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Film Review: Tokyo Gore School (2009)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Shinichi Sanada, a young high school student, attempts to kill himself by jumping to his death. Shinichi survives but is seriously injured. Hayato Fujiwara (Yusuke Yamada), the High School Student President, senses there’s more to this than just Shinichi being bullied. Hayato decides to talk to Shinichi’s teacher Kyoko Aizawa. Hayato can’t get many answers from …

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Film Review: The Summoning (2017)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: When a law student uncovers chilling secrets and places her life at risk, a grieving detective gets assigned to her case. REVIEW: Director: Alberto G. Rodriguez Writer: Alberto G. Rodriguez Starring: Leila Almas, Jaime Zevallos, Manny M. Hernandez, Eric Roberts The Summoning is the story of law student Rachel—played by Leila Almas (American Sharia)—and Detective Silva—played …

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Film Review: A Room to Die For (2017)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: When a broke young couple rent a room in an elderly couple’s London house, it becomes apparent that they aren’t really what they seem.  REVIEW: Director: Devanand Shanmugam Writer: Matthew J. Gunn, Devanand Shanmugam Starring: Loren Peta, Michael Lieber, Christopher Craig, Antonia Davies, Ben Ellis A Room to Die For is an English horror film of …

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Film Review: Keeper of Darkness (2015)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Nick Cheung plays a streetwise exorcist who becomes an overnight sensation when his extraordinary exorcisms are recorded and go viral on the internet. However, this attracts not only the attention from the media but also creatures from the underworld. REVIEW: Directed by Nick Cheung Movies that declare themselves as a certain genre are usually designed to …

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Film Review: Vertigo (1958)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: “Police detective John ‘Scottie’ Ferguson is asked by an old college friend, Gavin Elster, if he would have a look into his wife Madeleine’s odd behavior. Lately, she’s taken to believing that she is the reincarnation of a woman who died many years ago and Elster is concerned about her sanity. Scottie follows her and rescues her …

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Film Review: Annabelle: Creation (2017)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Several years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into their home, soon becoming the target of the dollmaker’s possessed creation, Annabelle. REVIEW: Director: David F. Sandberg Starring: Stephanie Sigman, Anthony LaPaglia, Miranda Otto, Lulu Wilson, Talitha Bateman. In 2013, …

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Film Review: Wicked City (1992)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: When humans are cast into an epic war with reptilian monsters, an anti-monster agent falls in love with the enemy. REVIEW: Set in Hong Kong near the turn of the last century, Wicked City (1987) is a Chinese adaptation of the first of a series of Japanese speculative horror fiction novels written by Hideyuki Kikuchi. Directed …

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Film Review: The Wailing (2016)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS:  A desperate policeman fights to rescue his young daughter, who has been possessed and overtaken by a malicious supernatural power after a rash of violent killings plague his small town. REVIEW: A film that definitely made my Top Ten list of 2016, The Wailing is a gorgeously-shot supernatural mystery that dances confidently and compellingly between comedic, …

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