Podcast: Horror News Radio – Eps 62

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Edge of Tomorrow (2014) may have flopped at the weekend box office but the HNR crew are generally enthusiastic about the film, its humor and Emily Blunt. Doug Liman directs and Tom Cruise stars along with Bill Paxton and Brendan Gleeson. Dave ramps up the news of the week with Harbinger Down, The Stand and Rob Zombie while Santos continues with HNR’s newest segment of the show, Stump the Saint, featuring horror trivia questions provided by you, the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Edge of Tomorrow (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: As the world faces an alien invasion, Major William Cage (Tom Cruise) finds himself in hot water as he is shipped off to the front lines deemed a deserter and a coward. On the battlefield he encounters a rarely seen enemy that sets off a series of events resulting in Cage reliving the day over and over again. With only the war-hero Rita Vrataski believing, and understanding, his fate, Cage begins to accept the … Continue reading

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Trailer for EDGE OF TOMORROW Brings Tom Cruise Back Again And Again

In a strange sci-fi twist on the Groundhog Day formula we find Tom Cruise stuck in a loop, repeating a horrible day on the battlefield over and over again in the upcoming EDGE OF TOMORROW. I have to admit, this trailer is pretty kick ass and lets face it, Cruise could use a hit so lets hope this one lives up to the hype and delivers the goods. Based on the novel “ALL YOU NEED … Continue reading

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Film Review: Minority Report (2002)

SYNOPSIS: “Based on a Philip K. Dick short story, Minority Report is about a cop in the future working in a division of the police department that arrests killers before they commit the crimes, courtesy of some future-viewing technology. John Anderton has the tables turned on him when he is accused of a future crime and must find out what brought it about and stop it before it can happen.” (courtesy IMDB) REVIEW: More than … Continue reading

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Film Review: Oblivion (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: A veteran assigned to extract Earth’s remaining resources begins to question what he knows about his mission and himself. REVIEW: I dig Sci-Fi films, I really do. I’ve seen good ones, bad ones & all the ones in between. And I was all ready to enjoy “OBLIVION” which was written & directed by Joseph Kosinski (“TRON: LEGACY”) & stars Tom Cruise, I really was. The promos for it looked fantastic with jaw dropping visuals … Continue reading

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Film Review: Room 237 (2012)

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SYNOPSIS:  A subjective documentary that explores the numerous theories about the hidden meanings within Stanley Kubrick’s “The Shining”. The film may be over 30 years old but it continues to inspire debate, speculation, and mystery.

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Film Review: Magnolia (1999)

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SYNOPSIS: An epic mosaic of several interrelated characters in search of happiness, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley. REVIEW: A most peculiar name for a film that only fashions a single flower on its cover..”Magnolia“, as titled refers to the petals of life and their interwoven purpose. “Magnolia”, is A filmed that has become a cult favorite directed by (also cult favorite director) Paul Thomas Anderson. You might recognize the director from his … Continue reading

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Film Review: Legend (1985)

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SYNOPSIS: A young man must stop the Lord of Darkness from both destroying daylight and marrying the woman he loves. REVIEW: “Loved by the Sun”, that memorable tune by Jon Anderson that stays with me every time I see this film. Packaged with some great score music by Tangerine Dream..it can only mean the fantasy Ridley Scott directed film, “Legend”. “Legend” might have the single most surprising factor attached to it in horror…………a great ominous … Continue reading

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Film Review: Interview With The Vampire (1994)

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SYNOPSIS: “It hadn’t even been a year since a plantation owner named Louis had lost his wife in childbirth. Both his wife and the infant died, and now he has lost his will to live. A vampire named Lestat takes a liking to Louis and offers him the chance to become a creature of the night – a vampire. Louis accepts, and Lestat drains Louis’ mortal blood and then replaces it with his own, turning … Continue reading

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Film Review: Eyes Wide Shut (1999)

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SYNOPSIS A New York City doctor, who is married to an art curator, pushes himself on a harrowing and dangerous night-long odyssey of sexual and moral discovery after his wife admits that she once almost cheated on him. REVIEW: I have long been a fan of Stanley Kubrick’s work. His film releases have inspired me in other arenas as a source of creative inspiration. While not every film is a complete masterpieces….many are. “Eyes Wide … Continue reading

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