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Film Review: The Convent (2000)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A group of college students break into an abandoned convent and become possessed by demonic spirits. REVIEW: It’s 1960 and a Catholic school girl arrives outside the gates of the St Francis boarding school. In one hand, she carries a duffel bag containing a baseball bat and shotgun, and in the other hand, a can of …

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Film Review: Zebraman (2004)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A down-and-out school teacher receives the calling to become the real life personification of an old television superhero, Zebraman. REVIEW: The image that opens Zebraman is a lady sitting in a hair drying machine in what appears to be the sidewalk outside of a bathhouse, when suddenly, a zebra walks by. The text on the screen …

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Film Review: Adaline (2015)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Adaline’s terrifying visions bleed through from the past and become Daniela’s present-day nightmares. REVIEW: Time for another jaunt into the old-house-with-creepy-past-in-a-small-town territory. I have to admit a certain fondness for this type of material and a reluctance to approaching any new entries in the formula. The former is for the simple fact that even the worst …

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Film Review: Tomie (1999)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A traumatized young woman is trying to recover her memories with the help of a psychiatrist. During her hypnosis sessions, she repeats the name “Tomie” but is unable to recall where she knows it from. REVIEW: You never forget the first time you encounter Junji Ito. Some of you may have stumbled across the image of …

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