Posts Tagged ‘Mia Farrow’

Supergirl (1984)

Supergirl (1984)
A spin-off from the Superman movie series that was destined to launch a new franchise until, ironically, it never took off, Supergirl isn’t actually all THAT bad. It’s bad, but bad in an enjoyable, kitschy way. And there’s a great cast to compensate for the weak material. Helen Slater...
December 22nd, 2013 | Film Reviews | Read More

Dark Horse (2011)

Dark Horse (2011)
Todd Solondz is certainly not a director to shy away from unashamedly pointing out the flaws and problems his characters are burdened with, which characters he often seems simply to despise. His view of suburban America is confrontational, bare and desperate. Consequently, his films are often challenging...
September 20th, 2012 | DVD Reviews | Read More

The Omen Pentology (1976 – 2006)

The Omen Pentology (1976 – 2006)
I don’t think I need to say too much about The Omen before moving on to review the movies in the series. It’s a very particular type of horror movie but it’s quite possibly the best of that type and stands tall as yet another classic of the genre. So let me just begin with […]
October 31st, 2011 | Feature, Spotlight | Read More

Dark Horse (2011)

Dark Horse (2011)
I am a huge fan of Todd Solondz, Welcome to the Dollhouse (1995) and Happiness (1998) being firm favourites and so I was very excited to see his latest offering. Abe (Jordan Gelber) is a thirty something man child who still lives at home, ‘works’ for his dad and collects toys. He goes to a […]
October 14th, 2011 | Film Reviews | Read More