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Film Review: The Haunting (aka NO-DO: Beckoning) (2010)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Hoping for a fresh start after a debilitating bout of postpartum depression, pediatrician Francesca (Ana Torrent) and her husband, Pedro (Francisco Boira), move to a house in the country. But soon, Francesca begins having mysterious visions and starts to question her sanity. After encountering a series of ghostly visitors, Francesca realizes that the old house holds …

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Film Review: Trasharella (2009)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: The Hollywood Vampire has cursed every Starlet for centuries. Helena is a Hollywood newcomer following her dream of becoming a Scream Queen just like her idol, a B-Movie Star gone missing. Many ghosts of blonde bombshells and movie stars haunt Helena’s Summer dwelling and come to assist her in killing the Hollywood Vampire once and for …

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Film Review: The Phantom Of The Opera (1925)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: “At the Opera of Paris, a mysterious phantom threatens a famous lyric singer, Carlotta and thus forces her to give up her role (Marguerite in Faust) for unknown Christine Daae. Christine meets this phantom (a masked man) in the catacombs, where he lives. What’s his goal? What’s his secret?” (courtesy IMDB) REVIEW: This week I’m extremely pleased …

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Film Review: Boogeyman (2012)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: The film opens with brothers Jacob and Isaac playing around the neighborhood “creepy house.” Jacob, the younger of the two, is obviously freaked out by the house and what unknown horrors may lie inside, but one of Isaac’s friends takes Jacob’s cell phone and throws it through a window on the top floor. Now Jacob is …

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Film Review: The Lift (1983)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A lift begins displaying some erratic behavior, like trapping some party goers and nearly suffocating them, and decapitating a security guard. Felix, the technician from the lift company, can’t find anything wrong with the circuitry. When he and a nosy reporter begin asking questions of the lift company’s electronics partner (Rising Sun Electronics) his boss puts …

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Film Review: Congo (1995)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: “A megalomaniac CEO sends his son into the dangerous African Congo on a quest for a source of diamonds large enough and pure enough to function as powerful laser communications transmitters (or is it laser weapons?). When contact is lost with his son and the team, his sometime daughter-in-law is sent after them. She is a former …

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Film Review: Baise Moi (2000)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Not for the faint-hearted. Baise-Moi, literally translated as ‘Fuck Me’, defies categories – it features p*rnographic sex scenes & violent shootings, but it won’t fit anyone’s definition of an erotic thriller. After separately committing murders, two French women (Karen Lancaume & Raffaëla Anderson) join together in a spree of crime & sex. Because both have endured …

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