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Film Review: Backcountry (2014)


SYNOPSIS: An urban couple go camping in the woods and find themselves lost in the territory of a predatory black bear. REVIEW: One of the most prevalent knock-off genres of β€œJaws” since its release in 1975 has been the Killer Bear Flick.Β  Second only to Aquatic Creatures Eating Tourists, it was a natural progression that the likes of β€œGrizzly” and ...

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Film Review: Q Planes (1939)

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SYNOPSIS: “Lighthearted romp of a pre-war spy story: quirky British secret service man finds out who is using a secret weapon to steal experimental planes. Experimental aircraft of several countries are mysteriously vanishing during test flights over the sea. The latest is British and Hammond of the Secret Service, comical but competent, investigates undercover. Also interested is waitress Kay, a ...

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Film Review: Fantastic Four (2015)


SYNOPSIS: A contemporary re-imagining of Marvel’s original and longest-running superhero team, this centers on four young outsiders who teleport to an alternate and dangerous universe, which alters their physical form in shocking ways. Their lives irrevocably upended, the team must learn to harness their daunting new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former friend turned enemy. REVIEW:

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Film Review: The Haunted World of El Superbeasto (2009)


SYNOPSIS: The story follows the adventures of El Superbeasto, a washed-up Mexican luchador, and his sultry sidekick and sister Suzi-X as they confront an evil villain by the name of Dr. Satan. The adventure, set in the mythic world of Monsterland, also has a character named Murray the robot. REVIEW: Take a Tom and Jerry cartoon and add Rob Zombie ...

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Film Review: Razortooth (2008)


SYNOPSIS: When four college students trek to the Everglades to conduct extra-credit research for their biology professor, they become prey to a huge man-eating eel with nasty incisors that’s been terrorizing a nearby Florida community. As they try to kill the bloodthirsty beast with the help of a few local residents, the kids uncover their professor’s true motive for sending ...

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Film Review: Estranged (2015)


SYNOPSIS: While vacationing abroad with her boyfriend Callum, January sustains a tragic motor scooter accident that renders her with amnesia and confined to a wheel chair. The only suitable place for recovery is her family’s estate, the very same family that she’d been estranged from for over six years. Will January overcome seemingly insurmountable odds and see a full recovery? ...

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Film Review: Bloody Moon ( Die SΓ€ge des Todes) (1981)


SYNOPSIS: IJesus Franco directs this 1981 slasher movie that follows Manuela (Nadja Gerganoff), a young woman who, along with her mentally deranged brother, Miguel (Alexander Waechter), operates a boarding school for girls in a Spanish resort town. When Miguel demands that he and Manuela resume an incestuous affair and she refuses, he sets his sights on Angela (Olivia Pascal), while ...

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