THE COMPLEX (2020) Directed by Paul Raschid Written by Lynn Renee Maxcy (The Handmaid’s Tale TV Series) Have you ever watched a movie and thought “I’d do something different” than what a character chooses to […]

HCF Reviews

VIRUS [1980]

AKA FUKKATSU NO HAI, DAY OF RESURRECTION JAPAN  AVAILABLE ON DVD RUNNING TIME: 155 mins, 108 mins [export version], 94 mins [US TV version] REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera   American geneticist Dr. Meyer accidentally creates […]

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Verotika (2019)

Verotika is the cinematic debut of punk rock legend Glenn Danzig. With his anthology film, Danzig comes full circle; from his music, most noticeably with the Misfits, being massively influenced by old school horror, he […]

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AKA CHI SEI? [WHO ARE YOU?], THE DEVIL WITHIN HER ITALY AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY from ARROW VIDEO RUNNING TIME: 108 mins/98 mins REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Jessica Barrett runs away from […]

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The Platform (2019)

THE PLATFORM Directed by Galder Gaztelu-Urrutia There couldn’t be a more apt time for this Spanish sci-fi/ thriller to reach streaming services. As people angrily fight for food or loo-roll in a supermarket near you, […]

Firts Love


Available now on Blu-ray and VOD The films of Takashi Miike can be rather… eclectic. In recent years his output has included several manga adaptions and kids TV shows after all. But here he goes […]

Found Footage

CASE 347 (2020)

UK Release Date – TBC When discussing something like the UFO sighting movie Phoenix Forgotten I asked the question; why is the found footage format usually used to depict the supernatural genre? Budgetary concerns? Or […]