Film Review: Psycho II (1983)

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SYNOPSIS: After twenty-two years of psychiatric care, Norman Bates attempts to return to a life of solitude… but the specters of his crimes — and his mother — continue to haunt him. REVIEW: “Goodnight, Mary.” The original film (directed by Alfred Hitchcock in 1960) was essentially the first slasher film and, in turn, initiated a new avenue of horror that has, by now, become passĂ© (though, nonetheless, commercially successful). The manipulative nature of Hitchcock’s first … Continue reading

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Film Review: Scavenger Killers (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: ‘Bonnie and Clyde’ are reinvented in SCAVENGER KILLERS, where a charming judge and a hot criminal defense attorney go on a maniacal killing rampage. With bizarre, yet somehow believable, FBI agents (a physically powerful, condescending mute with wooden legs, and a Tourette’s Syndrome introvert with psychic abilities) on the hunt, the deranged duo amp up their rampage, never murdering with the same method but always with same untamed ferocity. REVIEW: Once in awhile a … Continue reading

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Beautiful Evil (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: A taste of immortality in “Beautiful Evil” as the Hollywood Hills are littered with the bodies of Sunset Strip prostitutes…

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Film Review: The Life Zone (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Three pregnant women are abducted by an anti-abortion group who bombard them with pro-life propaganda and intend to imprison them until they give birth. REVIEW: Generally speaking, very few English language films dare to push an unequivocal political or moral message; Ken Loach being one of the better known directors whose films fall into that select category. In my personal experience American films almost never take an overt position, more often relying on the … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Believers (1987)

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SYNOPSIS: A New York psychiatrist finds that a voodoo cult, which believes in child sacrifice, has a keen interest in his own son. REVIEW: Written by: Mark Frost Directed by: John Schlesinger Starring: Martin Sheen, Helen Shaver, Harley Cross, Robert Loggia QUICK FIX: Based on Nicholas Conde’s novel, “The Religion”, THE BELIEVERS tells the story of police psychiatrist Cal Jamison, who moves from Minnesota to the Big Apple (New York City???!!) with his young son … Continue reading

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Bill Oberst Jr. To Play Demon Opposite Robert Loggia in THE LAST SUPPER

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Fresh off back-to-back lead roles in The Asylum’s ghost flick A HAUNTING IN SALEM and Drew Daywalt’s 18th-century horror film NAKED, actor Bill Oberst Jr. has been cast as a demon in the upcoming feature film THE LAST SUPPER opposite Oscar-nominated veteran actor Robert Loggia. The film relates the Biblical story of the Last Supper as told through the eyes of the Apostles. Gabriel Sabloff directs from a script by Tommy Blaze. The film shoots … Continue reading

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