Film Review: Darkness (2002)

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SYNOPSIS: A teenage girl moves into a remote countryside house with her family, only to discover that their gloomy new home has a horrifying past that threatens to destroy the family. REVIEW: Jaume Balagueró was onto to something with this “dark” horror film echoing its title in not only its story, but as a vital “element” to the story as well. The film almost becomes ironic in being dark natured, darkly lit, and wearing a … Continue reading

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Film Review: Mimic (1997)

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SYNOPSIS: “A disease carried by common cockroaches is killing Manhattan children. In an effort to stop the epidemic an entomologist, Susan Tyler, creates a mutant breed of insect that secretes a fluid to kill the roaches. This mutant breed was engineered to die after one generation, but three years later Susan finds out that the species has survived and evolved into a large, gruesome monster that can mimic human form.” (courtesy IMDB) REVIEW: Following up … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hannibal (2001)

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SYNOPSIS: Anthony Hopkins returns as one of the great villains in screen history, Hannibal “The Cannibal” Lecter, in this riveting sequel to The Silence of the Lambs. Lecter’s only surviving victim, the hideously scarred Mason Verger (Gary Oldman), tries to draw the serial gourmet out of hiding using the one person he cares about: Clarice Starling (Julianne Moore). Can the devious genius be trapped? REVIEW: Written by: David Mamet and Steven Zaillian Directed by: Ridley … Continue reading

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