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Film Review: Slither (2006)

SYNOPSIS: In a southern Mayberrian hunting town a meteorite crashes and a small, cephalopodan parasite begins to wreak havoc. When the infected townsfolk start turning into zombie-like alien hybrids by means of crazy death-worms, the world’s only hope rests in the hands of the do-good, love struck sheriff. This is a blood-soaked battle to save mankind and it is packed …

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Film Review: The Lawnmower Man (1992)

SYNOPSIS: A simple man is turned into a genius through the application of computer science. REVIEW: 1992 welcomed several great films to arise out of the film circuit. From this time period came a memorable Stephen King written story called “The Lawnmower Man“. The Lawnmower Man was the product of his short story collective release titled: “Night shift” (The Lawnmower …

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Film Review: Arang (2006)

SYNOPSIS: A salt storehouse near the sea may be haunted. A penniless ex-con dies a gristly death in a house he can ill afford. The detectives assigned the case are Min, newly reinstated after a suspension, and Lee, a new transfer from forensics. Min has nightmares: a sexual assault that haunts her. She and Lee work well together, but soon …

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Film Review: Awakening the Zodiac (2017)

SYNOPSIS: The story follows a down-on-their-luck couple who discovers a serial killer’s film reels. They decide to take the law into their own hands, risking everything for the chance at a $100,000 reward. It isn’t long until they find themselves in the killer’s lethal cross-hairs.  REVIEW: Director: Jonathan Wright Writers: Jennifer Archer, Mike Horrigan, Jonathan Wright Starring: Shane West, Leslie …

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Film Review: Vinyan (2008)

SYNOPSIS: When someone dies a horrible death, their spirit becomes confused and angry. They become Vinyan. A couple leaves the civilized world behind and descends into a living nightmare in this chilling horror thriller. Six months after losing her only child in the Southeast Asia tsunami, Jeanne (Emmanuelle Beart, Mission: Impossible) is convinced she sees him in a film about …

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Film Review: Shut In (2016)

SYNOPSIS: A heart-pounding thriller about a widowed child psychologist who lives an isolated existence in rural New England. Caught in a deadly winter storm, she must find a way to rescue a young boy before he disappears forever. REVIEW: There are some films that come along in which the whole is clearly greater than the sum of their parts. They …

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Film Review: Charlie Charlie (2016)

SYNOPSIS: An Eccentric haunted house owner invites a group of hapless teens to play the terrifying game known as Charlie Charlie, overnight in the many attractions his house has to offer. While the game is meant to be a mere spectacle of spooky fun, it soon turns into a true nightmare leaving the teenagers, and the owner, battling for their …

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Film Review: Secrets of a Soul (2012) | Bestie! (2013)

SYNOPSIS: Margarethe in Bestie ! her psyche and body imposed on by her lover; then: her mutation and lives in a multitude of creations. The reality of the cosmos reveals itself to her. Boundless in shining beauty… SYNOPSIS: Secrets of a Soul: Margarethe, Creator of bizarre sculptures! Night club dancer? Mad woman? Victim of an occult conspiracy?! Dark menaces steal …

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Film Review: Here Alone (2016)

SYNOPSIS: A young woman struggles to survive on her own in the wake of a mysterious epidemic that has killed much of society, and forced her deep into the unforgiving wilderness. REVIEW: Stripped down and raw. That is the overwhelming vibe of Here Alone, the new zombie-ish survival film from director Rod Blackhurst. That shouldn’t suggest that Here Alone feels …

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