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Film Review: The Alphabet Killer (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: Inspired by true events, this psychological thriller stars Eliza Dushku (“Buffy the Vampire Slayer”) as Megan Paige, a dogged police investigator obsessed with capturing a demented serial killer targeting young girls in Rochester, N.Y. Haunted by the grisly rape and murder of a 10-year-old victim, Megan begins to suffer hallucinations. This suspense-filled tale from director Rob Schmidt also stars ...

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Film Review: Silent Venom (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: On a remote Pacific island, military tensions derail Dr. Andrea Swanson’s (Krista Allen) research on a mutant snake species. She takes refuge on Commander O’Neill’s (Luke Perry) Taiwan-bound submarine, unaware that her assistant has smuggled some of the snakes on board. When a Chinese torpedo rocks the sub, the serpents are unleashed to hunt the scientists and the crew. ...

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Film Review: Phantasm (1979)

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SYNOPSIS: Often considered one of the icons of 1970s independent horror cinema, director Don Coscarelli’s classic nail-biter follows two boys who, in pursuit of an odd-looking grave robber, may wind up as the newest members of a freshly dead slave race. Jody (Bill Thornbury) and Mike (A. Michael Baldwin) discover that the creature (Angus Scrimm) stealing cadavers walks the earth ...

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