HCF Reviews

BRAINDEAD [1992]: DOC'S PICK FOR HALLOWEEN #4 [HCF REWIND]

BRAINDEAD [1992]: DOC’S PICK FOR HALLOWEEN #4 [HCF REWIND]

★★★★½

HCF REWIND NO. 259: BRAINDEAD AKA DEAD ALIVE [New Zealand 1992] AVAILABLE ON DVD AND REGION A BLU-RAY [97 min version only] RUNNING TIME: 104 min/97 min/85 min REVIEWED BY: [read on...]

THE HAUNTING [1963]: DOC'S PICK FOR HALLOWEEN #3  [HCF REWIND]

THE HAUNTING [1963]: DOC’S PICK FOR HALLOWEEN #3 [HCF REWIND]

★★★★½

HCF REWIND NO. 258: THE HAUNTING [UK 1963] AVAILABLE ON DVD AND BLU-RAY RUNNING TIME: 112 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Dr .John Markway is investigating [read on...]

THE LIVING DEAD GIRL [1982]: DOC'S PICK FOR HALLOWEEN #2  [HCF REWIND]

THE LIVING DEAD GIRL [1982]: DOC’S PICK FOR HALLOWEEN #2 [HCF REWIND]

★★★★☆

HCF REWIND NO. 257: THE LIVING DEAD GIRL AKA LA MORTE VIVANTE [France 1982] AVAILABLE ON DVD RUNNING TIME: 86 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Two [read on...]

THE DESCENT [2005]: DOC'S PICK FOR HALLOWEEN #1 [HCF REWIND]

THE DESCENT [2005]: DOC’S PICK FOR HALLOWEEN #1 [HCF REWIND]

★★★★½

HCF REWIND NO. 256: THE DESCENT [UK 2005] AVAILABLE ON DVD RUNNING TIME: 100 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic     Sarah, Beth and Juno are rafting [read on...]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #7: WINGS OF DANGER [1952]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #7: WINGS OF DANGER [1952]

★★☆☆☆

HCF REWIND NO. 254: WINGS OF DANGER [AKA DEAD ON COURSE, UK 1952] AVAILABLE ON DVD RUNNING TIME: 73 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Richard Van [read on...]

 The Babadook (2014): Review, out now in cinemas

The Babadook (2014): Review, out now in cinemas

★★★★½

    The Babadook (2014) (15) Running time: 93 minutes Director: Jennifer Kent Writer: Jennifer Kent Cast: Essie Davis, Noah Wiseman, Tim Purcell Reviewed by: Matt Wavish Coming with a [read on...]

THE BOOK OF LIFE ]2014]: in cinemas now  [short review]

THE BOOK OF LIFE ]2014]: in cinemas now [short review]

★★★★☆

USA IN CINEMAS NOW RUNNING TIME: 94 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   A busload of children visit a museum and are taken on a secret tour [read on...]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #6: MAN BAIT [1952]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #6: MAN BAIT [1952]

★★★☆☆

HCF REWIND NO. 253: MAN BAIT AKA THE LAST PAGE [UK 1952] AVAILABLE ON R1 DVD RUNNING TIME: 84 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   John Harman [read on...]

THE INCREDIBLE MELTING MAN [1977]: out now on Dual-Format Blu-ray and DVD

THE INCREDIBLE MELTING MAN [1977]: out now on Dual-Format Blu-ray and DVD

★★½☆☆

HCF REWIND NO. 252: THE INCREDIBLE MELTING MAN [US 1977] OUT NOW ON DUAL-FORMAT BLU-RAY AND DVD, from ARROW VIDEO RUNNING TIME: 84 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF [read on...]

'71 (2014) - In Cinemas Now

’71 (2014) – In Cinemas Now

★★★★½

  Gary Hook (Jack O’Connel) is a young recruit in the army. His platoon are sent into Belfast to help with the Troubles. During a raid on a house, where [read on...]