Film Review: Exorcist: The Beginning (2004)

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SYNOPSIS: Years before Father Lancaster Merrin helped save Regan MacNeil’s soul, he first encounters the demon Pazuzu in East Africa. This is the tale of Father Merrin’s initial battle with Pazuzu and the rediscovery of his faith. REVIEW: While the much anticipated release of another film to join the Exorcist franchise fell short, it still had some jarring moments incorporated within its smart but “somewhat” lacking plot line. That film is “Exorcist: The Beginning” released … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hitchcock (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: A love story between influential filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock and wife Alma Reville during the filming of _Psycho_ in 1959 REVIEW: To drearily refer to Alfred Hitchcock as great director is akin to stating that Leonardo DaVinci had a couple of good ideas. Not only the most influential film maker in modern American cinema, Hitchcock was a sheer force of nature during his Hollywood reign that spanned fifty years, from humble silent roots to his … Continue reading

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Film Review: In Their Skin (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: The Hughes cottage vacation is violently interrupted by a family on a murderous and identity stealing journey, in search of the “perfect” life. After the accidental death of their daughter, Mark and Mary (Joshua lose and Selma Blair, respectively) load up their car with their dog, surviving son (Quinn Lord), and a ton of cliches. In an effort to fix their crumbling marriage,they do what any grieving family would do and head out for … Continue reading

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