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Studying Hammer Horror$
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Victoria Walden

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9781906733322

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: February 2021

DOI: 10.3828/liverpool/9781906733322.001.0001

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Hammer Rises from the Grave

Hammer Rises from the Grave

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(p.121) Chapter 8: Hammer Rises from the Grave
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Studying Hammer Horror
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Victoria Grace Walden

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Liverpool University Press
DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781906733322.003.0009

This chapter explores how a Hammer film looks like in the twenty-first century. In an article in Empire magazine, new Hammer CEO Simon Oakes states that Let Me In (2010) is the first new Hammer release. However, the film, a US-set remake of the Swedish film Let the Right One In (2008), was not Hammer's first twenty-first century production. In 2008, the studio released the web series Beyond the Rave via MySpace in a conscious attempt to reach the new internet-savvy youth market. The project was somewhat experimental, and released long before online distributors such as Netflix and Amazon began producing material exclusively for their streaming platforms. The production seems to have been airbrushed from history — a search for it on the official Hammer website produces no results. The chapter then looks at James Watkins's The Woman in Black (2012).

Keywords:   Hammer film, Simon Oakes, Let Me In, Beyond the Rave, youth market, The Woman in Black

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