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Film Review: Black Christmas (1974)

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SYNOPSIS: A sorority house is terrorized by a stranger who makes frightening phone calls and then murders the sorority sisters during Christmas break. REVIEW: What can be said about the original Black Christmas that hasn’t been said before? Probably not much but I’m sure the obvious statements such as the β€œFIRST” slasher movie to turn heads and launch the style ...

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Film Review: Fast Company (1979)

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SYNOPSIS: “Standard ‘good guys versus bad guys’ drag-racing movie. Nice scene of the driver’s view during a funny car run.” (thanks to IMDB for that detailed synopsis) REVIEW: He might deny it on the audio commentary, but this seventies exploitation movie rates as one hell of an anomaly in the career of Canadian auteur David Cronenberg. Made after he’d delivered ...

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Film Review: A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

SYNOPSIS: Years after being burned alive by a mob of angry parents, child murderer Freddy Krueger (Robert Englund) returns to haunt the dreams — and reality — of local teenagers in Wes Craven’s spine-chilling slasher classic. As the town’s teens begin dropping like flies, Nancy (Heather Langenkamp) and her boyfriend, Glen (Johnny Depp, in his big-screen debut), devise a plan ...

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