Man of Steel (2013) – Film

“Man of Steel” For more information, follow this link. How does one describe the origins story of Superman?  A man, who has struggled with being different and fitting in his entire life, is suddenly forced to confront just how extra-ordinary these differences are when he discovers and is forced to confront the truth of his …

The Deadly Mantis (1957) – Film

“The Deadly Mantis” For official information follow this link. When mysterious attacks on military outposts at the DEW line occur then happen farther and farther south heading for New York and Washington DC.   Col. Joe Parkman recruits the help of paleontologist, Ned Jackson and museum magazine reporter, Marge Blaine to identify and defeat this …

Sucker Punch (2011) – Film

“Sucker Punch” Click here for more information. A young woman who loses her mother and accidentally kills her sister while trying to defend her from an abusive step-father is put in a mental institution.  Once there, she copes by imagining herself in fantasy world, while she and 4 other patients work to collect the items …

ERIK: A Sequel to Phantom of the Opera (2011) – Book

“ERIK: A Sequel to Phantom of the Opera” A novel by Stephanie Hanson. This story picks up shortly after the events of The Phantom of the Opera. Our protagonist, Erik, in a fit of sorrow and loneliness, is intent on death. However, a mysterious fellow, who also happens to live beneath the Paris Opera House, …

Bloodrayne (The Trilogy) – Film

This is my first attempt at reviewing a complete franchise,  hope you enjoy it. “Bloodrayne” (2005) For more information, follow this link. Based on a popular video game, this movie is about Rayne, a half human/half vampire called a “dhampir.”  Having grown up as a captive sideshow freak, Rayne finally escapes.  Learning that she is …

Interview With a Hitman (2012) – Film

“Interview With a Hitman” For more information follow this link. The framework for the movie is a man being filmed, while telling the story of his life as an assassin to a filmmaker, who is trying to revive his career.  This is the story of Viktor.   From the slums of Romania to London, England, …

A Little Bit Zombie (2012) – Film

“A Little Bit Zombie” Check out this link for more info. Steve, a mild mannered young man, Tina, his bridezilla fiancee, Sarah, his sister and Craig, his party boy cousin, go to a cabin to plan their wedding.  They run into a little snag when Steve turns into a zombie and a pair of self …

I Didn’t Come Here to Die (2010) – Film

“I Didn’t Come Here to Die” Follow this link for official information. A group of young volunteers travel to a plot of land 50 miles from the nearest town to start the process of turning the  donated land into a summer camp for under privileged kids.  A series of unfortunate events and poor decisions follow.

Iron Man 3 (2013) – Film

“Iron Man 3” For official info, follow this link. Oh boy! I was pleased and surprised that the writers, Drew Pearce and Shane Black,  utilized the events of the 3 previous films on which to focus and continue Tony Stark’s, as well as the supporting cast’s, character development. I liked that they kept Stark very …

The Phantom (1996) – Film

“The Phantom” Go here for more information. The Ghost Who Walks walks onto the big screen in this adaptation of  a long running comic book series.    The story is set in 1938, with the 21st Phantom, Kip Walker,  battling wits with the evil Xander Drax and his henchmen, lead by Singh Brotherhood member, Quill.