Film Review: The Divide (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Survivors of a nuclear attack are grouped together for days in the basement of their apartment building, where fear and dwindling supplies wear away at their dynamic. REVIEW: I’ve seen my share of apocalyptic films this year, not mention the various ones that arrived last year. I’m most surprisde on how they all take on different tones with the same basic philosophy….the end of the world. Or in some case, the “coming” of the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Repo Chick (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: As a repo chick, wealthy bad-girl Pixxi and her entourage get mixed up in a devious kidnapping plot that threatens to wipe out the city of Los Angeles. REVIEW: Cult film master director Alex Cox brings in a new entry in cinematic wackiness, built on the foundation of his cult classic Repo Man. 2011 brings us Repo Girl. Though this film is by far its own invention. Loaded with new characters ripe with their … Continue reading

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Film Review: After Hours (1985)

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SYNOPSIS: “A meek word processor impulsively travels to Manhattan’s Soho district to date an attractive but apparently disturbed young woman and finds himself trapped there in a nightmarish surreal vortex of improbable coincidences and farcical circumstances.” (courtesy IMDB) REVIEW: During the mid-eighties, the term Quirky Comedy seemed to make film producers run for their cheque-book without even thinking, with the end result sucking more than a hydrogen scoop turned up to eleven. What was needed … Continue reading

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