The Last Days on Mars (2013)

Directed by Ruairi Robinson.  Written by Clive Dawson (based on the short story, "The Animators", by Sydney J. Bounds.  Starring Liev Screiber, Elias Koteas, Romola Garai, Goran Kostic, Johnny Harris, Tom Cullen, Yusra Warsama and Olivia Williams. Plot: people on Mars find life in the form of a bacteria that infects people and turns them … Continue reading The Last Days on Mars (2013)

Let Me In (2010)

Written and directed by Matt Reeves (based on the novel and screenplay by John Ajvide Lindqvist).  Starring Chloe Grace Moretz, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Elias Koteas, Dylan Minnette and Richard Jenkins. Plot: a bullied young boy meets a young female vampire and they bond. In 1983, young Owen (Smit-McPhee) is picked on mercilessly by his bullies (led … Continue reading Let Me In (2010)

Grim Movies to Give You Nightmares… but not in a good way

The following movies received very low scores from us and we DO NOT recommend them at all.  And of course, I'll tell you why. GRIM REAPER (2007) In this remarkably dull movie, a stripper is hit by a cab and then stalked by death.  It's not like you don't see everything that happens coming from … Continue reading Grim Movies to Give You Nightmares… but not in a good way

The Haunting in Connecticut (2009)

Directed by Peter Cornwell.  Written by Adam Simon and Tim Metcalfe.  Starring Virginia Madsen, Kyle Gallner, Martin Donovan and Elias Koteas. Plot: just your basic family moving into a house that is haunted – although in this one it’s not at all surprising because the house used to be a funeral home This movie is … Continue reading The Haunting in Connecticut (2009)