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Film Review: Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 2 (2017)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 continues the team’s adventures as they traverse the outer reaches of the cosmos. The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mysteries of Peter Quill’s true parentage. Old foes become new allies and fan-favorite characters from the classic comics will come to our heroes’ …

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Film Review: Svengali (1931)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: “Svengali is a singing teacher, pianist and general music impresario living in Paris. He has special talents as he is able to mesmerize others through his music and through his strong hypnotic powers. He uses these talents specifically to seduce his female students for his own evil monetary gains. He discards them just as easily when they …

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Film Review: The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms (1953)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: “As a result of an arctic nuclear test, a carnivorous dinosaur thaws out and starts making its way down the east coast of North America. Professor Tom Nesbitt, only witness to the beast’s existence, is not believed, even when he identifies it as a ‘rhedosaurus’ to paleontologist Thurgood Elson. All doubts disappear, however, when Elson is swallowed …

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Film Review: Hysteria (1997)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: The inmates of an insane asylum are subjected to experiments using collective consciousness and surgically implanted chips in an attempt to create perfect citizens. REVIEW: Trying to track down much about 1997’s Hysteria was “mostly” a dead end. This asylum-themed film is most noted for the role of Myrna Malloy played actress Amanda Plummer. Her lines …

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Film Review: Signs (2002)

Rate This Movie   SYNOPSIS: A family living on a farm finds mysterious crop circles in their fields which suggests something more frightening to come. REVIEW: “Signs” is a 2002 science fiction thriller starring Mel Gibson (Get The Gringo), Joaquin Phoenix (Walk The Line), Rory Culkin and Abigail Breslin. It was directed by M. Night Shyamalan who brought us The …

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Film Review: Candyman (1992)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS:Helen Lyle is a student who decides to write a thesis about local legends and myths. She visits a part of Chicago, where she learns about the legend of the Candyman, a one-armed man who appears when you say his name five times, in front of a mirror. REVIEW: Written and Directed by: Bernard Rose Starring: Virginia …

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Film Review: Slave (2009)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A dangerous and masochistic psychopath known as the White Arab. While Georgie fights for her life and her sanity, David must wade through a quagmire of corrupt officials, drug dealers and crazed locals in an attempt to discover her location and rescue her before it is too late. REVIEW: Director – Darryn Welch Starring – Sam …

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Film Review: Darling (2015)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A lonely girl’s violent descent into madness. REVIEW: Director – Mickey Keating Starring – Lauren Ashley Carter, Brian Morvant, Sean Young The movie’s tagline says it all: A lonely girl’s violent descent into madness. And throughout the short, seventy-eight minute running time, we are witnesses to just that. Nothing more, nothing less. It might be unfair …

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Film Review: The Red Nights of the Gestapo (1977)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: An illustrious group of German industrialists plot to overthrow Hitler by negotiating a peace treaty with England. Disgraced, but dedicated Nazi officer Colonel Werner von Uhland is assigned by his superiors to ferret out these deceitful dissidents and stop them before it’s too late. von Uhland recruits a bunch of beautiful women to seduce these traitors …

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