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Film Review: Colossal (2017)

SYNOPSIS: Gloria is an out-of-work girl who, after getting kicked out of her apartment by her boyfriend, is forced to leave her life in New York and move back to her hometown. When news reports surface that a giant creature is destroying Seoul, South Korea, Gloria gradually comes to the realization that she is somehow connected to this far-off phenomenon. …

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Film Review: Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead (2006)

SYNOPSIS: What happens when a fast-food chicken franchise is built on a sacred Native American burial site rife with restless spirits? Zombie chickens! Now it’s up to high school grad Arbie (Jason Yachanin) to find a way to destroy the featherless fiends. Or will the fowl beasts turn the hungry drive-thru customers into the insatiable undead, too? This gleeful free-range …

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Film Review: Deathquake (1980)

SYNOPSIS: “Seismologist Hoichi loses touch with his family when he predicts that there will be an earthquake in Tokyo of greater magnitude than the one in 1923, which his father predicted. Because of this he starts seeing another woman who already has a boyfriend. Hoichi’s wife wants to meet her before she will grant a divorce. Eventually, the earthquake he …

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Film Review: Atomica (2017)

SYNOPSIS: A safety inspector at a remote nuclear power plant begins to have doubts about the sanity — or perhaps the identities — of two of her key employees. REVIEW: ‘Gibson Desert North is the largest nuclear waste repository in the southern hemisphere,’ we’re told in the Atomica. So, it’s fair to say that if something went wrong with it, …

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Film Review: Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016)

SYNOPSIS: Picking up immediately after the events in Resident Evil: Retribution, Alice (Milla Jovovich) is the only survivor of what was meant to be humanity’s final stand against the undead. Now, she must return to where the nightmare began – The Hive in Raccoon City, where the Umbrella Corporation is gathering its forces for a final strike against the only …

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Film Review: Arbor Demon (2016)

SYNOPSIS: An adventurous woman with a secret from her husband insists the couple go camping to reconnect. Something in the woods wipes out a group of hunters nearby, preventing the couple from leaving their tent. Secrets and supernatural stories come to light, and they must determine if the real threat is inside or outside their enclosure. REVIEW: At some point, …

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Film Review: Nocturne (2016)

SYNOPSIS: A girl running from her past is forced to confront her future when her friends perform an impromptu seance. Dirty secrets are revealed and an uninvited guest joins the party. REVIEW: Alfred Hitchcock defined suspense perfectly.  In his famous analogy, he talks about a scene wherein a group of people are sitting around a table, talking, and without warning …

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Film Review: Maya (1989)

SYNOPSIS: A woman investigating her father’s mysterious death discovers that an evil spirit is responsible and it isn’t long before it starts taking out anyone it comes into contact with in a number of gruesome ways. REVIEW: Review-To be honest I had never even heard of Maya before I watched it so I went into it not knowing a single …

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Film Review: Absolutio – Erlosung im Blut (2013)

SYNOPSIS: his mother’s death busy devout Isaiah very much. When he is haunted by nightmares still, he is determined that God has given him an order. He should move sinners to reverse, by any means REVIEW: When the main character of Philip Lilienschwarz’s (writer of Marcel Walz’s Blood Feast remake) 2013 directorial debut, Absolutio – Erlosung im Blut, aka Absolution: …

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Film Review: Presidents Day (2016)

SYNOPSIS: Several living personifications proving America’s cultural decline are attacked by dead presidents. Only John Wilkes Booth can save them now. REVIEW: Director: David Zuckerman Starring: Jud Zumwalt, David Zuckerman, Michael Minto Not to be confused with 2010’s ‘President’s Day.’ This one has no comma, and several more dead presidents. ‘No comma, and a bunch more dead presidents’ was actually …

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Film Review: The Flaying (2012)

SYNOPSIS: Four teenage friends go on a road trip through Argentina. On their way, they find a castle left abandoned in the middle of a forest. They decide to investigate further, only to discover it’s gruesome secrets and former residents. REVIEW: Argentina is not a country typically known for producing horror films. Despite 2004s’ Rooms For Tourists, which as a …

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