Film Review: Mysterious Skin (2004)

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SYNOPSIS: A teenage hustler and a young man obsessed with alien abductions cross paths, together discovering a horrible, liberating truth. REVIEW: “Mysterious Skin” wears its skin on the controversial side. Aliens, homosexuality, pedophiles…what more you ask? Beginning in their child hood years, we follow the paths of 2 boys who were both part of a little league baseball team. Their experiences were shared and unsettling, but perceived differently. The team was led by an over … Continue reading

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Film Review: Looper (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: In 2074, when the mob wants to get rid of someone, the target is sent 30 years into the past, where a hired gun awaits. Someone like Joe, who one day learns the mob wants to ‘close the loop’ by transporting back Joe’s future self. REVIEW: Maryland native Rian Johnson who brought us “Brick” and “The Brothers Bloom” writes and directs this inventive, fun and dramatic sci-fi movie that is fast paced and thought … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Eight years on, a new terrorist leader, Bane, overwhelms Gotham’s finest, and the Dark Knight resurfaces to protect a city that has branded him an enemy. REVIEW: It’s been four years since the second of director Christopher Nolan’s proposed trilogy of Batman films “The Dark Knight” was released. A masterful film that ended with Batman taking responsibility for the murder of district attorney Harvey Dent even though he didn’t do it. Wayne knew that … Continue reading

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Film Review: Inception (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: In a world where technology exists to enter the human mind through dream invasion, a single idea within one’s mind can be the most dangerous weapon or the most valuable asset. REVIEW:  All righty now acolytes ..listen up! Before I get to my impressions of “Inception” I wanna tell you a little story that fits into the what I’m going to say later on in this review. Way back in 68′ – 69′ (I … Continue reading

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