Tuesday , 28 March 2017

Reviews

Debbie Rochon’s Model Hunger a Feast for Fright Fans – review

“There’s no need to scream. I can hear you just fine.” In the world of entertainment, whether it be film, television, music, or, most notably, modeling, youth and beauty are generally treasured over talent and experience, and that holds especially true when it comes to women. Of course, there are those – Meryl Streep, Helen Mirren, Tina Turner, Cheryl Tiegs, to name a ... Read More »

To Be or Not to Be….Human – Morgan – review

“Do you consider yourself a person?” “No, I am something new.” What does it mean to be human? Is it having the capacity to empathize with others? Does it entail understanding that actions have consequences? Is it being able to laugh, to cry? Or, even deeper, does it require that one have a soul? Those are some of the questions posed ... Read More »

Bad Guys Come Together in Suicide Squad – review

“Here’s to honor among thieves….remember, we’re the bad guys.” When historians ultimately look back at the history of superhero movies and films based on comic book characters, no doubt 2016 will be considered a pivotal year. While Superman (1978), Batman (1989), Iron Man and The Dark Knight (2008) and The Avengers (2012) all marked important turning points in bringing a ... Read More »

Beware the Dark in Lights Out – review

“Watch out now take care…In the dead of night…It can hurt you…Beware of darkness.” – George Harrison, from “All Things Must Pass” Nothing is more terrifying than the dark, not the darkness itself, per se, but what might lurk within it. Not being able to see something that may be out to get you is a frightening situation to be in. Many ... Read More »

Women a powerful presence in new Ghostbusters – review

In 1984, when Ghostbusters became the biggest movie of the year (Beverly Hills Cop came out in December and made a majority of its gross in ’85), everybody was asking the question, “Who you gonna call?” At that time, it was answered by SNL alumni, Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd, along with Harold Ramis and Ernie Hudson, in a film that expertly combined laughs, scares ... Read More »

The Purge: Election Year gets the Gore 4’s vote – review

This is not a test. This is your Emergency Broadcast System announcing the commencement of The Annual Purge. America – home of baseball, apple pie and Chevrolet. And in the not too distant future, government sanctioned robbery, rape and murder for twelve hours one day out of the year. The Purge: Election Year couldn’t be more timely as America finds ... Read More »

The Gore 4 goes 4D!

There’s nothing quite like going to the movies. With state-of-the-art visuals, surround sound, stadium seating and more food options than basic popcorn and soda, the movie-going experience is better than ever (Just stay off those damn distracting phones!). With 3D becoming more effective and widespread since its groundbreaking use in James Cameron’s 2009 blockbuster, Avatar, you can feel more a part of ... Read More »

World Unites for Independence Day: Resurgence – review

“We always knew they were coming back.” Twenty years after the world united to ultimately thwart an alien invasion that left planet earth in ruins…..they’re back! When Independence Day hit theater screens back in 1996, with it’s iconic images of an Empire State Building and the White House being destroyed by alien laser blasts, along with a star-making turn by ... Read More »

The Shallows taps into our deepest fears – review

Just when you though it was safe to get away from it all and have an idyllic vacation surfing at an isolated Mexican beach, well …… Splashing into theaters this summer is the latest man, or, in this case, woman, vs. shark movie, The Shallows. Featuring a gore-de-force performance by Blake Lively, The Shallows is an exciting, intense, nail-biting thrill-ride that ... Read More »