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Film Review: The Jitters (1989)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: In Chinatown, merciless gang goes on nightly rampages of theft and destruction. Merchant Frank Lee has no way of fighting back – until he’s undead, murdered by the gangsters…but he returns to life transformed into a “Kyonshi” – Chinese version of a vampire – and ready to avenge his unjust death in a way that’s sure …

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Film Review: Ticks (Infested) (1993)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Problem teens in Los Angeles join an inner-city wilderness project in and attempt to get back in touch with life’s priorities, led by do-gooders Holly and Charles. When they get to the campsite, they begin having problems adjusting to the wild life, particularly local marijuana growers using herbal steroids to accelerate plant growth, and the mutated …

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Film Review: The Lodger (2009)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Alfred Molina (Spider-Man 2), Hope Davis (About Schmidt), Shane West (The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen) and Simon Baker (TV’s “The Mentalist”) star in this terrifying thriller. THE LODGER follows a seasoned detective on the trail of a ruthless killer intent on slaughtering prostitutes along West Hollywood’s Sunset Strip. It appears that the murderer’s grisly methods are …

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Film Review: Auteur (2014)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: On the brink of reaching the pinnacle of his film career for his latest theatrical masterpiece; Director Charlie Buckwald suddenly disappears. Taking all of the footage and leaving virtually no trace of his existence. Soon to follow are the sudden deaths of his film crew and pieces of evidence that all point to one incident on …

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Film Review: Mirror Mirror (2012)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: “After a beloved King vanishes, his ruthless wife seizes control of the kingdom and keeps her beautiful eighteen-year-old stepdaughter, Snow White, hidden away in the palace. But when the princess attracts the attention of a charming and wealthy visiting prince, the jealous Queen banishes the girl to a nearby forest. Taken in by a band of rebellious …

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Film Review: RoadKill (2011)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Six young friends on a road trip in Ireland run afoul of gypsies who curse them for accidentally running down an old woman. The curse takes the form of a terrifying flying beast that tries killing them all. REVIEW: Directed by Johannes Roberts Written by Rick Suvalle Starring: Kacey Barnfield, Stephen Rea, Eliza Bennett Best line: …

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Film Review: Leatherface (2017)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Years before the events that took place in the original The Texas Chainsaw Massacre a young Leatherface (who acts nothing like Leatherface until the end of the movie) escapes from a mental hospital, is taken hostage by a weird homicidal couple, and then kills some people.   REVIEW: Why does Leatherface need an origin story? I have no idea. I always just thought that he was …

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