Film Review: Saving Grace B Jones (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: Landy and his family have a pretty happy life together until his sister Grace-who has been in an insane asylum for most of her adult life-moves in with them. It isn’t long before things start to go downhill as a result and before you know it Landy’s world begins falling apart. Based on a true story. REVIEW: I like to allow myself at least one serious, non-horror movie a year and Saving Grace B … Continue reading

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Film Review: Kiss the Abyss (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: When his wife is accidentally killed a grief-stricken young man resorts to unnatural science to resurrect her, with horrific consequences. REVIEW: Or, to put it another way, “Wife Sematary”. Actually I’m being rather flippant there because Ken Winkler’s KISS THE ABYSS – while lacking originality – is a well-made, intelligent and decently-acted low budget horror flick. It’s from that sub-genre of films which make an effort to consider what the practicalities of undeath might … Continue reading

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TV Review: The Walking Dead (TV Series) (Season 2) (2011-2012)

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SYNOPSIS: The Walking Dead tells the story of life following a zombie apocalypse. It follows a group of survivors, led by police officer Rick Grimes, traveling in search of a safe and secure home. The world has changed and they need to figure out how to survive it. But they need to figure out how to survive one another. In Season 2 Rick Grimes leads the group of survivors, Shane, Lori, Carl, Dale, Andrea, Glenn, … Continue reading

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Character Profiles: The Walking Dead: Hershel Greene

Now that the much anticipated Season 2 of The Walking Dead has ended, in the coming weeks I’ll continue to be bringing you a special look at our beloved cast of characters and a peak at some new ones. This week we’ll look at Hershel Greene. Hershel Greene is head of the Greene family and takes care of the Greene farm. Scott Wilson portrays Hershel. He is the father to Maggie and Beth and employed … Continue reading

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Film Review: Monster (2003)

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SYNOPSIS: Aileen Wuornos (Charlize Theron, in an Oscar-winning performance) faced difficult odds early in life, abusing drugs and becoming a prostitute (and pregnant) by the age of 13. Wuornos moved from Michigan to Florida where she continued to ply her “trade,” specializing in a clientele consisting mainly of truck drivers. It was during that time that she began murdering any “John” who tried to rape her. Christina Ricci co-stars in this true story. REVIEW: Written … Continue reading

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