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Film Review: Dogman (2012)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Hanklin Purvis enjoys the outdoors, and he loves to hunt. He and his wife, Dorothy, live on a farm in the rural mid-west. For some reason, during the season before autumn, things start happening. The first victims are family pets, then wild animals. But it’s not until people are injured that the police get involved. The …

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Film Review: Dark Sanity (1982)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: When recovering alcoholic Karen and her husband move into a new house she starts seeing visions of the terrible unsolved murder that took place there years earlier. Unfortunately the killer is still walking around free and has decided that since she is close to solving the murder thanks to the visions that Karen must be the next …

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Film Review: Backwoods (2006)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: An idyllic stay in the Spanish countryside takes a nightmarish turn for two couples when they discover a feral girl chained inside an abandoned house and decide to turn her over to the authorities. But the real drama begins when locals armed with shotguns show up looking for the girl. BAFTA winners Gary Oldman and Paddy …

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Film Review: Truth of Dare (2017)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Eight college friends head to a “Haunted Rental” for Halloween. But when they replay the game that made the house infamous, they awaken an evil spirit intent on stealing their souls. REVIEW: SyFy Network is well known for their films. I think the word most people use would be “infamous”. Bad writing, cheesy special effects, bad …

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Film Review: Jackals (2017)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A family hires a deprogrammer to rescue its youngest member from a cult. Too bad the cult isn’t just going to let him go that easily and they end up terrorizing the family (who have taken refuge at a cabin in the woods), killing anyone that gets in their way, demanding that they return him to them.  REVIEW: I’ve …

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Film Review: Tragedy Girls (2017)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Sadie and McKayla, two death-obsessed teenage girls use their online show about real-life murders to send their small mid-western town into a frenzy and solidify their legacy as modern horror legends. REVIEW: Director: Tyler MacIntyre Writers: Tyler, MacIntyre, Chris Lee Hill, Justin Olson Starring: Brianna Hildebrand, Alexandra Shipp, Josh Hutcherson Social media has undoubtedly become an …

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Film Review: Don’t Hang Up (2016)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: While not in class, Brady (Garrett Clayton) and his best friend, Sam (Gregg Sulkin), spend their time making prank calls that they upload online to receive millions of views. As their online celebrity begins to rise, the boys escalate their pranks to a dangerous level. One evening, Brady and Sam receive a prank call of their …

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Film Review: Mimic (1997)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: “A virulent new disease is killing the children of Manhattan and has reached epidemic proportions. Peter Mann in desperation asks the entomologist, Doctor Susan Tyler, if she can help by killing the disease carrier, the common cockroach. Susan genetically engineers a new species of predatory insect to exterminate the cockroach and then die off. This novel …

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Film Review: The Watch (2012)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: “In Glenview, Ohio, Evan is the manager of the Costco department store and married to Abby. When the Costco night watchman, Antonio Guzman, is mysteriously murdered, Evan organises the Neighbourhood Watch, a watch team with his suburban neighbours Bob, Franklin and Jamarcus to protect the neighbourhood and find the killer of Antonio. Soon they discover that …

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