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Film Review: Bipolar (2014)

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When Harry Poole tries out a new medication for Bipolar Disorder, he is reborn as “Edward Grey”, a seductive but dangerous alter ego who dramatically takes over his life, changing the young man and those around him forever

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http://bbrfoundation.org/ – disorder causes dramatic mood swings—from feeling overly “high” and/or irritable to sad and hopeless, and then back again, often with periods of normal mood in between. Severe changes in energy … Continue reading

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Film Review: Ghost of Goodnight Lane (2014)

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When the staff inside a renovated film studio finds a co-worker dead one morning, the pieces of a forty year puzzle add up to an angry ghost who has let the last person step inside her house. But will they ever get out alive?

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Horror/comedy. One of my favorite things in the whole wide world.. And this film really gets it right. Not too over the top silly…not too dry…it’s just right. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Deep in the Darkness (2014)

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Dr. Michael Cayle thought leaving the chaotic lifestyle of New York City behind for the quiet, small town of Ashborough would bring his family closer together. Soon after arriving, however, he discovers the town’s deepest secret: a terrifying and controlling race of creatures that live amongst the darkness in the woods behind his home.

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In the bygone era of 2013, I reviewed a couple of Chiller Films originals, the products of that … Continue reading

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Film Review: On The Beach (1959)

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“In 1964 the nuclear submarine USS Sawfish arrives in Australia after the worldwide nuclear holocaust. Commander Dwight Lionel Towers confirms that the world has been destroyed and the nuclear dust is coming to Australia. The widower Commander Towers, who grieves the death of his wife and children, is befriended by Royal Australian Navy Lieutenant Peter Holmes, who is a family man with wife and the newborn baby Jennifer. He has a love … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Raid 2 (2014)

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Only a short time after the first raid, Rama goes undercover with the thugs of Jakarta and plans to bring down the syndicate and uncover the corruption within his police force

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It’s nearly impossible for me to put into words how anxious and excited I was to see The Raid 2. After the incredible intensity & jaw dropping fight scenes of the first film the sequel had its work cut out for … Continue reading

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Film Review: Neverlake (2013)

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On a trip home to visit her father, Jenny is thrown into a world of mystery, horror and legend when she is called upon by 3000 year old spirits of the Neverlake to help return their lost artifacts and save the lives of missing children.

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Film Review: Animal (2014)

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When plans for a weekend vacation hit a dead end, a group of close-knit friends find themselves stranded in unfamiliar territory, pursued by a menacing, blood thirsty predator. Holed up in an isolated cabin, tensions mount as long-buried secrets are revealed. As the body count rises, the group must put their differences aside and fight for survival.

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Film Review: The Wrong House (2009)

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An isolated house in the woods looks like an easy mark to a group of friends camping in the Maine wilderness. The thieves haul away several ounces of pot and hallucinogenic mushrooms in the heist. But when the homeowners track them down, the thieves learn too late that there are some people you just shouldn’t mess with… and that they picked The Wrong House.

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Film Review: No Vacancy (2012)

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Seven friends on a road trip to Las Vegas break down near a rest-stop motel, where they encounter a seemingly helpful group of people. Convinced to stay overnight, the friends wake up in their rooms to a gruesome and bloody terror.

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Film Review: Cruel Will (2013)

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Tragedy strikes married couple Paul and Lily, when Lily’s father dies. Lily has her father cremated, brings the urn home and now Paul has to come to terms with the death of his father-in-law whom he had despised. The situation gets a bit frayed when the lid to the urn mysteriously disappears, and Paul begins to experience happenings no one else is aware of.

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Film Review: Malignant (2013)

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A grieving alcoholic falls prey to a mad scientist’s experimental—and maniacal—treatment.

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Alex (Gary Cairns) had a wonderful wife. He lost her to cancer, though, and has become hopelessly depressed. He’s turned to drinking, and finds himself blacked out drunk most nights of the week. One night, while at his favorite bar, he gets a text message from an unknown number that reads: “Don’t … Continue reading

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Film Review: Evil Remains (2004)

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A graduate student preparing his thesis on mythology leads his friends on a research expedition to an old plantation estate on the outskirts of the Big Easy. The site is reputed to mysteriously cause madness and death to all who enter it.

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Every town has their fair share of legends and mythology. There are ghost stories so closely associated with a specific location that they almost become the history of the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Lake Placid (1999)

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Horror-Comedy about a man-eating crocodile loose in the lake.

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Holy crocodile, Shout Factory is on a role with re-digitizing old horror gems that focus on critters and reptiles. How about 1 very large one that doesn’t mind chomping anything that strolls too close to the lake. Yes, its a bluray reboot of “Lake Placid” one of the great water horror films making its way once again to new fans and buyers. Who … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes (2014)

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A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth’s dominant species.

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In 2011, director Rupert Wyatt did what some thought would be impossible, he resurrected the Planet … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hunting The Legend (2014) – Review 2

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Christopher believes that a Bigfoot killed his dad during a hunting trip when he was a kid so he heads out to the woods several years later with some friends and a small camera crew to discover the truth.

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2014 has been a pretty subpar year for horror films if you ask me. I’ve seen a few good ones but the majority of them have just been downright lousy. Unfortunately Hunting … Continue reading

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Film Review: Transformers: Age Of Extinction (2014)

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A mechanic and his family join the Autobots as they are targeted by a bounty hunter from another world.

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Film Review: The Last Light (2014)

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A group of people have secluded themselves off from the world in an abandoned hospital after a critical apocalyptic event.

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Chained and locked doors are the first hint you get in the beginning of THE LAST LIGHT as to the apocalyptic status of the world. We don’t know what happened, but something big and something bad. And seven people have gathered for shelter in an abandoned hospital. The movie keeps flashing days—it’s … Continue reading

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Film Review: Anaconda (1997)

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A “National Geographic” film crew is taken hostage by an insane hunter, who takes them along on his quest to capture the world’s largest – and deadliest – snake.

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While one glance at the name might invoke the thought of instant cheese, I have to say quite honesty…I enjoy the sh*t out of this film. However, I won’t say that I’m much a big fan of the sequels. Now before we get … Continue reading

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Film Review: Flatliners (1990)

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An edgy, eerie supernatural thriller about medical students using their skills to try crossing over to the “other side.” After they’re revived, the students are haunted and consumed by what they’ve seen, as their fears, guilt and old memories take root in the physical world. This star-studded film may be remembered more for the tabloid frenzy, upon the film’s release, surrounding actors Julia Roberts and ditched beau Kiefer Sutherland.

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Written by: Peter … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Andromeda Strain (1971)

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“When virtually all of the residents of Piedmont, New Mexico, are found dead after the return to Earth of a space satellite, the head of the US Air Force Project Scoop declares an emergency. Many years prior to this incident, a group of eminent scientists led by Doctor Jeremy Stone advocated for the construction of a secure laboratory facility that would serve as a base in the event an alien biological life … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Lost Boys (1987) – Review 2

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Two brothers and their mother move to Santa Carla with their grandfather. But what they don’t know is that Santa Carla is infested with vampires.

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Directed By:  Joel Schumacher
Starring:
Jason Patric
Corey Haim
Dianne Wiest
Jami Gertz
Kiefer Sutherland

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