Film Review: Lake Placid (1999)

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SYNOPSIS: Horror-Comedy about a man-eating crocodile loose in the lake. REVIEW: Holy crocodile, Shout Factory is on a role with re-digitizing old horror gems that focus on critters and reptiles. How about 1 very large one that doesn’t mind chomping anything that strolls too close to the lake. Yes, its a bluray reboot of “Lake Placid” one of the great water horror films making its way once again to new fans and buyers. Who would … Continue reading

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Film Review: Frankenstein Unbound (1990)

SYNOPSIS: “The ultimate weapon which was meant to be safe for the mankind produces global side effects including time slides and disappearances. The scientist behind the project and his car are zapped from the year 2031 to 1817 Switzerland where he finds Doctor Victor Frankenstein and his contemporaries.” (courtesy IMDB) REVIEW: If there’s one person for whom ‘Living Legend’ is applicable in the department of genre films, it must be my old friend Roger Corman. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Kiss of the Dragon (2001)

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SYNOPSIS: A betrayed intelligence officer enlists the aid of a prostitute to prove his innocence from a deadly conspiracy while returning a favor to her. REVIEW: “Kiss The Dragon” is a 2001 martial arts release featuring the amazing talents of actor Jet Li. It was a first Jet Li experience for me which quickly led to instant fascination in his work. While it is true that not every Jet Li film is worth mentioning, there … Continue reading

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Film Review: Army of Darkness (1992)

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SYNOPSIS: A man is accidentally transported to 1300 A.D., where he must battle an army of the dead and retrieve the Necronomicon so he can return home. REVIEW: One of the classic entries of the “Evil Dead” franchise, “Army of Darkness” is a true gem. With the usual team of director Sam Raimi and actor Bruce Campbell behind this, it was sure to be a fan favorite. And so it was…… taking on the character … Continue reading

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