Archive for March, 2012

Brake

Brake

| March 22, 2012

Claustrophobia is a fear we all have. Human beings love being able to move about and frolic. In fact, I love it so much that even riding a crowded train can become a painful experience. So it’s surprising that the thought of being trapped inside a box has never crossed my mind. That is to […]

The Big Night

The Big Night

| March 21, 2012

John Barrymore Jr., the late father of actress of Drew Barrymore makes quite an impression in the 1951 teen angst film, The Big Night. He stars as George Le Main, a teen that sees his bartender father get beaten and humiliated by a big shot writer for the local newspaper. Unable to understand why his […]

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Neverland

Neverland

| March 21, 2012

Nick Willing, the writer and director of Syfy mini series Tin Man and Alice, has now had his hand in J.M. Barre’s classic novel Peter Pan. Neverland is a prequel of sorts to Peter Pan, as we get to see how Peter (Charlie Rowe) and various other characters get to the fantasy world. Peter belongs […]

Little Girl (La Pivellina)

Little Girl (La Pivellina)

| March 20, 2012

Little Girl (La Pivellina) is the story of a gypsy woman who lives in Rome and comes upon a young girl around the age of two at the neighborhood park. The lady, Aunt Patty, takes the girl in, after she finds a note from the girl’s mother asking for someone to care for her until […]

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Robin Good and His Not-So-Merry Men

Robin Good and His Not-So-Merry Men

| March 20, 2012

Moms and kids alike get excited when news of a new VeggieTales episode comes around. Unfortunately, in <em>Robin Good and His Not-So-Merry-Men</em>, that joy might soon be turned to disappointment. VeggieTales has been going strong for twenty years, but no successful series is void of a few misses. <em>Robin Good and His Not-So-Merry-Men</em> has a […]

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Breakout Kings: Season 1

Breakout Kings: Season 1

| March 20, 2012

Set in the same universe as Prison Break, Breakout Kings follows a team of enforcement officers that have gathered convicts in an attempt to stop crime with criminals. Under the rule of federal marshals Charlie DuChamp (Laz Alonzo) and Ray Zancanelli (Domenick Lombardozzi), three convict must work together in order to capture recent escapees from […]

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Die

Die

| March 20, 2012

Dominic James’ Die is a perfect example of a low budget horror film gone wrong. Set in modern day, six people wake up in glass cells with dots imprinted on their wrists, much like the dots found on a die. A mysterious bearded man confronts them with various death challenges where they must roll a […]

Tinker Tailor  Soldier  Spy

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

| March 20, 2012

The first image of Gary Oldman’s portrayal of John Le Carre’s character of George Smiley, I was reminded of an owl. An owls eyes are very large, they are extremely stealthy and in most cultures, they are seen as a symbol of knowledge and wisdom. One of the biggest proponents of this as well is […]

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A Lonely Place to Die

A Lonely Place to Die

| March 20, 2012

It’s always exciting to see places that you’ve rarely (if ever) seen before in a film, and before the opening credits of A Lonely Place to Die are done rolling, the audience has already been given a gorgeous introduction to the Scottish highlands. And before the credits even start rolling, we’ve had an uncomfortable look […]

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Savage Sisters

Savage Sisters

| March 19, 2012

Produced for American International Pictures (AIP), Savage Sisters came about during the period of the 1970s in which countless American exploitation pictures were being produced in the Philippines in order to simultaneously cut production costs and increase production value. (You can learn more about this trend in Filipino genre filmmaking in Mark Hartley’s 2010 documentary, […]

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