Film Review: Jessabelle (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: Returning to her childhood home in Louisiana to recuperate from a horrific car accident, Jessabelle comes face to face with a long-tormented spirit that has been seeking her return — and has no intention of letting her escape. REVIEW: I’d seen lots of promotional material for Jessabelle over the last few months, so I was admittedly surprised when it got such a quiet, low key release last weekend. Not that I was particularly looking … Continue reading

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Film Review: 13 Sins (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: A cryptic phone call sets off a dangerous game of risks for Elliot, a down-on-his luck salesman. The game promises increasing rewards for completing 13 tasks, each more sinister than the last. REVIEW: Since Richard Connell warped the man vs. man plot archetype in his 1924 short story “The Most Dangerous Game,” the thematic device of have-nots being treated as disposable, unwilling entertainment for those who have remains fertile ground for genre artists.  Direct … Continue reading

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Angry Little God (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: A guy is offered a chance to will a substantial cash prize if he can complete 13 challenges.

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Ghosts (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: Follows a woman who is forced to return to her father’s home in Louisiana when a car accident leaves her without the use of her legs. It’s not long before she discovers a mystery surrounding her own birth, as well as an angry ghost determined to destroy her.

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Film Review: The Memory Thief (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: A Los Angeles tollbooth clerk becomes obsessed with the Holocaust after meeting a survivor REVIEW: Odd movies come in all forms and sizes. “The Memory Thief” was one that creeps up over the course of its progression. In its simple form, it centers on Lukas played by Mark Webber. Lukas works day to day as a toll booth operator which is as mundane and impersonal as anything he can imagine. As he narrates in … Continue reading

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