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Film Review: Omen III: The Final Conflict (1981)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: “Damien, the Antichrist, is a thirty-something CEO of a huge multinational corporation and the new ambassador for Great Britain (Scotland, England & Wales), but he lusts for control of the world. The Dark One’s only enemies are seven monks sworn to Damien’s destruction with sacred daggers forged for that one purpose. As the monks hunt Damien, …

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Film Review: Event Horizon (1997) – Review 2

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: “The year is 2047 and a ship named the Event Horizon has re-appeared after disappearing seven years prior, in experiments for faster-than-light travel. A rescue hastily speeds to the returned vessel after a transmission was picked up from the ship, garbled, but vaguely resembling a human voice. As the crew reach the ship, and spend longer …

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Film Review: Backtrack (2015)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A troubled psychologist (Adrien Brody) returns to his hometown to uncover the truth behind his strange visions. REVIEW: Repressed memories are a thing, apparently. Some people swear by them the way other people swear by thorough colonics. The mind’s way of cleansing itself, I’m assuming. It sounds reasonable, if you don’t think too deeply about it. …

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Film Review: Jurassic Park (1993)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: “On Isla Nublar, a new park has just been built with genetically engineered dinosaurs. Tragedy strikes when one of the workers is killed by a velociraptor. The founder of the park John Hammond (Richard Attenborough) requests paleontologist Doctor Alan Grant (Sam Neill) and his assistant, Doctor Ellie Sattler (Laura Dern) to come to the park and ensure …

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Film Review: Dead Calm (1989)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A mass-murderer kidnaps and seduces a young woman after leaving her husband to die on the vessel whose crew he’s just slaughtered. REVIEW: The title to this 1989 suspense/thriller from director Philip Noyce is fairly spot-on; Dead Calm is, in large part, a lot of floating at sea without much terror at all. Sure, there are …

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Film Review: Event Horizon (1997)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A rescue crew investigates a spaceship that disappeared into a black hole and has now returned…with someone or something new on-board. REVIEW: It’s quite possible that Event Horizon may be among one of the most chilling films ever created. Then again the backlash from critics and sci fi horror fans complaining of plot holes, fragmented storylines …

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