HCF Reviews

Shark! - A look back at a week of TV shark movies

Shark! – A look back at a week of TV shark movies

What is it about crappy shark films? They could have been written by a ten year old, the special effects are often the other meaning of special and the acting [read on…]

QUATERMASS (1979) TV Mini-Series aka THE QUATERMASS CONCLUSION

QUATERMASS (1979) TV Mini-Series aka THE QUATERMASS CONCLUSION

★★★½☆

QUATERMASS (1979) TV Mini-Series Also edited for for film as The Quatermass Conclusion On Blu-Ray from Amazon Professor Quatermass is invited onto a television show with Doctor Capp to discuss [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #35: THE REVENGE OF FRANKENSTEIN [1958]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #35: THE REVENGE OF FRANKENSTEIN [1958]

★★★½☆

UK AVAILABLE ON DVD RUNNING TIME: 89 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Baron Victor Frankenstein has been sentenced to death, but as he approaches the gallows, [read on…]

Dead Rising: Watchtower (Review) - Out 27th July on DVD, Blu-Ray and VOD

Dead Rising: Watchtower (Review) – Out 27th July on DVD, Blu-Ray and VOD

★★★½☆

Although you don’t seem to get many theatrical releases these days, videogame adaptations have found a new home on the straight to DVD front, with Dead Rising Watchtower being the [read on…]

DEAD SHADOWS [2012]: on DVD and On Demand 27th July

DEAD SHADOWS [2012]: on DVD and On Demand 27th July

★★★½☆

France AVAILABLE ON DVD AND ON DEMAND: 27th July RUNNING TIME: 72 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   IT technician Chris has lived in fear of the [read on…]

THE ADVENTURES OF BUCKAROO BANZAI ACROSS THE 8TH DIMENSION (1984) - On Arrow Video Blu-Ray

THE ADVENTURES OF BUCKAROO BANZAI ACROSS THE 8TH DIMENSION (1984) – On Arrow Video Blu-Ray

★★★☆☆

THE ADVENTURES OF BUCKAROO BANZAI ACROSS THE 8TH DIMENSION (1984) Directed by W.D. Richter On Blu-Ray now from Arrow Video Rockstar, surgeon, samurai, comic book hero and scientist all rolled [read on…]

Fight For Your Life (1977) (AKA Staying Alive)

Fight For Your Life (1977) (AKA Staying Alive)

★★★½☆

Fight For Your Life (1977) First (attempted)released: 1981 Director: Robert A. Endelson Current UK status: Still banned The 1970’s generated countless exploitation movies, and there were many that were offensive [read on…]

DOC'S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #34: DRACULA [1958]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #34: DRACULA [1958]

★★★★½

  UK AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY AND DVD  [BLU-RAY REGION B ONLY] RUNNING TIME: 82 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   May 3, 1885: Jonathan Harker goes to [read on…]