Saturday, May 28, 2016
When a college girl who is alone on campus over the Thanksgiving break is targeted by a group of outcasts, she must conquer her deepest fears to outwit them and fight back.
Well-made, if not particularly original horror movie that does have some moments of chilling atmosphere and suspense, but for the main part offers the usual cat-and-mouse chase.
Friday, May 27, 2016
Thursday, May 26, 2016
Young Marco Polo travels to China to help Kublai Khan fight against rebels, headed by his own son, with a new invention: gunpowder.
Entertaining and colorful, but wildy unhistorical Hollywood adevnture tale.
Halliwell (no star): "Curious mixture of melodrama and pantomime, with a star cast half playing for laughs."
Maltin**1/2: "Laighable mini-epic, extremely choppy, with episodic sequences pretending to recount events in life of medieval adventurer."
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
After he awakens in a hospital, a man tracks down and murders the man that left him and a bank teller for dead during a robbery, only to end up having the slain thief's associates come after him in retaliation.
Great cast and good production guarantee for some thriller quality, but the implausible plot and the 'hero's ' psychological conflict are quite dubious.