Film Review: Don’t Blink (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: Ten people arrive at a secluded mountain resort to find it completely deserted. With no gas for the return trip, the visitors are forced to stay and investigate the mystery surrounding the abandoned lodge. REVIEW: First time writer/director, Travis Oates, hits one out of the park with his debut feature, Don’t Blink. A deceptively simple story about a group of ten friends who get together for a weekend getaway at a mountain resort, only … Continue reading

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Film Review: Total Recall (1990)

SYNOPSIS: “The year is 2084. Douglas Quaid is a construction worker, every night Doug has been having horrible nightmares about the planet Mars and it has become very obsessive for Doug. Doug goes to Rekall Inc. a company that sales false memories of ideal holidays. When Doug has a false memory of a holiday on Mars implanted, it all goes terribly wrong. Doug has lost his memory and he is being chased by a group … Continue reading

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Film Review: Spirit Hunters (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: When spirited cinematographer, Morgan, and his sidekick sound-man, Cricket, head off to a remote ranch in Idaho to film a reality TV show about investigating paranormal activity, the duo find themselves entangled in a mystery involving corruption, murder and – maybe, just maybe – a few ghosts. REVIEW: Spirit Hunters (a.k.a. End of the Road on IMDB) has some key ingredients going for it: a charismatic lead, a number of fun cameos, an entertainingly … Continue reading

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Film Review: Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)

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SYNOPSIS: Six long years after their last appearance, Gizmo & company are back! But they’re no longer in Kingston Falls, they’re in NYC and have taken over a giant skyscraper as they continue their hi-jinks. Now as they are preparing to go wild on the streets of NYC, who is going to stop them? And how?

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Film Review: Dead Heat (1988)

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SYNOPSIS: Roger Mortis and Doug Bigelow are cops that are dead serious when it comes to catching criminals. But when the criminals they’re chasing are already dead…things get complicated to say the least. REVIEW: In the tried and true tradition of “48 Hours”, “Tango & Cash” & any buddy cop movie you can come up with comes “Dead Heat”, the story of a pair of detectives who are also best friends. Detectives Roger Mortis (Treat … Continue reading

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Film Review: Legend (1985)

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SYNOPSIS: A young man must stop the Lord of Darkness from both destroying daylight and marrying the woman he loves. REVIEW: “Loved by the Sun”, that memorable tune by Jon Anderson that stays with me every time I see this film. Packaged with some great score music by Tangerine Dream..it can only mean the fantasy Ridley Scott directed film, “Legend”. “Legend” might have the single most surprising factor attached to it in horror…………a great ominous … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Howling (1981)

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SYNOPSIS: “There is a serial killer on the loose, Karen White is the only reporter he communicates with. After a near fatal encounter with him at an adult video store, she is ordered to take a vacation. Eddie was killed by Police, but Karen doesn’t want to let it go and discovers that he came from a tiny community in the woods and that’s where she decides to vacation with husband Bill. Big mistake, because … Continue reading

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Film Review: Jack’s Back (1988)

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SYNOPSIS: A copycat Jack the Ripper is stalking the streets murdering prostitutes. The police working the case don’t have a clue as to who is behind the murders but when a young doctor (James Spader) stumbles upon one of the victims he thinks he’s learned the killer’s identity. Unfortunately the killer then murders him to keep him quiet, but isn’t aware that the doctor has a street-wise twin brother who soon shows up and starts … Continue reading

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Film Review: Morlocks (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: An experimental time machine opens a window into the future and mutated monsters (the Morlocks) use it to come back to the present and go on a murderous rampage. REVIEW: Written by Adam J. Karp, Royal McGraw Directed by Matt Codd Starring: David Hewlett, Christina Cole, Robert Picardo Best Line Runner up: “Let me see if I got this straight. You want me to travel through a rip in time, find and repair a … Continue reading

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Film Review: Sensored (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: A children’s book illustrator inhabits a twilight world of shifting reality and illusion, where cruelty and rampant evil do battle with his better instincts, and sanity is a question of perception. REVIEW: Director – Ryan Todd Starring – Robert Picardo, Sarah Knowlton, Brian Rife Boy, they say that all of the great artists are tortured souls but holy cow, were they ever as tortured as this? Sensored offers us a glimpse into one such … Continue reading

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