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Film Review: The Fog (1980)

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SYNOPSIS: “One hundred years ago, on April 21st, the wealthy leper Blake bought the vessel Elizabeth Dane and moved with his friend from a leper colony to California to build a town for them to live with more comfort. However, while crossing a fog in Spivey Point, they were misguided by a campfire onshore, steering the course of the vessel ...

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Film Review: Godfather of Gore: The Herschell Gordon Lewis Documentary (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: Gory, Gory, Hallelujah! Take an outrageous ride through the wild world of exploitation films with this often-hilarious documentary, Herschell Gordon Lewis, The Godfather of Gore. Featuring interviews with cast, crew, and critics such as director John Waters, drive-in movie critic Joe Bob Briggs, and Herschell Gordon Lewis himself, The Godfather of Gore traces Lewis’ start in the innocent bare-naked ...

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Film Review: The Rapture (1991)

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SYNOPSIS: A telephone operator living an empty, amoral life finds God and loses him again. REVIEW: By now, you should be plenty familiar with the idea of the “rapture” whether religious or not. However you might not have thought to associate it with Mimi Rodgers and David Duchovny. This early 1991 film takes on this bold subject area and actually ...

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Film Review: The Killing Strain (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: A man-made virus, ‘The Killing Strain’, an out-of-control swine flu, turns infected humans into raging monsters. As it rapidly spreads, a group of uninfected survivors must make life-or-death decisions before the U.S. military firebombs the area in a desperate attempt contain the contagion. The survivors are unaware that the virus has already reached their group by infecting one of ...

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Film Review: Planet Outlaws (1953)

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SYNOPSIS: “Buck Rogers re-edited from serial to feature format and re-released for theatrical distribution in 1953. An American soldier suspended in time wakes up to find himself in the futuristic world of the year 2500. Once settled he realizes that an evil villain, along with his gang of outlaws, has been trying his best to gain total control the the ...

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Film Review: Smoke (short film)

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SYNOPSIS: The story of a person who became the captive of surrealistic madness. REVIEW: Directed by Grzegorz Cieiecki Written by Grzegorz Cieiecki Stars: Katarznya Dalek, Grzegorz Golaszewski & Hubert Jarczak My favorite person in the world (My Boss) asked me if I would take on some shorts for review. I thought to myself “Why not”? I’ve reviewed them before & ...

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Film Review: The Ring (2002)

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SYNOPSIS: A young journalist must investigate a mysterious videotape which seems to cause the death of anyone in a week of viewing it. REVIEW: To review a film as groundbreaking as “The Ring”, is to note its contribution to not only the genre, but to the Asian horror market as a whole. The year was 2002, the Asian market was ...

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Film Review: Lunopolis (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: Two documentary filmmakers accidentally uncover the greatest moon secret the world has never known, and the powerful organization determined to keep it that way. REVIEW: In the course of film reviewing, every now and then you come across something that is different, to something that is simply remarkable. I found this something in my recent viewing of a new ...

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