Death of the Month

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…]

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…]

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…]

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…]

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…]

DEATH OF THE MONTH: GODZILLA VS KING GHIDORAH [1991] - Godzilla blasts Shindo

DEATH OF THE MONTH: GODZILLA VS KING GHIDORAH [1991] – Godzilla blasts Shindo

Considering I’ve been ploughing through all the Godzilla films and have nearly come to an end, it’s only right that I include a Death Of The Month from one of [read on…]

Death of the Month: Robocop- Murphy's Death "Does it hurt?"

Death of the Month: Robocop- Murphy’s Death “Does it hurt?”

  OK, so yes I reviewed Jose Padilha’s Robocop remake favourably, but that doesn’t mean that it’s any better than the original, just very different. Whereas Padilha’s remake brought the [read on…]

DEATH OF THE MONTH: OPERA [1987] - Girl Forced To Watch Her Boyfriend Being Stabbed To Death

DEATH OF THE MONTH: OPERA [1987] – Girl Forced To Watch Her Boyfriend Being Stabbed To Death

Though I think I am in the minority, if I was asked to pick a favourite Dario Argento film, it would be Opera. I agree that Deep Red, Suspiria, and [read on…]

Death Scene of the Week: The Lost Boys "Death by Stereo"

Death Scene of the Week: The Lost Boys “Death by Stereo”

    Ah The Lost Boys, one of the best and most fun vampire movies of all time! Directed by Joel Schumacher in 1987, and featuring a stunning and very [read on…]

Death Scene of the Week: Commando - "Let off some steam Bennett", massive SPOILER

Death Scene of the Week: Commando – “Let off some steam Bennett”, massive SPOILER

    WARNING: If you have not seen Commando, then DO NOT read on for this will ruin the entire film!!! Ah the good old days of action movies, the [read on…]

Death Scene of the Week: In the Mouth of Madness- "Do you read Sutter Cane?"

Death Scene of the Week: In the Mouth of Madness- “Do you read Sutter Cane?”

    John Carpenter’s In The Mouth of Madness is a classic horror film which, for some god forsaken reason, is yet to receive a proper region 2 release here [read on…]