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Film Review: Diary Of A Madman (1963)

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SYNOPSIS: “Simon Cordier is a well-respected magistrate who visits a condemned prisoner, Louis Girot, just before the man’s execution. Girot again pleads his innocence insisting that he has been taken over by a spirit that forced him to commit his crimes. Cordier doesn’t believe him and the man suddenly dies. Cordier does however note a rapid change in his personality …

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Film Review: May (2002)


SYNOPSIS: A lonely young woman traumatized by a difficult childhood and her increasingly desperate attempts to connect with the people around her is sent into a murderous tailspin. REVIEW: I can’t believe it’s been fourteen years since the release of Lucky McKee’s MAY. There have been many great horror films since then but nothing comes close to touching the sheer …

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Film Review: The Hollow (2015)


SYNOPSIS: Three sisters lose their parents in a fiery car crash and head to Shelter Island to live with their Aunt. Unfortunately they arrive just in time to experience the reawakening of a century-old curse that will threaten the lives of everyone on the island. REVIEW: The Hollow takes place in the Pacific Northwest on Shelter Island which can only …

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Film Review: Mary Loss of Soul (2014)


SYNOPSIS: After disappearing one night while vacationing at her family’s lake house, fifteen year old Mary seems far from quite the same. Sullen, filled with angst and melancholy, at first glance she appears to be just like any other teenaged girl. Yet even her family can’t quite seem to connect with her. After closer investigation its evident Mary’s soul has …

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Film Review: Zoombies (2016)


SYNOPSIS: When a strange virus quickly spreads through a safari park and turns all the zoo animals undead, those left in the park must stop the creatures before they escape and zombify the whole city. REVIEW: I am by no means The Asylum movies’ connoisseur. I don’t like their “let’s conceive a crazy idea and make cult movie!” approach, because, …

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Film Review: Death Becomes Her (1992)


SYNOPSIS: When a woman learns of an immortality treatment, she sees it as a way to outdo her long-time rival. REVIEW: There are questions and themes that always seem to come up throughout the centuries of stories that exist. These concepts manage to capture the minds of audiences. They are intriguing in ways that keep them repeating throughout literature, film, …

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Film Review: Sharkansas Women’s Prison Massacre (2016)


SYNOPSIS: When a fracking environmental accident rips apart the earth’s crust, the resulting hole lets out prehistoric sharks from underground. The sharks target a group of women and trap them in a cabin. REVIEW: I love myself a good B-movie; pure unpretentious fun – no strings attached. Jim Wynorski used to be very reliable when it comes to delivering this …

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Film Review: I Am ZoZo (2012)


SYNOPSIS: I Am ZoZo is a psychological thriller about five young people who play with a Ouija board on Halloween and attract the attention of a malevolent demon. The film is based on real experiences with an ancient and malevolent spirit called ZoZo that attaches itself to people exclusively through Ouija boards. REVIEW: In the world of DTV (Direct To …

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