Film Review: The Fifth Element (1997)

SYNOPSIS: “In the twenty-third century, the universe is threatened by evil. The only hope for mankind is the Fifth Element, who comes to Earth every five thousand years to protect the humans with four stones of the four elements: fire, water, earth and air. A Mondoshawan spacecraft is bringing the fifth element back to Earth but it is destroyed by the evil Mangalores. However, a team of scientists use the DNA of the remains of … Continue reading

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Film Review: House III (1989)

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SYNOPSIS: Detective Lucas McCarthy is plagued with a troublesome past. Relieved of active duty pending a psychological evaluation Lucas suffers from insomnia, hellacious nightmares and a gradual loosening grip on reality. After apprehending mass murderer Max Jenke in an epic showdown the dedicated officer was unable to save his final victim, a young girl beheaded before him. Seeking justice, relief and redemption McCarthy attends Jenke’s execution. It takes an unholy volume of juice to fry … Continue reading

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Film Review: Red Scorpion (1988)

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SYNOPSIS: A Russian KGB agent is sent to Africa to kill an anti-Communist black revolutionary. However, he has a change of heart when he sees how the Russians and their Cuban allies are killing and repressing the locals, so he switches sides and helps the rebels REVIEW: Synapse Films gives old “Red Scorpion” a makeover. Dolph Lundgren, in my mind, has always been a model action hero. I will say he has been looking a … Continue reading

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Film Review: KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park (1978)

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SYNOPSIS: The tale of rock band KISS and their efforts to thwart a diabolical plan by mad scientist Abner Devereaux. Devereaux has found a way to clone humans into robots in his laboratory at an amusement park. It just so happens that he plans to uses the KISS concert as a platform to unleash his plan on the world. KISS must use their special powers to stop him. REVIEW: By the time that this movie … Continue reading

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