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Film Review: Seventh Moon (2008)


SYNOPSIS: Blair Witch co-creator Eduardo Sanchez continues to strip away his characters’ sense of ease and confidence in his third film, which captures the horrors that befall a pair of newlyweds honeymooning in China. Melissa (Amy Smart) and Yul (Tim Chiou) are enjoying the Hungry Ghost Festival immensely, but their hosts think they’re enjoying it too much. Soon, the couple …

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Film Review: Splatter Movie (2008)


SYNOPSIS: A group of filmmakers shooting their latest horror movie are unaware that they’re being stalked and killed by a maniac posing as a member of the crew. REVIEW: “Oh, he came while you were filming the orgasm scene, he brought cookies…” –Stacy Filmmakers are fascinated with themselves. The film industry has told many stories about itself over the years …

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Film Review: Exam (2009)

Exam (2009) Movie

SYNOPSIS: Eight talented candidates have reached the final stage of selection to join the ranks of a mysterious and powerful corporation. Entering a windowless room, an Invigilator gives them eighty minutes to answer one simple question. He outlines three rules they must obey or be disqualified: don’t talk to him or the armed guard by the door, don’t spoil their …

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Film Review: Cherry Bomb (2011)


SYNOPSIS: An exotic dancer seeks revenge on the five men who assaulted her. REVIEW: It was just the other day that I was saying to myself…”we really haven’t had a good femme-fatale revenge movie in awhile”. With a title sporting the words “Cherry Bomb”, I instantly had visions that “The Runaways” might have reunited and decided to kick a few …

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Film Review: Junk: Shiryô-gari (2000)


SYNOPSIS: After a robbery,a group of thieves meets up with the Yakuza at an old abandoned factory in order to exchange money and jewels.However unknown to them the factory was an old military facility which was working on reanimating the dead.And they succeeded,meaning the factory is loaded with bloodthirsty zombies.”Junk” is slowly getting a minor cult following,because it has creepy,old-style …

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Film Review: 23:59 (2011)


SYNOPSIS: An army recruit was found dead during a 24km road march. After the death of the recruit, strange things began to happen, haunting all the soldiers in the barracks. REVIEW: Originally released in Singapore a few years ago, writer/director Gilbert Chan’s “23:59” is just arriving on our shores thanks to the good people at Magnet Releasing and while it’s …

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Film Review: Puppet Master X: Axis Rising (2012)


SYNOPSIS: After foiling a plot to blow up an American arms plant, Danny Coogan and his girlfriend, Beth, quickly find that their troubles have just begun. One of Toulon’s mysterious Puppets has been kidnapped by the Nazis, and under the wicked, watchful eye of the occultist Commandant Moebius, the Puppets’ life-giving serum is synthesized to create a master race of …

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Film Review: Tony London Serial Killer (2010)


SYNOPSIS: Solitary Tony (Peter Ferdinando) lives on the line of society and of sanity: Mostly he’s home alone, cultivating a taste for 1980s action flicks, and when social interaction arises, murder is his solution to an awkward moment. Director Gerard Johnson’s gruesome character study observes the inscrutable figure as he goes about the business of being maladjusted, misreading the world …

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Film Review: Versus (2000)


SYNOPSIS: There are 666 portals that connect this world to the other side. These are concealed from all human beings. Somewhere in Japan exists the 444th portal…. The forest of resurrection. REVIEW: We all like to whine and wring our hands about how there’s too much choice these days, entertainment-wise, and how a lot of the time you just can’t …

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Film Review: Swordfish (2001)


SYNOPSIS: A secretive renegade counter-terrorist co-opts the world’s greatest hacker (who is trying to stay clean) to steal billions in US Government dirty money. REVIEW: Easily one of John Travolta’s greatest roles, “Swordfish” is a collective of great talent, cinematography, script and slick acting. That memorable opening with the Tarantino-like monolog which quickly moves into a hostage-bomb segment ending badly …

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Film Review: Blood Voyage (1976)


SYNOPSIS: A group of people set sail on a psychiatrist’s boat to celebrate his upcoming nuptials. Unfortunately, one of the people on board turns out to be a deranged killer who enjoys butchering the other passengers. Will the remaining survivors be able to stop the murderer or are they all destined to be buried at sea? REVIEW: I wasn’t very …

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Film Review: Ejecta (2014)


SYNOPSIS: Bill Cassidy, alias Spider Nevi, blogs about an alien abduction and attracts the attention of a documentary filmmaker named Joe Sullivan. While in the interview process, Bill and Joe see inexplicable phenomena in the sky before a monumental solar ejecta. They must soon flee through the woods, as they have witnessed the arrival of a hostile alien being. REVIEW: …

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Film Review: Unknown Caller (2014)


SYNOPSIS: Colin Miller, a wealthy, not-so-nice lobbyist is trapped in his own house when his new security system is turned against him. No one can leave the house or make outbound calls, or a bomb will be detonated, destroying the house and everyone inside. Colin’s only hope is to discover his nemesis’ identity through a series of clues he’s been …

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Film Review: Silverhide (2015)


SYNOPSIS:  After receiving a hot tip that a highly classified test has been scheduled at a top secret military base, a trio of reporters stakes out the base to get the story. As the evening progresses, they eventually learn the full import of what is being tested and how far the members of a clandestine organization will go to protect …

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