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Film Review: Wolf Warrior (2015)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A Chinese special force soldier with extraordinary marksmanship is confronted by a group of deadly foreign mercenaries who are hired to assassinate him by a vicious drug lord. REVIEW: Titles can be incredibly confusing things as they conjure up all kinds of mental images that lead to films either living up to expectation, surpassing them or …

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Film Review: The Suicide Manual (2003)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: After the group suicide of four people, journalists Yuu and Rie investigate the reasons behind an endless cycle of suicides, blamed on an infamous Suicide Manual, hidden in a tag-less DVD disk. Said manual is shot in an infomercial fashion, with examples of the best methods to kill yourself and demonstrations by real people. When investigating …

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Film Review: The Host (2006)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A monster emerges from Seoul’s Han River and focuses its attention on attacking people. One victim’s loving family does what it can to rescue her from its clutches. REVIEW: Here we have a special effects-heavy monster movie from South Korea, in which a huge creature comes out of the sea and goes on a destructive rampage …

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Film Review: EGG. (2005)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A woman sees an egg every time she closes her eyes. One day she sees the egg start to crack and a creature hatch. She struggles to come to terms with her conditions and tries to defeat the creature. REVIEW: EGG. is a 2005 horror-fantasy film by the film director/visual artist Yukihiko Tsusumi. It is a …

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Film Review: Zero Woman (2005)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: The Metropolitan Police Department ‘0’section, known as an organization in the police department that investigates a closed case. Well-trained detective in the ’0’ section, Ray, is looking for her memory that was lost during the training, while also investigating a human traffic which young woman being a victim. One day, classified killer virus was seized by …

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Film Review: Tomie: Forbidden Fruit (Tomie: Saishuu-sho – Kindan no kajitsu) (2002)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Tomie terrorizes an artistically inclined young girl and her widowed father, slowly integrating herself into the family. REVIEW: Tomie: Forbidden Fruit is the fifth installment of the nine-part Tomie series. It’s directed by Shun Nakahara and stars Nozomi Ando as the infamous she devil, both of which do an adequate job in bringing yet another Tomie …

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