Entries Tagged with ‘movie reviews’

Funky Monkey Release Date: 2004 Genre: Comedy | Family Director(s): Harry Basil (The 4th Tenor, Back By Midnight) Writer(s): Lance Kinsey & Gene Quintano (The Musketeer) Starring: Matthew Modine, Gilbert Gottfried, Roma Downey Ever since Dunston Checks In ten years ago, Hollywood hasn’t been all that inviting to the family friendly monkey genre. There have […]

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Fugitive Hunter Release Date: 2005 Genre: Action Director(s): John Alexander Jimenez Writer(s): John Alexander Jimenez & Wayne Wallace Staring: Wayne Wallace, R.F. Rodriguez, Hugh McChord Fugitive Hunter is one of those movies where I won’t recommend you watch it, but I will say that it’s a lot better than I expected it to be. The […]

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Frankenstein Reborn Release Date: 28 August 2005 (USA) Genre: Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller Director(s): Leigh Scott (Art House, The Beast of Bray Road) Writer(s): Leigh Scott (Art House, The Beast of Bray Road) Starring: Rhett Giles,Thomas Downey, Joel Hebner I’m loving The Asylum’s current creative plan for their in-house productions. Much of their films […]

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Frankenstein Release Date: 2004 Genre: Horror | Mystery | Sci-Fi Director(s): Marcus Nispel (Texas Chainsaw Massacre remake) Writer(s): John Shiban Starring: Parker Posey, Vincent Perez, Adam Goldberg, Michael Madsen On the commentary track for Frankenstein, director Marcus Nispel speaks about how nabbing Parker Posey for the lead role in this extended pilot episode for a […]

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The Fourth Beast Release Date: 15 January 2005 (USA) Genre: Action Director(s): Nathyn Masters (upcoming Wages of Sin) Writer(s): Nathyn Masters Staring: Jon Ross, Katie Getty, Jason Walsh At first glance one might assume that The Fourth Beast: Mark of the Anti-Christ is just another York Entertainment urban film. That’s essentially what I thought when […]

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Forbidden Warrior Release Date: 2005 Genre: Adventure | Action | Fantasy Director(s): Jimmy Nickerson Writer(s): Glen Hartford, Rod Hewitt (The Debt), & Mike Machanska Starring: Andrew Divoff,Marie Matiko, Sung Kang, Karl Yune To put it lightly, Forbidden Warrior is unbelievably awful. Sure, I’m not a fan of kung fu films to begin with, but even […]

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Foolproof Release Date: 3 October 2003 (Canada) Genre: Action | Comedy | Crime Directors: William Phillips Writers: William Phillips Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Kristin Booth, Joris Jarsky After a memorable performance as Van Vilder in the movie by the name same, I was pretty sure that the witty Ryan Reynolds was on his way to supporting […]

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Firefight Release Date: 2003 Genre: Action | Drama | Thriller Director(s): Paul Ziller (Bloodfist IV: Die Trying, Snakehead Terror) Writer(s): Elizabeth Sanchez & Paul Ziller (both of Avalanche Alley) Starring: Stephen Baldwin, Steve Bacic, Nick Mancuso To give you an idea of how the direct-to-video industry will readily latch onto anything popular, Firefight was actually […]

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Final Voyage Release Date: 7 October 1999 (Malaysia) Genre: Action | Drama Director(s): Jay Andrews (aka Jim Wynorski) Writer(s): Andrew Stevens (Intrepid) & James Morley III (Intrepid) Starring: Ice-T, Erika Eleniak, Dylan Walsh, Claudia Christian More classic Jim Wynorski (as Jay Andrews, of course) schlock here, as he tackles the aspect of terrorists taking over […]

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Final Impact Release Date: 1992 Genre: Action | Drama Director(s): Joseph Merhi (Rage) & Stephen Smoke (Street Crimes) Writer(s): Stephen Smoke (Magic Kid) Starring: Lorenzo Lamas, Kathleen Kinmont, Michael Worth When Van Damme found success with Kickboxer, Bloodsport, and Lionheart, the direct-to-video world responded accordingly. And by accordingly, I of course mean every single direct-to-video […]

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