Film Review: The Exorcist (1973) – 40th Anniversary [Blu-ray]

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SYNOPSIS: If this horror classic doesn’t terrify you, maybe you need a shrink. Movie actress Chris MacNeil (Ellen Burstyn) realizes an evil spirit may possess her daughter (Linda Blair). Against formidable odds, two priests (Max von Sydow and Jason Miller) try to exorcise the demon. A superb meditation about the nature of evil, The Exorcist was created with adults in mind and isn’t appropriate for youngsters. REVIEW: The Exorcist: 40th Anniversary has been released! Check … Continue reading

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Film Review: Grotesque (1988)

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SYNOPSIS: A gang of annoying punks break into a special effect maker’s house in the middle of nowhere looking for money and/or drugs. After killing everyone in the house (except for the daughter who makes a run for it) the punks accidentally release a grotesque creature the family had locked away in a hidden room that promptly begins killing them off one-by-one. REVIEW: I wasn’t very familiar with Grotesque so I went into it not … Continue reading

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Film Review: 42nd Street Forever: The Blu-ray Edition (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Synapse Films’ best-selling 42nd Street Forever series has been a favorite of grindhouse and exploitation fans around the world. This colossal best of collection combines a selection of vintage theatrical trailers from the first two volumes of the series and mixes them up with some all-new selections! Remastered in true 1080p high definition, this mind-numbing dose of classic original coming attractions will have your Blu-ray player exploding with more than three and a half … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hell Night (1981)

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SYNOPSIS: Four college pledges are forced to spend the night in a deserted old mansion where they get killed off one by one by the monstrous surviving members of a family massacre years earlier for trespassing on their living grounds. REVIEW: I hate Linda Blair. There! I said it and I mean it too. Why do I hate Ms. Blair at all you ask? I certainly don’t know her so it doesn’t have anything to … Continue reading

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Film Review: Savage Streets (1984)

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SYNOPSIS: A teenage vigilante seeks revenge on a group of violent thugs who raped her handicapped sister and killed her best friend. REVIEW: Savage Streets still to this day remains one of my favorite films from the 80s’. So it was not a stretch to say I was excited when a DVD arrived to review. Before we jump in I’ll mention a few of the high points…… Linda Blair looking as hot as ever, Linda … Continue reading

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Film Review: Scream (1996)

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SYNOPSIS: Horror maven Wes Craven — paying homage to teen horror classics such as Halloween and Prom Night — turns the genre on its head with this tale of a murderer who terrorizes hapless high schooler Sidney Prescott (Neve Campbell) by offing everyone she knows. Not your average slasher flick, Scream distinguishes itself with a self-parodying sense of humor. Courteney Cox and David Arquette co-star as a local news reporter and a small-town deputy. REVIEW: … Continue reading

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Film Review: Exorcist II The Heretic (1977)

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SYNOPSIS: “Doctor Gene Tuskin works with troubled children, perhaps none more troubled than Regan MacNeil, who suffers from bad dreams and repressed memories. The memories she represses are of the time she was possessed by a demon. Doctor Tuskin’s invention, a device that hypnotises two persons and links their minds together, reveals that the demon, named Pazuzu, still lurks within her. It is desperate to emerge again and wreak havoc. Meanwhile, Father Philip Lamont is … Continue reading

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