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Film Review: The Crazies (1973)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: When a government plane laden with biological weapons crashes in a small Pennsylvania town in this George Romero film, its deadly cargo seeps into the water supply — and anyone who drinks the water becomes stark, raving mad. David (Will McMillan), a firefighter, and his wife, Judy (Lane Carroll), are two of a very few left …

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Film Review: The Tomb (Ligeia) (2009)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Successful writer and scholar Jonathan Merrick falls under the spell of the irresistible, bewitchingly beautiful Ligeia. She’s fighting a fatal illness and she will stop at nothing to defeat death, her one true enemy. She steals other people’s souls and on her quest to immortality she tricks Jonathan into supporting her work, breaking him apart from …

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Film Review: Slices (2008)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: In the tradition of Creepshow, this macabre anthology features five short horror films, including “The Exterminator,” in which a ruthless businessman gets a taste of his own medicine — and then some — when he’s abducted by his own hatchet man. Other eerie tales include “Turnout,” “The Range,” “Night Scream” and “Dead Letters,” in which a …

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Film Review: Frankenstein Unlimited (2009)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A feature-length anthology project composed of six independently produced short films by young Montreal filmmakers all using the themes of the original Frankenstein novel as inspiration REVIEW: Written & Directed by: Matthew Saliba, Matthew Forbes, King-Wei Chu, Maude Michaud, Martin Gauthier, Peter James Starring: Christina Sciortino, Kayden Rose, Aimee Davison, Brad Carmichael, Kayla St. Cartier, Christophe Cecconi  QUICK …

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Film Review: Hurt (2008)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: When Robert Coltrane suddenly dies, his wife (Melora Walters) and two kids (Johanna E. Braddy and Jackson Rathbone) can no longer afford their affluent lifestyle. So when Robert’s loner brother Darryl (William Mapother) offers lodging to the downsized family, they reluctantly accept — a fatal mistake. Their transition is shaken up by the arrival of a …

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Film Review: Frayed (2007)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Small-town sheriff Pat Baker (Tony Doupe) is facing a worst-case scenario: His insane son, who offed his mother 13 years ago, has escaped from a mental asylum and is loose in the woods where Baker’s daughter (Alena Dashiell) is camping. To no one’s surprise, the masked psycho gets right back into the killing groove, with the …

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Film Review: Headhunter: The Assessment Weekend (2010)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A motley group of business students in Berlin, Germany sign up for Takahashi Corp.’s assessment weekend, hoping to land one of the coveted spots with the consulting company. Under the watchful eye of a company psychologist, the team-working and improvisational skills of the aspirants will be put to the test in a survival-type situation. But nothing …

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Film Review: Diary of a Sex Offender (2009)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Michael Regardie is a lonely, delusional and sick religious zealot of his own invented faith – a faith that justifies hideous rituals of murder, rape and sexual torture. Absolution from his escalating nihilism and debauchery may lie in his latest victim. But as salvation seems at hand, a specter from his past demands revenge… REVIEW: Written …

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Film Review: Mega Python vs Gatoroid (2011)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: There’s a crisis in the Florida Everglades as giant pythons are threatening the alligator population. REVIEW: Written by: Naomi L. Selfman Directed by: Mary Lambert Starring: Deborah Gibson, Tiffany, A Martinez, Kathryn Joosten QUICK FIX: Pythons are pissing off the locals in the Flo-rida Everglades by growing bigger and angrier and eating everything from the gator …

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Film Review: Fright Flick (2011)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Director Isreal Luna weaves this hair-raising tale of a low-budget film crew being stalked by a vicious slasher. The director is a hack who’s obsessed with the lead actress, the producer is forced to swallow his pride instead of getting credit where credit is due, and the supporting actress is jealous that she didn’t land the …

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Film Review: Finale (2009)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A family descends into a vortex of denial and paranoia after the death of the oldest son. Though labeled a suicide, the bizarre circumstances lead the mother, Helen, to believe there are darker forces at work. Black paint was thrown over everything reflective in the son’s decrepit Victorian house, an explosive trap set in his bedroom …

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