Sunday, June 28, 2015

Movie Review: The Thing (1982)

How do you fight something when you don't know what you're looking for? In June 1982, an expedition team is trapped with something deadly... that's hiding in plain site.

Directing this 109 minute horror/mystery/sci-fi/thriller is John Carpenter.

Trying to stay warm and alive is: Kurt Russell as R.J.MacReady, Keith David as Childs, Wilford Brimley as Dr. Blair, T.K. Carter as Nauls, David Clennon as Palmer, Richard Dysart as Dr. Copper, Richard Masur as Clark, Donald Moffat as Garry and Adrienne Barbeau as voice of the computer.

A team of American scientists are in the Antarctic on a expedition. When all of a sudden, a helicopter comes towards camp, chasing down a dog and trying to shoot it. Unfortunately, the helicopter

Friday, June 26, 2015

Movie Review: Hellboy

Would you feel safer knowing there's someone watching over you to protect you from all the bad things that go bump in the night? In April 2004, we meet a paranormal group that bumps back when things go bump in the night. 

Directing this 122 minute action/fantasy/sci-fi is Guillermo del Toro.

Some of the good vs evil cast is: Ron Perlman as Hellboy, Selma Blair as Liz Sherman, Doug Jones as Abe Sapien, David Hyde Pierce as the voice of Abe Sapien, John Hurt as Trevor "Broom" Bruttenholm, Rupert Evans as John Myers, Jeffrey Tambor as Tom Manning, Karel Roden as Grigori Rasputin, Biddy Hodson as Ilsa Haupstein, Ladislav Beran as Karl Ruprecht Kroenen and Brian Steele as Sammael.

Towards the end of World War 2 the Nazis were attempting to use black magic to turn the tide of the war in their favor. Grigori Rasputin had come up with a way to open a dimensional portal and bring

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Movie Review: Poker Night

How much of your job training do you think you could remember when your life depended on it? In December 2014, Jetter got caught up in the moment that could cost him... his life.

Directing this 104 minute action/crime/thriller is Greg Francis.

Some of the cast is: Beau Mirchoff as Jeter, Halston Sage as Amy, Ron Perlman as Calabrese, Giancarlo Esposito as Bernard, Corey Large as Davis, Tutius Welliver as Maxwell, Ron Eldard as Cunningham and Michael Eklund as Masked Man.

Detective Stan Jeter, who was just promoted to detective, gets an invite to sit in on a poker game with some veteran cops.  Some good job advice gets thrown around the table, along with money and cards.

Monday, June 22, 2015

Movie Review: Jurassic World

Would you go to an island to see live dinosaurs? In June 2015, I watched a film that would make me say "No thanks!"

Directing this 124 minute action/adventure/sci-fi is Colin Trevorrow.

Some of the cast is: Chris Pratt as Owen, Bryce Dallas Howard as Claire, Nick Robinson as Zach, Ty Simpkins as Gray, Irrfan Khan as Simon Masrani, B.D. Wong as Dr. Henry Wu and Vincent D'Onofrio as Hoskins.

22 years ago science brought back dinosaurs and made them a theme park attraction. Unfortunately, things didn't end well with the park. Knowing what went wrong last time, precautions have been

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Movie Review: Hungerford

How do you handle life when something you never thought could happen, does? In October 2014, a young man named Rosewell decided to handle it by constantly yelling... "film everything!"

Directing this 79 minute sci-fi/horror is Drew Casson.

Trying to survive an invaison is: Drew Casson as Cowen Rosewell, Georgia Bradley as Philippa Martell, Tom Scarlett as Adam Martell, Sam Carter as Kipper and Kitty Speed as Janine.

Cowen has just enrolled in a media course, and his first assignment is to film an entire week of his life. Little does Cowen know, this will be the week that changes everything in his life. This week,