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Film Review: Oasis of the Zombies (1981)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: An expedition searching for treasure supposedly buried by the German army in the African desert during WW II comes up against an army of Nazi zombies guarding the fortune REVIEW: “Oasis of the Zombies” (1981) (sometimes referred to as “The Treasure of the Living Dead”) is one of those films that you’ve probably heard about, but never …

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Film Review: My Bloody Valentine (1981)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A two decade old folk tale surrounding a deranged murderer killing those who celebrate Valentine’s Day, turns out to be true to legend when a group defies the killer’s order and people start turning up dead. REVIEW: Staring: Paul Kelman, Lori Hallier and Neil Affleck Story Concept by: Stephen Miller Written by: John Beaird Directed by: …

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Film Review: Omen III: The Final Conflict (1981) – Review 2

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: The now adult Antichrist plots to eliminate his future divine opponent while a cabal of monks plot to stop him. REVIEW: 1981 saw the third installment of the Omen series and perhaps (although a matter of opinion) it is probably the best film of the three. Directed by Graham Baker, the gripping demonic tale takes place years …

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Film Review: Bloody Birthday (1981)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: You think kids today are bad than you should check out this one from the early 80’s, these kids are downright evil. Three kids born during an eclipse are born without a conscience and proceed to terrorize a small town in this sicko classic from everyone’s favorite mom and pop video shop. REVIEW: Directed by: Ed Hunt …

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Film Review: Frankenstein’s Island (1981)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: When a hot-air balloon crashes on a remote island, the crew discovers Dr. Frankenstein’s ancestor carrying on the family work, along with a race of mutants and a population of Amazons. REVIEW:Today’s B-movie romp is 1981’s Frankenstein Island, which centers on a group of guys that were traveling in hot air balloons in hopes of breaking …

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Film Review: The Prowler (1981)

Rate This Movie   SYNOPSIS: In one of the more angry entries into the slasher cycle a young soldier returns home from the war only to find that his sweetheart has left him for another man. The soldier tracks down his sweetheart and her new lover and quickly impales the both of them on a pitchfork during the local college’s …

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Film Review: Possession (1981)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: After a woman tells her husband that she wants a divorce she starts acting stranger and stranger as some pretty bizarre things begin to happen all around them.  REVIEW: I know this guy that fancies himself as some sort of intellectual (even though he isn’t as nearly smart as he thinks he is) that only watches “intelligent” …

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Film Review: The Survivor (1981)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A 747 carrying three hundred passengers crashes killing everyone on board but the pilot. The sole survivor miraculously walks away unharmed, with no memory of what caused the crash. The victim’s ghosts return to haunt the lone survivor while taking vengeance on anyone who desecrates their memory. REVIEW: 1981’s The Survivor was produced during the 70’s …

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Film Review: Madman (1981)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Sitting around the campfire, a camp counselor tells the campers about the story of Madman Marz, a mean-spirited famer who went nuts one night years ago and slaughtered his entire family. He was supposedly killed by an angry mob as a result, but his dead body disappeared as if it just got up and walked away. …

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Film Review: Omen III: The Final Conflict (1981)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: “Damien, the Antichrist, is a thirty-something CEO of a huge multinational corporation and the new ambassador for Great Britain (Scotland, England & Wales), but he lusts for control of the world. The Dark One’s only enemies are seven monks sworn to Damien’s destruction with sacred daggers forged for that one purpose. As the monks hunt Damien, …

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