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Film Review: Sanctum (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: The 3-D action-thriller Sanctum follows a team of underwater cave divers on a treacherous expedition to the largest, most beautiful and least accessible cave system on Earth. When a tropical storm forces them deep into the caverns, they must fight raging water, deadly terrain and creeping panic as they search for an unknown escape route to the sea. Master ...

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Film Review: X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: This action-packed prequel to the popular X-Men films explores Marvel Comics character Wolverine’s (Hugh Jackman) past and the events that influenced the mutant before the Weapon X program bonded his skeleton with the powerfully strong metal alloy adamantium. After the death of his girlfriend, Wolverine seeks vengeance against supervillain Victor Creed (Liev Schreiber). Ryan Reynolds, Danny Huston and Lynn ...

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Film Review: The Horsemen (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: Aidan Breslin is a bitter detective emotionally distanced from his two young sons following the untimely death of his devoted wife. While investigating a series of murders of rare violence, he discovers a terrifying link between himself and the suspects in a chain of murders that seem to be based on the Biblical prophecies concerning the Four Horsemen of ...

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Film Review: The Descent – Part 2 (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: Distraught, confused, and half-wild with fear, Sarah Carter emerges alone from the Appalachian cave system where she encountered unspeakable terrors. Unable to plausibly explain to the authorities what happened – or why she’s covered in her friends’ blood – Sarah is forced back to the subterranean depths to help locate her five missing companions. As the rescue party drives ...

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Film Review: The Dead Outside (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: A neurological pandemic has consumed the population. Drug-resistance has mutated the virus into a ravaging psychological plague, rendering the ‘the dying’ desperate, paranoid and violent. Two survivors come together on an isolated farmhouse in desperate circumstances- April, a young mysterious girl with a dark past has survived alone for months, and Daniel, a man desperate and bereaved, clings desperately ...

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Film Review: The 7th Hunt (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: The five victims of the 7th Hunt never knew they were being watched. Files were being built on them, on the eligibility. to die. For the gothic Callie, her deaf sister Ariel, computer nerd Chris, popular girl Sarah, and the bitter misogynist Ricky, their evening plans are about to be re-written. They are kidnapped and taken to an abandoned ...

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Film Review: Kill Theory (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: A group of college students visit a secluded vacation home to celebrate their upcoming graduation. The fun doesn’t last long when a sadistic psychopath forces them to participate in his deadly contest. The rules are simple — in order to survive they must kill each other. As tension builds, and relationships begin to crumble, they realize that only one ...

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Film Review: Killer Movie (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: It’s lights, camera and very deadly action for reality-show director Jake Tanner (Paul Wesley), his starlet Blanca Champion (Kaley Cuoco) and the rest of the crew when they become stranded in an isolated Northern town where a killer is on the loose. As the gang starts dropping dead one by one, suspicions flair in this sexy, fun thrill ride, ...

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Film Review: Karla (2006)

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SYNOPSIS: Director Joel Bender’s disquieting psychological drama stars Misha Collins as Paul Bernardo and Laura Prepon as Karla Homolka, a notorious husband-and-wife team who abducts, sexually abuses and kills three young women. Unfolding from Karla’s point of view, the film — based on a true story — explores whether she was a willing accomplice to the crimes or merely a ...

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Film Review: Kalifornia (1993)

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SYNOPSIS: Researching a book on serial killings, writer Brian Kessler (David Duchovny) and his girlfriend, Carrie Laughlin (Michelle Forbes), travel cross-country to the murder sites. Hitchhikers Earlye Grace (Brad Pitt), out on parole, and Adele Corners (Juliette Lewis) offer to share expenses for the trip, but Brian doesn’t realize just how close he is to the topic of his book ...

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Film Review: Junction (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: Michaela, a lost and lonely young woman, gets a mysterious message from the father she never knew, sending her on a journey to discover twisted family secrets. As she uncovers each piece of the puzzle, she descends even deeper into their warped world of pilgrims and pyromania. Dragged out to the desert, and pushed to the very edge, Michaela ...

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Film Review: Hyenas (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: Deep in the forests of Bisbee, AZ, there is a roving clan of shape-shifting creatures that prowl and hunt for human prey. Unfortunately for their existence they have devoured the family of a man who, with the help of a veteran tracker of their kind, will bring the hunt to them. REVIEW: Written & Directed by Eric Weston Starring: ...

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Film Review: Unaware (2011)

SYNOPSIS: A young couple, Joe and Lisa, travel to Texas to visit Joe’s grandfather Roy; however, when they arrive unannounced, they find Roy is not home and will not be returning for a few days. Instead of leaving to stay elsewhere, Joe has other plans convincing Lisa to stay at the home for the weekend. When the visit should take ...

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Film Review: Cannibal Ferox (aka Make them Die Slowly) (1981)

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SYNOPSIS: New York grad student and anthropologist Gloria, her brother Rudy, and their friend Pat, travel to a remote part of the Amazon jungle to find and disapprove the local theory of cannibalism among the local tribes when they run into something far worse: a cruel and sadistic, streetwise drug dealer, named Mike Lawson, and his partner, Joe, hiding out ...

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Film Review: The Presence (2010)

SYNOPSIS: A woman travels to an isolated cabin where she is unknowingly stalked by an obsessive apparition. The arrival of the woman’s boyfriend brings a change in behavior to not only the woman but the presence residing in the home as well. The woman becomes defensively irrational to her boyfriend and the apparition must decide if he wants to intervene ...

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