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Film Review: D4 (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: D4 follows a team of special ops mercenaries on a mission to rescue a kidnapped kid believed to be held in an abandoned government facility. Hired by the boy’s mother, a wealthy doctor with high reaching influence, all seems to be an easy job. But as things unfold, what was meant to be a simple search and rescue turns into a fight for survival. REVIEW: With a title like “D4″ it’s hard to come … Continue reading

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Film Review: BoogeyMan 3 (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: Although her best friend supposedly committed suicide, college student Sarah Morris (Erin Cahill) knows the girl’s wounds weren’t self-inflicted. But her insistence that the Boogeyman was to blame only prompts her roommates to think she’s losing her mind. Now, Sarah’s splitting her time between trying to convince her campus friends that their lives are in serious danger — and trying to save her own. REVIEW: Believe in the boogeyman and the boogeyman believes in … Continue reading

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Bill Moseley Puts His Mark On HOLY OAK

Bill Mosely was amongst the cast members announced to star in Busted Buggy Entertainment’s HOLY OAK. Other notable names in the cast include Courtney Daniels and AJ Bowen. HOLY OAK is the story of a Roanoke style disapearance of an entire settlement named HOLY OAK in Texas. More than a century later, when the descendant of the sole survivor returns to search for a missing loved one, she discovers that spirits still dwell within the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Silent Hill – Sinners Reward – Author Tom Waltz

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SILENT HILL: SINNER’S REWARD (PAPERBACK) Written by Tom Waltz Art by Steph Stamb Published by IDW Publishing Publication Date: 2008 Format: Color – 104 pages Price: $17.99 You’ve entered into somewhere unfamiliar. You’ve crossed over into a twilight zone of a new kind. Where life, death, monsters and abnormalities are all askew. This place can only be the land of “Silent Hill”. In our latest read by the fine folks at IDW we have a … Continue reading

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The Social Media Massacre Redefines Unsettling!

December 22, 2010  – From writer and director Ron Purtee comes The Social Media Massacre. The story of Sam, a mid-western web designer who has an issue with being alone. Through a series of vlogs, we find out that Sam has a unique way of dealing with that. The Social Media Massacre was written and directed by Ron Purtee. Starring Charlie Bussian and Sasha Corrigall. Produced by Tom Jensen, Ron Purtee and Charlie Bussian. The … Continue reading

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Magazine Review: Diabolique Magazine – Issue 2

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Diabolique Magazine is the creation from the minds over at horrorunlimited.com, this being the 2nd issue but a first look for us cannibals of horror over here at horrornews.net. We are told that Issue 2 is to be the first printed edition which hopefully will be a trend that continues with great success. It’s always good to see another publication make it’s way onto the scene. Contrary to how we do things here, I actually … Continue reading

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Monstermatt’s Bad Monster Jokes – announces RE-release Pill Hill Press/West Neb Books

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Book publisher Pill Hill Press, has acquired “Monstermatt’s Bad Monster Jokes Vol.1″,written by Monstermatt Patterson, illustrated by Kyle Kaczmarczyk,with a forward by Joe Moe, for their non-fiction imprint, WestNeb Books. After a brief and successful run with a previous publisher, author Monstermatt Patterson,and illustrator Kyle Kaczmarczyk left, in hopes of finding a firm to move the book forward. It wasn’t long, before the duo found a suitor in Pill Hill Press/West Neb Books. According to … Continue reading

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Film Review: Blood Scarab (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: Countess Elizabeth Bathory, history’s infamous lesbian vampire who, centuries ago, bathed in the blood of virgins to preserve her youth, arrives from Transylvania to take over the Los Angeles castle of Count Dracula, her vampire husband. At the same time, the 3000 year-old Mummy of Hor-Shep-Sut, an evil Egyptian sorceress, comes to life in a museum and stalks off into the night REVIEW: Blood Scarab is an independent low budget production directed by Donald … Continue reading

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Film Review: Breaking Her Will (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: This is a disturbing movie about a sexual sadist who abducts a hitch hiker and systematically destroys her spirit. Bill Zebub was studying personality theories (psychologically-based, not neuroscience). In his research he came upon coping mechanisms used by people who are in high-stress situations, like kidnapping. Many people are familiar with the Stockholm Syndrome, in which case a woman falls in love with her captor. This is an unconscious defense. It is far less … Continue reading

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There’s Nothing Out There: Troma’s latest campy-bloody-boob-fest

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December 22, 2010 (New York, NY) – We don’t need a Maury Povich paternity test to prove what we’re talking about! THERE’S NOTHING OUT THERE is the original, self-referential, horror-comedy cult classic that planted the seed in Kevin Williamson’s egg-head for SCREAM! Rockin’ social stereotypes like they’re going out of style, seven teens take off to a lake house for spring break and drive into a horror film. With fellow teen Mike, the dorky horror … Continue reading

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Film Review: Black Swan (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: A thriller that zeros in on the relationship between a veteran ballet dancer and a rival. REVIEW: To say Black Swaw is open to interpretation, would be an understatement. Though we really shouldn’t expect anything less from visionary director Darren Aronofsky. His films have taken bold steps over his career, though I believe that Black Swan is well within his best work while being consumable this time around. Natalie Portman plays the dynamic role of Nina … Continue reading

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Powertools, murder and some smoking femme fatale – Chainsaw Sally

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“A riotous and rockin’ uproar…you’re going to love what’s in store for you!” December 21, 2010 (New York, NY) – Are you fed up with the philistine who takes a full shopping cart through the express checkout lane? What about the one who parks in handicapped spaces? Sally (April Monique Burril) is and she’s not going to stay quiet! With the hum of her trusty chainsaw to announce her return, she is picking up where … Continue reading

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Book Review: Shootin the Sh*t with Kevin Smith – Author Kevin Smith

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SHOOTIN’ THE SH*T WITH KEVIN SMITH: THE BEST OF THE SMODCAST (PAPERBACK) Written by Kevin Smith Published by Titan Books Publication Date: 2009 Format: B/W – 384 pages Price: $14.95 SMODCAST as it is explained, is a combo word fused from the conversation podcasts of filmmaker Kevin Smith and producer Scott Mosier. As it goes this hilarious radio show has been transcribed for readers to enjoy through this wonderful new release from Titan Books. What … Continue reading

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Film Review: Buried Alive (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: When five of their fellow students disappear, Melanie (Brit Morgan) and her brother, Travis (Jeff Blum), investigate in this spine-tingling digital miniseries. Racing against time to rescue the victims — who have been buried alive — the siblings turn to the Internet for help. But will the Web posts, found footage and online diaries they use help them trace the psychotic kidnapper in time to rescue his victims? REVIEW: I won’t go into my … Continue reading

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Film Review: Bug (2006)

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SYNOPSIS: Based on a play by Tracy Letts, this claustrophobic thriller from Exorcist director William Friedkin focuses on the love story between a man (Michael Shannon) and a woman (Ashley Judd) convinced that the government is implanting insects in its citizens. Harry Connick Jr. plays the woman’s abusive ex-husband in this nightmare tale of paranoia that takes place in an America where no one — least of all the authorities — can be trusted. REVIEW: … Continue reading

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Film Review: Brutal Massacre (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: Stevan Mena’s mockumentary follows washed-up filmmaker Harry Penderecki (David Naughton) as he tries to resurrect his once-celebrated career. Harry gathers his former crew to create a horror hit, but the production is plagued by one problem after another. Egotistical actors, romantic hookups, inept special effects artists, tragedies on the set, and budget crises threaten to derail Harry’s only hope at making the big time again. REVIEW: Brilliant! That should set the tone of this … Continue reading

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Film Review: Breathing Room (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: It’s her worst nightmare come true when Tonya (Ailsa Marshall) finds herself stranded in an unfamiliar room with 13 naked prisoners, each held hostage by an electronic collar and left to agonize about what horrible fate may await. As it turns out, they’re slated to die, and as the clock ticks down, the terrified strangers go toes up one by one. The catch, of course, is that one of them is the killer … … Continue reading

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Film Review: Cube (1997)

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SYNOPSIS: Six total strangers awaken one day to find themselves alone in a cubical maze. Once they meet, they work together using their given skills and talents to survive the deadly traps which guard many of the colored cubic rooms. Using Leaven’s mathematical skills, they press forward, upward, and downward through the hatches to try and find the outer shell. REVIEW: Cube is undeniably original in its concept. In simple form, a group of 7 … Continue reading

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Film Review: Bloody Moon ( Die Säge des Todes) (1981)

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SYNOPSIS: IJesus Franco directs this 1981 slasher movie that follows Manuela (Nadja Gerganoff), a young woman who, along with her mentally deranged brother, Miguel (Alexander Waechter), operates a boarding school for girls in a Spanish resort town. When Miguel demands that he and Manuela resume an incestuous affair and she refuses, he sets his sights on Angela (Olivia Pascal), while other young women also begin meeting a gruesome fate. REVIEW: From the strange mind of … Continue reading

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Film Review: Cthulhu (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: A Seattle history professor, drawn back to his estranged family on the Oregon coast to execute his late mother’s estate, is reaquainted with his best friend from childhood, with whom he has a long-awaited tryst. Caught in an accelerating series of events, he discovers aspects of his father’s New Age cult which take on a dangerous and apocalyptic significance. REVIEW: HP Lovecraft based films vary from poor to inspiring depending on the team involved … Continue reading

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ACID HEAD: The Buzzard Nuts County Slaughter – Trailer and sheet

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Not sure what to make of this one – but here ya go

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