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DOC'S 'PROBABLY CONTROVERSIAL' RUNDOWN OF FILMS RELEASED IN THE UK IN 2015, WORST TO BEST - PART TEN, 10 - 1

DOC’S ‘PROBABLY CONTROVERSIAL’ RUNDOWN OF FILMS RELEASED IN THE UK IN 2015, WORST TO BEST – PART TEN, 10 – 1

      10/ SHAUN THE SHEEP Though it seems to be a minority opinion, I feel that Aardmann slipped a bit with their last feature Pirates! In An Adventure [read on…]

DOC’S ‘PROBABLY CONTROVERSIAL’ RUNDOWN OF FILMS RELEASED IN THE UK IN 2015, WORST TO BEST - PART NINE, 20 - 11

DOC’S ‘PROBABLY CONTROVERSIAL’ RUNDOWN OF FILMS RELEASED IN THE UK IN 2015, WORST TO BEST – PART NINE, 20 – 11

      20/ THE WATER DIVINER I can certainly understand the complaints about the Turks in the film being just portrayed as victims, but Russell Crowe showed immense assurance [read on…]

DOC’S ‘PROBABLY CONTROVERSIAL’ RUNDOWN OF FILMS RELEASED IN THE UK IN 2015, WORST TO BEST - PART EIGHT, 30 - 21

DOC’S ‘PROBABLY CONTROVERSIAL’ RUNDOWN OF FILMS RELEASED IN THE UK IN 2015, WORST TO BEST – PART EIGHT, 30 – 21

      30/ JURASSIC WORLD Any Jurassic Park film is extremely restricted by the fact that it can’t really be about much more than genetically bred dinosaurs running around [read on…]

DOC’S ‘PROBABLY CONTROVERSIAL’ RUNDOWN OF FILMS RELEASED IN THE UK IN 2015, WORST TO BEST - PART SEVEN, 40 - 31

DOC’S ‘PROBABLY CONTROVERSIAL’ RUNDOWN OF FILMS RELEASED IN THE UK IN 2015, WORST TO BEST – PART SEVEN, 40 – 31

      40/ CHAPPIE Though providing further evidence that Neill Blomkamp is probably destined to be one of those filmmakers who will never be able to top his first [read on…]

DOC’S ‘PROBABLY CONTROVERSIAL’ RUNDOWN OF FILMS RELEASED IN THE UK IN 2015, WORST TO BEST - PART SIX, 50 - 41

DOC’S ‘PROBABLY CONTROVERSIAL’ RUNDOWN OF FILMS RELEASED IN THE UK IN 2015, WORST TO BEST – PART SIX, 50 – 41

    50/ NO ESCAPE Though perhaps overshadowed by Pierce Brosnan always turning up when his character was needed, Owen Wilson proved himself in a serious role far away from [read on…]

My Geek Box Battle Review [#MyGeekBox December 2015]

My Geek Box Battle Review [#MyGeekBox December 2015]

If you’re an entertainment fan, then you’ll probably enjoy or collect the merchandise that comes with it. Whether you’re hooked on a television series, collect comics,  game all night long [read on…]

DOC’S ‘PROBABLY CONTROVERSIAL’ RUNDOWN OF FILMS RELEASED IN THE UK IN 2015, WORST TO BEST - PART FIVE, 60 - 51

DOC’S ‘PROBABLY CONTROVERSIAL’ RUNDOWN OF FILMS RELEASED IN THE UK IN 2015, WORST TO BEST – PART FIVE, 60 – 51

      60/ SELF/LESS Watching Seconds not that long after made me realise how inferior this virtual remake really was, though it was certainly an entertaining cinema watch at [read on…]

DOC’S ‘PROBABLY CONTROVERSIAL’ RUNDOWN OF FILMS RELEASED IN THE UK IN 2015, WORST TO BEST - PART FOUR, 70 – 61

DOC’S ‘PROBABLY CONTROVERSIAL’ RUNDOWN OF FILMS RELEASED IN THE UK IN 2015, WORST TO BEST – PART FOUR, 70 – 61

    60/ MR HOLMES Much praised, this Sherlock Holmes fan expected to love this effort, but ended up being rather disappointed by an overly depressing and simplistic film which [read on…]

DOC’S ‘PROBABLY CONTROVERSIAL’ RUNDOWN OF FILMS RELEASED IN THE UK IN 2015, WORST TO BEST - PART THREE, 80 - 71

DOC’S ‘PROBABLY CONTROVERSIAL’ RUNDOWN OF FILMS RELEASED IN THE UK IN 2015, WORST TO BEST – PART THREE, 80 – 71

    80/ PARANORMAL ACTIVITY: THE GHOST DIMENSION So here we have the film that was supposed to provide all the answers, but which actually hardly answers anything at all, [read on…]

DOC'S 'PROBABLY CONTROVERSIAL' RUNDOWN OF FILMS RELEASED IN THE UK IN 2015, WORST TO BEST - PART TWO,  90 – 81

DOC’S ‘PROBABLY CONTROVERSIAL’ RUNDOWN OF FILMS RELEASED IN THE UK IN 2015, WORST TO BEST – PART TWO, 90 – 81

  90/ PIXELS With such a great ideat at its core, Pixels couldn’t fail to be at least a bit entertaining, and indeed some of the action scenes of video [read on…]

DOC'S 'PROBABLY CONTROVERSIAL' RUNDOWN OF FILMS RELEASED IN THE UK IN 2015, WORST TO BEST - PART ONE, 103 - 91

DOC’S ‘PROBABLY CONTROVERSIAL’ RUNDOWN OF FILMS RELEASED IN THE UK IN 2015, WORST TO BEST – PART ONE, 103 – 91

  So instead of my usual Top Twenty and Bottom Ten, I decided to do something different this year, something that could be more fun. I watched a ridiculous number [read on…]

STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS [2015]: The HCF Alternative Review  [minor spoilers]

STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS [2015]: The HCF Alternative Review [minor spoilers]

Approximately thirty years after the destruction of the second Death Star, Luke Skywalker, the last Jedi, has disappeared. The First Order has risen from the remains of the fallen Galactic [read on…]

10 Must-Read Books of 2015

10 Must-Read Books of 2015

2015 has been a great year for books and I usually add the best to my HCF gift guide every Christmas. This year I had too many favourites that it [read on…]