Film Review: Eaten Alive (1980)

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SYNOPSIS: Sheila follows her sister’s last steps before her disappearance. These take her to a New Guinean jungle, where a white man, reverend Jonas, has erected himself as chief of a Purification sect seeking to bring collective suicide to both a cannibal tribe and his American followers. As Sheila goes deeper into the jungle, she will discover that her fate is as precarious and uncertain as her sister’s. REVIEW: Eaten Alive is one of the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Gums (1976)

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SYNOPSIS: A killer nympho mermaid with an oral fixation prowls the ocean waters, devouring – up to a point – any man unlucky enough to be swimming naked. REVIEW: So in 1975 Steven Spielberg directs one of the greatest horror films ever made “Jaws” starring Roy Schneider, Richard Shaw, and a then unknown Richard Dreyfuss. This is one of the first well-known summer blockbusters and really the film that launched Steven Spielberg’s career. Of course … Continue reading

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Film Review: Cannibal Holocaust (1980)

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  SYNOPSIS: Censored in several countries for its gratuitous violence, this controversial faux documentary from director Ruggero Deodato presents footage from a team of New York University filmmakers mysteriously lost in the Amazon jungle. The film, allegedly recovered by Professor Harold Moore, reveals the deplorable treatment of a tribe of suspected South American cannibals and, ultimately, the fate of the crew that initially set out to film the natives. REVIEW: I’m going to go in … Continue reading

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