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Film Review: Dark Mirror (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: After moving into a strange old house with her husband and son, Deborah (Lisa Vidal) discovers a mysterious mirror that does more than just cast a reflection. A door to an alternate reality, the mirror awakens a dark side in Deborah that she can’t control. Co-starring David Chisum, Christine Lakin, Joshua Pelegrin and Lupe Ontiveros, this psychological thriller is …

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Film Review: Frat House Massacre (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: Set in the late 70s, this gritty and twisted film taps the physical and mental underpinnings of the meaning of the word “brother” in a way reminiscent of the best of late 70s grindhouse and early 80s slashers. REVIEW: Written by: Draven Gonzalez  Directed by: Alex Pucci  Starring: Rane Jameson, Jon Fleming, Niki Rubin, Lisa DiCicco, Chris Prangley  QUICK FIX: In the …

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Film Review: The Last House on the Left (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: While vacationing at their summer home, Emma and John Collingwood (Monica Potter and Tony Goldwyn) show kindness to a group of strangers, unaware that the same men just assaulted their daughter (Sara Paxton). Once they learn the truth, they set out on a no-holds-barred plan for revenge that can only end in bloodshed. Dennis Iliadis directs this updated remake …

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Film Review: Mega Piranha (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: A mutant strain of giant ferocious piranha escape from the Amazon and eat their way toward Florida. REVIEW:  Written & Directed by: Eric Forsberg Starring: Tiffany, Paul Logan, Barry Williams, David Labiosa  QUICK FIX: A mutant strain of viciously hungry, genetically-altered piranha escape from a super-secret, G-14 classified South American lab and go on a rampage all up and down the …

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Film Review: Live Animals (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: A ruthless entrepreneur targets young victims for his macabre business. Using an isolated horse barn, he sells his captives to the highest bidder. Five friends on a vacation at a lake house are brutally kidnapped and find themselves prisoners, awaiting the auction block. Rather than succumb to a soulless slave’s existence they chance death for freedom only to discover …

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Film Review: Human Experiments (1979)

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SYNOPSIS: A demented prison doctor performs gruesome shock therapy experiments on inmates. REVIEW: Written by: Gregory Goodell & Richard Rothstein Directed by: Gregory Goodell Starring: Linda Haynes, Geoffrey Lewis, Ellen Travolta, Aldo Ray QUICK FIX: Country music warbler Rachel can’t seem to catch a break…she worms her way into an off-key, cat’s humping sounding performance in a rundown redneck dive …

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Film Review: Life Blood (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: New Year’s Eve, 1968: While driving on the Pearblossom Highway, a lesbian couple encounters the creator of the universe. Laid to rest for 40 years, the women wake up on New Year’s Day as reborn creatures. REVIEW: Written & Directed by: Ron Carlson Starring: Sophie Monk, Scout Taylor-Compton, Anya Lahiri, Patrick Renna, Charles Napier QUICK FIX: On New Year’s …

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Film Review: Rammbock (aka Seige of the Dead) (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: Just when Michael arrives in Berlin to visit his ex-girlfriend Gabi, a terrible virus starts spreading across the city at a rapid pace, turning people into mindless homicidal maniacs. Much to Michael’s concern, Gabi’s not home; instead, he meets Harper, a teenage plumber’s apprentice at work in her apartment block. Together, they manage to barricade themselves when raging hordes …

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Film Review: Black Death (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: Set during the time of the first outbreak of bubonic plague in England, a young monk is tasked with learning the truth about reports of people being brought back to life in a small village. REVIEW: Written by: Dario Poloni Directed by: Christopher Smith Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Sean Bean, Carice van Houten, David Warner, Kimberly Nixon QUICK FIX: Osmund …

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Film Review: Sculpture (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: Sculpture is a psychological horror gore-fest that tells the story of Ashley Steele, an aspiring artist who returns home after the death of her father only to find the haunting memories of her repressed childhood await her. She is commissioned to create a life-size sculpture of the perfect man, and uses body builders from her brother’s gym as models, …

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Film Review: Boogeyman (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: The film opens with brothers Jacob and Isaac playing around the neighborhood “creepy house.” Jacob, the younger of the two, is obviously freaked out by the house and what unknown horrors may lie inside, but one of Isaac’s friends takes Jacob’s cell phone and throws it through a window on the top floor. Now Jacob is forced to go …

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Film Review: Piranha (1978)

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SYNOPSIS: Two self-righteous idiots accidentally release a genetically-altered species of piranha into a stream. From there, both the piranha and the idiots slowly make their way downstream to various swimming holes and resorts, each in their own way wreaking havoc REVIEW: Written by: John Sayles and Richard Robinson Directed by: Joe Dante Starring: Bradford Dillman, Heather Menzies, Kevin McCarthy, Keenan …

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