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DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #6: MAN BAIT [1952]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #6: MAN BAIT [1952]

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HCF REWIND NO. 253: MAN BAIT AKA THE LAST PAGE [UK 1952] AVAILABLE ON R1 DVD RUNNING TIME: 84 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   John Harman [read on...]

Seven Reasons Why Most Horror Directors Aren’t Reaching Crowdfunding Goals

Seven Reasons Why Most Horror Directors Aren’t Reaching Crowdfunding Goals

Article by Jeff C. Stevenson They each turned to crowdfunding for their film projects. But neither Joe Dante (“Burying The Ex”) nor Stuart Gordon (“Nevermore”) reached their goals. And it [read on...]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #5: DICK BARTON STRIKES BACK [1949]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #5: DICK BARTON STRIKES BACK [1949]

★★★½☆

HCF REWIND NO. 245: DICK BARTON STRIKES BACK [UK 1949] AVAILABLE ON DVD RUNNING TIME: 74 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Arms dealer Fouracada arrives in [read on...]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #4: DICK BARTON AT BAY [1950]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #4: DICK BARTON AT BAY [1950]

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HCF REWIND NO. 243: DICK BARTON AT BAY [UK 1950] AVAILABLE ON DVD RUNNING TIME: 68 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   An undercover agent is being [read on...]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #3: DICK BARTON: SPECIAL AGENT [1948]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #3: DICK BARTON: SPECIAL AGENT [1948]

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HCF REWIND NO. 229: DICK BARTON: SPECIAL AGENT [UK 1948] AVAILABLE ON DVD RUNNING TIME: 70 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Super agent Dick Barton heads [read on...]

DEATH OF THE MONTH: EDWARD SCISSORHANDS [1990] - Vincent Price's Final On-Screen Moment

DEATH OF THE MONTH: EDWARD SCISSORHANDS [1990] – Vincent Price’s Final On-Screen Moment

Most of the Deaths Of The Month we have on HCF are either gruesome, blackly amusing or examples of great film-making, perhaps because those sorts of on-screen deaths are easier [read on...]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #2: SONG OF FREEDOM [1936]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #2: SONG OF FREEDOM [1936]

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HCF REWIND NO. 225: SONG OF FREEDOM [UK 1936] AVAILABLE ON DVD RUNNING TIME: 80 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   John Zinga is a British-born black man [read on...]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #1: THE MYSTERY OF THE MARIE CELESTE [1935]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #1: THE MYSTERY OF THE MARIE CELESTE [1935]

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HCF REWIND NO. 227: THE MYSTERY OF THE MARIE CELESTE AKA PHANTOM SHIP [UK 1935] AVAILABLE ON DVD RUNNING TIME: 80 min [version lost], 62 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, [read on...]

DEATH OF THE MONTH: ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST [1969] - Shooting of the Boy

DEATH OF THE MONTH: ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST [1969] – Shooting of the Boy

The killing of a child still seems to be borderline-taboo in cinema, at least of the commercial kind, and when it does occur it’s usually off-screen. This is nothing new [read on...]