Film Review: Asylum Blackout (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: A group of cooks at an asylum for the criminally insane get locked in with the inmates during a massive thunderstorm. REVIEW: George (Rupert Evans), Max (Kenny Doughty) and Ricky (Joseph Kennedy) together form a struggling rock band in Washington State during the late eighties. Blissfully we are never subjected to a random live performance of piss-poor music intended to convey their talent and, therefore, the tragic loss to the music industry their deaths … Continue reading

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Film Review: Doom (2005)

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SYNOPSIS: Space Marines are sent to investigate strange events at a research facility on Mars but find themselves at the mercy of genetically enhanced killing machines. REVIEW: Full disclosure: when I was assigned to watch and review the film, “Doom” , the 2005 release based on the popular eponymous video game, I was more than a little skeptical about it. Films based on video games rarely prove to be high quality in most departments other … Continue reading

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Film Review: Perkins 14 (2009)

Perkins 14 (2009)

SYNOPSIS: Ronald Perkins builds an army of 14 people brainwashed through cult-like methods to protect him from his parents’ killers. When Perkins is imprisoned, the police unwittingly unleash his followers on a small town and they’ve only got one thing on their mind: “Kill for Mr. Perkins.” REVIEW: “Do you miss anything?” Right off the bat, I want to warn you all that the synopsis I have seen in other places is extremely off from … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hannibal Rising (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: Director Peter Webber takes on the myth of the menacing Hannibal Lecter (Gaspard Ulliel) in this terrifying prequel that attempts to trace the murderous roots of the cannibalistic killer. The film follows Lecter from his hard-scrabble Lithuanian childhood, where he witnesses the repulsive lengths to which hungry soldiers will go to satiate themselves, through his sojourn in France, where as a med student he hones his appetite for the kill. REVIEW: Written by: Thomas … Continue reading

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