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Film Review: The Signal (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: On a road trip, Nic and two friends are drawn to an isolated area by a computer genius. When everything suddenly goes dark, Nic regains consciousness – only to find himself in a waking nightmare. REVIEW: The Signal, William Eubank’s second stab at directing, poses two common enemies against each in a war older than time itself: the heart ...

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Film Review: The Colony (2013)

SYNOPSIS: Forced underground by the next ice age, a struggling outpost of survivors must fight to preserve humanity against a threat even more savage than nature. REVIEW: I’m starting to notice that my attention span is growing shorter and shorter. I’ve watched several good films recently where I almost lost patience and shut it down. It turns out, if you ...

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TV Review: Hannibal (Season 1) (TV Series) (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: Explores the early relationship between the renowned psychiatrist and his patient, a young FBI criminal profiler, who is haunted by his ability to empathize with serial killers. REVIEW: Hannibal, the TV series, is unlike anything on television. Based on the book “Red Dragon” by Thomas Harris and the character franchise of Hannibal Lecter (which grew fame from its “Silence ...

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TV Review: Hannibal (TV Series) Episode 1

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And so it begins, finally a series with some intellectual motive and diabolical intent. Called a dramatic psychological thriller, “Hannibal” borrows from the “Silence of the Lamb” franchise taking things further with a younger Dr. Hannibal Lecter. I wasn’t sure if I was ready for another serial killer series to take under wing with “Dexter” claiming territory for so long. ...

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Film Review: Hearts Of Darkness – A Filmmaker’s Apocalypse (1991)

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SYNOPSIS: “Documents the sensational events surrounding the making of Apocalypse Now and Francis Ford Coppola’s struggle with nature, governments, actors and self-doubt. Includes footage and sound secretly recorded by Eleanor Coppola, wife of Francis.” (courtesy IMDB) REVIEW: Eleanor Coppola taped and filmed her husband, often without his knowledge, on the set of Apocalypse Now (1979) while everything fell apart around ...

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Film Review: The Matrix (1999)

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SYNOPSIS: “Thomas A. Anderson is a man living two lives. By day he is an average computer programmer and by night a hacker known as Neo. Neo has always questioned his reality, but the truth is far beyond his imagination. Neo finds himself targeted by the police when he is contacted by Morpheus, a legendary computer hacker branded a terrorist ...

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Film Review: Contagion (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: A thriller centered on the threat posed by a deadly disease and an international team of doctors contracted by the CDC to deal with the outbreak. REVIEW: I hate Steven Soderburgh, I really do. Why do I hate him so much you ask? Because after I walked out of the theater where I saw his latest thriller “Contagion”, I ...

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Film Review: Predators (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: Chosen for their ability to kill without conscience, a group of killers, some trained and some who are not, must endeavor the alien race of predators that have set out to target them as prey. Dropped into the vast jungle of a distant world, these human predators must learn just who, or what, they are up against, and that ...

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Film Review: Event Horizon (1997)

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SYNOPSIS: A rescue crew investigates a spaceship that disappeared into a black hole and has now returned…with someone or something new on-board. REVIEW: It’s quite possible that Event Horizon may be among one of the most chilling films ever created. Then again the backlash from critics and sci fi horror fans complaining of plot holes, fragmented storylines and a genre ...

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