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Film Review: The Last House on the Left (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: While vacationing at their summer home, Emma and John Collingwood (Monica Potter and Tony Goldwyn) show kindness to a group of strangers, unaware that the same men just assaulted their daughter (Sara Paxton). Once they learn the truth, they set out on a no-holds-barred plan for revenge that can only end in bloodshed. Dennis Iliadis directs this updated remake ...

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Film Review: An American Crime (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: While The Girl Next Door (2007) was based on Jack Ketchum’s novelized account of this horrifying true story, Tommy O’Haver’s An American Crime goes straight to the court transcripts to present its version of events. The film opens with the 1965 court trial before inserting lengthy dramatised flashbacks to tell the story. The parents of Jenny and Sylvia Likens ...

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Film Review: Velvet Goldmine (1998)

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SYNOPSIS: 1971: Glamrock explodes all over the world and challanges the seriousness within the flowerpower generation by means of glitter and brutal music. Brian Slade, a young rockstar, inspires numerous teenage boys and girls to paint their nails and explore their own sexuality. In the end Slade destroys himself. Unable to escape the role he created for himself, he plots ...

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Film Review: Mad Cowgirl (2006)

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SYNOPSIS: Director Gregory Hatanaka’s twisted thriller stars Sarah Lassez as Therese, a health inspector whose progressively delusional psyche leads her on a surreal — and bloody — odyssey. To cope with her marital split, Therese takes up with a slimy televangelist (Walter Koenig), indulges her appetites for sex and beef, and obsesses over a kung fu TV show. Meanwhile, her ...

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Film Review: Mud Zombies (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: A poor community in the remote state of Espirito Santo, Brazil, ekes an existence by fishing and picking crustaceans from the local tropical mangroves. Their meagre survival gradually becomes threatened by pollution of their waters and the eminent disappearance of the source of their livelihood. Suddenly, from the contaminated muddy dark swamp, zombie-like creatures emerge to attack the community. ...

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Film Review: Babysitter Wanted (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: Attractive but sheltered, Angie Albright (SARAH THOMPSON) is excited to finally leave her strict religious household to attend college. While her new roommate is wilder than she’s used to, Angie soon discovers that there are far worse threats to worry about than a messy dorm room. REVIEW: Directed By: Jonas Barnes and Michael Manasseri Written By: Jonas Barnes Starring: ...

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Film Review: Rats Night of Terror (1984)

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SYNOPSIS: One hundred years after a nuclear war has devastated the planet, society has been reborn into two factions; the underground society and the scavangers above in the wastelands. A group of scavangers on bikes come across a town infested with flesh eating rats, and soon the gore is spilling everywhere. REVIEW: Initially, I wasn’t expecting all that much from ...

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Film Review: In Search of Lovecraft (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: While shooting a Halloween news story on horror writer H.P. Lovecraft, reporter Rebecca Marsh discovers that the “fiction” Lovecraft wrote is actually true and the creatures and cults described in his writings really exist. REVIEW: The film “In Search of Lovecraft” is not quite a documentary or a straight feature, but rather a pseudo documentary using fictitious characters to ...

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Film Review: Drive-in cult Classic Set – 32 movie pack set

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Wow~ what a calamity! 32 Drive in Grind-housy films . What a great way to have so much and yet keep the space on your DVD shelf minimized. Yes there are a few classic titles here that really make this a steal…if you havent spotted them, then you should check out…” The Creeping Terror”, “The Devil’s Hand” ,”the Hearse”…..with such ...

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Film Review: A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

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SYNOPSIS: Years after being burned alive by a mob of angry parents, child murderer Freddy Krueger (Robert Englund) returns to haunt the dreams — and reality — of local teenagers in Wes Craven’s spine-chilling slasher classic. As the town’s teens begin dropping like flies, Nancy (Heather Langenkamp) and her boyfriend, Glen (Johnny Depp, in his big-screen debut), devise a plan ...

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Film Review: Nobody Can Cool (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: Nobody Can Cool is a suspenseful thriller of a young couple, Susan and David, who travel to the mountains for the weekend where they find their borrowed cabin already occupied by Len, and his pregnant girlfriend, Gigi, who have overstayed their welcome. Reluctantly, they all agree to share the cabin for the night. An uncomfortable evening amongst strangers turns ...

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