March 2014 | Casey's Movie Mania | Movie Reviews, Features & Others

Sunday, 30 March 2014


A taut and engaging sequel that cleverly mixes comic-book sensibility with political-thriller undertones.

Friday, 28 March 2014

Retrospective: From PHANTASM (1979) To PHANTASM IV: OBLIVION (1998)

It's been 16 years since legendary horror filmmaker Don Coscarelli last made PHANTASM IV: OBLIVION back in 1998, which was thought to be the final installment in the PHANTASM series. But this year, Don Coscarelli has finally announced (via that the long-awaited fifth and final PHANTASM series -- titled as PHANTASM: RAVAGER: -- has completed principle photography. Meanwhile, here are the first teaser poster (see above) as well as the trailer below:

Wednesday, 26 March 2014

Review: DIVERGENT (2014)

The cast is the least worthwhile in this lacklustre and generic young-adult dystopian thriller.

Friday, 21 March 2014

Review: TARZAN (2013)

This CGI version of TARZAN is visually engaging, but the plot and the characters are disappointingly mediocre.

Thursday, 13 March 2014

Review: MR. PEABODY & SHERMAN (2014)

It's sometimes uneven, but MR. PEABODY & SHERMAN is colourful and zany enough to entertain both young and old viewers alike.

Wednesday, 12 March 2014

Review: NEED FOR SPEED (2014)

While bumpy and sluggish, the breathtaking car stunts and some of the entertaining casts made NEED FOR A SPEED a worthwhile car-chase movie.

Retrospective: Top 10 Best Car Chase Scenes

Street race has a new name this coming Thursday, and the movie in question is none others than NEED FOR SPEED -- the big screen adaptation from the enormously popular car-racing video game from Electronic Arts (EA). To recap some of the best car chase scenes that has been entertained the viewers everywhere for decades, here are my personal Top 10 pick as below:

Monday, 3 March 2014

Review: I, FRANKENSTEIN (2014)

Like the title character himself, I, FRANKENSTEIN is a soulless CGI-heavy snoozefest.

Saturday, 1 March 2014

Retrospective: 10 Movies That Should Have Won The Oscar

The Oscar is coming, and it's time to look back at some of the past nominated movies that should have won the golden statuette instead. Here are the 10 selected movies that I have picked: