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Film Review: Life (2017)

SYNOPSIS: A team of six scientists aboard the International Space Station discover a rapidly evolving life form that caused extinction on Mars, and now threatens the crew and all life on Earth. REVIEW: Director: Daniel Espinosa Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Ryan Reynolds, Rebecca Ferguson, Hiroyuki Sanada, Ariyon Bakare, Olga Dihovichnaya The story of having a malicious alien loose on a spaceship …

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Film Review: Amityville Exorcism (2017)

SYNOPSIS: A family must put faith in a mysterious priest when an demonic force, connected to a decades-old murders in their home, possesses their daughter. REVIEW: Amityville is a horror franchise that feels like it has been around forever. The book The Amityville Horror was released in 1977 and a movie followed in 1979. There have been various other Amityville …

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Film Review: The Covenant (2017)

SYNOPSIS: After the sudden death of their daughter, Sarah Doyle’s husband commits suicide in front of her, which doesn’t seem that surprising since he already physically looks to be the embodiment of giving up on life. Sarah and her estranged brother move back into their childhood home. Not long afterwards she begins to experience paranormal events. REVIEW: Directed: Robert Conway …

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Film Review: Galaxy of Horrors (2017)

SYNOPSIS: Aboard a spacecraft with a malfunctioning cryogenic pod a man watches 8 science-fiction horror short films. REVIEW: Directors: Justin McConnell, Javier Chillon, Todd Cobery…. Starring: Adam Buller, Elle Gabriel, Francesc Garrido, Charles Hubell… Galaxy of Horrors is the second collaboration between Rue Morgue and the Little Terrors short films festival. Like the name suggest this has a science fiction …

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Film Review: Clinical (2017)

  SYNOPSIS: A psychiatrist tries to put her life back together after a violent attack by seeking to repair the life of a new patient, but he has his own terrifying history. REVIEW: Alistair Legrand’s previous film, The Diabolical, was an enjoyable unpacking of haunted house tropes colliding with sci-fi sensibilities. Admittedly, it lived or died depending on how much …

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Film Review: Bad Kids of Crestview Academy (2017)

SYNOPSIS: Based on the best-selling graphic novel series, a group of spoiled “bad kids” have been placed in Saturday detention at the prestigious Crestview Academy. After one of the kids locks away their teacher, they find themselves trapped in school with no way out, wondering who (or what) set them up. Their ranks quickly dwindle as each falls victim to …

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Film Review: Get Out (2017)

SYNOPSIS: A young African American man visits his Caucasian girlfriend’s cursed family estate. REVIEW: A brilliant new thriller/horror mystery in itself, “Get Out” is surprisingly clever movie directed by Jordan Peele (of Key and Peele comedy series fame). Peele hits the ground running with a fantastic directorial/ writing debut that pushes the envelope and taboo of modern day horror. It …

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Film Review: Whispers (2017)

SYNOPSIS: A young couple grieving the recent death of their daughter move to the countryside where they are haunted by their tragedy and a sinister darkness. REVIEW: From director Tammi Sutton (who looks to have had plenty of experience with various horror productions) comes the new ghostly thriller “Whispers“. As with any new horror film, I often find that it …

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Bethany (2017)

SYNOPSIS: Claire and her husband find themselves moving back into Claire’s childhood home only to have the abusive and traumatic memories of her mother come back to haunt her. As her husband starts to get more work, Claire finds herself mixed up in a fog of past and present with a mysterious figure haunting her memories. What is this small …

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Film Review: Death Race 2050 (2017)

SYNOPSIS: In the year 2050, America has been taken over by corporations, the countryside is a contaminated wasteland, and the population is unemployed, unmotivated and unwashed. To placate the masses, the ruling corporations present brutal and addictive virtual reality games, including the annual Death Race where champion drivers race each other while racking up bonus points for killing pedestrians. The …

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