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Film Review: Shades of Gray (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: A fascinating look at Gray Barker — a writer dedicated to the mythology of UFOs — this revealing documentary chronicles his part in giving rise to numerous UFO legends and his delight in the public stir his stories caused. Starting in the 1950s, Barker played a key role in creating and encouraging Americans’ obsession with sightings of mysterious spaceships ...

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Film Review: Goth Kill: The Soul Collector (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: “When Catholic Priest and Inquisitor Nicholas Dread finds out that innocents are being burned as witches he decides to do something about it. Unfortunately for him, his superiors don’t agree and he’s burned at the stake alongside two women he forced confessions from. While dying, Nick curses god and makes a pact with Satan to reign over his own ...

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Film Review: Attitude for Destruction (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: A rock horror film; an epic tale of Sunset Strip-era metal, murder and mayhem. The GUNS N’ ROSES-esque band HOLLYWOOD ROSES, fronted by vocalist DRAKE, is on the verge of super-stardom and courting a major record deal with Diamond Star Records. One small problem – the label doesn’t want Drake in the band. So, the remaining band members do ...

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Film Review: The Conqueror Worm (1968)

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SYNOPSIS: “England is torn in civil strife as the Royalists battle the Parliamentary Party for control. This conflict distracts people from rational thought and allows unscrupulous men to gain local power by exploiting village superstitions. One of these men is Matthew Hopkins, who tours the land offering his services as a persecutor of witches. Aided by his sadistic accomplice John ...

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Film Review: Psychotica (Nostrum) (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: A group of friends head out to an abandon farmhouse to kick a nasty habit. Little do they know that they are in for the night of their lives. REVIEW: Jonathan Wright’s β€œPsychotica” is essentially a genre version of Aronofsky’s β€œRequiem for a Dream” (2000). The story is different, but the style, tone, and theme are all reminiscent of ...

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Film Review: After Midnight (1989)

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SYNOPSIS: Horror anthology about a college professor (Zada) teaching a course called “The Psychology of Fear”. He brings his students (including psychic McWhirter) to his home, one dark and stormy night to tell scary stories. The first involves a young couple whose car breaks down by an old, abandoned house. The second has four trendy teenage girls getting lost in ...

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Film Review: Evil In the Time of Heroes (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: The prophecy speaks about the hero who will send the Evil to… Hell REVIEW: Written & Directed by: Yorgos Noussias Starring: Dinos Avgoustidis, Orfeas Avgoustidis, Hristos Biros, and Billy Zane QUICK FIX: Also known as KAKO 2 (because using Roman numerals for a Greek movie is probably considered rude in some cultures? I dunno) this flick picks up right ...

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