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Film Review: “Captivity” is an Intelligent Horror Film When You Look Closer

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Film 79 of 2014: Captivity (2007) image

A man (Daniel Gillies) and a woman (Elisha Cuthbert) awaken to find themselves captured in a cellar. As their kidnapper drives them psychologically mad, the truth about their horrific abduction is revealed.

The story of “Captivity” revolves around Jennifer Tree (Elisha Cuthbert), a naive  buxom blond supermodel-actress whose only true friend appears to be a fluffy white toy dog that she totes around everywhere she goes (including posh Soho nightclubs). 

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Enjoy Your Stay: Squatters (2014)

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Home early from their vacation, a wealthy Pacific Palisades family discovers a pair of homeless young drifters who were squatting in their home.

This movie has everything and you should definitely check it out. It is delivered by director Martin Weisz in an interesting way, and the script by Justin Shilton brings a lot to the table.

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Film Review: “Adult World”

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Film #33 of 2014: Adult World (2013) 

Amy, a naive college graduate who believes she’s destined to be a great poet, begrudgingly accepts a job at a sex shop while she pursues a mentorship with reclusive writer Rat Billings. The sex shop is aptly titled “Adult World” – a great pun for the film. 

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The Fifth Estate: Seeking “Truth” In The Digital Age

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The Fifth Estate (2013)

A dramatic thriller based on real events that reveals the quest to expose the deceptions and corruptions of power that turned an Internet upstart into the 21st century’s most fiercely debated organization.

The Fifth Estate runs along the same vein as The Social Network, about a real life computer wiz, only this time instead of Zuckerberg we have Julian Assange who created WikiLeaks.

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“The Originals” TV Review

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It’s “House of Cards,” with a werewolf/vampire hybrid instead of a charming but ruthless Southern senator. Which, in these hyper-partisan times, just might work. –LA Times

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The Originals (2013) is a spin-off from the soap teen supernatural hit The Vampire Diaries which centres around the Mikaelson siblings, Klaus (Joseph Morgan), Elijah (Daniel Gillies), and Rebekah (Claire Holt).

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