Film Review: Hereafter (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: A drama centered on three people who are haunted by mortality in different ways. George (Damon) is a blue-collar American who has a special connection to the afterlife. On the other side of the world, Marie (de France), a French journalist, has a near-death experience that shakes her reality. And when Marcus (Frankie/George McLaren), a London schoolboy, loses the person closest to him, he desperately needs answers. Each on a path in search of … Continue reading

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Top 10 Male Horror Stars before they were famous

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How many times have you been watching an older movie and suddenly you see a famous actor or actress when they were younger in the background and they have some lame-ass line? Well these moments are most evident in horror films. Horror films are usually low budget so they can get aspiring actors to speak a few lines for little money. But then ten years down the road, that once no-name actor whose role it … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dirty Harry (1971)

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SYNOPSIS: “In the year 1971, San Francisco faces the terror of a maniac known as Scorpio who snipes at innocent victims and demands ransom through notes left at the scene of the crime. Inspector Harry Callahan (known as Dirty Harry by his peers through his reputation handling of homicidal cases) is assigned to the case along with his newest partner Inspector Chico Gonzalez to track down Scorpio and stop him. Using humiliation and cat and … Continue reading

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Film Review: High Plains Drifter (1973)

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SYNOPSIS: “A stranger rides out of the hot desert into a small town in the wild west. The townspeople are scared of him, and three gunmen unsuccessfully try to kill him. He takes a room and decides to stay. Meanwhile, a group of outlaws are about to return to the town and take their revenge – will the town’s leaders convince the mysterious man to help?” (courtesy IMDB) REVIEW: How was anyone to know that … Continue reading

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Hereafter: Oct 22nd Clint Eastwood’s supernatural thriller

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Eastwood’s Hereafter weaves three different stories: there’s a reluctant Bay Area psychic, a London youngster grieving the death of his twin brother and a French journalist who was caught up in a tsunami, killed by the raging water and then revived after a strange, spectral experience. Speaking about the project, Eastwood stated: “It’s a spiritual story but there are no real religious connotations to it. The [major religions] are kind of unsatisfying to the kid … Continue reading

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NYFF 2010 presents CLINT EASTWOOD’S ‘HEREAFTER’

At this years New York Film Festival, Clint Eastwood’s HEREAFTER project, due to be released on October 22nd, gets the honorary privilege to close out the event. Committee chair and program director for the Film Society of Lincoln Center, Richard Pena, said: “As so beautifully evident in ‘Hereafter,’ Clint Eastwood continues to make the most daring, provocative films in America. With his returned appearance here in the New York Film Festival, the director has showcased … Continue reading

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