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Film Review: Customer 152 (2016)

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SYNOPSIS: Terence, played by DJ Qualls stunt double Dan Crisafulli, is a troubled man. He’s declared bankruptcy and exists with paranoid schizophrenia. Purchasing a car with a mysterious black credit card, Terence finds himself haunted by tall men in black suits. REVIEW: Director: Jonathan Holbrook Starring: Dan Crisafulli, Kay Whitney, Richard Garcia Due to public demand Jonathan Holbrook remakes his …

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Film Review: Dead Ringers (1988)

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SYNOPSIS: Twin gynecologists take full advantage of the fact that nobody can tell them apart, until their relationship begins to deteriorate over a woman. REVIEW: “I’ve often thought that there should be beauty contests for the insides of bodies.” Cronenberg’s 1988 film is a harrowing character study involving not a single protagonist but two. Specifically, twins Stewart and Cyril Marcus …

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Film Review: Rabid (1977)

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SYNOPSIS: A young woman develops a taste for human blood after undergoing experimental plastic surgery, and her victims turn into rabid, blood-thirsty zombies who proceed to infect others, which turns into a city-wide epidemic. REVIEW: Rarely is an ex-adult film star ever seen in a normal role. Typically this is primarily due to lack of acting ability and being pigeon …

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Film Review: Belcebu: Tomame, soy tu Puta del Infierno (2005)

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SYNOPSIS: Belcebu, legendary rock star, builds up his drug empire until the Devil offers him eternal life. REVIEW: Made in Spain and distributed by Troma Team Video worldwide, Belcebu: Tomame, soy tu Puta del Infierno (translated to Belcebu: Take me, I’m Your Whore From Hell, which is certainly an interesting title) very much fits the mold for something that is distributed …

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Film Review: Wacko (1982)

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SYNOPSIS: “It all started exactly thirteen years ago, when Mary Graves’ older sister was murdered on Halloween prom night by a power-mowing maniac. Poor Mary – since then she has experienced horror, sexual frustration, even psychoanalysis, but she still sees little lawnmowers everywhere. But tonight will be different. Tonight, at the new Halloween Prom, all the questions of the past …

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Film Review: Beyond the Wall of Fear (2016)

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SYNOPSIS: Strange experiments…mysterious monsters…Lovecraftian horror…telekinetic bloodletting…ravenous insanity…merely a sampling of what lies…BEYOND THE WALL OF FEAR! Eight twisted tales envelope you in the dark evil that whispers just below the surface of reality REVIEW: By all measures, I shouldn’t have liked “Beyond the Wall of Fear.” It’s corny, the acting is amateurish, and it looks like they spent all of …

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Film Review: Carmilla the Lesbian Vampire (2004)

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SYNOPSIS: Jenna’s father whisks her away after she becomes afflicted with a vampiric disease, and on their way home, they encounter vampire Carmilla, zombies, and a vampire hunter REVIEW: 2004 was a very busy year for Vince D’Amato. Somehow he was able to release the short film Heads are Gonna Roll, a collection of heavy metal band Necrophagia’s music videos …

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Film Review: Francesca (2015)

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SYNOPSIS: Two detectives must catch a serial killer, but their only chance to find him, is to solve the case of missing girl who disappeared 15 years ago. REVIEW: Francesca is an Argentinian giallo thriller from director Luciano Onetti (co-written with brother Nicolas Onetti; this is Luciano’s second film, his first being Sonno Profondo/Deep Sleep). Believe it or not, this …

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Film Review: Ghosts in the Machine (House of VHS) (2016)

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SYNOPSIS: Six European’s on a holiday in the French countryside attempt to navigate the English language. Also, there’s something about a magic VHS player. REVIEW: Directed by: Gautier Cazenave Starring: Isabell McCann, Florie Auclerc-Vialens, Ruy Buchholz, Morgan Lamorte, Delphine Lanniel, Petur Oskar Sigur Bad movies are supposed to be fun; VHS built its legend around schlock theater and the tape …

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Film Review: Brutal (2006)

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SYNOPSIS: A group of criminals kidnap a woman for ransom, hoping for a big payday. Unfortunately, they discover that crime doesn’t pay. REVIEW: Brutal is from director Filip Chalatsis, and is a Greek horror film. This, by itself, was interesting to me, because I can’t for the life of me think of another Greek horror film I’ve ever seen. I love …

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Film Review: Sick The Life and Death of Bob Flanagan Supermasochist (1997)

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SYNOPSIS: This documentary chronicles the life and art of Bob Flanagan, who was diagnosed with the disease cystic fibrosis. Director Kirby Dick examines how Flanagan began routinely maiming his own body to deal with and overcome the acute physical pain he felt every day. Flanagan’s self-torturing habits are the basis for his avant-garde live performances, which are featured prominently in …

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Film Review: Sadomaster Locura General (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Mauricio Beccar Varela is now the president of Argentina, this means the triumph of a savage and oppressive capitalism, which reaches unsuspected extremes of torture, but the anarchists always be there to meet them, perhaps using the same methods questionable REVIEW: Picking up right where 2005’s Sadomaster left off, German Magarinos’ 2011 film, Sadomaster Locura General (aka Sadomaster Total …

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Film Review: Daylight’s End (2016)

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SYNOPSIS: The world has been ravaged by a horrible disease, and civilization has collapsed leaving only small pockets of innocent survivors, roving gangs, and hard-edged, crusty loners to determine who will rebuild the world – if they even can.   REVIEW: Daylight’s End is a post-apocalyptic film set sometime in the not too distant future, probably sometime after the day after …

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