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Film Review: Playing with Dolls (2015)

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SYNOPSIS: A serial killer is purposely released from an asylum for the criminally insane so that he can continue his rampage. REVIEW: It can be a daunting task to watch a film when word of mouth has been less than stellar. You tend to pre-judge it even before having seen it yourself. It’s unfair to the filmmaker and possibly rob ...

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Film Review: Echoes (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: Struggling with horrifying, sleep-paralysis induced visions, a young writer retreats with her boyfriend to an isolated desert house. As the visions intensify, she finds herself on the verge of losing her mind…or uncovering a life-threatening secret. REVIEW: We’ve all experienced some sort of sleep paralysis before in our lives. Whether it be real or in a dream, the idea ...

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Film Review: Mark of The Devil (1970)

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SYNOPSIS: Austria – 1770. A time of superstition and religious persecution. Count Cumberland and his evil henchmen torture and kill innocent citizens accusing them of witchcraft. This original uncut version has lost none of its shocking impact. On the outset we are introduced to a cruel and public display of a witch being burned alive. Followed by an introduction of ...

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Film Review: Stigmata (1999)

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SYNOPSIS: An ordinary young woman is affected by mysterious wounds called Stigmata. When a Catholic Priest comes to investigate the so called “miracle”, he discovers this woman may be possessed by someone…or something…and a message originating from the time of Jesus Christ REVIEW: Both controversy and psychological horror clash spiritually in the film Stigmata. Although it is not so much ...

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Film Review: Avengers: Age of Ultron – Exhilarating, Exhausting and Fun

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SYNOPSIS: When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and it is up to the Avengers to stop the villainous Ultron from enacting his terrible plans. REVIEW: Avengers: Age of Ultron packs a punch and delivers a satisfying, rousing good time at the theater. But is also dances dangerous close to collapsing under its own ...

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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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