Film Review: Faceless (1987)

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  SYNOPSIS: A beautiful French female gets her face ruined by some crazy broad who throws acid on her face. Her determined brother is a doctor and promises to restore her beauty and make her look like an attractive girl again. He begins to kidnap young and beautiful females and bringing them to his clinic with the help of his nurse and soon enough they kidnap a model and her father sends a detective out … Continue reading

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Film Review: Fascination (1979)

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SYNOPSIS: This erotic horror film, set in 1905, tells the story of a thief who seeks refuge in a castle owned by two women, Eva (Brigitte Lahaie) and Elizabeth (Franca Mai). The women are seductive and teasing, but turn out to be part of a vampiric cult of blood-drinking aristocrats. REVIEW: This film is a beautiful piece of genius sexploitation as only director Jean Rollin can deliver. As far as quality euro-smut from the 70’Erly … Continue reading

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Film Review: Calvaire (aka The Ordeal) (2005)

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SYNOPSIS: In this brutal, bloody shocker that’s invited comparison to The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Straw Dogs, struggling singer Marc Stevens (Laurent Lucas) is working the wedding circuit in Belgium when his car breaks down in the sticks. He’s taken in by a kindly innkeeper (Jackie Berroyer) who, at first, seems eager to please but later reveals himself to be a psychopath. Fabrice du Welz directs this haunting thriller with a tinge of dark humor. … Continue reading

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