Film Review: Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: A small-time magician arrives in an enchanted land and is forced to decide if he will be a good man or a great one. REVIEW: Why oh why did Hollywood decide that a prequel to “The Wizard Of Oz” (1939) was necessary? We got more than a few sequels already (1985’s “RETURN TO OZ” being the most egregious of the lot), a remake of sorts (1978’s “THE WIZ”) & a slew of animated features … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Morgue (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: About six strangers who find themselves stranded overnight at a rural morgue. REVIEW:Directors – Halder Gomes, Gerson Sanginitto Starring – Bill Cobbs, Heather Donahue, Lisa Crilley The movie starts, the screen is black and a quote appears. “Whenever you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.” Okay, strong start, buckle down and get ready for one hell of a ride, a scary movie with … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Brother From Another Planet (1984)

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SYNOPSIS: “A slave from outer space escapes to earth. Except for his three-toed feet, he looks like an ordinary young black man. He crash-lands on Ellis Island, appropriately enough, and ends up in Harlem. There he makes friends with the owner and the regulars of a bar. Because he can fix any machine (by simply touching it), he’s able to make money. He’s mute, which proves more of an advantage than a disadvantage, and he … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Tenant (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: A simple man, Dr. Walter Newman, has high aspirations to cure all disease through genetic manipulation. His obsession with his mission draws him deeper into his own dark world, distracting him from his wife Olivia and from his responsibilities to his patients at the Edgewood Asylum. The doctor’s loyal but diabolical nurse, Ms. Tinsley, decides to take matters into her own hands and in secret she conducts her own experiment. When Dr. Newman realizes … Continue reading

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TV Review: The Others (TV Series) 2000

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SYNOPSIS: Veteran screenwriters John Brancato and Michael Ferris created this X-Files-esque supernatural thriller series about a group of psychics who help the haunted and the doomed. Each of the group has their own metaphysical strengths: Warren (Kevin J. O’Connor) is a high-strung psychic, Mark (Gabriel Macht) is a med student with an innate empathy for suffering, Satori (Melissa) uses trendy occult imagery to connect to the supernatural, and Albert (John Aylward) is both grumpy and … Continue reading

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The Others (2000) – TV Show Episodes List

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College student Marian Kitt is terrified to discover that she has the power to see into the “other side.” Word of Marian’s vision spreads to Professor Miles Ballard, a student of paranormal and psychic phenomena. He introduces Marian to “the others,” a group of individuals with the ability to vicariously experience the feelings, thoughts and experiences of others, and to help them understand paranormal phenomena. Famed medium Elmer Greentree is their spiritual leader and a … Continue reading

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