The Dead Zone review

A film about a school teacher, Johnny, who gets involved in a car crash, but wakes up from a coma to find out he has psychic powers. Johnny, who leaves his girlfriend’s home late one night, crashes into a tanker and ends up in a coma for 5 years. When he awakens, he finds his girlfriend…

High Fidelity review

A film about a record store owner, who recounts his list of top 5 breakups, one of which is currently happening to him. Rob, a record store owner, is currently in the middle of a breakup with his girlfriend, Laura. He is shown to be unhappy, to him it seems that he is unsure whether…

Stardust review

A film about a countryside boy who makes a promise to his love that he will retrieve a fallen star, which has landed outside of the Wall, and into the magical realm. Tristan, the young village boy, is in love with Victoria, and when he compares himself to his rival in love, Humphrey, seems to…

Insomnia (2002) review

A film about 2 L. A. detectives that are sent to the small fishing town of Nightmute, Alaska, where the sun doesn’t set for months, to investigate the murder of a local teen. Insomnia can do funny things to you, I can speak from experience, being an insomniac myself. How many times have I stayed…

Good Morning Vietnam review

A film about how an unorthodox DJ is assigned to the US ARS (Armed Services Radio) station in Vietnam. Adrian Cronauer, played by Robin Williams, is a fast talking and witty DJ, who is brought in to bring a little more life to the radio. He is hired due to his comedy, and while some…

Jason and the Argonauts (1963) review

A film about the legendary Greek hero, Jason, and his quest to find the legendary Golden Fleece. The film differs from the actual Greek tale, but things like this are to be expected when adapting to film, the traditional tale might have been too long for film. Still different telling’s aside, the film manages to…

Good Night and Good Luck review

A film about broadcast journalist, Edward R. Murrow, as he looks into bringing down Senator, Joseph McCarthy. How honest is the news? How often can you believe what is reported on the TV and in the papers? We get most of our news from certain outlets, and most people generally believe what they read. Why…

Dead of Night (1945) review

A film about an architect, Walter Craig, who goes to a country house party to look at a job, however, despite never having been there before nor meeting any of the people there either, he feels as if he has, in a dream that he keeps having. The film starts off with Walter telling everyone…

Beetlejuice review

A film about a couple who recently die, they become ghosts, trapped in their former home. They take it well until new owners move in, when the couple can’t scare them out of the house, they decide to look into hiring the services of a bio-exorcist, one who specialises in exorcising the living. Isn’t it…

Darkman review

A film about a brilliant scientist, who survives an attempted murder, and is left horribly burned. He seeks out those who did this to him for revenge. Is Darkman a simple revenge story? On the surface, yes, but there is more to Darkman underneath. The characters breathe more life into the story, the actions of…