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Film Review: Mr. Brooks (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: A psychological thriller about a man who is sometimes controlled by his murder-and-mayhem-loving alter ego. REVIEW: While gore for fear sake certainly does have a place in film, psychological horror stands alone, typically being considerably much more frightening and leaving a lasting impression. When the film is loaded with some of Hollywood’s best actors, this aspect is emphasized even ...

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Film Review: Altered States (1980)

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SYNOPSIS: A Harvard scientist conducts experiments on himself with a hallucinatory drug and an isolation chamber that may be causing him to regress genetically. REVIEW: β€œAltered States” β€œHe who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.” -Dr. Johnson. This film is a juggernaut of intellectual and stylistic eye candy, it is apocalyptic in ...

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