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Film Review: Play Hooky (2014)

SYNOPSIS: Seniors play hooky from high school and get trapped in an abandoned Psychiatric Facility famous for hauntings, witchcraft and demonic possession. REVIEW: Stop me if you’ve heard this one. A group of mildly attractive teens ditches class to drink some booze and smoke a bit of the wacky weed. Their party pad plans fall through, and the remaining option …

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Film Review: John Wick (2014)

SYNOPSIS An ex-hitman comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him. REVIEW John Wick, the latest action film from Keanu (The Matrix) Reeves, is a bizarre mix of Pulp Fiction, Deathwish, Lethal Weapon and Scarface. But not. The film is very similar to a very many action and gangster film that proceeds it; yet, …

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Film Review: Speak No Evil (2013)

SYNOPSIS: A single mother fights to protect her daughter from demonically possessed children and a town gone mad. REVIEW: In a tiny, rural trailer park in Nowhere, Arizona, something is seriously wrong with the children. I mean…SERIOUSLY wrong. Our story opens with Anna (Gabrielle Stone) and her daughter Joey (Olivia Cavender) packing up and leaving the family home, leaving dear …

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Film Review: Automata (2014)

SYNOPSIS: Jacq Vaucan, an insurance agent of ROC robotics corporation, routinely investigates the case of manipulating a robot. What he discovers will have profound consequences for the future of humanity. REVIEW: Director: Gabe Ibáñez Writers: Gabe Ibáñez, Igor Legarreta, Javier Sánchez Donate Stars: Antonio Banderas, Birgitte Hjort Sørensen, Dylan McDermott, Robert Forster Automata is Spaniard effort set in 2044AD, a …

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Film Review: Ouija (2014)

SYNOPSIS: A group of friends must confront their most terrifying fears when they awaken the dark powers of an ancient spirit board. REVIEW: Universal Pictures team up with Hasbro to bring the board game “Oujia” to cinematic life much like Battleship (2013) but with a far reduced budget and an equal reduction of imagination, passion and effort. The resulting film, …

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Film Review: The Hunted (2013)

SYNOPSIS: Chasing their dream of landing their own hunting show, two hunters head into the dense, secluded mountains of West Virginia only to realize they are not alone. REVIEW: The Hunted is a 2013 film written, directed and starring Josh Stewart in which a hunter and his friend travel into the woods to film a hunting show that is as …

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Film Review: The Red House (2014)

SYNOPSIS: When Shelby (Kate French) inherits a house from her grandfather she rallies her closest friends to check things out. It doesn’t take long after arriving in the remote home to realize something terribly is awry. Strange noises in the attic and the disappearance of her friends forecloses her dream of settling in. Will she unravel the sinister secret that …

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