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Film Review: Another Kind (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: A group of friends find themselves at the mercy of the elements and mysterious unseen forces while spending a weekend camping in the Catskill Mountains. REVIEW: ANOTHER KIND is a good, solid thriller from writer-director Jonathan Blitstein that combines familiar elements from of a number of genres but manages to add something new into the mix. Four friends have …

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Film Review: Die Screaming, Marianne (1971)

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SYNOPSIS: Marianne, following the sudden death of her mother, stands to inherit the family fortune, along with several documents that could incriminate her corrupt judge of a father. Now, her sister and her father both want their hands on Marianne’s inheritance and they’ll stop at nothing, even murder, to get it! REVIEW: After a successful stint in the sexploitation genre, …

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Film Review: V/H/S (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: When a group of misfits is hired by an unknown third party to burglarize a desolate house and acquire a rare VHS tape, they discover more found footage than they bargained for. REVIEW: “V/H/S” is a new horror anthology that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival this year. It recently played at the South By Southwest Film Festival and …

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Film Review: Doomsday Book (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Doomsday Book is an anthology movie, split into 3 different chapters. The first Chapter, entitled Heaven’s Creation, is about a robot who comes alive and follows what happens afterward. The second Chapter, entitled The New Generation, is a story from the point of view of a boy who is now a zombie. The third Chapter, entitled Happy Birthday, re-interprets …

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Film Review: Dogman (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Hanklin Purvis enjoys the outdoors, and he loves to hunt. He and his wife, Dorothy, live on a farm in the rural mid-west. For some reason, during the season before autumn, things start happening. The first victims are family pets, then wild animals. But it’s not until people are injured that the police get involved. The attacker is not …

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Film Review: Schizo (1976)

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SYNOPSIS: A little girl watches helplessly as she is the sole witness to her mother’s murder. Years later, that little girl has grown into the beautiful skating star Samantha Gray (Lynne Frederick). But after her wedding announcement is published in the local newspaper, a man who becomes more and more obsessed with her begins turning up everywhere she goes. Samantha’s …

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Film Review: Network (1976)

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SYNOPSIS: A TV network cynically exploits a deranged ex-TV anchor’s ravings and revelations about the media for their own profit. REVIEW: “I’m mad as hell nd I’m not gonna take it” While it’s quite possible that your more familiar with the words than the plot of the actual film, this 1976 film has long been regarded as a cult classic. …

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