Film Review: The Bag Man (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: A criminal bides his time at a seedy motel, waiting for his boss after killing several men and making away with a mystery bag. REVIEW: Don’t let the fact that The Bag Man stars Robert De Niro and John Cusack fool you into thinking that this is going to be a decent movie, because it isn’t. The title alone sounded lame, but I decided to be fair and give the film an honest shot … Continue reading

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Film Review: Killing Season (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: Each Benjamin Ford, an American Colonel and Emil Kovac, a Serbian soldier is haunted with memories of the Bosnian war. Several years later an inability to cope with the terror brings the two sworn adversaries together for one epic final showdown. REVIEW: Directed By: Mark Steven Johnson Starring: Robert DeNiro, John Travolta, Milo Ventimiglia I’ll be the first to go out on a limb and state that I think Killing Season was a highly … Continue reading

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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: Red Lights (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Psychologist Margaret Matheson and her assistant study paranormal activity, which leads them to investigate a world-renowned psychic. REVIEW: With a cast featuring the likes of Sigourney Weaver, Robert De Niro and Cillian Murphy, it pays to take notice. Though let’s not forget our new up-and-comer Elizabeth Olsen rounding out this great film. We live in a world of skeptics, paranormalists, and con artists. Especially when it comes down to the spirits beyond. Sigourney Weaver … Continue reading

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Film Review: Angel Heart (1987)

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SYNOPSIS: Harry Angel (Mickey Rourke), a down-and-out 1950s Brooklyn gumshoe, is hired by shady Louis Cyphre (Robert De Niro) to locate a pop singer who reneged on a debt. Each time Harry makes contact with someone who might know the singer’s whereabouts, though, he or she is killed in a horrible, ritualistic fashion. Harry’s journey soon leads him to the sweltering, voodoo-filled swamps of Louisiana in search of a Satanic cult. Lisa Bonet co-stars. REVIEW: … Continue reading

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Film Review: Limitless (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: An action-thriller about a writer who takes an experimental drug that allows him to use 100 percent of his mind. As one man evolves into the perfect version of himself, forces more corrupt than he can imagine mark him for assassination. Out-of-work writer Eddie Morra’s (Cooper) rejection by girlfriend Lindy (Abbie Cornish) confirms his belief that he has zero future. That all vanishes the day an old friend introduces Eddie to MDT, a designer … Continue reading

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Film Review: Stone (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: Parole officer Jack Mabry (Robert De Niro) has only a few weeks left before retirement and wishes to finish out the cases he’s been assigned. One such case is that of Gerald “Stone” Creeson (Edward Norton), a convicted arsonist who is up for parole. Jack is initially reluctant to indulge Stone in the coarse banter he wishes to pursue and feels little sympathy for the prisoner’s pleads for an early release. Seeing little hope … Continue reading

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Cult Favorite Taxi Driver hits Blu-ray Disc April 5th

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35th Anniversary Edition of Four-Time Academy Award®-Nominated Cinema Classic Arrives on Blu-ray Disc™ for the First Time on April 5th Culver City, Calif. (Feb. 14, 2011) – Sony Pictures Home Entertainment will release Oscar winner® Martin Scorsese’s (Best Director, The Departed, 2006) classic of modern cinema, Taxi Driver, on April 5, 2011–for the first time on Blu-ray Disc–in celebration of the landmark film’s 35th anniversary. This powerful, angst-ridden urban drama was nominated for four Academy … Continue reading

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