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Film Review: Adoration (short film) (1987)


SYNOPSIS: Based on the real life story of Sagawa, a japanese student who killed, dismembered and ate a young dutch girl inΒ Paris. REVIEW: Adoration is another of the short films that comes in the Cult Epics collection, β€œCinema of Death” (also included in the set are films by Nico B. (Pig and Hollywood Babylon), Brian M. Viveros (Dislandia), and Bogdan ...

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Film Review: Grotesque Fantasies (2003)


SYNOPSIS: A disfigured feature documentary on true independent cinema. Seldom seen, this filmΒ was designed to showcase various guerilla filmmakers. Originally created to be released with the original cut of Mordum, it goes into great depth on set and behind the scenes to reveal the truth. Early Bloody Fun Productions films Sorry and The Kranny are featured. Several artists are also ...

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Film Review: Mortimor Tromblay (short film) (2015)


SYNOPSIS: Mortimor Tromblay wants to be a standup comedian. His biggest critics, his parents are front and center for his debut performance. Follow Mortimore on his special night that’s intermingled with strange moments and odd characters. A quirky dark comedy film that will have you requesting your bill before the last act goes on stage. Sit back, enjoy and make ...

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Film Review: Troll (1986)


SYNOPSIS: A wicked troll king in search of a mystical ring that will return him to his human form invades a San Francisco apartment complex where a powerful witch lives. REVIEW: The 1980’s positively erupted with a mini-monster craze: Gremlins, Ghoulies, Critters, the Gate, and of course, Troll. Looking at this movie with modern eyes causes one to reflect on ...

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Film Review: The Mean Season (1985)


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: Hardgore (1976)


SYNOPSIS: A young nymphomaniac who suffers from hallucinations is put into a rehab centre, but little does she know that the proprietor is the leader of a Satanic cult who indulge in murderous afterhour orgies(!) Well, it’s certainly unique! REVIEW: Directed by Michael Hugo (aka Horrorwhore, aka Sadoasylum) Following up on the β€œmental illness on film” trend forwarded by Sybil ...

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Film Review: The Brain That Wouldn’t Die (1962)


SYNOPSIS: “Doctor Bill Cortner has been performing experimental surgery on human guinea pigs without authorisation and against the advice of his father, also a surgeon. When Bill’s fiancΓ©e Jan Compton is decapitated in an automobile accident, he manages to keep her brain alive. He now needs to find a new body for his bride-to-be and settles on Doris Powell, a ...

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Film Review: Dante’s Inferno (2007)


SYNOPSIS: After a night of debauchery, Dante (voiced by Dermot Mulroney) awakens in an unfamiliar part of town, where he encounters the Roman poet Virgil (James Cromwell) … who promptly leads the errant urbanite on a journey through a 21st-century version of hell. Director Sean Meredith interprets Dante Alighieri’s classic text with an intriguing blend of paper puppets and hand-drawn ...

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Film Review: Star Trek III The Search For Spock (1984)

SYNOPSIS: “Following Kirk’s encounter with Khan that left the Enterprise severely damaged and Spock dead, they return to Starfleet so that Enterprise could be repaired. Kirk’s hoping to go back to the newly-created Genesis planet where he laid Spock to rest. But upon arriving, he is told that the Enterprise will not be repaired and that Genesis has become a ...

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Film Review: The Taking of Deborah Logan (2014)


SYNOPSIS: A film crew is making a documentary about Sarah Logan and her mother, Deborah, who is suffering from Alzheimer’s. The crew soon realizes that something else is wrong with Deborah and when they realize what it is, it may be too late. REVIEW: Director: Adam Robitel Starring: Jill Larson, Anne Ramsay, Michelle Ang The Taking of Deborah Logan tells ...

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