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Film Review: Trespass (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: As they’re held for ransom, a husband and wife’s predicament grows more dire amid the discovery of betrayal and deception. REVIEW: Nicolas Cage and Nicole Kidman come together as an extremely well-to-do couple who’s family has just been threatened by a band of thugs intent on robbing them of their riches. Nicolas Cage stars as Kyle Miller, a shrewd …

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Film Review: The Wiz (1978)

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SYNOPSIS: “Dorothy, a twenty-four-year-old kindergarten teacher born, raised and still working in Harlem, is celebrating Thanksgiving with her extended family, but she doesn’t seem to be thankful for much in life. She lives a self-imposed sheltered life, she is shy and unfulfilled. Things change for her when she is caught in a snowstorm while chasing after her dog Toto. They …

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Film Review: Flatliners (1990)

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SYNOPSIS: An edgy, eerie supernatural thriller about medical students using their skills to try crossing over to the “other side.” After they’re revived, the students are haunted and consumed by what they’ve seen, as their fears, guilt and old memories take root in the physical world. This star-studded film may be remembered more for the tabloid frenzy, upon the film’s …

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Film Review: Sleeper (1973)

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SYNOPSIS: “Health food store owner and wannabe jazz clarinetist Miles Monroe is involuntarily cryogenically frozen in 1973 after a mishap while in minor surgery. His still frozen body is found in 2173, and unfrozen by scientists Melik and Orva. In unfreezing Miles, the doctors have committed an illegal act in what is now a totalitarian police state, where records of …

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Film Review: Blood Creek (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: A struggling, German, immigrant family in West Virginia, in the early 1930’s, receives a letter from the Reich that they will be paid for housing a Nazi scholar Richard Wirth, (Michael Fassbender) while he conducts research. This being the Dust-Bowl/Great Depression era the impoverished family reluctantly accepts the man into their home. Once there, he inquires about an ancient …

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