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The Hollow, a review by addicted2dvd


     The Hollow (2004/United States)
IMDb |Wikipedia |Trailer |
First Look Home Entertainment
Director:Kyle Newman
Writing:Hans Rodionoff (Writer)
Length:83 min.
Rating:Rated R : Some Scary Images and Sexuality
Video:Widescreen 1.78:1
Audio:English: Dolby Digital: 2-Channel Stereo, Spanish: Dolby Digital: 2-Channel Stereo
Subtitles:

Stars:
Kevin Zegers as Ian
Kaley Cuoco as Karen
Nick Carter as Brody
Ben Scott as The Headless Horseman
Stacy Keach as Claus Von Ripper
Judge Reinhold as Carl

Plot:
Restless spirits stir this Hollow's Eve, beckoning Ian Cranston (Kevin Zegers, Dawn of the Dead), the last blood relative of Ichabod Crane, back to Sleepy Hollow. Thundering hooves unleash a wave of bone-chilling screams as the ghost of the Headless Horseman rides again! Ian must try to save the town and his girlfriend, Karen (Karley Cuoco, "8 Simple Rules") and determine wheather the sword-wielding stalker is their clownish classmate, Brody (Nick Carter, Backstreet Boys) in costume, or the dark rider himself. If it's truly the Headless Horseman...how do you kill what's already dead?

Extras:
  • Scene Access
  • Feature Trailers
  • Bonus Trailers
  • Closed Captioned


My Thoughts:
I got this DVD 6 years ago mainly because it stars Kaley Cuoco (Penny on The Big Bang Theory)... and I enjoyed this film so much that I have watched it every year for my October marathon since getting it! Well to be fair... I always enjoyed the Legend of Sleepy Hollow. And the fact that it has someone I know from weekly TV series is always a bonus. In this particular film the movie takes place in present day... which is nice change of pace for the story (well we do have the TV Series now.. but...). Recommended!

My Rating:
Out of a Possible 5


(From Addicted2DVD's Month Long Horror/Halloween Marathon on October 2nd, 2013)

Member's Reviews

Stephen King's Sleepwalkers, a review by addicted2dvd



Stephen King's Sleepwalkers
Only Stephen King, the dark genius behind Misery, The Shining and Pet Sematary, could have written STEPHEN KING'S SLEEPWALKERS, a classic horror story that takes a perfect Norman Rockwell town and turns it inside out.

Brian Krause and Alice Krige star in this terrifying tale of modern-day vampires who prey on virtuous young women. M├Ądchen Amick is the sexually curious virgin who falls for the new boy in school (Brian Krause), only to learn too late that he's a life-sucking Sleepwalker. Mutating at will from golden boy to savage monster, Krause stalks Amick to feed his seductive mother. As the tension mounts (and the casualties pile up), the town's tabbies gather for a final, chilling showdown with the monsters in their midst - and we all know it's not nice to hurt people's felines... With cameo appearances by Stephen King and Clive Barker, STEPHEN KING's SLEEPWALKERS is "sexy, sleek, and horrifyingly scary. The most frightening Stephen King movie yet!" (Jim Whaley, Cinema Showcase)


TV Star:
Brian Krause (Charmed)

My Thoughts:
Felt like it was about time to add a little horror to my marathon. As most of you know... I love movies based on Stephen King's books. I usually go out of my way to collect them. Though I am still missing a few. This one I do enjoy a lot... but it is not the best of his I have seen. I like that this one stars Brian Krause of Charmed. This movie is 6 years before the series... so I of course didn't know who he was the first time I seen this movie. Anyway... I found this to be a very good (though not great) horror movie. It is one I try to watch at least once per year since I added it to my collection.

My Ratings:
Out of a Possible 5


Trailer:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rX16HZ5RYLM

(From Weekend Movie Marathon: TV Stars in the Movies on March 27th, 2009)

Member's TV Reviews

Tom's Glee Marathon, a review by Tom


Glee
Season 1.17 Bad Reputation
Writer: Ryan Murphy (Created By), Brad Falchuk (Created By), Ian Brennan (Created By), Ian Brennan (Writer)
Director: Elodie Keene
Cast: Dianna Agron (Quinn Fabray), Chris Colfer (Kurt Hummel), Jessalyn Gilsig (Terri Schuester), Jane Lynch (Sue Sylvester), Jayma Mays (Emma Pillsbury), Kevin McHale (Arty Abrams), Lea Michele (Rachel Berry), Cory Monteith (Finn Hudson), Matthew Morrison (Will Schuester), Amber Riley (Mercedes Jones), Mark Salling (Noah "Puck" Puckerman), Jenna Ushkowitz (Tina Cohen-Chang), Jonathan Groff (Jesse St. James), Molly Shannon (Brenda Castle), Iqbal Theba (Principal Figgins), Patrick Gallagher (Ken Tanaka), Stephen Tobolowsky (Sandy Ryerson), Naya Rivera (Santana Lopez), James Earl (Azimio), Max Adler (Dave Karofsky), Heather Morris (Brittany Pierce), Harry Shum, Jr. (Mike Chang), Dijon Talton (Matt Rutherford), Olivia Newton-John (Herself), Mary Jo Catlett (Mrs. Carlisle), Jean Sincere (Ancient Librarian), Robin Trocki (Jean Sylvester)

This is a fun episode. Glee club gets their hands on a video where Sue does aerobic to "Let's Get Physical" and posts it on YouTube. This attracts the real Olivia Newton-John to do a remake of the old music video of this song together with Sue.

Finncompetence:
This episode shows that Rachel has much more chemistry with other characters than with Finn. In this case with Puck (or Puckleberry how their romance was known in school and to fans). Even the fandom's name of the pairing sounds stupid: Finchel.

Brittana:
Brittany and Santana play angels in Rachel's music video.

Notable music:
There are some fun songs in this episode.
Will is rapping again, but this time around I enjoyed it. He did "Ice Ice Baby".

Another funny music scene is when some of the Glee club members are trying to be badass by singing "You Can't Touch This" in the school's library. But it backfires.


Another funny music scene is Rachel's video to "Run Joey Run".


My favorite song in this episode though is "Total Eclipse of the Heart", but I may be partial to it. Since I saw the musical "Tanz der Vampire" where this song was covered, I am a fan of this song.


Rating:

(From Tom's Glee Marathon on September 15th, 2012)