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Film Review: Six: The Mark Unleashed (2004)

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SYNOPSIS: Armaggedon awaits when a brutal dictator finds that his only true ally is deceit in this Christian-themed drama set during the “seven years of peace” prophesized by the Bible. Three political prisoners (led by Stephen Baldwin) must avoid the executioner’s blade either by choosing the “mark” or by risking a deadly escape in order to give humanity a fighting ...

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Film Review: Slime City Massacre (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: In the wake of a “dirty bomb” attack, a New York City neighborhood known as “Slime City” has been evacuated, except for the homeless (“displaced refugees”). Four squatters searching for food in the ruins of the Zachary Devon Soup Kitchen discover a supply of mysterious wine. When they drink the wine, they are transformed into hideous slime creatures driven ...

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Film Review: The Sinful Dwarf (Dværgen) (1973)

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SYNOPSIS: “A young bride,” promised the ads, “left alone to the lewd passions of an evil dwarf!” Severin Films is officially going to Hell – and taking you with them – with the first time ever in America DVD release of what may be the sleaziest film in EuroCult history: Diminutive former kiddie-show host Torben Bille – who looks disturbingly ...

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Film Review: Silent Night Deadly Night (1984)

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SYNOPSIS: Years after witnessing his parents perish at the hands of a burglar disguised as Santa Claus, Billy Chapman dons a Kris Kringle suit of his own and goes on a terrible holiday killing spree, finally returning to the abusive orphanage that raised him. ‘Tis the season for yuletide mayhem! Charles E. Sellier Jr. directs this horror cult favorite, co-starring ...

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Film Review: Shutter Island (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: It’s 1954, and up-and-coming U.S. marshal Teddy Daniels is assigned to investigate the disappearance of a patient from Boston’s Shutter Island Ashecliffe Hospital. He’s been pushing for an assignment on the island for personal reasons, but before long he wonders whether he hasn’t been brought there as part of a twisted plot by hospital doctors whose radical treatments range ...

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Film Review: Shiver (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: When a sunlight-phobic teen (Junio Valverde) moves to a remote mountain town — coinciding with a series of mass killings — everyone naturally suspects the strange newcomer. But the forest holds a spine-tingling secret that explains everything. Academy Award-winning production designer Pilar Revuelta (Pan’s Labyrinth) applies her artistic eye to this atmospheric Spanish-language horror film that premiered at the ...

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Film Review: SL8N8 (aka Slaughter Night) (2006)

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SYNOPSIS: A group of friends venture into a mine where convicted killers were once forced to off themselves in this award-winning Dutch horror film. Unaware that the mine company once sent convicts to their death by making them ignite gas leaks, the friends unwittingly disturb the spirit of killer Andries Martiens. Dead for more than 100 years, Andries seizes his ...

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Film Review: Skull Heads (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: The eccentric Arkoff family shuns society to preserve the secrets of their castle home in Italy. Along with great treasures, they guard the “skull heads,” mysterious beings that have power over life and death. When the castle is raided by art thieves, violence erupts, endangering the Arkoffs as well as the criminals. Noted horror director Charles Band presents this ...

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