Film Review: Lightning Bug (2004)

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SYNOPSIS: A drama/thriller, set in the South, about a young boy who longs to escape the misery of his childhood and the misunderstanding of his hometown. A gifted, self-taught, special effects make-up artist, Green dreams of going to Hollywood to make his own monsters. But the real demons of Green’s life threaten to hold him back: a drunken stepfather who terrorizes his mother, a group of religious fanatics who want to destroy his work, and … Continue reading

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Film Review: Laid to Rest (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: Amnesiac wakes up in a coffin and is stalked for fun by a spree killer in a silver-plated skull mask who videotapes his gory adventures. REVIEW: Director: Robert Hall Cast: Bobbie Sue Luther, Kevin Gage, Lena Headey, Thomas Dekker, Johnathon Schaech, Sean Whalen, Richard Lynch, Nick Principe, Anthony Fitzgerald The Examination: The nearly-washed-up stalk ‘n slash motif gets an elevated upgrade in this tech-oriented chiller with solid performances and nervously realistic gore. You have … Continue reading

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Film Review: Chaos (2005)

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SYNOPSIS: Two teenage girls on a mission to find drugs at a rave get more than they bargain for. One is sexually assaulted and they are both killed in horrific ways. The attackers seek refuge in the parents’ of one of the victims’ homes… REVIEW: Starring: Kevin Gage, Sage Stallone, Steve Wozniak, Kelly K.C. Quinn, Chantal Degroat and Maya Borovich Written and Directed by: David DeFalco Does that sound a bit familiar to any of … Continue reading

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Film Review: Amusement (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: While being interrogated by a police psychiatrist, the near-catatonic Tabitha (Katheryn Winnick) tries to explain why she and two of her childhood friends (Laura Breckenridge and Jessica Lucas) are being hunted by a serial killer. The truth that’s dying to come out weaves together three tragic secrets from their past. Keir O’Donnell and Tad Hilgenbrinck co-star as two of the girls’ boyfriends who become unwitting targets in their deadly game. REVIEW: Rob and his … Continue reading

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