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Film Review: The Hollow (2015)

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SYNOPSIS: Three sisters lose their parents in a fiery car crash and head to Shelter Island to live with their Aunt. Unfortunately they arrive just in time to experience the reawakening of a century-old curse that will threaten the lives of everyone on the island. REVIEW: The Hollow takes place in the Pacific Northwest on Shelter Island which can only …

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Film Review: Mary Loss of Soul (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: After disappearing one night while vacationing at her family’s lake house, fifteen year old Mary seems far from quite the same. Sullen, filled with angst and melancholy, at first glance she appears to be just like any other teenaged girl. Yet even her family can’t quite seem to connect with her. After closer investigation its evident Mary’s soul has …

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Film Review: Zoombies (2016)

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SYNOPSIS: When a strange virus quickly spreads through a safari park and turns all the zoo animals undead, those left in the park must stop the creatures before they escape and zombify the whole city. REVIEW: I am by no means The Asylum movies’ connoisseur. I don’t like their “let’s conceive a crazy idea and make cult movie!” approach, because, …

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Film Review: Death Becomes Her (1992)

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SYNOPSIS: When a woman learns of an immortality treatment, she sees it as a way to outdo her long-time rival. REVIEW: There are questions and themes that always seem to come up throughout the centuries of stories that exist. These concepts manage to capture the minds of audiences. They are intriguing in ways that keep them repeating throughout literature, film, …

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Film Review: Sharkansas Women’s Prison Massacre (2016)

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SYNOPSIS: When a fracking environmental accident rips apart the earth’s crust, the resulting hole lets out prehistoric sharks from underground. The sharks target a group of women and trap them in a cabin. REVIEW: I love myself a good B-movie; pure unpretentious fun – no strings attached. Jim Wynorski used to be very reliable when it comes to delivering this …

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Film Review: I Am ZoZo (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: I Am ZoZo is a psychological thriller about five young people who play with a Ouija board on Halloween and attract the attention of a malevolent demon. The film is based on real experiences with an ancient and malevolent spirit called ZoZo that attaches itself to people exclusively through Ouija boards. REVIEW: In the world of DTV (Direct To …

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Film Review: Skinwalkers (2006)

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SYNOPSIS: As 12-year-old Timothy (Matthew Knight) prepares to turn 13, he’s blissfully unaware that he’s a half blood slated to transform — and that his extended family of good-hearted werewolves has been protecting him since the day he was born. Elsewhere, lurking in the shadows, an evil pack of werewolves (led by Jason Behr) has been waiting for more than …

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Film Review: Sector 7 (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Something awaits 8,000 feet under the sea off the southern tip of Jeju Island. The Eclipse is the offshore drilling rig stationed at Sector 7, a mining area in the vast open sea located off the southern tip of Jeju Island. The oil drilling excavations end in failure and headquarters gives the order to withdraw. Captain Jeong-man is sent …

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Film Review: Charly (1968)

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SYNOPSIS: “Charly is an adult male with a cognitive disability struggling to survive in the modern world. His frequent attempts at learning, reading and writing prove difficult. His teacher, Miss Kinian, takes Charly to the clinic where he is observed by doctors who have Charly ‘race’ a mouse, Algernon. Algernon is usually the winner thanks to an experiment that greatly …

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Film Review: War Wolves (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: Fresh from the battlefields of the Middle East, vet Jake Gabriel (director Michael Worth) faces a new enemy as he struggles to suppress the werewolf within after having been cursed with lycanthropy during a gunfight. John Saxon plays a commander sent to the States to apprehend Gabriel before he can infect others — little knowing that a trio of …

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Film Review: Cannibal Suburbia (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: Disturbed entertainers Donkey Punch Disco and the Secret Mango take us through three tales of violence, comedy and feces situated in the Melbourne suburbs. The first story revolves around a disastrous party, the second is a tale of psychotic doppelgangers and finally we have a gory explosion of terror as an unlucky sleaze hound experiences painful tortures inflicted by …

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Film Review: The Last House on the Left (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: While vacationing at their summer home, Emma and John Collingwood (Monica Potter and Tony Goldwyn) show kindness to a group of strangers, unaware that the same men just assaulted their daughter (Sara Paxton). Once they learn the truth, they set out on a no-holds-barred plan for revenge that can only end in bloodshed. Dennis Iliadis directs this updated remake …

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