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URUBÚ (2019) [Grimmfest 2020 Review]

URUBÚ (2019) Directed by Alejandro Ibáñez Spanish and Portuguese Language with English Subtitles Screened at Grimmfest 2020 Wildlife photographer and ornithologist Tomás travels with his family to the Amazon rainforest to take photos of the […]

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INHERITANCE (2020) Directed by Vaughn Stein After her father’s death, district attorney Lauren Monroe is dismayed to be left peanuts in comparison to her brother, William, who’s running for senator. Knowing she was never the […]


PAYBACK (2020)

PAYBACK (2020) Directed by Jesse V. Johnson Having thought each other had died during their last job, partners in crime, Sue and French, decide to do one final job for their boss Tommy – a […]



FANNY LYE D’LIVERED Written and Directed by Thomas Clay In 1657, during the Cromwellian Protectorate after the civil war, England was an oppressed place to live, in particular for women. The puritan patriarchy sees titular […]

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AUSTRALIA AVAILABLE ON DIGITAL, DVD and BLU-RAY RUNNING TIME: 136 mins REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera   1820’s Tasmania, Australia, when the British ruled. 21-year-old Irish convict Clare completes her seven-year sentence as an indentured servant […]

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Feedback (2019)

FEEDBACK (2019) Directed by Pedro C. Alonso Feedback is one of the films I missed at FrightFest last year, in favour of the frankly fantastic Extracurricular. It was also one I heard next to nothing […]

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USA AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY AND DVD RUNNING TIME: 123 mins REVIEWED BY: Dr Lenera   Charles Brubaker, Peter Wallis and John Walker comprise NASA’s first manned mission to Mars. However, seconds before the launch, the […]

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Dangerous Lies (2020)

DANGEROUS LIES Directed by Michael M. Scott Towards the start of Netflix’s latest thriller, our main character Katie (Mendes) drives through a lovely looking suburb – the sort of place Lynch or Carpenter could turn […]

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The Occupant (2020)

The Occupant Directed by David Pastor and Àlex Pastor The Occupant is a return to domestic-thriller type horrors from yesteryear, which have long since been degraded to Lifetime. I’m thinking of flicks such as The […]

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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 […]