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Film Review: Code Red (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: In World War II, Stalin created a top secret nerve gas, which went missing shortly after the Battle of Stalingrad. Over seventy years later, the horrific biochemical weapon resurfaces in modern day Bulgaria, turning the local inhabitants into frenzied mutants and causing the dead to rise from the grave. Amidst the chaos, US Special Forces Captain John McGahey (Paul ...

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Film Review: The Hospital (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: Old St. Leopold’s Hospital has many urban legends surrounding it, but the residents of Bridgeport all agree on one thing: tortured souls roam its abandoned halls. The mystery proves too much for a pretty young student who decides to investigate for her senior class project. Unfortunately, she does not find ghosts. She, instead, finds Stanley… serial rapist, murderer, and ...

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Film Review: Scenic Route (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: Tensions rise between lifelong friends Mitchell and Carter after their truck breaks down on an isolated desert road as they start to attack each other’s life decisions with unwavering brutality. REVIEW: The road movie is a plot staple that populates every genre from comedy to horror. In the latter this theme has appeared multiple times in many variations from ...

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Film Review: Kiss of The Damned (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: The vampire Djuna resists the advances of Paolo, but soon gives in to their passion. When her trouble-making sister unexpectedly comes to visit, Djuna’s love is threatened, and the whole vampire community becomes endangered. REVIEW: It is clear sometimes when watching a film that it will divide audiences. I don’t mean in a simplistic way between just liking or ...

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Film Review: Night Of The Living Dead: Resurrection (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: The deceased have risen with the instinct to feed on the living as a family is trapped during a zombie apocalypse. Wales. Based on George A. Romero’s classic “Night of the Living Dead”. REVIEW: When I first saw the title Night Of The Living Dead: Resurrection I was filled with trepidation. In my mind two things were possible. It ...

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