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Film Review: World War Dead: Rise of the Fallen (2015)

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SYNOPSIS: A team of documentary filmmakers set out to investigate the battlefield of a famous WW1 battle. Instead of historical revelations and meaningful archaeological finds, they are attacked by the cursed undead of the fallen veterans of the battle. REVIEW: World War Dead: Rise of the Fallen, written and directed by Freddie Hutton-Mills and Bart Ruspoli, follows a film crew …

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Film Review: Angst (1983)

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SYNOPSIS: A psychopathic killer is released from prison after a ten-year term. Unable to restrain himself, he immediately sets out on a path of further mutilation and destruction. After botching an attempt at slaying a taxi driver, he escapes on foot into the woods. Discovering a secluded mansion, he breaks in, proceeding to terrorize the family living there. REVIEW:

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Film Review: Danny Johnson Saves The World (2015)

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SYNOPSIS: “Young Danny Johnson (Elliott Mihm) must use his smarts and adventurous spirit to stop devious pint-sized aliens and their unstoppable robot from brainwashing the children of Earth as a precursor to worldwide domination in writer-director Christopher R. Mihm’s retro-styled sci-fi take on classic family films!” (courtesy IMDB) REVIEW: A Merry Cryptmas to all and to all a good fright! …

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Film Review: Deadly Virtues: Love.Honour.Obey. (2014)

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  SYNOPSIS: An intruder interrupts a couple making love in their bedroom, holds them hostage, and terrorizes them for the weekend. He tells the woman what his endgame is but, considering his behavior, it’s hard to believe. As the weekend winds down, no one could have predicted the final outcome. REVIEW: Deadly Virtues: Love.Honour.Obey. is a home invasion movie unlike …

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Film Review: Darkest Day (2015)

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SYNOPSIS: Dan wakes up on a beach with no memory. He discovers an empty city ravaged by a deadly virus. After befriending a small group of survivors it soon becomes clear the army are hunting him down, and the group are forced on a dangerous journey to escape. REVIEW: There’s nothing particularly unique about Darkest Day. It fits into the …

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Film Review: Saw IV (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: Jigsaw and his apprentice Amanda are dead. Now, upon the news of Detective Kerry’s murder, two seasoned FBI profilers, Agent Strahm and Agent Perez, arrive in the terrified community to assist the veteran Detective Hoffman in sifting through Jigsaw’s latest grisly remains and piecing together the puzzle. However, when SWAT Commander Rigg is abducted and thrust into a game, …

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Film Review: Eaten Alive (1977)

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SYNOPSIS: A psychotic redneck who owns a dilapidated hotel in the backwater swamps of Louisiana kills various people who upset him or his business, and he feeds their bodies to a large crocodile that he keeps as a pet in the swamp beside his hotel. REVIEW: “Eaten Alive” is director Tobe Hooper’s 1977 follow up to “The Texas Chain Saw …

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Film Review: Area 51 (2015)

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SYNOPSIS: Found footage is the bane of any viewer of horror films. While, conceptually, the idea can be very interesting, most often it is simply an excuse for lazy filmmaking, shaky camera work, poor to non-existent scripting, and a recipe for complete disappointment. Films in the genre that truly shine are a rarity, most fall flat, and Area 51 falls …

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