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Film Review: The Mooring (2012)

SYNOPSIS: Disaster strikes a group of teenage girls taking part in a summer camp excursion when they encounter a dangerous and deadly couple. Camp councilor, Nancy (Hallie Todd), takes her campers on a technology free trip down an Idaho river on a house boat. When the boat malfunctions stranding them in the wilderness, miles from civilization, alone and helpless, they …

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Film Review: Zombie Lake (1981)

SYNOPSIS: In a small lakeside town, young women are disappearing without a trace. The superstitious locals blame ”The Lake of Ghosts”, because of the lake’s haunting past, but the town’s mayor seems reluctant, or powerless to take any action. When another woman is found dead near the lake, with her throat ripped out, a reporter comes to town and soon …

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Film Review: Playdate (2012)

SYNOPSIS: A new family moves into the house next door to the Valentine family. While they become fast friends, Emilie Valentine starts to notice bruises and odd behavior from the two sons in the new family. Are they victims of child abuse? Or are there many twists and turns to finding out the real reason? (There are.) Turns out one …

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Film Review: Urban Flesh (1999)

SYNOPSIS: Heltimate Studio presents… an absolute thundering backside of a movie. This tells the tale of a group of Satanic cannibals who engage in bizarre sex magick before chomping down on their prey, in a free-for-all feeding frenzy. Such gruesome activity keeps the police investigation stuck in the mud – or should that be ‘stuck in the blood?’ – and …

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Film Review: U.F.O. (2012)

SYNOPSIS: Friends get together for a night out in a bar. Life is wonderful as a couple share their proposal moment. When, suddenly strange things start to happen. Loss of power. Throughout the city. No phones, no lights, just darkness as the friends try to cope. Then an invasion from UFOs, big ones! The sky is darkened by the ships …

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Film Review: Vamp U (2013)

SYNOPSIS: An ancient vampire who has renounced drinking human blood since killing his one true love finds his passion reawakened when the woman’s double enrols at the university where he teaches history. REVIEW: Also released under the terrible title DR LIMPTOOTH this movie turned out to be one of the most pleasant surprises I’ve had for quite some time. An …

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Film Review: Gremlins (1984)

SYNOPSIS: A boy inadvertently breaks 3 important rules concerning his new pet and unleashes a horde of malevolently mischievous monsters on a small town. REVIEW: I was but an innocent teenager when I managed to finagle my way into a free screening of Joe Dante’s amazing “Gremlins”. Well, actually I wasn’t all that innocent but it sounded good didn’t it? …

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Film Review: Mulberry Street (2006)

SYNOPSIS: A mysterious virus creates pandemonium as it spreads through the Big Apple in this eerie creature feature that gives new meaning to the term rat race. On a scorching day in Manhattan, the denizens of a tumbledown tenement on Mulberry Street grouse about the heat, but as night falls, they find themselves battling a horde of mutants turning powerless …

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Film Review: Barricade (2007)

SYNOPSIS: Camping in Germany, a group of friends encounter a tribe of violent cannibals in the woods. A lovely summer afternoon quickly turns into a fight for survival. Well what do you expect, camping in a place ominously known as The Black Forest? REVIEW: In a world in which we now have five Wrong Turn movies, seven Texas Chainsaw Massacres …

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Film Review: Seven Psychopaths (2012)

SYNOPSIS: A screenwriter pressing for deadlines is oblivious to becoming entangled in a vendetta between his best friend and a mafia boss whose dog has been kidnapped. REVIEW: Directed By: Martin McDonagh Starring: Sam Rockwell, Colin Farrell, Christopher Walken, Woody Harrelson Ever since first witnessing the initial trailers and advertisements for Seven Psychopaths I’d been dying to see this picture. …

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