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Film Review: The Editor (2014)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: A one-time (and now one-handed) master film editor toiling in the cinematic sweatshops of 1970s Italy becomes the prime suspect in a series of brutal murders, in this loving tribute to/parody of the gory giallo thrillers of Mario Bava and Dario Argento. REVIEW: Astron-6 is a genre outfit known for their attention to detail, skewed sense of …

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Film Review: Coffy (1973)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A black nurse takes vigilante justice against inner-city drug dealers after her sister becomes their latest victim REVIEW: Shot and released in 1973, “Coffy” was indeed the kick-start movie for Pam Grier’s femme fatale series of films that followed (most notably “Foxy Brown”). Pam who wears her afro like none other, brings a unique beauty to …

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Film Review: Caligula (1979)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Details the graphic and shocking, yet undeniably tragic story of Rome’s most infamous Caesar, Gaius Germanicus Caligula. REVIEW: Today we are going to take a few minutes to discuss Caligula. I’m not talking about the play by Albert Camus, nor (necessarily) the factually accurate account of the madman/emperor of Rome. I’m talking about the legendary movie …

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Film Review: Tremors 5: Bloodlines (2015)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: The giant, man-eating Graboids are back and even deadlier than before, terrorizing the inhabitants of a South African wildlife reserve as they attack from below-and above. REVIEW: Here comes a seriously biased review, folks. Come on…it’s a Tremors film. Can it really not be awesome? I love this series. Even the less-than-awesome tv show was totally …

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Film Review: I Spit on Your Grave 3: Vengeance is Mine (2015)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Jennifer Hills is still tormented by the brutal sexual assault she endured years ago. She’s changed identities and cities, reluctantly joining a support group where she begins to piece together a new life. But when her new friend’s murderer goes free and the tales of serial rapists haunt her, Jennifer will hunt down the men responsible …

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Film Review: Flowers (2015)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: An abstract, surreal horror film centering around six dead women waking up in the crawl space below their killer’s house. REVIEW: I hear a lot of people complaining that there is no good horror being made anymore, that all the good movies were done in the 1970’s and 80’s and now everything is either a remake …

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Film Review: Shark Lake (2015)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: When a shark is accidentally released into a the lake at the quiet town of Lake Tahoe, it’s up to an overzealous cop who ignores the law, her love interest and aging exotic animal dealer to stop the shark before the body counts rises further. (source: me) REVIEW: Shark Lake is a poorly written, directed, CGI-ed …

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Film Review: Wolf Warrior (2015)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A Chinese special force soldier with extraordinary marksmanship is confronted by a group of deadly foreign mercenaries who are hired to assassinate him by a vicious drug lord. REVIEW: Titles can be incredibly confusing things as they conjure up all kinds of mental images that lead to films either living up to expectation, surpassing them or …

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