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Xenomorph in Alien Covenant

Alien: Covenant Review and Analysis

Alien: Covenant – The road to hell is paved with poor decisions. As a massive Alien fan (and to an almost imperceptible lesser degree, an Aliens fan) I’m always excited […]

Arrival

He Said, She Said: Arrival Review (2016)

Arrival is a much welcomed cerebral and emotional science fiction film that also carries a significant sense of tension. Where it shines is connecting Louise’s personal memories to help solve first contact communication …

Doctor Strange Review

He Said, She Said: Doctor Strange Review (2016)

Doctor Strange returns the Marvel Universe back to more personal storytelling. In it we are presented with the origin story of the ego-maniacal genius Dr. Stephen Strange and his journey to find and redefine himself in a…

Bram Stoker's Dracula

Retro Review: Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992)

Mainstream moviegoers will find the entertainment in Bram Stoker’s Dracula but might be off put or lost in the dark love and blood themes throughout. It leans the genre back in the direction …

Shadow of the Vampire

Retro Review: Shadow of the Vampire (2000)

This is an independent film. It’s not for everyone, nor will it be a major hit. But I do feel that Shadow of the Vampire will become a cult classic in …

Retro Review: The Mummy Returns (2001)

The Mummy Returns just didn’t do it for me. I wanted more; I wanted something different; I wanted something original. Instead, I got the exact same thing as the first film, but …

The Blair Witch Project

Retro Review: The Blair Witch Project (1999)

Somewhat tense and engrossing: yes. Unique and genre-breaking: yes. Scary: ummm…No. Making the creators rich: yup. Definitely worth checking out, but the casual movie goer will probably ask themselves: “I paid …

Hollow Man

Retro Review: Hollow Man (2000)

Want to see great special effects? Fine, watch Hollow Man. Wanna be entertained? Then stay away. The film does have its moments, but I found myself waiting for the credits to come …

Goodfellas

Retro Review: Goodfellas (1990)

“As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a gangster.” Just don’t watch the television edited version of Goodfellas. There’s no point.

The Legend of Drunken Master

Retro Review: The Legend of Drunken Master (1994)

If you like Jackie Chan and can’t get enough of that awe-inspiring action, you will love the The Legend of Drunken Master. If not, I suggest you go anyway just to witness the unusual “Drunken Boxing” fighting style. It’s a refreshing break from traditional martial arts films.

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