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Film Review: Bad Kids of Crestview Academy (2017)

SYNOPSIS: Based on the best-selling graphic novel series, a group of spoiled “bad kids” have been placed in Saturday detention at the prestigious Crestview Academy. After one of the kids locks away their teacher, they find themselves trapped in school with no way out, wondering who (or what) set them up. Their ranks quickly dwindle as each falls victim to …

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Film Review: Parasites (2016)

SYNOPSIS: Genre vet Robert Miano (Donnie Brasco) headlines as Wilco, the leader of a band of bloodthirsty vagrants who rule the underpasses and alleyways of downtown LA. When he and his men come across a trio of lost college boys (centered around newcomer Sean Samuels), all hell breaks loose. The industrial barbarianism of downtown Los Angeles is equal parts player …

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Film Review: Devil in the Dark (2017)

SYNOPSIS: When estranged brothers Adam and Clint attempt to reconnect over a week-long hunting trip in remote Kelowna, British Columbia, they find the tables turned by a mysterious presence lurking in the forest. Convinced that they are now besieged by a supernatural presence, the siblings begrudgingly agree on only one thing: they will have to put aside their differences and …

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Film Review: The Eyes of My Mother (2016)

SYNOPSIS: Francisca (Kika Magalhaes) has been unfazed by death from an early age because her mother, formerly a surgeon in Portugal, imbued her with a thorough understanding of the human anatomy. When tragedy shatters her family’s idyllic life in the countryside, her deep trauma gradually awakens some unique curiosities. As she grows up, her desire to connect with the world …

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Film Review: Winner Tapes All: The Henderson Brothers Story (2016)

SYNOPSIS: The story of Michael and Richard Henderson, two stepbrothers from West Virginia who saw an opportunity in the burgeoning VHS market in the 1980s and made their own backyard horror movies, “The Curse of Stabberman” and “Cannibal Swim Club.” REVIEW: One of the things I find sad is the loss of the mom and pop video stores. To see …

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Film Review: Rupture (2016)

SYNOPSIS: A single mom tries to break free from a mysterious organization that has abducted her. REVIEW: Today’s movie involves the original Lisbeth Salander being stalked and then kidnapped by Vic Mackey while the devil from the Constantine movie oversees the whole thing. If that rundown of the movie doesn’t float your boat, then let’s get into the details.

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