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HITCHCOCK MASTER OF SUSPENSE #47: THE BIRDS [1963]

HITCHCOCK MASTER OF SUSPENSE #47: THE BIRDS [1963]

★★★★½

USA AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY AND DVD RUNNING TIME: 119 min THE HITCHCOCK CAMEO: Leaving Davidson’s Pet Shop in San Francisco with two white terriers [Hitchcock’s own Sealyham terriers Geoffrey and [read on…]

ROLLERBALL (1975) - On Arrow Video Blu-Ray

ROLLERBALL (1975) – On Arrow Video Blu-Ray

★★★★☆

ROLLERBALL (1975) Directed by Norman Jewison Available on Arrow Video Blu-Ray from Amazon Jonathan is the world’s leading player of Rollerball – a tough-as-nails sport where players wearing skates and [read on…]

INSURGENT [2015]: in cinemas now  [short review]

INSURGENT [2015]: in cinemas now [short review]

★★★½☆

USA IN CINEMAS NOW RUNNING TIME: 119 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Following the assault on Abnegation by Jeanine’s mind-controlled Dauntless soldiers, Eric and his platoon [read on…]

THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE [1962]: on Dual Format Blu-ray and DVD now

THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE [1962]: on Dual Format Blu-ray and DVD now

★★★★½

USA AVAILABLE ON DUAL FORMAT BLU-RAY AND DVD: Now, from ARROW ACADEMY RUNNING TIME: 126 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   During the Korean War, members of [read on…]

PROJECT ALMANAC [2014]: in cinemas now [short review]

PROJECT ALMANAC [2014]: in cinemas now [short review]

★★★½☆

USA IN CINEMAS NOW RUNNING TIME: 106 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   In 2014, 17-year-old high school senior and aspiring inventor David Raskin is admitted into [read on…]

RABID [1977]: on Dual Format Blu-ray and DVD, and Blu-ray Steelbook now

RABID [1977]: on Dual Format Blu-ray and DVD, and Blu-ray Steelbook now

★★★½☆

Canada AVAILABLE ON DUAL FORMAT BLU-RAY AND STEELBOOK: NOW, from ARROW VIDEO RUNNING TIME: 91 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Rose and her boyfriend Hart survive [read on…]

BIG HERO 6 [2014]: in cinemas now [short review]

BIG HERO 6 [2014]: in cinemas now [short review]

★★★★☆

IN CINEMAS NOW RUNNING TIME: 102 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Hiro Hamada is a 14-year-old robotics genius who lives in the futuristic city of San [read on…]

JUPITER ASCENDING [2015]: in cinemas 6th Febuary

JUPITER ASCENDING [2015]: in cinemas 6th Febuary

★★★½☆

USA IN CINEMAS: 6th February RUNNING TIME: 129 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   British astronomer Maximilian meets Aleksa in the Soviet Union, but Maximilian is killed [read on…]

Ex Machina (2015) - In Cinemas Now

Ex Machina (2015) – In Cinemas Now

★★★★½

Caleb (Domhall Gleeson) works for the company behind the popular search engine Blue Book. He wins a competition to stay with the creator and owner of the company, Nathan (Oscar [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…]