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Film Review: Jack & Diane (2012)

SYNOPSIS: Jack and Diane, two teenage girls, meet in New York City and spend the night kissing ferociously. Diane’s charming innocence quickly begins to open Jack’s tough skinned heart. But, when Jack discovers that Diane is leaving the country in a week she tries to push her away. Diane must struggle to keep their love alive while hiding the secret …

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Film Review: Quarantine (2008)

SYNOPSIS: While on assignment, an L.A. news reporter (Jennifer Carpenter) and her cameraman (Steve Harris) find themselves trapped in a quarantined apartment complex along with a vicious unknown killer. With all forms of communications cut, the news crew keeps the cameras rolling as they search for a way out. The building is locked down, a killer is on the loose, …

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Film Review: Emanuelle in America (1977)

SYNOPSIS: Fearless journalist and fashion photographer Emanuelle takes America, amongst other things. In a globetrotting journey which covers as much ground as your average Bond movie, Emanuelle joins a harem, investigates a snuff filmmaker and takes her clothes off a lot, everywhere. REVIEW: The most infamous of the black Emanuelle movies (as opposed to the other one, spelled with two …

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Film Review: Snowtown (2011)

SYNOPSIS: When 16 year-old Jamie begins a friendship with a charismatic man, his world becomes threatened by his loyalty and fear of his newfound father figure, John Bunting: Australia’s most notorious serial killer. REVIEW: “Snowtown” is not a horror film but does deal with a true life situation that was pretty damn horrific. Based on the “Snowtown murders” case (also …

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Film Review: Devil’s Playground (2010)

SYNOPSIS: A medical experiment in England goes horribly wrong (imagine that!) and thousands of people are turned into incredibly fast, parkour performing zombie-like creatures. A small group of survivors (including Angela, the only person who was a part of the experiment that didn’t change) struggle to stay alive as they are attacked by the zombies over and over again. Will …

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Film Review: Blade Runner (1982)

SYNOPSIS: “In a cyberpunk vision of the future, man has developed the technology to create replicants, human clones used to serve in the colonies outside Earth but with fixed lifespans. In Los Angeles, 2019, Deckard is a Blade Runner, a cop who specializes in terminating replicants. Originally in retirement, he is forced to re-enter the force when four replicants escape …

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Film Review: Maggie (2015)

SYNOPSIS: A teenage girl in the Midwest becomes infected by an outbreak of a disease that slowly turns the infected into cannibalistic zombies. During her transformation, her loving father stays by her side. REVIEW: Far be it for me to say that I don’t enjoy a slow, thoughtful & depressing film every so often. Although I mainly watch (& write …

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Film Review: Demon Seed (1977)

SYNOPSIS: “Scientist Alex Harris, doing research on artificial intelligence, is working on a special kind of computer. This computer grows more and more powerful and eventually rapes the scientist’s wife, Susan Harris.” (courtesy IMDB) REVIEW: Star Wars IV: A New Hope (1977) was really high fantasy, and Close Encounters Of The Third Kind (1977) was more concerned with spirituality, but …

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Film Review: Starship Troopers (1997)

SYNOPSIS: “Earth is united under militaristic organization called the Federation. Even in school students like Johnny Rico are thought about importance of serving to the Federation. On the surface atmosphere looks pretty relaxed, Johnny is dating beautiful Carmen, he has successful high school football career, loyal friends and rich parents. In the background Federation is in war with highly intelligent …

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Film Review: Growth (2009)

  SYNOPSIS: Jamie has just discovered that she has inherited some land from her late uncle. Unfortunately the guy wasn’t the most stable person in the world and twenty years ago he had conducted a bizarre experiment ago involving parasitic creatures in order to better humankind. The experiment goes horribly wrong (of course) and many people are killed as a …

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