Film Review: Anaconda (1997)

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SYNOPSIS: A “National Geographic” film crew is taken hostage by an insane hunter, who takes them along on his quest to capture the world’s largest – and deadliest – snake. REVIEW: While one glance at the name might invoke the thought of instant cheese, I have to say quite honesty…I enjoy the sh*t out of this film. However, I won’t say that I’m much a big fan of the sequels. Now before we get into … 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: The Butterfly Effect (2004)

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SYNOPSIS: A young man blocks out harmful memories of significant events of his life. As he grows up, he finds a way to remember these lost memories and a supernatural way to alter his life. REVIEW: Of all the themes that interest me most, I’m always drawn back to those that involve time travel or some quantum phenomena that arises from it. The film “The Butterfly Effect” takes one such aspect head on and doesn’t … Continue reading

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Film Review: Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982)

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SYNOPSIS: “Follows a group of high school students growing up in southern California, based on the real-life adventures chronicled by Cameron Crowe. Stacy Hamilton and Mark Ratner are looking for a love interest, and are helped along by their older classmates, Linda Barrett and Mike Damone, respectively. The centre of the film is held by Jeff Spicoli, a perpetually stoned surfer dude who faces off with the resolute Mister Hand, who is convinced that everyone … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Fly 2 (1989)

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SYNOPSIS: The almost human son of “The Fly” searches for a cure to his mutated genes while being monitored by a nefarious corporation that wish to continue his father’s experiments. REVIEW: David Cronenberg’s “The Fly” (1986) is (In my opinion) the greatest film of his storied career. A perfect melding of science fiction and horror which surprisingly, also works as a tragic love story. A true benchmark of the genre & a critically lauded film … Continue reading

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Film Review: Killing Zoe (1993)

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SYNOPSIS: An American safe-cracker (Zed) meets up with an old friend (Eric) in Paris. Eric and his gang have planned to rob a bank in the city which is open on Bastille day. Unfortunately, Zed is trapped in a situation beyond his control when heroin abuse, poor planning and a escort named Zoe all conspire to turn the robbery into something Zed wasn’t prepared for… REVIEW: It’s f*cking miserably cold here in NY where The … Continue reading

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