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Film Review: Magnolia (1999)

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SYNOPSIS: An epic mosaic of several interrelated characters in search of happiness, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley. REVIEW: A most peculiar name for a film that only fashions a single flower on its cover..”Magnolia“, as titled refers to the petals of life and their interwoven purpose. “Magnolia”, is A filmed that has become a cult favorite directed …

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Film Review: Machete Maidens Unleashed! (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: A behind the scenes look at the exploitation movement of cinema in the Philippines throughout the 1970’s and 80’s. REVIEW: Directed By: Mark Hartley Starring: Carmen Argenziano, Allan Arkush, John Ashley, Judith Brown, Steve Carver, Roger Corman, Gerardo De Leon, Eddie Garcia, Pam Grier, Sid Haig Ever secretly wondered about all of those campy, drive inn classics yet were …

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Film Review: The Day (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Open war against humanity rages. 5 survivors; lost and on the run. The pursuit is relentless, the bullets are dwindling and the battle is everywhere. This is a 24hr look into their lives. Fight or die. REVIEW: From a movie reviewers perspective I absolutely love innocuous film titles. Nothing gets me mad more than a movie that gives it …

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Film Review: The Lost Episode (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Instead, they discover something completely unexpected and find themselves  fighting for their lives as a maniacal surgeon picks them off one at a time. REVIEW: A group of teenaged friends, or, rather, a group of actors who may only resemble teenagers obviously pretending to be friends, decide to check out the local abandoned mental asylum, known as Penhurst, before …

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Film Review: The Mummy (1932)

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SYNOPSIS: “In 1921 a team of British archaeologists led by Sir Joseph Whemple uncovers the 3700-year-old mummy of Imhotep. When one young archaeologist opens the scroll of Thoth, he goes delirious and the Mummy comes to life. Ten years later Sir Joseph returns with his son Frank. Unknown to them, the Mummy now exists as the mysterious Egyptian, Ardath Bay, …

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Film Review: The Muse (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: A one-hit-wonder musician battles writers block and a strange inspirational force at a secluded lake house. REVIEW: This film had an interesting concept and played with the idea of a ‘traditional’ ghost story rather well. The ‘ghost’ sub-genre dates back many, many years and for that reason it is hard to come up with something that audiences haven’t seen …

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Film Review: Cherry (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: When Brian Cherry, a sweet, sensitive young Los Angelino, falls for the beautiful, electric, and damaged Jules, she turns his ideas about women and sex upside-down. Slowly, he is drawn into a twisted love-triangle that includes Jules and his best friend, Sam. When Jules eventually leaves him for Sam, Cherry decides on a shocking course of action that will …

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Film Review: Game of Werewolves (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Tomas is a writer who becomes intent on revisiting his childhood home when a secret curse reveals itself and plagues his hometown. REVIEW: Nothing beats watching a good monster movie. Unfortunately it has become rather difficult to find premium monster content in more contemporary films. Hollywood every couple of years will aim to rehash something like Godzilla or King …

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