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Film Review: Hades (short film) (2015)


SYNOPSIS: A woman is caught in an endless dream where she has to cross the five rivers of Hades – each representing different stages of her relationship. REVIEW: Got another short film for you! Today we have a selection from Austria called HADES, written and directed by Kevin Kopacka. The screenplay is based on a short story titled  “Statusbezogen” (loose …

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Film Review: The Crush (1993)


SYNOPSIS: A journalist becomes the unwanted center of attention for a 14-year-old girl, who proceeds to sabotage his life after he refuses her sexual advances. REVIEW: I have a high tolerance for bad movies. It is hard to watch a movie and not find anything good in it. It is even tougher for a movie to be so overwhelmingly offensive …

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Film Review: ATM (short film) (2015)

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SYNOPSIS: Short Film by Gigglyboy called “The ATM”. REVIEW: I gots some more short films for you, folks! Today we have THE ATM, an animated short from gigglyboy.com. GigglyBoy appears to be a website where a collective of computer animators create short clips of surrealism and entertainment. This film features music by a hip-hop artist called Tunsi.

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Film Review: Suburban Gothic (2014)


SYNOPSIS: City-boy Raymond returns to his hometown and finds a vengeful ghost is terrorizing his house. Therefore, this man-child recruits Becca, a badass local bartender, to solve the mystery of the spirit threat REVIEW: Hey, speaking of films that feel like they’re just extended pilots for TV shows that never happened, here’s Suburban Gothic. Starring Matthew Gray Gubler and Kat …

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Film Review: Let’s Play Dead Girl (short film) (2016)


SYNOPSIS: Let’s Play Dead Girl is a story inspired by true events about three girls’ experience with Slenderman in early 2014. REVIEW: Yet more short films, kids! Today we have  LET’S PLAY DEAD GIRL, written/directed by Christian A. Morán This short is based on the true events concerning the Slenderman killings. If you aren’t familiar, Slenderman is a monster that …

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Film Review: Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)


  SYNOPSIS: When filmy spores fall from space and take root in San Francisco, the city is beautifully transformed by spectacular and exotic flowers. But these lovely extraterrestrial blossoms have gruesome plans for their earthly admirers: to slowly clone their bodies and then dispose of the originals! “A first-rate suspense thriller” (Newsday), this sci-fi adventure is a “chilling” (Leonard Maltin), …

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Film Review: Chronicles of the Ghostly Tribe (2015)


SYNOPSIS: The Mongolian Border, 1979: Massive fossils of unknown creatures are discovered in the mountains, and the research team assigned to excavate the remains includes acclaimed Professor Yang (Wang Qingxiang), Hu Bayi (Mark Chao), and Ping (Yao Chen), the professor’s beautiful daughter. When a freak explosion triggers a rockslide, only a handful of explorers survive the fall to the mountain’s …

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Film Review: Killer Friends (short film) (2015)


SYNOPSIS: Four friends go on a camping trip that one won’t be coming back from alive… REVIEW: Another short film, folks! Today we have KILLER FRIENDS from ZNT Productions, written/directed by Zach Noe Towers. Our story opens with three characters – Jill (Jenna-Lee Carreiro), her boyfriend Brian (Dave Racki), and their friend Heather (Peggy Sinnott) – having a conversation in …

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Film Review: La Isla (2010)


SYNOPSIS: A voodoo priestess sees creatures rising from the grave after performing a blood ritual. Two roommates, one of whom is pregnant, confront the evil and must escape with their lives. REVIEW: A German zombie movie that is in no way original, La Isla opens with a voodoo priestess who is performing a ritual that either summons the dead or allows her …

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Film Review: Rossa Venezia (2003)


SYNOPSIS: A woman who was jailed for killing her husband after finding him cheating is released and becomes a serial killer, attempting to rid the world of women who bring pain on other women. REVIEW: This… this is just hardcore p**n. There’s literal hardcore p**nography in the first minute of the movie, and it goes on throughout. So that’s relatively …

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