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Charles Agron, Briana Evigan , Lance Henriksen - Premiere of 'Monday At 11:01 Am' at Universal City Walk - Arrivals - North Hollywood, California, United States - Thursday 4th February 2016

Charles Agron, Briana Evigan and Lance Henriksen
Briana Evigan
Briana Evigan
Briana Evigan
Briana Evigan

Lance Henriksen - 40th Annual Saturn Awards - Arrivals - Los Angeles, California, United States - Thursday 26th June 2014

Lance Henriksen
Lance Henriksen

Lance Henriksen Saturday 12th May 2012 Disney XD's 'TRON: Uprising' Press Event and Reception at DisneyToon Studios

Lance Henriksen
Lance Henriksen
Lance Henriksen

Lance Henriksen Thursday 25th August 2011 2011 Fan Expo Opening Day at Toronto Metro Convention Centre. Toronto, Canada

Lance Henriksen
Robert Englund and Lance Henriksen
Robert Englund and Lance Henriksen
Robert Englund and Lance Henriksen
Lance Henriksen
Lance Henriksen

Lance Henriksen Sunday 29th August 2010 FanExpo autograph session at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Toronto, Canada

Lance Henriksen
Lance Henriksen

The Slammin' Salmon Trailer


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When Cleon Salmon's career as a heavyweight boxer was over, he felt a new career in the catering trade would be a nice way to spend his years. The Slammin' Salmon is a high end seafood eatery in Miami, Cleon himself, manages his untrained oddball staff.

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Damien: Omen II Review


Very Good
Somewhat unfairly maligned as a hokey, schlocky series, The Omen has always been far more sinister series than its sequel-happy reputation would indicate. The movies are about the devil's son wreaking havoc on earth, for God's sake -- and not only is that about the most classically "evil" character you can get, he also tend to be unstoppable. Good never triumphs in these movies. But really, it can't... how would they keep making sequels?

No longer a toddler, Damien: Omen II finds our young antichrist shipped to Chicago to live with his aunt (Lee Grant) and uncle (William Holden -- yeah, that William Holden). He's a hugely successful titan of industry, which is perfect for Damien: Eventually he'll become the boss of Thorn Industries, a great vantage point for ruling the world as the dark lord.

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Pumpkinhead Review


Good
Toward the end of the '80s, special effects artists had literally become gods. They had instigated and then escorted in the genre revisionism of the era, while taking their physical art form as far as the pre-computer days would allow. Such names as Tom Savini, Rob Bottin, Chris Walas, and Kevin Yeager were all championed by a burgeoning collection of horror geeks giddy over their latex and Kayro skill set. By 1988, the late Stan Winston was also a member of this visionary Valhalla. His work on Terminator, Aliens, and Predator made him a creature-creating king. And as with many in his order, it was thought he could translate his talent into the field of directing. Pumpkinhead proved them right.

Ed Harley (Lance Henriksen) is a single father running a small grocery store along the outskirts of town. He loves his little boy Billy (Matthew Hurley) and dotes over him incessantly. When a group of teenagers wander into town, motorcycles in tow, Harley senses trouble. Sure enough, an accident involving his son turns fatal. Devastated, our parent turns to a hillbilly family for help. Seems they know the whereabouts of a legendary witch who can unleash a vengeful spirit known as Pumpkinhead. Knowing he will never rest until something is done, Harley makes the necessary blood sacrifice, and unleashes the deadly demon. Little does he know that while his boy will be avenged, his own soul is in mortal danger.

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The Terminator Review


Essential
I'll never forget the first time I saw James Cameron's The Terminator. I must have watched that movie at least 100 times during my youth. But during the 101st viewing, the VHS copy I stole from my uncle Dave's video collection was eaten by my crappy old-school, top-loading VHS player. Damn, that sucked.

The Terminator stands as a personal favorite. Schwarzenegger was in his prime in the 1980s -- in guilty pleasures like Commando, Raw Deal, Predator, Conan The Barbarian, and The Running Man. But he gave many kids my age something to hang on to during the Reagan years. Schwarzenegger was our generation's John Wayne, a muscle-bound bodyguard extracting his own kind of vengeance from a cold and dangerous world. He was always the good guy, but it's almost ironic that his first indelible impression on our minds was that of a killer robot from the future sent back in time to murder a hot coffee shop waitress.

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Alien Vs. Predator Review


Weak
The film studios weren't happy enough dragging the honorable slasher movie genre through the mud with schlock like last year's Freddy vs. Jason; now they have to try to cash in by dragging two awesome monster movie icons through the mud, as well. The difference between the slasher smackdown and Alien vs. Predator (or as the marketing team would love you to call it, AVP) is that I - and I'm sure others - are actually kind of excited to see these two killing machines go at it.

And if all you really want is to see these built-to-kill bad asses fight to the death, then you're in for a treat. It's like watching a very non-scary, screeching, interstellar cockfight. There's a heaping helping of acidic bloodbaths, infrared-vision shootouts, gleaming Predator weaponry, and oozy Alien slime. Yes, folks, it's all here; and if you're a fan of both of the old movie series, writer-director Paul W.S. Anderson (of Resident Evil - not Magnolia - fame) plies you with fun hints at the originals.

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Unspeakable Review


Terrible
You kinda deserve to have your ass handed to you when you title your film Unspeakable, but when you make a movie as God-awful as this one, you really deserve it.

The story begs for description but truly makes no sense at all. I'll try my best: Serial killer Jesse Mowatt (Pavan Grover, who also wrote the script) is fried in the electric chair, but it just won't take. He keeps coming back to life! Enter psychologist Diana Purlow (Dina Meyer), who has a kick-ass machine that can turn your memories into video. Somehow she feels this will help matters, and though angry prison warden (Dennis Hopper, yeah baby!) doesn't like the idea, she goes ahead anyway. The subsequent gore is balanced by mealworms crawling out of ears and split-open brains plus a bizarre story about Purlow having an abortion secreted in her past.

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Tarzan (1999) Review


Very Good
Tarzan the Ape Man gets the Disney treatment this year. For some classic characters (Snow White, Bambi), the transition has been a positive one. For others (Pocahontas), it's been a disaster. Thankfully, Tarzan is among the former group.

The last time we saw Tarzan, he was saving a Lost City in the worst film of 1998 (shockingly titled Tarzan and the Lost City). The story is a bit more traditional this time, with Tarzan adopted by gorillas after his human parents are killed by a leopard. When he grows up, a group of British explorers stumble upon him, and after the "You Tarzan, me Jane" exchange, the British bad guy, Clayton, decides he's going to take all the gorillas back to Britain for sale. Adventure ensues, along with a love story and singing.

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Powder Review


Extraordinary
Once in awhile, Hollywood manages to surprise me with an uncompromising film full of genuine emotion and enough to make you really think. Powder was completely unexpected: it's easily one of the best films I've seen all year.

Something of an updated, hybridized E.T., Powder is the story of an albino teenager (Sean Patrick Flanery) with strange powers of telekinesis, empathy, and the ability to channel and absorb raw energy. As Powder says, "I'm not like other people." That's putting it lightly.

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The Mangler 2 Review


Weak
Having not seen The Mangler 1, I worry that I don't have the sociological background to appropriately critique The Mangler 2. However, I have read the original Stephen King short story "The Mangler," and if memory serves, it's about a piece of factory machinery that becomes possessed and murderous when a little blood gets on it... not a computer virus gone awry that ultimately creates an impromptu cyborg from a prep school headmaster.

Well, that's what we get here, a ridiculous by-the-numbers teens-on-the-run movie, this time from a computer that's become infected by those very kids, looking to create a diversion and get out of trouble. Darn kids -- The Mangler will show 'em not to meddle!

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Alien Vs Predator Review


Zero

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The Slammin' Salmon Trailer

The Slammin' Salmon Trailer

Watch the trailer for The Slammin' Salmon When Cleon Salmon's career as a...

The Terminator Movie Review

The Terminator Movie Review

I'll never forget the first time I saw James Cameron's The Terminator. I must...

When a Stranger Calls (2006) Movie Review

When a Stranger Calls (2006) Movie Review

"The call is coming from inside the house!!!!"It's a line that's frightening regardless of whether...

Alien 3 Movie Review

Alien 3 Movie Review

Since Alien and its sequel Aliens received universal praise, Fox just had to make a...

Alien Vs. Predator Movie Review

Alien Vs. Predator Movie Review

The film studios weren't happy enough dragging the honorable slasher movie genre through the mud...

Aliens Movie Review

Aliens Movie Review

In Aliens--the sequel to the 1979's Alien--Sigourney Weaver reprises her role as Lt. Ripley. In...

The Terminator Movie Review

The Terminator Movie Review

I'll never forget the first time I saw James Cameron's The Terminator. I must...

Tarzan (1999) Movie Review

Tarzan (1999) Movie Review

Tarzan the Ape Man gets the Disney treatment this year. For some classic characters...

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