Film Review: In the House of Flies (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: A young couple vacationing in Niagara Falls, Ontario is abducted. Imprisoned within a concrete, underground chamber Steven and Heather are given clues via telephone from their unseen assailant on how to open any one of four suitcases left to their devices or perhaps their very survival. REVIEW: Directed by: Gabriel Carrier Starring: Lindsay Smith, Ryan Kotack, Henry Rollins, Ry Barrett June 1998 Summer Was Never The Same In The House of Flies epitomises claustrophobic, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Lost Highway (1997)

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SYNOPSIS: After a bizarre encounter at a party, a jazz saxophonist is framed for the murder of his wife and sent to prison, where he inexplicably morphs into a young mechanic and begins leading a new life. REVIEW: “Lost Highway” seemed to be a perfect title for this allegorical mind screw of a film. I remember first seeing this on its 1997 release date (ya I was hitting blockbuster big time then). It was also … Continue reading

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Film Review: West of Memphis (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: West of Memphis is an examination of a failure of justice in Arkansas. The documentary tells the hitherto unknown story behind an extraordinary and desperate fight to bring the truth to light. Told and made by those who lived it, the filmmakers’ unprecedented access to the inner workings of the defense, allows the film to show the investigation, research and appeals process in a way that has never been seen before; revealing shocking and … Continue reading

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Film Review: Feast (2005)

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SYNOPSIS: On a lonely desert road in the middle of nowhere hard-drinking patrons of a country-fried dive bar must stand together as they are forced to fight for their lives against a vicious family of blood-crazed monsters in this fast and frenzied throwback to the age of B-Horror greatness. Starring Balthazar Getty, Judah Friedlander, Henry Rollins, and Clu Gulager. REVIEW: This is an hour and a half of tongue-in-cheek horror wrapped in nostalgic genre scenarios, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Suck (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: A rock’n’roll vampire spoof about a down and out band, The Winners, who will do anything for a record deal. When their disgruntled manager (Dave Foley) tells them that they are getting “long in the tooth”, he doesn’t know that his words are truly prophetic. During a road trip, their humdrum image radically changes when Jennifer (Jessica ParĂ©), the bass player, disappears one night with a hip vampire (Dimitri Coats). She emerges with a … Continue reading

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