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Film Review: Frogs (1972)

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SYNOPSIS: A group of hapless victims is invited to an island estate crawling with evil frogs. REVIEW: One of the most important things on Earth is nature. Without nature, we would have no chance of survival. We rely upon nature to live. As a species, we began as hunter-gatherers. We hunted the animals and gathered the plants. We breathe in …

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Film Review: Zombi Holocaust (1980)

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SYNOPSIS: A series of corpse mutilations in hospitals around New York City prompt an anthropologist and her doctor colleague to investigate. The trail leads them to an Indonesian archipelago, where they rendezvous with Dr Obrero, who works there helping the natives. Not only do they encounter groups of roaming cannibals in their search, but it becomes apparent that the island …

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Film Review: I Drink Your Blood (1971)

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SYNOPSIS:A group of Satanic hippies decide to hole up in a small town. It isn’t long before residents take notice of the group and their deviant behavior. A young boy decides to get revenge on the group the best way that he knows how, by feeding them rabies injected meat pies.  REVIEW:Directed by: David Durston Year: 1971 Starring: Bhaskar, Jadine Wong, Ronda Fultz, Arlene Farber, …

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Film Review: The Navigator (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: A family heading toward their holiday destination are encouraged to take a shorter route by their GPS navigational system. During their journey they suddenly find themselves stranded. They are lost in the woods, away from any civilization with no fuel and no way of contacting the outside world. Will they reach their destination? REVIEW: Sometimes it’s incredibly difficult to …

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Film Review: Fast Company (1979)

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SYNOPSIS: “Standard ‘good guys versus bad guys’ drag-racing movie. Nice scene of the driver’s view during a funny car run.” (thanks to IMDB for that detailed synopsis) REVIEW: He might deny it on the audio commentary, but this seventies exploitation movie rates as one hell of an anomaly in the career of Canadian auteur David Cronenberg. Made after he’d delivered …

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Film Review: Destroyer (1988)

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SYNOPSIS: Sadistic murderer and rapist Ivan Moser was sentenced to die in the electric chair but during his execution a riot breaks out and the power cuts off, leaving his fate a mystery. Almost two years later a film crew arrives at the now abandoned prison to shoot a women in prison film. Unfortunately someone starts killing off the cast …

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Film Review: Famine (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: A high school stages a 24hr charity famine five years after an accident at a similar event left a teacher horribly disfigured. As night falls, new teacher Miss Vickers attempts to control her unruly students while a masked figure stalks the empty corridors in search of blood. REVIEW: This is a great time to be a horror film aficionado: …

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Film Review: Dollhouse (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: a group of street teens break into a lavish home on the coast in Ireland. As they commence their onslaught of anarchy, partying and destruction it is revealed one of the pack has a secret that will dramatically change the course of not only their evening but perhaps the rest of their lives. REVIEW: Directed By: Kristen Sheridan Starring: …

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Film Review: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986)

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SYNOPSIS: A radio host is victimized by the cannibal family as a former Texas Marshall hunts them. REVIEW: Throughout the 80’s and well into the 90’s the production team of Menahem Golan & Yoram Globus were quite familiar to genre fans worldwide. Their company, The Cannon Group, was responsible for quite a few horror/sci-fi/fantasy/action films during this period. They even …

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