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Film Review: Monster (2003)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Aileen Wuornos (Charlize Theron, in an Oscar-winning performance) faced difficult odds early in life, abusing drugs and becoming a prostitute (and pregnant) by the age of 13. Wuornos moved from Michigan to Florida where she continued to ply her “trade,” specializing in a clientele consisting mainly of truck drivers. It was during that time that she …

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Film Review: Astron-6 (2011)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Astron-6 is the brainchild of these five iconoclastic, multi-media artists who share a fascination with the mechanics of fear and laughter. They subvert the expectations of the seasoned viewer with the nightmarish and absurd. Their imagery and recurring themes are often torn from the childhood of the irony-craving, internet savvy Generations X and Y. That is, …

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Film Review: Doomsday (2008)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A futuristic action thriller where a team of people work to prevent a disaster threatening the future of the human race. REVIEW: Director – Neil Marshall Starring – Rhona Mitra, Bob Hoskins, Malcolm McDowell When I received this current pack of movies to review and I saw that one of them was titled “Doomsday,” well, I …

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Film Review: Discopath (2013)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: The mid-70’s: a timid young New Yorker leads an uneventful life until he is fatefully exposed to the pulsating rhythms of a brand-new genre of music: disco. Unable to control his murderous impulses that stem from a traumatic childhood experience, Duane Lewis transforms into a dangerous serial killer exiled to Montreal.

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Film Review: Fell (2010)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Bill has problems. He lost his job, he quit the band, his medications are running out, and his relationship with his ex-girlfriend, Jenny, has gone down the drain. But now he has an even bigger problem, there is a dead girl in his bathtub, and he can’t remember how she got there. Bill’s best friend, Derrek, …

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Film Review: Wrong Turn (2003)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: License to Drive meets Deliverance when Scott (Desmond Harrington) crashes into a carload of three other young people (Eliza Dushku, Jeremy Sisto and Emmanuelle Chriqui). The foursome is soon lost in the woods of West Virginia, where they’re hunted by three cannibalistic mountain men who are grossly disfigured via generations of inbreeding. Should’ve called AAA!

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Film Review: The Hide (2008)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: On the windswept Suffolk mudflats creaks a bird-hide, inside which hovers Roy Tunt, a prematurely aged, mildly obsessive-compulsive birder. With one more sighting – the elusive sociable plover – he will have ‘twitched’ the entire British List. Tunt has his shortwave radio, packed-lunch and a portrait of his ex-wife Sandra for company. Suddenly, in the midst …

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Film Review: Sam Hell (2008)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Sean, an energetic spooky-house worker, thought it was the coolest. It was basically a rotting corpse in a cage. It would work well in the Spooky House this Halloween, he thought. But sometimes things should be left alone. Sean’s co-workers, at the Spooky House, noticed the change right away. They could hear him talking to the …

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