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Film Review: Deadly Eyes (1982)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: Contaminated grain breeds overgrown, killer rats in this Golden Harvest production. Dachshunds were dressed up as rats for the special effects. REVIEW: Tonight they will rise from the darkness beneath the city… to feed! Rats the size of dogs! Surely that opener statement should send enough chills to wet your appetite. Under the original title of “Night …

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Film Review: Ravenous (1999)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: Captain John Boyd’s promotion stations him at a fort where a rescued man tells a disturbing tale of cannibalism. REVIEW: One of the true underrated cult gems, “Ravenous” is a film that has managed to stay under the radar for quite awhile. With its new release to bluray, the film might finally have a chance to garner …

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Film Review: The Amateur Monster Movie (2011)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: “After a group of boy scouts are mysteriously killed by a wolf-like creature on Cadaverous Island, Walter Romero, whose best friend was among the killed, sets out to find exactly what happened. In order to reach the island, Walter teams up with Johnny Mason, neighborhood stoner, to smoke up Ashley Valinski, neighborhood hottie, and get her to …

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Film Review: Jodorowsky’s Dune (2013)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: The story of cult film director Alejandro Jodorowsky’s ambitious but ultimately doomed film adaptation of the seminal science fiction novel. REVIEW: Dune is a complicated film that arrived in 1984 under the direction of visionary David Lynch. Even under his masterful direction, the film was still regarded as great science fiction that was perhaps too deep …

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Film Review: Axeman at Cutter’s Creek (2013)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: Nine vacationing twenty-somethings are hunted by an axe-wielding local legend. REVIEW: Premise: A bunch of horny young adults travel to a backwoods cabin near Cutter’s Creek to engage in the sport of all out debauchery. After a scary storytelling session talking about the exploits of the “Axe Man,” the killing begins. You’ll never guess who dies first …

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Film Review: Penetration Angst (2003)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: In the vein of Audition and Hostel. Helen finds herself having intimacy problems with men. Her private parts are devouring all lovers and leaving her with an insatiable thirst for blood. In order to satisfy her cravings she becomes a prostitute which leads to a death filled tale of murder, madness, and sex. REVIEW: Movies are meant …

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Film Review: Grand Piano (2013)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Moments before his comeback performance, a concert pianist who suffers from stage fright discovers a note written on his music sheet. REVIEW: World class pianist Tom Selznick has a real problem. During his comeback performance in Chicago he opens up his sheet music only to find the following message written in red across the notes he’s …

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Film Review: Exitus Interruptus (2006)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Der Tod ist erst der Anfang, Exitus interruptus – Exit death is just the beginning. Another gory exploitaton film by Andreas Bethmann REVIEW: I’m beginning to believe that Andreas Bethmann has really only made two movies, but just keeps remaking each one with different actors and extended scenes. Of course, I’m exaggerating, but he definitely does …

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Film Review: King Kong (1976)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: “The owner of the oil company Petrox Corporation, Fred Wilson, invests all his possessions searching oil in an unexplored island. The vessel leaves Surubaya, in Indonesia, with the stowaway Jack Prescott, who wants to protect an ape called Kong. While traveling, they find the castaway Dwan in the middle of nowhere in a rescue boat in the …

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Film Review: Martin (1976)

Martin (1976)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: rge Romero does for vampires what he has already done for zombies – an intense and realistic treatment that follows the exploits of Martin, who claims to be eighty-four years old, and who certainly drinks human blood. The boy arrives in Pittsburgh to stay with his uncle, who promises to save Martin’s soul and destroy him once …

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