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Film Review: Vertigo (1958)

SYNOPSIS: “Police detective John ‘Scottie’ Ferguson is asked by an old college friend, Gavin Elster, if he would have a look into his wife Madeleine’s odd behavior. Lately, she’s taken to believing that she is the reincarnation of a woman who died many years ago and Elster is concerned about her sanity. Scottie follows her and rescues her from an …

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Film Review: Audition (1999)

SYNOPSIS: “In Tokyo, Shigeharu Aoyama is a widower that grieves the loss of his wife and raises his son Shigehiko Aoyama alone. Seven years later, the teenage Shigehiko asks why his middle-aged father does not remarry and Shigeharu meets his friend Yasuhisa Yoshikawa, who is a film producer, and tells his intention. However, Shigeharu has difficulties to approach to available …

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Film Review: Aliens (1986)

SYNOPSIS: “Ellen Ripley, the sole survivor of the alien attack on the mining ship Nostromo, awakens half a century later when she is found by a salvage ship. The welcome given to her by the company officials is far from warm, since they refuse to believe her discovery of alien existence and strip her off her flight officer’s license. Ripley …

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Film Review: Long Weekend (1978)

SYNOPSIS: “The story concerns a couple, Peter (John Hargreaves) and Marcia (Briony Behets) who, along with their dog, go for a weekend camping trip. The pair show incredible disrespect for nature, especially Peter, such as polluting, killing a Dugong, throwing lit cigarette butts in dry bush, and spraying insecticide, among other transgressions. As tensions between the couple escalate, nature is …

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Film Review: Scanners (1981)

SYNOPSIS: “Darryl Revok is the most powerful of all the scanners, and is the head of the underground scanner movement for world domination. Scanners have great psychic power, strong enough to control minds, and can inflict enormous pain and damage on their victims. Doctor Paul Ruth finds a scanner that Revok hasn’t, and converts him to their cause – to …

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Film Review: Mother’s Day (1980)

SYNOPSIS: “Join three friends Abbey, Jackie and Trina on a family day out with this bunch of misplaced and mismanaged woodland misfits. See them entertain their hosts with trepidation and anxiety. See their hosts do their utmost to accommodate their every need. See their lust and deranged depravity scale to new heights of inhuman devastation and butchery. Bond with Mother …

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Film Review: Flash Gordon (1980)

SYNOPSIS: “Flash Gordon is an American football player who, along with Dale Arden, is returning to New York City after a long vacation, until the plane they are passengers on crashes into the laboratory of Russian scientist Dr. Hans Zarkov. Both Flash and Dale become unwilling passengers on-board Zarkov’s rocketship as Zarkov sets a course for the planet Mongo. Arriving …

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