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Film Review: Vampire Girl vs. Frankenstein Girl (2009)

SYNOPSIS: (aka: Kyûketsu Shôjo tai Shôjo Furanken ) “[Vampire Girl vs. Frankenstein Girl] is set in a high school located at the base of Tokyo Tower. But this is not your typical straitlaced Japanese institute of learning: It’s a special school set aside for the underbelly of Japan’s teens, social misfits and all-around freaks. So why is the too-cute-for-words Monami …

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Film Review: Irreversible (2002)

SYNOPSIS: This French thriller chronicles the unspeakable horror of rape and the aftermath of revenge. When a woman is brutally violated, her angered boyfriend and ex-boyfriend team up to track down the rapist and take justice into their own hands. Albert Dupontel, Vincent Cassel and Monica Bellucci star, and Gaspar Noé (I Stand Alone) directs. Nominated for the Golden Palm …

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Film Review: Timo Rose’s Beast (2009)

SYNOPSIS: Several people, cursed to turn into monstrous feral beasts, find themselves pursued through Germany by unknown, violent forces. REVIEW: Directed by: Timo Rose Written by: Timo Rose and Mark Hyacinth Starring: Raine Brown, Joe Zaso, Joe Davison, Andreas Pape, Timo Rose When thinking of a creature called a beast, one might think big mythical creatures such as Bigfoot or …

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Film Review: Road Kill (aka Road Train) (2010)

SYNOPSIS: Australia’s barren Outback provides the setting for this hair-raising thriller about a massive, driverless truck that runs four teenagers off the road and then becomes their personal hell-wagon after they try to drive it to safety. Finding themselves hostages on a surreal journey, the teens discover that they’re not alone aboard the giant big-rig as the action rolls toward …

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Film Review: Open House (2010)

SYNOPSIS: A couple on the verge of a nasty divorce attempt to sell their empty love nest and move on with their lives, separately. After a successful open house they are horrified to discover, days later, that a potential buyer didn’t leave their home. While Alice is being held captive in the basement, the unannounced house guest moves in upstairs. …

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Film Review: Boston Girls (2010)

SYNOPSIS: Tired of their boyfriends’ infidelities, two girls (Camille Solari and Shay Astar) from Boston make a New Year’s pact to wipe out everyone who has ever mistreated them — and they soon embark on a murderous revenge spree in this indie thriller. Directed by Gabriel Bologna, the film stars his parents, Joseph Bologna and Renée Taylor, along with Danny …

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Film Review: Attack Of The Giant Leeches (1957)

SYNOPSIS: “After local moonshine-swilling trapper Lem Sawyer sees a giant creature, people start disappearing. While searching for illegal traps Steve Benton and Nan Greyson, his girl-friend find Lem dying with giant sucker wounds on his body. One couple Liz Walker and Cal Moulton, forced into the water by her enraged husband Dave Walker, gets taken by the leeches. When police …

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Film Review: Paul McCartney Really Is Dead (2010)

Paul McCartney Really Is Dead:  The Last Testament of George Harrison (2010) SYNOPSIS: In the summer of 2005, a package arrived at the Hollywood offices of Highway 61 Entertainment from London with no return address. Inside were two mini-cassette audio tapes dated December 30, 1999 and labeled THE LAST TESTAMENT OF GEORGE HARRISON. A voice identical to Harrison tells a …

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Film Review: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice (2010)

SYNOPSIS: Master sorcerer Balthazar Blake recruits an average joe to defend the Earth from his arch-nemesis, Maxim Horvath. REVIEW:  Here I am again my little acolytes with the lowdown on “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice”. The latest film from the seemingly tied at the waist team of director Jon Turtletaub & Nicholas Cage. It seems that Nick’s only hit films over the …

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Film Review: P*rno (2010)

SYNOPSIS: P*rno” is three short films that don’t really have anything to do with each other other than the fact that sex is involved (then again, what did you expect from a film called “P*rno?”). The first one is about two horny high school girls, the second revolves around a one night stand and a man’s odd fetish, and the …

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Film Review: Killer Car (2008)

SYNOPSIS: An attractive college couple goes on a road trip with some friends. Their destination: majestic waterfalls far away from civilization. A place undisturbed by human progress – no shopping malls, crowded freeways… or cell phone reception. It should be a nice little vacation from the hustle and bustle of the big city. Unfortunately the used car they bought is …

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Film Review: Fireball (2009)

SYNOPSIS: Tyler “The Fuse” Draven is a former pro linebacker who has finally hit rock bottom. Draven has been caught using steroids and is no longer allowed to play pro football; if that’s not enough he has a news reporter constantly harassing him waving a camera in his face. After attacking the news reporter Tyler is sent to prison and …

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