Film Review: Monkey Shines (1988)

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SYNOPSIS: A quadriplegic man has a trained monkey help him with his paralysis, until the little monkey begins to develop feelings, and rage, against its new master. REVIEW: Directed by George Romero and based on the book by Michael Stewart, Monkey Shines was made in 1988. It tells the story of a disabled man who takes on a trained monkey as a service animal. In real life, this is something that happens. However, in this … Continue reading

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Film Review: Transformers: Age Of Extinction (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: A mechanic and his family join the Autobots as they are targeted by a bounty hunter from another world. REVIEW:

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Film Review: Jack the Giant Slayer (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: The ancient war between humans and a race of giants is reignited when Jack, a young farmhand fighting for a kingdom and the love of a princess, opens a gateway between the two worlds. REVIEW: The story of “Jack & the Beanstalk” is one of the most fabled of all fairy tales but it’s been awhile since Hollywood tackled it and it’s never seen a production as epic as director Bryan Singer’s latest film … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Hunger Games (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: A young girl volunteers to take her sister’s place in a fight to the death in a dystopian future. REVIEW: For a few years now, fans of Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games (the first book in the three book series, published in 2008), have eagerly anticipated the film adaptation. Well, the time has come and with Gary Ross’ direction, The Hunger Games is now thrust welcomingly upon the world. In a futuristic world known … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Lovely Bones (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: Based on the best selling book by Alice Sebold, The Lovely Bones is the story of a 14-year-old girl from suburban Pennsylvania who is murdered by her neighbor. She tells the story from Heaven, showing the lives of the people around her and how they have changed all while attempting to get someone to find her lost body. REVIEW: The Lovely Bones is the latest eye candy extravaganza by director Peter Jackson. Co-written, produced … Continue reading

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