Film Review: Cat People (1982)

SYNOPSIS: “Irena Gallier, a beautiful young woman, is on the brink of sexuality. She discovers love for the first time only to find that the explosive experience brings with it tragic consequences. However, the tremendous passion of this girl’s first romantic love is so strong, it bypasses the terror around her – including her brother’s extraordinary demands – as it pushes her on to her own bizarre destiny. Desire, passion, blood, her lust transforms her … Continue reading

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Film Review: Sharknado (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: When a freak hurricane swamps Los Angeles, thousands of sharks terrorize the waterlogged populace. And when the high-speed winds form tornadoes in the desert, nature’s deadliest killer rules water, land, and air. REVIEW: Syfy channel has a way of bringing up the quirky and absurd, though in this case you should be thanking the masterminds “The Asylum” for another helping of sharky nonsense. Yep… they raised the bar with 2009’s “Mega Shark vs Giant … Continue reading

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Film Review: Would You Rather (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Desperate to help her ailing brother, a young woman agrees to compete in a deadly game of “Would You Rather,” hosted by a sadistic aristocrat. REVIEW: Wow! Did this one catch me by surprise! Directed by David Guy Levy, “Would You Rather” is the story of Iris (Brittany Snow) who is trying to find a job as the movie begins. Iris has some outstanding bills that her deceased parents never got to. She also … Continue reading

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Film Review: C.H.U.D. (1984)

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SYNOPSIS:  A bizarre series of murders in New York City seems to point toward the existence of a race of mutant cannibals living under the streets. REVIEW: I remember the trailer for “C.H.U.D.” & how excited me & my friends were to see it. A movie about cannibalistic mutants living in the sewers of NYC? How cool was that? We were so stoked to take this one in and it did not disappoint us in … Continue reading

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Film Review: After Hours (1985)

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SYNOPSIS: “A meek word processor impulsively travels to Manhattan’s Soho district to date an attractive but apparently disturbed young woman and finds himself trapped there in a nightmarish surreal vortex of improbable coincidences and farcical circumstances.” (courtesy IMDB) REVIEW: During the mid-eighties, the term Quirky Comedy seemed to make film producers run for their cheque-book without even thinking, with the end result sucking more than a hydrogen scoop turned up to eleven. What was needed … Continue reading

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