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Film Review: Death Doll (1989)

SYNOPSIS: Trish, a young pregnant widow’s life becomes a nightmare when she starts getting threatening phone calls from a mysterious stranger. But things only get worse when the phantom caller graduates to stalking her. He also leaves ceramic dolls lying around to terrify Trish and justify the film’s title. REVIEW: The horror genre loves creepy dolls. Whether they’re the antique …

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Film Review: Maya (1989)

SYNOPSIS: A woman investigating her father’s mysterious death discovers that an evil spirit is responsible and it isn’t long before it starts taking out anyone it comes into contact with in a number of gruesome ways. REVIEW: Review-To be honest I had never even heard of Maya before I watched it so I went into it not knowing a single …

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Film Review: Hellgate (1989)

SYNOPSIS: Four friends discover that an urban legend about a seductive phantom hitchhiker is no myth. Now the spectral beauty is intent on loving one of them to death. To lift the curse they must venture to an abandoned ghost town and face a parade of zombies and evil spirits. It’s a deranged paint-huffing Evil Dead wannabe from the director …

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Film Review: Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure (1989)

SYNOPSIS: Two seemingly dumb teens struggle to prepare a historical presentation with the help of a time machine. REVIEW: “The funniest comedy in the history of history” A fun film for its time, the now cult film “Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure” was a silly adventure-comedy directed by Stephen Herek starring future A-lister Keanu Reeves and “The Lost Boys” actor …

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Film Review: Road House (1989)

 SYNOPSIS: The Double Deuce is the meanest, loudest and rowdiest bar south of the Mason-Dixon Line, and Dalton (Patrick Swayze) has been hired to clean it up. He might not look like much, but the Ph.D.-educated bouncer proves he’s more than capable — busting the heads of troublemakers and turning the roadhouse into a jumping hot-spot. But Dalton’s romance with …

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Film Review: Sonny Boy (1989)

SYNOPSIS: A small-town crime boss accepts delivery of a stolen car, only to find there’s a baby in the back-seat. He and his transvestite “wife” cut out the boy’s tongue and raise him as a mute accomplice in their crimes. When the grown “Sonny Boy” escapes and tries to make contact with the outside world, the attention he draws to …

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