Saturday, October 13, 2012
When confusion descended on Hammer
They tried an infusion of "glamour"
But they blew it with crudity
And gratuitous nudity
An intrusion on proper film grammar.
According to Mr.Cairns, "Violence was the distinguishing trait of Hammer horror, sex was their downfall." Read more from David at his blog Shadowplay, and his weekly film column, The Forgotten.