Author Archives: Daniel Davidson-Amadi

Film Review: Piggy (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: London, modern day: Joe, a mild mannered young man is bored by his life. When his beloved brother is murdered Joe finds solace in Piggy, one of his brother’s old friends. Piggy helps Joe to cope with grief, intent on saving him and helping him get justice for his brother’s killing. As their friendship grows Joe finds himself in an increasing dangerous and murky world of violence and revenge. As Joe life collapses around … Continue reading

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Film Review: 388 Arletta Avenue (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: young couple find themselves in an unnerving situation with a mysterious stalker. REVIEW: Contrary to opinion, this is not quite a found-footage film – 388 Arletta Avenue can best be described in one short sentence as a voyeuristic verite movie. Imagine Peeping Tom if it were based primarily and predominantly around the subjective camera. It’s not a new concept created by writer/director Randall Cole, but it has scarcely been used beyond cult level. And … Continue reading

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Film Review: Office Killer (1997)

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SYNOPSIS: A mousy office worker accidentally kills one of her coworkers, then proceeds to bump off a few others. REVIEW: Photography is, of course, the parentage from which the moving image was born. Consequently, we believe that a masterful understanding and control of still imagery can easily be translated onto celluloid. This is not always the case – particularly if you have your own style contrary to what the audience you are exhibiting for is … Continue reading

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Film Review: Fetish Dolls Die Laughing (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Do you remember, as a child, when your parents teased you with the “Tickle Monster”? It turns out that he’s more real (and even more malevolent) than you could have ever imagined! With seedy photographer Billy Tagg (Michael McGovern) serving as the ancient entity’s latest vessel, the Tickle Monster torments his way through a catalog of Billy’s beautiful bondage babes – until no-nonsense homicide detective Greer English (Laura Romeo) catches wind of it. Now, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dark Tide (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Kate is a shark expert whose business has been failing since a shark attack killed a fellow diver under her command. Once dubbed “the shark whisperer,” Kate is haunted by the memory of the attack and unable to get back into the water. With bills piling up and the bank about to foreclose on Kate’s boat, Kate’s ex-boyfriend Jeff presents her with a lucrative opportunity to lead a thrill-seeking millionaire businessman on a dangerous … Continue reading

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