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Film Review: Red 2 (2013)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: Frank Moses (Bruce Willis), deemed RED (Retired Extremely Dangerous) by the C.I.A., meanders through his civilian life with his girlfriend Sarah Ross (Mary-Louise Parker) in tow. His best friend, Marvin Boggs (John Malkovich) tries to rescue him (and Sarah) from their increasingly mundane life urging Frank repeatedly to return to the exciting life of a hired hit-man. …

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Film Review: Hallow’s Eve (2013)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: Years after a tragic accident leaves a young child scarred for life, the people responsible pay – with their lives. REVIEW: Bullying is bad, m’kay? And if your bullying leads to something to really terrible, the least you can do is learn from your mistake and maybe become a better person. Apparently not if you’re one of …

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Film Review: The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: “Shipping magnate Karl Stromberg has employed two brilliant scientists to develop a submarine tracking system. Once it is finished, he assures them of multi-million-dollar payouts to their Swiss bank accounts, but not before ruthlessly murdering his young assistant by dumping her into a tank inhabited by a man-eating tiger shark. Shortly afterward, British and Soviet submarines vanish …

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Film Review: The Hamiltons (2006)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Four young adult siblings try to fend for themselves after the mysterious death of their parents. But they harbor some dark secrets which include abducting and killing strangers… REVIEW: Directed by The Butcher Brothers, “The Hamiltons” at first glance reminded me a lot of “An American Family”. Remember that one kiddies? It was basically the first …

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Film Review: Long Weekend (1978)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: “The story concerns a couple, Peter (John Hargreaves) and Marcia (Briony Behets) who, along with their dog, go for a weekend camping trip. The pair show incredible disrespect for nature, especially Peter, such as polluting, killing a Dugong, throwing lit cigarette butts in dry bush, and spraying insecticide, among other transgressions. As tensions between the couple …

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Film Review: Exorcismo (1975)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: After a near fatal car accident a young woman exhibits signs of demonic possession. Her terrified mother calls in an exorcist in hopes of saving her daughter’s life and her soul.  REVIEW: Let me admit right up front that I’m a huge fan of filmmaker Jacinto Molina, better known by his screen name— Paul Naschy. For those …

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Film Review: Necromancy (1972)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: After losing her baby, Laurie and her husband Frank leave New York to start a new life in the small town of Lilith. But despite its bucolic façade, Lilith is no Mayberry. The local populous all practice witchcraft and Mr. Cato, the town’s patriarch has demonic designs on Laurie. REVIEW: I vividly remember a Variety ad …

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