Film Review: Don Mckay (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: Don McKay, a high school janitor who leaves his hometown after a tragedy, returns 25 years later to rekindle a romance with his old flame, who is dying, but this homecoming brings McKay more than he bargained for. REVIEW: With the acting talent of Thomas Haden Church, Elisabeth Shue aboard, this film seemed on that merit alone to take a chance on. A rather brooding cover and throwing out my need to read any … Continue reading

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Film Review: Killer Joe (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: “A totally twisted deep-fried Texas redneck trailer park murder story.”Synopsis: When an inopportune debt presents itself to one Chris Smith he brainstorms on ideas to come up with some considerable cash, fast. Seeing as it was his mother that created this predicament he obtains the services of Joe Cooper, professional hit man for hire. Will his mother’s insurance policy be enough to redeem his arrangements with his debtors or will something entirely more diabolical … Continue reading

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Film Review: Spider-Man 3 (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: A strange black entity from another world bonds with Peter Parker and causes inner turmoil as he contends with new villains, temptations, and revenge. REVIEW: The 3rd in the Spider-Man trilogy directed again by the kinetic minded Sam Raimi. This was to be the last of the series featuring the talents of Raimi, Kirsten Dunst and Tobey Maguire. Like its previous films, it carries over the storylines seamlessly into this 3rd offering. This time … Continue reading

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Film Review: John Carter (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Transplanted to Mars, a Civil War vet discovers a lush planet inhabited by 12-foot tall barbarians. Finding himself a prisoner of these creatures, he escapes, only to encounter a princess who is in desperate need of a savior. REVIEW: “John Carter” is a 2012 science fiction movie released under Walt Disney Pictures. It was reported to have filmed in 2009 while wrapping up in 2010. Those who are more familiar with its background recognize … Continue reading

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