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  • FrightFest 2014: All Cheerleaders Die Review

    FrightFest 2014: All Cheerleaders Die Review

    3/5
    Taken as a gothic romance, All Cheerleaders Die is endearing. Although one half the duo is playing a dead chick without a heartbeat, Stasey and Smit-McPhee, who co-starred years ago in Aussie soap Neighbours, are wonderful together. Love conquers all, bitches.

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  • FrightFest 2014: The Den Review

    FrightFest 2014: The Den Review

    5/5
    Zachary Donohue's The Den is a terrifying kind of film, something that slowly but slowly creeps under the skin of the audience and then keeps them gripped until the bitter end. It is an urgent and important horror film, which follows on from last years Antisocial.

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  • FrightFest 2014: Coherence Review

    FrightFest 2014: Coherence Review

    5/5
    Coherence is a no-budget sci-fi drama about a group of Californian suburbanites experiencing a very strange night in their lives. A comet passing Earth, visible in the night sky, sets off a remarkable chain of events.

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  • Faust DVD Review

    Faust DVD Review

    4/5
    Some tales were made for the black and white era. The German folk tale of Faust has many incarnations, most notably Johann Goethe’s play, but F.W. Murnau’s film brings another dimension to the centuries old fable. Goethe’s words and expansion of the premise are undoubtedly the most significant of the appropriations but there is no [...]

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  • NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage DVD Review

    NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage DVD Review

    2/5
    Unfortunately it remains to be seen why NOW: In The Wings on a World Stage was actually produced

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  • Wakolda Review

    Wakolda Review

    3/5
    It starts off as a tightly controlled performance by Àlex Brendemühl playing The German Doctor. The Doctors true identity is shrouded in mystery but it is obvious who this film is about from the title and description alone.

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