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Film Review: Pride And Prejudice And Zombies (2016)

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SYNOPSIS: Jane Austen’s classic tale of the tangled relationships between lovers from different social classes in 19th century England is faced with a new challenge — an army of undead zombies REVIEW: I’ve never been a fan of Jane Austen, or her novels. I understand and respect them for their place in history, and I understand how popular they’ve been …

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Film Review: The Curse (1987)

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SYNOPSIS: Nathan is a struggling farmer in a small community in Tennessee. When Nathan isn’t worrying about his wife Francis cheating on him or his crop he finds time to deal with Francis’s two children he is raising as his own. Nathan believes in good old fashion Christian values and wants his family to have the same beliefs that he …

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Film Review: Chiral (short film) (2015)

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SYNOPSIS: An anxiety-ridden art dealer faces his worst nightmare. REVIEW: Another Canadian short film today, kiddies. Today we have CHIRAL from writer/director Karen Lam. This film won best short subject at Monsters of Film Sweden and was an official selection at Blood in the Snow Canadian Film Festival. Gallery owner Hank (Nelson Leis) is opening his brand new space. He’s …

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Film Review: Old 37 (2015)

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SYNOPSIS: Two demented brothers with an old ambulance pose as paramedics and go on a killing spree in a small town. REVIEW: I went into Old 37 with pretty high expectations. I mean come on, not only do we have a pretty interesting premise, but we also have genre legends Kane Hodder and Bill Moseley playing a pair of insane …

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Film Review: Lullaby (2016)

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SYNOPSIS: John and Sarah have it all. A happy marriage, two wonderful children, and a beautiful house in a picturesque neighborhood. They’re truly living the American Dream, until the sun sets over their new home, and an unknown terror steps out of the shadows. Sarah is missing. A mysterious caller has their eyes set on the children. And a neighbor …

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Film Review: Day 6 (2011) – Review 2

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SYNOPSIS: Dr. Piso studies the alien abductions. From the abductees under hypnosis, he has understood that some alien races have been installing, for millennia, their active memories in the people’s brains, to exploit a special energy: the Soul. REVIEW: Varo Venturi’s Day 6 is another genre outing that has made its rounds under different titles: Alien Exorcism (U.S.), Alien Encounter …

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Film Review: Trees (2000)

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SYNOPSIS: All’s quiet in the small Vermont town of Hazelville as Memorial Day approaches until a string of mysterious deaths begin plaguing forest ranger Mark Cody. As hikers and campers turn up dead, Cody struggles to figure out what’s behind the murders while the Mayor looks to keep the deaths hush-hush, afraid it will affect tourism on the town’s biggest …

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Film Review: The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988)

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SYNOPSIS: An anthropologist goes to Haiti after hearing rumors about a drug used by black magic practitioners to turn people into zombies. REVIEW: Wade Davis, a Harvard-educated anthropologist, traveled to Haiti in the early eighties to research the Vodou religion and its practices.  His specific focus was concentrated on zombies, and the assortment of ingredients utilized in creating the poisonous powder that transforms a …

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Film Review: Class of Nuke ‘Em High Part 3: The Good, the Bad and the Subhumanoid (1994)

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SYNOPSIS: The fully grown and muscular, yet only two- year-old offspring of a human father and subhumanoid mother, Adlai Smith must protect his beloved Tromaville from an evil corporation and his evil twin brother hell-bent on turning the town into a toxic wasteland. REVIEW: When you watch a Troma movie you are not going into it expecting strong character development, …

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Film review: Caesar And Otto’s Paranormal Halloween (2015)

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SYNOPSIS: Half-brothers Caesar (Dave Campfield) and Otto (Paul Chomicki) agree to house sit for a home with an ominous history. Apparitions, floating objects and possessions soon torment the witless duo unveiling a torturous secret in trademarked side splitting fashion in this satirical homage to contemporary horror films. REVIEW: Directed by: David Campfield Starring: Dave Campfield, Paul Chomicki, Scott Aguilar, JamieLee …

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Film Review: Below (2002)

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SYNOPSIS: In the dark silence of the sea during World War II, the submarine U.S.S. Tiger Shark prowls on what should be a routine rescue mission. But for the shell-shocked crew, trapped together in the sub’s narrow corridors and constricted spaces, this is about to become a journey into the sensory delusions, mental deceptions and runaway fear that lurk just …

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