The NeverEnding Story (1984) – Film

“The NeverEnding Story”

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Bastian is a troubled boy who has lost his mother, is struggling to connect with his father, and is being bullied at school.  One morning, while running away from some bullies, he hides in a book store and discovers a book called “The NeverEnding Story”, which the proprietor insists isn’t safe.  Bastian takes the book anyway and goes to school, where he hides in the attic to avoid a math test.  There, he reads the book and is drawn into the land of Fantasia where he discovers that sometimes an ordinary boy is the hero that is needed. Continue reading “The NeverEnding Story (1984) – Film”

The Frankenstein Theory (2013) – Film

“The Frankenstein Theory”

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Professor John Venkenheim, who believes that Mary Shelly’s novel was based on true events and self proclaimed descendent of the real Dr. Frankenstein, hires a documentary film crew to travel to Canada following his research and ultimately find Frankenstein’s creature. Continue reading “The Frankenstein Theory (2013) – Film”

Pontypool (2008) – Film

“Pontypool”

#14 of the 31 days of horror challenge.  (These reviews will be more raw due to the nature of the challenge.)

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Grant Mazzy is a radio DJ new to middle of no-where town, Pontypool, Ontario, Canada.  One snowy night, he, along with his co-workers, Sydney and Laural-Ann, find themselves trapped in their church basement radio station as a strange virus begins turning the inhabitants of Pontypool into what appear to be zombies.  Continue reading “Pontypool (2008) – Film”