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Film Review: Over the Edge (1979)

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SYNOPSIS: New Grenada is a planned community set in the desert where there is nothing for the kids to do, save for a rec center – which closes at 6 PM. The parents, in their zeal to attract industry to their town, have all but neglected their children. As a result, the kids begin to create their own entertainment. REVIEW: New Granada, a fictional home to new community beginning to emerge. This cult films came … Continue reading

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Carnival of Darkness Film Festival Showcases new horror!

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Filmmaker Alex Bram presents the most promising new voices in horror at the second annual Carnival of Darkness Film Festival. The most haunting and disturbing horror short films from across the world will be presented on a THX Authorized, state-of-the-art screen at LA FilmSchool this October 28th. A LIVE PANEL EVENT spotlights current trailblazers making new horror cinema history: Director Paul Solet (“Grace”), Writer Producer Jeffrey Redd*ck (“Final Destination”), Director Alex Ferrari (“Red Princess Blues”), … Continue reading

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Film Review: Nightmares in Red, White and Blue (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: An exploration of the appeal of horror films, with interviews of many legendary directors in the genre. REVIEW: Nightmares in Red, White and Blue: The Evolution of the American Horror Film In a film such as this that pays tribute to the horror genre and thousands of clips, it really requires an expert editor at the helm. The editor in this case happens to be one in the same as the director…Andrew Monument. It’s … Continue reading

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Book Review: Biblio Vampiro – Author Robert Curran

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Biblio Vampiro: An Essential Guide to Vampires and, More Importantly, How to Avoid Them In my opinion one of the coolest things that I’ve seen with the increase in vampire visibility the last few years is the emergence of even cooler looking books published. Content aside, the publishers really go all out with all the visual treats and this edition titled “Biblio Vampiro” is no exception. Sporting a stylized cover reminiscent of old looking diaries, the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Troll 2 (1990)

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SYNOPSIS: Young Jonathan is shocked to find that the bedtime stories he was told by his deceased grandfather, the infamous GRAMPA SETH, of evil GOBLINS who turn people into living vegetables in order to eat them, is about to come to terrifying reality on a family trip to the town of NILBOG. With the assistance of the Troll master, CREEDENCE LEONORE GIELGUD, the Trolls wish to feed Jonathan’s family evil food. REVIEW:  “You don’t piss … Continue reading

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Interview: Adam Green – Director (Hatchet, Frozen, Spiral)

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Just three years ago writer-director Adam Green exploded into the consciousness of horror movie fans worldwide with his in your face, no holds barred, old school gorefest of a slasher movie, Hatchet. Critically hailed at the time as “the greatest slasher film in 20 years” the film introduced the world to “the next icon of horror” in the form of villain and anti-hero Victor Crowley, played by horror legend Kane Hodder (the man behind the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Bleeders (1997)

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SYNOPSIS: The victim of a mysterious disease that has the doctors stumped, John Strauss (Roy Dupuis) flies to an island where his relatives are rumored to live, in search of a genetic explanation. But the subterranean creatures he finds are barely even human — and their hunger for human flesh is an obvious health hazard. Can John reconcile his feelings for his nontraditional “family,” or will he help a vengeful scientist (Rutger Hauer) wipe them … Continue reading

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Film Review: Better off Undead (short film) (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: Marcus, Chris and Evan find themselves stuck in any normal day, when without warning, zombies begin to infest the city. Not knowing exactly what to do, the three attempt to seek shelter at Marcus’ house, but first they have to get there. Facing the undead, Marcus, Chris and Evan try to survive the zombies and each other. Written and directed by John Pata, and starring Drew Schuldt, Dale DeVries and Jordan Brown, BETTER OFF … Continue reading

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Konami ‘Castlevania’ premiers new FB app!

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KONAMI today unveiled a new Facebook application that will entice both Castlevania and Facebook fans alike. The Castlevania: Lords of Shadows Challenge is an exciting companion to the Castlevania: Lords of Shadow console game, expanding the realm of Castlevania to the social sphere by allowing users to battle their Facebook friends, unlock special Castlevania content, and build the ultimate viral army of good or evil. About the Castlevania: Lords of Shadow Challenge Good or Evil? … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Bell Witch Legend (2008)

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SYNOPSIS:The Bell Witch is a ghost story of American Southern Folklore. It’s a tale of a sinister spirit who haunted the Bell family in Robertson County, Tennessee for a period of four years. The haunting’s involved spectral creatures, disembodied voices, unbelievable violence, and even resulted in the death of John Bell… all at the hands of the infamous Bell Witch.  REVIEW: The Bell Witch may or may not sound familiar. However it should. The original … Continue reading

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Film Review: Attack of the Vegan Zombies (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: Joe and his wife Dionne have had yet another bad crop for their winery. Faced with the prospect of losing the family farm, Dionne convinces her mother (a witch) to cast a spell upon next year’s crop. The crop is such a success that Joe hires some college students to help them harvest. However, when a nosy neighbor begins poking around in the fields, he finds out more than he bargained for. Now the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Black Devil Doll (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: A young, moist, buxom teen vixen finds herself hurled into an odyssey of forbidden sex and unspeakable violence after an innocent evening dabbling in the occult. What started as a simple child’s game has now become a fight for her life! What is this evil that she has summoned from beyond? And why does it have a fro? What kind of horrific acts will she be subjected to? And what price will her super-hot, … Continue reading

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Satans Facebook: what next Twitter demons? Trailer and stills

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All kiding aside, this actually might be pretty cool. Here are some stills, a trailer and a smile At the age of 19, Farah was very energetic and spontaneous. She was considered as over confidence girl by her friends. Cici, her best friend and Nauvam her boyfriend have often reminded her not to get too obsessed with her status on facebook. She has never missed an update no matter how busy she is. The terror … Continue reading

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Film Review: Black Out (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: Claudia is a young woman in a hurry to return to the hospital bedside of her dying grandmother. Tommy is a young punk on his way to elope with his girlfriend Francesca and rescue her from the physical abuse by her drunken father. Karl is a husband and father with guilty secrets that must be erased from his apartment before his wife and daughter get there. All three, in other words, have an urgent … Continue reading

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More ‘Monsters’ promo posters

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Six years ago NASA discovered the possibility of alien life within our solar system. A probe was launched to collect samples, but crashed upon re-entry over Central America. Soon after, new life forms began to appear and grow. In an effort to stem the destruction that resulted, half of Mexico was quarantined as an INFECTED ZONE. Today, the American and Mexican military still struggle to contain the massive creatures… Our story begins when a jaded … Continue reading

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YellowBrickRoad: a look at a new promo

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“One Morning in New England, 1940, the entire population of Friar New Hampshire – 572 people – walked together up a winding mountain trail and into the wilderness. They left behind their clothes, their money, all of their essentials. Even their dogs were abandoned, tied to posts and left to starve. No One knows why. A search party dispatched by the U.S. Army eventually discovered the remains of nearly 300 of Friar’s evacuees. Many had … Continue reading

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Film Review: Blood Car (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: In the near future, gas is an astronomical $40.00 a gallon, and Archie Andrews (Mike Brune) has definitely had enough. Archie, a nerdy schoolteacher and vegan with a thing for wheatgrass, is determined to find an alternative energy source for his car. While experimenting, Archie cuts himself, and discovers that all his car needs is blood. Human blood. The only one in town who can afford to drive, Archie attracts the attention of sex-crazed … Continue reading

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Steve Alten’s New book “Grim Reaper” Mid – October release

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BY NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR STEVE ALTEN A MODERN DAY EPIC SERIES INSPIRED BY DANTE’S CLASSIC “INFERNO” Four time New York Times Best selling author Steve Alten pens a new series titled “GRIM REAPER: END OF DAYS” (VARIANCE, October 2010) inspired by Dante’s “Divine Comedy”, one of the most revered works in literature. Divided into three distinct parts (Hell, Purgatory, and Heaven) the poem describes Dante’s journey through Hell, depicted as nine circles of … Continue reading

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THE EXORCIST RETURNS HOME – OCTOBER 8, 2010 (The Haunted Boy)

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The Haunted Boy, The Secret Diary of The Exorcist. Spooked TV and The Booth Brothers as seen on SyFy – NBC-Universal are currently in St. Louis promoting their new paranormal film, The Haunted Boy, The Secret Diary of The Exorcist, which is based on the infamous, true story behind the terrifying, bestselling book and motion picture, “The Exorcist.” The filmmakers, twin brothers Christopher and Philip Booth have spent two years documenting and filming their latest … Continue reading

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“Electric Chair” (1985) Coming to DVD – October 19

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A true lost treasure of New York City filmmaking at its most inspired, sarcastic and dark. Noir-laced with shades of both Scorsese and Jarmusch. Directed by Mark Eisenstein “Electric Chair” – a Bukowski-inspired tale from the New York underground – is a lost independent film, recently unearthed by Wild Eye Releasing and distributed by MVD Entertainment Group. It was originally a one man show that played off Broadway. Initially, Harvey Keitel was slated for the … Continue reading

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The Exorcist – Extended Directors Cut arrives for download on Itunes

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THE EXORCIST: THE Director’s CUT with Bonus Extras will be exclusively available For Download only on iTunes starting October 5: http://bit.ly/WBDD_EXORCIST This Halloween relive the fright of one of the most powerful films ever made with all-new bonus content available for the first time ever anywhere. The all-new bonus features include revealing set footage produced and photographed by cinematographer Owen Roizman, as well as camera and makeup tests, interviews with director William Friedkin, actress Linda … Continue reading

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