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Film Review: The Burning (1981)

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SYNOPSIS: A former summer camp caretaker, horribly burned from a prank gone wrong, lurks around an upstate New York summer camp bent on killing the teenagers responsible for his disfigurement. REVIEW: 1981’s “The Burning” was something of a “Missing” movie for a long time. Although it did get a small theatrical release back in the day, it was not a …

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Film Review: Things (1989)

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SYNOPSIS: In 1989 it became the first Canadian shot-on-Super 8 gore shocker commercially released on VHS. Today it remains perhaps the most bizarre, depraved and mind-boggling chunk of ‘Canuxploitaion’ ever unleashed upon humanity. Adult film superstar Amber Lynn and co-writer/producer Barry J. Gillis star in this surreal saga about two friends who visit a remote cabin, only to discover a …

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Film Review: Beneath the Darkness (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: In a small, sleepy, Texas town, the local mortician, Ely (Dennis Quaid), harbors a dark secret hidden in his funeral home. Still morning the death of his wife two years prior, Ely has become socially inept garnering himself a suspicious reputation with local high school students. When four students – Travis (Tony Oller), Abby (Aimee Teegarden), Brian (Stephen Lunsford) …

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Film Review: Underworld – Rise of the Lycans (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: A prequel to the first two Underworld films, this fantasy explains the origins of the feud between the Vampires and the Lycans. Aided by his secret love, Sonja (Rhona Mitra), courageous Lucian (Michael Sheen) leads the Lycans in battle against brutal Vampire king Viktor (Bill Nighy). Determined to break the king’s enslavement of his people, Lucian faces off against …

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Film Review: Inside Job (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: ‘Inside Job’ provides a comprehensive analysis of the global financial crisis of 2008, which at a cost over $20 trillion, caused millions of people to lose their jobs and homes in the worst recession since the Great Depression, and nearly resulted in a global financial collapse. Through exhaustive research and extensive interviews with key financial insiders, politicians, journalists, and …

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Film Review: Altitude (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: After a mysterious malfunction sends their small plane climbing out of control, a rookie pilot and her four teenage friends find themselves trapped in a deadly showdown with a supernatural force REVIEW: I’ve noticed a new trends beginning to emerge within the horror industry that really capture alot of elements left by the wayside in last years over the …

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Film Review: Shades of Gray (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: A fascinating look at Gray Barker — a writer dedicated to the mythology of UFOs — this revealing documentary chronicles his part in giving rise to numerous UFO legends and his delight in the public stir his stories caused. Starting in the 1950s, Barker played a key role in creating and encouraging Americans’ obsession with sightings of mysterious spaceships …

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