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Film Review: Maximum Overdrive (1986)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: When a mysterious comet passes close to Earth, machines everywhere suddenly take on murderous minds of their own in this film directed by horror mastermind Stephen King. Soon, video games, cash machines, drawbridges and steamrollers all go on a global psychotic killing spree. But when the Dixie Boy Truck Stop is held hostage by a mob …

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Film Review: Groupie (2010)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: When a mysterious groupie joins legendary cursed band, “The Dark Knights”, a series of unexplained murders derails their comeback tour.   REVIEW: When I think of Mark L. Lester, I expect a film to revel in excess. Maybe excessive violence, excessive, nudity, or excessively bad dialogue and one-liners. I haven’t followed his career since 1991 when …

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Film Review: Stalker (2010)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Paula is a troubled best-selling writer overcoming a mental breakdown and having trouble finishing her second novel. Taking her agent’s advice she head out to her family home in the middle of nowhere to get her thoughts together and focus on writing without being distracted. She takes an eager young personal assistant along with her unaware …

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Film Review: The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms (1953)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: “As a result of an arctic nuclear test, a carnivorous dinosaur thaws out and starts making its way down the east coast of North America. Professor Tom Nesbitt, only witness to the beast’s existence, is not believed, even when he identifies it as a ‘rhedosaurus’ to paleontologist Thurgood Elson. All doubts disappear, however, when Elson is swallowed …

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Film Review: Lipstick (2013)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Supermodel Arina is doing a photo shoot for a new lipstick when she is attacked by a crazed fan. Officer Gotoda comes to her rescue and quickly subdues the young man. Arina’s sister Keiko, who is also her manager, heaps praise on the brave policeman; Arina, still shaken, gives him the lipstick sample from the shoot …

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Film Review: Dark Haul (2014)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: The meaning of cryptic prophesy splits apart a team of secretive guardians as they transport by 18-wheeler truck, a deadly creature and it’s half-human sister from their now ineffective holding place to a more secure location. The sister’s hidden agenda undermines the mission releasing the beast and they end up battling for the fate of the …

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Film Review: Meet Me There (2014)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Ada and Calvin seek counseling for their intimacy problems and Ada discloses that she has no memories of herself as a child. Their therapist suggests that her blocked memories may be the result of something she experienced too horrible to remember. The couple decides to make a trip to Ada’s hometown to unearth her past. When …

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