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Film Review: Winter of Frozen Dreams (2008)


SYNOPSIS: When promising biochemistry student Barbara Hoffman (Thora Birch) drops out of college, she slides into a twisted world of prostitution, blackmail and murder, dragging her fiancé Jerry (Brendan Sexton III) along for the ride, in this thriller based on a true story. But when Jerry leads a local detective (Keith Carradine) to a naked body buried in the snow, ...

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Film Review: Thr3e (2006)


  SYNOPSIS: Seminary student Kevin Parson’s (Marc Blucas) life changes in the blink of an eye when he receives a call from a psychopathic serial killer threatening murder unless Kevin confesses his sins. Desperate, Kevin teams with a criminal psychologist (Justine Waddell) to profile the killer and solve his riddles before the madman strikes again. Best-selling author Ted Dekker’s spine-tingling ...

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Film Review: SAW VI (2009)


SYNOPSIS: Special Agent Strahm is long gone, and Det. Hoffman (Costas Mandylor) is now the heir to John Jigsaw’s (Tobin Bell) terrifying legacy. FBI Agent Erickson (Mark Rolston) is now hot on his trail, but Hoffman is about to reveal Jigsaw’s grand plot. Kevin Greutert directs this next installment of the smash horror dynasty, while Betsy Russell, Peter Outerbridge, Tanedra ...

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Film Review: District 9 (2009)


SYNOPSIS: When aliens land on Earth, global business conglomerate Multi-National United forces them into rigid containment zones where they are compelled to labor, even as MNU commandeers their otherworldly technology for profit. As tensions build between human and non-human races, a rogue agent leads a resistance movement against MNU’s ruthless consolidation of power. Neill Blomkamp directs this cinema verité-style sci-fi ...

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Film Review: Coraline (2009)


SYNOPSIS: In this breathtaking stop-motion animation based on Neil Gaiman’s novel, curious young Coraline (voiced by Dakota Fanning) unlocks a door in her family’s home and is transported to a universe that strangely resembles her own — only better. But when her Other Mother (Teri Hatcher) doesn’t want Coraline to return to reality, our heroine must summon an amazing amount ...

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Film Review: Push (2009)


SYNOPSIS: On the run from the Division, a dangerous government agency that uses people with psychic abilities to do their bidding, telekinetic Nick Gant (Chris Evans) and clairvoyant Cassie Holmes (Dakota Fanning) team up to find a third psychic who can help them destroy the organization. But when the Division picks up their trail, it sends a powerful agent (Djimon ...

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Film Review: Dark Rising (2007)


SYNOPSIS: A broken heart, a battle axe, a demon and a lesbian ex-fiancée… Jason Parks’ life goes from bad to worse as a series of supernatural events turn his dream of reconciliation with ex-fiancée Jasmine into a portal seeking, demon hunting nightmare. REVIEW: Dark Rising is a 2007 independent Canadian horror comedy starring Landy Cannon, Brigitte Kingsley, Julia Schneider, and ...

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Film Review: Born (2007)


SYNOPSIS: When 21-year-old virgin Mary Elizabeth (Alison Brie) discovers that she’s pregnant, her family thinks it’s a miracle from God. Her sudden homicidal rages, however, portend that she’s carrying an ancient evil in her womb instead. As Mary Elizabeth falls deeper under the spell of her gestating demon-child, she unwittingly prepares the way for all hell to break loose when ...

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