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Film Review: Farm (2010)

SYNOPSIS: Charlie and his little brother Simon live a secluded life, feeding off of the land and surviving on their own. The monotony of their lives remains unchanged: day after day, month after month, yet, something keeps them from growing comfortable, from feeling safe. And all too soon, the nightmare brewing beneath the surface of their quiet farm life will …

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Film Review: Forget Me Not (2009)

SYNOPSIS: It’s graduation weekend, and Sandy Channing, the popular class president of her small-town high school, should be enjoying the time of her life. But when her friends start disappearing, Sandy discovers they have unwittingly awakened the vengeful spirit of a girl they wronged long ago. Fighting for her sanity, Sandy must unlock a dark secret from her own past …

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Film Review: Goldfinger (1964)

SYNOPSIS: “The powerful tycoon Auric Goldfinger has initiated Operation Grand Slam, a cataclysmic scheme to raid Fort Knox and obliterate the world economy. James Bond, armed with his specially equipped Aston Martin (its accessory package includes built-in machine guns, a smoke screen and an ejector seat), must stop the plan by overcoming several outrageous adversaries. First there’s Oddjob, the mute …

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Film Review: Bloodlock (2008)

  SYNOPSIS: After suffering a nervous breakdown as a result of the death of her mother, Christine and her unfaithful husband Barry (as well as her slutty sister Lisa) move into a new house. They soon discover a huge metal door with a strange lock on it in the basement. After several unsuccessful attempts to open it Christine becomes obsessed …

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Film Review: Killer Nun (1979)

SYNOPSIS: Sister Gertrude (Anita Ekberg) is a nurse assigned to a geriatric sanitarium. This once dedicated nun recently underwent neurosurgery and since the operation she’s struggled with morphine addiction and hallucinations. To feed her drug habit, Sister Gertrude emotionally manipulates Sister Mathieu (Paola Morra), a younger, sexually infatuated nun, into stealing morphine. Sister Gertrude’s behavior grows more erratic, with escalating …

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Film Review: Winner Tapes All: The Henderson Brothers Story (2016)

SYNOPSIS: The story of Michael and Richard Henderson, two stepbrothers from West Virginia who saw an opportunity in the burgeoning VHS market in the 1980s and made their own backyard horror movies, “The Curse of Stabberman” and “Cannibal Swim Club.” REVIEW: One of the things I find sad is the loss of the mom and pop video stores. To see …

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Film Review: The Phoenix Incident (2015)

SYNOPSIS: Blurring the line between fiction and reality, the fact-based, sci-fi thriller revolves around a military conspiracy and the controversial missing persons case surrounding the infamous Phoenix Lights. REVIEW: There is an awful lot to like about the new paranoid sci-fi/horror flick The Phoenix Incident. Presented as an explosive documentary that blows the lid off the government conspiracy surrounding the …

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Film Review: Fat Girl (2001)

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, mutilation, rape, and …

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Film Review: 13 Tzameti (2005)

SYNOPSIS: Sebastian, a young man, has decided to follow instructions intended for someone else, without knowing where they will take him. Something else he does not know is that Gerard Dorez, a cop on a knife-edge, is tailing him. When he reaches his destination, Sebastian falls into a degenerate, clandestine world of mental chaos behind closed doors in which men …

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Film Review: Attack of the Lederhosen Zombies (2016)

SYNOPSIS: Zombie action in the Alps: a group of young snowboarder is stuck in a remote mountain ski resort, where an all-night aprés-ski party soon turns into a hellish nightmare of zombie mayhem. REVIEW: Director: Dominik Hartl Starring: Laurie Calvert, Gabriela Marcinkova, Oscar Dyekjær Giese ‘An Austrian horror’ is a phrase that has a prominent place in the annals of …

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Film Review: Pet (2016)

SYNOPSIS: An animal shelter worker becomes obsessed with a former classmate after his attempts at wooing her fail. During his stalking of her he finds out something that disturbs him enough to lock her in a cage as an attempt to save her from herself.  REVIEW: Stalkers are a strange bunch. During the mid to late 1980s–a time when I …

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