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Film Review: Brainscan (1994)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Michael (Edward Furlong) is a typical suburban teenager. Isolated from his distant father and dead mother, he finds refuge in horror fanzines and gory slasher flicks. When he plugs into Brainscan, an interactive game where the player initiates all-too-real murders, he’s confident he can beat the wisecracking game master … until he finds a severed foot …

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Film Review: Grotesque (1988)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A gang of annoying punks break into a special effect maker’s house in the middle of nowhere looking for money and/or drugs. After killing everyone in the house (except for the daughter who makes a run for it) the punks accidentally release a grotesque creature the family had locked away in a hidden room that promptly …

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Film Review: Other Halves (2015)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A team of programmers develop a revolutionary new dating app called Other Halves. On the night before the app is set to launch, they discover it causes strange side effects: users lose all self-control, becoming amoral, lascivious, violent… evil. They consider shutting the app down, but… Evil is profitable. REVIEW: Director – Matthew T. Price Starring …

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Film Review: Cockneys vs Zombies (2012)

Rate This Movie   SYNOPSIS: When a viral zombie outbreak is unleashed in east London, a colorful group of c**kneys decide to wage war against the undead. REVIEW: “Aw fokin’ ell yea!” pretty much sums up the movie going experience while watching Cockneys vs. Zombies. Director Matthias Hoene’s first feature length debut was a smash hit at its Canadian premiere last …

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Film Review: The Navigator (2014)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A family heading toward their holiday destination are encouraged to take a shorter route by their GPS navigational system. During their journey they suddenly find themselves stranded. They are lost in the woods, away from any civilization with no fuel and no way of contacting the outside world. Will they reach their destination? REVIEW: Sometimes it’s …

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Film Review: Vampires (1986)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: The students at a private art school are unaware that the school’s headmistress is secretly using a machine to extract the life energy from young girls there. REVIEW: It takes effort for a movie to be completely and utterly forgettable. It has to be bad enough that the audience has no vested interest in what happens, …

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Film Review: Open Windows (2014)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A jilted fan is pulled into a a world of cat-and-mouse danger after accepting an invitation to spy on his favorite actress via computer. REVIEW: Never before have we been more obsessed by celebrities. Since the times of Marilyn Monroe and James Dean the public have always wanted to know the intimate details of the stars we see on …

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Film Review: Fast Company (1979)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: “Standard ‘good guys versus bad guys’ drag-racing movie. Nice scene of the driver’s view during a funny car run.” (thanks to IMDB for that detailed synopsis) REVIEW: He might deny it on the audio commentary, but this seventies exploitation movie rates as one hell of an anomaly in the career of Canadian auteur David Cronenberg. Made after …

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