Film Review: Criminally Insane (1975)

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SYNOPSIS: An obese woman recently released from an insane asylum kills anyone who attempts to get her to stop eating. REVIEW: Criminally Insane, released in 1975 and directed by Nick Millard, emulates the classically depraved and dementedly entertaining exploitation films of the ‘70s. Darkly comedic to the point of outrage and ludicrous in its twisted scenarios, its title suits it well, insane. Though Millard claimed to have featured professional actors (Priscilla Alden, Michael Flood, Jane … Continue reading

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Film Review: Puppet Master II (1991)

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SYNOPSIS: Those nasty little puppets are back to wreak more havoc and take care of some unfinished business. Joined by Torch, the newest member of the sinister troupe, the puppets exhume their beloved creator Toulon and gather the brain matter that keeps them alive. But the Puppet Master has a deadly plan of his own… REVIEW: A franchise was born upon the release of Puppet Master, which became one of 1989’s most successful independent films. … Continue reading

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Film Review: They Live (1988)

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SYNOPSIS: A drifter discovers a pair of sunglasses that allow him to wake up to the fact that aliens have taken over the Earth. REVIEW: “I have come here to chew bubblegum and kick ass… and I’m all out of bubblegum. “Brother, life’s a bitch… and she’s back in heat.” They Live”, is a title that almost demands attention with the single satisfaction of well known Director John Carpenter behind it. It features all his … Continue reading

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Film Review: Cheerleader Camp (1988)

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SYNOPSIS: An unknown killer is killing off the members of a small cheerleader group at a remote cheerleader training camp. REVIEW: Director – John Quinn Starring – Betsy Russell, Leif Garrett, Lucinda Dickey In a way there is nothing like the eighties for run-of-the-mill slasher movies. There were plenty of them back in the day and Cheerleader Camp (which also went by the title of Bloody Pom Poms) was one of the slightly more memorable … Continue reading

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