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Film Review: Theatre of Fear (2014)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: The Moreau Family travel around the UK putting on an underground variety show for an adult audience. But behind the curtain there is something more sinister going on than simple entertainment. REVIEW: Theatre of Fear is a character study dressed as a horror film following the lives of a family that performs an indoors circus act …

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Film Review: Nightcrawler (2014)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: When Lou Bloom, a driven man desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story. Aiding him in his effort is Nina, a TV-news veteran. REVIEW: The all American dream kills. A man/woman’s quest to succeed coming from …

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Film Review: Hysteria (1997)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: The inmates of an insane asylum are subjected to experiments using collective consciousness and surgically implanted chips in an attempt to create perfect citizens. REVIEW: Trying to track down much about 1997’s Hysteria was “mostly” a dead end. This asylum-themed film is most noted for the role of Myrna Malloy played actress Amanda Plummer. Her lines …

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Film Review: Supernova (2000)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Supernova chronicles the search and rescue patrol of a medical ship in deep space in the early 22nd century and its six-member crew which includes a Captain and Pilot, a co-pilot, a medical officer, a medical technician, a search and rescue paramedic, and a computer technician. When their vessel, the Nightingale 229, answers an emergency distress …

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Film Review: Sanguivorous (2011)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A young woman suffering from mysterious physical ailments is horrified to discover that she’s descended from generations of vampires. When she’s with her boyfriend, she struggles to control her peculiar appetite. But it’s in her blood. SANGUIVORIOUS is written and directed by Japanese filmmaker Naoki Yoshimoto and features the renowned avant-garde butoh dancer Ko Murobushi REVIEW: …

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Film Review: Diabolique (1955)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: The wife of a cruel headmaster and his mistress conspire to kill him, but after the murder is committed, his body disappears, and strange events begin to plague the two women. REVIEW: “She’ll bury us all. Won’t you, my little ruin?” Henri-Georges Clouzot’s 1955 film, The Devils, is a pioneering example of early psychological noir cinema …

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