Film Review: In Their Skin (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: The Hughes cottage vacation is violently interrupted by a family on a murderous and identity stealing journey, in search of the “perfect” life. After the accidental death of their daughter, Mark and Mary (Joshua lose and Selma Blair, respectively) load up their car with their dog, surviving son (Quinn Lord), and a ton of cliches. In an effort to fix their crumbling marriage,they do what any grieving family would do and head out for … Continue reading

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Film Review: Bully (2001)

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SYNOPSIS: Bully is a 2001 drama film, based on actual events, starring Brad Renfro, Rachel Miner, Bijou Phillips, Nick Stahl, and Michael Pitt. The screenplay was written by David McKenna (under the pseudonym Zachary Long) and Roger Pullis, who adapted the book Bully: A True Story of High School Revenge (ISBN 0-380-72333-6) by Jim Schutze. The story concerns the plot to murder the title character, in revenge for his continual abuse and psychological torture of … Continue reading

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Film Review: 51 (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: 51 chronicles what happens after political pressure from the American public forces the Air Force to provide a few well-known reporters with limited access to the most secretive base on the planet: Area 51. When one of the base’s hidden ‘long term visitors’ exploits this unprecedented visit as a chance to liberate himself and his fellow alien captives, Area 51 turns from a secure government base to a horrifying destination of terror. REVIEW: “Shoot … Continue reading

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Film Review: Butterfly Effect: Revelation (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: When he discovers that he has the ability to travel through time, teenager Sam Reed (Chris Carmack) uses his newfound power to unravel the mystery surrounding his girlfriend’s (Rachel Miner) untimely death. Despite his noble intentions, Chris inadvertently disrupts the space-time continuum and unleashes the wrath of a psychopathic serial killer. Directed by Seth Grossman, this sci-fi thriller also stars Daniel Spink and Richard Wilkinson REVIEW: “Sometimes you can’t fix things. Sometimes they’re just … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Memory Thief (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: A Los Angeles tollbooth clerk becomes obsessed with the Holocaust after meeting a survivor REVIEW: Odd movies come in all forms and sizes. “The Memory Thief” was one that creeps up over the course of its progression. In its simple form, it centers on Lukas played by Mark Webber. Lukas works day to day as a toll booth operator which is as mundane and impersonal as anything he can imagine. As he narrates in … Continue reading

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