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Ryan Mudd

Ryan is a pop culture guy with geek flag to fly. He is the author of Celluloid Dreams & HD Nightmares: Experiences of a Modern Movie Goer. He enjoys reviewing movies and spending time with his wife and son at their home in Oregon.

Film Review: R.O.T.O.R (1987)

SYNOPSIS: Robotic Officer Tactical Operation Research. A prototype robot intended for crime combat escapes from the development lab and goes on a killing rampage REVIEW: is a science fiction movie that seems to rely on the ideas of movies that came before it. It is one part Robocop and one part Terminator and only entertaining to those people who are …

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Film Review: The Bride (2015)

SYNOPSIS: 150 years after she was raped and murdered on her wedding day, the Vengeful Spirit of Aiyana The Apache Warrior Princess comes back and possesses the body of a young bride that faced the same death as her. Fueled with unseen rage, The Bride rains down her gruesome vengeance upon those who took away her life and her true …

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Film Review: Dementia (2015)

SYNOPSIS: After being diagnosed with Dementia, an elderly war veteran is forced by his estranged family to hire a live-in nurse, only to find she harbors a sinister secret. REVIEW: Dementia is a 2015 psychological horror movie that showcases some great acting. The story is okay but contains characters that are both interesting and flawed. The story occasionally requires some …

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Film Review: Deadly Famous (2014)

SYNOPSIS: “An aging actor with a serious serial killing hobby has his dark reclusive world blown open when a young blonde moves in to his guest house . Her presence soon begins to further shake Alan’s already twisted psyche.” REVIEW: Deadly Famous is a 2014 documentary style horror movie. The acting is borderline insane and the story is non-existent.  While …

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Film Review: Narcopolis (2015)

SYNOPSIS: In the near future, Frank Grieves is a new breed of police officer working in a city where all recreational drugs are legal. When he is taken off a case involving an unidentified corpse, he discovers that legalization has come at a price. REVIEW: Narcopolis is a neo-noir science fiction thriller. The movie quality is good, the acting is …

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Film Review: The Carnage Collection (2015)

SYNOPSIS: In the vein of some classic horror anthologies, The Carnage Collection features multiple short stories of violence, gore, carnage, and horror. REVIEW: The Carnage Collection attempts to be an anthology of horror stories. Where it fails is that there is usually something that ties it all together in a coherent framework. While The Carnage Collection does have a framework, …

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Film Review: Sonny Boy (1989)

SYNOPSIS: A small-town crime boss accepts delivery of a stolen car, only to find there’s a baby in the back-seat. He and his transvestite “wife” cut out the boy’s tongue and raise him as a mute accomplice in their crimes. When the grown “Sonny Boy” escapes and tries to make contact with the outside world, the attention he draws to …

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Film Review: From Hell (2001)

SYNOPSIS: In Victorian Era London, a troubled clairvoyant police detective investigates the murders by Jack The Ripper. REVIEW: From Hell is a 2001 movie that tells the story of the Jack the Ripper murders. The film is loosely based on the graphic novel by Alan Moore and Eddie Campbell and follows the character of Fredrick Abberline as the films protagonist. …

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Film Review: Lullaby (2016)

SYNOPSIS: John and Sarah have it all. A happy marriage, two wonderful children, and a beautiful house in a picturesque neighborhood. They’re truly living the American Dream, until the sun sets over their new home, and an unknown terror steps out of the shadows. Sarah is missing. A mysterious caller has their eyes set on the children. And a neighbor …

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