Review: The Mummy (1932)

The Universal Monsters have been around a lot longer than Brendan Fraser. When British archaeologists uncover the tomb of Imhotep, a prince of ancient Egypt condemned to be buried alive, a curse is enacted and brings Imhotep back to life! Now stalking the world, the prince seeks to restore the life of his ancient beloved,…

Triple Review: The Magnificent Seven

We got ourselves a little Mexican Standoff! This is a Remake Rumble Review with a difference. While some are quick off the mark to argue the 2016’s Magnificent Seven as a worthy remake, touting their knowledge that the original was a remake too (le gasp!) I am happy to say that I had seen both…

Review: The Philadelphia Story

This comedy from 1940 still holds a lot of good chuckles today thanks to a great witty script and acting talent. Katherine Hepburn leads this comedy as a rich woman on the eve of her wedding when her ex-husband arrives at her mansion with two reporters in tow looking for a potentially scandalous story for…

Review: It’s a Wonderful Life

No. Just get it out of your system now, no, I hadn’t seen It’s a Wonderful Life until now. Yes, I should have, what kind of a film reviewer am I? Now let’s move on! A businessman who is compassionate and kind to everyone around him, intent on running a bank for the people, find…

Review: Frankenweenie

Is it ironic that Disney, who turned away a young Tim Burton for being too dark, now have their name on an unpleasant cartoon based around his original short animation? Vincent is a young boy who has a great appreciation for science, so when his beloved dog Sparky is killed in an accident, he resurrects…

Review: The Artist

I don’t normally go hunting for Academy Award Winners… but even I must admit that The Artist is a pretty exceptional piece of craftsmanship. One could argue that this is backwards thinking; why┬árejuvenate cinema nearly 100 years old? Well, the film itself explains why these little detours into the past are important. The film’s set…