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Film Review: Oh, God! (1977)

SYNOPSIS: “Jerry Landers, a supermarket assistant manager and a good yet non-religious person, suddenly finds a note in the mail one day that grants him an ‘interview’ with God. Thinking it to be a hoax he tosses it away, but when it keeps reappearing he finally gives in. Skeptical at first, he ends up carrying His personal message – that …

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Film Review: The Private Life Of Sherlock Holmes (1970)

SYNOPSIS: “Sherlock Holmes becomes involved in the case of Gabrielle Valladon when the young woman is fished out of the river and brought to 221b Baker Street by a cabbie. She’s quite beautiful and doesn’t really remember who she is or why she mentioned Holmes’ name when found. Using his deductive powers, Holmes determines she is Belgian and having retrieved …

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Film Review: Hope Lost (2015)

SYNOPSIS: When prostitution becomes her life she also finds a magic lamp. Her wishes? Well let’s just say mankind has no chance. REVIEW: Ah, the titillations and disappointments in the world of exploitation cinema. There’s almost nothing better, and at the same time worse, in the whole movie world. The eye-catching posters and amazing cover art and scary titles that …

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Film Review: Jacob’s Wrath (short film) (2016)

SYNOPSIS: Alone in an airport’s bathroom, a father embarks on a dark and twisted daydream that leads him to consider assassinating his daughter’s alleged murderer and the three young men who were present when the tragedy occurred. REVIEW: Ok more short films, kiddies! Today we have JACOB’S WRATH, a Canadian film written and directed by Alexandre Carriere. The film stars …

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Film Review: Genki Genki 18

REVIEW: We all have our limits when it comes to repulsion and disgust. Some people are hardcore gorefiends who are constantly testing their limits, who relax to the Guinea Pig and August Underground films. Others are repulsed by the blood and gore of something as seemingly tame as Gremlins. And most horror fans fall somewhere in between. Myself, I’ve always …

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Film Review: The Witching (2016)

SYNOPSIS: Several friends and makers of a paranormal podcast called ‘the Witching Hour,’ go to the location of a supposed witch burning on Halloween night. As they sit around a campfire waiting for the titular witching hour they tell one another spooky stories. REVIEW: Director: Corey Norman Starring: Jessica Bedell, Ian Carlsen, Joanna Clark Going into this blindly like I …

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Film Review: The Purging Hour (2015)

SYNOPSIS: A family who has recently moved to Mammoth Mountain, California, is being hunted by a mysterious force. REVIEW: The Purging Hour  is Writer/Director  Emmanuel Giorgio Sandoval’s second film.  This is yet another  found footage film, which includes mockumentary style interviews.   The words “found footage” make most people cringe these days, as we’ve all seen way too many films using …

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Film Review: Phantasm (1979)

SYNOPSIS: Often considered one of the icons of 1970s independent horror cinema, director Don Coscarelli’s classic nail-biter follows two boys who, in pursuit of an odd-looking grave robber, may wind up as the newest members of a freshly dead slave race. Jody (Bill Thornbury) and Mike (A. Michael Baldwin) discover that the creature (Angus Scrimm) stealing cadavers walks the earth …

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Film Review: My Bloody Banjo (2015)

SYNOPSIS: A young man becomes manipulated by his imaginary friend to exact revenge on his tormenting co-workers. REVIEW: My Bloody Banjo stars relative newcomer, James Hamer-Morton as the nebbish Peltzer Arbuckle. Peltzer’s mother has died and left him with the family home and an inheritance. His recent girlfriend, Deetz (Dani Thompson, Rock Band Vs. Vampires), is far too hot to …

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Film Review: Hellgate (1989)

SYNOPSIS: Four friends discover that an urban legend about a seductive phantom hitchhiker is no myth. Now the spectral beauty is intent on loving one of them to death. To lift the curse they must venture to an abandoned ghost town and face a parade of zombies and evil spirits. It’s a deranged paint-huffing Evil Dead wannabe from the director …

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