Film Review: Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: A small-time magician arrives in an enchanted land and is forced to decide if he will be a good man or a great one. REVIEW: Why oh why did Hollywood decide that a prequel to “The Wizard Of Oz” (1939) was necessary? We got more than a few sequels already (1985′s “RETURN TO OZ” being the most egregious of the lot), a remake of sorts (1978′s “THE WIZ”) & a slew of animated features … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dream House (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Soon after moving into their seemingly idyllic new home, a family learns of a brutal crime committed against former residents of the dwelling REVIEW: One of the horror entries for 2012 hoping to gain box office return by featuring top namers Daniel Craig, Rachel Weisz, and Naomi Watts, is a psychological thriller by the name of “Dream House”. While it only pulled in half of what the budget costed ($55,000,000), it still turned out … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Lovely Bones (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: Based on the best selling book by Alice Sebold, The Lovely Bones is the story of a 14-year-old girl from suburban Pennsylvania who is murdered by her neighbor. She tells the story from Heaven, showing the lives of the people around her and how they have changed all while attempting to get someone to find her lost body. REVIEW: The Lovely Bones is the latest eye candy extravaganza by director Peter Jackson. Co-written, produced … Continue reading

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Film Review: Constantine (2005)

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SYNOPSIS: Based on the DC/Vertigo Comics series Hellblazer, Constantine follows the story of John Constantine (Keanu Reeves), a man with the ability to see demons, angels and half breeds of both. He spends his time vanquishing demons that cross the line of acceptable from Earth back to Hell, usually by way of exorcism. That is, until he sees fully fledged demons crossing into the Earth plane outside of humans, a supposedly impossible feat. It is … Continue reading

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