Film Review: Penumbra (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: A woman hesitantly rents an apartment to an eerie man who she soon realizes has a part in the solar eclipse that is taking place. REVIEW: The MO on Penumbra describes this South American horror film to be in the vein of Polanski with its gradual build up, air of mystery, and subtle secrecy suggesting something more diabolical cooking in the background than its obvious surface plot. Marga is one business woman who knows … Continue reading

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Film Review: 36 Pasos (2006)

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SYNOPSIS: 36 pasos is a 2006 Argentine horror film directed and written by Adrián García Bogliano REVIEW: 36 Pasos (aka 36 Steps, or according to the subtitles in the movie itself, The Thirty-Six Trap, either translation working as well as the other) is the kind of movie that you watch and then try and pinpoint what it reminds you of. It’s the kind of movie you want to call a friend and talk about, but … Continue reading

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