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HammerFANatic
12-11-2000, 06:31 PM
CK, I'd say that both of the film mentioned do have that Hammer feel to them. Check both out, I doubt you'll be disappointed. http://www.horrordvds.com/forum/biggrin.gif

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Mark Relford
12-12-2000, 03:32 AM
CK, Horror Express is worth checking out! I was also thinking about getting the Vampyres DVD. (It looks saucy!) Hope these reviews help you out-

Horror Express DVD
http://www.horrordvds.com/reviews/a-m/hexpress/index.html
http://www.mondo-digital.com/horrorexpress.html

Vampyres
http://www.mondo-digital.com/vampyres.html

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Mark Relford
12-12-2000, 04:06 PM
Great quote, CK! Makes me want to see the movie even more. http://www.horrordvds.com/forum/biggrin.gif
Another movie that oozes Hammer is The Company of Wolves. With it's dream like imagery, incredible atmosphere, and terrific set design, it could almost pass off as a latter day Hammer movie. Too bad it's not on DVD yet!

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mutleyhyde
12-12-2000, 10:00 PM
Uhh, okay... Vampyres is definitely now on my list! Porn with fangs - I love it!

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maniacjack
12-13-2000, 10:56 AM
www.dvdmaniacs.net (http://www.dvdmaniacs.net) has two different reviews for Horror Express. Apparently two different companies have released that film onto DVD.

DVD Connoisseur
12-19-2000, 06:05 PM
I watched Horror Express on television as a child and found it a frightening experience. It's well worth a viewing. I remember the music being chilling and the effects were great (for the time). Vampyres is a movie I bought on VHS in the UK some time ago - I believe the version I bought was cut. I'd recommend it to any Hammer fan as it's definitely in the same vein (no pun intended!)