Film Review: Lizzie Borden Took an Axe (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: The true story of Lizzie Borden, a young woman tried and acquitted in the 1892 murders of her father and stepmother. REVIEW: For as long as I have been writing for the site, I have ridiculed films for feeling as if they were made for broadcast on the Lifetime Network. Well, here I am writing a review for a film made for that same network and I even enjoyed it. It doesn’t get much … Continue reading

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Our First Look At LIZZIE BORDEN TOOK AN AXE

We talked about this one on HNR a few weeks back and we wondered than just exactly what LIFETIME might be up to making a Lizzie Borden flick. Well, tonight I can give you a look. LIFETIME has release a short 30 second tease for their upcoming premiere of LIZZIE BORDEN TOOK AN AXE which stars Christina Ricci, Billy Campbell and Clea DuVall and will premiere on the network on Jan. 25th at 8 PM. … Continue reading

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Christina Ricci To Play A Sexy Lizzie Borden…

Hey, don’t blame her, she just brings the sexy to everything she does. You have to admit, it’s a strange bit of casting news and what is even stranger is that this is a film being shot for the Lifetime Network. The actual title of the flick is LIZZIE BORDEN TOOK AN AXE and we’ll be able to catch in on LIFETIME on Janurary 25th Billy Campbell and Clea Duvall will also lend their talents. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Cursed (2005)

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SYNOPSIS: A werewolf loose in Los Angeles changes the lives of three young adults, who, after being mauled by the beast, learn they must kill their attacker if they hope to change their fate to avoid becoming werewolves too. REVIEW: Wes Craven & Kevin Williamson had themselves a great time from the years 1996-2000. That’s when the duo created (& sadly ran into the ground) a new horror icon, that icon being Ghostface, who was … Continue reading

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Film Review: Bless the Child (2000)

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SYNOPSIS: Omens and concepts of good vs. evil have no place in Maggie O’Connor’s well-ordered, practical universe. Her life revolves around her job as a nurse at a busy New York hospital, until one rainy night, her sister Jenna abandons her newborn, autistic daughter at her home. Maggie takes the baby in, and she becomes the daughter she never had. Six years later Jenna suddenly re-appears with a mysterious new husband, Eric, and abducts Cody. … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Addams Family (1991)

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SYNOPSIS: “The Addams step out of Charles Addams’ cartoons. They live with all of the trappings of the macabre (including a detached hand for a servant) and are quite wealthy. For twenty-five years uncle Fester has been missing. An evil doctor finds out and introduces a fake Fester in an attempt to get the Addams family money. Added to this mix is a crooked accountant and his loan shark and a plot to slip in … Continue reading

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Film Review: Monster (2003)

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SYNOPSIS: Aileen Wuornos (Charlize Theron, in an Oscar-winning performance) faced difficult odds early in life, abusing drugs and becoming a prostitute (and pregnant) by the age of 13. Wuornos moved from Michigan to Florida where she continued to ply her “trade,” specializing in a clientele consisting mainly of truck drivers. It was during that time that she began murdering any “John” who tried to rape her. Christina Ricci co-stars in this true story. REVIEW: Written … Continue reading

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Film Review: After.Life (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: After a horrific car accident, Anna (Ricci) wakes up to find the local funeral director Eliot Deacon (Neeson) preparing her body for her funeral. Confused, terrified and feeling still very much alive, Anna doesn’t believe she’s dead, despite the funeral director’s reassurances that she is merely in transition to the afterlife. Eliot convinces her he has the ability to communicate with the dead and is the only one who can help her. Trapped inside … Continue reading

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