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Film Review: Lost Woods (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: A group of twenty something friends go on an impromptu camping trip to reprise old nostalgia. The clique soon realizes their glory days are far over as an unknown presence lurks nearby. Will the friends pull it together, mending their torn past or will evil prevail rendering them forever in lost woods? REVIEW: Directed By: Nathan Ellering and Phillip …

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Film Review: The Museum of Wonders (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: When the beautiful dancer Salome learns that the dwarf circus owner Marcel has just received an inheritance, she marries the lovesick, diminutive performer, all the while planning to steal his fortune and run off with her lover, strong man Sansone. When Marcel and fellow performers discover her evil plan, they band together to carry out a brutal revenge. REVIEW: …

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Film Review: Silent House (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Trapped inside her family’s lakeside retreat, a young woman descends into madness. REVIEW: “Silent House” is 2011 created film that features the talented actress Elizabeth Olsen, at the focal point. Olsen plays Sarah in this haunting thriller. Usually we get right into the story and how it affected us on a genre level but I believe this film offers …

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Film Review: SWAP.avi (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: Shock Value clip that has received a underground reputation – (also per “something awful.com – SWAP.avi is not so much a p*rnographic video as it is a death, final and uncompromising) REVIEW: The file name itself has managed to gain a pretty viral following over the Internet when it comes to sick and disgusting. That ominous name “SWAP.AVI” is …

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Film Review: Legend (1985)

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SYNOPSIS: A young man must stop the Lord of Darkness from both destroying daylight and marrying the woman he loves. REVIEW: “Loved by the Sun”, that memorable tune by Jon Anderson that stays with me every time I see this film. Packaged with some great score music by Tangerine Dream..it can only mean the fantasy Ridley Scott directed film, “Legend”. …

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Film Review: Nailbiter (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: The Maguire family is forced to take sudden refuge in a seemingly abandoned country home from of forthcoming tornado en route to a Kansas City airport. Their plans to pick up husband and father are quickly thwarted as the girls are held captive in the confines of the cellar by an unknown force. Will family unity prevail demonstrating blood …

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Film Review: Alien: Origin (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: A movie created from “found footage” of a lost military expedition that exposes the origins of life on earth. REVIEW: My first thought when hearing the title “Alien: Origin” from the folks over at The Asylum I assumed it would be some sort of “Prometheus” mockbuster. Instead, I just sat through a film that ran just under ninety minutes …

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Film Review: Backwoods (1987)

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SYNOPSIS: A couple (who tell someone that they are brother and sister for some unknown reason that is never explained) riding bikes across the country end up camping out in the backwoods of Kentucky. They end up saving a little girl who happens to need medical attention outside their tent and her father takes them to his home where he …

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Film Review: Mania (1986)

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SYNOPSIS: “See No Evil” This episode is about an accountant who witnesses through his window the murder of the call girl he just finished a transaction with. The killer turns around and is seen by the accountant. The killer stashes the murder weapon in the accountant’s apartment and the accountant is tried for the murder. It’s all smooth sailing until …

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Film Review: The Punisher (2004)

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SYNOPSIS: After his wife and family are killed, G-Man Frank Castle takes it upon himself to distribute punishment to those responsible for the vendetta. REVIEW: After the rather failed attempt of kick starting “The Punisher” under the 1989 release (of same name), Artisan and Lions Gate stepped in to fire-up the “potential” franchise in a new direction (and cast). This …

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Film Review: Kids Go to the Woods…..Kids Get Dead (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: Paying homage to the classic slasher flick – featuring horny teenagers, worthless cops, a crazy war vet and a masked killer. Complete with VHS static, fake commercials and vignettes with horror hostess Candy Adams. REVIEW: I’ve watched my share of slasher films over the years that I’ve lost count. We all know that there is a formula to these …

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Film Review: After the Dawn (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Cassie Becker is a young, restless vagabond in search of hope and civilization. A catastrophic chemical warfare had wiped out the majority of humanity. While roaming through the vast country sides and barren streets Cassie documents her observations, emotions and thoughts in a journal. As she clings onto the feigning thread of reuniting with her husband and family Ms. …

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