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Film Review: A Cry From Within (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: Overcoming the heartache and tragic loss of a child a family relocates from New York City to the country. The house they’ve chosen soon begins to reveal a most ominous presence. Will the apparition get their new cohabitants to hear their Cry From Within? REVIEW: Aka Sebastien Directed by: Zach Miller, Deborah Twiss Starring: Eric Roberts, Deborah Twiss, Cathy ...

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Film Review: A Bay of Blood (Twitch of the Death Nerve) (1971)

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SYNOPSIS: The wealthy Countess Federica (Isa Miranda) is brutally murdered and the crime is made to look like a suicide. Someone has conspired to take control of her beautiful bayside estate and turn it into a resort to reap the monetary benefits. Little do the conspirators know that death is stalking them. Their greed is soon rewarded with absolute carnage. ...

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Film Review: Late Night Double Feature (2014) – Review 2

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SYNOPSIS: A double bill of 1950s-style B-movie shorts from writer/director Christopher R. Mihm, the king of “new old, good bad” movies. REVIEW: Where to begin! This one kind of left me a bit speechless and asking myself what the hell did I just watch! Seriously, everything about it is very ‘different’ to anything else I have seen recently. This actually ...

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Film Review: Necrophagia: Through Eyes of the Dead (2000)

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SYNOPSIS: Through Eyes of the Dead is American extreme metal band Necrophagia’s first video compilation, first released in 2000. It consists of clips for five original songs, interspersed with brief snippets of interview footage. Most of these songs are taken from the 1998 album “Holocausto de la Morte”. The clips combine footage of the band performing with scenes from horror ...

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Film Review: The Late Night Double Feature (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: “A double bill of fifties-style B-movie shorts from writer-director Christopher R. Mihm, the king of ‘new old, good bad’ movies! X The Fiend From Beyond Space: On a decades-long mission to Alpha Centauri, the crew of the UESPA spaceship Endeavor are awakened from LD-sleep to find themselves in orbit around a rogue planet. Finding nothing but a seemingly dead ...

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Film Review: Girl Hell (1999)

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SYNOPSIS: Misaki, a kindhearted 17-year-old schoolgirl, leads a lonely and miserable life. Abandoned by her mother, she lives with her invalid sister and abusive father. Unable to defend herself, her sister is sexually abused by their father constantly, but Misaki herself manages to avoid his incestuous attentions. She is unable to relate to her only friend, a fellow student who ...

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Film Review: Altar (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: A family of four moves in temporarily to a house on the British moors. They have the intention of renovating it, but, they find, it’s the site of an old ritualistic killing. Naturally, the house is haunted. REVIEW: Meg Hamilton (Olivia Williams) restores historic houses. That’s what brings her and her family to the Radcliffe house, a crumbling mansion, ...

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Film Review: The Last Halloween (short film) (2013) Review 2

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SYNOPSIS: Four young trick-or-treaters set out on a door-to-door adventure – making their way from house to house, collecting strange treats as they go – that could very well end up being… the Last Halloween! REVIEW: Another short film, this time a tasy little offering from Canada called The Last Halloween. It’s based on a comic book written by Mark ...

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Film Review: Ken Park (2002)

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SYNOPSIS: Ken Park is about several Californian skateboarders’ lives and relationships with and without their parents. REVIEW: Sex, drugs, and punk rock and roll is the formula to director Larry Clark’s film career. This old pervert got his start in the 1950’s as a photographer, publishing a book, Tulsa, consisting of photographs of his friends shooting speed and heroin. This ...

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