Home | Film Reviews (page 198)

For a List ONLY view of all Film Reviews

Film Reviews

Film Review: Beg (2010)


SYNOPSIS: Jack Fox, a burnt out detective, is being forced into early retirement, as the worst serial killer since the Boston Strangler begins a killing spree through the streets of Salem. When detective Steve Ryan moves to town with his family, Jack is torn between a life of retirement and sanity or helping rookie detective Ryan in his quest to …

Read More »

Film Review: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003)


SYNOPSIS: In an alternate Victorian Age world, a group of famous contemporary fantasy, SF and adventure characters team up on a secret mission. REVIEW: I couldn’t imagine a cooler off-beat joining up of characters. This film has always stayed within reach but never seems to escalate to a favorite. After seeing it several times, I’ve come to the conclusion that …

Read More »

Film Review: Straw Dogs (1971)


SYNOPSIS: Dustin Hoffman plays a regular American mathematician, who gets into some trouble with local bullies. He is made fun of and then his wife is raped. When they attack his home, he fights back. His outbreak of violence is extreme. Upon moving to Britain to get away from American violence, astrophysicist David Sumner and his wife Amy are bullied …

Read More »

Film Review: Wild At Heart (1990)

Wild At Heart poster 1

SYNOPSIS: “Lula’s psychopathic mother goes crazy at the thought of Lula being with Sailor, who just got free from jail. Ignoring Sailor’s probation, they set out for California. However their mother hires a killer to hunt down Sailor. Unaware of this, the two enjoy their journey and themselves being together, until they witness a young woman dying after a car …

Read More »

Film Review: Bunraku (2010)


SYNOPSIS: The story of a a young man who has spent his life searching for revenge only to find himself up against a bigger challenge than he originally bargained for. REVIEW: Director – Guy Moshe Starring – Josh Hartnett, Demi Moore, Woody Harrelson I can’t remember the comedian’s name, I believe it might have been George Carlin or Bill Cosby …

Read More »

Film Review: Territories (2010)


SYNOPSIS: Five friends return home from a marriage in Canada to the United States. Not far from the border, two customs officers stop them to check their identity. REVIEW: Director – Olivier Abbou Starring – Roc LaFortune, Sean Devine, Nicole Leroux Cripes, it’s not even safe to travel to Canada. What is this world coming to? “Territories” falls into the …

Read More »

Film Review: Duel (1971)

Duel poster 1

SYNOPSIS: “David Mann is feeling emasculated in his life, especially after a fight with his wife the evening before. While driving to a business appointment along a two-lane relatively secluded highway in the California desert, David, innocently he believes, passes an eighteen-wheel fuel truck. Later, the truck comes across him again, playing games of road chicken. David initially thinks that …

Read More »

Film Review: Zombie (1979)


SYNOPSIS: After a New York harbor patrolman is murdered at the hands of a flesh-hungry ghoul aboard an abandoned yacht, Anne (Tisa Farrow) — the daughter of the ship’s missing owner — teams with a newspaper reporter (Ian McCulloch) for a private investigation. Clues eventually lead them to a Caribbean island where the dead refuse to stay dead. A voodoo …

Read More »

Film Review: Targets (1968)

Targets poster 1

SYNOPSIS: “Peter Bogdanovich’s debut feature is a thinly disguised account of ex-marine Charles Whitman, who, after murdering his mother and his wife, armed himself with a number of rifles and handguns and on a sunny 1966 Texas morning, began a shooting spree that killed fourteen people and wounded thirty-two people. Bogdanovich’s version tells two stories concurrently, about an aging horror-film …

Read More »