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Film Review: Direct your own Damn Movie (2009)


SYNOPSIS: Studio? You don’t need no stinkin’ studio! Or at least that’s the gist of Troma Entertainment president Lloyd Kaufman’s message in this how-to series that includes interviews with directors such as Dario Argento, Stan Lee, Trey Parker and Matt Stone. Over the course of the program, you’ll learn the ins and outs of writing a script, mastering the preproduction ...

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Film Review: Repligator (1996)


SYNOPSIS: At a top secret military research facility scientists working on rival projects find that their work, when combined, turns soldiers first into sex-mad women and then into walking alligators. REVIEW: An ultra-low budget sci-fi comedy this cheerfully inept movie makes a virtue of its trashiness by setting its standards incredibly low and whenever the plot, such as it is, ...

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Film Revew: War of the Dead (2011)


SYNOPSIS: During World War II, a squadron of American and Finnish soldiers encounter a Nazi strong hold in the Russian forest. Before long, they discover that the German scientists have been experimenting on the local population attempting to create the ultimate undying warrior to reinforce their front lines making them unbeatable. However, their experiments turned against them and now the ...

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Film Review: Rammbock (aka Seige of the Dead) (2010)


SYNOPSIS: Just when Michael arrives in Berlin to visit his ex-girlfriend Gabi, a terrible virus starts spreading across the city at a rapid pace, turning people into mindless homicidal maniacs. Much to Michael’s concern, Gabi’s not home; instead, he meets Harper, a teenage plumber’s apprentice at work in her apartment block. Together, they manage to barricade themselves when raging hordes ...

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Film Review: Puzzled (2010)


SYNOPSIS: When Emily, an elderly widowed woman, runs out of puzzles to complete she receives a strange package on her front porch. Little does she know it comes with a deadly surprise within. Some puzzles are never meant to be finished. REVIEW: Directed by: Stephen Corron Written by: Stephen Corron Starring: Madge Levinson, Athena Prychodko Growing old with another is ...

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Film Review: SickGirl (2007)


SYNOPSIS: Young Izzy (Leslie Andrews) is a girl with issues. Her parents may be dead. Her older brother is fighting in Iraq and she’s raising her younger brother, Kevin, all by herself. Things are tough but, with the help of her motorcycle-riding friend Barney, she deals with her situation the best she can. Unfortunately, Izzy isn’t exactly stable… and her ...

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Film Review: Lady Vengeance (2005)


(aka Sympathy for Lady Vengeance) SYNOPSIS: The final installment of director Chan Wook Park’s revenge trilogy (preceded by Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance and Oldboy) chronicles the efforts of Lee Geum-ja (Yeong-ae Lee) — known to her cellmates as “the kind Ms. Geum-ja” — to track down the man who betrayed her. Taking the rap for her accomplice and incarcerated for ...

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Film Review: Shogun’s Sadism: The Joys of Torture 2 (1976) – CAT III


SYNOPSIS: While marketed as a sequel to Shogun’s Sadism: The Joys of Torture, The Joys of Torture 2 is neither directed by Teruo Ishii and does not seem to be an official sequel. However it is set, as is the former, during the Japanese Edo era and takes its inspiration from the horrific and grotesque forms of torture used during ...

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Film Review: Don’t Go In The Woods (2010)


SYNOPSIS: A young band heads to the woods in order to focus on writing new songs. Hoping to emerge with new music that will score them their big break, they instead find themselves in the middle of a nightmare beyond comprehension. REVIEW: “Don’t Go In The Woods” is the directorial debut of Vincent D’Onofrio, an actor known for his roles ...

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