Synopsis: When Chan Ka Kui (Jackie Chan) manages to turn a blown stakeout PR nightmare into a real bust, he becomes a media darling as well as a target for drug lord Chu Tao (Yuen Chor). Part of that revenge scheme involves covering his ass, which means removing a troublesome secretary/witness, Selina Fong (Brigitte Lin). […]Read more "Glass Story: Police Story"
Synopsis: Twins Juliet (Sydney Sweeney) and Vivian (Madison Iseman) share many things, including a love for music. Of the two, Vi is the one with the prospects. Following time in a music academy, Vi will be heading off to Julliard, while Jules has decided to take some time off. Jules has been practicing longer, playing […]Read more "Music Is A Blood Sport: Nocturne"
Before her death in March of 2020, author Barbara Neely wrote a quartet of novels and a handful of short stories. However, the work had enough merit for her to receive quite a few honors. Her first novel received several awards, including the Agatha, Macavity, and Anthony for First Novel. Later, she was named the […]Read more "Cleaning Up While on the Run: Barbara Neely’s Blanche on the Lam"
Synopsis: Takahata Shun (Fukushi Sôta) is a typical kid, lost in video games and complaining about the boredom of his life. He even prays for that boredom to be taken away. He should have been a little wary of such things. His classroom gets interrupted by excitement when the teacher’s head explodes (raining a bit […]Read more "Let’s Have Some Fun: As The Gods Will"
Synopsis: After successfully busting gun runners in the city park, Detective Sean Thompson (Jeff Wincott) gets a promotion and a transfer. His partner, Billie Blake (Cynthia Rothrock) is still needed back at the old precinct, so she won’t be joining him. When she’s not bust bad guys, she’s serving drinks at her dad’s bar downtown. […]Read more "Crushed Nuts & Flying Kicks: Martial Law II: Undercover"
Synopsis: Tree (Jessica Rothe) managed to break herself out of the live/die/repeat time loop that fell upon her in the first flick of the series by uncovering the identity of the person responsible for killing her (and anyone else in the way). The number of suspects in that flick were longer than her own arm, […]Read more "Here We Go, Here We Go, Here We Go Again: Happy Death Day 2U"
I can remember seeing the names Christopher Pike, R. L. Stine, Diane Hoh, etc. and the covers of their teen-aimed books from trips to B. Dalton’s and Waldenbooks stores back in the eighties and early nineties. They were all similar. Cute teens, high schools, girlfriends stealing boyfriends who came back from the dead, skeletons and […]Read more "I Belong to You: Christopher Pike’s The Midnight Club"
Synopsis: When burnt out combat vet, Stryker (Lance Henriksen) rides into the small southwestern town of Aqua Dulce, Deputy Joe Bob (Lewis Van Bergen) and local Virgil (Kevin Thompson) mistake him for biker trash. However, he tends to feed aggressive biker trash knuckle sandwiches. Stryker is here to see an old pal, Tick Rand (George […]Read more "You Told Her She Was Going to Hell: Savage Dawn"
Synopsis: Sean Thompson (Chad McQueen) is a cop with martial arts skills and the nickname Martial Law. His brother Michael (Andy McCutcheon) seems to be falling in with a bad crowd. When Michael is picked up as a passenger in a hot car, he tries to claim he was just hitchhiking and got picked up […]Read more "Chalk Up Another One: Marshal Law"
Synopsis: Tree (Jessica Rothe) wakes up, and she’s in a dorm room (shudder) instead of her cozy room in the sorority house. There’s a guy there who re-introduces himself as Carter (Israel Broussard), and soon enough his roomie Ryan (Phi Vu) busts in asking if Carter hit that “fine vagine” last night. What a morning. […]Read more "What’s Up Cupcake?: Happy Death Day"