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Film Review: The Horror of the Dolls (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: A corporation plans to develop a residential tower block into luxury city apartments. As the residents galvanise, the corporation sends in someone to ‘shake them up’. The Horror of The Dolls features a strong ensemble cast, inter-twined narratives and an iconic piece of London architecture. The narrative is underpinned by the wealth divide, untouchable high-finance, malleable politicians and the …

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Film Review: La Isla (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: A voodoo priestess sees creatures rising from the grave after performing a blood ritual. Two roommates, one of whom is pregnant, confront the evil and must escape with their lives. REVIEW: A German zombie movie that is in no way original, La Isla opens with a voodoo priestess who is performing a ritual that either summons the dead or allows her …

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Film Review: Caterpillar (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: During the Second Sino-Japanese War, in 1940, Lieutenant Kurokawa returns home as a honored and decorated soldier… but deprived of his arms and legs lost in battle in mainland China. All hopes, from the village men and women to close family members, turn to Shigeko, the Lieutenant’s wife: she must honor the Emperor and the country in setting an …

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Film Review: BreadCrumbs (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: A small group of adult filmmakers travel to a cabin deep in the woods. Along the way, they encounter a pair of troubled, mysterious siblings, Patti and Henry, who live in the nearby woodlands. Soon they find themselves the target of the pair’s violent revenge as they begin to be picked off one by one. They struggle to survive …

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Film Review: Mad cow (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: A crazed scientist creates a half-man, half-cow creature which goes on the rampage at a South-African game lodge. REVIEW: Comedy-horrors hold a dear place in my heart. They combine my favourite genres into a delectable gooey-centred combination, like a tasty trail mix, and when the former is done right it’s oh, so good… And in terms of the latter, …

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Film Review: Cherry (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: When Brian Cherry, a sweet, sensitive young Los Angelino, falls for the beautiful, electric, and damaged Jules, she turns his ideas about women and sex upside-down. Slowly, he is drawn into a twisted love-triangle that includes Jules and his best friend, Sam. When Jules eventually leaves him for Sam, Cherry decides on a shocking course of action that will …

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Film Review: 7 Days (2010)

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SYNOPSIS:  When his young daughter is raped and murdered, Dr Hamel decides to take matters into his own hands. Not satisfied with the fact that the man responsible will be going to prison the good normally level-headed, mild-mannered doctor abducts him and takes him to an empty cottage in the middle of the woods. He then goes about torturing the …

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