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Pernicious (2014)

PERNICIOUS Directed by James Cullen Bressack [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j9lZ_Er-Wjg[/youtube] We all know that feeling after a night out. Your head’s sore, you’ve blacked out and (on top of the corpses in the basement smelling) your unnerving gold […]

HCF Reviews

Marshland

MARSHLAND (2015) Directed by Alberto Rodríguez See the score at the bottom? That’s not what I think. Instead it’s what I think you’ll think if you dig detective thrillers. If, like me, you generally don’t […]

Drama

The Gift (2015)

THE GIFT (2015) Directed by Joel Edgerton [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I3IiZU9JBuE[/youtube] While often not the easiest things to give, gifts are great to receive. Now, riding on the waves of a reliable box office, the ever-successful studio Blumhouse […]

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Brand New-U (2015)

BRAND NEW-U (2015) Directed by Simon Pummell [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=heX6svwhjW8[/youtube] We all want to be the best version of ourselves that we can. This is a simple fact that’s spawned a billion dollar industry. Around us millions […]

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Closer to God (2014)

CLOSER TO GOD  Directed by Billy Senese As with religion, horror tends to find itself at odds with the scientific pursuit. Its scepticism started in the decaying days of Shelly, continued through the mind control […]

HCF Reviews

The Redwood Massacre (2014)

THE REDWOOD MASSACRE (2014) Directed by David Ryan Keith [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R_19yZFxzms[/youtube] Before moving down south I used to live in the same part of Scotland that this movie got made. I’ve walked the same woods where […]

Comedy

Comet (2014)

COMET (2014) Directed by: Sam Esmail [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aUpQhgl9PGQ[/youtube] As noted by the movie’s protagonist (in one of his many undergrad philosophy monologues), paintings are unlike cinema in that they have no start middle or end. They just […]

Drama

Felt (2014)

FELT (2014) Directed by Jason Banker [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rr59LitGL1k[/youtube] As is standard when discussing social justice now, I’d best start by disclosing that I’m a cishet white male. Furthermore, I appreciate that this fact alone accrues me […]

Comedy

Everyone’s Going to Die (2013)

Everyone’s going to die Director: Jones [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_73daOpN5T8[/youtube] There’s more guts spilled in this movie than just about any other on this website. Only I’m not talking about the visceral and gory kind that leak out […]

Comedy

Burying the Ex (2015)

Burying the Ex Director: Joe Dante [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L8gJbE3LYNs[/youtube] Some relationships just aren’t meant to be. Try as you may, it’s not gonna work and sooner or later you just gotta put it out of its misery. […]

Genres

Cub (2014)

Cub (2014) Directed by Jonas Govaerts [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FyqbPNkkBEs[/youtube] Be prepared – that’s the Scout motto. Be prepared in both mind and body because the great outdoors are home to all kinds of threats and challenges: orienteering, finding […]

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Drama

Carrie: The Musical

Despite the titular character’s concerns, all over the world millions of people remember her name. Since the novel’s initial publication in 1974, Carrie’s gone on to inspire four films (including a remake and a dodgy […]