Film Review: Kite (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: In a dystopian future, a young girl seeks revenge on the men who killed her father REVIEW: Director: Ralph Ziman Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, India Eisley, Callan McAuliffe Kite tells the story of Sawa (India Eisley), a young girl living in a city where crime and gangs rule the streets. After Sawa’s mother and father are found murdered, she desires nothing more than revenge against the killers. Karl Aker (Samuel L. Jackson), her father’s … Continue reading

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Podcast: Horror News Radio – Eps 53

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“Captain, in Order to build a better world, sometimes means tearing the old one down… And that makes enemies.” – Alexander Pierce. Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) from directors Anthony Russo and Joe Russo is destroying the box office with is theatrical release, making it yet another successful super hero film in Marvel Studio’s cinematic universe. The grue-crew finally seduce brother Dave over to the dark side of comic book fantasy films with this perfect blend of … Continue reading

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Film Review: Jurassic Park (1993)

SYNOPSIS: “On Isla Nublar, a new park has just been built with genetically engineered dinosaurs. Tragedy strikes when one of the workers is killed by a velociraptor. The founder of the park John Hammond (Richard Attenborough) requests paleontologist Doctor Alan Grant (Sam Neill) and his assistant, Doctor Ellie Sattler (Laura Dern) to come to the park and ensure that it is safe. Also joining them are Hammond’s lawyer Donald Gennaro (Martin Ferrero) and chaos theorist … Continue reading

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Film Review: Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: After defeating the alien invasion with the Avengers, Captain American/Steve Rogers slowly grows accustomed to the brave, new world around him making new friends in Sam Wilson and the Black Widow and finally learning to trust Nick Fury. When an old enemy reveals itself, with plans to remove millions of its enemies in one quick precision attack, it is up to Captain America to go rogue, against S.H.I.E.L.D. itself, becoming a wanted fugitive in … Continue reading

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Podcast: Horror News Radio – Eps 46

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Robocop (2014) revisits the territory blazed by Paul Verhoeven in the 1987 original film, except watered down for a PG-13 audience. To be fair, the remake is geared more as a straight-laced action flick with heavy sci-fi overtones and one singularly frightening scene of extraordinary body-horror. What will the grue-crew think? Thomas continues the theme with the Top 5 of the Week bringing his Top 5 Under Appreciated Remakes featuring films like Little Shop of Horrors, Dawn of … Continue reading

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Cell (2015)

SYNOPSIS: When a mysterious cell phone signal causes apocalyptic chaos, an artist is determined to reunite with his young son in New England.

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Film Review: Oldboy (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: Obsessed with vengeance, a man sets out to find out why he was kidnapped and locked into solitary confinement for 20 years without reason REVIEW:

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Film Review: Robocop (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: When Detroit police officer, Alex Murphy, is critically wounded by a criminal mastermind his only hope of survival is the experimental robo-program at OmniCorp led by Dr. Dennett Norton. CEO Raymond Sellars sees Murphy as an opportunity to introduce his “robot soldier” technology to U.S. soil by putting a man into the suit making him a RoboCop.

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Stephen King’s CELL Is In Production – New Cast Member Announced

This one has been around for a long while and according to DEADLINES it has moved into the production stage. Cameras are rolling for adaptation of Stephen King’s CELL. Along with that great news also come the announcement that Isabelle Fuhrman has joined the cast. Horror fans should remember her from the creepy ORPHAN. You should remember that John Cusack and Samuel L. Jackson are re-teaming, their second time in a King film the first … Continue reading

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Get Robo-phobic With The New Trailer For ROBOCOP

The second trailer for the redo of ROBOCOP has made its way online and I’m still holding to my original opinion that I’m liking what I’m seeing. A stellar cast and an already proven story will hopefully lend itself to an better than average remake experience. In this retelling we are in the year 2028 and multinational conglomerate OmniCorp is at the center of robot technology. Their drones are winning American wars around the globe … Continue reading

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Samuel L. Jackson Joins John Cusack For Another Stephen King Adaptation

Well here’s some good news for your Monday afternoon. Samuel L. Jackson has joined the cast for the filming of Stephen King’s CELL. This teams him up once again with John Cusack who of course starred along side Jackson in 1408 a wonderful adaptation of a Stephen King short story. According to the press release Jackson will play “will play Tom McCourt, an engineer and former soldier who escapes from Boston along with Cusack’s character, … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Spirit (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: Rookie cop Denny Colt returns from the beyond as The Spirit, a hero whose mission is to fight against the bad forces in Central City. REVIEW: Ah, “The Spirit“, a film based on a 1940’s super hero of the same name. It’s ok if you weren’t around when this comic figure was popular, as the Spirit comes from the same generation as the other lesser known hero, “The Phantom”. Like “The Phantom”, this hero … Continue reading

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Film Review: Jurassic Park 3D (1993/2013)

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SYNOPSIS: During a preview tour, a theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok. REVIEW: I remember the excitement I felt when I bought tickets to see “JURASSIC PARK” for the first time in 1993. Back then it was THE movie to see, with effects like no film before it. Steven Spielberg (with the help of some cutting edge CGI) made the world believe that dinosaurs could … Continue reading

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Film Review: Django Unchained (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: With the help of his mentor, a slave-turned-bounty hunter sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner. REVIEW: At first glance during the opening credits of Django Unchained, the film appears to be nothing more than a typical spaghetti western. However, within the very first few minutes it becomes clear that it is not, as a tense standoff between the slave trading Spic brothers and a witty and wise dentist … Continue reading

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Film Review: Sphere (1998)

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SYNOPSIS: A spaceship is discovered under three hundred years’ worth of coral growth at the bottom of the ocean. REVIEW: Realistic and believable, the film adaptation of Michael Crichton’s best selling novel Sphere combines acting heavyweights with the intriguing tale and doing it justice. When a spaceship is found sunken beneath years of coral growth buried under one thousand feet of water, a psychologist, Dr. Norman Goodman (Dustin Hoffman) is called in under the guise … Continue reading

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Film Review: Meeting Evil (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: John is taken on a murder-fueled ride by a mysterious stranger that transforms the weak-willed, disillusioned husband and father into a desperate hero willing to go to any length to protect his family. REVIEW: Meeting Evil a thrilling adventure by Chris Fisher whose script (based on Thomas Berger’s novel) has a wonderfully twisted Twilight Zone feel to it. John (Luke Wilson, famous for Scream 2 and Charlie’s Angels) returns home after a really bad … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Avengers (2012)

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SYNOPSIS:  Nick Fury of S.H.I.E.L.D. brings together a team of super humans to form The Avengers to help save the Earth from Loki and his army. REVIEW: I am SUCH a nerd! Although no one has the chutzpah to actually come out and call The Black Saint a nerd, I’ll admit to it with something close to a smile on my face. I have watched every one of the “Superhero” movies released over the last … Continue reading

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Film Review: Arena (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: David Lord finds himself forced into the savage world of a modern gladiatorial arena, where men fight to the death for the entertainment of the online masses. REVIEW: Now here’s a movie made for the simple man. You got Samuel L. Jackson playing the bad guy, an online gladiator game and death every few minutes. The intro has 2 fighters battling to the death with lethal weapons in hand. As the onlookers across the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: After being deemed unfit for military service, Steve Rogers volunteers for a top secret research project that turns him into Captain America, a superhero dedicated to defending America’s ideals. REVIEW: Man oh man, is it hot in NYC today. The temp got up to 106 degrees in the city today (114 degrees if you factor in the humidity). The Black Saint is no fan of such sweltering heat. I am not a fan of … Continue reading

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Top 10 Male Horror Stars before they were famous

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How many times have you been watching an older movie and suddenly you see a famous actor or actress when they were younger in the background and they have some lame-ass line? Well these moments are most evident in horror films. Horror films are usually low budget so they can get aspiring actors to speak a few lines for little money. But then ten years down the road, that once no-name actor whose role it … Continue reading

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