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Film Review: Quatermass II (1957)

SYNOPSIS: “Professor Quatermass, trying to gather support for Moon colonization, is intrigued by the mysterious traces that have been showing up on his radar – meteorites crashing down. Following them to the place where they should be landing he finds a destroyed village, a mysterious factory too close to his designs for the Moon colony for comfort, and some strange …

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Film Review: Doomsday (2008)

SYNOPSIS: A futuristic action thriller where a team of people work to prevent a disaster threatening the future of the human race. REVIEW: Director – Neil Marshall Starring – Rhona Mitra, Bob Hoskins, Malcolm McDowell When I received this current pack of movies to review and I saw that one of them was titled “Doomsday,” well, I just had to …

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Film Review: Exit No. 6 (2006)

SYNOPSIS: This summer, legendary stuntman Van Dine, seeking his way out of life around “Exit No.6”, involves in a series of mysterious missing events with buddies Vance, Fion, Vivian. During Van Dine’s investigation, all evidence leads to a new Blog “Autumn Leaves Club” The terrifying truth that lies beneath will soon be exposed REVIEW: It’s only fair to warn you …

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Film Review: My Grandmother (short film) (2008)

SYNOPSIS: A girl visits her grandmother’s grave, haunted by morbid feelings at heart. REVIEW: A young red headed girl heads out to visit her grandmother’s grave and offer up a bouquet of flowers. Later she finds herself locked in the family’s mansion bathroom assumed by the same grandmother. The grandmother proceeds to eventually visit and assumingly release this young girl. …

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Film Review: The Pencil ‘mobile ident’ (short film) (2012)

SYNOPSIS: One of the 12 idents created for Film4 Frightfest 2012, which played before the feature films to remind people to switch their phones off! REVIEW: This “really” short film was used as a impact commercial in response to the idea of “turning off one’s cell phone” during a film presentation. In fact it only runs about 33 seconds, though …

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Film Review: Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)

SYNOPSIS: Alice fights alongside a resistance movement in the continuing battle against the Umbrella Corporation and the undead. REVIEW: Milla Jovovich as Alice returns with another chapter in the “Resident Evil” franchise. As usual the conditions around her keep getting worse. Deemed a weapon herself, she seems to have been relieved of her super powers for this entry. Though have …

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Film Review: Killing Brooke (2012)

SYNOPSIS: On the heels of their wedding, lovers Brooke and Chloe meet a mysterious stranger that coerces them into one debaucherous deed after another. REVIEW: Directed By: David Zagorski Starring: Alex Fandel, Dina Baker, Colin Allen, Kt Baldassaro, Johnny Donaldson, Hryb Killing Brooke certainly had a lot of potential. I’m sure it looked like the next big thing, on paper …

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Film Review: Divided Into Zero (short film) (1999)

SYNOPSIS: A non-linear surrealistic horror film documenting a man’s broken descent into isolation, body mutilation, paedophilia and murder. REVIEW: “Divided by Zero”, a short film by Mitch Davis, takes an abstract approach with several segments that involve a series of emotional contexts. While they all seem unrelated, (at first) the impact varies with each as we journey thru the boy’s …

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Film Review: Hellgate (2011)

SYNOPSIS: A western businessman (Cary Elwes), his Thai wife and son experience a horrible accident while visiting Bangkok. In the aftermath, they find there is a shadow world between life and death where endless darkness lies. REVIEW: This film is also known in some places as Shadows, which did at first cause some confusion, but I personally think that Shadows …

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