Articles by Joe Lauper

Road House 2

August 1, 2006 // 0 Comments

Taking place roughly 17 years after the original "Road House, " we get "Road House 2, " a bland, unexciting, direct to video "sequel" to the campy classic that starred Patrick Swayze. You only have to take a glimpse at the [...]

Road House

July 31, 2006 // 0 Comments

What can be said about "Road House" that hasn't already been said? It may be campy and cheesy without meaning to be so, (and that's where its charm lies) but it has become to many movie viewers a sort of cult classic. Patrick Swayze is [...]

Ask The Dust

July 26, 2006 // 0 Comments

Set during the depression of 1933 Los Angeles, struggling author, Arturo Bandini, (Colin Farell) is hoping to write a book that will make him rich and famous. The only problem is that he lacks the confidence to write about things he has yet to experience [...]

Magdalena's Brain

July 19, 2006 // 0 Comments

After a mind experiment in which her husband used himself as a guinea pig and was left immobilized as a result, scientist Magdalena Welling, (Amy Shelton-White) finds herself the reluctant caretaker of husband Arthur, (Sanjiban). Together, in an abandoned [...]


July 18, 2006 // 0 Comments

Considered by many to be a cult classic, Jess Franco's, "Succubus" tells the story of Lorna, (Janine Reynaud) a nightclub performer whose act consists of simulation S&M – it's filled with sex, torture and murder – all [...]


July 17, 2006 // 0 Comments

Considered by many to be one of the greatest sports documentaries ever made, Leni Riefenstahl's, "Olympia" is a film divided into two parts which covers the 1936 Olympics in Berlin. Part one: Festival of the Nations – This piece opens [...]


July 14, 2006 // 0 Comments

Johannesburg, Africa – For many, life is lived in desperation. The slums and shanty-towns are overflowing with the poor and outcasts of society. Since crime and poverty often go hand in hand, it is no surprise to see teenagers among this element [...]

Dennis Miller – All In

July 14, 2006 // 0 Comments

Dennis Miller, a comedian known for his trademark culturally referenced rants, comes to the Vegas stage at Caesar's Palace, doing his stand-up routine which was filmed for HBO in 2005. Most of us recognize Dennis Miller from his stint on [...]

Star Trek Q Fan Collective

July 6, 2006 // 0 Comments

Space – The final frontier… these are the – well, you know the rest. Ah, "Star Trek" – what can be said about that seminal TV series from the 60s that hasn't already been said? It's spawned several movies and [...]

Winter Passing

June 30, 2006 // 0 Comments

Ed Harris and Zooey Deschanel star as an estranged father and daughter who are forced to interact with each other after many years apart. Don, (Ed Harris) is a washed up, alcoholic novelist who is living as a recluse. Reese, (Zooey Deschanel) is his [...]
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