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TV Review: True Blood (Season 4) (TV Series) (2011)

SYNOPSIS: True Blood is the sexy, scary, wildly entertaining drama series from Oscar®- and Emmy®-winning Alan Ball (HBO’s Six Feet Under), and based on the Sookie Stackhouse novels by Charlaine Harris. Mixing romance, suspense, mystery and humor, True Blood tells the continuing tale of Sookie (Anna Paquin, Golden Globe-winner for this role), a human waitress with telepathic gifts – and …

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Film Review: Firestarter (1984)

SYNOPSIS: A father and daughter are on the run from the government, the duo isn’t in trouble for tax evasion though…you see Andy and Charlie are special. Due to experiments conducted on Andy during his college days he is now a telekinetic, Charlie his daughter is more dangerous however since she is a pyrokinetic. The government wants to capture the …

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Film Review: Bad Ass (2012)

SYNOPSIS: A Vietnam veteran who becomes a local hero after saving a man from attackers on a city bus decides to take action when his best friend is murdered and the police show little interest in solving the crime. REVIEW: Danny Trejo doing what he does best…kicking ass! While the film keeps to the classic Bronson style premise, it does …

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Film Review: Descendents (2008)

SYNOPSIS: In an unknown future, the earth has been destroyed by man and the air is polluted with a mysterious virus that turns humans into zombies. REVIEW: “Descendents” is a perfect example as to why the indie horror film is thriving much stronger than any other genre. Probably more than any other genre the shear amount of garbage is mind …

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Film Review: Nazis at the Center of the Earth (2012)

Nazis at the Center of the Earth

SYNOPSIS: Researchers in Antarctica are abducted by a team of masked storm troopers. They are dragged deep underground to a hidden continent in the center of the earth. Here Nazi survivors, their bodies a horrifying patchwork of decaying and regenerated flesh, are planning for the revival of the Third Reich. REVIEW: Just when you think that you’ve seen it all, …

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Film Review: The Afflicted (2010)

SYNOPSIS: A story of incomprehensible abuse delivered by an explosively violent mother of four. Journey through the mind of a child that experiences a living hell, defined and defended by the twisted religious beliefs of her mother. REVIEW: “The Afflicted” is an incredibly depressing film. One that leaves you with a bad taste in your mouth and feeling a little …

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Film Review: Altered States (1980)

SYNOPSIS: A Harvard scientist conducts experiments on himself with a hallucinatory drug and an isolation chamber that may be causing him to regress genetically. REVIEW: “Altered States” “He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.” -Dr. Johnson. This film is a juggernaut of intellectual and stylistic eye candy, it is apocalyptic in …

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Film Review: Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains (1982)

SYNOPSIS: Corrine Burns retreats far into plans for her band, The Fabulous Stains, after her mother’s death. So far that she gets them (she and two cousins) on a tour with a washed-out glam-rock group and a rising British punk band, radically changes her appearance, attracts a cult following and national media attention. With luck like this, what could go …

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Film Review: Spider-Man (2002)

SYNOPSIS: “Based on Marvel Comics’ superhero character, this is a story of Peter Parker who is a nerdy high-schooler. He was orphaned as a child, bullied by jocks, and can’t confess his crush for his stunning neighbourhood girl Mary Jane Watson. To say his life is ‘miserable’ is an understatement. But one day while on an excursion to a laboratory …

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Film Review: Superman The Movie (1978)

SYNOPSIS: “Unable to convince the ruling council of Krypton that their world will destroy itself soon, scientist Jor-El takes drastic measures to preserve the Kryptonian race: He sends his infant son Kal-El to Earth. There, gaining great powers under Earth’s yellow sun, he will become a champion of truth and justice. Raised by the Kents, an elderly farm couple, Clark …

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