Film Review: The Lost (2006)

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SYNOPSIS: A charismatic psycho suspected of killing two innocent campers in a cold-blooded double homicide grows increasingly unstable as his suburban empire starts to crack at the foundations. REVIEW: It took a while for his work to make its way to the screen but Jack Ketchum is a force to be reckoned with. The one man responsible for spearheading this movement is modern master Lucky McGee. One of the first books he optioned was Ketchum’s … Continue reading

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Film Review: Magnolia (1999)

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SYNOPSIS: An epic mosaic of several interrelated characters in search of happiness, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley. REVIEW: A most peculiar name for a film that only fashions a single flower on its cover..”Magnolia“, as titled refers to the petals of life and their interwoven purpose. “Magnolia”, is A filmed that has become a cult favorite directed by (also cult favorite director) Paul Thomas Anderson. You might recognize the director from his … Continue reading

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Film Review: DeadGirl (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: When high school misfits Rickie (Shiloh Fernandez) and JT (Noah Segan) decide to cut school and find themselves lost in the crumbling facility of a nearby abandoned hospital, they come face-to-face with a gruesome discovery: a woman whose body has been stripped naked, chained to a table and covered in plastic. When both react to the situation in extremely different ways, the boys soon find themselves embarking on a twisted yet poignant journey that … Continue reading

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Film Review: Autopsy (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: A night of partying in town turns deadly for a group of five friends, when they get into a car accident and hit a man in the middle of the road. It turns out the man is a patient at the local hospital, as an ambulance soon arrives on the scene and takes the friends and the patient there for a medical check-up. It soon appears, however, that the staff at the hospital have … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Perfect Student (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: When her top student is accused of murder, a criminology professor agrees to defend her in court. But after the student is acquitted, new evidence causes the professor to question the girl’s innocence. REVIEW: “The Perfect Student” is a thriller from direct-to-video connoisseur Michael Feifer ( “Wyatt Earp’s Revenge” (2012), “The Dog Who Saved Christmas” (2009), “B.T.K.” (2008)). It stars genre favorite Natasha Henstridge. When a Los Angeles college student’s body is discovered on … Continue reading

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Film Review: Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: A high school prom faces a deadly threat: a flesh-eating virus that spreads via a popular brand of bottled water REVIEW: When I first got word about Cabin Fever 2, that often feeling of recycling came over me much in the way that most sequels deliver. I did enjoy Cabin Fever 1 immensely but had some doubts about a sequel. Though the trailers looked pretty good and the marketing efforts seemed to be high … Continue reading

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