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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…]

Take Our Exclusive '20 Greatest Horror Movie Romances That Quickly Turn Ugly' Challenge!

Take Our Exclusive ’20 Greatest Horror Movie Romances That Quickly Turn Ugly’ Challenge!

To celebrate the upcoming release of HONEYMOON from Arrow Films, we’ve an exclusive ’20 Greatest Horror Movie Romances That Quickly Turn Ugly’ challenge for you guys to get involved with! [read on…]

DEATH OF THE MONTH: DON'T TORTURE A DUCKLING [1972]: Chain Whipping

DEATH OF THE MONTH: DON’T TORTURE A DUCKLING [1972]: Chain Whipping

Every now and again, a scene in a film will just totally get you, cause you to feel intense emotion of some kind. The first time I watched Don’t Torture [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #12: SPACEWAYS [1953]  [HCF REWIND]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #12: SPACEWAYS [1953] [HCF REWIND]

★★☆☆☆

  HCF REWIND NO. 264: SPACEWAYS [UK 1953] AVAILABLE ON DVD RUNNING TIME: 73 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   A close-knit group of scientists work under [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #11: FOUR SIDED TRIANGLE [1953]  [HCF REWIND]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #11: FOUR SIDED TRIANGLE [1953] [HCF REWIND]

★★★½☆

  HCF REWIND NO. 261: FOUR SIDED TRIANGLE [UK 1953] AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY AND DVD RUNNING TIME: 81 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   In a cosy [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #10: BAD BLONDE [1953]  [HCF REWIND]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #10: BAD BLONDE [1953] [HCF REWIND]

★★½☆☆

  HCF REWIND NO. 259: BAD BLONDE AKA THE FLANAGAN BOY [UK 1953] AVAILABLE ON DVD RUNNING TIME: 81 min REVIEWED DY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Small-time trainer [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #9:THE GAMBLER AND THE LADY [1952]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #9:THE GAMBLER AND THE LADY [1952]

★★★☆☆

  HCF REWIND NO. 257: THE GAMBLER AND THE LADY AKA IN THE MONEY [UK 1952] AVAILABLE ON DVD RUNNING TIME: 72 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic [read on…]