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Film Review: Jennifer 8 (1992)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A big-city cop from L.A. moves to a small-town police force and immediately finds himself investigating a murder. Using theories rejected by his colleagues, the cop, John Berlin, meets a young blind woman named Helena, who he is attracted to. Meanwhile, a serial killer is on the loose and only John knows it. REVIEW: Right off …

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Film Review: Dr. Lamb (1992)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A taxi driver with abnormal urges and violent tendencies begins to slaughter women taking his cab late at night, sparking an intense police investigation. REVIEW:  A Category III psychological crime horror film from Hong Kong, 1992’s Dr. Lamb (AKA Gou yeung yi sang) was directed by Danny Lee and Billy Tang and written by Law Kam-fai. …

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Film Review: The Wizard’s Curse (1992)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A sorcerers’ cult resurrects two of their slain members as one dual-sexed monster, who will achieve ultimate invincibility and strength if it is allowed to eat the brain of a female virgin born during a spiritual time. REVIEW: Hong Kong fantasy-action sex-comedy The Wizard’s Curse is directed by Cheung-Yan Yuen, whose previous works include Kung Fu …

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Film Review: Wicked City (1992)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: When humans are cast into an epic war with reptilian monsters, an anti-monster agent falls in love with the enemy. REVIEW: Set in Hong Kong near the turn of the last century, Wicked City (1987) is a Chinese adaptation of the first of a series of Japanese speculative horror fiction novels written by Hideyuki Kikuchi. Directed …

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Film Review: The Chekist (1992)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Srubov is a part of CHEKA, the secret police Lenin established after the Bolshevik Revolution. They arrest, interview for a minute, try in ten seconds, and execute intellectuals, aristocrats, Jews, clergy, and their families. In the building basement, five people at a time are shot as they stand naked facing wooden doors. No one to remember …

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