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Film Review: Mad Max II The Road Warrior (1981)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: “Roaming the highways of post-apocalyptic Australia, years after he avenged his wife and son and his partner who were murdered by the motorcycle gang led by the evil Toecutter. Burnt out former Australian policeman Max Rockatansky, now known as ‘The Road Warrior’ searching for sources of fuel, stumbles upon a gasoline refinery home to a community of …

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Film Review: Zombie Lake (1981)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: In a small lakeside town, young women are disappearing without a trace. The superstitious locals blame ”The Lake of Ghosts”, because of the lake’s haunting past, but the town’s mayor seems reluctant, or powerless to take any action. When another woman is found dead near the lake, with her throat ripped out, a reporter comes to …

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Film Review: The Escapees (The Runaways) (1981)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: After escaping from an insane asylum, two beautiful women — one spunky, the other depressed — fall in with a troupe of erotic dancers and embark on a surreal journey full of violence, burlesque and lesbian hookups. Director Jean Rollin, the exploitation auteur behind such cult hits as Fascination and Requiem for a Vampire, delivers the …

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Film Review: Road Games (1981)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A truck driver finds himself involved in a deadly game of cat and mouse with a brutal serial killer who enjoys butchering young female hitchhikers. REVIEW: Road Games is an entertaining little suspense/thriller that has a nice Hitchcock-like feel to it (which is no surprise considering that director Richard Franklin was a huge fan of Alfred …

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Film Review: Wolfen (1981)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A New York cop investigates a series of brutal deaths that resemble animal attacks. REVIEW: 1981 was the year of the “Werewolf” in Hollywood as no less than three major films were released that year that featured menaces of the lupine variety. First out of the gate was Joe Dante’s classic “The Howling” which featured Rob …

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Film Review: Fear No Evil (1981)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: High school student turns out to be personification of Lucifer. Two arch angels in human form (as women) take him on. REVIEW: The 80’s delivered a hand full of pretty decent devil-themed movies. Among that crop was a quirky imperfect release titled: “Fear No Evil“. “Fear no Evil” was never considered a true classic but is …

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