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Film Review: And Soon the Darkness (2010)

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When two American girls on a bike trip in a remote part of Argentina split up and one of them goes missing, the other must find her before her worst fears are realized.

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I’m a big fan of the “don’t stray too far in foreign countries” film circle, however the filmmakers of today either are trying to get a message to us or just love to re-do past themes … Continue reading

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Film Review: Curious Stories, Crooked Symbols (2009)

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Anthology of award winning films including The Eyes of Edward James, The Demonology of Desire, and The Facts In the Case of Mister Hollow 2009

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I had heard some good things about Rue Morgue’s founder Rod Gudino’s work, though you never can tell until you check it out for yourself. As the head of one of the few major print magazines in publication, Rod certainly has had his … Continue reading

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Film Review: D4 (2009)

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D4 follows a team of special ops mercenaries on a mission to rescue a kidnapped kid believed to be held in an abandoned government facility. Hired by the boy’s mother, a wealthy doctor with high reaching influence, all seems to be an easy job. But as things unfold, what was meant to be a simple search and rescue turns into a fight for survival.

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With a title like “D4″ … Continue reading

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Film Review: BoogeyMan 3 (2009)

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Although her best friend supposedly committed suicide, college student Sarah Morris (Erin Cahill) knows the girl’s wounds weren’t self-inflicted. But her insistence that the Boogeyman was to blame only prompts her roommates to think she’s losing her mind. Now, Sarah’s splitting her time between trying to convince her campus friends that their lives are in serious danger — and trying to save her own.

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Believe in the boogeyman and … Continue reading

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Film Review: Salvage (2010)

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A holiday reunion for a dysfunctional mother and daughter turns into a nightmare when their neighborhood is quarantined by a band of heavily armed military personnel. Separated from her daughter Jodie (Linzey Cocker) during the initial scuffle, mother Beth (Neve McIntosh) and her lover Kieran (Shaun Dooley) struggle to find their way through the chaos to locate and reunite with her family. Before they can, … Continue reading

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Film Review: BloodWine (2008)

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Andrea is just an ordinary Goth college girl trying to deal with the tragedies life has thrown at her. When her best friend, Brandy, comes back into her life, Andrea thinks things might finally be taking a turn for the better. But when the machinations of a mysterious woman, Carmilla, cause a birthday gift to go horribly awry, Andrea is forced to make the most difficult choice of her life, … Continue reading

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Film Review: BloodStained Romance (2009)

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Holdens a young college student who has never believed in love at first sight …until he sees Sadie, a sweet young coed who is everything he’s ever wanted. But when Holden’s anti-social behavior gets in the way of his attempts to talk to her, his life starts to unravel. Holden believes he loves her and doesn’t want to let that love go. He would do anything to keep it and … Continue reading

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Film Review: Butterfly Effect: Revelation (2009)

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When he discovers that he has the ability to travel through time, teenager Sam Reed (Chris Carmack) uses his newfound power to unravel the mystery surrounding his girlfriend’s (Rachel Miner) untimely death. Despite his noble intentions, Chris inadvertently disrupts the space-time continuum and unleashes the wrath of a psychopathic serial killer. Directed by Seth Grossman, this sci-fi thriller also stars Daniel Spink and Richard Wilkinson

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“Sometimes you can’t fix … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dagon (2001)

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You think you have heard the worst vacation story, I think we have a new one for you. Imagine getting shipwrecked near a small Spanish speaking fishing village. And if that’s not enough the entire town is overrun with strange pale, almost fishlike people. Sound like your kind of get away; just wait until you meet the big guy who runs the whole party.

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Directed by: Stuart Gordon
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Film Review: Blood Scarab (2008)

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Countess Elizabeth Bathory, history’s infamous lesbian vampire who, centuries ago, bathed in the blood of virgins to preserve her youth, arrives from Transylvania to take over the Los Angeles castle of Count Dracula, her vampire husband. At the same time, the 3000 year-old Mummy of Hor-Shep-Sut, an evil Egyptian sorceress, comes to life in a museum and stalks off into the night

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Blood Scarab is an independent low budget … Continue reading

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Film Review: Breaking Her Will (2009)

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This is a disturbing movie about a sexual sadist who abducts a hitch hiker and systematically destroys her spirit. Bill Zebub was studying personality theories (psychologically-based, not neuroscience). In his research he came upon coping mechanisms used by people who are in high-stress situations, like kidnapping. Many people are familiar with the Stockholm Syndrome, in which case a woman falls in love with her captor. This is an unconscious defense. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Black Swan (2010)

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A thriller that zeros in on the relationship between a veteran ballet dancer and a rival.

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To say Black Swaw is open to interpretation, would be an understatement. Though we really shouldn’t expect anything less from visionary director Darren Aronofsky. His films have taken bold steps over his career, though I believe that Black Swan is well within his best work while being consumable this time around.

Natalie Portman plays the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Outcast (2010)

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Petronella has fallen in love. Unfortunately the boy she loves, Fergal is, along with his mother, being stalked by a murderous creature. At the same time Fergal’s mother, Mary is also being hunted by two men who want to enact revenge for something she did many years earlier. Who will get to Fergal & Mary first? The mysterious creature…or the two mystery men?

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I’m baack! I think I’m trying … Continue reading

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Film Review: Tron:Legacy (2010)

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 Kevin Flynn, cyber genius disappeared without a trace over 20 years ago. His son Sam Flynn has found him in the Grid. The cyber world Kevin created just prior to his disappearance. Now Sam has gone into the cyber world to find his father & stop his virtual doppelganger, Clu , from escaping the cyber world with his army of digital warriors to achieve his ultimate goal…taking over … Continue reading

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Film Review: Buried Alive (2008)

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When five of their fellow students disappear, Melanie (Brit Morgan) and her brother, Travis (Jeff Blum), investigate in this spine-tingling digital miniseries. Racing against time to rescue the victims — who have been buried alive — the siblings turn to the Internet for help. But will the Web posts, found footage and online diaries they use help them trace the psychotic kidnapper in time to rescue his victims?

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