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Movie Review: The Horror / Drama 'Nina Forever' & Drama / Thriller 'Badge Of Honor'

2/11/2016 12:15pm EST
Movie Review: 'Nina Forever' / 'Badge Of Honor'
This week’s flicks have the strong female lead tie that binds – a welcome character trait we hope to see a lot more of in the future. But for now, let’s take a gander at life through the eyes of a female Internal Affairs officer and a girlfriend willing to put up with blood and bodies for her man. Read the encapsulated reviews of "Nina Forever" and "Badge of Honor" below!

Title: "Nina Forever"

Stars: 3

Genre: Horror / Drama

Cast: Abigail Hardingham, Fiona O’Shaughnessy

Director: Ben and Chris Blanie

Rating: R

Running Time: 98 Minutes

Release Company: Epic Pictures

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Forgotten Friday Flick – The Comedy/Drama 'Ghost Town'

2/5/2016 12:20pm EST
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Ghost Town'
Heading down the power of love path we’re here once again pre-Valentine’s Day to point out that past cinematic chemistry is alive and well – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick. Today’s selection is an odd one to find affection within, but bitter beggars can’t be choosers. It’s the story of a cynical man who prefers to be alone that suddenly becomes to the toast of the town – for dead people! With plenty of laughter and a special lady along the way, it’s a weird but worthwhile road down to…"Ghost Town!"

Bertram Pincus hates people. A sarcastic and cynical person who enjoys being al...
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Two Independent Films To Check Out: 'Rams' & 'Standoff'

2/4/2016 12:10pm EST
Movie Reviews: 'Rams' & 'Standoff'
Families in trouble is the theme of today’s two film reviews which cover such matters in two very different ways. From sadness and self-loathing to clashes amongst the stubborn, all those related by blood must come together to defeat something bigger below. So check out the new encapsulated reviews for "Rams" and "Standoff" below!

Title: "Rams"

Stars: 3 1/2

Genre: Drama

Cast: Sigurdur Sigurjonsson, Theodor Juliusson

Director: Grimur Hakonarson

Rating: R

Running Time: 93 Minutes

Release Company: Cohen Media Group

Website: www.cohenmedia.net/films/rams

Even though it’s somew...
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Slamdance Film Festival 2016 - Best Of Fest 'Wrap Up'

2/1/2016 12:10pm EST
Slamdance Film Festival 2016 - Best Of Fest 'Wrap Up'
Well film fans, our cinematic exploits via the savory Slamdance Film Festival 2016 have come to a close and we’re ready to say goodbye. But before we pack the pictures in we’re taking one last look at what thrilled, chilled and killed us out of this year’s crop. The odds get even, the good go bad and the sexy get sexier in the…

Starpulse.com Best of Fest – ‘Wrap Up’!

Best Film: Many films were of a high caliber quality this year, but none stuck with us like "Neptune." Featuring a long lingering performance by lead Jane Ackermann as a girl caught between loyalty, religion, guilt...
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Slamdance Film Festival 2016 - 'Final Film Reviews'

2/1/2016 7:20am EST
Slamdance Film Festival 2016 - 'Final Film Reviews'
The 2016 Slamdance Film Festival may be officially over in Park City, but here at Starpulse.com we’re still going cinematically strong. So in taking our coverage through to the home stretch we’re putting up a few more reviews that cover everything from weird to the wilderness. Up Monday will be our official Slamdance Best of Fest ‘Wrap Up’, but just before here are our…"Final Film Reviews!"

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"Alvin’s Harmonious World of Opposites" – A first feature from writer/director Platon Theodoris, "Alvin’s Harmonious World of Opposites" is one wild and wonderful odd egg. T...
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Forgotten Friday Flick - 1991 Comedy / Drama 'Defending Your Life'

1/29/2016 12:15pm EST
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Defending Your Life'
Love is in the air (or at least until Valentine’s Day!) and for all cinefiles that means more lust in the past movie dust – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! This week we’re heading into the afterlife for some affection in a tale of a recently deceased gent who has to answer for his life’s choices and at the same time ends up finding a special someone along the way. (Better late than never, huh?!) Love, mini-golf and all you can eat food minus the weight gain all while you’re…"Defending Your Life."

It's Daniel Miller’s fortieth birthday and he’s out for a drive in his small but s...
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More Film Reviews From Slamdance Film Festival 2016

1/27/2016 12:15pm EST
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It’s still Slamdance Film Festival (Jan. 22-28 – go to www.Slamdance.com for more details!) time in Park City and our eyes are bloodshot from the sheer amount of cinema we’re lovingly taking in! So we’ll keep the films flowing with even more encapsulated review coverage hot off the screen. From Aussie comedies to eye opening docs, see the cinematic skinny below!

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"The Tail Job" – Full embracing the notable cavalcade of comedy misadventures that have come before it, this Aussie taxicab adventure is one wild ride. From the leading men (Blair Dwyer and Craig Anders...
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More Reviews From The Slamdance Film Festival

1/26/2016 12:15pm EST
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The indie loving 'Slamdance Film Festival' (Jan. 22-28 – go to www.Slamdance.com for more details!) in Park City is in full swing and the flicks are flying fast and furious. Everything from documentaries to narrative features and everything in between (or beyond!) is awaiting the eager and hungry cinephile. We’re still watching and wading through the myriad of unknown cinematic choices and rest assured there’s no shortage of eclectic work to watch. But below is our first foray into movie dissection of some of the films at this year’s fest for your convenience – the good the bad and the fu...
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Three Independent Film Reviews To Check Out

1/25/2016 12:10pm EST
Movie Reviews: 'JeruZalem' / 'Stolen From Suburbia' / 'Lazer Tea
January is a time for smaller, quirky and mixed genre film fare – so let the show begin! From winged undead folks to ass kicking moms and even a gang of unlikely superheroes, we’re seeking out the smaller stuff to see if it cuts the cinematic mustard. So check out encapsulated reviews of the horror outing "JeruZalem," the action drama "Stolen From Suburbia" and campy comedy "Lazer Team" below!

Title: "JeruZalem"

Stars: 3

Genre: Horror

Cast: Danielle Jadelyn, Yael Grobglas, Yon Tumarkin

Director: Yoav and Doron Paz

Rating: R

Running Time: 94 Minutes

Release Company: Epic Pictur...
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Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Risky Business'

1/22/2016 1:35pm EST
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Risky Business'
Love – or, in this case, lust – is in the air as we continue to movie countdown to the heart ridden day that has couples all aflutter – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Back in a time long before political correctness and uber-sensitivity is where this week’s selection reigned supreme. A pure 80’s tale, this one involves of a good suburban high school teen who decides to be bad and meets a call girl who will change his life forever. First times, fast cars, old time rock and roll and a girlfriend to boot – it’s all…"Risky Business!"

Joel Goodson is a good son and student who’s be...
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