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Film Review: Angst (1983)

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SYNOPSIS: A psychopathic killer is released from prison after a ten-year term. Unable to restrain himself, he immediately sets out on a path of further mutilation and destruction. After botching an attempt at slaying a taxi driver, he escapes on foot into the woods. Discovering a secluded mansion, he breaks in, proceeding to terrorize the family living there. REVIEW:

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Film Review: We Are Monsters (2015)

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SYNOPSIS: Emma is kidnapped and imprisoned by a trio of psychopaths. REVIEW: While technicalities and specific story details will vary from one film to the next, almost all entries in the rape/revenge sub-genre feature a handful of the same tropes and follow a very similar structure. An innocent woman, through no fault of her own, finds herself kidnapped or otherwise …

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Film Review: Road Games (2015)

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SYNOPSIS: While hitchhiking through the French countryside Jack meets up with Veronique when he saves her from a potentially physical altercation with her male companion.  The two soon find themselves staying at the house of a friendly older couple for the night, but unfortunately their hosts may not be quite as nice as they seem. REVIEW: I wasn’t too keen …

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Film Review: The Horde (2016)

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SYNOPSIS: The film follows John Crenshaw as he accompanies his girlfriend and her students on a weekend nature-photography expedition deep into the woods. What should be an educational and fun-filled weekend turns into horror as the group is besieged by an unspeakable evil – a horde of hideously disfigured, mutated humans with an insatiable taste for blood. As things go …

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Film Review: Blood Punch (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: A young man is lured into a dangerous love triangle that begins to take a series of shocking and grisly supernatural turns. REVIEW: Blood Punch follows Milton (Milo Cawthorne), a brilliant chemistry student who, before his campus meth lab was discovered by police, was on the verge of graduating with a college degree. During his time in a court-mandated …

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Film Review: Bad Acid (short film) (2015)

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SYNOPSIS: Marvin Maskelyn, a washed up TV hypnotist and magician desperate to recapture his fame acquires a magic lamp and some LSD. His vision of fame is not quite what he anticipated. REVIEW: Another short film! Today we have BAD ACID, written and directed by David Chaudoir. Marvin Maskelyn (Tristin Beint) is a washed up illusionist and hypnotist, desperately trying …

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Film Review: Green Room (2016)

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SYNOPSIS: After witnessing a murder, a punk rock band is forced into a vicious fight for survival against a group of maniacal skinheads who are trying to eliminate all evidence pertaining to the crime. REVIEW: A struggling punk band calling themselves The Ain’t Rights find themselves in a situation that most certainly isn’t too right when they stumble upon the …

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Film Review: Tabloid Vivant (2016)

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SYNOPSIS: A painter and an art critic who romanticize each other’s obsession with fame decide to collaborate on a project they believe will revolutionize the art world. They are determined to make a painting come to life, even if it kills them. REVIEW: Art is the backbone of our culture. People listen to music and podcasts, watch television and movies, …

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Film Review: Tortured (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: Two escaped convicts are on the run, looking to take a hostage to help them escape the country. They stalk a girl that looks like a prime candidate, but one of them has ulterior motives. REVIEW: You generally know what you’re getting into when you sign on to watch a film by a company called Exploitation Pictures. Tortured (subtitled …

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Film Review: Pixels (2015)

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SYNOPSIS: When aliens misinterpret video feeds of classic arcade games as a declaration of war, they attack the Earth in the form of the video games. REVIEW: Quite possibly one of the very few films that was most likely intended for younger audiences, that ended up appealing to the older generation-x audience. These video games which by today’s video enthusiasts …

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Film Review: Hard Line (2016)

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SYNOPSIS: Dead Rush is the end of the world as we know it, as seen through the eyes of one man – David (David Michael Moote), as he takes us through his journey: before, during and after the zombie apocalypse. REVIEW: There are always new ways to present films. As technology advances, filmmakers take advantage of these new means of …

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Film Review: Don’t Look in the Basement 2 (2015)

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SYNOPSIS: Back in the 70’s something quite horrible happened at Stephens Sanitarium and several patients and staff members were murdered. Now it has reopened under a new name and the only survivor of that terrible day has been admitted there as a new patient. Unfortunately upon his arrival people start acting strangely and even dying under mysterious circumstances. Does he …

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Film Review: Dropping Evil (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: After his friends slip him LSD on a camping trip, ultra-nerdy Nancy hallucinates that they are evil beings and begins to systematically hunt them down. Meanwhile, a mysterious corporation monitors the entire event for their own hidden purpose. REVIEW: Last night I had trouble sleeping. I woke around 3 or 4am. I tried going back to sleep but nothing …

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