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Film Review: Halley (2012)

SYNOPSIS: Alberto forms an unusual friendship with Luly, the manager of the 24-hour gym where he works as a night guard. REVIEW: Despite a pallor that could be indicative of anything from drug addiction to poor diet, Alberto (Alberto Trujillo) is otherwise as innocuous as they come.  Speaking only when directly engaged and rarely looking up from under a drooped …

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Film Review: The Island (2005)

SYNOPSIS: “In 2019, Lincoln Six Echo and Jordan Two Delta are best friends in a repressive and intriguing society, where everybody expects to win the lottery. The prize is to move to a paradisiacal island outside the domes that protect the dwellers against the contaminated environment. Jordan wins the lottery, and Lincoln accidentally finds the scary truth behind the Utopian …

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Film Review: I Am ZoZo (2012)

SYNOPSIS: I Am ZoZo is a psychological thriller about five young people who play with a Ouija board on Halloween and attract the attention of a malevolent demon. The film is based on real experiences with an ancient and malevolent spirit called ZoZo that attaches itself to people exclusively through Ouija boards. REVIEW: In the world of DTV (Direct To …

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Arrow Video US – May 2017 Release Schedule

New from Arrow Video US BRAIN DAMAGE Limited Edition [Blu-ray + DVD] (May 9th) THE CLIMBER [Blu-ray + DVD] (May 16th) COPS VS THUGS [Blu-ray + DVD] (May 23rd) WOLF GUY [Blu-ray + DVD] (May 23rd) EVIL ED Limited Edition [Blu-ray + DVD] (May 30th) via MVD Entertainment Group May sees the release of a fantastic slate of cult cinema from Arrow Video, with a healthy …

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Trailer: The Returned TV Series

Trailer: The Returned TV Series The Returned opens in a small mountain community which is rocked to its core when several local people who are presumed dead suddenly re-appear at their homes. Despite having passed away some years earlier, these ghostly characters appear in human form, they have not aged, and they are completely unaware of their own fatality. Determined …

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Film Review: The Lathe Of Heaven (1980)

SYNOPSIS: “George Orr, a man whose dreams can change waking reality, tries to suppress this unpredictable gift with drugs. Doctor Haber, an assigned psychiatrist, discovers the gift to be real and hypnotically induces Orr to change reality for the benefit of mankind – with bizarre and frightening results.” (courtesy IMDB)

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Film Review: Condorman (1981)

SYNOPSIS: “Cartoonist Woody is trying out a flying apparatus for his comic-book hero ‘Condorman’, as he refuses to write a comic about anything that could not actually happen in the real world. Woody becomes the winged creature superhero top American agent code-named Condorman he draws. Using his gadgets he helps a Soviet spy defect to the West. In Istanbul Woody …

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Film Review: The Slayer (1982)

SYNOPSIS: Kay, an artist of the surreal variety decides to go on a vacation with her brother Eric and their two friends David and Brooke. One would think the vacation would be ideal for Kay who is haunted by strange dreams, after all the group is going to an island where they will be secluded from the rest of the …

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Alternative 3: Part 2 – The Public Freaks Out

Within minutes of Alternative 3’s broadcast the switchboard at Anglia Television was flooded by terrified viewers convinced they’d seen a genuine documentary; a phenomena that hadn’t been seen since the War of the Worlds radio panic. But while Orson Welles had gone into hiding after his historic broadcast, the makers of Alternative 3 happily faced the public. As director Christopher …

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Film Review: Doctor X (1932)

SYNOPSIS: “The New York newspapers have dubbed him ‘The Moon Killer’. He stalks the streets at night, strangling and cannibalizing men and women, young and old. There have been six victims so far, and the police believe that a scientist at the Academy of Surgical Research is responsible. Is it Doctor Wells, with the missing left hand, who studied cannibals …

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Film Review: On The Beach (1959)

SYNOPSIS: “In 1964 the nuclear submarine USS Sawfish arrives in Australia after the worldwide nuclear holocaust. Commander Dwight Lionel Towers confirms that the world has been destroyed and the nuclear dust is coming to Australia. The widower Commander Towers, who grieves the death of his wife and children, is befriended by Royal Australian Navy Lieutenant Peter Holmes, who is a …

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Film Review: The Grapes of Death (1978)

SYNOPSIS: Jean Rollins’ acclaimed cult horror film Grapes of Death stars Brigitte Lahaie as a woman whose vacation takes a horrific turn when she finds herself in a town full of zombie-like killers. Fighting to stay alive, she begins to think the town winery has got something to do with these evil transformations. Could the pesticides used on the grapes …

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Film Review: Seiren (short film) (2015)

SYNOPSIS: Seirēn is a short film about a fashion model who after a mysterious bite, develops an infection and transforms into a vicious Siren REVIEW: Yet another short film, kids! This time we have a tasty selection from Retro Grave Productions and writer/director Kat Threlkeld called SEIREN. This is a dark fantasy, focusing on a lovely swimwear model named Abigail …

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Film Review: Mark of the Witch (2014)

SYNOPSIS: A beautiful young woman is driven into a dark underworld of demonic possession, desire, and extreme indulgences when she learns she may be the devil’s kin. REVIEW: If there was one thing that could make me squirm in a movie, whether horror or not, it would be pointy things poking through the human body. It doesn’t creep me out …

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