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Film Review: Storm Warning (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: Husband and wife Rob (Robert Taylor) and Pia’s (Nadia Farès) weekend boating idyll quickly turns into a holiday nightmare when the weather turns bad and their craft gets lost in the storm, landing them in a desolated swamp. Seeking refuge in a dilapidated house, the couple’s problems only worsen when the owners — hillbilly rednecks with a barn full …

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Film Review: Thr3e (2006)

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  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: Rope (1948)

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SYNOPSIS: Brandon and Philip are two young men who share a New York apartment. They consider themselves intellectually superior to their friend David Kentley and as a consequence decide to murder him. Together they strangle David with a rope and placing the body in an old chest, they proceed to hold a small party. The guests include David’s father, his …

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Film Review: Autumn (2009)

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  SYNOPSIS: Billions are dead and the few that are left start to realize they are not alone. Initially when the dead begin to rise, they are not very threatening. However, in a short period of time, the lurching bodies begin to get their most basic senses back and this makes them much more dangerous. When the dead become attracted …

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Film Review: SAW VI (2009)

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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)

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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)

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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: Whisper (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: Wanting a fresh start with his fiancée, Roxanne (Sarah Wayne Callies), ex-con Max (Josh Holloway) decides to make one last score by kidnapping the young son of a wealthy woman. But the boy (Blake Woodruff) possesses mysterious mental powers, which he uses to creep inside the minds of others. Now, Max and his cohorts find themselves turning on one …

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Film Review: Push (2009)

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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: Obsessed (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: Derek Charles (Idris Elba) seems to have it all — including the perfect job and the perfect wife (Beyoncé Knowles). But his charmed life takes on an ugly tarnish when sexy office worker Lisa Sheridan (Ali Larter) sets out to seduce and destroy him. Now, it’s much more than a dangerous liaison; it’s a full-blown occupational hazard. Christine Lahti …

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Film Review: Dark Rising (2007)

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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)

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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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Interview: Brad Dourif

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WHO: Brad Dourif MOVIE: “Halloween 2, Fading of cries, Lord of rings, Pulse….etc Sarah and I were fortunate enough to sit down for a few minutes with Brad Dourif, Brian Metcalf and the cast of Fading of the Cries. We all introduce ourselves, Brad offers me a chair and we sit down to talk. Brad is immediately sweet and helpful, …

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Dragoncon 2009

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Dragon Con. Those words ring out through the world of geek fandom like an innocent but determined war cry. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, imagine that one house in the neighborhood that really goes all out for Halloween. Now imagine the house next to it is doing the same thing except it is celebrating Gene Roddenberry’s birthday. …

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