HCF Reviews

THE FORGOTTEN (2014) [Grimmfest 2014 Review]

THE FORGOTTEN (2014) [Grimmfest 2014 Review]

★★★★☆

THE FORGOTTEN (2014) Directed by Oliver Frampton Screened at Grimmfest 2014 A teenage boy named Tommy is sent to live with his estranged father after his mother is taken ill. [read on…]

HITCHCOCK MASTER OF SUSPENSE #43: THE MAN WHO KNEW TOO MUCH [1956]

HITCHCOCK MASTER OF SUSPENSE #43: THE MAN WHO KNEW TOO MUCH [1956]

★★★½☆

HCF REWIND NO. 256: THE MAN WHO KNEW TOO MUCH  [US 1956] RUNNING TIME: 120 min AVAILABLE ON DVD AND BLU-RAY THE HITCHCOCK CAMEO: Watching a troupe of acrobats in [read on…]

THE IMITATION GAME [2014]: in cinemas now  [short review]

THE IMITATION GAME [2014]: in cinemas now [short review]

★★★★½

USA 2014 IN CINEMAS NOW RUNNING TIME: 114 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   The true story of Alan Turing, a brilliant mathematician and cryptographer who was [read on…]

THE RECONSTRUCTION OF WILLIAM ZERO (2014) [Grimmfest 2014 Review]

THE RECONSTRUCTION OF WILLIAM ZERO (2014) [Grimmfest 2014 Review]

★★★☆☆

THE RECONSTRUCTION OF WILLIAM ZERO (2014) Directed by Dan Bush Screened at Grimmfest 2014 A geneticist awakens from a coma unable to remember much of his life. His twin brother [read on…]

NIGHTBREED: THE DIRECTOR'S CUT [1990]: on Region A Blu-ray now  [HCF REWIND]

NIGHTBREED: THE DIRECTOR’S CUT [1990]: on Region A Blu-ray now [HCF REWIND]

★★★★½

HCF REWIND NO. 255: NIGHTBREED : THE DIRECTOR’S CUT [1990] AVAILABLE ON REGION A BLU-RAY RUNNING TIME: 120 min/ 101 min theatrical cut REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic [read on…]

LET US PREY (2014) [Grimmfest 2014 Review]

LET US PREY (2014) [Grimmfest 2014 Review]

★★★★½

LET US PREY (2014) Directed by Brian O’Malley Screened at Grimmfest 2014 Rookie cop Rachel is transfered to a small police station in a quiet Scottish town. After witnessing a [read on…]

SPIONE [1928]: on Dual Format Blu-ray and DVD 17th November  [HCF REWIND]

SPIONE [1928]: on Dual Format Blu-ray and DVD 17th November [HCF REWIND]

★★★★½

HCF REWIND NO. 254: SPIONE AKA SPIES [Germany 1928] ON DUAL FORMAT BLU-RAY AND DVD: 17th November RUNNING TIME: 145 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic     [read on…]

DIARY OF A LOST GIRL [1929]: on Dual Format Blu-ray and DVD 24th November  [HCF REWIND]

DIARY OF A LOST GIRL [1929]: on Dual Format Blu-ray and DVD 24th November [HCF REWIND]

★★★★☆

HCF REWIND NO. 253: DIARY OF A LOST GIRL AKA TAGEBUCH EINTER VERLORENEN [Germany 1929] ON DUAL FORMAT BLU-RAY AND DVD: 24th November, from EUREKA ENTERTAINMENT RUNNING TIME: 107 min [read on…]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #8: STOLEN FACE [1952]  [HCF REWIND]

DOC’S JOURNEY INTO HAMMER FILMS #8: STOLEN FACE [1952] [HCF REWIND]

★★★½☆

HCF REWIND NO: 252: STOLEN FACE [UK 1952] AVAILABLE ON DVD RUNNING TIME: 72 min REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Plastic surgeon Dr. Philip Ritter is able [read on…]

Withnail and I (1987) - Available on Blu Ray from Arrow Films

Withnail and I (1987) – Available on Blu Ray from Arrow Films

★★★★☆

Withnail and I (1987) Available on Blu Ray from Arrow Films Two unemployed actors (Richard E Grant and Paul McGann) live in London in 1969. Fed up with the damp [read on…]