Film Review: Mysterious Skin (2004)

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SYNOPSIS: A teenage hustler and a young man obsessed with alien abductions cross paths, together discovering a horrible, liberating truth. REVIEW: “Mysterious Skin” wears its skin on the controversial side. Aliens, homosexuality, pedophiles…what more you ask? Beginning in their child hood years, we follow the paths of 2 boys who were both part of a little league baseball team. Their experiences were shared and unsettling, but perceived differently. The team was led by an over … Continue reading

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Film Review: We Are What We Are (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: The Parkers, a reclusive family who follow ancient customs, find their secret existence threatened as a torrential downpour moves into their area, forcing daughters Iris and Rose to assume responsibilities beyond those of a typical family REVIEW: Jim Mickle impresses more with each cinematic endeavor.  His first feature as a writer/director, “Mulberry Street,” made its debut in the 2007 After Dark Horrorfest lineup.  A tense and character-driven take on the standard zombie plague template, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Boy Wonder (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: A young Brooklyn boy witnesses the brutal murder of his mother and grows up obsessed with finding her killer. Thus begins his life as a quiet, straight-A student by day and a self-appointed hero at night. But what is a real hero? And who decides what is right or wrong? As the boundaries blur, Sean’s dual life wears on his psyche and his two worlds careen dangerously close to colliding. Like a graphic novel … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Scientist (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: A reclusive physicist creates a mysterious machine in his basement that changes his life and all those around him. REVIEW: Director – Zach LeBeau Starring – Bill Sage, Adam LeFevre, Brittany Benjamin What happens to us when we die? Surely a question that we have all asked ourselves at one time or another. The Scientist asks that question in the opening scene and then launches into one man’s attempt to try and reconnect, if … Continue reading

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