it. But come the late 60’s and into the early 70’s the… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘House of Frankenstein’


Nowadays Marvel gets all the credit for creating a franchise of interlocking films to form a cinematic universe. But sadly often overlooked is the fact that the Universal Monsters franchise beat the superheroes… Continue reading

‘The Legend of the Seven Golden Vampire’ Retro Review


In the early 1970’s the Gods of Cult Films smiled upon moviegoers the world over when; Hammer Studios, the dominant studio behind the great gothic horror films of the era, collaborated with the… Continue reading

The History of Dracula on Film: Part 3


As covered in the previous segments of this series (available here and here) Universal Studios, under the management of Carl Laemmle and his family, brought the first official adaptation of Dracula to cinema with great… Continue reading