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Film Review: Jodorowsky’s Dune (2013)

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The story of cult film director Alejandro Jodorowsky’s ambitious but ultimately doomed film adaptation of the seminal science fiction novel.

REVIEW:

Dune is a complicated film that arrived in 1984 under the direction of visionary David Lynch. Even under his masterful direction, the film was still regarded as great science fiction that was perhaps too deep for most consumer viewers. By many accounts it was deemed a failure.

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Film Review: Axeman at Cutter’s Creek (2013)

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Nine vacationing twenty-somethings are hunted by an axe-wielding local legend.

REVIEW:

Premise: A bunch of horny young adults travel to a backwoods cabin near Cutter’s Creek to engage in the sport of all out debauchery. After a scary storytelling session talking about the exploits of the “Axe Man,” the killing begins. You’ll never guess who dies first and here’s a spoiler, it isn’t the black guy per the rules of … Continue reading

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Film Review: Penetration Angst (2003)

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In the vein of Audition and Hostel. Helen finds herself having intimacy problems with men. Her private parts are devouring all lovers and leaving her with an insatiable thirst for blood. In order to satisfy her cravings she becomes a prostitute which leads to a death filled tale of murder, madness, and sex.

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Movies are meant to tap into your emotions and cause you to feel things. They can make you happy, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Grand Piano (2013)

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Moments before his comeback performance, a concert pianist who suffers from stage fright discovers a note written on his music sheet.

REVIEW:

World class pianist Tom Selznick has a real problem. During his comeback performance in Chicago he opens up his sheet music only to find the following message written in red across the notes he’s supposed to play – “If you play one wrong note you’re dead!” Sniper John Cusack has … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dead Sea (2014)

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A Marine Biologist is assigned to investigate the mysterious deaths of marine life in an inland salt water lake that have been attributed to a creature thought to have been the stuff of legend.

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Film Review: Hausu (House) (1977)

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Seven girls on their summer trip pay a visit to a possessed house which plans to eat them in extremely bizzare and surreal ways.

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Film Review: Exitus Interruptus (2006)

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Der Tod ist erst der Anfang, Exitus interruptus – Exit death is just the beginning. Another gory exploitaton film by Andreas Bethmann

REVIEW:

I’m beginning to believe that Andreas Bethmann has really only made two movies, but just keeps remaking each one with different actors and extended scenes. Of course, I’m exaggerating, but he definitely does have his favorite plots, doesn’t he? On the one hand, we’ve got the demon/zombie horror films … Continue reading

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Film Review: King Kong (1976)

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“The owner of the oil company Petrox Corporation, Fred Wilson, invests all his possessions searching oil in an unexplored island. The vessel leaves Surubaya, in Indonesia, with the stowaway Jack Prescott, who wants to protect an ape called Kong. While traveling, they find the castaway Dwan in the middle of nowhere in a rescue boat in the ocean and bring her on board. The group finds that the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Tourist Trap (1979)

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A group of young friends stranded at a secluded roadside museum are stalked by the owner of the place, who has the power to control his collection of mannequins.

REVIEW:

“Tourist Trap” was one of the sole reasons I took a renewed interest in the films of the 70′s. 1979 to be more specific. “Tourist Trap” is best described as fragmented and bizarre (however after a few viewings, I began … Continue reading

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Film Review: About A Zombie (2014)

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When a family is publicly outed for harboring a zombie after their son, Billy, is infected and turn into a flesh eating monster, a film crew arranges to document the family, their zombie son, the neighbors and a local crime boss who is out to destroy all zombies.

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Film Review: Martin (1976)

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rge Romero does for vampires what he has already done for zombies – an intense and realistic treatment that follows the exploits of Martin, who claims to be eighty-four years old, and who certainly drinks human blood. The boy arrives in Pittsburgh to stay with his uncle, who promises to save Martin’s soul and destroy him once he is finished, but Martin’s loneliness finds other means of release.” … Continue reading

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Film Review: 2001 Maniacs: Field of Screams (2010)

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The vengeful ghosts from Pleasant Valley are back once again for their annual blood and guts jamboree, this year is a little different though since the local sheriff has decided to take it upon himself to stop the yearly bloodshed. After dealing with the local sheriff the only way that these maniacs know how they decide to take their jamboree on the road after all if the north wont come … Continue reading

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Film Review: Lake Mungo (2008)

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Sixteen-year-old ALICE PALMER drowns while swimming in the local dam. When her body is recovered and a verdict of accidental death returned, her grieving family buries her. The family then experiences a series of strange and inexplicable events centered in and around their home. Profoundly unsettled, the Palmers seek the help of psychic and parapsychologist, RAY KEMENY. Ray discovers that Alice led a secret, double life. A series of clues … Continue reading

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Film Review: Train (2008)

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The film begins with of American athletes competing in Eastern Europe who are supposed to get on a train to continue the competition. And our group of people miss the train ’cause they went partying the night before. They get on a different train to catch up with their teammates and horror ensues. I researched real crimes that happen here in Eastern Europe and based it on that. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Nine Miles Down (2009)

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In the Sahara desert, a sandstorm batters a deserted drilling station. Thomas “Jack” Jackman (Paul) a security patrolman, battles through the high winds to find out why all contact with the station has been lost. Originally built for gas exploration, and then abandoned, the site had recently been taken over by a multi-national research team intent on drilling deeper into the earth’s crust than ever before.

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Film Review: Feeding Grounds (2006)

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A young group of friends head out to a cabin in the desert. Something has landed in the desert and it needs to eat… 

REVIEW:

“Feeding Grounds” is one of those films that really leaves me on the fence. On one hand, the film really has a lot going for it and on the other hand it becomes so frustrating that you can’t decide whether or not to like the … Continue reading

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