Monday, August 27, 2012

Life After Quatermass: Hammer Films' '60s Science Fiction - Mark Cole

"So far, however, Hammer has announced no plans to explore another important part of its legacy (although one unfamiliar to many of their fans): science fiction. Hammer's SF films of the '50s—inspired by the legendary Quatermass serials—were the company's first venture into horror. Not only did their success encourage Hammer to make its first Gothics, but they played a pivotal role in the development of British SF cinema over the next decade." 4 out of 5