Mission: Impossible: III

December 1, 2006 // 0 Comments

Hot on the heels of his Academy Award win for "Capote", Philip Seymour Hoffman leaps into the action genre by becoming a sadistic weapons dealer in the third installment of the "Mission Impossible" franchise. Having slightly higher [...]

Four Brothers

November 29, 2006 // 0 Comments

John Singleton blends blaxploitation and his love of the spaghetti western theme to produce an original spin on the typical revenge plotted story with his latest film "Four Brothers". Set in Detroit's mostly blue collar neighborhoods, four [...]

Charlie And The Chocolate Factory

November 27, 2006 // 0 Comments

Having grown up watching the original "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" with Gene Wilder in the lead of Willy Wonka, yet not seeing the film for quite a few years, I took some time to revisit this classic tale. Around the same time, Tim [...]

Terminator 3: Rise Of The Machines

November 22, 2006 // 0 Comments

For as long as I can remember, I have always employed "Terminator 2: Judgment Day" as a reference point for testing out a new format as well as to showcase all the best that my home theater had to offer. I have done so since the early days of [...]

V For Vendetta

November 20, 2006 // 0 Comments

In the post-9/11 world, it seems that people are growing increasingly more suspicious of their governments and the media's representations of them. Ideals of freedom are called into question with every political event, and liberals and conservatives [...]

John Carpenter's The Thing

November 15, 2006 // 0 Comments

A critical and commercial flop when it was first released, John Carpenter's "The Thing" is now considered by many as Carpenter's "magnum opus" and one of the better remakes. Starring Kurt Russell and Keith David, John [...]

Forbidden Planet

November 14, 2006 // 0 Comments

This 1956 science fiction classic has long been a landmark of the genre that is beloved by millions and viewed over and over again. To celebrate the movie's 50th anniversary Warner Home Video has not only restored the film to its original glory but [...]

The Break-Up

November 13, 2006 // 0 Comments

It's not too often we see an A-list Hollywood film attempting to expand on the simple romantic comedy formula by altering the norm, even ever-so-slightly. Now, I'm not talking about anything mind blowing here, It's just that we are usually [...]


November 10, 2006 // 0 Comments

I had seen advertisements for "Slither" countless times and then Universal sent over the HD-DVD version of the film for review something drew me to it. I usually do not care much for contemporary horror films since they have all degraded to [...]


November 8, 2006 // 0 Comments

Stanley Kubrick's story of a slave uprising in ancient Rome won four Academy Awards in 1960 and is still a marvelous sweeping epic that remains absolutely timeless. And yet, the film has been treated like an ugly duckling by Universal so far, never [...]
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