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Film Review: Cypher (2002)

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SYNOPSIS: An unsuspecting, disenchanted man finds himself working as a spy in the dangerous, high-stakes world of corporate espionage. Quickly getting way over-his-head, he teams up with a mysterious femme fatale. REVIEW: When this movie first came onto my radar, I was suprised that it hadn’t received more attention. It’s plot can get a “slight” bit complex, but not to ...

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Film Review: Beast From Haunted Cave (1959)

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SYNOPSIS: “A group of gold thieves pull off a heist and flee into the snowy wilderness, only to be pursued by a horrible spider-like monster.” (courtesy IMDB) REVIEW: I have for your enlightenment a message film from the Corman Brothers, with the grammatically challenging title of Beast From Haunted Cave (1959). Made in 1959, its message is Crime Does Not ...

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Film Review: The Mean Season (1985)

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SYNOPSIS: Malcolm Anderson is a reporter for a Miami newspaper. He’s had enough of reporting the local murders and so promises his school teacher girlfriend (Christine), they’ll move away soon. Before Malcolm can hand in his notice, the murderer from his latest article phones him. The murderer tells Malcolm that he’s going to kill again. The phone calls and murders ...

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Film Review: Morvern Callar (2002)

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SYNOPSIS: Following her boyfriend’s suicide, supermarket clerk Morvern Callar passes off his unpublished novel as her own. With the money her boyfriend left for his funeral, she leaves Scotland for Ibiza where she travels with her closest friend. The journey prompts a series of internal and external transformations for Morvern– ones which bring to light her experiences of grief, memory, ...

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Film Review: Hansel and Gretel Get Baked (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: A brother and sister team up against a witch who has been luring the local teens to her house by selling super-strength weed. REVIEW: One of a number of Hansel and Gretel movies that are doing the rounds at the moment, this is a marked improvement on The Asylum’s HANSEL AND GRETEL: WARRIORS OF WITCHCRAFT (reviewed elsewhere on horrornews.net) ...

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