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Film Review: The Summer of Massacre (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Hold onto your barf bag. You might need it by the end of the film as you view the slicing, tearing, ripping, gashing, stabbing, impaling, beating, squishing, choking, burning, staking, cutting, hacking, dismembering, decapitating, hanging, bashing, dicing, chopping, crushing, pounding, spearing, scalping, suffocating, deaths the psychotic serial killers hand out to anyone that is in their path of vengeance. …

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Film Review: Another Earth (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Rhoda Williams is a bright student preparing to graduate high school and begin classes at MIT. She is surrounded by friends and family, celebrating her acceptance into the prestigious school and drives home intoxicated. Her life is sent spiraling off course when she becomes distracted by the appearance of another Earth in the night sky and collides head on …

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Film Review: The Hike (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Kate and four of her girlfriends venture into the British countryside for a getaway weekend hiking trip. Along their journey to their favorite camping spot, Sunset Point, they encounter a number of others hiking and camping nearby from a group of Eastern Europeans living off the land to a trio of rock climbing lads. When one of the girls …

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Film Review: Apollo 18 (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Decades-old found footage from NASA’s abandoned Apollo 18 mission, where two American astronauts were sent on a secret expedition, reveals the reason the U.S. has never returned to the moon. REVIEW:  If you found yourself confused with the footage aspect and adverts, rest assured this film is just fiction. It also is entirely shot in POV found footage style …

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Film Review: Someone Down There Likes Me | Nekdo tam dole me má rád (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: Confined to a wheelchair, Otto prays and prays for an opportunity for revenge. To go after the men who raped and murder his wife and daughter infront of his very eyes. His prayers will soon be answered but not from the Almighty, rather from a friend down below. REVIEW: This one comes off a suggestion list for depraved movies. …

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Film Review: Gingerdead Man 3: Saturday Night Cleaver (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: After escaping from jail, The Gingerdead Man finds himself in a time machine headed for 1976. He arrives in the middle of a roller-boogie contest… but the party is just getting started for the infamous cookie killer. After taking in the sights of the beautiful roller girls, Gingerdead gets back to his old murderous ways, causing more bloody mayhem …

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Film Review: No Reason (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: Suddenly Jennifer is torn from her comfortable and non-assuming (inconspicuous) life. While planning to move, the young mother and her husband will experience anything but an ordinary day! It all begins with a strange visit from her soon to be ex neighbor, the postman who mentions an urgent need. Later, when coming home from grocery shopping, Jennifer discovers an …

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Film Review: Bat $#*! Crazy (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Joseph has one friend in the world with whom he shares his problems; everyone else just sees Joseph as missing a little cheese off his cracker. These problems include a girlfriend (who isn’t really his girlfriend anymore) who is being unfaithful, a missing dog, people talking about him at work, and now someone, or something, is following him. He’s …

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Film Review: Alyce Kills (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Alyce (Jade Dorfeld) is a fragile mind, a girl who acts on a random, deranged impulse resulting in the death of her best friend Carroll (Tamara Feldman) and that alters her life forever. Overcome with guilt, Alyce is tormented by her actions and spirals into a world of sex, drugs and violence. With each passing day, each darker step …

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Film Review: Umbrage – The First Vampire (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: When a dysfunctional family moves into a remote farm, they find themselves in the middle of a centuries-old feud. As night falls hard, terror emerges from the darkness in the form of a deadly seductress, and a cowboy vampire hell-bent on revenge… REVIEW: Written and Directed by Drew Cullingham Starring: Doug Bradley, Rita Ramnani, Jonnie Hurn “I’m not a …

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Film Review: The Hagstone Demon (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: One year after the suicide of his late wife, Julie (Gizelle Erickson), Douglas Elmore (Mark Borchardt) takes up residence in an old apartment complex known as “The Hagstone” as the building’s caretaker. It’s temporary employment as the dwelling is declared unfit for living and the residents have only a few months to find somewhere else to live. As the …

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Film Review: Mum & Dad (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: Mum and Dad, and their ‘adopted’ children, Birdie & Elbie, work at the airport. The family live off whatever they scavenge from cargo holds, offices and hotels – including a steady stream of transient workers who populate the airport’s soulless hub. When Lena, a young Polish office cleaner, is befriended by Birdie, she gets drawn into a nightmarish world …

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Film Review: Hellboy (2004)

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SYNOPSIS: A demon, raised from infancy after being conjured by and rescued from the Nazis, grows up to become a defender against the forces of darkness. REVIEW: With the rush of superhero films raking in the audiences, it was only a matter of time before director Guillermo del Toro got on board with his own adaptation. Hellboy though is unlike …

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Film Review: The Tapes (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Fame-hungry Gemma asks her boyfriend Danny and his media student mate Nathan to film her Big Brother audition. They hear about a sex party and change course, but soon wish they hadn’t as the party goers turn out to be devil worshippers. REVIEW: “The Tapes” is another entry in the tired (or not-so-tired, depending on your point of view) …

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Film Review: Hisss (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: Based on the Far Eastern myth of the snake woman who is able to take on human form. REVIEW: “Hisss” is a very recent horror/thriller from India, ripe with comedic interludes. It also ventures into strong dramatic territory at times. It’s low budget roots show, even though it had an estimated budget of six million dollars. It follows a …

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