Tag: Alchemy

Frankenstein (2015) Blu-ray Review

Of 3D Printers and Monsters Compelling reasons exist to reset the mythos of Frankenstein in contemporary society. This update has none of them. It tries. The monster contemplates the …

Hangman Blu-ray Review

A Masked Killer Is Hiding…In the Attic! Adam Mason’s Hangman is a low-key thriller built around a fairly creepy idea. A sadistic home invader hides in a family’s attic, …

Howl Blu-ray Review

Monstrous werewolves viciously attack a passenger train in this British thriller Director Paul Hyett gives us a simple tale of survival in Howl as werewolves attack a downed passenger …

Operator Blu-ray Review

Sympathies to operators everywhere Call Operator a shelf-grabber – it’s dynamic cover art has explosions, a SWAT team, Ving Rhames, and Luke Goss. In tandem, those images are a …

Charlie’s Farm Review

Tara Reid and Kane Hodder headline this Australian Slasher Tell me if you have heard this scenario before: Four friends decide to explore a remote part of the wilderness …

Blunt Force Trauma Review

Underground gun duels to the death in South America Ken Sanzel’s Blunt Force Trauma is a better film than its generic name implies. With the decline of the Western …

Zipper Blu-ray Review

All Zipped Up Sam Ellis is not a good person. He’s a hypocrite, a liar, and pretend moralist. His ethics crusade as a Federal Prosecutor is backed by nightly …

Nocturna Review

Ancient vampires feud in a New Orleans soaked in the blood of their victims While the concept sounds suspiciously close to the CW’s Originals television show, director Buz Alexander …

Unexpected Blu-ray Review

Cobie Smulders stars in this light family drama about an unplanned pregnancy Unexpected is a story about a young teacher coping with an unexpected pregnancy while she mentors a …

Checkmate Review

A movie so bad that Danny Glover may never work again in Hollywood Checkmate is a gloriously epic turkey of poor filmmaking. The direct-to-video “action” thriller is nominally about …

The Runner Blu-ray Review

Running from its problems Nicholas Cage dons his sketchy Louisiana accent for this hyper cynical political melodrama, the script screaming injustices concerning the BP Deep Horizon oil spill. Cage’s …

Strangerland Blu-ray Review

Leave this land Strangerland is sold as missing children drama. A freak sandstorm appears to sweep away a 15 year-old girl and her younger brother, leaving their parents mortified. …