Film Review: 42nd Street Forever: The Blu-ray Edition (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Synapse Films’ best-selling 42nd Street Forever series has been a favorite of grindhouse and exploitation fans around the world. This colossal best of collection combines a selection of vintage theatrical trailers from the first two volumes of the series and mixes them up with some all-new selections! Remastered in true 1080p high definition, this mind-numbing dose of classic original coming attractions will have your Blu-ray player exploding with more than three and a half … Continue reading

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Invasions Of The Body Snatchers

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In 1955 author Jack Finney published a novel entitled The Body Snatchers, first serialised in Collier’s Magazine the year before. It describes the fictional town of Santa Mira, California being invaded by seeds that have drifted to Earth from space. The seeds replace sleeping people with perfect physical duplicates grown from plantlike pods, while their human victims turn to dust. The duplicates live only five years, and they cannot sexually reproduce. Consequently, if unstopped, they … Continue reading

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Film Review: 4:44 Last Day on Earth (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: A look at how a painter and a successful actor spend their last day together before the world comes to an end. REVIEW: Recently with the wave of “end of the world concerns” hitting us at every turn, there has also been a pretty strong related interest movement in the film industry. The one that comes to mind that was a bit more in line with a reality was a film called “Melancholia”. I … Continue reading

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