Film Review: The Butterfly Effect (2004)

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SYNOPSIS: A young man blocks out harmful memories of significant events of his life. As he grows up, he finds a way to remember these lost memories and a supernatural way to alter his life. REVIEW: Of all the themes that interest me most, I’m always drawn back to those that involve time travel or some quantum phenomena that arises from it. The film “The Butterfly Effect” takes one such aspect head on and doesn’t … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dead Souls (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Johnny Petrie learns on his 18th birthday that he was adopted after inheriting a farm in Maine. Eager to start a new life, Johnny leaves home so he can began afresh in this “new” dwelling. However, Johnny soon discovers that the farm, which has been abandoned for eighteen years since his natural family died, harbors a horrifying history about the deaths of said natural family. REVIEW: Making its debut nestled within the quagmire of … Continue reading

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Film Review: Fear of the Dark (2003)

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SYNOPSIS: Twelve year old Ryan Billings has been diagnosed with an acute fear of the dark. He spends each night lying awake in torment, waiting and watching as the evil in the darkness grows stronger, feeding off his fear. His older brother Dale, suspects that there is nothing wrong with Ryan and that this is just a ploy for more attention. Regardless, he promises to watch over his little brother as their parents head off … Continue reading

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Film Review: Jesse James Meets Frankenstein’s Daughter (1966)

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SYNOPSIS: “Legendary outlaw of the Old West Jesse James, on the run from Marshal MacPhee, hides out in the castle of Baron Frankenstein’s granddaughter Maria, who proceeds to transform Jesse’s slow-witted pal Hank into a bald zombie, which she names Igor.” (courtesy IMDB) REVIEW: This week’s public domain nugget is a little anti-classic with the self-explanatory title of Jesse James Meets Frankenstein’s Daughter (1966). Yes, you heard right, I’m discussing a western, make no bones … Continue reading

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