Review – ‘Carrie’ (1976)

Can Carrie control herself?

In preparation for the new re-imaging of Carrie (2013), I decided to watched and review the original ‘Carrie’ (1976).  Carrie is a coming of age film. A horrific coming of age film.  Sissy Spacek portrays Carrie White, a teenager, who has been sheltered from the world from her over bearing and religiously zealot mother, Piper […]

Review – ‘Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters’ (2013)

Jeremy Renner and Pilha Viitala

  The trend for super hero films appears to be passing. We are now seeing fairy tale adaptations being released.  Hansel and Gretel;  Witch Hunters is the newest of such adaptations.  Reminiscent of ‘The Brothers Grimm,’ depicts the life and times of two of our most cherished fairy tale characters as adults. With Abe Lincoln […]

Review – ‘Sinister’ (2012)

sinister

  The scariest film of 2012 by far, had me screaming.  There are few films that leave a disturbing impression after watching them. Few films bring  on nightmares after watching them. Sinister is terrifying.  Writer and Director, Scott Derrickson delves into the consequences when one searches the answers of mysteries one is not ready to […]

Review – ‘V/H/S’ (2012)

Helen Rodgers and Daniel Kaufman in “The Sick Thing That Happened to Emily When She Was Younger” in V/H/S

I had been waiting for a long time to get to watch V/H/S.  In August, it finally came out  on  OnDemand and I was able to get the blu-ray in January and a week later it was released on Netflix. So I now have it in overkill. The film is suspenseful and has it scares. […]