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Film Review: Mimic 2 (2001)

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SYNOPSIS: When a c**kroach-spread plague threatened to decimate the child population of New York City in the original Mimic, biologist Susan Tyler and her research associates developed a crossbreed species of insect, the “Judas Breed” and introduced them into the environment, where they were to spread a toxin, lethal to the c**kroaches. The plan worked until the bugs evolved to ...

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Film Review: The Long Island Cannibal Massacre (1980)

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SYNOPSIS: A series of horrible murders prompts a massive police investigation. Inspector James Cameron, a two-fisted roughneck with his own philosophy on handling crime, heads the investigation. A group of lepers living in the Long Island wastelands have created a terror network, killing and feeding off the flesh of innocent victims. Their leader has mutated into an invulnerable monster; he ...

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Film Review: The Zero Theorem (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: Set in a futuristic society Qohen, an entities programmer has been commissioned to decipher the meaning of life. REVIEW: Directed by: Terry Gilliam Starring: Christoph Waltz, David Thewlis, Melanie Thierry, Matt Damon, Lucas Hedges, Tilda Swinton “Zero must equal one hundred percent” From the opening credits the audience bears witness to an infinite black hole, forever spiralling and engulfing ...

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Film Review: The Phoenix Project (2015)

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SYNOPSIS: Four scientists craft a machine to reanimate deceased organisms. REVIEW: Setting up a makeshift laboratory in a garage, a group of scientists fail to heed the warnings laid out in Mary Shelley’s seminal Frankenstein and work together to try and crack the secret of resurrection. Whilst some amongst you may be thinking there’s potential here for Flatliners or Re-Animator ...

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Film Review: Kyoko vs. Yuki (2000)

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SYNOPSIS: Kyoko, a 17-year-old assassin, finishes her training and is sent after her first target. Meanwhile Yuki, a teenage prostitute, has lured an unsuspecting customer to a hotel room, where she knocks him around, ties him up and steals his briefcase. Before leaving, her girlfriend Maki arrives, and they engage in a little bump and grind to celebrate Yuki’s success. ...

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Film Review: Ragnarok (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: The ancient and modern worlds collide when archaeologist Sigurd Svendsen finds the true meaning of the secret runes found in the Oseberg ship. REVIEW: I love me a viking film, truly I do. Most of the time, you get something really cheesy or, at best, wildly historically inaccurate. To have a chance to see a viking film directly from ...

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Film Review: Adverse Effects (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Daniel is a young man suffering from low self-esteem, who is incapable of defending himself from the abuses of employers and of society in general. He is medicated with antidepressants to make his monotonous life more bearable; however, far from helping him, the medication worsens his condition with hallucinations and psychotic thoughts of vengeance that lead him to a ...

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