FRANKENSTEIN UNLIMITED

4 Stars
Year Released: 2009
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 94 minutes

Indie grindhouse director Matthew Saliba manages to pay tribute to Mary Shelly’s immortal tale of a man made monstrosity gone horribly awry by assembling a multitude of talented and brilliant indie visionaries…


Posted on August 27, 2010 by

PARANORMAL ACTIVITY

4.5 Stars
Year Released: 2007
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 99 minutes

This moc-doc is a brutal, exhausting, and genuinely horrifying little ghost flick.


Posted on September 21, 2009 by

STREET FIGHTER: THE LEGEND OF CHUN LI

1.5 Stars
Year Released: 2009
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 96 minutes

The fight scenes are too few and far between and uninspired and that’s due to the often poor editing and the sloppy choreography…


Posted on March 9, 2009 by

THE COLOR HONEYMOONERS: COLLECTION 4 (DVD)

THE COLOR HONEYMOONERS: COLLECTION 4 (DVD)
3 Stars
Year Released: 2008
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 127 minutes

It’s just really Gleason at the end of a truly brilliant career, and in spite of my best efforts, I just couldn’t find the laughs here…


Posted on November 5, 2008 by

SLACKER UPRISING (DVD)

3.5 Stars
Year Released: 2008
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 97 minutes

There’s a different purpose for Moore’s chronicle of his defeat, as this film seems to want to influence us in to voting for the upcoming election and show what happens when you sit on your ass and wait for the world to take care of itself…


Posted on October 11, 2008 by

AMERICAN NUDES VOL. I, II & III (DVD)

4.5 Stars
Year Released: 2008
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 127 minutes

As an enthusiast of pornography vintage and modern, this was a real thrill to sit through…


Posted on October 10, 2008 by

VITRUVIUS TOYBOX

For a name like “Vitruvius Toybox,” director Dennis Michael Iannuzzi’s experimental short film just feels like a glorified screensaver, and one I really wanted on my desktop…



Posted on October 9, 2008 by

HANAH’S GIFT

HANAH’S GIFT
3.5 Stars
Year Released: 2007
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 87 minutes

A stunning twist on the found footage feature with a great real time story element…


Posted on October 1, 2008 by

PERFECT RED

PERFECT RED
3.5 Stars
Year Released: 2007
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 13 minutes

Without Emile Haris’s clever script, “Perfect Red” would have likely let the cat out of the bag before the credits even rolled…


Posted on September 25, 2008 by

LONDON BETTY

LONDON BETTY
3 Stars
Year Released: 2008
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 80 minutes

Isn’t the worst movie I’ve ever seen, but I was definitely counting the minutes and waiting for it to end…


Posted on September 7, 2008 by

BABYLON A.D.

1 Stars
Year Released: 2008
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 90 minutes

This could have just been named “The Chronicles of Riddick: Babylon A.D.” and no one would have known the difference…


Posted on September 1, 2008 by

THE LONGSHOTS

2 Stars
Year Released: 2008
MPAA Rating: PG
Running Time: 94 minutes

A clichéd and painfully formulaic little film reliant on the fading appeal of Cube…


Posted on August 31, 2008 by

DEATH RACE

1 Stars
Year Released: 2008
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 89 minutes

Anderson just adapts the Playstation game “Twisted Metal” sans the supernatural themes while simultaneously ripping off “The Longest Yard” and “Death Warrant”…


Posted on August 26, 2008 by

THE MUMMY: TOMB OF THE DRAGON EMPEROR

THE MUMMY: TOMB OF THE DRAGON EMPEROR
1.5 Stars
Year Released: 2008
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 100 minutes

It’s a damn shame when the dreaded third leg in the franchise feels like a pale imitation of an already pale imitator…


Posted on August 3, 2008 by

RED 71

RED 71
2.5 Stars
Year Released: 2007
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 75 minutes

IN LIMITED RELEASE! Feels like a short format film that was stretched into a seventy minute production…


Posted on July 25, 2008 by

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