History, Legacy & Showmanship - Michael Coate looks back at A View to a Kill as the film turns 30 http://t.co/saUeN92aC7
Some long out of print titles from both Warner Bros. and Paramount are the focus of this week’s new releases from Warner Archive. There are some first-rate choices this week, so let’s take a look at ‘em.
Targets (1968) – Boris Karloff gave his last great performance as Byron Orlock, a fading horror star who feels irrelevant in the modern world. He comes face to face with real terror in the form of a psychotic sniper, picking off victims at random. A remarkable early film from Peter Bogdanovich.
Frankenstein And The Monster From Hell (1974) – Hammer Films’ final Frankenstein entry finds Peter Cushing continuing his experiments in an insane asylum. David Prowse, still a few years away from becoming Darth Vader, plays the Creature. [...]