Film Review: Star Trek III The Search For Spock (1984)

SYNOPSIS: “Following Kirk’s encounter with Khan that left the Enterprise severely damaged and Spock dead, they return to Starfleet so that Enterprise could be repaired. Kirk’s hoping to go back to the newly-created Genesis planet where he laid Spock to rest. But upon arriving, he is told that the Enterprise will not be repaired and that Genesis has become a delicate matter and until it is resolved, no one is allowed to go there or … Continue reading

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Film Review: DeepStar Six (1989)

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SYNOPSIS: At the bottom of the ocean, the DeepStar Six has just discovered a new and deadly alien menace. REVIEW: After Friday the 13th, director Sean S. Cunningham went in a different direction with his horror films. A Stranger Is Watching was a similar torture/slasher film a couple of years after, then came the 80’s comedy Spring Break. But in 1989, Cunningham set his sights on a movie that completely disposed of the mysterious killer … Continue reading

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Film Review: RoboCop (1987)

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SYNOPSIS: “After Omni Consumer Products announces that it bought out the Detroit police department, the department decides to go on strike. Alex Murphy gets transferred from Metro South to the West. He and his partner, Anne Lewis, track down a group of criminals led by Clarence Boddicker. Unfortunately, Murphy was killed by Clarence’s gang. Bob Morton, one of OCP’s employees, transforms Murphy’s corpse into RoboCop, to compete with another employee Dick Jones’ ED-209. RoboCop’s tests … Continue reading

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Film Review: Justice League of America (1997)

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SYNOPSIS: An evil Weather Man intent on destroying New Metro City with a series of malevolent meteorological mishaps? Can the super-powered (and semi-employed) Justice League of America save the day? Or will New Metro be drowned in a humongous tidal wave? REVIEW: The early days of super hero films are nothing like they are today. FX were not up to par, budgets were not high enough to warrant extravagant digital work and most of our … Continue reading

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Twin Peaks (TV series)

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While it’s feasible that there’s the odd person over thirty years of age out there that didn’t see the Twin Peaks series when it was first televised in 1990, it’s unlikely that they are unaware of the cultural run-off from the groundbreaking show. Catchphrases like “She’s dead – wrapped in plastic” and “Who killed Laura Palmer?” adorned T-shirts, fans held coffee-and-doughnut parties, and large sections of the world went quiet for an hour every week. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hard Ride to Hell (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: A group of family and friends on a camping trip through the Texas badlands are taken on a one-way ride to Hell after they inadvertently witness a ritual sacrifice at a deserted campsite. Pursed by the devil worshiping biker gang responsible, they hole up in an abandoned church near the border, only to discover that they are pawns in a decades-old battle between good and evil. REVIEW:  Written by: Penelope Buitenhuis, Matthew Chernov, and David … Continue reading

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