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Book Review: J-Horror – Author David Kalat

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J-HORROR: THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO THE RING, THE GRUDGE AND BEYOND (PAPERBACK) Author David Kalat Published by Vertical Publication Date: 2007 Format: B&W – 320 pages Price: $14.95 At long last an Asian horror book written for the consumers. Don’t get me wrong there are plenty of great Asians horror books on the market. However most of them are pretty heavy in the philosophical academic approaches which can be hard to read at times. Well … Continue reading

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Film Review: PontyPool (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: The flick is set in a radio station in Pontypool where one day the morning team starts taking reports of extreme, bloody incidents of violence occurring in town. As the story unfolds, the radio staff soon realizes the violence that is ripping society apart is due to a virus being spread through the English language. That in turn poses a problem for a yappy radio jock and his staff holed up in the broadcast … Continue reading

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Film Review: Poughkeepsie Tapes (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: In 2001, police in Poughkeepsie New York made a shocking discovery—six bodies buried in the backyard of a residential house. Astonishingly, that was only the beginning. Inside the home, police uncovered over 800 neatly organized video tapes detailing the exploits of one man’s decade-long crime spree. The most disturbing part of the find, was that the killer had filmed all of the footage himself– from his first moments stalking his victims to their last … Continue reading

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Book Review: Thing’s Undone – Author Shane White

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THING’S UNDONE Written and Illustrated by Shane White Published by NBM Publishing Publication Date: 2009 Format: 2 Color, 80 pages Price: $12.95 Rick Is frustrated with the drudgery of the day to day. He can’t seem to get along with his co-workers, he can’t seem to fit in the way he’s expected and he has grown weary of the corporate buddy system. While these things are isolated to this story I’m sure alot of what … Continue reading

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Book Review: Japanese Horror Cinema – Author Jay McRoy

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JAPANESE HORROR CINEMA (PAPERBACK) Author Jay McRoy Published by University of Hawaii Press Publication Date: 2005 Format: Black /White – 240 pages Price: $28.00 Author Jay Mcroy is a pretty smart guy. In “Japanese Horror Cinema” his latest book, he looks at the Asian culture (Japanese specifically) with a careful eye of detail, tight analogies and perspectives of what it all means. For casual shoppers this book may reach way over you level of usual … Continue reading

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Book Review: Trashfiend – Author Scott Stine

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TRASHFIEND Written by Scott Stine Published by Headpress Publication Date: 2009 Format: B&W with color insert – 224 pages Price: $19.95 Headpress and author Scott Stine did the work for us. When I say “us” I’m referring to older generation that grow up in the 60’s and 70’s. At age 42, I still have fond memories of the materials that were produced and made available. Many films and probably the edited versions were still featured … Continue reading

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Film Review: Quarantine (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: While on assignment, an L.A. news reporter (Jennifer Carpenter) and her cameraman (Steve Harris) find themselves trapped in a quarantined apartment complex along with a vicious unknown killer. With all forms of communications cut, the news crew keeps the cameras rolling as they search for a way out. The building is locked down, a killer is on the loose, and panic sets in as those trapped inside make a desperate attempt to escape with … Continue reading

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Film Review: No Mans Land – The Rise of Reeker (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: With a determined sheriff (Robert Pine) and his son hot on their heels, two casino robbers quickly realize that jail may be the least of their concerns when they discover that they’re being hunted by a malodorous monster. Michael Muhney (“Veronica Mars”), Valerie Cruz (“The Dresden Files”), Wilmer Calderon (“The Shield”) and Desmond Askew (Turistas) also star in writer-director Dave Payne’s terrifying thriller. REVIEW: One of the new films being promoted under GhostHouse Underground’s … Continue reading

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Film Review: Shellter (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: A young woman awakens in a fallout shelter and is coerced into horrific acts in order to stay alive REVIEW: Wow, I just saw an amazing film…….and I didn’t even see it coming. It’s always a pleasure to say that, in this day and age of knock offs and redundancy. The film I’m speaking of is the latest film by director / writer Dan Donley about a small group located in a locked away … Continue reading

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Film Review: Scream Queens Double Feature (2010)

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Scream Queens Double Feature: Swimsuit Sensations & Knockout Workout (2010) SYNOPSIS: TAGLINE – Horror Films Most Beautiful Girls On A Sexy Swimsuit Workout! REVIEW: Just when you thought you had everything and looking for something that you couldn’t do without, comes this campy, cheesy gem from the early 1990s. No, there is no real refurbishing here, you get the only copy they had available re-digitized straight from the worn VHS copy. In fact, since they … Continue reading

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Film Review: Demon Haunt (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: A school teacher and her wheelchair-bound sister purchase a house that seems to be haunted by a strange supernatural force. Father LeCleur and his son Raymond are called in to vanquish the demonic entities. But when the hell-spawn turn out to be much stronger than anyone thought, a bloody showdown ensues. REVIEW: You might not recognize the title but you’ll surely recognize the directorial work in this new release directed by camp icon Ted … Continue reading

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Guinea Pigs: Medical nightmare Trailer

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Empire just posted this new trailer about a group of 8 volunteers for a medical experiment that goes horribly wrong…keep em coming

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Film Review: Dream Home (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: Cheng Li-sheung is a young, upwardly mobile professional finally ready to invest in her first home. But when the deal falls through, she is forced to keep her dream alive – even if it means keeping her would-be neighbors dead REVIEW: Several films have arrived the scene from the Asian sector that involve some level of brutality or torture. Dream Home actually takes a different approach by interweaving the cultural status of Hong Kong … Continue reading

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What is NASA hiding? – new book announcement

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What is NASA Hiding? Redfern Unearths New Evidence of Agency Cover-ups The notorious and enjoyable author, Nick Redfern, has opened the door to NASA’s secrets in his new title, The NASA Conspiracies: The Truth Behind the Moon Landings, Censored Photos, and The Face on Mars. In his inimitable, riveting style, Redfern reveals, in some cases for the first time, the truth and the fiction of how NASA is linked to high-level cover-ups, including a secret … Continue reading

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MGM – Chapter 11 Bankruptcy – another industry disappointment

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Looks like MGM, a major movie player in the industry has filed for bankruptcy. With video stores closing down, Blockbuster becoming extinct, companies going under and the demise of Hollywood Video, it’s beginning to get scary as to where all future content will lie. Variety has the full article here: http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118026817 As it filed for bankruptcy protection, MGM said Wednesday it has enough cash on hand to fund operations including production of a new slate … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dolla Morte (2006)

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SYNOPSIS: You can do things to dolls that would be too shocking to do to human actors. Immerse yourself in a make-believe world that will pleasure your eyes and stimulate your mind as the kid inside marvels at the images and the adult in you recoils in horror. REVIEW: If we haven’t said it before, it needs to be said. Bill Zebub is a madman! This offbeat adult humor gore fest involving dolls is a … Continue reading

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2011 Captain America’s outfit revealed in new renderings

Just caught wind of some early renderings of Captain america’s suite per AICN from the upcoming 2011 film “This Is CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER!! Hop on over to check out the rest Synopsis: Based on the Marvel Comics character from World War II. A brave, yet mild-mannered young soldier named Steve Rogers, volunteers to undergo a series of experiments for a US army Super Soldier program. The military succeeds in transforming him into a human … Continue reading

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Film Review: Nixon and Hogan Smoke Christmas (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: It’s Christmas eve in Strangeville. The demented duo, Nixon and Hogan, have asked Santa for some sweet, sweet Yule tide weed for their favorite holiday. Unfortunately, Santa mixes up the Christmas weed with Voodoo Zombie weed and smokes himself undead! Now it’s up to our dim-witted heroes to finish Santa’s delivery route or face the end of Christmas as we know it! REVIEW: An acquired taste you say?…….yep this one is surely a strong … Continue reading

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Film Review: Nite Tales (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: Horror auteur Deon Taylor delivers twice the chills in this fright-filled double feature hosted by Public Enemy rapper and reality star Flavor Flav. In Storm, a spate of murders accompany a sudden downpour, and in Karma, a group of bank robbers pulls off a heist — only to find themselves pursued by a killer cannibal. Gary Busey and Onyx rappers Fredo Starr and Sticky Fingaz are featured performers. REVIEW: 2 tales of madness from … Continue reading

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Midnight Son: vampirism, violence and murder – Trailer posted

Synopsis: MIDNIGHT SON is the story of Jacob, a young man confined to a life of isolation, due to a rare skin disorder that prevents him from being exposed to sunlight. His world opens up when he meets Mary, a local bartender, and falls in love. Tragically, Jacob’s actions become increasingly bizarre as he struggles to cope with the effects of his worsening condition. Forced by the disease to drink human blood for sustenance, he … Continue reading

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Deep Seeded: Brutality unrestrained in new feature

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Written and directed by independent filmmaker Brian Troxell, the film deals with the psychotically shaken killer Brad (death metal legend KAM LEE) with a “Deep Seeded” past. He plans to avenge his horrible high school days when he hears of his schoolgirl crush unexpectedly passing away, and comes into contact with her two daughters (JANINE ANZALONE, LITTLE ITALY). This stomach-wrenching thriller takes vengeance to an elevated level by showing just how sinister Brad is and … Continue reading

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