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Film Review: Donkey Punch (2008)

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After meeting at a nightclub in a Mediterranean resort, seven young adults decide to continue partying aboard a luxury yacht in the middle of the ocean. But when one of them dies in a freak accident, the others argue about what to do, which leads to a ruthless fight for survival.

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It’s big fun and a drug induced sexing on the high seas! Straight from the Magnet … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dead Air (2009)

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Logan Burnhardt is the ego-king of the airwaves, but his unflappable persona is put to the test when a terrorist bio-attack unleashes a plague of flesh-ripping maniacs on Los Angeles.

REVIEW:

One might call this deja vu, ..or if your not keeping up with things maybe it’s a fresh start. But “Dead Air” seems to be coming off of the same mold that “PontyPool” did. However you have … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dante’s Inferno (2010)

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Traveling beyond death to rescue his love, Beatrice, from evil Lucifer, Dante enters the nine circles of hell, battling the vicious demons and monsters he encounters in this spectacular animated retelling of Dante Alighieri’s classic morality tale. A companion to EA’s video game, the action-packed medieval journey features the voices of Mark Hamill, Victoria Tennant, Vanessa Branch and Graham McTavish.

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The story of Dante’s Inferno is that … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Electric Chair (1985)

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Stand-up comic gets the shock of his life when somebody brings an electric chair on stage.

REVIEW:

Did you ever hear the one about the unfunny comic who walks into a bar and proceeds to ramble on for about an hour? This statement is “exactly” the journey you will take when you indulge the film “The Electric Chair”. This grainy black and white film with hints of aging yellow spots … Continue reading

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Film Review: Scream Dream (1989)

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SYNOPSIS:
One of the girls in a rock band is fired from the band. She is, in reality, a witch, and possesses the body of the girl who replaces her in order to take revenge on the rest of the band.
REVIEW:
I seriously hate hearing a rotten song and having in stuck in your head for hours, or even days at a time. Today it happened … Continue reading

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Film Review: 10 Violent Women (1982)

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A group of women quit their day jobs as Gold miners to embark on a life of crime but eventually find themselves enmeshed with the wrong people & end up in prison where they are preyed upon by a sadistic lesbian warden.

REVIEW:

Oh Hell yeah! I’m back from the brink people! Your favorite Saint is still fighting off the flu bug from hell but I’m starting to feel a … Continue reading

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Film Review: Slave (2009)

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A dangerous and masochistic psychopath known as the White Arab. While Georgie fights for her life and her sanity, David must wade through a quagmire of corrupt officials, drug dealers and crazed locals in an attempt to discover her location and rescue her before it is too late.

REVIEW:

Director – Darryn Welch
Starring – Sam Page, Natassia Malthe, Michael Maxwell

It seems like anymore in … Continue reading

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Film Review: Driller Killer (1979)

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Reno is a struggling artist who lives with his girlfriend and her lesbian lover. He is not the most stable guy in the world to begin with, but his sanity really starts to slip away even more as he tries to finish a painting; he is really stressing over the painting as it is. Add to that the fact that he is having drama with his girlfriend and her lover … Continue reading

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Film Review: Don’t Look in the Basement (1973)

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Nurse Charlotte Beale arrives at the isolated Stephens Sanitarium to work, only to learn that Dr. Stephens was murdered by one of the patients and his successor, Dr. Geraldine Masters, is not very eager to take on new staff. Charlotte finds her job maddeningly hard as the patients torment and harass her at every turn, and she soon learns why Dr. Masters is so … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Appeared (2010)

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 In the tradition of THE DEVIL S BACKBONE comes the internationally acclaimed Argentine/Spanish horror saga from writer/director Paco Cabezas. During a road trip to visit their dying father, an estranged brother and sister discover a hidden diary that reveals a family legacy of fear and torture. But when past and present begin to collide, the siblings must confront the truth behind the trail of ‘the disappeared': 30 … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Five (2010)

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In this family-friendly adventure flick, five kids passing their summer vacation in a Colorado suburb begin to realize that the world around them has transformed into the one described in their favorite fantasy books. In order to get back to their real lives, they’ll have to stick together and follow the clues that will unlock the mystery that surrounds them. Dan Lauria, Madisen Beaty and Ben Larned star.

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Directed … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hide And Go Kill (2009)

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A blog on a mysterious website quickly spreads like wildfire, starting a dangerous online game. At 3:00 in the afternoon, a teddy bear stuffed with rice and nails is sunk into a bathtub. The lights go out and the player is required to stab the bear with the knife, then write their experiences in the blog. But lately the comments have taken a dark, demented turn, as if the players … Continue reading

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Film Review: Assault Girls (2009)

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When a video-game company creates an immersive gaming environment where players wage war against gigantic sand-dwelling monsters, three gorgeous gals armed to the teeth (Meisa Kuroki, Hinako Saeki and Rinko Kikuchi) accept the challenge and jump into the virtual desert. But as they blaze their way into the game’s higher levels, they face ever-more ferocious foes. Yoshikazu Fujiki also stars in this sci-fi action flick from director Mamoru Oshii.

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Film Review: Mad Monster Party (1967)

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Boris Karloff and Phyllis Diller lend their vocal talents to this bizarre stop-motion animated parody of horror films. Dr. Frankenstein makes plans for his retirement and convenes a meeting of all monsters to announce his replacement. As word spreads that the doctor is going to choose his young nephew-protĂ©gĂ© for the position, the visiting creatures plot a coup d’Ă©tat that would leave Dr. Frankenstein retired … permanently.

REVIEW:

“It’s the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Lost in New York (1989)

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Directed by French cult hero Jean Rollin, Perdues Dans New York/Lost In New York concerns two women who find themselves mysteriously transported from a seaside in France to the streets of New York City. Separated and lost, they must find each other and figure out how to get back home.

REVIEW:

Director: Jean Rollin

Cast: Adeline Abitbol, Funny Abitbol, Catherine Herengt, Catherine Lesret, Sophie Maret, Catherine Rival, Nathalie Perrey

Lost … Continue reading

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Film Review: Centurion (2010)

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A splinter group of Roman soldiers fight for their lives behind enemy lines after their legion is decimated in a devastating guerrilla attack.

REVIEW:

Written & Directed by: Neil Marshall
Starring: Michael Fassbender, Dominic West, Olga Kurylenko

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Way back in good old 117 A.D., Roman Centurion Quintus Dias has done the unimaginable and survived a raid by the Picts on his frontier fort. See, the Romans are … Continue reading

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Film Review: Makeout with Violence (2008)

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Reeling from the disappearance of classmate Wendy Heart (Shellie Marie Shartzer), the lives of twin brothers Patrick (Eric Lehning) and Carol (Cody DeVos) take a dark turn when they discover the body of the teenage beauty — and much to their surprise, she’s not totally dead. Mystified by her condition, the brothers stash Wendy in their family’s abandoned summerhouse and search for ways to bring her back to life completely.

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Film Review: Live Evil (2009)

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A hunter dressed in black. This cowboy-hat-wearing samurai-sword-wielding Priest (Tim Thomerson) is on a quest for blood. Vampire blood. He’s out for revenge on a “clique” of four vampires who are traveling across country in search of “pure blood.”

REVIEW:

First off, I love Tim Thomerson. I think Jack Deth is one of the great B-movie badasses. So going in to “Live Evil” I was a bit skeptical, afraid … Continue reading

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Film Review: Love, Death and Blueberry Pancakes – (short film) (2010)

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A contracted killer has been sent to take out the leaders of the local gangs, putting additional strain on their existing relationships.

REVIEW:

All right – I have a confession to make. I am not necessarily a fan of the urban jungle gang related story line, unless you throw in some sort of supernatural element like vampires or zombies. Honestly, the
best part of the whole movie is the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Long Weekend (aka Nature’s Grave) (2008)

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Peter and Carla have a wasted marriage and constant friction. Peter buys expensive camping apparatuses and despite the protests of Carla, he travels with her and their dog Cricket to camp in the isolated Moondah Beach in the North Coast with his friend Luke and his girlfriend during the rainy holiday. Peter stops in a pub in the Eggleston Hotel and leaves a message to Luke with the owner of … Continue reading

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Film Review: Machined Reborn (aka Reborn) (2009)

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When a newlywed couple buys a foreclosed house in the Arizona desert, they think they’ve found their dream home. But this is no ordinary house: It was once the site of gruesome murders by the half-machine serial killer Motorman Dan. Too late, they learn that Motorman’s bloody rampage is far from over.

REVIEW:

Directed By: Craig McMahon
Written By: Craig McMahon
Starring: Jimmy Flowers, David C. Hayes, Davina … Continue reading

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