Film Review: I Stand Alone (1998)

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SYNOPSIS: A horse meat butcher’s life and mind begins to breakdown as he lashes out against various factions of society while attempting to reconnect with his estranged daughter.

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Film Review: Carne (short film) (1991)

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SYNOPSIS: A butcher in Paris takes his revenge after his daughter is brutally attacked. REVIEW: “Carne” (1991) is a short film by shock director Gaspar NoĂ©. The film begins on the tempo of educating us into France’s fascination with eating horse meat of which they call “Carne”. The name is derived due to its price and color. Our story begins with a horse butcher who currently lives in the Parisian suburb of Porte de la … Continue reading

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Film Review: Haute Tension (High Tension) (2003)

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SYNOPSIS: Two college friends, Marie and Alexa, encounter loads of trouble (and blood) while on vacation at Alexa’s parents’ country home when a mysterious killer invades their quiet getaway. REVIEW: As the name implies, High Tension (2003) is certainly not a misnomer. It is a terrifyingly suspenseful film and absolutely one of the best to come out in a long time. But beware, once the gory action starts, relatively soon enough, you will spend the … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Pack (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: In the middle of a snowy no man’s land, Charlotte picks up Max, a hitchhiker; they stop in a truck-stop restaurant, and when Max doesn’t come back from the bathroom, Charlotte starts looking for him in vain. She decides to return during the night but gets kidnapped by the bartender, La Spack, who turns out to be Max’s mother and needs to feed her kids, ‘The pack’, a bunch of blood lusting ghouls. Charlotte … Continue reading

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