Film Review: Strange Invaders (1983)

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SYNOPSIS: Charlie’s ex-wife disappears, and he travels to where she grew up–a rural town in the Midwest–to look for her. But, surprisingly, nobody knows about her or any of her many relatives, the Newmans. He meets aliens; but when he contacts the FBI, they don’t believe him. He tells his story to a tabloid; and suddenly, he is chased by the aliens.

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Film Review: Shadowzone (1990)

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SYNOPSIS: After someone is killed in the subterranean project called “Shadowzone,” a NASA captain is called in to investigate. In the project, sleeping subjects are induced into a deep EDS state whereby they become portals to a parallel universe. Unfortunately this causes adverse reactions in the subject, and something gets through the portal, the consequence of which is an attrition problem. REVIEW: Shadowzone works heavily within a genre already established by films like Alien and … Continue reading

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Film Review: Brainstorm (1983)

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SYNOPSIS: Michael and Lillian have just discovered a new scientific breakthrough that could change the meaning of the word communication. The two have designed a prototype machine which actually records everything that a person is going through and allows another person to play back that persons experience and feel as if they are going through it themselves. Their prototype is a success and conviently Michael is forced to work with his ex wife Karen who … Continue reading

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Film Review: Cassadaga (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: A deaf girl attempts to contact her sister during a séance, only to connect with the ghost of a murdered woman. REVIEW: When I first heard about “Cassadaga“, I was picturing a sort of Spanish ghost story with more than a few jump scares. Cassadaga, the word, that is…. refers to a small town located in Florida (an actual place) that is known for being spiritually more active than other parts of the world. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Exorcist II The Heretic (1977)

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SYNOPSIS: “Doctor Gene Tuskin works with troubled children, perhaps none more troubled than Regan MacNeil, who suffers from bad dreams and repressed memories. The memories she represses are of the time she was possessed by a demon. Doctor Tuskin’s invention, a device that hypnotises two persons and links their minds together, reveals that the demon, named Pazuzu, still lurks within her. It is desperate to emerge again and wreak havoc. Meanwhile, Father Philip Lamont is … Continue reading

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Film Review: One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest (1975)

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SYNOPSIS: “McMurphy, a man with several assault convictions to his name, finds himself in jail once again. This time, the charge is statutory rape when it turns out that his girlfriend had lied about being eighteen, and was, in fact, fifteen. Rather than spend his time in jail, he convinces the guards that he’s crazy enough to need psychiatric care and is sent to a hospital. He fits in frighteningly well, and his different point … Continue reading

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