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Film Review: Gemini (Sôseiji) (1999)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A successful doctor, Yukio’s picture perfect life is gradually wrecked, and taken over by his avenging twin brother, who bumps off his family members one by one and reclaims his lover who is now Yukio’s wife. REVIEW: Shin’ya Tsukamoto’s mystery drama Gemini breaks away from the master filmmaker’s customary conventions, but still maintains the same ferocious …

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Film Review: Bats (1999)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Genetically mutated bats escape and it’s up to a bat expert and the local sheriff to stop them. REVIEW: Today’s movie brings us back to the late ‘90s, where a bunch of films hit the cinemas centering on killer animals. Sometimes these animals were genetically altered by scientists, making them smarter and more aggressive (Deep Blue …

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Film Review: Rot (1999)

SYNOPSIS: Sarah has a surprise and gruesome announcement for Muzzy… she has contracted a deadly virus called the ROT which she got by sexing a dead guy from the local funeral home, and now she has passed it along to Muzzy. Slowly the two of them begin to ROT alive, spreading the insidious, flesh-melting disease to friends and foes and …

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Film Review: Mutation (1999)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: A chemical created by Nazi experimentation is discovered in modern-day Germany. Once released, it causes all sorts of horrific bloodshed, mutation, and madness. REVIEW: Adding the element of Nazis to a horror movie is a long standing tradition with varying rates of success. From the exploitation sleaze of Ilsa: She Wolf of the SS and SS Hell …

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Film Review: Tomie: Another Face (1999)

SYNOPSIS: A three-film anthology focusing on female apparition who appears to different people in different circumstances, but always with horrific results. REVIEW: Directed by Ataru Oikawa, Tomie: Another Face is based on the manga by Junji Ito and features three separate stories with one common thread — the protagonists in all three tales are haunted by Tomie, a beautiful young …

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Film Review: Ringu 2 (1999)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: In a direct continuation of the original Ringu film, a young woman investigates the disappearance of her mentor after a mysterious video appears that seems to cause the deaths of those who view it. REVIEW: Ringu 2 is not a film that wastes a lot of time with early exposition when it comes to describing the …

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Film Review: Pola X (1999)

SYNOPSIS: A young writer becomes intrigued with a mysterious dark-haired woman who claims to be his long-lost sister and he begin an unusual relationship with her prompting a downward spiral involving his domineering mother and lovely fiancée REVIEW:  Pola X is a film by French director Leos Carax (Boy Meets Girl, Mauvais Sang) and written by Carax, Lauren Sedofsky, and …

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Vestron’s Class of 1999 & Gothic Coming to Blu-ray 1/30

CLASS OF 1999 coming January 30th, 2018 from Vestron Video Collector’s Series! The time is the future, and youth gang violence is so high that the areas around some schools have become “free fire zones” into which not even the police will venture. When Miles Langford (Malcolm McDowell), the principal of Kennedy High School, decides to take his school back …

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Film Review: Tomie (1999)

SYNOPSIS: A traumatized young woman is trying to recover her memories with the help of a psychiatrist. During her hypnosis sessions, she repeats the name “Tomie” but is unable to recall where she knows it from. REVIEW: You never forget the first time you encounter Junji Ito. Some of you may have stumbled across the image of a shark with …

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Film Review: Jigoku (1999)

SYNOPSIS: A teenage girl (who just happens to be a member of a dangerous cult) is taken to Hell by a mysterious older woman and witnesses what happens to the many poor souls that end up there for all eternity.  REVIEW: Jigoku (which translated means “Hell”) is a weird little fever dream of a movie and while it may not be …

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