Film Review: The Haunting (aka NO-DO: Beckoning) (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: Hoping for a fresh start after a debilitating bout of postpartum depression, pediatrician Francesca (Ana Torrent) and her husband, Pedro (Francisco Boira), move to a house in the country. But soon, Francesca begins having mysterious visions and starts to question her sanity. After encountering a series of ghostly visitors, Francesca realizes that the old house holds dark secrets — especially the attic and the basement, which are both locked. REVIEW:  Directed by: Elio Quiroga … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dark House (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: Trying to exorcise her worst memories, Claire (Meghan Ory) returns to the foster home where she witnessed a terrible massacre years ago. Capitalizing on its history, a mysterious showman (Jeffrey Combs) has turned the infamous mansion into a haunted-house attraction. Claire and her friends soon realize that a demonic force has taken over the building and they’ve been locked inside with a malevolent spirit who wants to perpetrate another mass murder. REVIEW:  Directed by: … Continue reading

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Film Review: Road Kill (aka Road Train) (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: Australia’s barren Outback provides the setting for this hair-raising thriller about a massive, driverless truck that runs four teenagers off the road and then becomes their personal hell-wagon after they try to drive it to safety. Finding themselves hostages on a surreal journey, the teens discover that they’re not alone aboard the giant big-rig as the action rolls toward a terrifying conclusion. REVIEW:  Directed by: Dean Francis Written by: Clive Hopkins Starring: Xavier Samuel, … Continue reading

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