Gabriel Byrne

Shout! Factory gives us “Stigmata” in high definition

January 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

While details are still scarce, we have just learmed that Shout! Factory is preparing to release the 1999 MGM production Stigmata for release on Blu-Ray Disc in May under their Scream Factory label. Frankie Paige (Patricia Arquette) has absolutely no [...]

Ghost Ship

December 2, 2009 // 0 Comments

With "Ghost Ship", Warner Home Video is sending another variation of the haunted house genre into the race. Being not unlike "Event Horizon, " "Deep Rising" and even films like "Virus," Steven Beck's [...]

Assault On Precinct 13

May 17, 2006 // 0 Comments

Virtually all Hollywood studios spend more time these days remaking classic movies – many of which really don't need remakes – than thinking up new concepts. Any way I look at it, I think it is a sad testimony to the state the movie [...]

Assault On Precinct 13

June 13, 2005 // 0 Comments

Virtually all Hollywood studios spend more time these days remaking classic movies – many of which really don’t need remakes – than thinking up new concepts. Here now we have a modern-day remake of John Carpenter’s cult classic [...]

Miller’s Crossing

April 23, 2003 // 0 Comments

Ethan and Joel Coen are well known for quirky stories and characters. In drawing them slightly over the top, yet still realistically portrayed – somewhat like caricatures of the genre they are working in at the time. With ’Miller’s Crossing’ the [...]

The Brylcreem Boys

April 2, 2001 // 0 Comments

As a world war raged in 1939, the young Republic of Ireland decided to remain neutral. To preserve this status, any German or Allied combatants who wound up in Ireland were interred in POW camps until the end of hostilities. ’The Brylcreem Boys’ is [...]


May 8, 2000 // 0 Comments

In the summer of 1816, the great English poets Lord Byron and Percy Shelley, Byron’s biographer Dr. John Polidori and Shelley’s then-fiancé, Mary Godwin gathered at a villa in Switzerland. One night, they challenged each other to create a ghost [...]

Peter Hyams: Pitting Arnold Against the Devil

March 22, 2000 // 0 Comments

Over his 22 year career Peter Hyams has directed many big league movie stars and he has also ventured into different genres with ease. In his latest movie however, he is taking on some of the biggest heavyweights the movie business has to offer—Arnold [...]

End Of Days

March 22, 2000 // 0 Comments

It had been over two years since Arnold Schwarzenegger graced the silver screen in the forgettable "Batman & Robin" and fans were certainly awaiting his return in anticipation. But Arnold Schwarzenegger in a horror movie? It was little hard [...]


February 23, 2000 // 0 Comments

Stigmata: Marks or sores corresponding to and resembling the crucifixion wounds of Jesus. With this explanation given in a dictionary, it quickly becomes obvious that "Stigmata" has to be a movie with religious overtones. A quick look at the [...]
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