Film Review: Communion (1989)

SYNOPSIS: “Whitley Strieber goes with his family and some friends to his holiday home in the forest. They experience some weird occurrences, are they UFO activity? Whitley is abducted and then faces a horrible dilemma; was I abducted or am I going mad? He sees a psychiatrist who tries to use hypnotic regression to discover the truth.” (courtesy IMDB) REVIEW: Best-selling author Whitley Strieber began his career with a bang with the popular horror novels … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Prophecy (1995)

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SYNOPSIS: The angel Gabriel comes to Earth to collect a soul which will end the stalemated war in Heaven, and only a former priest and a little girl can stop him. REVIEW: While it may not fall into Walken’s greatest works, it certainly is one of his most memorable. Walken carried forth his reoccurring role as Gabriel into not 1 but 3 films in the “Prophecy” franchise. Movies of this nature seemingly combine horror and … Continue reading

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Film Review: Seven Psychopaths (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: A screenwriter pressing for deadlines is oblivious to becoming entangled in a vendetta between his best friend and a mafia boss whose dog has been kidnapped. REVIEW: Directed By: Martin McDonagh Starring: Sam Rockwell, Colin Farrell, Christopher Walken, Woody Harrelson Ever since first witnessing the initial trailers and advertisements for Seven Psychopaths I’d been dying to see this picture. The fanfare and hype in this case was well deserved and rest assured director Martin … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Sentinel (1977)

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SYNOPSIS: “A fashion model moves into a house inhabited (on the top floor) by a blind priest. She begins having strange physical problems, has trouble sleeping at night, and has some nasty flashbacks of her attempted suicide. She complains to the real estate agent of the noise caused by her strange neighbors, but finds out that the house is only occupied by the priest and herself, and ultimately discovers that she has been put in … Continue reading

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Freezing People Is Easy (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: A man experiments within the burgeoning field of cryogenics during the 1960s

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Film Review: Brainstorm (1983)

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SYNOPSIS: Michael and Lillian have just discovered a new scientific breakthrough that could change the meaning of the word communication. The two have designed a prototype machine which actually records everything that a person is going through and allows another person to play back that persons experience and feel as if they are going through it themselves. Their prototype is a success and conviently Michael is forced to work with his ex wife Karen who … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Legend of Harrow Woods (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Horror movie, following the adventures of a group of students who enter the haunted forest Harrow Woods. With the aim of investigating the disappearance of horror novelist George Carney, a group of students, encouraged by Gary, enter the forest where he was last seen two years ago. Uncovering more than they had bargained for – not least that the infamous 17th century witch Lenore Selwyn was burnt at the stake in Harrow Woods and … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Dead Zone (1983)

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SYNOPSIS: “After awakening from a five-year coma – the result of a serious car accident on his way home from an outing with his girlfriend – high school teacher Johnny Smith finds that he has developed the ability to foretell events. When a nurse is bathing him, he realizes that her house is on fire, endangering her daughter. When his doctor and confidant, Dr. Sam Weizak, touches him he has flashbacks to the trauma Weizak … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Prophecy II (1998)

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SYNOPSIS: Gabriel returns to try to destroy the human race he despises so much, with the help of a suicidal teen and the opposition of the angel Daniel. REVIEW: Prophecy 2..and the gangs all here! Ok, well not quite. Christopher Walken reprises his role as Gabriel which is great to see and would be a showstopper if not. The cast is certainly pretty rich with new faces to the franchise this round such as Jennifer … Continue reading

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Film Review: Kill the Irishman (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Set in 1970’s Cleveland, “Kill the Irishman” is based on the true story of Danny Greene, an unhappy dock worker who got involved with the mob in the area. He made a name for himself among the criminal underworld and was responsible for basically triggering a mob war when he is held responsible for some money that is stolen from some powerful New York mobsters. Greene is a tough, fearless, take no sh*t from … Continue reading

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