Film Review: King Kong (1976)

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SYNOPSIS: “The owner of the oil company Petrox Corporation, Fred Wilson, invests all his possessions searching oil in an unexplored island. The vessel leaves Surubaya, in Indonesia, with the stowaway Jack Prescott, who wants to protect an ape called Kong. While traveling, they find the castaway Dwan in the middle of nowhere in a rescue boat in the ocean and bring her on board. The group finds that the island is inhabited and the local … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Fisher King (1991)

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SYNOPSIS: A former radio DJ, suicidally despondent because of a terrible mistake he made, finds redemption in helping a deranged homeless man who was an unwitting victim of that mistake. REVIEW: Every now and then a great film comes along that is worth mentioning. Director Terry Gilliam, was about to introduce one of his greatest creations that while still ladled with some of his trademark stylings, would be a commercial success AND one of “his” … Continue reading

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Film Review: Tron (1982)

SYNOPSIS: “Kevin Flynn is a former employee of the software corporation Encom, now running an arcade. Flynn has been trying to hack into Encom’s mainframe computer to find evidence that Encom’s senior executive Ed Dillinger stole four video games he created. But Dillinger’s supercomputer Master Control Program foils Flynn’s efforts and dictates and controls most of the computer systems. One night, Flynn’s former girlfriend Lora and her boyfriend, ace computer programmer Alan Bradley helps Flynn … Continue reading

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Film Review: Starman (1984)

SYNOPSIS: “Having accepted an invitation to visit Earth (sent in the one of the Voyager space probes in the 1970s) an alien receives a rude reception when his ship is fired upon and disabled. He has only three days to get to the giant crater near Winslow, Arizona where he will be rescued or else he will die. Taking human form, he seeks the assistance of the recently widowed Jenny Hayden. Initially terrified, she comes … Continue reading

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Film Review: R.I.P.D. (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: Boston police officer Nick Walker (Ryan Reynolds) finds himself on the wrong end of his corrupt partner’s gun barrel when he decides to turn in evidence the pair lifted at a recent bust. Upon realizing he did not survive the fatal shot to his face, Walker avoids judgment when the R.I.P.D. (Rest in Peace Department) recruits him to hunt down the dead that have escaped hell to return to Earth as monsters, called deados. … Continue reading

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New Featurette Goes Behind The Scenes Of R.I.P.D.

Like most of the rest of you, until about 2 weeks ago I hadn’t even heard of R.I.P.D. but now the damn commercials are everywhere and now they’ve gone and got me interested in what the hell is going on. The flick stars Jeff Bridges and Ryan Reynolds and according to the official synopsis it’s about… Well hell, read it for yourself. Nick is dead — at least, that’s how he remembers it — and … Continue reading

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Film Review: Arlington Road (1999)

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SYNOPSIS: A college professor teaching a course on terrorists in America grows increasingly paranoid with whom the neighbors really are just down the street.

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Film Review: The Vanishing (1993)

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SYNOPSIS: The boyfriend of an abducted woman never gives up the search as the abductor looks on. REVIEW: Surprisingly demented and creepy is the best way to describe the 1993 film The Vanishing, directed by George Sluizer, and it is a film that, to this reviewer, is astonished to find that most horror fans are completely unaware of. While the film’s subject matter alone is rather disturbing, it is Jeff Bridges exceptional performance and portrayal … Continue reading

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The Seventh Son (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: The seventh son of a seventh son learns how to exorcise ghosts, contain witches, and bind boggarts in the 1700s.

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Like The Power of Christ Compels You Man

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The always wonderful Jeff Bridges will be portraying Exoricst Master Gregory, also known as “The Spook”, in the upcoming movie The Seventh Son. Jeff Bridges is well known for this role as “The Dude” in The Big Lebowski but has more recently starred in True Grit and Tron: Legacy. This film was formerly known as The Spook’s Apprentice and it follows Tom Ward, who is learning how to be an exorcist but possesses the unique … Continue reading

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