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Film Review: Dead Heat (1988)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Roger Mortis and Doug Bigelow are cops that are dead serious when it comes to catching criminals. But when the criminals they’re chasing are already dead…things get complicated to say the least. REVIEW: In the tried and true tradition of “48 Hours”, “Tango & Cash” & any buddy cop movie you can come up with comes …

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Film Review: Mutant War (1988)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: The sequel to ‘Galaxy Destroyer’ which finds our hero Harry Trent wandering Earth’s post-apocalyptic landscape full of mutants, monsters, and fragmented human tribes. Harry’s attempt to help a young girl rescue her sisters, leads him to a group of armed mutants led by a human madman attempting to breed them and take over the world. REVIEW: …

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Film Review: Cellar Dweller (1988)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: In spirit of the Tales from The Crypt, Terror Tales and The Beyond vintage comic books Colin Childress engages in some most macabre tales of horror. His most inspired illustrations are conceived within the remote bowels of a desolate rural home, aptly enough in his studio basement. As the artist delves into the occult to liven up …

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Film Review: School on Fire (1988)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A young schoolgirl gets involved in the triads of Hong Kong after a classmate is killed in a fight. REVIEW: Of all the taboo subjects discussed in movies, school shootings and gratuitous violence among teenagers probably hits close to home for all of us. Which can only make excellent fodder for dramatic cinema. School on Fire …

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Film Review: Demonwarp (1988)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A young man brings four friends to a remote cabin for an idyllic weekend. But the trip is a ruse; secretly he’s come to track down a mysterious Bigfoot like creature he blames for his uncle’s disappearance. His suspicions were correct and within hours the group is fighting for their lives against the murderous beast. REVIEW: …

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Film Review: Dead Ringers (1988)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: Twin gynecologists take full advantage of the fact that nobody can tell them apart, until their relationship begins to deteriorate over a woman. REVIEW: “I’ve often thought that there should be beauty contests for the insides of bodies.” Cronenberg’s 1988 film is a harrowing character study involving not a single protagonist but two. Specifically, twins Stewart and …

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