Review Archive: H


Kev reviews another paltry effort from South Korea. While its premise is a good one, its executuion is dire. Still for those interested in this little serial killer thriller then come on in. Available to own on DVD now, courtesy of Tartan

H.R. Pufnstuf: The Complete Series

Noel Megahey revives childhood memories reviewing the UK Region 0 release of Sid & Marty Krofft's live-action cartoon series from 1969. Jimmy tries to escape from Living Island with the help of a friendly dragon, to keep his golden flute from clutches of an evil witch. The 3-disc DVD contains every episode and some extra features.

Haibane Renmei (Volume 1: New Feathers)

Bex has reviewed the R2 DVD of Haibane Renmei (Volume 1: New Feathers) by MVM. Only just released on Monday, the four episodes on this initial disc establish the existence of 'haibane', girls with with vestigial ash-grey wings and halos forged fresh the day they arrive in a mysterious walled city, lacking any recollection of their previous lives.

Haibane Renmei (Volume 2: Wings of Sorrow)

Bex has reviewed this week's R2 release of Haibane Renmei (Volume 2: Wings of Sorrow) by MVM. Rakka begins to discover a darker side to her existence amongst the angel-like Haibane, and her bond with Reki strengthens in the wake of the first real loss since her rebirth.

Haibane Renmei (Volume 3: Free Bird)

Bex has reviewed yesterday's R2 release of Haibane Renmei (Volume 3: Free Bird) by MVM. When the consequences of Rakka's depression create a crisis for the Haibane, Reki is forced to examine her own dark past.

Haibane Renmei (Volume 4: Day of Flight)

Bex rounds out her coverage of the superb anime series Haibane Renmei with MVM's upcoming R2 release of the fourth and final volume, 'Day of Flight'.

Hail the Conquering Hero

Anthony Nield reviews the sixth disc in Universal's Region 2 Written and Directed by Preston Sturges, also available as a stand alone release.

La Haine: 10th Anniversary Special Edition

Made in 1994, "La Haine" has taken its place as a modern masterpiece of French cinema, and one of the best crime dramas of recent memory. Due for a release in "Special Edition" form, D.J. Nock reviews its best disc to date, available from all good retailers on the 27th September.

La Haine: Ultimate Edition

Gary Couzens has reviewed the Region 2 release of the Ultimate Edition of La Haine, released over three discs by Optimum.

Hairdresser's Husband

Patrice Leconte's tale of a wish fulfilled shows his mastery of intimate games and secret eroticism. John reviews the Severin disc

The Hairdresser's Husband

Second Sight has released three films by the acclaimed French director Patrice Leconte on R2 DVD. In the first of three reviews, Nat Tunbridge looks at the highly acclaimed 'The Hairdresser's Husband'.

Half Moon

The latest film from the Iranian director of A Time For Drunken Horses and Turtles Can Fly is another surreal journey through the Kurdistan borders of Iran and Iraq. Noel Megahey reviews the UK DVD release from ICA.

Half Nelson

Teacher's on crack in Half Nelson, featuring an Oscar-nominated performance from Ryan Gosling. Gary Couzens reviews the UK Region 0 release from Axiom.

The Hallelujah Trail

Eamonn McCusker has reviewed the Region 2 release of The Hallelujah Trail. Only the performances of Lee Remick and Burt Lancaster could stop this being turned into a shiny, silver ashtray.

The Halliday Brand (MGM LE Collection)

A nifty little western starring Ward Bond and Joseph Cotten as feuding father and son is out now in MGM's MOD line

Halloween (2007, Unrated)

Michael Mackenzie reviews Rob Zombie's remake of Halloween, presented here in its unrated form in a 2-disc set, and wonders how to get two hours of his life back.

Halloween 25th Anniversary SE

Mike Sutton has reviewed the Anchor Bay R2 release of Halloween: 25th Anniversary Edition. One of the best films ever made has received a very good transfer and some fascinating bonus features. The DVD is released on the 27th October 2003.

Halloween 4

Mark Davis has reviewed the Region 2 release of Halloween 4. Anchor Bay are certainly starting to ch...

Halloween 5

Mark Davis has reviewed the Region 2 release of Halloween 5. The Halloween franchise kept rolling on...

Halloween II

Rob Zombie's anonymous sequel to his own flawed but interesting remake of the Carpenter original gets the Region 2 treatment.

The Hamiltons

And you thought Neil and Christine were strange...

Hamlet / Die Filmprimadonna

In reality, Hamlet was a woman!

Hammer Horror Originals

Eamonn McCusker has reviewed the Region 2 release of Hammer Horror Originals. Halloween is officially over but Hammer lives on in a box set from Warner Home Video containing their three classic late-50s horror movies - Frankenstein, Dracula and The Mummy.

Hammer House Of Horror

Eamonn McCusker has reviewed the Region 2 release of Hammer House Of Horror. It's early on 31 October and who better to provide Halloween scares than the British masters of horror - Hammer. It may not be the late-50's horror classics but the 1980 television series is still very fondly remembered.

Hammers Over the Anvil

In the first of two reviews of films by Celia director Ann Turner, Gary Couzens looks at her 1993 drama Hammers Over the Anvil, also known as That Film with Russell Crowe nude on horseback...

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