Is the 2010 Remake of The Crazies Better Than the Original?

Life moves at a different pace in Ogden Marsh, Iowa.  That is, until a downed military airplane carrying a to-be-decommissioned biological weapon crashes and contaminates the water supply.  Soon after, the once neighborly population begins tearing itself apart. The 2010 Breck Eisner remake of George A. Romero‘s The Crazies lends itself well to modernization.  In a world where everything can beContinue reading “Is the 2010 Remake of The Crazies Better Than the Original?”

Don’t Fall for Olympus Has Fallen

What would happen if terrorists were able to do the unthinkable, the seemingly impossible, and take down the White House?  That’s the question posed in director Antoine Fuqua‘s (Training Day) film Olympus Has Fallen. Olympus Has Fallen sports a sterling ensemble cast with Gerard Butler as Mike Banning, Aaron Eckhart as President Asher, Morgan Freeman as Speaker of the House Trumbull, Angela Bassett as Lynne Jacobs (head of theContinue reading “Don’t Fall for Olympus Has Fallen”

Not even the legendary Malcolm McDowell can save you from “Silent Hill: Revelation”

As a fan of the game franchise and the first film “Silent Hill” (2006, starring Radha Mitchell), it’s difficult to pinpoint the exact moment when “Silent Hill: Revelation” goes totally, completely wrong. Like a long term relationship gone to fester, there are so many rotten little things going on in this film that you’re neitherContinue reading “Not even the legendary Malcolm McDowell can save you from “Silent Hill: Revelation””