Film Review: 13 Sins (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: A cryptic phone call sets off a dangerous game of risks for Elliot, a down-on-his luck salesman. The game promises increasing rewards for completing 13 tasks, each more sinister than the last. REVIEW: Since Richard Connell warped the man vs. man plot archetype in his 1924 short story “The Most Dangerous Game,” the thematic device of have-nots being treated as disposable, unwilling entertainment for those who have remains fertile ground for genre artists.  Direct … Continue reading

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Film Review: Scar (2007)

Scar (2007)

SYNOPSIS: Joan Burrows (Bettis) returns to her hometown for her niece’s graduation, only to be confronted by the serial killer she thought she offed years ago — after he kidnapped and tormented her and her best friend. REVIEW: Directed by Jed Weintrob Written by Zack Ford Starring Angela Bettis, Brittney Wilson, Ben Cotton. Another in the long line of Saw like torture p*rn movies. The gimmick is that the killer tortures you in front of … Continue reading

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Film Review: Husk (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: A group of friends stranded near a desolate cornfield find shelter in an old farmhouse, though they soon discover the dwelling is the center of a supernatural ritual. REVIEW: When I first heard the title of the film “Husk” that I would be reviewing, my first thought was that it was about a killer elephant that used its husks as a weapon of mass murder. Hopefully one day I’ll get to see that film. … Continue reading

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