Retrospective Hammer

This legendary company, founded in 1934 by jeweler and amateur vaudeville actor William Hinds ( better known by his stage name Will Hammer ), breaks through in the fifties when they start to churn out one horror film after another. Terence Fisher, Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Val Guest and many other mythical names will contribute… Continue reading Retrospective Hammer

Hommage Caroline Munro

Caroline Munro met James Bond twice (Casino Royale and The Spy Who Loved Me), played Vincent Price’s dead wife in The Abominable Dr. Phibes, was the muse of the Hammer Studios in Dracula A.D. 1972 and Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter. Caroline Munro seems to have had a ringside seat to all the cult genre films.… Continue reading Hommage Caroline Munro

Irish Focus

A country of smoky taverns where Guinness is always on tap, a country of green rain soaked rolling hills, a country of sad ballads about its eventful past, a country where Samuel Beckett is waiting for Godot, while James Joyce tries to hit on Molly Bloom and Roddy Doyle plays saxophone with the Commitments. Ireland,… Continue reading Irish Focus

Retrospective Neil Jordan

The CINEMATEK (The Belgian Royal Film Archive), a true treasure trove for any self respecting movie buff, takes advantage of its newest BIFFF neighbor to launch two retrospectives during the months of March and April. Angel (1982) The compagny of Wolves (1984) Mona Lisa (1986) The Crying Game (1992) Interview With A Vampire (1994) Michael… Continue reading Retrospective Neil Jordan

The Classic Monsters from Universal

The CINEMATEK (The Belgian Royal Film Archive), a true treasure trove for any self respecting movie buff, takes advantage of its newest BIFFF neighbor to launch two retrospectives during the months of March and April. The « Classic Monsters » from Universal Phantom of the Opera by James whale (1925) Frankenstein by James Whale (1931) Dracula by… Continue reading The Classic Monsters from Universal