All is quiet in New York City, or is it? An elderly librarian (Alice Drummond) is about to be scared witless by an even more elderly apparition, a ghost. Not knowing what to do the library calls the university for some help. This is how the movie starts and it keeps you totally engaged in the film till the very end. You have the straight man Egon Spengler, the clueless spook chaser and fantasizer Raymond Stantz and the womanizer and sleaze Peter Venkman. Read more...(823 words, 99 images, estimated 3:18 mins reading time)
The City of Ember was designed as a safe haven while the surface world was seeing the worst war/epidemic/natural disaster ever. We never really know why the city was built. We see a bunch of eggheads in a bunker at the beginning of the film, and they give a box to a middle-aged woman, the first Mayor of Ember. Ember itself is a self contained city, with enough canned stores to keep its people fed for two hundred years, as well as some greenhouses to grow vegetables. Each mayor is to pass along the box to the next mayor as the years count down, but at one point, one of the mayors dies from a heart attack, and the box is stuffed away in his home and forgotten. Read more...(650 words, 89 images, estimated 2:36 mins reading time)
Imagine if you will that you could live the same day over and over again without end. Sounds pretty good, right? What if that day you have to live over and over is what you feel is your worst day ever, that is what this move looks at. Groundhog Day is directed by Harold Ramis and stars Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell and Chris Elliott in this comedy about a reporters life gone all wrong.
Phil is a news reporter that has been given the job of reporting on whither or not Punxsutawney Phil, a groundhog, will see his shadow or not. Phil could care less, he hates his life, he hates his job and he hates the rat, the ground hog, that is stealing his spotlight. Phil also hates the fact that he can’t get into the pants of his coworker Rita, his producer. To make maters worse there is a snow storm coming and now he can’t even get out of town. Read more...(344 words, 12 images, estimated 1:23 mins reading time)