Anthony Hopkins

Bram Stoker’s Dracula

October 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

As faithful readers of this site probably know by now, “Bram Stoker’s Dracula” is one of my favorite films, and one I enjoy revisiting it over and again. I do not consider it a guilty pleasure, but the enjoyment of a true piece of cinematic art. [...]

Alchemy is “Kidnapping Mr. Heineken” in April

March 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

Independent home video publisher Alchemy has just announced the upcoming release of the indie film Kidnapping Mr. Heineken, bringing the action-packed caper to Blu-Ray Disc and DVD in April. In 1983, a group of childhood friends pulled off the crime of [...]

Amistad

May 5, 2014 // 0 Comments

For some reason, "Amistad" is one of director Steven Spielberg's most overlooked films. Despite the fact it was nominated for innumerable awards in 1998 when it was first released, after its theatrical run the film somehow seems to have [...]

Thor: The Dark World

February 21, 2014 // 0 Comments

Superhero movies have truly come of age, with each new Marvel release trumping its predecessor in terms of story and frenetic energy. "Thor: The Dark World" is no different, and now the sequel to the original "Thor" movie has arrived [...]

RED 2

January 15, 2014 // 0 Comments

For some reason “RED” flew completely under my radar when it was released and it was “RED 2” that first drew my attention towards this funny and action-packed row of thrillers. Former black-ops CIA operatives Frank Moses (Bruce [...]

Thor

October 3, 2011 // 0 Comments

For the past decade, we have seen superhero movies a dime a dozen. With the digital revolution in filmmaking, at last, came the ability to put to film some of the stories that had previously been limited by the laws of physics, nature, if not the universe [...]

The Rite

May 23, 2011 // 0 Comments

Every couple of years a film about exorcism appears that tries to fill a gap that has been created by the massive boots that William Friedkin's "The Exorcist" has left for filmmakers to fill since 1973. Just like no one really tackles shark [...]

The Wolfman

May 20, 2010 // 0 Comments

A renaissance of gothic-themed movies is currently underway it seems, with the recently released "Sherlock Holmes" and Universal's remake of "The Wolfman" probably being the biggest contenders thrown in the ring. Since gothic [...]

The Silence Of The Lambs

March 16, 2009 // 0 Comments

Based on the best-selling novel by Thomas Harris, "The Silence of the Lambs" took home five Oscars (Best Director, Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Picture, and Best Writing for a Screenplay Based on Another Medium) in 1992. What made this movie [...]
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