Film Review: The Puppet Masters (1994)

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SYNOPSIS: The Earth is invaded by alien “slugs” that ride on people’s backs and control their minds. REVIEW: Stuart Orme, ( Inspector Morse and Merlin ) brings us a middle of the road Sci Fi thriller from 1994 named “The Puppet Masters” based on the popular novel by Robert A. Heinlein. It stars Donald Sutherland (Invasion of the Body Snatchers), Eric Thal (The Good Guy) and the always cute Julie Warner (Tommy Boy and Doc … Continue reading

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Film Review: Lock Up (1989)

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SYNOPSIS: Frank Leone is nearing the end of his prison term for a relatively minor crime. Just before he is paroled, however, Warden Drumgoole takes charge. Drumgoole was assigned to a hell-hole prison after his administration was publicly humiliated by Leone, and has now arrived on the scene to ensure that Leone never sees the light of day REVIEW: Sylvester Stallone is a name that brings to mind a certain range of genre styles that … Continue reading

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Film Review: Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)

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SYNOPSIS: When filmy spores fall from space and take root in San Francisco, the city is beautifully transformed by spectacular and exotic flowers. But these lovely extraterrestrial blossoms have gruesome plans for their earthly admirers: to slowly clone their bodies and then dispose of the originals! “A first-rate suspense thriller” (Newsday), this sci-fi adventure is a “chilling” (Leonard Maltin), “dazzling” (The New York Times) and “stunning” (Cosmopolitan) thrill ride that will send your pulse rate … Continue reading

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Film Review: Don’t Look Now (1973)

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SYNOPSIS: “John and Laura Baxter are living in Venice when they meet a pair of elderly sisters, one of whom claims to be psychic. She insists that she sees the spirit of the Baxters’ daughter, who recently drowned. Laura is intrigued, but John resists the idea. He, however, seems to have his own psychic flashes, seeing their daughter walk the streets in her red cloak, as well as Laura and the sisters on a funeral … Continue reading

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