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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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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 Takashi Miike can be quite… eclectic, and in recent years his output has included several manga adaptions and kids TV shows. But here he goes back to basics with […]

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 […]


The Hunt (2020)

This review contains mild spoilers.  The Hunt is on! It’s hard to ignore the controversy that’s surrounded Craig Zobel’s satirical, action-horror. Coming six months later than planned, and with the weight of expectations, the film […]

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UK AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY AND DVD RUNNING TIME: 100 mins REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera SPOILERS!   Michael Rogers is a chauffeur with little money, but big dreams. Foremost of these is building his dream house […]

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UK AVAILABLE ON DVD RUNNING TIME: 114 mins REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera, Official HCF Critic   Martin Durnley’s father died years ago, his mother has a new husband whom he hates, and his brother has […]

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THE ALPHA TEST (2020) Written and Directed by Aaron Mirtes Young tech intern JD wins one of his company’s android robot assistants and brings it home to live at his parents house. The home assistant, […]