Film Review: Brazil (1985)

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SYNOPSIS: “In a highly structured and bureaucratic state, the government has installed extreme and highly counterproductive measures for which to track down terrorists. A ‘bug’ in the system mixes up the last name of a terrorist (Tuttle) and an innocent man (ironically enough Buttle). Thus, the wrong man (Buttle) is arrested and killed while Tuttle continues to roam free. Sam Lowry, an average man with a mother who ‘knows people’ is assigned to investigate the … Continue reading

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Film Review: C.H.U.D. (1984)

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SYNOPSIS:  A bizarre series of murders in New York City seems to point toward the existence of a race of mutant cannibals living under the streets. REVIEW: I remember the trailer for “C.H.U.D.” & how excited me & my friends were to see it. A movie about cannibalistic mutants living in the sewers of NYC? How cool was that? We were so stoked to take this one in and it did not disappoint us in … Continue reading

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Film Review: Manhunter (1986)

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SYNOPSIS: Using his uncanny ability to get inside psychopaths’ minds, former FBI agent Will Graham (William Petersen) returns to action to hunt down a serial killer. Graham retired after catching Hannibal Lecter (Brian Cox) and subsequently suffering a breakdown. Now, he engages in a risky cat-and-mouse game with Lecter to capture a new killer. This gripping psychological horror film is based on the novel Red Dragon, the prequel to The Silence of the Lambs. REVIEW: … Continue reading

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