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Film Review: The Missouri Strain (short film) (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: A family threatened by a nationwide biological apocalypse flees everyday city life to survive. REVIEW: What with the recent success of World War Z (an intelligent, realistic zombie movie featuring Brad Pitt, with an estimated budget of $400,000,000), it is tricky for a short film like The Missouri Strain to pack much of a punch. The similarity between the ...

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Film Review: Verrucose (short film) (2011)

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REVIEW: Now this has to be the very definition of an experimental ‘art’ movie, with its trance-like, optical illusions and interspersed flashing images. Whilst watching, I was convinced that there must be some sort of subliminal messaging taking place here and it was for this reason that I was rather uneasy watching it. I actually took the liberty of looking ...

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Film Review: The Descent (2005)

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SYNOPSIS: A caving expedition goes horribly wrong, as the explorers become trapped and ultimately pursued by a strange breed of predators. REVIEW: Who couldn’t love a horror movie involving six beautiful women battling against angry mutant creatures (known simply as ‘crawlers’) in a fight for their lives? This film was a delight to watch from beginning to end, there was ...

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Film Review: Death Scenes (Bloody Cuts) (short film) (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: D.I. Collins has a suspected serial killer in custody. But there may be more to his crimes than the Detective imagines… ‘Death Scenes’ is the 7th slice in Bloody Cuts’ anthology of short horror films, made by a young team of UK film-makers on low budgets. Written and directed by Joel Morgan it stars Robin Berry and Ayden Callaghan ...

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Film Review: The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: The Quileute and the Volturi close in on expecting parents Edward and Bella, whose unborn child poses different threats to the wolf pack and vampire coven. REVIEW: Film fans from all around the world are now familiar with the term ‘Twilight’ and it always manages to spark a heated debate, both for and against it. It has often been ...

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