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Film Review: The Sacrament (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: Acclaimed genre director Ti West and master of horror Eli Roth join forces to deliver a frightening new cinematic experience. REVIEW: Every generation has its masters of horror. Ti West is certainly making a name for himself in the current generation as one of the masters. The House of the Devil brought him to the forefront. The slow burn …

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Film Review: You’re Next (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: When the Davison family comes under attack during their wedding anniversary getaway, the gang of mysterious killers soon learns that one of victims harbors a secret talent for fighting back. REVIEW: An unexpected mélange of “The Strangers“, “Straw Dogs“ and “Home Alone“, director Adam Wingard’s “You’re Next” is one of the most bracing and exciting films of the year! …

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Film Review: The House of the Devil (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: In the 1980s, college student Samantha Hughes takes a strange babysitting job that coincides with a full lunar eclipse. She slowly realizes her clients harbor a terrifying secret; they plan to use her in a Satanic ritual. REVIEW: D: Ti West C: Jocelin Donahue, Tom Noonan, Mary Woronov, Dee Wallace Samantha (Donahue) doesn’t care for her college roommate. So much …

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Film Review: The Innkeepers (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: A horror-thriller centered on the last two employees at a haunted hotel that’s going out of business. REVIEW: This was showing as part of the Incredibly Strange film festival (incrediblystrange.co.nz), which is an offshoot of the main New Zealand Film Festival. I noticed it was scheduled for a 10.45pm showing, in one of the smaller, quieter and artier cinemas. …

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