Sunday, June 3, 2018

The Great Hammer-Amicus Blogathon Is Here – Day 3 Recap

Welcome to Day Three of the Great Hammer-Amicus Blogathon, hosted by Gill Jacob from Realweegiemidget Reviews and me! Today, we return with another stellar bunch of posts, including reviews, history, a word puzzle and movie-themed recipes. Be sure to tune in on Tuesday for a blogathon wrap-up.

If you missed Day 3, and still wish to participate, we’re doing a “last call” for submissions, to be included in the wrap-up post. Please drop me a line by commenting below, via email at, or reach me on Twitter (@barry_cinematic). You may also contact Gill by commenting on her post (, through her blog’s Contact Me page , or on Twitter (@realweegiemidge).

In addition to today’s links, be sure to visit the Day 1 and Day 2 recaps here and here.

Directly below, is a Hammer-inspired quiz by Thomas Hunter, The Anagram Hunter (follow him on Twitter, @Thomas_W_Hunter). Scroll to the bottom of this post for the answers.

W.B. Kelso from Micro-Brewed Reviews takes us back to a simpler time When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth (1970)

Sean Munger compares reel to real in his discussion of Rasputin: The Mad Monk (1966)

Stabford Deathrage takes his signature tangential approach to Countess Dracula (1971)

Sterling Barker from CarcinoGent’s Movie Space treats us to a film noir, Hammer- style, with Murder by Proxy (aka: Blackout) (1954)


See what’s cooking with Jenny from Silver Screen Suppers, with recipes themed to Madhouse (1974) and Scream and Scream Again (1970)

But wait... There's more! Complementing Jenny’s posts, Peter from Vincent Price Legacy UK serves up a double dose of movie facts for Madhouse (1974) and Scream and Scream Again (1970)

Kerry from Prowler Needs a Jump profiles Cinematographer/Director Freddie Francis’ esteemed career

Is it live or is it Memorex? David Cairns live-blogs his review of The Beast Must Die (1974)

Don’t forget to check out Midnite Drive-In, as our host Quiggy invites us to enjoy a double feature of The Land That Time Forgot (1975) and The People That Time Forgot (1977)


Answers to anagram: Answers: 1.) I, Monster 2.) Nightmare 3.) Hell is a City 4.) Hysteria 5.) The Damned 6.) X The Unknown 7.) Taste of Fear 8.) The Devil Rides Out 9.) Scars of Dracula 10.) The Gorgon 11.) The Brides of Dracula 12.) The Vampire Lovers 13.) Vampire Circus 14.) Countess Dracula 15.) Hands of the Ripper 16.) Fear in the Night 17.) The Vault of Horror 18.) Demons of the Mind

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