The movie: "Area 407" / Original title "Tape 407" Horror/Sci-Fi/ThrillerOfficial Rating: NRMy rating: 6/10The scoop:A plane full of people heading home for the holidays crashes. There is a kid on board obsessed with filming everything and that's exactly what she does while they survivors are... stalked. With no help coming for some strange reason, the passengers begin… Continue reading Scary Flicks || Area 407
It should be no secret to anyone who is ... alive ... that social media in 2013 can be just another vehicle for bullying. There have been some high-profile cases in the media - one in my own province. Cases about bullying that left the school ground and headed to the internet. When I was… Continue reading Wasted On the Young || Film Takes Bullying High Tech
Title: Mama (2013) Director: Andrés Muschietti (Mama, short) Cast: Jessica Chastain ("The Help", "Zero Dark Thirty", "Take Shelter"), Nikolaj Coster-Waldau ("Game of Thrones", "Kingdom Of Heaven", "Blackhawk Down"), Megan Charpentier ("Supernatural", "Jennifer's Body", "Resident Evil"), Isabelle Nélisse ("Whitewash") Synopsis: Annabel and Lucas are faced with the challenge of raising his young nieces that were left alone in the forest… Continue reading Review: “Mama” Is Topping Box Office For a reason.
Films about killers are made better with humor. It eases the viewer into suddenly realizing that they're feeling sympathetic toward characters who are killing people. It's sneaky and I love it. Films where people get into an inordinate amount of trouble without really trying also please me. Colin Farrell and Christopher Walken in the same… Continue reading Review: “Seven Psychopaths” and All The Best Actors
I like horror movies; that's no secret. In particular, I enjoy horror movies that are more traditional. There's a place for slasher films but I'd much rather watch a good ghost story. "Apartment 143" has a lot of the things that I really enjoy in a good scary movies. There were a few moments when… Continue reading Review: Apartment 143
There have been quite a few movies about paranormal investigation teams encountering a phenomenon they can't explain. Perhaps the greatest in this genre was "Poltergeist". I will never forget the look on the scientist's face when his steak began crawling across the counter. There's no steak in "Red Lights" but there's a hell of a plot and… Continue reading Review: “Red Lights”
One thing is crucial when watching a movie that involves any kind of time travel: the ability to suspend your disbelief. There's really no way around the fact that any kind of time travel is a set up for inconsistencies and philosophical loops. That's pretty important when you go to see "Looper". The interesting thing is that… Continue reading Review: “Looper”
There are a lot of films released each year that, some may say, are "horror films". Most of the "scary" flicks that are around are slasher films; the kind of gore-fest that's certainly got a place. I'm a bit of a purist when it comes to the darker side of film. Give me a good… Continue reading The Possession: Don’t Listen to the Naysayers