Film Review: Stonehearst Asylum (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: A recent medical school grad who takes a position at a mental institution soon finds himself taken with one of his colleagues — though he has no initial idea of a recent, horrifying staffing change. REVIEW: The line between sanity and madness is a thin one. Only sixty years ago the treatment for mental ‘illnesses’ such as homosexuality and women’s hysteria was barbaric. In the last few years asylums have become quite trendy in … Continue reading

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Film Review: X-men: Days of Future Past (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods. The X-Men join forces with their younger selves in an epic battle that must change the past – to save our future by sending Wolverine to change history and prevent an event that results in doom for both humans and mutants.

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Film Review: Deep Rising (1998)

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SYNOPSIS: A group of heavily armed hijackers board a luxury ocean liner in the South Pacific Ocean to loot it, only to do battle with a series of large-sized, tentacled, man-eating sea creatures who have taken over the ship first. REVIEW: There has always been a fascination with sea monsters, simply take a look at Jules Vern. However, unlike the giant squid of Vern lore, the monster of Deep Rising, similar in shape only, makes … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dead Cert (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: A gang of tough London gangsters get more than they bargained for when a group of businessmen make an offer to buy their club, the Inferno. They turn out to be nothing less than Vampires wanting their land back and turn viciously on the gangsters when their demands are not met. REVIEW: Director – Steve Lawson Starring – Craig Fairbrass, Dexter Fletcher, Billy Murray You can rob a man of his money, you can … Continue reading

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Film Review: Ironclad (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: In 13th-century England, a small group of Knights Templar fights to defend Rochester Castle against the tyrannical King John. REVIEW:   Written and Directed by Jonathan English Starring: Paul Giamatti, James Purefoy, Jason Flemyng, Brian Cox I wasn’t sure what to expect when I saw this movie come through the queue. It quite obviously isn’t a horror movie, and seeing a movie starring both Paul Giamatti AND Brian Cox go direct to DVD without … Continue reading

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Film Review: Clash of the Titans (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: “The Clash of the Titans” is set in the Greek city of Argos where a war is about to explode between man and the gods. Perseus (Sam Worthington) raised as a fisherman, but is actually a demi-god. Perseus is the son of Zeus (Liam Neeson) who is about to take on the gods after the death of his family. Zeus’ brother Hades (Ralph Fiennes) was the one who kill his family, and Perseus wants … Continue reading

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Film Review: Mirrors (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: This creepy supernatural thriller from director Alexandre Aja stars Kiefer Sutherland as troubled security guard Ben Carson, who discovers malevolent spirits living within the mirrors of a fire-ravaged department store. When their murderous nature comes to light, Ben turns to his estranged wife (Paula Patton) to help him save their family — and himself. The supporting cast includes Amy Smart and Jason Flemyng. REVIEW: I had a good day today. I took a chance … Continue reading

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