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Eaters (2015)

"Eaters" is equal parts "Texas Chainsaw Massacre," "Children of the Corn" and "Wrong Turn" — if only it exhibited the same originality or intensity.
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One Day in April

Bloomington's world renowned "Little 500" is every bit as grueling and triumphant as "Breaking Away" romanticized.

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As humbling as it is jarring, "Mommy" is a top-notch roller coaster of conflicting emotions.
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It Follows

One of the year's most anticipated horror films, "It Follows" is a brilliantly progressive supernatural romp with tons of throwback qualities.

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Beam Me Up, Scotty: My Work Here is Done.

It's highly illogical to imagine a world in which Leonard Nimoy is no longer with us, but in countless ways he will forever stay with me.
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12 Days of Schlockmas: A 2014 Countdown

'Tis the season for making a list and checking it twice, and here in the Schlock Vault is no exception. Merry Schlockmas to all, and to all a bloodstained night.

Deborah Harry and Matthew Lawrence retelling "Hansel and Gretal"

Tales from the Darkside (1990)

"Tales From The Darkside" rides the wave of 1980s anthology horror, but the stories seem to be too little, too late despite the "King" and "Romero" tags.
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Up! (1976)

A bevy of buxom, bountiful babes belittle and bounces its way through a beatific backdrop of baleful Nazis and boisterous bosoms, by golly!

Phil Campbells unite to help relieve the people of Phil Campbell, Alabama in "I'm With Phil"

I’m With Phil

After a tornado wreaks havoc in Phil Campbell, Alabama, a global effort is spurred by people who share the small town's namesake.
An overseas volunteer pilot helping the Israeli Air Force in its first days in 1948 as depicted in "Above and Beyond".

Above and Beyond

The inspirational tale of the rise of the Israeli Air Force, "Above and Beyond" is a history lesson of a rarely acknowledged war.

Clean water project as portrayed in documentary "Slingshot"


Dean Kamen is best known as the inventor of the Segway, but his enviable search for clean water is the primary focus of the documentary "Slingshot."
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Parents (1989)

"Parents" is a self-proclaimed horror comedy that manages to neither tickle nor horrify.

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Assault of the Killer Bimbos (1988)

If Lloyd Kaufman had produced an off-color version of "Thelma and Louise," "Assault of the Killer Bimbos" would be the hilarious end result.
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Only Lovers Left Alive

Vampires haven't looked or acted any sleeker than those found in Jim Jarmusch's "Only Lovers Left Alive."