Film Review: Riddick (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: Left for dead on a sun-scorched planet, Riddick finds himself up against an alien race of predators. Activating an emergency beacon alerts two ships: one carrying a new breed of mercenary, the other captained by a man from Riddick’s past. REVIEW: Nine years after the totally wrongheaded The Chronicles Of Riddick” & thirteen years after Pitch Black, we have a brand spanking new film featuring the continuing adventures of Richard B. Riddick (I like … Continue reading

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Film Review: Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: The crew of the Starship Enterprise follow Captain James T. Kirk (Chris Pine), First Officer Spock (Zachary Quinto) and Dr. Leonard “Bones” McCoy (Karl Urban) on a desperate mission to capture Commander John Harrison (Benedict Cumberbatch), a Starfleet agent who has gone rogue. Their adventure takes them to the far edges of federation space onto the doorstep of the Klingon Empire. REVIEW: With Star Trek Into Darkness, J.J. Abrams returns to the franchise he … Continue reading

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Film Review: Doom (2005)

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SYNOPSIS: Space Marines are sent to investigate strange events at a research facility on Mars but find themselves at the mercy of genetically enhanced killing machines. REVIEW: Full disclosure: when I was assigned to watch and review the film, “Doom” , the 2005 release based on the popular eponymous video game, I was more than a little skeptical about it. Films based on video games rarely prove to be high quality in most departments other … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dredd 3D (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: The future America is an irradiated waste land. On its East Coast, running from Boston to Washington DC, lies Mega City One – a vast, violent metropolis where criminals rule the chaotic streets. The only force of order lies with the urban cops called “Judges” who possess the combined powers of judge, jury and instant executioner. Known and feared throughout the city, Dredd is the ultimate Judge, challenged with ridding the city of its … Continue reading

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Film Review: Ghost Ship (2002)

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SYNOPSIS: A salvage crew that discovers a long-lost 1962 passenger ship floating lifeless in a remote region of the Bering Sea soon notices, as they try to tow it back to land, that “strange things” happen… REVIEW: “Ghost Ship” arrived in year 2002 with a title that you’d swear you’ve heard before. If I’m correct, there was sort of a trend with water horror at the time for reasons I’m not that sure of. In … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Irrefutable Truth About Demons (2000)

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SYNOPSIS: Anthropologist Harry Ballard researches obscure demon cults and sects since his brother died, victim of one of those same demon-worshiping cults. One day he receives a treath from a so-called Black Convent, whose leader seeks to prey on Ballard. With the help of a strange, sexy woman he makes his way through the night in search of his salvation and the redemption of his lost brother. REVIEW: “The Irrefutable Truth About Demons“….Probably the only … Continue reading

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Film Review: Priest (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: A priest disobeys church law to track down the vampires who kidnapped his niece. REVIEW: Once again The Black Saint has seen fit to stop by & give his opinion on the latest films playing at your local bijou. It seems like ages since I’ve posted anything, but in actuality it’s only been a little more than a week. I was lucky enough to attend the Creation “Weekend Of Horrors” in L.A. this past … Continue reading

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