Archive for November, 2005

The Eternal: Kiss of the Mummy

Remember that wonderful Three Dog Night song, “Mummy Told Me Not to Come.” Well, the characters in this new horror film from director Michael Almereyda (“Nadja“) should have taken that advice. Meet husband and wife Nora (Alison Elliott) and Jeff (Jared Harris). Read the rest of this entry »

Man-Thing

Agents of an oil tycoon vanish while exploring a swamp marked for drilling. The local sheriff investigates and faces a Seminole legend come to life: Man-Thing, a shambling swamp-monster whose touch burns those who feel fear. Read the rest of this entry »

Cheaper by the Dozen 2

Steve Martin and Bonnie Hunt return as heads of the Baker family who, while on vacation, find themselves in competition with a rival family of eight children, headed by Eugene Levy Read the rest of this entry »

I Still Remember The Faculty’s Urban Legends That We Screamed At Last Halloween

It was bound to happen. After being bombarded with one teenage horror flick after another, it was only a matter of time before they started to look and sound alike. How else can you explain this dreadfully derivative film about a group of high school students and faculty members who end up staying at an abandoned campground over Halloween weekend? Read the rest of this entry »

Two for the Money

Brandon Lang loves football: an injury keeps him from the pros, but his quarterback’s anticipation makes him a brilliant predictor of games’ outcomes. Needing money, he leaves Vegas for Manhattan to work for Walter Abrams advising gamblers. Walter has a doting wife, a young daughter, and a thriving business, but he has problems: a bum heart, a belief he’s a master manipulator, and addictions barely kept in check Read the rest of this entry »

Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl 3-D, The

Dreamer Max, ridiculed by his classmates, conjures up his perfect dreamworld.. Read the rest of this entry »

Half Past Dead

Three things you can do that would be less painful than sitting through Steven Seagal’s latest film “Half Past Dead”:

Cover your head in honey and stick it down an ant hole.

Go clothes shopping with the Olsen twins.

Sit through an IRS audit. Read the rest of this entry »

Serenity

The crew of the Serenity is getting desperate. They have lain lower and lower to protect their doctor, Simon Tam (Sean Maher), and his telepathic traumatized little sister, River (Summer Glau), from the alliance, whom he rescued her from a year earlier. This has made getting jobs harder and now they are desperate Read the rest of this entry »

Kudos

My name is Hector. I’m a sportscaster down here in Puerto Rico. My hobbies are DVD movies. I got a new Infinity speakers/ Sony 35″ TV and 5.1 Digital receiver/Panasonic 300 DVD player, Home Theater. I have already 215 DVD titles.. . . and one of my favorite web sites is yours. Read the rest of this entry »

Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith

A maturing Anakin Skywalker goes to the dark side of The Force and becomes Sith Lord Darth Vader. We experience the transformation in a dark, scary yet thrilling climax. The story here logically sets up the events of Episode IV, the original 1977 Star Wars movie in which Darth Vader goes to war against his own children, Luke and Leia Read the rest of this entry »

Syriana

A missile disappears in Iran, but the CIA has other problems: the heir to an Emirate gives an oil contract to China, cutting out a US company that promptly fires its immigrant workers and merges with a small firm that has landed a Kazakhstani oil contract. The Department of Justice suspects bribery, and the oil company’s law firm finds a scapegoat. The CIA also needs one when its plot to kill the Emir-apparent fails Read the rest of this entry »

Fantastic Four

When an experimental space voyage goes awry, four people are changed by cosmic rays. Reed Richards, inventor and leader of the group gains the ability to stretch his body, and takes the name, Mr. Fantastic Read the rest of this entry »

7 days to live

Amanda Plummer and Sean Pertwee are very good in this creepy haunted house story. They play Ellen and Martin Shaw, a couple trying to recover from the tragic death of their young son. To help heal their wounds and start a new life, the Shaws move to an old country house. What should have been a clean break turns into a nightmare for Ellen, who begins to receive supernatural warnings of her own death. Too bad their new dream house is built on an old graveyard. Familiar plot gets a lift from the two stars, who create a strong dynamic that rises above the material. Read the rest of this entry »

Girl with a Pearl Earring

The marriage between a director and a director of photography creates the heart and soul of a motion picture. The director is responsible for the films lifeblood, and using light and shadows, the director of photographer captures its soul. When the union is successful, the result can be something extraordinary and beautiful. Read the rest of this entry »

BloodRayne

In eighteenth century Romania, Rayne, a dhampir (half-human, half-vampire), prone to fits of blind blood rage but saddled with a compunction for humans, strives to avenge her mother’s rape by her father, Kagan, King of Vampires. Two vampire hunters, Sebastian and Vladimir, from the Brimstone Society persuade her to join their cause. Read the rest of this entry »