Blog Profile / Dead End Drive-in

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Archived Since:October 26, 2010

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Familiar (2011) - Short Film, Short Review

Familiar (2011) - Dir. by Richard PowellThrough a series of tragic events, a middle aged man grows to suspect the negative impulses plaguing his mind may not be his own. A while back I did a review of a short film called Worm, also directed by Richard Powell and produced by Zach Green as well as Powell. Show More Summary

Alien Invasion Weekend in Closing... and Top 10 Movie Aliens!

I can't say I had quite the response from this weekend as I had hoped, but then again I can't quite say I gave it as much attention as I should have. (Place excuses here), but I can tell you that I love Alien Invasion Movies, and wasting...Show More Summary

Skyline (2019)

Skyline (2010) Dir. by The Brothers Strausearrod and his pregnant girlfriend Elaine travel to Los Angeles to meet his old friend and successful entrepreneur Terry, and his wife Candice. Terry gives a party in his apartment for Jarrod and offers a job position to him in LA. Show More Summary

Battle Los Angeles (2011)

Battle Los Angeles (2011) Dir. by Jonathan LiebesmanA Marine Staff Sergeant who has just had his retirement approved goes back into the line of duty in order to assist a 2nd Lieutenant and his platoon as they fight to reclaim the city of Los Angeles from alien invaders. Show More Summary

The Thing (2011)

The Thing (2011) Dir. by Matthijs van Heijningen Jr.At an Antarctica research site, the discovery of an alien craft leads to a confrontation between graduate student Kate Lloyd and scientist Dr. Sander Halvorson. While Dr. Halvorson keeps to his research, Kate partners with Sam Carter, a helicopter pilot, to pursue the alien life form. Show More Summary

Alien Invasion Weekend Begins!!!!

Welcome all to the Alien Invasion Weekend. If you love Alien Invasion movies as much as I do then you are going to love this weekend. I am happy to say that I am not along in this ordeal, and several people have come forward to contribute to the fun. Show More Summary


ALIEN INVASION WEEKEND!!! After seeing Attack the Block, and several other alien invasion movies this past week it only became apparent to me that I needed to do an alien invasion weekend. With the help of The Mike over at From Midnight,...Show More Summary

Attack the Block (2011)

Attack the Block (2011) Dir. by Joe CornishA teen gang in South London defend their block from an alien invasion.Joe Cornish is not a name recognized by many, as this happens to be his first feature film directed. He is primarily a writer,...Show More Summary

Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)

Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011) Dir. by Brad BirdThe IMF is shut down when it's implicated in the bombing of the Kremlin, causing Ethan Hunt and his new team to go rogue to clear their organization's name. Mission: Impossible has been a pretty unique road so far. Show More Summary

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011) Dir. by David FincherThis English-language adaptation of the Swedish novel by Stieg Larsson follows a disgraced journalist, Mikael Blomkvist (Daniel Craig), as he investigates the disappearance of a wealthy patriarch's niece from 40 years ago. Show More Summary

Trollhunter (2010)

Trollhunter (2010) Dir. by Andre OvredalA group of students investigates a series of mysterious bear killings, but learns that there are much more dangerous things going on. They start to follow a mysterious hunter, learning that he is actually a troll hunter. Show More Summary

Apollo 18 (2011) - Quick Review

Apollo 18 (2011) Dir. Gonzalo Lopez-GallegoDecades-old found footage from NASA's abandoned Apollo 18 mission, where two American astronauts were sent on a secret expedition, reveals the reason the U.S. has never returned to the moon.Gallego took a big swing and a miss on this one. Show More Summary

The Reef (2010)

The Reef (2010) Dir. by Andrew TrauckiLuke welcomes his friend Matt and his girlfriend Suzie that come from London and Matt's sister and Luke's former girlfriend Kate that comes from Sydney to sail with him and the sailor Warren in a sailboat. Show More Summary

Super (2010)

Super (2010) Dir. by James GunnAfter his wife falls under the influence of a drug dealer, an everyday guy transforms himself into Crimson Bolt, a superhero with the best intentions, though he lacks for heroic skills. It didn't take long for James Gunn to graduate from Troma films to the big leagues. Show More Summary

I Am Number Four (2011)

I Am Number Four(2011) Dir. by D.J. CarusoExtraordinary teen John Smith (Pettyfer) is a fugitive on the run from ruthless enemies sent to destroy him. Changing his identity, moving from town to town with his guardian Henri (Olyphant), John is always the new kid with no ties to his past. Show More Summary

Skew (2011)

Skew (2011) Dir. by Sevé SchelenzWhen Simon, Rich, and Eva head out on an eagerly anticipated road trip, they bring along a video camera to record their journey. What starts out as a carefree adventure slowly becomes a descent into the ominous as unexplained events threaten to disrupt the balance between the three close friends. Show More Summary

Tron: Legacy (2010)

Tron: Legacy (2010) Dir. by Joseph KosinskiSam Flynn, the tech-savvy 27-year-old son of Kevin Flynn, looks into his father's disappearance and finds himself pulled into the same world of fierce programs and gladiatorial games where his father has been living for 20 years. Show More Summary

In Time (2011) - Short Review

In Time (2011) Dir. by Andrew NiccolIn a future where people stop aging at 25, but are engineered to live only one more year, having the means to buy your way out of the situation is a shot at immortal youth. Here, Will Salas finds himself...Show More Summary

Fright Night (2011)

Fright Night (2011) Dir. by Craig GillespieAfter several people start disappearing in a small suburb of Las Vegas, including his former best friend, Charley Brewster fights for his life to protect his mother and his girlfriend from the vampire next door.A few months ago... Show More Summary

Drive (2011)

Drive (2011) Dir. by Nicolas Winding RefnA Hollywood stunt performer who moonlights as a wheelman discovers that a contract has been put on him after a heist gone wrong.Unfortunately I haven't really had the chance to watch all of Refn's other films, but I have managed to catch a bit of Bronson, and from what I have seen it is pretty good. Show More Summary

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