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Film Review: Razorback (1984)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A wild, vicious pig terrorizes the Australian outback. The first victim is a small child who is killed. The child’s granddad is brought to trial for killing the child but aquitted. The next victim is an American TV-journalist. Her husband Carl gets there and starts to search for the truth. The local inhabitants won’t really help …

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Film Review: Transylmania (2009)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Spoof horror in which a group of college kids do a semester abroad in Romania and realize that if the partying doesn’t kill them, the vampires just might! REVIEW:  Directed by David Hillenbrand and Scott Hillenbrand, the creators of “Dorm Daze” and National Lampoon’s “Dorm Daze 2” is a spanking new horror comedy right out of …

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

Rate This Movie 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. …

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Film Review: The Woods (2006)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Set in 1965 New England, a troubled girl encounters mysterious happenings in the woods surrounding an isolated girls school that she was sent to by her estranged parents. REVIEW: I’m a bit of a Lucky McKee aficionado. I consider his “May” to be one of the greatest and most underappreciated horror flicks of this new millennium. …

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Film Review: Futureworld (1976)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: “It has been several years since the disaster at the Delos resort (the events of Westworld), and Delos is ready to reopen, replacing Westworld with the new ‘Futureworld’ which is getting rave reviews. However, one of Delos’s most famous critics, reporter Chuck Browning, is still not convinced that Delos has cleaned up its act, especially after an …

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Film Review: Freakshow (2007)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: In a modern retelling of Tod Browning’s “Freaks” (1932), “Freakshow” tells the story of a group of criminals who chose to hide out by working security at a traveling circus. At first, they plot with an insider to steal the ticket sales, but the wily Lucy has bigger plans. She convinces the gang to let her …

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Film Review: Lucy (2014)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: An unwilling participant in a drug trafficking scheme involving an experimental new drug, Lucy is inadvertently exposed to the drug’s unusual characteristics. Lucy begins to utilize more and more of her brain capacity to the point where she can not only control her own body, but others around her and things such as phones, computers and gravity. Now she must enlist the …

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Film Review: The Grudge (2004)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: An American nurse living and working in Tokyo is exposed to a mysterious supernatural curse, one that locks a person in a powerful rage before claiming their life and spreading to another victim. REVIEW: Oh, to re-experience the film “The Grudge” is exciting indeed. Though for the record I love good Asian horror, and tend to …

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Film Review: The Sleeping Room (2014)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: A psychological gothic tale of Victorian revenge. REVIEW: In 2013, The Conjuring was released into theaters. It was a movie about a haunted house that captured the attention of the theater-going audiences. They loved the ghostly tale. But that mainstream horror flick is not the only recent movie that was based upon hauntings and ghosts. Many movies …

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Film Review: The Perfect Witness (aka The Ungodly) (2007)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: When struggling filmmaker Mickey Gravatski (Wes Bentley) inadvertently records a notorious serial killer (Mark Borkowski) in the middle of a murderous act, he decides to use the footage to blackmail the madman into being the subject of a disturbing new documentary. Directed by Thomas Dunn, this unsettling psychological thriller explores the dark side of the human …

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