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HAWK THE SLAYER (1980) - On Blu-Ray Now

HAWK THE SLAYER (1980) – On Blu-Ray Now

★★★☆☆

HAWK THE SLAYER (1980) Directed by Terry Marcel Available on Blu-Ray People live in fear at the hands of the evil Voltan who’s been murdering men, women and children throughout [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #22: THE MEN OF SHERWOOD FOREST [1954]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #22: THE MEN OF SHERWOOD FOREST [1954]

★★★½☆

  UK AVAILABLE ON R2 DVD [Germany] RUNNING TIME: 77 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   In 12th Century England, King Richard is being held to ransom [read on…]

FELLINI SATYRICON [1969]: on Blu-ray 27th April

FELLINI SATYRICON [1969]: on Blu-ray 27th April

★★★★½

ITALY ON BLU-RAY: 27th April, from EUREKA ENTERTAINMENT’S ‘MASTERS OF CINEMA’ SERIES RUNNING TIME: 128 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   In first century Rome, student Encolpio [read on…]

EXODUS: GODS AND KINGS [2014]: in cinemas now

EXODUS: GODS AND KINGS [2014]: in cinemas now

★★★½☆

USA IN CINEMAS NOW RUNNING TIME: 150 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   1300 BC, Ancient Egypt. Moses, a general and member of the family, saves the [read on…]

THE THIEF OF BAGDAD [1924]: out now on Dual Format Blu-ray and DVD [HCF REWIND]

THE THIEF OF BAGDAD [1924]: out now on Dual Format Blu-ray and DVD [HCF REWIND]

★★★★★

HCF REWIND NO. 223: THE THIEF OF BAGDAD [USA 1924] AVAILABLE ON DUAL FORMAT BLU-RAY AND DVD: from EUREKA ENTERTAINMENT RUNNING TIME: 155 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF [read on…]

THE THIEF OF BAGHDAD [1978]  [HCF REWIND]

THE THIEF OF BAGHDAD [1978] [HCF REWIND]

★★★½☆

HCF REWIND NO. 248: THE THIEF OF BAGHDAD [UK/France 1978] AVAILABLE ON DVD [public domain] RUNNING TIME: 102 min REVIEWED BY:Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   When his father and [read on…]

THE THIEF OF BAGHDAD [1961]  [HCF REWIND]

THE THIEF OF BAGHDAD [1961] [HCF REWIND]

★★★½☆

HCF REWIND NO. 243: THE THIEF OF BAGHDAD [Italy, 1961] AVAILABLE ON DVD RUNNING TIME: 92 min/102 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic Apologies to our readers for [read on…]

 Ironclad 2: Battle For Blood, review- Released July 28th on DVD & Blu-ray

Ironclad 2: Battle For Blood, review- Released July 28th on DVD & Blu-ray

★½☆☆☆

    Ironclad 2: Battle For Blood (15) Running time: 108 minutes Director: Jonathan English Writers: Jonathan English, Stephen McDool Cast: Tom Austen, Michelle Fairley, Roxanne McKee, Danny Webb, Rosie [read on…]

THE LEGEND OF HERCULES [2014]: in cinemas now

THE LEGEND OF HERCULES [2014]: in cinemas now

★½☆☆☆

USA IN CINEMAS NOW RUNNING TIME: 109 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   In Ancient Greece, King Amphitryon invades the shores of a neighbouring kingdom and kills [read on…]

300: RISE OF AN EMPIRE [2014]: in cinemas now [short review]

300: RISE OF AN EMPIRE [2014]: in cinemas now [short review]

★★½☆☆

USA IN CINEMAS NOW RUNNING TIME: 105 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   King Darius of Persia is killed by General Themistocles of Athens during the Battle [read on…]

VIKING: THE DARKEST DAY (2013) - On DVD and Blu-Ray from 4th November 2013

VIKING: THE DARKEST DAY (2013) – On DVD and Blu-Ray from 4th November 2013

★★★★☆

VIKING: THE DARKEST DAY Directed by Chris Crow England, 793 AD – Northumbria is under seige by Norsemen, slaughtering villages and monestries in search of the Holy Gospel of Lindisfarne [read on…]