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Film Review: Blue Velvet (1986)

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SYNOPSIS: Jeffrey Beaumont is an honest young all American man. On an afternoon stroll he finds a human ear in a field near his home. His curiosities lead him to a twisted and wildly freakish syndicate of characters existing in his quiet picturesque little town, forever changing the way he views reality. REVIEW: Director: David Lynch Cast: Kyle Maclachlan-Jeffrey Beaumont Isabella Rossellini-Dorothy Vallens Dennis Hopper-Frank Boothe Dean Stockwell-Ben Laura Dern-Sandy Williams David Lynch is a … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Masque of Red Death (1962)

The Masque of Red Death (1962)

SYNOPSIS: A day of deliverance comes via a cryptic prophecy to the Italian village of Catania in the plague form of the Red Death. The truculent and Satanic Italian Prince Prospero steals a beautiful peasant girl and her lover, and holds them captive in his stronghold. While inviting all the Nobles from the surrounding region the Prince holds a grand ball. Make no mistake it has been made clear…be thankful you have been granted protection … Continue reading

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Film Review: Deep Red (1975)

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SYNOPSIS: A highly gifted German psychic is brutally murdered in Rome on a quiet evening. A jazz pianist witnesses part of her murder from the streets and races to help the gifted psychic. From the apartment he captures a glimpse of what could be the murderer. Human curiosity and drive ensues. REVIEW: Alright, the giallo style of film can be quite unusual to the American senses. The truth is they are. Deep Red is another … Continue reading

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Film Review: Doom Generation (1995)

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Cast: James Duval: Jordan White Rose McGowan: Amy Blue Johnathon Schaech: Xavier Director: Greg Araki SYNOPSIS: A teenage couple with a f*ck the world attitude encounter bizarre, brutal, and morbidly comical scenarios after a sleazy drifter hops into their car during a brawl. REVIEW: The Doom Generation is actually the second film in what is considered a three part set. The viewer can watch the film completely without ever knowing such. It certainly was designed … Continue reading

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Film Review: Suspiria (1977)

Suspiria (1977)

SYNOPSIS: An American ballet student Suzy Banyon travels abroad to Freiberg Germany to attend the illustrious Tans Academy. Suzy arrives to the Academy in a fierce storm noticing an overly panicked young lady standing in the doorway. She screams but Suzy cannot hear her over the thunderous din of the storm. The girl runs away in the stormy night. Upon acceptance into the Tans Academy Suzy is flooded by a strange international group of characters, … Continue reading

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