Rating: Director: Rob Zombie "The darkest souls are not those which choose to exist within the hell of the abyss, but those which choose to move silently among us." Greetings fellow hellspawns and do-gooders! Hellion here, with a review of Rob Zombie's revision of the classic Halloween. After being institutionalized for half his life for killing his family, … [Read more...]
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Rating: Director: Coen Brothers Based on the novel by Cormac McCarthy, No Country for Old Men is the story of how the inescapable nature of violence has become a staple of modern crime. Set in 1980 in West Texas, the story starts and ends with Sheriff Ed Tom Bell (Tommy Lee Jones) a third generation sheriff who longs for the days when crimes were simpler, sheriffs … [Read more...]
Rating: Director: Mikael Håfström I'm a skeptic when it comes to Stephen King movies. For every great movie like The Shining, Dolores Claiborne and The Shawshank Redemption, there are many more duds with King's name attached. 1408 captured my attention precisely because John Cusack and Samuel L. Jackson were involved, and I'm happy to say I was not disappointed. … [Read more...]
Rating: Director: Tim Burton Though the story of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street has been around for well over 150 years, it's most famous telling is that of Stephen Sondheim's Broadway musical that debuted in 1979. Now, Director Tim Burton has adapted the grotesque adult fairy tale for the big screen. … [Read more...]
Rating: Director: Francis Lawrence Based on the 1954 novel by Richard Matheson, I Am Legend is the story of Robert Neville (Will Smith), the last man living on Earth, with some zombie-vampires thrown in for action. Set in 2012, three years after a government team of scientists discovered a virus that could cure cancer, humanity learns the hard way that this 'good' … [Read more...]