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“If we saw the logo of Hammer Films we knew it would be a very special picture.” Martin Scorsese.
Chilling, thrilling and full of killing! Prepare yourself for a blood drenched sample slice of the legendary Hammer House of Horror. Collected together for the very first time are these three sinister sixties shockers accompanied by all-new exclusive special features, a bonus disc of over 100 Hammer trailers and a sixteen page collectors booklet.
THE EVIL OF FRANKENSTEIN
THE MONSTER IS BACK – AND NO ONE CAN STOP HIM!
Legendary horror icon Peter Cushing returns as the Baron in this gloriously gothic entry in Hammer’s highly successful Frankenstein series. Discovering his monster entombed in a block of ice, the Baron hatches plans for its resurrection. But to revive the brain-dead creature, he is forced to enlist the aid of an unscrupulous fairground hypnotist named Zoltan – who sees an opportunity to use the monster to exact murderous revenge against his enemies. The Baron soon finds himself fighting for control of his creature, climaxing in a shocking, fiery, battle to the death.Directed by famed Oscar winning cinematographer, Freddie Francis, THE EVIL OF FRANKENSTEIN is not only a spine-chilling throwback to the Universal Studios classic but a slice of British cult cinema guaranteed to satisfy diehard horror aficionados and thrill-seekers alike!
Shocking! Horrifying! Macabre!
“A suspenseful and smartly paced opus.” Variety
In the 1960’s, inspired by the success of PSYCHO, the legendary Hammer House of Horror produced a number of psychological thrillers scripted by screenwriter Jimmy Sangster.Sangster’s ultimate puzzle picture, PARANOIAC!, told the disturbing tale of the Ashby siblings gathering to claim their late parent’s inheritance. The appearance of a long dead brother, a decade after his apparent suicide, unearths a history of obsessive and sadomasochistic relationships… and quite possibly murder!Showcasing an early, explosive performance from Oliver Reed and boasting countless plot twists to keep horror fans guessing until the final frame, PARANOIAC! stands proudly as one of Hammer’s darkest and most sinister thrillers.But, let’s leave the final word to The New York Mirror: “Idiotically entertaining, provided, of course, that you can find entertainment in blood, gore and lunacy.”
SUPERNATURAL OR SUPER-MURDEROUS?
Janet spent her 11th birthday watching her father being stabbed to death by her insane mother. Can you imagine what a thing like that can do to a child?Now, aged 17, she suffers from nightmares so intense that her teachers fear for her sanity and decide that the best plan of action is to return her to the family home. But, the familiar surroundings only help to accentuate her night terrors.Janet fears that she is going mad – and if the disturbing visions aren’t traumatic enough, how will she survive a birthday party with a cake and a very large knife?Boasting a screenplay by Hammer psycho-thriller specialist Jimmy Sangster that, according to The Daily mail, guarantees audiences “One long scream!”NIGHTMARES is an eerie, atmospheric chiller that lays shock upon shock and twist upon twist right up to its breathless climax.
Director: Freddie Francis
Cast: David Knight; Duncan Lamont; Janette Scott; Jennie Linden; Moira Redmond; Oliver Reed; Peter Cushing; Peter Woodthorpe; Sheila Burrell