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Film Review: Dead End Road (2004)

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SYNOPSIS: Detective Burt Williams has been pursuing the infamous “Poe killer” for many years. He reluctantly steps down from the case and retires after getting nowhere. Burt’s daughter Kris Williams, who works for the FBI, along with her partner Sean Michael’s take over the case. For the next few months the “Poe Killer” continues his killing spree. Finally Kris discovers …

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Film Review: Dead Tone (Aka “7venty 5ive) (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: A seemingly innocuous pastime involving fun-loving collegians and prank phone calls turns into a lethal cat-and-mouse game in this blood-drenched fright feast starring Rutger Hauer and Brian Hooks. While vacationing at a secluded mansion after finals, a group of university students dials random telephone numbers and tries to unnerve the person on the other end. But their fun is …

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Film Review: Dead Wood (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: An inexorable force wants four friends dead and is bent on revealing numerous foreboding omens to let them know. Their wilderness weekend camping trip is about to get even creepier when they meet Ketsy (Nina Kwok), who suddenly appears. Co-starring Fergus March, Emily Juniper, John Samuel Worsey and Rebecca Craven, this well-crafted, special effects-filled British horror movie rises above …

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Film Review: Diary of a Bad Lad (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: A film about frustrated filmmaker Barry Licks attempts to make a documentary about a businessman, who he believes is involved in property rackets, prostitution, p*rnography, and the importation of recreational drugs. For security reasons Barry never uses his real name, and calls him Ray Topham. Barry recruits a team of young wannabees. Their quest leads them to two of …

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Film Review: Death Race 2 (aka Death Race: Frankenstein Lives) (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: An origin story for convicted cop killer Frankenstein. REVIEW: Death Race is a pretty cool franchise that presents itself as a true guys kind of action, crime film. The first one was of course balls out with Jason Statham taking the helm, though this round it looks like they have Luke Goss pulling the punches as Carl ‘Luke’ Lucas. …

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Film Review: The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951)

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SYNOPSIS: “An alien named Klaatu, with his mighty robot Gort, land their spacecraft on Cold War-era Earth just after the end of World War Two. They bring an important message to the planet that Klaatu wishes to tell to representatives of all nations. However, communication turns out to be difficult so, after learning something about the natives, Klaatu decides on …

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Film Review: The Forbin Project (1970)

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SYNOPSIS: “Forbin is the designer of an incredibly sophisticated computer that will run all of America’s nuclear defenses. Shortly after being turned on, it detects the existence of Guardian, the Soviet counterpart, previously unknown to US planners. Both computers insist that they be linked, and after taking safeguards to preserve confidential material, each side agrees to allow it. As soon …

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Film Review: Long Time Dead (2002)

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SYNOPSIS: A group of college students play with an Ouija board in an attempt to connect to the spiritual realm. Unfortunately, the drunken participants actually succeed in contacting a spirit that spells out the words “all die” on the board. Spooked, the students immediately close up the board, bringing the demonic spirit into their world. Soon enough, members of the …

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