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  • Bloody Sex

    Bloody Sex

    ★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    In this horror tinted Spanish giallo from director/co-writer Manuel Esteba(BEYOND THE END OF THE WORLD,TWENTY PACES TO DEATH),a pair of thirtysomething lesbians(Mirta Miller[BOLERO,GET MEAN],Diana Conca[BLOODY SECT,MADAME OLGA'S PUPILS]) whose car breaks down near a manor where they are invited by the manor's female owner(Vicky Palma[SHAMEFUL VIOLATION,GAMIANI]) and her adult son(Ovidi Montillor[EL PICO,JOURNEY TO THE BEYOND[1980]]) who both offer them to stay,only for the ladies to encounter terror and murder during their stay. BLOODY SEX delivers plenty of nudity and a…

  • Phantom of the Theatre

    Phantom of the Theatre

    ★★

    Fancy,richly polished,and glittery looking but utterly mediocre Chinese rendition of PHANTOM OF THE OPERA as an early 1900s movie theater where a group of stage performers were killed in a fire years ago is re-opened where a film crew begins filming inside of it,with the film's lead actress(Ruby Lin[CHINA STRIKE FORCE,FALLEN CITY]) being stalked by a shadowy killer(Huan Huang[BLUE SKY BONES,CENDRE]) with the left side of his face badly burned off as he seeks vengeance against a military warlord(Simon Yam[BULLET…

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  • It Follows

    It Follows

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    The Weinstein Brothers score their first nationwide release of a horror film since 2009's Rob Zombie's HALLOWEEN 2,and the first nationwide release of a film under their Radius/TWB label,for this film by first time writer/director David Robert Mitchell is yet another overhyped,overrated horror slop(ala HOUSE OF 1000 CORPSES,DAWN OF THE DEAD[2004],MARTYRS,and THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT[amongst so many]) that I'm so sick and tired of hearing about,reading about,and visually enduring. This film plays like a John Carpenter directed "Sex Is A…

  • Telefon

    Telefon

    ★★★★

    Both director Don Siegel(DIRTY HARRY,) and lead star Charles Bronson scored a major box office hit with this highly intense,skillfully crafted political thriller that has Bronson as a Russian KGB agent who travels to America to stop a renegade fellow KGB agent(Donald Pleasence([THE GREAT ESCAPE,HALLOWEEN{1978}) who is strongly intent upon resurrecting a past Soviet plot that'll stir up several secretly hidden Russian sleeper agents(with newly established American identities) to become human time bombs that sends them to blow up government…