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Film Review: From Hell (2001)

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SYNOPSIS: In Victorian Era London, a troubled clairvoyant police detective investigates the murders by Jack The Ripper. REVIEW: From Hell is a 2001 movie that tells the story of the Jack the Ripper murders. The film is loosely based on the graphic novel by Alan Moore and Eddie Campbell and follows the character of Fredrick Abberline as the films protagonist. …

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Film Review: Robert (2015)

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SYNOPSIS: In this chilling story based on real life events a family experience terrifying supernatural occurrences when their son acquires a vintage doll called Robert. REVIEW: Dating back to 1904, there’s been a story about a haunted doll named, Robert. Having occurred in Key West, Florida, it’s still very much a fixture of it’s haunted history. The doll is still …

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Film Review: Creepshow 2 (1987)

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SYNOPSIS: Three more bone-chilling tales that include a vengeful wooden Native American, a monstrous blob in a lake, and a hitchhiker who wants revenge and will not die. REVIEW: George A. Romero and Stephen King can be a great combination – take Creepshow for example, which works on so many levels as a satisfactory horror anthology with some very memorable …

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Film Review: Solace (2015)

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SYNOPSIS: A psychic works with the FBI in order to hunt down a serial killer. REVIEW: The film SOLACE has had a very interesting history before finally making it to the screen this year. Dating back as far as 2002, the original spec script by Ted Griffin was developed as a sequel to David Fincher’s SE7EN and the lead character …

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Film Review: Knob Goblins (2015)

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SYNOPSIS: As part of his final psychotherapy treatment, a mental patient is allowed to return to the basement of his deserted childhood home, so he can finally face his fears involving the death of his younger brother. REVIEW: Currently making the rounds at film festivals across the country, Writer/Director Christopher G. Moore’s latest short film is entitled Knob Goblins, and …

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Film Review: Cave Women On Mars (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: “It is the future. 1987. Great scientific advances have allowed mankind to achieve that which previously only existed in speculative fiction — space travel. But, on the eve of humanity’s first manned mission to the red planet, no amount of speculation could adequately prepare us for the unexpected discovery of…CAVE WOMEN ON MARS!” REVIEW: This week’s desperate cry for …

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Film Review: 3 Versos (short film) (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: After a violent encounter with an abusive spirit, two sisters seek the help of a mysterious medium who guarantees that she can rid them of their problem. REVIEW: More short films! Today we have “3 VERSOS” from Findastory Entertainment and writer/director Antonio Yee. This is a Spanish language film with English subtitles. Do not get turned off by that …

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Film Review: Pride And Prejudice And Zombies (2016)

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SYNOPSIS: Jane Austen’s classic tale of the tangled relationships between lovers from different social classes in 19th century England is faced with a new challenge — an army of undead zombies REVIEW: I’ve never been a fan of Jane Austen, or her novels. I understand and respect them for their place in history, and I understand how popular they’ve been …

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Film Review: The Curse (1987)

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SYNOPSIS: Nathan is a struggling farmer in a small community in Tennessee. When Nathan isn’t worrying about his wife Francis cheating on him or his crop he finds time to deal with Francis’s two children he is raising as his own. Nathan believes in good old fashion Christian values and wants his family to have the same beliefs that he …

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Film Review: Chiral (short film) (2015)

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SYNOPSIS: An anxiety-ridden art dealer faces his worst nightmare. REVIEW: Another Canadian short film today, kiddies. Today we have CHIRAL from writer/director Karen Lam. This film won best short subject at Monsters of Film Sweden and was an official selection at Blood in the Snow Canadian Film Festival. Gallery owner Hank (Nelson Leis) is opening his brand new space. He’s …

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Film Review: Old 37 (2015)

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SYNOPSIS: Two demented brothers with an old ambulance pose as paramedics and go on a killing spree in a small town. REVIEW: I went into Old 37 with pretty high expectations. I mean come on, not only do we have a pretty interesting premise, but we also have genre legends Kane Hodder and Bill Moseley playing a pair of insane …

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Film Review: Lullaby (2016)

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SYNOPSIS: John and Sarah have it all. A happy marriage, two wonderful children, and a beautiful house in a picturesque neighborhood. They’re truly living the American Dream, until the sun sets over their new home, and an unknown terror steps out of the shadows. Sarah is missing. A mysterious caller has their eyes set on the children. And a neighbor …

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Film Review: Day 6 (2011) – Review 2

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SYNOPSIS: Dr. Piso studies the alien abductions. From the abductees under hypnosis, he has understood that some alien races have been installing, for millennia, their active memories in the people’s brains, to exploit a special energy: the Soul. REVIEW: Varo Venturi’s Day 6 is another genre outing that has made its rounds under different titles: Alien Exorcism (U.S.), Alien Encounter …

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Film Review: Trees (2000)

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SYNOPSIS: All’s quiet in the small Vermont town of Hazelville as Memorial Day approaches until a string of mysterious deaths begin plaguing forest ranger Mark Cody. As hikers and campers turn up dead, Cody struggles to figure out what’s behind the murders while the Mayor looks to keep the deaths hush-hush, afraid it will affect tourism on the town’s biggest …

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