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Film Review: Headhunter: The Assessment Weekend (2010)

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A motley group of business students in Berlin, Germany sign up for Takahashi Corp.’s assessment weekend, hoping to land one of the coveted spots with the consulting company. Under the watchful eye of a company psychologist, the team-working and improvisational skills of the aspirants will be put to the test in a survival-type situation. But nothing goes according to plan – the group arrives to find the base camp completely … Continue reading

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Film Review: Alien from the Deep (1989)

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Somewhere deep in the jungle a chemical corporation dumps tons of toxic waste in a still active volcano. Two environmentalists try to expose these illegal ways of getting rid of hugely dangerous waste, but they get caught by the vigilantes working for the company. One of them, the super-hot Maria Giulia Cavalli, manages to escape and she is saved by a snake farmer who lives alone in … Continue reading

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Film Review: El Monstro del Mar (2010)

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In a small Australian coastal town, a trio of female hired killers are hiding away in a seaside shack. Shortly after they arrive the they run afoul a cranky old neighbor after taking a dip in the ocean. Shaking his fist, he urges them to stay out of the water warning of the dangers that lie in the deep igniting a feud between him and the girls until his granddaughter, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Vampire Circus (1972)

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A little girl is brutally slain by a vampire in a tiny 19th century Austrian village. Seeking revenge, the townspeople invade the foreboding castle of Count Mitterhaus and kill him for the crime. As the Count dies, he curses the villagers and vows that their children will all die so that he may someday return to life. Fifteen years later, as the village is ravaged by … Continue reading

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Film Review: Svengali (1931)

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“Svengali is a singing teacher, pianist and general music impresario living in Paris. He has special talents as he is able to mesmerize others through his music and through his strong hypnotic powers. He uses these talents specifically to seduce his female students for his own evil monetary gains. He discards them just as easily when they are no longer of use to him. After he hears her sing (despite … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Adjustment Bureau (2011)

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The affair between a politician and a ballerina is affected by mysterious forces keeping the lovers apart.

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Inspired by the short story “Adjustment Team” by Philip K. Dick which was first published in Orbit Science Fiction, Sept-Oct 1954, “The Adjustment Bureau” is a definite story of freewill, inspiration and that notion that there is some kind of secret society hanging in the wings. Though the idea arrives in an … Continue reading

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Film Review: Diary of a Sex Offender (2009)

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Michael Regardie is a lonely, delusional and sick religious zealot of his own invented faith – a faith that justifies hideous rituals of murder, rape and sexual torture.

Absolution from his escalating nihilism and debauchery may lie in his latest victim. But as salvation seems at hand, a specter from his past demands revenge…

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Written and Directed by: John Niflheim
Starring: Peter Grouse, Allison Quick, Karma Jean, Penny … Continue reading

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Film Review: Mega Python vs Gatoroid (2011)

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There’s a crisis in the Florida Everglades as giant pythons are threatening the alligator population.

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Written by: Naomi L. Selfman
Directed by: Mary Lambert
Starring: Deborah Gibson, Tiffany, A Martinez, Kathryn Joosten

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Pythons are pissing off the locals in the Flo-rida Everglades by growing bigger and angrier and eating everything from the gator population to dogs to the locals themselves. The Park Rangers, led … Continue reading

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Film Review: All About Evil (2010)

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Deborah (Natashia Lyonne) was raised to be in show business by her over-enthusiastic, loving but naive father. Never amounting to much, she grows to become a shy librarian instead; however, things take a grisly turn when her father leaves her his old movie house, the Victoria, after his passing. When threatened by her step-mother, Deborah snaps and releases the killer inside. With the help of her misguided projectionist, Deborah turns the … Continue reading

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Film Review: High Plains Invaders (2009)

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In the early 20th century, aliens of the giant metallic insect variety invade a remote Western mining town in a mission to find enough uranium to fuel their spaceship. Retired outlaw Sam Danville (James Marsters) leads a motley band against the menace. For the human survivors, the mystery of what these nightmarish invaders really are — and what exactly they want — is just the beginning of their problems.

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Film Review: Hidden (aka Skjult) (2009)

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Some terrible things happened to Kai Koss when he was a child. Returning back home after twenty years so that he may bury his mother only begins to awaken the memory of some of these horrible things. Kai finds however that most of the small town is suspicious of his arrival, and most aren’t too happy about it. Worst of all Kai finds out a secret that his mother has kept hidden from … Continue reading

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Film Review: Husk (2010)

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A group of friends stranded near a desolate cornfield find shelter in an old farmhouse, though they soon discover the dwelling is the center of a supernatural ritual.

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When I first heard the title of the film “Husk” that I would be reviewing, my first thought was that it was about a killer elephant that used its husks as a weapon of … Continue reading

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Film Review: Haunted Echoes (2008)

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Guy and Laura have recently suffered a parent’s worst nightmare: their eight-year-old daughter Kimberly was abducted from her bedroom and murdered. They move to a charming old house in need of repair, hoping the project will alleviate their pain but they soon find themselves haunted by a young female spirit; is it their daughter or another entity using the grieving couple for its own sinister purposes?

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Film Review: The Open Door (2008)

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A pirate radio station is granting callers their hearts’ desires. But as some teenagers find out, be careful what you wish for.

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Written and Directed by: Doc Duhame
Starring: Catherine Georges, Sarah Christine Smith, Ryan Doom, Daniel Booko

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Angela is in trouble. Not in an “unplanned pregnancy, don’t know who the father is” way, but as in a “got home late, got … Continue reading

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Film Review: Bitter Feast (2010)

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A celebrity chef exacts revenge on a food blogger who torpedoes his career.

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Written & Directed by: Joe Maggio
Starring: James Le Gros, Joshua Leonard, Amy Seimetz, Larry Fessenden, and Chef Mario Batali

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Iron Chef Peter Gray just can’t seem to catch a break…he loses his TV show, his kickass restaurant job, his woman, his self-respect, and finally, his mind. So does he look inward … Continue reading

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Film Review: Twisted Tales (1994)

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Far from the DARKSIDE, away from the ZONE, TWISTED TALES is a cut above the rest. In NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH Joey exaggerates everything-his way with women, his drinking stamina and his fighting prowess-to such an extent that his lies spring to life and come after him. That is, until he makes up a story big enough to kill him. THE SHOOTING: Tommy is in trouble-there’s a corpse in his … Continue reading

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Film Review: Trilogy of Blood: Deadneks – (short) (2010)

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SEE the BLOOD! FEEL the TERROR! HEAR the PSYCHOBILLY SICKNESS!!!! Experience the sensory TRIPLE-SKULL-FUCK that is…TRILOGY OF BLOOD!!!!!!!! When a trio of sexy city gals picks up a broken-down hillbilly in the backwoods of Virginia – the three kittens get A LOT more than they bargained for when they accept the drifter’s invitation to a down-home barbecue. What these lovely ladies don’t know just may hurt ‘em – … Continue reading

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Film Review: Treevenge (short film) (2008)

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After the relentless cruelties & indignities imposed upon them by humans, Christmas trees finally have had enough & strike back on a cold & frosty morning.

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A fairly well used concept in horror: take an ordinary object or creature and to turn it into an object to be feared. Horror fans are all probably familiar with stories involving the wreaking of revenge by frogs (FROGS), ants (THEM), … Continue reading

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Film Review: Stone (2010)

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Parole officer Jack Mabry (Robert De Niro) has only a few weeks left before retirement and wishes to finish out the cases he’s been assigned. One such case is that of Gerald “Stone” Creeson (Edward Norton), a convicted arsonist who is up for parole. Jack is initially reluctant to indulge Stone in the coarse banter he wishes to pursue and feels little sympathy for the prisoner’s pleads for an early … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Bleeding (2009)

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Surrounded by carnage, slaughter, brutal crashes and total mayhem, Shawn Black is in a race to save the world from pure evil.

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Into every generation a slayer is born, not the spunky little lady we love and know as Buffy, but the muscular ex-soldier known as Shawn Black. The box art for “The Bleeding” focuses on some larger names who make very small … Continue reading

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Film Review: Drive Angry 3D (2011)

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 A man escapes from Hell on a mission to rescue his granddaughter from being sacrificed by a Satanic cult.

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What is it with Nicholas Cage these days? I know he has had some financila troubles as of late & he might need the money but he seems to have a new movie out every other month or so. And they aren’t the prestige parts that he received after winning … Continue reading

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