Empathy, Inc. (2018)

Sometimes all you need to experience a reality that is just as vivid as life itself is a crash helmet and an obsolete computer. Sounds like a low budget way of bringing virtual experience to life, doesn't it? Well, don't let that deter you from seeing this because it makes the most of its premise..

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Kolobos (1999)

If the eye is the window into the soul, then the camera is the window into its subjects. That comes to mind as I put my viewing experience into words, which is a bit of challenge because I didn't expect the camera to serve as a means of capturing the beauty and poetry of everyday..

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Terra Formars (2016)

Takashi Miike may not be an expert when it comes to entomology, but he knows how to make the most of an unusual premise. With that in mind, I would describe this as Miike lite, which isn't a bad thing because while he is known for his depictions of sexual deviancy and extreme violence, a..

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Noroi: The Curse (2005)

While I haven't dabbled in paranormal research myself, I was into Masafumi's quest for the truth behind the supernatural occurrences. As such, I felt as though I was observing his sphere of influence. Conversations about ectoplasmic worms, depictions of demonic possession, and the disappearances of locals -- I didn't expect those to have such attentiveness,..

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Dragon Princess (1976)

Fast, furious, and permeated by a devil-may-care attitude. Those are terms I would use to describe this humdinger of a chopsocky flick. That said, the sheer amount of fighting prowess is such that you'd be hard-pressed not to be in awe of it. Sure, the story takes a back seat as a result, but what..

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Death Nurse (1987)

Nurse Mortley may be portly, but that doesn't stop her from satisfying her bloodlust. She's cooped up in the clinic all day, so I can't say I blame her. After all, she's just doing her job, even if her penchant for malpractice sticks out like a sore thumb. I'm glad to know that she doesn't..

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My Visit to Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu

Modern Day Machu Picchu. Image: Chelsea Cook, Pexels One of history's most famous archaeological sites is that of Machu Picchu, an ancient Incan city built on the side of Huayna Picchu Mountain, located in present day Peru. In January, our friend JetLaggedJaff was able to visit this amazing world heritage site, and share his thoughts on..

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The Killing Kind (1973)

The first thing that comes to mind after viewing this is that trauma sure has a way of rearing its ugly head. Since it is heavily focused upon, it makes for quite the downward spiral of Terry's psychological state, and so there is a exchange between pleasant interactions and violent outbursts. The latter serves as..

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