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Film Review: Black Sunday (1960)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: In Mario Bava’s gothic horror masterpiece steeped in rich atmosphere, condemned witch Princess Asa returns from the dead two centuries after her execution and wreaks vengeance on her killers’ family. Possessing the body of a descendant who happens to look just like her, Asa pulls out all the stops to exact her revenge. This is Bava’s …

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Film Review: Foxy Brown (1974)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A voluptuous black woman takes a job as a high-class prostitute in order to get revenge on the mobsters who murdered her boyfriend. REVIEW: If ever you find yourself hankering for a serving of pure 70’s, there is non better to fill that hunger than the 1974 Blaxploitation film “Foxy Brown”. At the time of this …

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Film Review: The Black Gestapo (1975)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: General Ahmed has started an inner-city People’s Army to try and relieve the misery of the citizens of Watts. When the locals are put under increasing pressure by Mafia thugs, Ahmed’s second-in-command Colonel Kojah asks for permission to start a protection squad to take more direct action. Ahmed fears this protection squad will just turn into …

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Film Review: Velvet Goldmine (1998)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: 1971: Glamrock explodes all over the world and challanges the seriousness within the flowerpower generation by means of glitter and brutal music. Brian Slade, a young rockstar, inspires numerous teenage boys and girls to paint their nails and explore their own sexuality. In the end Slade destroys himself. Unable to escape the role he created for …

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Film Review: Amélie (2001)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: “Born in an imaginary romanticised version of Paris, Amélie Poulain is the ingenious child of a neurotic and an iceberg. Now that she is working as a waitress, she revels in sneakily intervening in other people’s lives, but her prankish nature makes it hard for her to directly express her feelings for the man she loves. …

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Film Review: American History X (1998)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A California neo-Nazi (Oscar-nominee Edward Norton) gets sent to prison for murder and comes out a changed man. But can Norton atone for his sins and prevent his younger brother (Edward Furlong) from following in his hate-filled footsteps? With searing performances and gut-wrenching realism, American History X offers a compelling and anguishing look at racism, family …

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Film Review: The Grifters (1990)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: A small-time conman has torn loyalties between his estranged mother and new girlfriend–both of whom are high-stakes grifters with their own angles to play. REVIEW: “The Grift”, as they would call it, refers to the lifestyle of con-artistry. Roy Dillon (John Cusack) is a small time con artist, just trying to make his way thru life while …

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Film Review: Spider Baby (1968)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: “In a dilapidated rural mansion, the last generation of the degenerate, inbred Merrye family lives with the inherited curse of a disease that causes them to mentally regress from the age of ten-or-so on as they physically develop. The family chauffeur looks out for them and covers up their indiscretions. Trouble comes when greedy distant relatives and …

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Film Review: The House That Jack Built (2018)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: The story follows Jack, a highly intelligent serial killer, over the course of twelve years, and depicts the murders that really develop his inner madman. REVIEW: Let me start this one off with my first impression…. exceptional! If there is anything that deems classification as a “misfit masterpiece” it is the latest release of “The House …

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