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PATHS OF GLORY [1957]: on Blu-ray 19th September

PATHS OF GLORY [1957]: on Blu-ray 19th September

USA AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY: 19TH SEPTEMBER, from EUREKA ENTERTAINMENT RUNNING TIME: 88 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   World War, 1916. General Georges Broulard asks his subordinate [read on…]

FIXED BAYONETS! [1951]: on Dual Format 16th February

FIXED BAYONETS! [1951]: on Dual Format 16th February

USA AVAILABLE ON DUAL FORMAT BLU-RAY AND DVD: 16th February, from EUREKA ENTERTAINMENT RUNNING TIME: 82 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic     During the first winter [read on…]

13 HOURS: THE SECRET SOLDIERS OF BENGHAZI [2016]: in cinemas now  [short review]

13 HOURS: THE SECRET SOLDIERS OF BENGHAZI [2016]: in cinemas now [short review]

USA IN CINEMAS NOW RUNNING TIME: 144 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   In 2012, Benghazi, Libya, is named one of the most dangerous places in the [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #44: DON'T PANIC CHAPS [1959]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #44: DON’T PANIC CHAPS [1959]

  UK AVAILABLE ON DVD RUNNING TIME: 85 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Four English soldiers: Pvt. Finch, Sgt. Bolter, Pvt. Ackroyd, and their commanding officer, [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #42: YESTERDAY'S ENEMY [1959]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #42: YESTERDAY’S ENEMY [1959]

  UK AVAILABLE ON DVD RUNNINGB TIME: 95 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   The last remnants of a British Army Brigade headquarters, led by Captain Langford [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #40: TEN SECONDS TO HELL [1959]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #40: TEN SECONDS TO HELL [1959]

  UK AVAILABLE ON REGION A RUNNING TIME: 83 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   In post-war Berlin, British Major Haven recruits members of a returning German [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #33: UP THE CREEK [1958]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #33: UP THE CREEK [1958]

  UK AVAILABLE ON DVD RUNNING TIME: 83 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Despite being in the Royal Navy, Lieutenant Humphrey Fairweather spends most of his [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #32: THE CAMP ON BLOOD ISLAND [1958]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #32: THE CAMP ON BLOOD ISLAND [1958]

  UK AVAILABLE ON DVD RUNNING TIME: 81 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   It is 1945 and a prisoner-of-war camp in Malaysia is ruled in brutal [read on…]