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Film Review: The Icons of Suspense: Hammer Films (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: Hammer Films made their name with monsters and vampires, but this third complication from Columbia Pictures – all new to DVD – proves they could frighten you without them. Topping the set is the uncut version of the futuristic classic THESE ARE THE DAMNED, directed by the legendary Joseph Losey. Peter Cushing and Andre Morell match wits in CASH …

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Film Review: The Box (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: Norma and Arthur Lewis, a suburban couple with a young child, receive a simple wooden box as a gift, which bears fatal and irrevocable consequences. A mysterious stranger, delivers the message that the box promises to bestow upon its owner $1 million with the press of a button. But, pressing this button will simultaneously cause the death of another …

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Film Review: The Crazies (1973)

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SYNOPSIS: When a government plane laden with biological weapons crashes in a small Pennsylvania town in this George Romero film, its deadly cargo seeps into the water supply — and anyone who drinks the water becomes stark, raving mad. David (Will McMillan), a firefighter, and his wife, Judy (Lane Carroll), are two of a very few left unscathed. To save …

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Film Review: No Time for Fear (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: Celine is a young woman who has a whole lot of problems. One of Celine’s problems is with her younger brother Nate who is emotionally unstable, really extremely unstable. Jake is Celine’s boyfriend who creates yet more problems between his disrespect for Nate and his jealousy over the couples shared friends Derrick and Rachel. It is only after the …

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Film Review: The Tunnel (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Natasha is a journalist who is searching for a big story and she finds just that when she starts investigating an abandoned project by the city of Sydney. It appears that the city was attempting to use the abandoned train tunnels under the city to build water recycling plants in order to solve the cities water crisis. After viewing …

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Film Review: The Crypt (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: In this chilling thriller, six friends descend into underground crypts to steal jewelry and other valuables from the Depression-era remains. But they soon discover that the dead won’t give up their treasures without a gruesome fight. Trapped in the deep dark catacombs, the six struggle to stay alive among the dead and find a way out of their living …

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Film Review: Salon Kitty (1976)

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SYNOPSIS: Kitty runs a brothel in Nazi Germany where the soldiers come to “relax”. Recording devices have been installed in each room by a power hungry army official who plans to use the information to blackmail Hitler and gain power himself. A girl named Margherita discovers the little ploy and with Kitty’s help plans to take on the dangerous task …

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Film Review: Sensored (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: A children’s book illustrator inhabits a twilight world of shifting reality and illusion, where cruelty and rampant evil do battle with his better instincts, and sanity is a question of perception. REVIEW: Director – Ryan Todd Starring – Robert Picardo, Sarah Knowlton, Brian Rife Boy, they say that all of the great artists are tortured souls but holy cow, …

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Film Review: The Canyon (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: A back country excursion deep into the Grand Canyon wilderness is a honeymoon come true for city slickers Nick (Eion Bailey) and Lori (Yvonne Strahovski) until a viper bite debilitates their grizzled old guide (Will Patton), leaving the couple leaderless and utterly lost. Now the pair are in a fight for their lives against starvation, treacherous weather, ravenous wolves …

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