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DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #24: THE LYONS IN PARIS [1955]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #24: THE LYONS IN PARIS [1955]

★★★½☆

  UK AKA THE LYONS ABROAD, MR. AND MRS. IN PAREE AVAILABLE ON DVD RUNNING TIME: 81 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic Due to the sad obsurity [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #23: RACE FOR LIFE [1954]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #23: RACE FOR LIFE [1954]

  UK AKA THE MASK OF DUST [1954] AVAILABLE ON R1 DVD RUNNING TIME: 79 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Former world class Formula One racing [read on…]

Tostadora Danny Trejo Machete T-Shirt Review Plus Win a T-Shirt Design of Your Choice!

Tostadora Danny Trejo Machete T-Shirt Review Plus Win a T-Shirt Design of Your Choice!

The internet is awash with t-shirts, a staple garment in most people’s wardrobes, and as film fans, we often love to share our passion for cinema by sporting movie themed [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #22: THE MEN OF SHERWOOD FOREST [1954]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #22: THE MEN OF SHERWOOD FOREST [1954]

★★★½☆

  UK AVAILABLE ON R2 DVD [Germany] RUNNING TIME: 77 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   In 12th Century England, King Richard is being held to ransom [read on…]

Top 5 Keanu Reeves Films

Top 5 Keanu Reeves Films

Keanu Reeves is one of those actors you can’t help but like and enjoy watching on-screen. His dedication to his movies, particularly when training for combat scenes, is always admirable. [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #21: THE DEADLY GAME [1954]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #21: THE DEADLY GAME [1954]

★★☆☆☆

UK AVAILABLE ON R1 DVD RUNNING TIME: 70 min REVIEWED BY:Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   While holidaying in Spain, American songwriter Phillip Graham by chance runs into old wartime [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #20: PAID TO KILL [1954]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #20: PAID TO KILL [1954]

★★★½☆

  UK AKA FIVE DAYS AVAILABLE ON R1 DVD RUNNING TIME: 86 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   American James Nevill is the president of Amalgamated Industries. [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #19: THE UNHOLY FOUR [1954]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #19: THE UNHOLY FOUR [1954]

★★½☆☆

  UK AKA THE STRANGER CAME HOME AVAILABLE ON R1 DVD RUNNING TIME: 80 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Four years ago, Phillip Vickers, on holiday [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #18: LIFE WITH THE LYONS [1954]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #18: LIFE WITH THE LYONS [1954]

★★★½☆

  UK AVAILABLE ON DVD RUNNING TIME: 81 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   The Lyons are moving into a luxurious new home in London, but their [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #17: HEATWAVE [1954]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #17: HEATWAVE [1954]

★★★½☆

  UK AKA THE HOUSE ACROSS THE LAKE AVAILABLE ON R1 DVD RUNNING TIME: 68 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   American pulp novelist Mark Kendrick takes [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #16: THE BLACK GLOVE [1954]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #16: THE BLACK GLOVE [1954]

★★½☆☆

  UK 1954 AKA FACE THE MUSIC AVAILABLE ON R1 DVD RUNNING TIME: 84 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Famous American trumpet player James ‘Brad’ Bradley [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #15: BLACKOUT [1954]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #15: BLACKOUT [1954]

★★★½☆

  UK AKA MURDER BY PROXY AVAILABLE ON R1 DVD RUNNING TIME: 87 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Down and out American Casey Morrow is drunk [read on…]

Death Scene of the Month: The Raid 2, Prakoso fights to the bitter end

Death Scene of the Month: The Raid 2, Prakoso fights to the bitter end

The Raid 1 and 2 director Gareth Evans decided, and rightfully so, to bring back actor Yayan Ruhian for the sequel. Now, anyone who saw the stunning original film will [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #14: TERROR STREET [1953]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #14: TERROR STREET [1953]

★★★½☆

  UK AKA 36 HOURS AVAILABLE ON DVD RUNNING TIME: 84 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   American pilot Bill Rogers takes an unauthorized hop to England [read on…]

Sex In Horror Cinema

Sex In Horror Cinema

Sex. We all do it. It’s everywhere we look: in advertising, television, magazines and movies. More and more, we’re seeing sex featured in horror movies but more often than not, [read on…]

DEATH OF THE MONTH: ON HER MAJESTY'S SECRET SERVICE [1969] - We Have All The Time In The World

DEATH OF THE MONTH: ON HER MAJESTY’S SECRET SERVICE [1969] – We Have All The Time In The World

I know it has only been two months since the last 007 ‘Death Of The Month’ [what can I say, I’m a huge fan], but I almost posted this particular [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #13: THE SAINT'S RETURN [1953]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #13: THE SAINT’S RETURN [1953]

★★★☆☆

  UK AKA THE SAINT’S GIRL FRIDAY AVAILABLE TO VIEW LEGALLY ON YOUTUBE RUNNING TIME: 64 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Two men are chasing a [read on…]