Film Review: Escape From New York (1981)

SYNOPSIS: “The year is 1997. New York City has been turned into a maximum security prison colony, when the American crime rate grows high. New York City is surrounded by a wall and the bridge is mined making sure no convict escapes from New York. Snake Plissken, a one-eyed former soldier turned bank robber arrives at New York after being sentenced to life imprisonment in New York City. Bob Hauk, police commissioner who runs the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Repo Man (1984)

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SYNOPSIS: “Frustrated punk rocker Otto quits his supermarket job after slugging a co-worker, and is later dumped by his girlfriend at a party. Wandering the streets in frustration, he is recruited in the repossession of a car by a repo agent. After discovering his parents have donated his college fund to a televangelist, he joins the repossession agency (Helping Hand Acceptance Corporation) as an apprentice ‘repo man’. During his training, he is introduced into the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Seven Psychopaths (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: A screenwriter pressing for deadlines is oblivious to becoming entangled in a vendetta between his best friend and a mafia boss whose dog has been kidnapped. REVIEW: Directed By: Martin McDonagh Starring: Sam Rockwell, Colin Farrell, Christopher Walken, Woody Harrelson Ever since first witnessing the initial trailers and advertisements for Seven Psychopaths I’d been dying to see this picture. The fanfare and hype in this case was well deserved and rest assured director Martin … Continue reading

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Film Review: Wild At Heart (1990)

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SYNOPSIS: “Lula’s psychopathic mother goes crazy at the thought of Lula being with Sailor, who just got free from jail. Ignoring Sailor’s probation, they set out for California. However their mother hires a killer to hunt down Sailor. Unaware of this, the two enjoy their journey and themselves being together, until they witness a young woman dying after a car accident – a bad omen.” (courtesy IMDB) REVIEW: David Lynch‘s cunningly disguised unofficial remake of … Continue reading

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Film Review: Death Watch (1980)

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SYNOPSIS: “Roddy has a camera implanted in his brain. He is then hired by a television producer to film a documentary of terminally ill Katherine, without her knowledge. His footage will then be run on the popular television series Death Watch.” (courtesy IMDB) REVIEW: A common feature of modern dystopias is to imagine a future so devoid of natural fulfillment for ordinary people that, like vultures of the mind, they can only get sustenance from … Continue reading

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Film Review: Alien (1979)

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SYNOPSIS: “When a mining ship lands on a planet to investigate upon a suspected SOS, the entire crew are unaware of the terror which they would unleash upon their ship. When a alien life-form attaches itself to the face of a crew member, the rest of the team act fast to try and separate the two organisms. Unbeknown to everyone, this is the start of the terror which would effect every member of the seven-person … Continue reading

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