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Film Review: Project Almanac (2015)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: A group of teens discover secret plans of a time machine, and construct one. However, things start to get out of control. REVIEW: Project Almanac confidently blends time travel, teen adventure drama and found footage into an entertaining lightweight cinema fare. While it never takes advantage of its own premise and stumbles in its third act, the …

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Film Review: Out of the Dark (2014)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A couple and their daughter moves to Colombia to take over a family manufacturing plant, only to realize their new home is haunted. REVIEW: So this is a ghost story, but it’s also something else. The story follows Paul and Sarah Harriman ( Scott Speedman, Julia Stiles) and their daughter Hannah (Pixie Davies) as they leave …

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Film Review: Torched (2004)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Deanna, a young, pretty and upwardly mobile nurse is about to face the most difficult challenge of her life…Deciding whether five men should live or die. In a moment which would change her life forever, Deanna is brutally raped, but the pain she suffered is nothing compared to that which her five suspects are about to …

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Film Review: Ragnarok (2013)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: The ancient and modern worlds collide when archaeologist Sigurd Svendsen finds the true meaning of the secret runes found in the Oseberg ship. REVIEW: I love me a viking film, truly I do. Most of the time, you get something really cheesy or, at best, wildly historically inaccurate. To have a chance to see a viking …

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Film Review: The Signal (2014)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: On a road trip, Nic and two friends are drawn to an isolated area by a computer genius. When everything suddenly goes dark, Nic regains consciousness – only to find himself in a waking nightmare. REVIEW: The Signal, William Eubank’s second stab at directing, poses two common enemies against each in a war older than time …

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Film Review: Adverse Effects (2011)

Adverse Reacttions - Reacciones adversas

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Daniel is a young man suffering from low self-esteem, who is incapable of defending himself from the abuses of employers and of society in general. He is medicated with antidepressants to make his monotonous life more bearable; however, far from helping him, the medication worsens his condition with hallucinations and psychotic thoughts of vengeance that lead …

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Film Review: The Ouija Resurrection

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: A group of unsuspecting theatre goers are trapped, after a ravenous spirit is resurrected and released from a Ouija board. REVIEW: I looked this up before I got started. The title I found for it is actually The Ouija Experiment 2:Theater of Death. Apparently this is a sequel to another film. Having not seen the first one, …

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Film Review: Reclaim (2014)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A desperate American couple discovers all is not what it seems when they uncover a high-stakes underground scam while traveling abroad. To expose the truth and get back to the U.S., they must risk their lives to save their daughter. REVIEW: Over the past year, John Cusack’s career has taken a bizarre turn. Along with doing …

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Film Review: Dracula Untold (2014)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: The prince of Transylvania, Vlad Tepes, must choose between his duty and his people when the Turks demand 1000 of his boys for their army. Facing unbeatable odds, Vlad takes a dark path that will change his life forever. REVIEW: Universal is ready to create their own franchise driven cinematic universe targeting the Universal Monsters as a …

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