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Film Review: Black Ops (aka Dead Water) (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: When a WWII-era battleship, reactivated and deployed in the Persian Gulf for black-op interrogations, falls radio silent, an elite Marine task force, along with an NCIS investigator and two scientists, are sent to apprehend the terrorists… Only to find a more devious enemy. REVIEW: Black Ops is not my kind of movie. I am not into Army, Navy or ...

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Film Review: Children of the Grave (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: Look dead into the eye of fear to unearth the shocking existence of ghost children! Examine real paranormal case files while exploring haunted orphanages and asylums. Uncover the dark shadows from untold stories of unmarked graves. Journey to Zombie Road and investigate the invasion of shadow children. Ghost hunt in Pythian Castle’s black mass of pain where the hunters ...

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Film Review: Born (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: When 21-year-old virgin Mary Elizabeth (Alison Brie) discovers that she’s pregnant, her family thinks it’s a miracle from God. Her sudden homicidal rages, however, portend that she’s carrying an ancient evil in her womb instead. As Mary Elizabeth falls deeper under the spell of her gestating demon-child, she unwittingly prepares the way for all hell to break loose when ...

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Film Review: Book of Blood (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: Based on the writings of horror master Clive Barker, this creepy thriller centers on paranormal expert Mary Florescu (Sophie Ward) and spiritual medium Simon McNeal (Jonas Armstrong), who band together to investigate the mysterious occurrences of an alleged haunted house. When hostile spirits begin to speak through Simon in a horrifying fashion, he and Mary discover that the house ...

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Film Review: Blessed (2004)

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SYNOPSIS: A young woman (Heather Graham) is impregnated with the devil’s spawn in this horror tale. Anxious to become parents, a young couple’s dreams come true when they’re given the funds to pay for an expensive fertility treatment. But the joyous couple soon learns that their medical-miracle twins are actually the devil’s children. James Purefoy, Fionnula Flanagan, David Hemmings and ...

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Film Review: Beneath the Flesh (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: Randall Kaplan directs this menagerie of darkly disturbing shorts that explores how various victims grapple with their worst nightmares, beginning with “Id,” the story of a man who’s simultaneously tortured by love and a mysterious being. Other tales include “The Basement,” in which two men stage a confrontation underground; and “Boxhead,” in which an old man reunites with a ...

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Film Review: Phobia 2 (aka Ha phraeng ) (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: Phobia 2 is dissected into 5 shorts stories; Novice, Ward, Backpackers, Salvage and In The End REVIEW: Directors: Banjong Pisantthanakun * Paween Puriktpanya * Songyos Sugmakanan * Parkpoom Wongpoom Actors: Erika Toda * Charlie Trairat * Marsha Wattanapanich Never having seen PHOBIA 1 I had no idea what I was getting into with this Thai film. Turns out it ...

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Film Review: X-files – I Want to Believe (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson reprise their trademark roles as FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully in this long-awaited sequel to the 1998 hit film The X Files: Fight the Future, based on the phenomenally popular TV series. Amanda Peet (“Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip”), Billy Connolly and Xzibit fill out the cast, along with series regular ...

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Film Review: Vampire (aka Demon Under Glass) (2002)

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SYNOPSIS: The pursuit of a serial killer leads to a deeper evil. When the government captures a vampire he is imprisoned and subjected to brutal medical experiment. With the project’s original MD dead a rookie from the clinic downstairs is brought in as a replacement. As the procedures becomes more gruesome, he is torn between sympathy for a patient’s suffering ...

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Film Review: The Season (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: Rural Iowa. A Quaint Store. Strangers, deemed suitable breeders, find their vehicles sabotaged. Before dawn, they become subjected to the unholy practices of the excommunicated Amish family, as well as several genetically defective β€˜kin’ amongst them. Once again, it is the time of The Season. See the trailer of “The Season” REVIEW: Directed by: Adam Edward Brooks Written by: ...

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