Film Review: The Dark Knight (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: When Batman, Gordon and Harvey Dent launch an assault on the mob, they let the clown out of the box, the Joker, bent on turning Gotham on itself and bringing any heroes down to his level. REVIEW: “The Dark Knight” was the perfect on screen adaptation of the Batman lineage. Christian Bale held his ground continuing in his Batman / Bruce Wayne role AND like the Tim Burton version saw the perfect performance of … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Eight years on, a new terrorist leader, Bane, overwhelms Gotham’s finest, and the Dark Knight resurfaces to protect a city that has branded him an enemy. REVIEW: It’s been four years since the second of director Christopher Nolan’s proposed trilogy of Batman films “The Dark Knight” was released. A masterful film that ended with Batman taking responsibility for the murder of district attorney Harvey Dent even though he didn’t do it. Wayne knew that … Continue reading

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Film Review: Red Lights (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Psychologist Margaret Matheson and her assistant study paranormal activity, which leads them to investigate a world-renowned psychic. REVIEW: With a cast featuring the likes of Sigourney Weaver, Robert De Niro and Cillian Murphy, it pays to take notice. Though let’s not forget our new up-and-comer Elizabeth Olsen rounding out this great film. We live in a world of skeptics, paranormalists, and con artists. Especially when it comes down to the spirits beyond. Sigourney Weaver … Continue reading

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Film Review: Batman Begins (2005)

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SYNOPSIS: “As a boy a young Bruce Wayne watched in horror as his millionaire parents were slain in front of his eyes, a trauma which led him to become obsessed with revenge but his chance is cruelly taken away from him by fate. After disappearing to the East where he seeks counsel with the dangerous but honorable ninja cult leader known as Ra’s Al-Ghul, he returns to his now decaying Gotham City overrun by organized … Continue reading

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Film Review: Peacock (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: John Skillpa, a quiet bank clerk living in tiny Peacock, Nebraska, prefers to live an invisible life. This might have to do with John’s secret: he has another personality no one knows about, a woman who each morning does his chores and cooks him breakfast before he starts his day. Then, in a moment, everything changes… REVIEW: Written by: Michael Lander & Ryan O’Roy Directed by: Michael Lander Starring: Cillian Murphy, Ellen Page, Josh … Continue reading

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Film Review: Retreat (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Kate and Martin escape from personal tragedy to an island retreat. Cut off from the outside world, their attempts to recover are shattered when a Man is washed ashore, with news of airborne killer disease that is sweeping through Europe. REVIEW:

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Film Review: 28 Days Later (2002)

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SYNOPSIS: Four weeks after a mysterious, incurable virus spreads throughout the UK, a handful of survivors try to find sanctuary. REVIEW: Taking on a film like “28 Days Later” is more like an invitation to write about what makes a great movie. And let’s make no mistake. “28 Days Later” is a great movie! I wouldn’t say that I’m surprised or that you should be as director Danny Boyle has always been somewhat of a … Continue reading

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Film Review: In Time (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: In a future where people stop aging at 25, but are engineered to live only one more year, having the means to buy your way out of the situation is a shot at immortal youth. Here, Will Salas finds himself accused of murder and on the run with a hostage – a connection that becomes an important part of the way against the system. REVIEW: The thing I love about films are when they … Continue reading

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Film Review: Inception (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: In a world where technology exists to enter the human mind through dream invasion, a single idea within one’s mind can be the most dangerous weapon or the most valuable asset. REVIEW:  All righty now acolytes ..listen up! Before I get to my impressions of “Inception” I wanna tell you a little story that fits into the what I’m going to say later on in this review. Way back in 68′ – 69′ (I … Continue reading

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