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Film Review: Operation Nazi Zombies (2003)

SYNOPSIS: An elite Special Forces unit, the likes of which “has never been formed in these Unites States”, is sent to a classified destination to clean up a biological problem resulting from classified U.S. experiments regarding awakening the dead. REVIEW: Written and directed by David B. Stewart III Starring: Thomas Reilly, Ellisa Mullen, Christopher Connolly Best example of botching a …

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Film Review: Grizzly Flats (2011)

SYNOPSIS: A recluse and his wife are tormented by shadow creatures. REVIEW: Directed by Anthony Fankhauser Written by Anthony Fankhauser and Joe Benkis Starring: Judd Nelson, Danielle De Luca, Christian Maurice Gantt Best line: “Nobody crawls on top of you in that bed except for me. And there’s nobody else even on this mountain…except for those damn, backwater, hillbilly McConnollys.” …

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Film Review: The Broken (2008)

SYNOPSIS: Gina McVey is a successful radiologist who witnesses an exact lookalike of herself drive past her in Gina’s Jeep. She follows this stranger to make sure, but the outcome of this meeting sparks a series of events that only exacerbate her confusion. REVIEW: Written & directed by Sean Ellis Starring: Lena Headey, Ulrich Thomsen That synopsis was more difficult …

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Film Review: The Bucks County Massacre (2010)

SYNOPSIS: “The Bucks County Massacre” was compiled from video footage found at the scene of a horrible crime. The editors would like to express their sympathies to the families of the victims. They would also like to express their gratitude to the local authorities for their involvement and cooperation on this project. The public release of “The Bucks County Massacre” …

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Film Review: Mania (1986)

SYNOPSIS: “See No Evil” This episode is about an accountant who witnesses through his window the murder of the call girl he just finished a transaction with. The killer turns around and is seen by the accountant. The killer stashes the murder weapon in the accountant’s apartment and the accountant is tried for the murder. It’s all smooth sailing until …

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Film Review: Q The Winged Serpent (1982)

SYNOPSIS: A Meso-American deity terrorizes New York City. REVIEW: Best Michael Moriarty Line: “I stink and I just wanna cry…I just…no I haven’t cried since I was a little kid…I just wanna cry.” Written and Directed by Larry Cohen Starring: Michael Moriarty, David Carradine, Candy Clark, Richard Roundtree Best line not spoken by Moriarty: “My God, with a wingspan like …

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Film Review: The Video Dead (1987)

SYNOPSIS: A family takes  delivery of a new TV set, unaware that it is the gateway by which killer zombies enter the world. REVIEW: Written, produced, and directed by: Robert Scott Starring: Michael St. Michaels, Thaddeus Golas, Douglas Bell Best Line: “The TeeeeVeeee don’t kill nobody… it’s what comes OUT of the TV does the killin’.” All the zombie lovers …

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Film Review: Hide (2011)

SYNOPSIS: Chesterfield High School basketball practice has ended. One year later the town is still reeling from the massacre of a brutal mischief night murder, but even the statewide curfew won’t stop these teens from pulling pranks on Hallow’s Eve. Susie Hauser, head cheerleader along with her teenage friends are lured by a psychopath to play a revengeful game of …

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Film Review: Aerobicide (1987)

SYNOPSIS: Two years ago, a young woman named Valerie was burned after entering a tanning salon. Now, her twin sister, Rhonda runs a local gym where all of a sudden, people are being murdered. REVIEW: Written and Directed by David A. Prior Starring: Marcia Karr, David James Campbell, Fritz Matthews Aerobicide, aka Killer Workout, is an awful movie with one …

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Film Review: The Carrier (1988)

SYNOPSIS: Jake is an unlucky man. First, his parents died in a horrible fire that the entire town believes he set on purpose. Now it seems he’s contracted a condition that turns every inanimate object he touches into something that consumes organic matter. And he thought the town didn’t like him before! REVIEW: Written and Directed by Nathan J. White …

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