DARK ANGEL (1990)

Explosions, drug dealing, endorphin extracting, projectile weapons, and a high speed pursuit. And to think that coming in peace meant no violence whatsoever. One thing is certain: it's Christmas in Houston, and a psychopathic alien is on the loose, injecting non-junkies with heroin like there's no tomorrow. Sounds like a gift that keeps on giving,..

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The Fog (1980)

The idea of the past coming back to haunt a small town is an intriguing one; it's an idea that Carpenter brings to life, what with the fog engulfing Antonio Bay with no end in sight and the town's one hundredth anniversary, both of which are emphasized in such a way that conveys that although..

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In the Mouth of Madness (1994)

Whether all hell is breaking loose or imagination is manifesting itself, the notion of reality becoming fantasy is an intriguing one, a notion that Carpenter doesn't fail to realize, nor does he stray from it. He simply runs with it as he gives life to a world in which being driven to the brink of..

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Tumbbad (2018)

Chants, treasure, gods, a curse, rain, a temple, dolls, mutilation of the flesh, lanterns, youth, beautiful scenery, fatherhood, overgrowth, emptiness, fog, risk, and greed. These are all characteristics of Tumbbad, a film that is filled to the brim with detail, a film that because it revolves around the three generations of a family who build..

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Silent Night, Bloody Night (1972)

Looking to sell your grandfather's mansion and make a quick buck, are ya? Well, if you manage to attract minimal attention, chances are the inspectors won't notice anything out of the ordinary -- that is, unless there isn't an unknown assailant who has a penchant for surprising trespassers. Talk about property protection! The bloody bits,..

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Grizzly (1976)

Got a hankering for some hiking? If so, you'd best be careful about where you pitch your tent as bear attacks are more commonplace than you think. So much for the tranquility of nature, eh? The good news is there's plenty of eye-catching scenery on display, what with the luscious backgrounds and sun-drenched greenery. It's..

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Alienator (1990)

Maybe the idea is to alienate the viewer? I'm not really sure. One thing is for sure, however: Fred Olen Ray is no stranger to schlock. He should get a medal for taking the most ridiculous concepts and making them into movies because he deserves it. I know that sounds preposterous, but the fact that..

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Disturbing Behavior (1998)

Impressionable young minds, bizarre experiments, and an administration with questionable motives. Sounds like high school at its worst, doesn't it? Well, at least maintaining high marks and having a clean nose are effective ways of curbing teen angst. After all, no parent wants to hear that their child is falling behind, but then again, passing..

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I Saw the Devil (2010)

Revenge is a funny thing because when it is enacted, the point at which it ends is not predictable. In a way, this makes it all the more gratifying for the one who enacts it, which is apparent as per Soo-hyun's encounters with Kyung-chul. Each one serves as a cathartic release to the point where..

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Cleopatra Jones (1973)

If overseas drug cartel are getting greedy, then don't hesitate to get in touch with Cleopatra Jones. Not only is she no slouch when it comes to putting her foot down, but she has a presence -- a presence which emanates from the screen as she busts drug dealers and moves like the desert wind...

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