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Film Review: The Itching (short film) (2016)

SYNOPSIS: In this handmade collaboration, a shy Wolf tries to connect with a group of hip, party-loving Bunnies but finds her body is in revolt. REVIEW: More short films, kiddies! Today we have THE ITCHING, an animated short written and directed by Dianne Bellino. When I say animated, I actually mean “claymation”, stop motion photography. I don’t see much of …

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Film Review: Curve (short film) (2016)

SYNOPSIS: Clinging to a smooth, curved surface high above a sentient abyss, a girl tries to cover the few feet back to safety without losing purchase and falling to her death REVIEW: More short films, Kiddies! Today we have CURVE, a short film from Australia written and directed by Tim Egan. Our story opens on a young woman (Laura Jane …

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Film Review: Get Out (2017)

SYNOPSIS: A young African American man visits his Caucasian girlfriend’s cursed family estate. REVIEW: A brilliant new thriller/horror mystery in itself, “Get Out” is surprisingly clever movie directed by Jordan Peele (of Key and Peele comedy series fame). Peele hits the ground running with a fantastic directorial/ writing debut that pushes the envelope and taboo of modern day horror. It …

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Robby The Robot

For over fifty years Robby The Robot has remained one of the most famous and widely recognised movie robots of all time. Making his film debut in Forbidden Planet (1956), he went on to star in The Invisible Boy (1957) and later forged a lengthy career in television, guest starring in The Thin Man, Lost In Space, The Twilight Zone, …

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Film Review: The Call (L’APPEL) (short film)

SYNOPSIS: Benoît, 50, is a police lieutenant wounded by the disappearance of his wife, Lise. Unable to perform his grief, he sees his physical and mental health decline when she mysteriously surface again years later. REVIEW: More short films, kiddies! Today we have THE CALL (L’APPEL), written and directed by Alban Ravassard. The film is in French with English subtitles. …

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Film Review: The Castros Abbess (1974)

SYNOPSIS: A young woman is forced into a convent. However, due to her nobility she rises to be an abbess. She has to deal with corruption in the church. REVIEW: The Castro’s Abbess, or La Badessa di Castro, is an Italian exploitation film written and directed by Armando Crispino and co-written by Lucio Battistrada (see also The Dead Are Alive …

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Interview: Joe Becker

Joe Becker comes from a family of entertainers, musicians and actors and started learning the art of music at the early age of four.  Since then, Joe has been featured in Guitar World, Guitar Player, Guitar One, Vintage Guitar and Guitar Plus magazines in addition to having appeared on several popular releases along side many of the greats. Currently, Joe …

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Interview: Rob Savage (Dawn of the Deaf (Part 2))

One of the most successful short films of 2016 found audiences from around the world and selected to such film festivals as Fantasia, Fantastic Fest & the Morbido Film Festival to name just a few. Powerful, genre re-inventing and so well crafted with multiple story arcs feeding into the final moments before a pulse is unleashed in London. It takes many to create …

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