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Film Review: 3 A.M. 3D (2012)

SYNOPSIS: A trio of creepy stories from Thailand that includes a tale about a haunted wig, one about a mortician in training falling in love with the ghost of a dead woman, and two jokesters learning that there are dire consequences for playing pranks on certain people.  REVIEW: I wasn’t very familiar with 3 A.M. before I watched it but since I …

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Film Review: Rotten Romance (short film) (2012)

SYNOPSIS: Three segments showing rather unusual love-related stories, each dealing with a dark and twisted love or desire, from cannibalism to self-mutilation. REVIEW:  Coming from the Netherlands, written and directed by self-proclaimed “Mr. Pervert,” Erik Zijlstra, Rotten Romance is not only a short film, but also a three-part anthology. Trying to fit three short films into just under 20 minutes …

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Film Review: Corpse Grinders III (2012)

SYNOPSIS: Lotus Cat Food is under new management and this time they have improved the recipe even more. REVIEW: Directed by Manolito Motosierra Starring John Martino, Richard Lester, Amparo Murcia Sometimes it’s okay to rot your brain a little with a less-than-great movie. Trash cinema certainly has its place in American culture, and companies like Troma Entertainment and The Asylum …

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The Boatman (2015)

SYNOPSIS: Miguel is a grizzled, tequila swilling, human smuggler never far from death. Dodging helicopters, drug-traffickers and border patrol, he ferries desperate migrants across the river. His passengers think he is charmed because of his unblemished record, but the locals call him Maldito, because he is cursed, caught between the living and the dead.

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Film Review: Dysmorphia (short film) (2012)

SYNOPSIS: One man prepares to remove a limb that he perceives as being ‘alien’ or ‘foreign’ REVIEW: The short films continue! Today we have a film from Scotland called DYSMORPHIA, written and directed by Andy Stewart. The film stars Gordon Holliday as a man with a serious psychological problem. Our nameless character suffers from Body Dysmorphic Disorder, a very serious …

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Film Review: Hitchcock (2012)

  SYNOPSIS: A love story between influential filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock and wife Alma Reville during the filming of _Psycho_ in 1959 REVIEW: To drearily refer to Alfred Hitchcock as great director is akin to stating that Leonardo DaVinci had a couple of good ideas. Not only the most influential film maker in modern American cinema, Hitchcock was a sheer force …

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Film Review: Legend Of Hell (2012)

SYNOPSIS: An archaeologist finds a relic that supposedly opens the gates of Hell, and is thrown backwards through time and space to fight to keep it closed. REVIEW: Directed by Olaf Ittenbach, German goremeister extraordinaire, Legend of Hell takes a brief tour through history, giving him ample opportunity (and historical weaponry) to showcase his talents. And showcase he most certainly does. …

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Film Review: Dead Sushi (2012)

SYNOPSIS: Keiko, the daughter of a legendary sushi chef, runs away from home when his Karate-style regimen becomes too severe. Finding work at a rural hot springs inn, she is ridiculed by the eccentric staff and guests. REVIEW: If you know anything about food, you know about sushi. The Japanese cuisine is made, typically, from rice and raw seafood. It …

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Film Review: Wither (2012)

SYNOPSIS: Ida and Albin travel to a cabin in the Swedish woodlands for a holiday with friends, but something waits for them under the floorboards. REVIEW: Let’s get this out of the way right up front: Wither (aka Vittra) has sometimes been written off as simply the Swedish version of Evil Dead. Sure, there are a few similarities, mostly to …

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