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Film Review: The Dark Tapes (2017)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A genre-defying mixture of horror, sci-fi, myth, mystery and thrills told as four interlocking tales in one intelligent anthology. Ghosts, spirits, creatures, demons and more from the paranormal world collide with rational curiosity. REVIEW: A genre-defying mixture of horror, sci-fi, myth, mystery and thrills told as four interlocking tales in one intelligent anthology. Ghosts, spirits, creatures, …

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Film Review: Personal Shopper (2016)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Maureen is a young American in Paris making her living as a personal shopper for a celebrity. Also, she may have the psychic ability to communicate with spirits, just like her twin brother, Lewis, who recently passed away. Maureen soon starts receiving mysterious messages coming from an unknown source. REVIEW: Reviled and revered at Cannes (depending …

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Film Review: Call of the Wolf (2017)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Kidnapped and trapped by a winter storm, this slow burn thriller follows two strangers who must outsmart an unseen killer. REVIEW: Call of the Wolf was actually Writer/Director R.D. Womack II’s thesis project for the New York Film Academy, and was picked up by Gravitas Ventures. Womack has worked on marketing campaigns for Disney, Lionsgate, Marvel, …

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Film Review: Crawler (2009)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A construction crew is trying to solve a mystery about their bulldozer, which appears to have a mind of its own – and an insatiable hate for the human race. They are soon to discover that the heavy machinery is in fact a shape-shifting life form that mimics and inherits the characteristics of its surroundings. REVIEW: …

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Film Review: Jessabelle (2014)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: Returning to her childhood home in Louisiana to recuperate from a horrific car accident, Jessabelle comes face to face with a long-tormented spirit that has been seeking her return — and has no intention of letting her escape. REVIEW: I’d seen lots of promotional material for Jessabelle over the last few months, so I was admittedly surprised …

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Film Review: Backcountry (2014)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: An urban couple go camping in the woods and find themselves lost in the territory of a predatory black bear. REVIEW: One of the most prevalent knock-off genres of “Jaws” since its release in 1975 has been the Killer Bear Flick.  Second only to Aquatic Creatures Eating Tourists, it was a natural progression that the likes of …

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Film Review: In Search of Lovecraft (2008)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: While shooting a Halloween news story on horror writer H.P. Lovecraft, reporter Rebecca Marsh discovers that the “fiction” Lovecraft wrote is actually true and the creatures and cults described in his writings really exist. REVIEW: The film “In Search of Lovecraft” is not quite a documentary or a straight feature, but rather a pseudo documentary using …

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