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Film Review: SAW (2004)

SYNOPSIS: Would you die to live? That’s what two men, Adam (Leigh Whannell) and Gordon (Cary Elwes), have to ask themselves when they’re paired up in a deadly situation. Abducted by a serial killer, they’re both holed up in a prison constructed with such ingenuity that they may not be able to escape before their captor decides it’s time to …

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Film Review: The Awakening (1980)

SYNOPSIS:  Matthew Corbeck is an archeologist who spent most of his young career searching for the tomb of a “nameless” Egyptian queen. Lucky for him on the day of his daughter Margaret birth he finds the tomb and finds that the one who was nameless was actually Queen Kara. As we flash forward into Matthews career we find him teaching …

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Film Review: Ghost Machine (2010)

SYNOPSIS: Two technicians battle a vengeful spirit that has infected their stolen military software. REVIEW: Modern concepts combined with horror sometimes work and sometimes don’t depending on if the trend is pushed on the audience or just accepted as something new. Ghost Machine takes a modern idea and blends it nicely around a horror film scenario. A special forces team …

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Film Review: Curio (2010)

SYNOPSIS: A young American widow named Lauren (Jennifer Bryer) and her daughter, Emily (Sydney Wade) return to England to inherit a country home of a distant relative of her late husband. Alone in the Yorkshire countryside, Lauren finds her life turned upside down when a neighbor dies in her new home during a tarot reading. Suddenly on the run with …

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Film Review: The Maze (2010)

SYNOPSIS: Five friends break into a closed corn maze in the middle of the night and decide to play a harmless game of tag. Little do they know that a psychopathic killer has decided to play along. As they wander aimlessly through the maze the murderer follows closely behind, taunting them and watching their every move. The game turns deadly …

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Film Review: Piranha (1978)

SYNOPSIS: Two self-righteous idiots accidentally release a genetically-altered species of piranha into a stream. From there, both the piranha and the idiots slowly make their way downstream to various swimming holes and resorts, each in their own way wreaking havoc REVIEW: Written by: John Sayles and Richard Robinson Directed by: Joe Dante Starring: Bradford Dillman, Heather Menzies, Kevin McCarthy, Keenan …

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Film Review: Slow Torture Puke Chamber (2010)

SYNOPSIS: Insane, sadistic director Lucifer Valentine completes his Vomit Gore Trilogy with Slow Torture Puke Chamber!, the final chapter in the continuing “adventures” of Angela, the teen runaway who’s been subjected to some of the most graphic and horrifying tortures we’ve ever seen put to video in the first two installments. Again, Valentine uses horrifying tortures, excessive vomiting, excessive bloodletting …

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Film Review: Zombie Driftwood (2010)

SYNOPSIS: When a cruise ship full of Caribbean tourists turn into zombies two metal fans must battle against zombie Armageddon armed only with a baseball bat, booze…and bagpipes. REVIEW: Director – Bob Carruthers Starring – Brian Braggs, Rita Estevanovich, Peter Kosa Zombies seem to be everywhere these days. Their proliferation seems to be unstoppable. Like the waves and waves of …

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Film Review: Citadel (2012)

SYNOPSIS: The unlikely duo of an agoraphobic single father and depraved priest team up to destroy a group of demonic children that rule with carnage and mayhem the streets a destitute European city. REVIEW: Directed By: Ciaran Foy Starring: Aneurin Barnard, James Cosmo, Wunmi Mosaku, Jake Wilson, Amy Shiels Citadel, a low budget import from the Ireland plays heavily on the …

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Film Review: Flick (2008)

SYNOPSIS: Memphis cop Lieutenant McKenzie is called in to investigate a series of strange deaths and weird sightings following the resurrection of a murder victim from the 1950s(a local boy) who is brought back to life in modern times and tries to find his teenage sweetheart who is now aged 62 and also to seek revenge for his death. REVIEW: …

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Film Review: The Wizard of Gore (2008)

SYNOPSIS: Magic, madness and mayhem join in this diabolical remake of the 1970 horror cult classic. Crispin Glover (Willard) stars as a master illusionist whose female audience participants (The Suicide Girls) are hideously murdered onstage, only to miraculously reappear untouched. But when a smart reporter (Kip Pardue, Remember the Titans) finds they re later turning up dead with the same …

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Film Review: Percy Jackson and the Olympians – The Lightning Thief (2010)

SYNOPSIS: It’s the 21st century, but the gods of Mount Olympus and assorted monsters have walked out of the pages of high school student Percy Jackson’s Greek mythology texts and into his life. And they’re not happy: Zeus’ lightning bolt has been stolen, and Percy is the prime suspect. Even more troubling is the sudden disappearance of Percy’s mother. As …

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