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Film Review: U-Turn (1997)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: “When Bobby’s car breaks down in the desert while on the run from some of the bookies who have already taken two of his fingers, he becomes trapped in the nearby small town where the people are stranger than anyone he’s encountered. After becoming involved with a young married woman, her husband hires Bobby to kill her. …

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Film Review: Greystone Park (2012)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: In October 2009, the filmmakers went into an abandoned psychiatric hospital to explore the ‘haunted’ institution, famous for its radical treatment of patients with mental illness. Electroshock, insulin therapy, and lobotomies were commonplace. Once inside, the filmmakers quickly discovered that they were not alone; this story is based on their experiences… REVIEW: Called by 2 names, …

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Film Review: The Hand (1981)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: Jon Lansdale was a prominent artist before he lost is drawing hand in a tragic automobile accident. His hand is never found, unfortunately, but when people start angering John, his hand returns to eliminate them. REVIEW: Written and Directed by Oliver Stone Starring: Michael Caine, Andrea Marcovicci, Annie McEnroe I was ten years old when The Hand …

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Film Review: Savages (2012)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Pot growers Ben and Chon face off against the Mexican drug cartel who kidnapped their shared girlfriend. REVIEW: Director Oliver Stone has given us a wide range of fantastic films over the years (I shan’t bother mentioning all of these because it would simply take too long!), and although I enjoyed watching Savages, I don’t think …

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Film Review: Seizure (1974)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: “Jonathan Frid portrays horror novelist Edmund Blackstone who has a recurring nightmare about three figures out of his book who terrorise him and his family and friends during a weekend of fun. When Blackstone begins to write, the three figures appear at his home and the dream becomes reality.” (courtesy IMDB) REVIEW: Screenwriting alone could not …

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Top 20 Cult Film Directors

Celebrate the day! Being a long time follower of cult films over the years, I figured it was due time to create an appropriate Top 20 list of Cult Film Directors for readers who might “still” be seeking out worthy films to indulge in (Director collectives..that is). I knew creating this list that not every favorite cult director would make …

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Film Review: Natural Born Killers (1994)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the mass media. REVIEW: It was 1994, and I had been anticipation seeing Oliver Stone’s latest creation titled “Natural Born Killers“. I rushed to the theatre expecting a really unique film experience that looked like it was loaded with action and visual …

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Book Review: Oliver Stone (Pocket Essentials) – Author Michael Carlson

OLIVER STONE (POCKET ESSENTIAL SERIES) (PAPERBACK) Written by Michael Carlson Published by Pocket Essentials Publication Date: 2002 Format: Black /White – 96 pages Price: $6.99 Another releases from the cute little pocket essential reads. This one gives tribute to the director Oliver Stone and his great collection of film work. While on the most part I do enjoy these books, …

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