In “Poltergeist,” the new reworking of the 1982 ghost-in-the-TV Tobe Hooper cult classic chiller, when Mom (Rosemarie DeWitt), “There’s nothing to be afraid of,” you know, of course, here’s loads to be afraid of, like crappy special effects and a story almost entirely devoid of thrills or chills.
The George Miller 'Mad Max' films lived, died and now live again courtesy of “Mad Max: Fury Road,” an out-of-control reboot that recreates Max Rockatansky’s dystopian world and then races like hell through it, laying rubber all the way.
Ethan Hawke plays Tom Egan, an Air Force pilot with 3,000 hours logged in F-16s, now stationed in Las Vegas behind a drone control console. As his frustrations grow, the psychological effects of the job wear on Egan who doubts the morality of long distance death.
Chances are good if you are interested enough to buy a ticket to the new Alex Gibney documentary “Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief” you already know most of the information contained within.
“Far From the Madding Crowd” is a vibrant soap opera, complete with love triangles, pregnancy, suicide, lovesick neighbours, crimes of passion, marriage proposals, missed opportunities, bad decisions, broken hearts and petticoats.