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Film Review: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – part 2 (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: The final chapter begins as Harry, Ron, and Hermione continue their quest of finding and destroying the Dark Lord’s three remaining Horcruxes, the magical items responsible for his immortality. But as the mystical Deathly Hallows are uncovered, and Voldemort finds out about their mission, the biggest battle begins and life as they know it will never be the same ...

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Film Review: The Last House on the Left (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: While vacationing at their summer home, Emma and John Collingwood (Monica Potter and Tony Goldwyn) show kindness to a group of strangers, unaware that the same men just assaulted their daughter (Sara Paxton). Once they learn the truth, they set out on a no-holds-barred plan for revenge that can only end in bloodshed. Dennis Iliadis directs this updated remake ...

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Film Review: An American Crime (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: While The Girl Next Door (2007) was based on Jack Ketchum’s novelized account of this horrifying true story, Tommy O’Haver’s An American Crime goes straight to the court transcripts to present its version of events. The film opens with the 1965 court trial before inserting lengthy dramatised flashbacks to tell the story. The parents of Jenny and Sylvia Likens ...

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Film Review: Catwoman (2004)

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SYNOPSIS: A shy woman, endowed with the speed, reflexes, and senses of a cat, walks a thin line between criminal and hero, even as a detective doggedly pursues her, fascinated by both of her personas. REVIEW: What is it about the film “Catwoman” that I really liked despite its noted failed arrival and circus of criticism? Of course the lovely ...

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Book Review: The Listeners – Author Harrison Demchick

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Before the plague, and the quarantine, fourteen-year-old Daniel Raymond had only heard of the Listeners. They were a gang, or at least that’s what his best friend Katie’s police officer father had said. They were criminals, thieves, monsters–deadly men clearly identifiable by the removal of their right ears. That’s what Daniel had heard. But he didn’t know. He didn’t know ...

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Film Review: Velvet Goldmine (1998)

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SYNOPSIS: 1971: Glamrock explodes all over the world and challanges the seriousness within the flowerpower generation by means of glitter and brutal music. Brian Slade, a young rockstar, inspires numerous teenage boys and girls to paint their nails and explore their own sexuality. In the end Slade destroys himself. Unable to escape the role he created for himself, he plots ...

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Film Review: Mad Cowgirl (2006)

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SYNOPSIS: Director Gregory Hatanaka’s twisted thriller stars Sarah Lassez as Therese, a health inspector whose progressively delusional psyche leads her on a surreal — and bloody — odyssey. To cope with her marital split, Therese takes up with a slimy televangelist (Walter Koenig), indulges her appetites for sex and beef, and obsesses over a kung fu TV show. Meanwhile, her ...

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TV Review: Holliston (TV Series) (Season 1) (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Two down and out aspiring filmmakers struggle with life, career, and the opposite sex as they attempt to make it out of the small New England town they are trapped in and into the big time. REVIEW: So what do you get when you cross a hilarious sitcom with 2 best friends, a underlying horror theme and a couple ...

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Film Review: Zombie Apocalypse (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: When college roommates Mark and Tom go out for a night at the bar, the last thing they expected to find was a machete wielding stranger and a horde of the undead. With the help of amateur photographer and video store clerk Raven, the unlikely party fights their way into an epic conflict between the living…and the dead. Zombie ...

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Book Review: Terminator Salvation – The Offical Companion – Author Tara Bennett

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TERMINATOR SALVATION: THE OFFICIAL COMPANION Written by Tara Bennett Published by Titan Books Publication Date: 2009 Format: Color – 144 pages Price: $29.95 The year is 2018 ……coming off the huge franchise undertaking, Terminator Salvation adds another chapter to the already in place trilogy. This time we see the effect of skynet on the world after the end of days. ...

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Book Review: Swamp Baby – Author Adra Steia

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SWAMP BABY Author Adra Steia Published by Tease Publications Publication Date: 2007 Format: Black /White – 204 pages Price: $12.99 “Its not the swamp you should fear. What comes out of it is much worse… It’s not the physical pain- It’s the agony of loss.” Dear, dear Suwannee may very well be a bit of an idiot. Her recent ex-husband, ...

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Film Review: Moon Of The Wolf (1972)

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SYNOPSIS: “After several locals are viciously murdered, a Louisiana sheriff starts to suspect he may be dealing with a werewolf.” (thanks to IMDB for that detailed synopsis) REVIEW: This week I have a film that has never been shown in a cinema anywhere in the world. Never at a drive-in. Never on a double-bill with Plan Nine From Outer Space ...

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Film Review: Mud Zombies (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: A poor community in the remote state of Espirito Santo, Brazil, ekes an existence by fishing and picking crustaceans from the local tropical mangroves. Their meagre survival gradually becomes threatened by pollution of their waters and the eminent disappearance of the source of their livelihood. Suddenly, from the contaminated muddy dark swamp, zombie-like creatures emerge to attack the community. ...

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Film Review: Babysitter Wanted (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: Attractive but sheltered, Angie Albright (SARAH THOMPSON) is excited to finally leave her strict religious household to attend college. While her new roommate is wilder than she’s used to, Angie soon discovers that there are far worse threats to worry about than a messy dorm room. REVIEW: Directed By: Jonas Barnes and Michael Manasseri Written By: Jonas Barnes Starring: ...

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