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Day of the Mummy - Trailer
Day of the Mummy - Trailer
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2.0 out of 5 stars THE SAND IS VERY HUNGRY, December 21, 2014
This review is from: Day of the Mummy - Trailer
It seems there is a cursed mummy in Egypt, whose name can not be written or spoken except they say "Neferu" (Brandon deSpain) a lot. The cursed mummy is guarded or kept in check by a diamond called "The Codex". Carl (Danny Glover) is a rich collector and can count on only one man to get "The Codex" for him other than Harrison Ford or Nicolas Cage, and that is Jack Wells (William McNamara) a dubious archeologist who knows his stuff and will work for less than those other guys. God knows how much they had to spend for Danny Glover. Apparently Eric Roberts was busy the day they shot this film. Anyway, Jack tags along with rival Dr. Jeremy Cooper (Eric Young) to find the tomb.

Now to turn this mediocre script into a bad film, they opted for Jack to wear a special set of glasses that can transmit everything Jack looks at directly to Carl, who can also speak to Jack via an earpiece. No one knows about this than Jack and we quickly find out he has eyes for the ladies (Andrea Monier). This is a pretty good sender/receiver because it can work underground deep in a cave. Where can I get a set of those? That would be great, we can all go on line and watch what everybody else is doing, like looking at what everybody else is doing...sort of like Facebook but you don't have to type.

Believe it or not, there are worse Mummy movies out there such as "Isis Rising..." and "The Mummy Resurrected."

Guide: F-bomb. Implied sex. No nudity. Early panty shot (Nimi)


Day of the Mummy
Day of the Mummy
DVD ~ Danny Glover
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2.0 out of 5 stars THE SAND IS VERY HUNGRY, December 21, 2014
This review is from: Day of the Mummy (DVD)
It seems there is a cursed mummy in Egypt, whose name can not be written or spoken except they say "Neferu" (Brandon deSpain) a lot. The cursed mummy is guarded or kept in check by a diamond called "The Codex". Carl (Danny Glover) is a rich collector and can count on only one man to get "The Codex" for him other than Harrison Ford or Nicolas Cage, and that is Jack Wells (William McNamara) a dubious archeologist who knows his stuff and will work for less than those other guys. God knows how much they had to spend for Danny Glover. Apparently Eric Roberts was busy the day they shot this film. Anyway, Jack tags along with rival Dr. Jeremy Cooper (Eric Young) to find the tomb.

Now to turn this mediocre script into a bad film, they opted for Jack to wear a special set of glasses that can transmit everything Jack looks at directly to Carl, who can also speak to Jack via an earpiece. No one knows about this than Jack and we quickly find out he has eyes for the ladies (Andrea Monier). This is a pretty good sender/receiver because it can work underground deep in a cave. Where can I get a set of those? That would be great, we can all go on line and watch what everybody else is doing, like looking at what everybody else is doing...sort of like Facebook but you don't have to type.

Believe it or not, there are worse Mummy movies out there such as "Isis Rising..." and "The Mummy Resurrected."

Guide: F-bomb. Implied sex. No nudity. Early panty shot (Nimi)


The Device - Trailer
The Device - Trailer
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2.0 out of 5 stars THAT'S WHAT THEY WANT YOU TO BELIEVE, December 21, 2014
This review is from: The Device - Trailer
Contains a plot spoiler you will quickly figure out anyway if you ever watched a sci-fi anything.

Calvin (David S. Hogan) and his fiancee Abby (Angela DiMarco) pick up her sister Rebecca (Kate Alden) so they can scatter their mom's ashes at their old A-frame cabin, maintained quite well. We immediately find out about the secret incident that caused Rebecca to have psychological problems...or least the cover story as we pretty much know what is going on by the DVD cover as aliens are involved. Calvin finds a mysterious orb which he keeps with him...one that sticks both him and Abby.

This is basically a three person play which drags on as a low budget production of Rosemary's Alien. It has some of that 90's sci-fi sound track, as it starts out fairly decent building character, establishing the story, and then staying on the path of boredom.

Guide: F-bomb. Sex. No nudity.


The Device
The Device
DVD ~ Angela DiMarco
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2.0 out of 5 stars THAT'S WHAT THEY WANT YOU TO BELIEVE., December 21, 2014
This review is from: The Device (DVD)
Contains a plot spoiler you will quickly figure out anyway if you ever watched a sci-fi anything.

Calvin (David S. Hogan) and his fiancee Abby (Angela DiMarco) pick up her sister Rebecca (Kate Alden) so they can scatter their mom's ashes at their old A-frame cabin, maintained quite well. We immediately find out about the secret incident that caused Rebecca to have psychological problems...or least the cover story as we pretty much know what is going on by the DVD cover as aliens are involved. Calvin finds a mysterious orb which he keeps with him...one that sticks both him and Abby.

This is basically a three person play which drags on as a low budget production of Rosemary's Alien. It has some of that 90's sci-fi sound track, as it starts out fairly decent building character, establishing the story, and then staying on the path of boredom.

Guide: F-bomb. Sex. No nudity.


Zombeavers (DVD) Region 3**Import / Rachel Melvin, Cortney Palm, Lexi Atkins
Zombeavers (DVD) Region 3**Import / Rachel Melvin, Cortney Palm, Lexi Atkins
DVD ~ Rachel Melvin

3.0 out of 5 stars I FEEL LIKE A POWER RANGER, December 21, 2014
Three babes head out to a cabin in the woods where they encounter Beavers turned into zombies due to a toxic waste spill. Add some personal problems, no phone service, and guys and you got the picture...exactly what you would expect looking at the DVD cover. And yes they all wear bikinis.

The film had some good scenes. I liked how they tied together the opening and closing scenes. The girl conversation dialogue was good, but went off a cliff went the guys showed up as did the film. The beavers were more fake looking than an Oscar Erickson postcard (obscure reference). Campy by design. The ending outtakes were better than much of the film.

Guide: F-bomb, sex, nudity (Cortney Palm- "Sushi Girl")


Zombeavers [Blu-ray]
Zombeavers [Blu-ray]
DVD ~ Chad Anderson

3.0 out of 5 stars FAT RATS WITH BIG TAILS, December 21, 2014
This review is from: Zombeavers [Blu-ray] (Blu-ray)
Three babes head out to a cabin in the woods where they encounter Beavers turned into zombies due to a toxic waste spill. Add some personal problems, no phone service, and guys and you got the picture...exactly what you would expect looking at the DVD cover. And yes they all wear bikinis.

The film had some good scenes. I liked how they tied together the opening and closing scenes. The girl conversation dialogue was good, but went off a cliff went the guys showed up as did the film. The beavers were more fake looking than an Oscar Erickson postcard (obscure reference). Campy by design. The ending outtakes were better than much of the film.

Guide: F-bomb, sex, nudity (Cortney Palm- "Sushi Girl")

Note: Toxic waste is generally not transported in an open bed truck and it rarely looks like radiator fluid.


After the Fall
After the Fall
DVD
Price: $3.99

2.0 out of 5 stars JUST THINGS PEOPLE DO, December 21, 2014
Bill Scanlon (Wes Bentley) is an overly honest insurance adjuster who just wants to provide for his wife (Vinessa Shaw) and two children. His dad was a policeman and he doesn't see eye to eye with his father-in-law. Fifteen minutes into the film we discover...or if you read the by-lines (PLOT SPOILER) he has been layed off and can't find a job. He has been lying to his wife about his situation.

Bill becomes an unlikely second story man, and while it pays the bills, he is really awkward at it. He has befriended a policeman (Jason Isaacs) who knew his father which complicates things.

The problem I had with the film, and why others may like it, was the dry unrealistic character of the main actor. He was overly honest without being religious. His ignorance of pool maintenance was inane. The crime scenes lacked any real excitement, as this was a character study of someone who wasn't close to being real.

If you want an action or crime film, go elsewhere. This production was a winner at the Deauville Film Festival, so maybe it's just me. I couldn't wait for it to end.

Guide: F-bomb, sex, butt nudity (Wes Bentley)


Two-Bit Waltz
Two-Bit Waltz
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5.0 out of 5 stars SLIGHTLY MORE OR SLIGHTLY LESS CONFUSING, December 20, 2014
This review is from: Two-Bit Waltz
Clara Mamet wrote, directed, and starred in this quirky indie comedy. Maude (Mamet) is a depressed dead-pan teen who broods about life. She has a very active imagination, which is presented to us, and lives with a dysfunctional family. Dad (William H. Macy) reads books while laying under the furniture. Her younger brother (Jared Gilman) has 10 slices of toast for breakfast and looks at life as if he had a camera. Mom (Rebecca Pidgeon-real life mom too) is totally clueless about life as she says, "It's college. I wonder what they do there?"

The setting for the film appears to be circa 70's plus or minus a decade. In order to appreciate this film, you must pay attention to the dialogue as well as the background setting as it all circles back. The meaning of the title is explained near the end of the film. Her best friend is Jenny. played by Ella Dershowitz, another celebrity child.

It is the type of film you would want to watch twice to pick up stuff you missed the first time. Great first effort in this semi-biographical tale.

Guide: F-bomb. No sex or nudity.


Two-Bit Waltz
Two-Bit Waltz
DVD ~ Clara Mamet
Price: $17.99

5.0 out of 5 stars SLIGHTLY MORE, OR SLIGHTLY LESS CONFUSING, December 20, 2014
This review is from: Two-Bit Waltz (DVD)
Clara Mamet wrote, directed, and starred in this quirky indie comedy. Maude (Mamet) is a depressed dead-pan teen who broods about life. She has a very active imagination, which is presented to us, and lives with a dysfunctional family. Dad (William H. Macy) reads books while laying under the furniture. Her younger brother (Jared Gilman) has 10 slices of toast for breakfast and looks at life as if he had a camera. Mom (Rebecca Pidgeon-real life mom too) is totally clueless about life as she says, "It's college. I wonder what they do there?"

The setting for the film appears to be circa 70's plus or minus a decade. In order to appreciate this film, you must pay attention to the dialogue as well as the background setting as it all circles back. The meaning of the title is explained near the end of the film. Her best friend is Jenny. played by Ella Dershowitz, another celebrity child.

It is the type of film you would want to watch twice to pick up stuff you missed the first time. Great first effort in this semi-biographical tale.

Guide: F-bomb. No sex or nudity.


Krampus
Krampus
DVD ~ Jay Dobyns

3.0 out of 5 stars YOU JUST MADE THE LIST, December 20, 2014
This review is from: Krampus (DVD)
Krampus (Brad Weaver) is given a list by his brother Santa (Paul Fern) of bad kids who deserve killing. Jeremy Duffin (A.J. Leslie) was such a kid, but he got away. Now as an adult he is a police deputy and obsessed with finding the child killer. When the killings again start to happen his posse goes hunting.

This was a film that was so bad, it was good...at least in several places such as Santa berating a child; the fake heart still beating, and the young Jeremy being dragged in a sack and tossed in a frozen pond. However some of the film plot was undeveloped. What was that bar fight about? The last name on the list- seriously?

I liked the opening credits and the music during the opening and closing credits..."We Party with the Elves." The film needed a little extra something. The cop conversation at the bar displayed some really bad acting and dialogue.

Would be okay as a Redbox rental.

Guide: F-bomb, forced grope, nudity (Playboy's Angelina Leigh)


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