HCF Reviews

BULLET BALLET (1998)

Available now on Blu-ray and on VOD from Arrow Films One day I hope to enjoy life with even a small amount of the insane energy found in the 16mm films of Shinya Tsukamoto. Which […]

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TOKYO FIST (1995)

Available now from Third Window Films and on VOD One day I hope to enjoy life with even a small amount of the insane energy found in the 16mm films of Shinya Tsukamoto. There’s no […]

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SILENCIO (2018)

UK Release Date – TBC Stories about strange meteorites usually come in one or two flavours; the kind with cosmic horror or the schlock filled variety. Lorena Villarrea’s sci-fi drama on the other hand has […]

Crime

WEST OF SUNSHINE (2017)

Now Available on VOD West of Sunshine is an independent drama from Australia about deadbeat dads and children who aren’t getting the right sort of attention from their parents. The sort of thing that sadly […]

Drama

RED ROVER (2018)

UK Release Date – TBC For some the potential of a mission to Mars is a pipe-dream or a diversion from problems here on planet Earth. For others it’s a prime example of the ambition […]

Crime

THE BEAST (2019)

Available now on VOD A lot of the South Korean thrillers that receive mainstream attention overseas might be considered eccentric or darkly comedic, but there is another side to this coin as Jung Ho-Lee’s crime […]

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EVIL LITTLE THINGS (2019)

Now Available on DVD In any artistic endeavour, film-making or otherwise, there’s an old saying ‘always steal from the best.’ Of course this isn’t enough to guarantee the quality of the final project but a […]

HCF Reviews

STOMACH (2019)

UK Release Date – TBC With a strange title and a striking poster Alex Visani’s Stomach promises a lot. Both suggest all kinds of body horror imagery and subconscious desires. Does it ever deliver on […]

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HI-DEATH (2018)

UK Release Date – TBC I love to see a horror anthology, it’s one of my favourite things. Then again on the other hand I don’t like to see films that use mobile apps and […]

Firts Love
Crime

FIRST LOVE (2019)

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 […]

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HELLMINGTON (2018)

UK Release Date – TBC High-school girls going missing under suspicious circumstances, cryptic final words from dying fathers, and children tragically being by killed by house fires. What’s it all about you ask? Well some […]