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Film Review: Rambo (2008)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: In Thailand, John Rambo joins a group of mercenaries to venture into war-torn Burma, and rescue a group of Christian aid workers who were kidnapped by the ruthless local infantry unit. REVIEW: Way back in 1982, we met John Rambo (Sylvester Stallone, who us action movie loving kids previously met in Rocky), a medal winning Vietnam …

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Film Review: The Torturer (2008)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A U.S. Army interrogator talks with his therapist about actions that took place during a specific interrogation that had questionable results. REVIEW: Written by Graham Green, Richard Loranger Directed By Graham Green Starring: Nichelle Nichols, Andrew W. Walker, Sophia Choi With a name like “The Torturer” one would think that the subject matter of this movie …

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Film Review: Begotten (1990)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: God disembowels himself with a straight razor. The spirit-like Mother Earth emerges, venturing into a bleak, barren landscape. Twitching and cowering, the Son Of Earth is set upon by faceless cannibals. REVIEW:  Begotten is hard to consume on many levels. Though in that consumption is also a smattering of brilliance. The film uses a technique that …

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Film Review: Necromaniac – Schizophreniac 2 (2003)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: “Necromaniac” is the audacious second installment of the Harry Russo Story. Continuing where “Schizophreniac” left off, Harry takes you on a rusty rollercoaster ride through dank sewers of an insane man’s hell. Expect everything and be ready for anything. Harry Russo is back, and he and his pal Rubberneck will mutilate, screw, chop, snort and defecate …

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Film Review: Footsteps (2006)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A young man called Andrew is forced to endure a bitter encounter with a man known as the Cameraman, who enjoys filming beatings, murders and rapes in an abandoned underpass. REVIEW: If I say the name Gareth Evans, you are no doubt immediately thinking about The Raid: Redemption, or maybe The Raid 2, or maybe that …

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Film Review: Blood of the Beasts (Le Sang des bêtes) (short film) (1949)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: An early example of ultra-realism, this movie contrasts the quiet, bucolic life in the outskirts of Paris with the harsh, gory conditions inside the nearby slaughterhouses. Describes the fate of the animals and that of the workers in graphic detail. REVIEW: An older short film from 1949 that has often been noted for its extreme characteristics. Called …

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Film Review: Inquisition (1976)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A Witch-Finder General (not that one) falls in love with a village beauty and suspected witch who, unbeknownst to him, has made a pact with Satan himself to seduce and eternally damn those who would kill off his servants. Vincent Price would never have fallen for that. REVIEW: “No-one expects the Spanish Inquisition!” goes the old …

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