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  • Movie Review: 'The Lazarus Effect' (2015)
    Movie Review: 'The Lazarus Effect' (2015)
    As far as cheapie horror film plots go, "The Lazarus Effect" is a nice variation on the Frankenstein story. If you bring back the dead, be prepared for the consequences if they aren't the same person you knew and loved before.Too bad...
  • Movie poster for 'The Descendants'
    'The Descendants' marks a career high for Alexander Payne and George Clooney
    It's a shock to realize that The Descendants was Alexander Payne's first movie in seven years after the brilliant Sideways, a brilliant movie which still feels like it came out yesterday. But it’s great to see that he hadn't lost...
  • Adventure Time: Frost & Fire , DVD Review
    'Adventure Time: Frost & Fire' DVD Review
    Finn the Human and his best friend Jake are here to entertain you as they travel through the Land of Ooo. The great thing about Jake is that he is a shape shifter. It really adds to the stories and on this DVD you get 16 of the most popular of the...
  • Nippon Nights
    Nippon Nights Season 3, March 10 & April 16 at the Roxie
    Nippon Nights is a monthly series presenting different genres, styles and generations of Japanese Cinema to Bay Area audiences. Check out upcoming screenings which will take place at the Roxie: 1960s Japanese Cult MovieBRANDED TO KILL by Seijun...
  • ‘Star Wars’ Spin-Off writer Chris Weitz warns fans: “Expect Everything”
    ‘Star Wars’ Spin-Off writer Chris Weitz warns fans: “Expect Everything”
    Star Wars fans should have high expectations regarding the upcoming spin-off, according to screenwriter Chris Weitz. While promoting Disney’s live-action “Cinderella” remake, which he wrote the screenplay for, ahead of its March...
  • 'The Innocents' (1961)
    DVD review: 'The Innocents' (1961)
    'The Innocents' is considered a landmark British horror film.That's a lot of hype to start a review.Miss Giddens (Deborah Kerr) is interviewed to be a governess by a wealthy bachelor (Michael Redgraves) who is burdened by his niece and...
  • Monster Mania 30
    Monster Mania Con 30
    Last October, Monster Mania Con came to Baltimore, Maryland and I was able to achieve one of the top items on my bucket list: meeting Robert Englund! The 30th Monster Mania convention is just a little over a week away so I thought that I would...
  • Serangoon Road, DVD Review
    'Serangoon Road' DVD Review
    Singapore in the 1960's was very chaotic. You had every nationality on a tiny island and every sort of character to speak of. Sam Callaghan (Don Hany) was from Australia but spent a lot of time in the Orient. Sam and his family spent time in a...
  • Ann Coulter
    ‘Sharknado 3’ casting news: Mark Cuban and Ann Coulter to star
    On Monday, TV Line surfaced some pretty surprising casting news for the third installment of SyFy’s “Sharknado” series. According to the source, Mark Cuban and Ann Coulter are set to star in the upcoming film. How crazier can...
  • Focus
    Who's conning who?
    Focus is the first R-rated movie Will Smith has starred in since the last Bad Boys movie 12 years ago. He tends to play it safe ever since becoming such a huge movie star and has always wanted to attract the largest audiences he could. But it...
  • Rounders
    Movie review: Rounders
    Mike is a gambler who is trying to kick the habit when his best friend Worm gets into trouble with a loan shark. To help Worm pay off his debt, Mike must jump back into gambling and deal with the same unsavory characters who want their money.Matt...
  • McFarland, USA
    Movie Review of "McFarland, USA"
    Sometimes you just want to take a sabbatical from all the violence and madness exposed by the media and movies (especially when the snow and ice outdoors enhances the gloom). But if you’re feeling a bit depressed, I have the perfect remedy...
  • Foxcatcher
    DVD Tuesday: powerful Oscar nominee 'Foxcatcher', plus third 'Hunger Games'
    Movies new on DVD and Blu-ray this Tuesday include multiple Oscar nominee “Foxcatcher”, plus the uber popular “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1”. What will you be watching? Read more about those movies and this week...
  • American Sniper
    American Sniper is a complex film to watch
    American Sniper:Rated“PG-13” (83 minutes)Starring:Bradley Cooper, Kyle Gallner, Cole Konis, Ben Reed, Elise RobertsonDirected by:Clint EastwoodMuch has already been written about this film, and even more has been written about the real...
  • Lost Souls
    March Madness: Island of Lost Souls (1932)
    Basketball? No thank you. I much prefer that my March by filled with mad doctors, scientists, and their awful (awesome?) creations.Not many people are familiar with “Island of Lost Souls,” Paramount’s 1932 classic, as it usually...