Film Review: Brazil (1985)

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SYNOPSIS: “In a highly structured and bureaucratic state, the government has installed extreme and highly counterproductive measures for which to track down terrorists. A ‘bug’ in the system mixes up the last name of a terrorist (Tuttle) and an innocent man (ironically enough Buttle). Thus, the wrong man (Buttle) is arrested and killed while Tuttle continues to roam free. Sam Lowry, an average man with a mother who ‘knows people’ is assigned to investigate the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Doomsday (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: A futuristic action thriller where a team of people work to prevent a disaster threatening the future of the human race. REVIEW: Director – Neil Marshall Starring – Rhona Mitra, Bob Hoskins, Malcolm McDowell When I received this current pack of movies to review and I saw that one of them was titled “Doomsday,” well, I just had to watch it before December 21st. Kinda set the mood. Needless to say this movie doesn’t … Continue reading

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Film Review: Snow White and the Huntsman (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: In a twist to the fairy tale, the Huntsman ordered to take Snow White into the woods to be killed winds up becoming her protector and mentor in a quest to vanquish the Evil Queen. REVIEW: Quite an epic unto itself, “Snow White and the Huntsman” takes on the classic story of Snow White and mashes it up a bit into a hipper, more visual version unto itself. We are joined with “some” of … Continue reading

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Film Review: Pink Floyd’s The Wall (1982)

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SYNOPSIS: “The movie tells the story of rock singer ‘Pink’ who is sitting in his hotel room in Los Angeles, burnt out from the music business and only able to perform on stage with the help of drugs. Based on the 1979 double album The Wall by Pink Floyd, the film begins in Pink’s youth where he is crushed by the love of his mother. Several years later he is punished by the teachers in … Continue reading

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