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Film Review: Moon Of The Wolf (1972)

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SYNOPSIS: “After several locals are viciously murdered, a Louisiana sheriff starts to suspect he may be dealing with a werewolf.” (thanks to IMDB for that detailed synopsis) REVIEW: This week I have a film that has never been shown in a cinema anywhere in the world. Never at a drive-in. Never on a double-bill with Plan Nine From Outer Space ...

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Film Review: Mud Zombies (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: A poor community in the remote state of Espirito Santo, Brazil, ekes an existence by fishing and picking crustaceans from the local tropical mangroves. Their meagre survival gradually becomes threatened by pollution of their waters and the eminent disappearance of the source of their livelihood. Suddenly, from the contaminated muddy dark swamp, zombie-like creatures emerge to attack the community. ...

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Film Review: Babysitter Wanted (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: Attractive but sheltered, Angie Albright (SARAH THOMPSON) is excited to finally leave her strict religious household to attend college. While her new roommate is wilder than she’s used to, Angie soon discovers that there are far worse threats to worry about than a messy dorm room. REVIEW: Directed By: Jonas Barnes and Michael Manasseri Written By: Jonas Barnes Starring: ...

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Film Review: Rats Night of Terror (1984)

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SYNOPSIS: One hundred years after a nuclear war has devastated the planet, society has been reborn into two factions; the underground society and the scavangers above in the wastelands. A group of scavangers on bikes come across a town infested with flesh eating rats, and soon the gore is spilling everywhere. REVIEW: Initially, I wasn’t expecting all that much from ...

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Film Review: Gurozuka (2005)

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SYNOPSIS: A college film club goes on a trip to an abandoned cabin to research a film. The two girls in the club aren’t alone however since they have also brought the drama club, a teacher chaperone and her suspected lover, a young girl who is the same age as the rest of the group. No one but the film ...

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Film Review: Maniac Cop 2 (1990)

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SYNOPSIS: A supernatural, maniac killer cop teams up with a Times Square serial killer. REVIEW: Sequels should be looked at as movies in their own right – just in case the first was missed and how they function as follow ups to the original. With horror/thrillers there are countless examples of sequels missing the freshness of the first and often ...

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Film Review: Attack of the Vegan Zombies (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: Joe and his wife Dionne have had yet another bad crop for their winery. Faced with the prospect of losing the family farm, Dionne convinces her mother (a witch) to cast a spell upon next year’s crop. The crop is such a success that Joe hires some college students to help them harvest. However, when a nosy neighbor begins ...

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Film Review: In Search of Lovecraft (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: While shooting a Halloween news story on horror writer H.P. Lovecraft, reporter Rebecca Marsh discovers that the “fiction” Lovecraft wrote is actually true and the creatures and cults described in his writings really exist. REVIEW: The film “In Search of Lovecraft” is not quite a documentary or a straight feature, but rather a pseudo documentary using fictitious characters to ...

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Film Review: The Thing (1982)

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SYNOPSIS: “In the midst of the Antarctic snow-field, the scientists and workers of a small American research base are shocked when a helicopter begins to circle their camp, chasing and shooting at a dog. When the helicopter is destroyed and the passenger’s are killed by accident, the dog is let into the base and the American’s begin to wonder what ...

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Film Review: Remote (short film) (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: Temporarily connected in time, a man tries to prevent the murder of a young woman, living in his house 30 years in the past. REVIEW: Let’s not beat around the bush with this – I was really impressed when I watched this short film. And apparently, others were too as Remote won 41 Official Film Festival Selections across the ...

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Film Review: A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

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SYNOPSIS: Years after being burned alive by a mob of angry parents, child murderer Freddy Krueger (Robert Englund) returns to haunt the dreams — and reality — of local teenagers in Wes Craven’s spine-chilling slasher classic. As the town’s teens begin dropping like flies, Nancy (Heather Langenkamp) and her boyfriend, Glen (Johnny Depp, in his big-screen debut), devise a plan ...

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