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Be Afraid (2017) (a film review by Mark R. Leeper).

June 6, 2017 | By | Reply More
Be Afraid (2017) (a film review by Mark R. Leeper).

Director Drew Gabreki manages to create an atmosphere of dread from a cliché-ridden plot supplied by scriptwriter Gerald Nott. A successful doctor escapes the big city and goes to live in a small idyllic Pennsylvania. The results are just about what horror fans would expect. The story is more complex than it at first appears, […]

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Seven Sisters: scifi movie trailer for Noomi Rapace’s clone flick.

June 5, 2017 | By | Reply More
Seven Sisters: scifi movie trailer for Noomi Rapace’s clone flick.

Seven Sisters is an upcoming science fiction movie where actress Noomi Rapace gets to tread the path set by TV series Orphan Black – with a dark dystopian future (is there any other kind?) where global population is tightly controlled across the world by a UN-like body, and a scientist must clone his grandchildren in secret, […]

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Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016) (DVD film review).

May 29, 2017 | By | Reply More
Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016) (DVD film review).

As the 2016 film title says, ‘Resident Evil: The Final Chapter’ is the sixth and final film in the franchise. Interestingly, the recap at the beginning will bring you up to speed and you can follow what is going on without the previous five films, although in this instance, I have seen them. I also […]

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Phantasm blu-ray boxset: Phantasm V: RaVager (2016) (part 5 of 5) (Blu-ray film review).

May 28, 2017 | By | Reply More
Phantasm blu-ray boxset: Phantasm V: RaVager (2016) (part 5 of 5) (Blu-ray film review).

The fifth ‘Phantasm’ film, ‘Ravager’ (2016), is a direct continuation from the fourth film and the first to be directed by someone else, David Hartman. Reggie (actor Reggie Bannister) is out to regain his equilibrium and car and still has to battle against the pursuing silver balls. Along his journey, Reggie gives Dawn (actress Dawn […]

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Phantasm blu-ray boxset: Phantasm IV: OBLIVION (1998) (part 4 of 5) (Blu-ray film review).

May 28, 2017 | By | Reply More
Phantasm blu-ray boxset: Phantasm IV: OBLIVION (1998) (part 4 of 5) (Blu-ray film review).

The fourth ‘Phantasm’ film, ‘OBLIVION’, capped because ‘IV’ is in the centre and lower case, ‘l’ makes it look wrong, continues directly after the third film, even if there is a recap of what happened previously. It’s hardly much of a giveaway that Reggie (actor Reggie Bannister) survives as the Tall Man (actor Angus Scrimm) […]

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Spider-Man: Homecoming (3rd trailer fun).

May 24, 2017 | By | Reply More
Spider-Man: Homecoming (3rd trailer fun).

The trailer for the Spider-Man: Homecoming movie has a sneak peek at Peter’s Stark-supplied suit with A.I. and all the gadgets. No wonder he cries like a little baby when he loses it! How’s a teen student going to save the world?

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Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (new trailer).

May 24, 2017 | By | Reply More
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (new trailer).

Here’s another trailer for the Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets movie – bringing the trend for space opera to the big screen via a French graphic novel.

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Sir Roger Moore passes away: Bond, The Saint, The Persuaders.

May 23, 2017 | By | Reply More
Sir Roger Moore passes away: Bond, The Saint, The Persuaders.

Sir Roger Moore has very sadly passed away today of a cancer-related illness. He was an actor and legend: the 3rd Bond, who with one arched eyebrow and quip could put down such villains as Drax in Moonraker, the most sci-fi of the spy-fi movies. Or Stromberg in The Spy Who Loved Me – more […]

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Dark Crystal movie in production by Netflix: Age of Resistance.

May 19, 2017 | By | Reply More
Dark Crystal movie in production by Netflix: Age of Resistance.

There’s a new Dark Crystal film coming from Netflix called  Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. Don’t know what the frack we’re talking about? Ask your grandparents, genre kiddie. The 10-episode fantasy adventure series is, of course, a prequel to the 1982 flick The Dark Crystal, which takes place years before the events of the original film. […]

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War for the Planet of the Apes (last trailer).

May 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
War for the Planet of the Apes (last trailer).

Here’s the final trailer for the War for the Planet of the Apes movie. Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict in the post-plague world with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest […]

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