Saturday , 29 April 2017

Reviews

Non-stop action fuels Mad Max: Fury Road – review

Whewwww! Now that is a movie! Roaring onto screens everywhere, Mad Max: Fury Road gives new meaning to the term, ‘action film.’ Indeed, it is not so much of a popcorn movie, but rather an extra large bucket of meat movie. It is completely unlike any other movie, except of course, the previous Mad Max films, but it ups the ... Read More »

Bully on Unfriended – a review

There’s the old adage, ‘Keep your friends close, but keep your enemies closer.’ In the newest cybernatural horror film, Unfriended, this rings truer than ever, and following this rule may mean the difference between life or death. The catalyst for the events to follow is that of an embarrassing video of a girl that is posted online and the ensuing ... Read More »

It Follows leads this year’s horror crop – review

You can’t run. And you can’t hide. Because no matter where you go, “It” will follow. And if it catches you…. Such is the basic premise of the latest horror sensation to hit theaters, It Follows. After a mysterious and deadly opening sequence, the movie centers on Jay, her sister, Kelly, and their friends, Paul and Yara. Jay is excited ... Read More »

She’s alive! The Lazarus Effect – review

One of the greatest mysteries of life is what happens to you when you die. In the latest frightfest to hit theater screens, The Lazarus Effect, discovering what lies in the great beyond may be better left alone. From Blumhouse Productions, the studio that specializes in low-budget, yet highly successful horror franchises like Paranormal Activity, Insidious, Sinister and The Purge, ... Read More »

I, Frankenstein brings new life to well-worn tale.

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, first published almost 200 years ago, has undergone a number of filmed presentations, from Universal’s 1931 classic with Boris Karloff as The Monster, to Hammer’s gothic version starring Christopher Lee, to Kenneth Branagh’s tale featuring Robert DeNiro. Most have followed the original story of how Frankenstein’s monster came into being and its/his struggle to deal with what life brings ... Read More »

Metallica Through the Never never fails to rock!

Metallica has long been one of the greatest forces in rock and roll. And that power has been perfectly captured in their new film, “Metallica Through the Never.” The movie takes what would have stood as a terrific, stand-alone concert film, and adds a subplot where a roadie is sent on an important mission to retreive something vital to the ... Read More »

World War Z review

World War Z is the newest, and most ambitious to date,  zombie apocalypse thriller, which is, in great part due to the immense success of television’s The Walking Dead, at an all-time height of popularity. Offering up a refreshingly original take on the undead genre, the movie is relentless and intense from the get go,  barreling forward with some incredible action setpieces that ... Read More »