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Film Review: Planet of the Vampire Women (2011)


SYNOPSIS: PLANET OF THE VAMPIRE WOMEN is an action-packed sci-fi adventure of the galaxy’s sexiest space pirates who pull off the ultimate heist only to crash into a nightmare world of unrelenting horror! REVIEW: It isn’t often that I see something new that causes me to revert to being an adolescent aside from the things that I had discovered during ...

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Film Review: Prince of Darkness (1987)


SYNOPSIS: A research team finds a mysterious cylinder in a deserted church. If opened, it could mean the end of the world. REVIEW: Prince of Darkness (1987), one of Carpenter’s more darker films, of which one would assume a vampire king of sorts, actually refers to Satan and his darker leader. Darker leader? Now there’s an interesting concept….an evil force ...

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Film Review: Nazis at the Center of the Earth (2012)

Nazis at the Center of the Earth

SYNOPSIS: Researchers in Antarctica are abducted by a team of masked storm troopers. They are dragged deep underground to a hidden continent in the center of the earth. Here Nazi survivors, their bodies a horrifying patchwork of decaying and regenerated flesh, are planning for the revival of the Third Reich. REVIEW: Just when you think that you’ve seen it all, ...

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Film Review: The Afflicted (2010)


SYNOPSIS: A story of incomprehensible abuse delivered by an explosively violent mother of four. Journey through the mind of a child that experiences a living hell, defined and defended by the twisted religious beliefs of her mother. REVIEW: β€œThe Afflicted” is an incredibly depressing film. One that leaves you with a bad taste in your mouth and feeling a little ...

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Film Review: 42nd Street Forever: The Blu-ray Edition (2012)


SYNOPSIS: Synapse Films’ best-selling 42nd Street Forever series has been a favorite of grindhouse and exploitation fans around the world. This colossal best of collection combines a selection of vintage theatrical trailers from the first two volumes of the series and mixes them up with some all-new selections! Remastered in true 1080p high definition, this mind-numbing dose of classic original ...

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Film Review: Altered States (1980)


SYNOPSIS: A Harvard scientist conducts experiments on himself with a hallucinatory drug and an isolation chamber that may be causing him to regress genetically. REVIEW: β€œAltered States” β€œHe who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.” -Dr. Johnson. This film is a juggernaut of intellectual and stylistic eye candy, it is apocalyptic in ...

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Film Review: Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains (1982)


SYNOPSIS: Corrine Burns retreats far into plans for her band, The Fabulous Stains, after her mother’s death. So far that she gets them (she and two cousins) on a tour with a washed-out glam-rock group and a rising British punk band, radically changes her appearance, attracts a cult following and national media attention. With luck like this, what could go ...

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Film Review: Superman The Movie (1978)

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SYNOPSIS: “Unable to convince the ruling council of Krypton that their world will destroy itself soon, scientist Jor-El takes drastic measures to preserve the Kryptonian race: He sends his infant son Kal-El to Earth. There, gaining great powers under Earth’s yellow sun, he will become a champion of truth and justice. Raised by the Kents, an elderly farm couple, Clark ...

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Film Review: Underworld Awakening (2012)


SYNOPSIS: When human forces discover the existence of the Vampire and Lycan clans, a war to eradicate both species commences. The vampire warrioress Selene leads the battle against humankind. REVIEW: I never expected the “Underworld” franchise to get this far. After the 2nd one I truly expected any further entries in the series to go straight to video, despite the ...

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Film Review: Chronicle (2012)


SYNOPSIS: Three high school friends gain superpowers after making an incredible discovery. Soon, though, they find their lives spinning out of control and their bond tested as they embrace their darker sides. REVIEW: Found footage style cam has gotten inventive. “Chronicle” is the latest in this style that while using the trademark “carry-a-camera-around” look and feel is actually a bigger ...

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