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Film Review: The Itching (short film) (2016)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: In this handmade collaboration, a shy Wolf tries to connect with a group of hip, party-loving Bunnies but finds her body is in revolt. REVIEW: More short films, kiddies! Today we have THE ITCHING, an animated short written and directed by Dianne Bellino. When I say animated, I actually mean “claymation”, stop motion photography. I don’t …

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Film Review: The Legend Of Boggy Creek (1972)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A documentary-style drama which questions the existence of a monster in an Arkansas swamp. REVIEW: Ahhh. The smell of the swampy marshlands in Foulke, Arkansas where “The Legend Of Boggy Creek” takes place. The film, directed by Charles Pierce, is a sort of documentary style piece recounting the year where our narrator (Vern Stierman) tells of …

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Film Review: Footsteps (2006)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A young man called Andrew is forced to endure a bitter encounter with a man known as the Cameraman, who enjoys filming beatings, murders and rapes in an abandoned underpass. REVIEW: If I say the name Gareth Evans, you are no doubt immediately thinking about The Raid: Redemption, or maybe The Raid 2, or maybe that …

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Film Review: Sledgehammer (1983)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A young boy murders his mother and her lover with a hammer. Ten years later, a wave of teenage murders plagues the same area. REVIEW: The early 80’s saw a wave of horror films produced by filmmakers working with no budget and a camcorder. These efforts, called “Shot-on-Video (SOV) movies”, favored buckets of blood over coherent …

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Film Review: Panic Room (2002)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: “Meg Altman – emotionally estranged from her cheating ex-husband, pharmaceutical magnate Stephen Altman – and their street-wise pre-teen daughter Sarah Altman are spending their first night in their just purchased converted brownstone in the Upper West Side of Manhattan. The conversions, which include a functioning elevator and secure panic room, were made by the now deceased …

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Film Review: Ice Age (2002)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: “20,000 years ago, our planet was entering an ice age. All kinds of animals begin immigrating to the south, seeking more warm climates. Sid, a sloth who never stops talking is left behind sleeping while everyone else begins the journey to the south. Awaking, he meets Manny, a mammoth who travels to the north, and decides …

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Film Review: The Other One (short film)

Rate This Movie  More short films, kiddies! Today we have THE OTHER ONE, written by Lorcan Reilly and directed by Simon Rickards. This is another artist collective created film, this time from a group called Godiva Films based in the UK. This is a fairly new group, formed in 2016 but based around a production company founded by Mr. Rickards …

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Film Review: Passenger Zero (short film) (2017)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Passenger zero is the story of Aiden and Eleanor, two random strangers brought together by extreme circumstances. Their journey is new, strange and sometimes terrifying. REVIEW: More short films, kiddies! Today we have PASSENGER ZERO. produced by Celtic Badger Media, written and directed by Brian O’Regan. A young girl called Elanor (Audrice Styles) walking alone on …

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