Film Review: The Lodger (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: Alfred Molina (Spider-Man 2), Hope Davis (About Schmidt), Shane West (The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen) and Simon Baker (TV’s “The Mentalist”) star in this terrifying thriller. THE LODGER follows a seasoned detective on the trail of a ruthless killer intent on slaughtering prostitutes along West Hollywood’s Sunset Strip. It appears that the murderer’s grisly methods are identical to that of London’s infamous 19th century psychopath Jack the Ripper – a relentless serial killer who … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dracula 2000 (2000)

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SYNOPSIS: A group of thieves break into a chamber expecting to find paintings, but instead they release the count himself, who travels to New Orleans to find his nemesis’ daughter, Mary Van Helsing. REVIEW: Van Helsing has become an antique collector. Or so it seems in the modern world which is currently free from vampires. Though our much older Abraham Van Helsing (Christopher Plummer) is hiding a dark secret in the bowels of his mega-security … Continue reading

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Film Review: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003)

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SYNOPSIS: In an alternate Victorian Age world, a group of famous contemporary fantasy, SF and adventure characters team up on a secret mission. REVIEW: I couldn’t imagine a cooler off-beat joining up of characters. This film has always stayed within reach but never seems to escalate to a favorite. After seeing it several times, I’ve come to the conclusion that it’s a pretty cool movie with an even greater idea. It does however have some … Continue reading

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Film Review: Red Sands (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: A unit of U.S. soldiers is assigned to seize control of a strategically important Afghan road, but when the platoon stumbles upon an ancient statue and uses it for target practice, they awaken an evil spirit hungry for revenge. Now, the soldiers must use all their training and survival skills to battle the supernatural predator in this war horror film starring Shane West, Leonard Roberts and Aldis Hodge. REVIEW: Creepy, atmospheric and heightened by … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Presence (2010)

SYNOPSIS: A woman travels to an isolated cabin where she is unknowingly stalked by an obsessive apparition. The arrival of the woman’s boyfriend brings a change in behavior to not only the woman but the presence residing in the home as well. The woman becomes defensively irrational to her boyfriend and the apparition must decide if he wants to intervene or let things fall as they may. REVIEW: Written and Directed by Tom Provost Starring: … Continue reading

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