Film Review: Django Unchained (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: With the help of his mentor, a slave-turned-bounty hunter sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner. REVIEW: At first glance during the opening credits of Django Unchained, the film appears to be nothing more than a typical spaghetti western. However, within the very first few minutes it becomes clear that it is not, as a tense standoff between the slave trading Spic brothers and a witty and wise dentist … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Warriors (1979)

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SYNOPSIS: A prominent New York City gang leader named Cyrus (Roger Hill) wants to wage an all-out battle against the police, and as part of his strategy he calls upon Gotham’s gangs to set aside their turf wars and come together at a summit. At the meeting, a rival leader kills Cyrus, but a Coney Island gang called the Warriors is wrongly blamed for Cyrus’ death. Before you know it, the cops and every gangbanger … Continue reading

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Film Review: Arena (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: David Lord finds himself forced into the savage world of a modern gladiatorial arena, where men fight to the death for the entertainment of the online masses. REVIEW: Now here’s a movie made for the simple man. You got Samuel L. Jackson playing the bad guy, an online gladiator game and death every few minutes. The intro has 2 fighters battling to the death with lethal weapons in hand. As the onlookers across the … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Unborn (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: Tortured by frightening dreams at night and the ghost of a young boy during the day, young Casey (Odette Yustman) turns to a spiritual adviser named Rabbi Sendak (Gary Oldman) for help. Together, the two uncover and try to stop a powerful family curse dating back to the Nazi era. David S. Goyer writes and directs this supernatural thriller that also stars Cam Gigandet, Meagan Good and Jane Alexander. REVIEW: Why is that all … Continue reading

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