‘The Water Diviner’ Is Compelling Drama Bogged Down By Hokey Romance

Synopsis: Academy Award winner Russell Crowe (Gladiator) makes his directorial debut on The Water Diviner, an epic and inspiring tale of one man’s life-changing journey of discovery. Crowe also stars in the film as Australian farmer Joshua Connor, who, four years after the bloody Battle of Gallipoli, risks his own life to search for his three […]

‘Nostalgia’ Tells Several Dreamy Stories Of Love, Loss, And Pain

Synopsis: A mosaic of stories about love and loss, ‘Nostalgia’ explores our relationships to the objects, artifacts, and memories that shape our lives. Release Date: February 16, 2018     MPAA Rating: PG-13 Genre(s): Drama, Film Review Production Although hardly a household name, director Mark Pellington has an impressive list of credits on his resume. In between […]

The Expendables

Synopsis: A team of mercenaries head to South America to overthrow a dictator. Release Date: August 13, 2010     MPAA Rating: PG-13 Genre(s): Action, Film Review Production There is nothing like the sweet smell of testosterone in a movie theatre. With this cast it is inescapable and hard to not love. Barney Ross (Sylvester Stallone) leads […]

Cinema Fearité presents Trick or Treat (Dir. Charles Martin Smith 1986)

Before either of them were famous reality T.V. stars, Gene Simmons from Kiss and Ozzy Osbourne from Black Sabbath were serious musicians.  In 1986, both rockers lent their names and talents to a heavy metal horror film called Trick or Treat, foreshadowing the career path they would follow in the decades to come.  While Simmons’ […]

The Warriors Way

Synopsis: A warrior-assassin must hide in the American badlands after refusing a mission. Release Date: December 3, 2010     MPAA Rating: PG-13 Genre(s): Action, Western Film Review Production Part western, part martial acts, and part freaky carnival? Yes, put all three together, plus a baby, and you have The Warrior’s Way. A film that in itself […]

‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ Debuts First Poster

The first poster for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire has debuted. The first poster for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire has debuted. SYNOPSIS:THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE begins as Katniss Everdeen has returned home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark.  Winning means that they must […]

‘Out Of The Furnace’ Displays Complicated Trauma, And Unexplainable Evil

Synopsis: Russell Baze (Christian Bale) has a rough life: he works a dead-end blue collar job at the local steel mill by day, and cares for his terminally ill father by night. When Russell’s brother Rodney (Casey Affleck) returns home from serving time in Iraq, he gets lured into one of the most ruthless crime rings […]

‘Sin City: A Dame To Kill For’ Is A Fitting Sequel That Also Stands On Its Own

Synopsis: Co-directors Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller reunite to bring Miller’s visually stunning “Sin City” graphic novels back to the screen in Sin City: A Dame To Kill For. Weaving together two of Miller’s classic stories with new tales, the town’s most hard boiled citizens cross paths with some of its more reviled inhabitants. Release Date: […]