Captain Kronos - Vampire Hunter is indeed an oddity among vampire films and in the canon of Hammer horror films. The film doesn't star either Christopher Lee or Peter Cushing, it doesn't contain the usual bloodsucking antics of vampires, and it bends if not breaks most of the rules of the horror genre... and yet somehow it works in an eccentrically brilliant fashion. The film tells the tale of a soldier, adventurer, and vampire hunter named Kronos and his strange … more
By 1974 Hammer Films was in its death throes, its films had become formulaic--boring and predictable. Their vampire films in particular were suffering from severe anemia despite copious amounts of blood being spilled, and not even the savage, arrogant charisma of Christoper Lee seemed capable of rescuing the Dracula films from certain death at the box office. It was at this point that Hammer finally decided to change its approach. Toward this end they hired Brian Clemens, best known for his work … more
Captain Kronos, TO THE RESCUE! A killer vampire hunter, hot & sexy English STUD and an expert swordsman to boot, who, with the physical & sexual assistance of the gorgeous gypsy shorty Carla and his hunchbacked homeboy, Professor Grost, scour the whole of England in search of a vampire that is draining the life out of all the pretty country girls, leaving them dead & horribly aged in the process. I bought this movie on sale and was quite pleased with my purchase. TOO BAD that there wasn't a Captain … more
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