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Film Review: Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes (2011)

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An origin story set in present day San Francisco, where man’s own experiments with genetic engineering lead to the development of intelligence in apes and the onset of a war for supremacy.

REVIEW:

I think it’s safe to say that The Black Saint was feeling at best, dubious when he heard of this reboot of the “Planet Of The Apes” series. I mean Tim Burton gave it … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Hike (2011)

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Kate and four of her girlfriends venture into the British countryside for a getaway weekend hiking trip. Along their journey to their favorite camping spot, Sunset Point, they encounter a number of others hiking and camping nearby from a group of Eastern Europeans living off the land to a trio of rock climbing lads. When one of the girls goes missing the first night, the girls team up … Continue reading

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Film Review: Apollo 18 (2011)

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Decades-old found footage from NASA’s abandoned Apollo 18 mission, where two American astronauts were sent on a secret expedition, reveals the reason the U.S. has never returned to the moon.

REVIEW: 

If you found yourself confused with the footage aspect and adverts, rest assured this film is just fiction. It also is entirely shot in POV found footage style aka “cinema verite”. It stars 3 actors, one … Continue reading

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Film Review: Produce Your Own Damn Movie! (2011)

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In the same vein as “Make Your Own Damn Movie”, Lloyd is back again to give you more insight into the filmmaking world by showing you how to produce your own damn movie! Learn all you need to know about being a producer through this informative documentary.

REVIEW:

Lloyd Kaufman is back again with more hours of footage, all to the benefit of…… showing the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Deviling (short film) (2011)

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A woman experiences her worst fear after a failed relationship with a mortician.

REVIEW:

Deviling is a thriller short film directed and created by Michael Sharpe. It runs for 14 minutes

In this stark coldly-toned film short we are introduced to Ronald (Robert Haulbrook) the mortician who is trying to cope with the recent breakup from his girlfriend Sharlene (Jodi Essex).

Sewing up dead bodies, offers no reward, though it does … Continue reading

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Film Review: Someone Down There Likes Me | Nekdo tam dole me má rád (2009)

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Confined to a wheelchair, Otto prays and prays for an opportunity for revenge. To go after the men who raped and murder his wife and daughter infront of his very eyes. His prayers will soon be answered but not from the Almighty, rather from a friend down below.

REVIEW:

This one comes off a suggestion list for depraved movies. With a film company titled “Scum Films” behind it, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Gingerdead Man 3: Saturday Night Cleaver (2011)

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After escaping from jail, The Gingerdead Man finds himself in a time machine headed for 1976. He arrives in the middle of a roller-boogie contest… but the party is just getting started for the infamous cookie killer. After taking in the sights of the beautiful roller girls, Gingerdead gets back to his old murderous ways, causing more bloody mayhem than ever before.

REVIEW:

Everyone’s favorite killer cookie is back – and … Continue reading

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Film Review: In Time (2011)

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In a future where people stop aging at 25, but are engineered to live only one more year, having the means to buy your way out of the situation is a shot at immortal youth. Here, Will Salas finds himself accused of murder and on the run with a hostage – a connection that becomes an important part of the way against the system.

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The thing I love about films … Continue reading

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Film Review: No Reason (2010)

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Suddenly Jennifer is torn from her comfortable and non-assuming (inconspicuous) life. While planning to move, the young mother and her husband will experience anything but an ordinary day! It all begins with a strange visit from her soon to be ex neighbor, the postman who mentions an urgent need. Later, when coming home from grocery shopping, Jennifer discovers an elderly neighbor, who is her son Niko s babysitter … Continue reading

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Film Review: Bat $#*! Crazy (2011)

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Joseph has one friend in the world with whom he shares his problems; everyone else just sees Joseph as missing a little cheese off his cracker. These problems include a girlfriend (who isn’t really his girlfriend anymore) who is being unfaithful, a missing dog, people talking about him at work, and now someone, or something, is following him. He’s been mixing his meds with booze and that’s not helping. He’s losing … Continue reading

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Film Review: Satan’s Cannibal Holocaust (2007)

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Kelly, a young journalist, is working on her next big article about her father, the local mayor. It is a seemingly innocent piece on the wonderful things being done for the community. Little does she know that the deeper she digs, the closer she comes to a secret which lurks beneath the streets of her peaceful city…a secret many will kill to protect. Soon, the violence erupts in … Continue reading

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Film Review: DeadHeads (2011)

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Two inexplicably coherent zombies awake amidst a zombie attack and decide to take a road trip to find the one’s lost love, unaware they are being chased by the agents of a ruthless company with it’s own agenda.

REVIEW:

Mike Awakens (Michael McKiddy)from a deep deep sleep. One that has lasted almost 3 years. As he pulls open his body bag and yanks off an array … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Devil’s Double (2011)

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A chilling vision of the House of Saddam Hussein comes to life through the eyes of the man who was forced to become the double of Hussein’s sadistic son

REVIEW:

Okay before I get into this review there are a few disclaimers that I have to start with, because the film is a bit of a hand grenade.

1.  I understand that films (even Hollywood films) are used as … Continue reading

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Film Review: Alyce Kills (2011)

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Alyce (Jade Dorfeld) is a fragile mind, a girl who acts on a random, deranged impulse resulting in the death of her best friend Carroll (Tamara Feldman) and that alters her life forever. Overcome with guilt, Alyce is tormented by her actions and spirals into a world of sex, drugs and violence. With each passing day, each darker step into depravity, Alyce’s mind continues to unravel and fracture. Soon Alyce … Continue reading

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Film Review: Umbrage – The First Vampire (2009)

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When a dysfunctional family moves into a remote farm, they find themselves in the middle of a centuries-old feud. As night falls hard, terror emerges from the darkness in the form of a deadly seductress, and a cowboy vampire hell-bent on revenge…

REVIEW:

Written and Directed by Drew Cullingham
Starring: Doug Bradley, Rita Ramnani, Jonnie Hurn

“I’m not a witch. I’m an ornithologist.”

There were a few things … Continue reading

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Film Review: Chillerama (2011)

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It’s the closing night at the last drive-in theater in America and Cecil B. Kaufman has planned the ultimate marathon of lost film prints to unleash upon his faithful cinephile patrons. Four films so rare that they have never been exhibited publicly on American soil until this very night! With titles like Wadzilla, I Was A Teenage Werebear, The Diary of Anne Frankenstein, and Zom-B-Movie, Chillerama not only … Continue reading

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