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Film Review: Shocker (1989)


SYNOPSIS: When a vicious serial killer named Horace (really guys? Horace?!? Were all the good names taken?) is sentenced to die in the electric chair he instead becomes a supernatural being capable of controlling electricity and possessing the bodies of others. He uses his newfound powers to continue his killing spree and becomes obsessed with trying to kill Jonathan, the …

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Film Review: Skinner (1993)


SYNOPSIS: An unhappily married woman who needs extra money rents a room in her house to a seemingly friendly and likable guy named Dennis (who she soon finds herself falling for due to the fact that her husband treats her like garbage). What she doesn’t know is that he is actually a deranged killer who enjoys skinning his victims and …

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Film Review: Darkman (1990)


SYNOPSIS: A hideously scarred and mentally unstable scientist seeks revenge against the crooks who made him like that. REVIEW: You might remember this one from its tag line at the time “Who is Dark Man?”. If not, you surely know it from its ominous poster art that looks like a cross between the “The Shadow“, “Batman” and the “Invisible man“. …

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Film Review: Spider-Man (2002)

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SYNOPSIS: “Based on Marvel Comics’ superhero character, this is a story of Peter Parker who is a nerdy high-schooler. He was orphaned as a child, bullied by jocks, and can’t confess his crush for his stunning neighbourhood girl Mary Jane Watson. To say his life is ‘miserable’ is an understatement. But one day while on an excursion to a laboratory …

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Film Review: Intruder (1989)


SYNOPSIS: The night crew of a local grocery store goes about their jobs just like normal. Never mind the cashier’s weird ex boyfriend who seems to want to fight everyone; you see the employees are turning up dead. Well pieces of them anyway, scattered throughout the entire store. REVIEW: Directed by: Scott Spiegel Starring: Elizabeth Cox, Dan Hicks, David Byrnes, …

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Twin Peaks (TV series)

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While it’s feasible that there’s the odd person over thirty years of age out there that didn’t see the Twin Peaks series when it was first televised in 1990, it’s unlikely that they are unaware of the cultural run-off from the groundbreaking show. Catchphrases like “She’s dead – wrapped in plastic” and “Who killed Laura Palmer?” adorned T-shirts, fans held …

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