Cast: Chris Sarandon, William Ragsdale, Amanda Bearse
A teenager obsessed with horror films finds out that a vampire lives across from him. He tells the police, his friends but none of them will believe him. He decides to take matters into his own hands.
Roddy McDowall, who plays Peter Vincent an old wash out actor who used to star in vampire movies. “The kids today,” he complains, “don’t have the patience for vampires. They want to see some mad slasher running around and chopping off heads.” That is so true even back then. This film is fun watch and more fun to see it again some 33 years later due to the fact that the special effect then where awesome. It happens one night where Jerry Dandrige (Chris Sarandon) while making out with his girlfriend who does not put out, sees some neighbours caring a coffin downstairs across where he lives. He gets curious and try to find out who lives there. When he finds out that it is a Vampire and tells everyone of his entourage even the police they do not believe him.
The first part of the film is funny and the second part unleashes lots of spectacular special effects and yes back then there were done well and fun to watch. Now days CGI on the computer which laid off those who was doing it in the studio. By the way Peter Vincent, is obviously supposed to remind us of Vincent Price and Christopher Lee. McDowall’s performance is funny, and he must have enjoyed it. Fright night is not your usual film horror film it stand out.
The true story of Percival Harrison Fawcett, one of the greatest explorers of the twentieth century. Percy Fawcett is a recognized British colonel and a loving husband. In 1906, when he was about to become a father, the Royal Geographical Society of England proposed to him to leave to Amazonia in order to map the borders between Brazil and Bolivia. Right a way , the man has a passion for exploration and discovers traces of what he thinks is a very old lost city. Back in England, Fawcett constantly thinks of this mysterious civilization, torn between his love for his family and his thirst for exploration and glory …
Here is a stroke a genius where James Gray reappropriates a genre fallen into disuse to offer us the masterful portrait of an explorer carried by his thirst for adventure.Here Gray choose to do an interpretation of the novel La cité perdue de Z écrit par David Grann. It is no secret that Gray makes the viewer follow the adventure of the military man names Fawcett that disappeared somehow into the jungle never to return to England. James Gray’s latest feature film is a beautiful scenario built around Percy Fawcett’s (Charlie Hunnam’s) back and forth between his home and the heart of the Amazon jungle. Here Gray shot this film à la classic mode the only thing to do to me otherwise the film will fall into the water. Fawcett is not crazy to go to the amazon forest but to reclaim his tile of his name he decided to go which trigger his thirst for adventure and exploration as well as glory. Charlie Hunnam here does a superb job to incarnate his character.It is interesting to see that Fawcett also has other obligations, well he is a husband and father which his wife makes the sacrifices here and is beautifully interpreted by actress Sienna Miller. You see he returns to his home, after several years of travel so it takes a toll on his wife. He has a hard time with the children. The cinematography here is near perfect. I can’t wait until his next picture.
A film by Juan Antonio Bayona. Cast: Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor, Tom Holland. A true story.
A regular family – Maria (Naomi Watts), Henry (Ewan McGregor) and their three kids – travel to Thailand to spend Christmas. They get an upgrade to a villa on the coastline. After settling in and exchanging gifts, they go to the pool, like so many other tourists. A perfect paradise vacation until a distant noise becomes a roar. There is no time to escape from the tsunami; Maria and her eldest are swept one way, Henry and the youngest another. Who will survive, and what will become of them?
The tsunami that devastated the Pacific Basin in the winter of 2004 remains one of the worst natural disasters in history.Here is a film of human tragedy That really happened. Naomi Watts powerfully becomes a front-runner for an Academy Award. Its eldest young hero, Lucas (Holland), separated from all, seeks tirelessly for fellow family members. How did anyone possibly survive? It takes a lot of courage for the little boy to bravely try to help others. The actors the kids that is were great are doing their jobs specially the little one. How did the really kids survived this ordeal is beyond me. Maria has some strong woman who has the will of surviving this terrible incident. The film’s most dramatic sequences focus on Lucas, assigning himself the role of his mother’s lifeguard and protector. Director Juan Antonio Bayona and writer Sergio G. Sanchez combine visual effects and model stale replica of the beach resort because they di not have enough money too use special effects. It a film with great acting skill. Great sory telling and some nice cinematography.