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Film Review: I Melt With You (2011)

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When four 40-something college friends meet up for their annual reunion, things start to spiral out of control, and a pact they made as young men is revisited.

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“I Melt With You” is a new film under the direction of Mark Pellington. The movie rides on the acting talents of Thomas Jane, Rob Lowe, Christian McKay and Jeremy Piven. For the record, the film … Continue reading

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Film Review: Little Deaths (2011)

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Composed of three disturbingly sensual and terrifying short narratives, unified by the twin themes of sex and death.

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Out of the UK comes a pretty edgy anthology featuring 3 shorter pieces dealing directly with sex and death. The shorts feature some top notch story-telling elevating it slightly above others of its genre by not holding back on the erotically deviant content. I was surprised with the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Not Another B Movie (2010)

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Just because you can make a movie, doesn’t mean you should…

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Written & Directed by: John Wesley Norton
Starring: Byron Thames, Larry Thomas, James Vallo, Lindsay Gareth

Stop me if you’ve heard this one – a writer, a director, and a producer walk into a bar. They have coffee and drinks during which time they haggle over script changes and the film is … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Lost World (1925)

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“Explorer Professor Challenger is taking quite a beating in the London press thanks to his claim that living dinosaurs exist in the far reaches of the Amazon. Newspaper reporter Edward Malone learns that this claim originates from a diary given to him by fellow explorer Maple White’s daughter, Paula. Malone’s paper funds an expedition to rescue Maple White, who has been marooned at the top of a high plateau. Joined … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Summer of Massacre (2011)

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Hold onto your barf bag. You might need it by the end of the film as you view the slicing, tearing, ripping, gashing, stabbing, impaling, beating, squishing, choking, burning, staking, cutting, hacking, dismembering, decapitating, hanging, bashing, dicing, chopping, crushing, pounding, spearing, scalping, suffocating, deaths the psychotic serial killers hand out to anyone that is in their path of vengeance.

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Holy Crap! …..and by saying that I don’t mean either. This … Continue reading

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Film Review: Another Earth (2011)

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Rhoda Williams is a bright student preparing to graduate high school and begin classes at MIT. She is surrounded by friends and family, celebrating her acceptance into the prestigious school and drives home intoxicated. Her life is sent spiraling off course when she becomes distracted by the appearance of another Earth in the night sky and collides head on with a passing car, killing its passengers … Continue reading

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Film Review: Don’t Let Him In (2011)

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Two couples head out for a relaxing weekend in the country hoping to spend their time fishing and just enjoying nature. Unfortunately, there is a mass murderer in the area called “The Tree Surgeon (I guess all of the good names were already taken)” who hacks up his victims and leaves their remains tied to trees. Will the couples be able to make it back home alive or is this … Continue reading

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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