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Film Review: Save Yourself (2015)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Five female filmmakers en route to screen their new horror film in Los Angeles, experience their own real life terror when they cross paths with deranged scientist hellbent on using them for his twisted experiments. REVIEW: The mad scientist in Ryan M. Andrews’ Save Yourself is a brooding, old-timey country man. At first he seems warm …

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Film Review: I Married A Monster From Outer Space (1958)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: “Bill Farrell marries lovely Marge Bradley, but almost from the start he is acting strange. For one thing he doesn’t drink any alcohol and even more peculiar, he almost acts like he doesn’t have any emotions. A year into their marriage, Marge still feels that there is something strange about him. The thing that really disturbs her …

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Film Review: Paradise Lost 2: Revelations (2000)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Horrific, disturbing and absolutely fascinating, the Emmy nominated Paradise Lost 2: Revelations reviews the chilling saga from HBO’s award winning hit, Paradise Lost: The child murders at Robin Hood Hills. Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky return to West Memphis, Arkansas to reexamine the most notorious murder case in the state’s history, revealing startling new evidence and …

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Film Review: Naciye (2015)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: On their first night at a new, secluded house, a couple (Esin Harvey, Gorkem Mertsoz) encounter the mysterious woman (Derya Alabora – A Most Wanted Man, When We Leave) who claims it to be her home. REVIEW: The fact that Naciye is writer/director Lutfu Emre Cicek’s first feature length film kind of blows my mind. He’s …

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Film Review: Maniacal (2018)

Rate This Movie REVIEW:  Maniacal is another in the line of independent horror anthologies put together by the fine folks at Trash Arts Films. What stands out right away about this one is the set-up: rather than just featuring film after film, or having a “host” in between segments to introduce each new story, Maniacal employs a wraparound that functions …

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Film Review: One Missed Call (2003)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: People mysteriously start receiving voicemail messages from their future selves, in the form of the sound of them reacting to their own violent deaths. REVIEW: I’m sure I can’t be the only one who, upon seeing the words ‘directed by Takashi Miike’ flashing up on the screen, thinks: ‘Brace yourself. This is going to be pretty …

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Film Review: Crows Zero (2007)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A transfer student attempts to take over the most violent high school in the country, whose students form factions and battle each other for power. REVIEW: Directed by Takashi Miike Starring: Shun Oguri, Takayuki Yamada, Kenichi Endo, Kyosuke Yabe Right up front, I should be honest and say I am not the audience for this movie. …

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Film Review: Mayhem (2017)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A virus spreads through an office complex causing white collar workers to act out their worst impulses. REVIEW: Mayhem (2017), a brilliant new from film director Joe Lynch of whom you might remember from the TV series Holliston, (among several other horror film directing titles) has delivered his best to date. The movie featuring “The Walking …

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