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Blu-Ray Review: Beyond the Darkness (Re-Released by Severin in 2017)

Rate This Movie(First Time Watch Review) – 3.5 out of 5 Stars Re-released nearly 20 years after the Filmmaker Aristide Massaccesi or Joe D’Amato’s passing, comes the truly uncomfortable and disturbing love story known as Beyond the Darkness or Buried Alive or Buio Omega (take your pick) through Severin. Restored and including a wealth of bonus content, this fairy tale …

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Film Review: The Fearless Vampire Killers (1967)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: “The famous Professor Abronsius and his clumsy assistant Alfred travel to the remote Transylvania to research vampires. They are hosted in an inn by Shagal and sooner the shy Alfred falls in love for the inn-keeper’s red-haired daughter Sarah. When Sarah is abducted by the mysterious Count von Krolock, Professor Abronsius and Alfred head to his …

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Film Review: The Burbs (1989)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: While on vacation, suburbanite Ray Peterson (Tom Hanks) wants nothing more than to fritter away his time at home — drinking beer, reading his newspaper and watching a ball game on the tube. But when new, secretive neighbors move in next door, Ray and his friends (Bruce Dern and Rick Ducommun) let their paranoia get the …

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Film Review: Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains (1982)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Corrine Burns retreats far into plans for her band, The Fabulous Stains, after her mother’s death. So far that she gets them (she and two cousins) on a tour with a washed-out glam-rock group and a rising British punk band, radically changes her appearance, attracts a cult following and national media attention. With luck like this, …

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Film Review: Fat Girl (2001)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Two sisters confront their sexual attitudes and experiences while on a family holiday. REVIEW: As a horror fanboy whose viewing schedule averages about a movie a day, I frequently get depressed by how little shocks me anymore. After all, I cut my teeth on selections from the “video nasties” list and have seen enough onscreen torture, …

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Film Review: Brazil (1985)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: “In a highly structured and bureaucratic state, the government has installed extreme and highly counterproductive measures for which to track down terrorists. A ‘bug’ in the system mixes up the last name of a terrorist (Tuttle) and an innocent man (ironically enough Buttle). Thus, the wrong man (Buttle) is arrested and killed while Tuttle continues to roam …

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Film Review: Doctor No (1962)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: “James Bond 007, seductive British secret agent, has been sent to the West Indies to investigate the disappearance of British agent John Strangway and his secretary. Once arriving, 007 becomes suspicious of scientist Professor Dent, who was the last person to have seen Strangway before he disappeared. After learning Professor Dent is working for a terrorist with …

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Film Review: Liquid Sky (1982)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Invisible aliens in a tiny flying saucer come to Earth looking for heroin. They land on top of a New York apartment inhabited by a drug dealer and her female, androgynous, bisexual nymphomaniac lover, a fashion model. The aliens soon find the human pheromones created in the brain during orgasm preferable to heroin, and the model’s …

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Film Review: The Interview (2014)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: “In the action-comedy The Interview, Dave Skylark and his producer Aaron Rapaport run the popular celebrity tabloid TV show ‘Skylark Tonight’. When they discover that North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un is a fan of the show, they land an interview with him in an attempt to legitimise themselves as journalists. As Dave and Aaron prepare to …

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Film Review: Scanners (1981)

Rate This Movie 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 …

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Film Review: The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (2011)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: “After being successfully sued for libel by a wealthy industrialist, investigative journalist Mikael Blomqvist leaves his magazine Millennium and accepts an offer from Henrik Vanger to write the Vanger family history. An old industrial family, the Vangers have their share of skeletons in their closet. What Henrik is most interested in learning however is what happened …

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