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Film Review: Cell (2016)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: When a mysterious cell phone signal causes apocalyptic chaos, an artist is determined to reunite with his young son in New England. REVIEW: A movie starring John Cusack and Samuel L. Jackson is one that was sure to catch my attention. I had been hearing about this title for awhile now not entirely knowing it was …

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10 Worst Films Of 2016

Fifty years from now, 2016 will be remembered as a outstanding year for horror films in general. There were some sizable horror hits at the box office this year, and while not all of the bigger hits were especially good films, it’s never a bad thing if the genre you’re particular to has a good year. But I’m not here …

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Film Review: Identity (2003)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Stranded at a desolate Nevada motel during a nasty rainstorm, ten strangers become acquainted with each other when they realize that they’re being killed off one by one. REVIEW: The 2003 theatrical debut of “Identity” was a slam dunk for movie plotlines. I remember seeing this one live and thinking, “wow! what a brilliant film that …

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Film Review: Reclaim (2014)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A desperate American couple discovers all is not what it seems when they uncover a high-stakes underground scam while traveling abroad. To expose the truth and get back to the U.S., they must risk their lives to save their daughter. REVIEW: Over the past year, John Cusack’s career has taken a bizarre turn. Along with doing …

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Film Review: Grand Piano (2013)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Moments before his comeback performance, a concert pianist who suffers from stage fright discovers a note written on his music sheet. REVIEW: World class pianist Tom Selznick has a real problem. During his comeback performance in Chicago he opens up his sheet music only to find the following message written in red across the notes he’s …

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Film Review: The Factory (2011)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: An obsessed cop is on the trail of a serial killer prowling the streets of Buffalo, N.Y. but when his teenage daughter disappears, he drops any professional restraint to get the killer. REVIEW: Most movies with a horror slant should start as The Factory does… with setting the mood. Now I don’t mean shoving blood and …

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Stephen King’s CELL Is In Production – New Cast Member Announced

This one has been around for a long while and according to DEADLINES it has moved into the production stage. Cameras are rolling for adaptation of Stephen King’s CELL. Along with that great news also come the announcement that Isabelle Fuhrman has joined the cast. Horror fans should remember her from the creepy ORPHAN. You should remember that John Cusack …

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Film Review: The Grifters (1990)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: A small-time conman has torn loyalties between his estranged mother and new girlfriend–both of whom are high-stakes grifters with their own angles to play. REVIEW: “The Grift”, as they would call it, refers to the lifestyle of con-artistry. Roy Dillon (John Cusack) is a small time con artist, just trying to make his way thru life while …

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