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Film Review: Sorority Party Massacre (2012)

SYNOPSIS: Several applicants vie for the coveted title of sisterhood into a prestigious fraternity. On a remote island, Grizzly Bay the girls attend a rigorous weekend of interviews, competitions and initiation. En route to the island a police captain’s daughter has gone missing Detective Watt’s is assigned to watch over the estranged girl. One bizarre circumstance unfolds after another once …

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Film Review: 3 Extremes II (2002)

SYNOPSIS: Three Extremes is an omnibus of three tales of the supernatural from South Korea, Japan and Thailand. Memories by Kim Jee-woon concerns a domestic haunting in which a wife attempts to find her way home, not realising that she is in fact dead, while her husband struggles to remember why his wife has suddenly disappeared. Nonzee Nimibutr’s The Wheel …

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Film Review: Inquisition (1976)

SYNOPSIS: A Witch-Finder General (not that one) falls in love with a village beauty and suspected witch who, unbeknownst to him, has made a pact with Satan himself to seduce and eternally damn those who would kill off his servants. Vincent Price would never have fallen for that. REVIEW: “No-one expects the Spanish Inquisition!” goes the old Monty Python sketch. …

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Film Review: Maniac (2012)

SYNOPSIS: Fixing mannequins by day and killing women by night, Frank Zito fights his insanity and urge to kill when he meets a young, attractive photographer (Anne) who hires him to provide faceless mannequins for her next exhibit. The closer they become the further into madness Frank slips as he must decide between falling in love with Anne or giving …

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Film Review: Back From The Dead (2001)

SYNOPSIS: During a spot of hypnotically induced past-life regression, dim-witted Corbet finds his inner cannibalistic psychopath awakened, and embarks upon a violent killing spree in which all manner of carnage is gleefully inflicted upon those around him. Plus a great many puerile sound effects as he does it. REVIEW: “A bit like Peter Jackson’s Braindead or Bad Taste” is how …

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Film Review: Saw Misgivings (short film) (2012)

SYNOPSIS: ‘Saw Misgivings’ is a tongue in cheek horror/comedy based around the ‘Saw’ franchise.  It’s a kind of ‘Saw’ meets ‘Everybody Loves Raymond’.  ‘Saw Misgivings’ finds Janey, a suburban housewife, preparing for dinner guests while being hampered a hapless husband and wearing a ‘Saw’ style medieval headtrap which could kill her at any moment. Will she escape death?  More importantly, …

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Film Review: Escapee (2011)

SYNOPSIS: While on a class observation trip at a local mental hospital, young psychology major Abby Jones (Christine Evangelista), has a chilling encounter with high-risk patient, Harmon (Dominic Purcell). She returns home for an evening of normal study with her two roommates unaware of the darkness shes awakened within him. Later that evening a storm moves in, while Harmon escapes …

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Film Review: Conan The Destroyer (1984)

SYNOPSIS: “The wandering barbarian Conan, alongside his goofy rogue pal Malak, are tasked with escorting Queen Taramis’ virgin niece, Princess Jehnna and her bodyguard Bombaata, to a mystical island fortress. They must retrieve a magical crystal that legends say can awaken the god of dreams, Dagoth. Along the way, Conan reunites with the wise wizard Akiro and befriends the fierce …

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Film Review: Olympus Has Fallen (2013)

SYNOPSIS: Months after being relegated to desk duty after an unavoidable accident costing the United States its First Lady, ex-secret service specialist Mike Banning (Gerard Butler) finds himself drawn back into duty when terrorists attack the White House taking the President of the United States, Benjamin Asher (Aaron Eckhart), hostage. With the world on edge and the villains gaining the …

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Film Review: Attack Of The Moon Zombies (2011)

SYNOPSIS: “Twenty years have passed since Dr. Vincent Edwards took on a certain radiation-mutated bat creature and he is ready to retire. While training his replacement on the Jackson Lunar Base, the two stumble upon a seemingly impossible discovery: alien plant life on the surface of the moon! Unfortunately, exposure to the spores of this otherworldly flora cause instant death. …

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