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Film Review: Autumn (2009)

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Billions are dead and the few that are left start to realize they are not alone. Initially when the dead begin to rise, they are not very threatening. However, in a short period of time, the lurching bodies begin to get their most basic senses back and this makes them much more dangerous. When the dead become attracted to light and sound, the survivors have no option but to live … Continue reading

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Film Review: Shock Corridor (1963)

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“The ambitious journalist of the Daily Globe Johnny Barrett aims to win the Pulitzer Prize solving the murder of the inmate Slone, stabbed in the kitchen of a mental hospital with a butcher knife and witnessed by three insane interns. With the support of his boss and manager of the newspaper Swanson and the orientation of the psychiatrist Doctor Fong, Johnny simulates an incestuous situation with his stripper girlfriend Cathy, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Priest (2011)

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A priest disobeys church law to track down the vampires who kidnapped his niece.

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Once again The Black Saint has seen fit to stop by & give his opinion on the latest films playing at your local bijou. It seems like ages since I’ve posted anything, but in actuality it’s only been a little more than a week. I was lucky enough to attend the Creation “Weekend … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hereafter (2010)

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A drama centered on three people who are haunted by mortality in different ways. George (Damon) is a blue-collar American who has a special connection to the afterlife. On the other side of the world, Marie (de France), a French journalist, has a near-death experience that shakes her reality. And when Marcus (Frankie/George McLaren), a London schoolboy, loses the person closest to him, he desperately needs answers. Each on a … Continue reading

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Film Review: Bloodlust! (1961)

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“A group of teenagers vacationing in the tropics take a boat out to a seemingly deserted island. They soon find, however, that the island is inhabited by a wealthy recluse and his staff. While their host is initially hospitable, he quickly reveals his true purpose: to hunt down and kill each of his visitors, as he has done with everyone unlucky enough to set foot on his island.” (courtesy IMDB)

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Film Review: Deadly Friend (1986)

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Loosely adapted from Diana Henstell’s novel Friend, “Deadly Friend” revolves around boy genius Paul (Matthew Laborteaux) who has moved to a new town with his mother his mother and his robot pal that he built himself named BB. Paul soon falls in love with pretty neighbor Sam (Kristy Swanson), who lives with her abusive father. Things soon go downhill when BB (who has been showing signs of hostility of late) … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hunt To Kill (2010)

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A group of unhinged outlaws kidnap a US Border Agent and his daughter to guide them through the rugged northern terrain in order to hunt down a rogue member who has stolen their loot and is trying to cross the border into Canada. After being left for dead and fearing for his daughter’s safety, US Border Agent Jim Rhodes tracks down the surviving members of the outlaw thieves … Continue reading

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Film Review: Demon Seed (1977)

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“Scientist Alex Harris, doing research on artificial intelligence, is working on a special kind of computer. This computer grows more and more powerful and eventually rapes the scientist’s wife, Susan Harris.” (courtesy IMDB)

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Star Wars IV: A New Hope (1977) was really high fantasy, and Close Encounters Of The Third Kind (1977) was more concerned with spirituality, but one 1977 science fiction film that deserves to be called … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Hamiltons (2006)

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Four young adult siblings try to fend for themselves after the mysterious death of their parents. But they harbor some dark secrets which include abducting and killing strangers…

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Directed by The Butcher Brothers, “The Hamiltons” at first glance reminded me a lot of “An American Family”. Remember that one kiddies? It was basically the first reality show & featured the daily going on’s of the Loud family. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Moontrap (1989)

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“During a routine flight, two veteran space shuttle pilots discover an alien artifact and bring it back to earth. It soon turns out to be an extraterrestrial war robot, which is able to recycle any biological or technical material for its own deadly use. The two astronauts are sent to the moon where NASA expects to uncover the mystery of the alien robot’s origin. They discover an ancient humanoid culture … Continue reading

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Film Review: Paradise Lost 2: Revelations (2000)

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Horrific, disturbing and absolutely fascinating, the Emmy nominated Paradise Lost 2: Revelations reviews the chilling saga from HBO’s award winning hit, Paradise Lost: The child murders at Robin Hood Hills. Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky return to West Memphis, Arkansas to reexamine the most notorious murder case in the state’s history, revealing startling new evidence and exploring the ironies and ambiguities of a mystery that refuses to go away.

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Film Review: Night Train (2009)

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A med student (Leelee Sobieski), a salesman (Steve Zahn) and a train conductor (Danny Glover) become unlikely allies when a passenger dies on their night train, leaving behind a fortune in diamonds. Deciding to dump the body and split the loot, the trio embarks on a gruesome mission. Disposing of the corpse, however, proves to be tricky, and the conspirators become increasingly fearful of one another in this Brian King-helmed … Continue reading

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Film Review: Bluebeard (1944)

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“A killer of young women, dubbed Bluebeard, is loose in Paris. Lucille and her friends meet Gaston Morrell, a puppeteer. He invites them to a show the next night – they go. Afterwards, he walks with Lucille, she offers to make costumes for his next show, he accepts, and feelings develop that may lead to love. She suspects he has a tragic past. Meanwhile, his leaving the show with Lucille … Continue reading

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Film Review: Sacred Flesh (2000)

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The uncontrollable virginity of women has become as dangerous to the Church as uncontrollable sexuality. There are those who question all aspects of women and who see the female as the harbinger of the Devil, bewitching all men with her cunning.

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Sacred Flesh with its classy dialog and Shakespearian flair could easily be subtitled “Sister Mary wants to get laid!” There’s trouble brewing at the nuns of … Continue reading

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Film Review: Cirque du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant (2009)

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Things get freaky fast for 16-year-old Darren Shan (Chris Massoglia) when his friend (Josh Hutcherson) takes him to a circus that’s chockfull of sideshow oddities. There, he meets vampire Larten Crepsley (John C. Reilly) and receives a life-changing bite on the neck. As the newest member of the mysterious Cirque du Freak troupe, Darren keeps company with Madame Truska (Salma Hayek) and sparks a war between the vampires and their … Continue reading

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Miramax Hellraiser Series (4 set)

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While we try and get to all the movies themselves – in which we HAVE per the single reviews, We know a great deal when we see it. 3 things – HellRaiser, Walmart, $5. The set of 4 are 3 really good Hellraiser movies…and as far as I’m concered, HR 3 is a standalone great. Those who experienced the early years, know that it took decades for #3 to even arrive on … Continue reading

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