Film Rave: Hysteria

Tanya Wexler’s Hysteria makes its point as a lighthearted comedy about the invention of the vibrator once a woman breaks out into an aria from “La Traviata” after receiving hands-on stimulation from her doctor.  Hysteria is not the average romantic comedy, nor is it a biographical account of how the vibrator was invented in London, […]

Cinema Fearité presents Terror Train (Dir. Roger Spottiswoode 1980)

By the time the golden age of the slasher movie was in full swing, Jamie Lee Curtis was already a bona-fide scream queen.  Her role as the archetypical final girl, Laurie Strode, in 1978’s Halloween put her on the map, and she had parts in no fewer than three horror classics released in 1980.  Given […]

Werner Herzog’s ‘Salt and Fire’ Is As Dry As, Well, Salt And Fire

Synopsis: A scientist blames the head of a large company for an ecological disaster in South America. But when a volcano begins to show signs of erupting, they must unite to avoid a disaster. Release Date: April 7, 2017     MPAA Rating: PG-13 Genre(s): Thriller, Film Review Production Werner Herzog is best known for his compelling […]

’71’ – The Other Jack O’Connell War Movie

Synopsis: A young British soldier (Jack O’Connell) is accidentally abandoned by his unit following a riot on the streets of Belfast in 1971. Unable to tell friend from foe, and increasingly wary of his own comrades, the raw recruit must survive the night alone and find his way to safety through a disorientating, alien and deadly […]

‘Abattoir’ Turns The Standard Modern Haunted House Movie On Its Head

Synopsis: An investigative reporter teams up with a Police officer to solve the mystery of why a seemingly good man murdered her sister’s family. Release Date: December 9, 2016     MPAA Rating: PG-13 Genre(s): Horror, Thriller Film Review Production The definition of the word “abattoir” is “slaughterhouse.” While that’s not exactly what goes on in Abattoir, […]

Get Ready For ‘Devil’s Due’ With A Creepy, Christmas-y Preview

Audiences may have to wait until after the New Year to see Devil’s Due, 20th Century Fox’s found footage, pregnancy-based horror film, but the studio has released a little something to tide over the masses just in time for Christmas…and it fits the season perfectly.  Just try to find some Peace on Earth after hearing […]

Life As We Know It

Synopsis: In the romantic comedy “Life as We Know It,” Holly Berenson (Katherine Heigl) is an up-and-coming restaurateur and Eric Messer (Josh Duhamel) is a promising network sports director. After a disastrous blind date, the only thing they have in common is their dislike for each other and their love for their goddaughter, Sophie. But when […]

Cinema Fearité Presents ‘The Green Slime’ – The Original MST3K Movie

A few years ago, Cinema Fearité took a look at the legendary science fiction classic The Blob.  Now, we’re doubling down with the less legendary – but equally awesome – science fiction classic The Green Slime. The Green Slime is about an astronaut named Commander Jack Rankin (The Spy Killer’s Robert Horton) who […]