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Film Review: Dead End (2003)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Christmas Eve. On his way to his in-laws with his family, Frank Harrington decides to try a shortcut, for the first time in 20 years. It turns out to be the biggest mistake of his life. REVIEW: ‘Hell is other people’ goes the old Sartre quote. Taken from his play, No Exit, and exemplifying his stance …

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Film Review: Avenged (2013)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A deaf girl is brutalized by a murderous gang who are then hunted by her when the bloodthirsty spirit of an Apache warrior inhabits her lifeless body. REVIEW: Originally going under the name ‘Savaged’, Avenged is a low-budget exploitation from Michael S. Ojeda that manages to provide a new twist of the rape revenge genre. Full …

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Film Review: Margo (2016)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A female-driven, post-society drama/thriller about love, madness, and humankind’s everlasting hunt for companionship. REVIEW: Having been produced by the Blaquefyre Independent Film Festival – a grassroots organization that brings art to small communities – Margo wears its indie film credentials on its sleeve from minute one. It’s more arthouse than it is horror. Written by Matthew …

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Film Review: Primal Rage (2018)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A newly reunited young couple’s drive through the Pacific Northwest turns into a nightmare as they are forced to face nature, unsavory locals, and a monstrous creature, known to the Native Americans as Oh-Mah. REVIEW: Primal Rage is Patrick Magee’s first trepid steps into directing, after a long career in special effects and make up for …

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Film Review: The Crucifixion (2017)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Journalist Nicole Rawlins (Sophie Cookson) is investigating the murder of a nun. A priest has been convicted but he claims that she died while he was performing an exorcism ritual. REVIEW: Sophie Cookson (Kingsman: The Secret Service) plays Nicole, a tenacious journalist with a keen nose for a story and other well-known clichés. Nicole has a huge …

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Film Review: Fantasm (2013)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: At 15 years old, Kyle Kuchta went to his first horror convention. Years later, he visits multiple cons to understand why these gatherings are so important to horror fans, vendors and celebrity guests. REVIEW: All documentaries have a purpose, whether it be exposing human rights atrocities, discussing gun laws or showing famous cyclists to be the …

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