Category: Reviews

The Forty-first (1956)

The Forty-First (1956) | OBSCURE PICKS

The Forty-first (1956) is a Soviet war drama which was nominated for Palme D’Or in Cannes in 1957. Though the motion picture failed to...

THE ORPHANAGE

The Orphanage is a Spanish film from 2007 that garnered a great deal of praise upon its release. The film was directed by J.A....

John Carpenter’s VAMPIRES

Director John Carpenter is a Master of Horror. Sometimes he fails to deliver but he will always be known as one of the greats...

THE DESCENT

The basic plot of The Descent (2005) is as follows: A group of women (Natalie Mendoza, Shauna MacDonald, Alex Reid, Nora Jane Noone) go...

VACANCY

I wasn’t expecting much going into Vacancy. I figured it would just be your run of the mill “gorror” film. My interest was officially...

Alfonso Cuaron’s GRAVITY

Alfonso Cuaron’s new film GRAVITY is a breathtakingly magnificent adventure into the cosmos with American astronauts Ryan Stone (Sandra Bullock) and Matt Kowalski (George Clooney)....

RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD

INTRODUCTION: A HISTORY OF THE LIVING DEAD Return of the Living Dead (1985) is often confused with being a sequel to Night of the...

THE SERPENT AND THE RAINBOW

The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988) is an absolute classic from the master of horror Wes Craven. It’s the kind that just doesn’t get...

THE HOST

The Host (2006) was named one of Writer-Director Quentin Tarantino’s top twenty films since he started making films in 1992. If that alone doesn’t...