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Film Review: Jacob (2011)


SYNOPSIS: As a developmentally teen Jacob Kell grapples with coping in a broken home, his abusive, drunken step-father and obstacles in his personal affliction. Can his adoring younger sister Sissy be the only key to keeping the unearthly voices that beckon his devotion? REVIEW: Directed By: Larry Wade Carell Starring: Grace Powell, Dylan Horne, Krystn Caldwell, Larry Wade Carell Jacob ...

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Film Review: F (2010)


SYNOPSIS: A group of teachers must defend themselves from a gang of murderous kids when their school comes under siege after hours. REVIEW: This is a fairly brief feature length film and it wastes absolutely no time in launching straight into the story, which is something I admire. Although plot development is undeniably important, I can’t help but respect a ...

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Film Review: Cargo (2011)


SYNOPSIS: A young Russian woman, smuggled into America by human traffickers, and a notorious Egyptian transporter, hired to drive her from the Mexican border to New York City, form an unlikely bond that transforms them and threatens to derail the traffickers’ plans. REVIEW: Human trafficking has reached epic proportions in the U.S. Living in a small town you just kind ...

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Film Review: Kenneyville (2010)


SYNOPSIS: There is something seriously wrong with Kenneyville. When, a young woman, KIM (Kelsey Oluk), from Toronto goes missing and police mysteriously drop the case earlier than expected, two private detectives are hired to find her. With undercover aliases, CHARLIE (Dany Gehshan) and KELLY (Vanessa Broze) head to the small town of Kenneyville for answers after discovering significant clues. Upon ...

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Film Review: Spirit Hunters (2012)


SYNOPSIS: When spirited cinematographer, Morgan, and his sidekick sound-man, Cricket, head off to a remote ranch in Idaho to film a reality TV show about investigating paranormal activity, the duo find themselves entangled in a mystery involving corruption, murder and – maybe, just maybe – a few ghosts. REVIEW: Spirit Hunters (a.k.a. End of the Road on IMDB) has some ...

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Film Review: The Last Witch Hunter (2015)


Synopsis: The modern world holds many secrets, but the most astounding secret of all is that witches still live amongst us; vicious supernatural creatures intent on unleashing the Black Death upon the world. Armies of witch hunters battled the unnatural enemy across the globe for centuries, including Kaulder, a valiant warrior who managed to slay the all-powerful Queen Witch, decimating ...

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Film Review: Pay the Ghost (2015)


SYNOPSIS: A professor frantically searches for his son who was abducted during a Halloween parade. (source: IMDB) REVIEW: Direct to DVD movies with (former) big name actors attached are perpetually impossible to illicit any kind of excitement from anybody who understands the usual outcome of these B-grade (or lower) movies. When I was assigned Pay The Ghost, the feature adaptation ...

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Film Review: Phantom of the Woods (2013)


SYNOPSIS: When two emotionally disturbed teenagers feel they’re at their limit in terms of coping a very ominous nightmare is presented within the very woods that surround them. As the mysterious death toll rises so does their fear and their very survival is threatened against the Phantom of The Woods. REVIEW: Directed by: Michael Storch Starring: Delaney Hathaway, JRS Storch, ...

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