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Film Review: Manhattan Baby (1982)

SYNOPSIS: An archaelogist opens an Egyptian tomb and accidently releases an evil spirit. His young daughter becomes possessed by the freed enity and, upon arrival back in New York, the gory murders begin. REVIEW: Written by Elisa Bruganti Directed by Lucio Fulci Starring: Christopher Connelly, Laura Lenzi, Brigitta Boccoli I was talking about some old-school entertainment with my co-worker the …

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Film Review: The Mind (2009)

SYNOPSIS: Years ago a man was brutally attacked and murdered, his attackers severing every limb from his body and burying them in different places so that he may never be found. Years later his pieces are being found, one at a time by a group of six people who have nothing in common except the need to kill for “the …

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Film Review: Boy Toys (short film) (2015)

SYNOPSIS: Two beautiful but vane men must survive and escape their cheerful hell as they are tormented by their unseen overlord. REVIEW: OK more short films, kiddies! Today we have BOY TOYS, a Canadian film directed by Trevor Kristjanson and based on a story by Trevor Kristjanson and Bjorn William Jakobson. The tagline for this film is “A child’s imagination …

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Film Review: Book of Blood (2008)

SYNOPSIS: Based on the writings of horror master Clive Barker, this creepy thriller centers on paranormal expert Mary Florescu (Sophie Ward) and spiritual medium Simon McNeal (Jonas Armstrong), who band together to investigate the mysterious occurrences of an alleged haunted house. When hostile spirits begin to speak through Simon in a horrifying fashion, he and Mary discover that the house …

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Film Review: 13Hrs (2010)

SYNOPSIS: Sarah returns to her home in England to visit her family and friends. What starts out as an awkward reunion soon turns into a nightmare as an uninvited guest crashes the party and starts ripping everyone to pieces. Will Sarah and the others survive the night, or will the creature make sure that this is the last get together …

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Film Review: Dark Souls (Mørke Sjeler – 2010)

SYNOPSIS: When Morten Ravn’s (Morten Ruda) daughter, Johanna (Johanna Gustavsson), is savagely attacked and seemingly murdered, he is shocked when she appears on his doorstep soon after receiving word of her death. Keeping her safe in their small apartment, she begins to display zombie-like symptoms and vomits a black tar-like bile. Soon, there are 30 similar attacks by a mysterious …

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Film Review: Kuru (2011)

SYNOPSIS: Following the tragic loss of their unborn baby, Ethan and Claire decide to take a break in their relationship. While Ethan goes to visit his family back in the US, a depressed Claire remains home alone to sort her head out. But while sorting through some belongings, she discovers a mysterious wooden box in the loft, inside of which …

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Film Review: Colossal (2017)

SYNOPSIS: Gloria is an out-of-work girl who, after getting kicked out of her apartment by her boyfriend, is forced to leave her life in New York and move back to her hometown. When news reports surface that a giant creature is destroying Seoul, South Korea, Gloria gradually comes to the realization that she is somehow connected to this far-off phenomenon. …

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Film Review: Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead (2006)

SYNOPSIS: What happens when a fast-food chicken franchise is built on a sacred Native American burial site rife with restless spirits? Zombie chickens! Now it’s up to high school grad Arbie (Jason Yachanin) to find a way to destroy the featherless fiends. Or will the fowl beasts turn the hungry drive-thru customers into the insatiable undead, too? This gleeful free-range …

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Film Review: Deathquake (1980)

SYNOPSIS: “Seismologist Hoichi loses touch with his family when he predicts that there will be an earthquake in Tokyo of greater magnitude than the one in 1923, which his father predicted. Because of this he starts seeing another woman who already has a boyfriend. Hoichi’s wife wants to meet her before she will grant a divorce. Eventually, the earthquake he …

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Film Review: Atomica (2017)

SYNOPSIS: A safety inspector at a remote nuclear power plant begins to have doubts about the sanity — or perhaps the identities — of two of her key employees. REVIEW: ‘Gibson Desert North is the largest nuclear waste repository in the southern hemisphere,’ we’re told in the Atomica. So, it’s fair to say that if something went wrong with it, …

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Film Review: Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016)

SYNOPSIS: Picking up immediately after the events in Resident Evil: Retribution, Alice (Milla Jovovich) is the only survivor of what was meant to be humanity’s final stand against the undead. Now, she must return to where the nightmare began – The Hive in Raccoon City, where the Umbrella Corporation is gathering its forces for a final strike against the only …

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Film Review: Arbor Demon (2016)

SYNOPSIS: An adventurous woman with a secret from her husband insists the couple go camping to reconnect. Something in the woods wipes out a group of hunters nearby, preventing the couple from leaving their tent. Secrets and supernatural stories come to light, and they must determine if the real threat is inside or outside their enclosure. REVIEW: At some point, …

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