Author Archives: Alex DiVincenzo

Film Review: Death of a Ghost Hunter (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: In 2002, renowned Ghost Hunter, Carter Simms, was offered $5,000 to conduct a 3-day and 3-nihgt paranormal investigation of the infamous Masterson House. Twenty years earlier, Minister Joseph Masterson and his family were brutally murdered inside their home. With the aid of a videographer, a reporter, and spiritual advocate, Carter set out to prove or disprove claims that the Masterson House was haunted. What transpired is the most terrifying and tragic paranormal investigation in … Continue reading

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Film Review: Killer Eye: Halloween Haunt (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: When Jenna asks her four hot girlfriends to help convert an old mansion into a Halloween Haunt, they decide to party instead! Things get steamy between the girls, until they accidentally unleash the half-pint, horrible Killer Eye, a perverse party crasher from beyond. Bent on having his way, the Killer Eye will stop at nothing until he gets exactly what he wants. REVIEW: Charles Band and his Full Moon Features have a habit of … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dreamaniac (1986)

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SYNOPSIS: In the sleep-stirring tradition of Phantasm and A Nightmare on Elm Street, Dreamaniac introduces Lily, a deadly leading lady who makes Freddy look like a bargain basement boogeyman! Adam is a heavy metal rocker and part-time Satanist. When Lily enters his dreams, he uses black magic to summon her into reality. Too late, Adam learns that Lily is a succubus, a demon seductress who makes love to men and murders them – though not … Continue reading

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Film Review: Pop Punk Zombies (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: A high powered music agent brings three recently deceased rockers back from the grave to form the first zombie punk band. Eddy, the leading character, is dragged to the concert by his buddy Ciez, but only stays to see his ex-girlfriend, Lisa. The show is cut short when the zombies break free and the gruesome flesh-eating ensues. Soon Eddy must save his friends from certain doom and becoming… Pop Punk Zombies. REVIEW: As an … Continue reading

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Film Review: Beg (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: Jack Fox, a burnt out detective, is being forced into early retirement, as the worst serial killer since the Boston Strangler begins a killing spree through the streets of Salem. When detective Steve Ryan moves to town with his family, Jack is torn between a life of retirement and sanity or helping rookie detective Ryan in his quest to solve these killings that are haunting the people of Salem. REVIEW: What do you get … Continue reading

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Film Review: Evil Bong 3: The Wrath of Bong (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: An evil alien bong crashes on earth. Its intent: world domination. Our stoner heroes are sent to the alien bong planet and held captive by nude alien beauties. Their only hope to escape and save planet earth: Eebee, the original Evil Bong.

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Convention Report: Rock and Shock

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If Halloween is like Christmas for horror fans, then Rock and Shock is my Christmas eve. If the name doesn’t ring a bell, Rock and Shock is a horror convention in Worcester, Massachusetts that takes place each year in mid-Octobter. While some other cons may have bigger guests and larger attendance, Rock and Shock stands out for combing horror with music by featuring live concerts in addition to your standard convention fare. I look forward … Continue reading

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Film Review: Vampires, Mummies And Monsters Collection

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SYNOPSIS: Vampires, Mummies And Monsters Collection: Lady Frankenstein, Time Walker, The Velvet Vampire, Grotesque In The Velvet Vampire, a couple accepts an invitation from the mysterious Diane LeFanu to visit her in her secluded desert estate. Unaware that Diane is actually a centuries-old vampire, the couple soon realize that they are both the objects of her seduction and cravings.

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Film Review: The Empty (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Ark, a man destroyed by the death of his wife finds refuge in a crumbling apartment building where he tries to forget and rebuild his life. Not able to sleep and haunted by the memories of his dead wife, Lilly, Ark begins a delusional trip through the everyday that takes him to the very edge of insanity, wheres dreams are reality. Finding that his dreams can actually hurt him, Ark is encouraged to visit … Continue reading

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Interview: Drew Powell (Straw Dogs)

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How did you get into acting? I’ve been performing in some way my whole life. After graduating from college I packed up my car and drove from Indiana to LA. Later that year I got my first job on a then unknown show called Malcolm in the Middle. The rest is history. That, of course, is the very short version of a very long story! You’re welcome…. You play Bic in Straw Dogs, which hits … Continue reading

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Interview: Jay Woelfel (Closed for the Season)

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How did you get into filmmaking? One winter in Ohio it was so cold for so long that me and a friend decided to use my Dad’s old 8mm – not even super 8 – camera to do a Star Trek parody stop motion animation film. Turned out the camera was half broken, but I guess the results weren’t so bad that it scared either of us away. My friend has been a news cameraman … Continue reading

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Film Review: Wrecked (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: A man awakens in a mangled car-wreck at the bottom of a steep cliff. Injured and trapped inside, with no memory of how he got there or who he is, he must rely on his most primal instincts to survive. But as he attempts to free himself from the carnage and escape an impossible situation, a darker side is revealed. Even if he manages to survive, the man may have to face the horrible … Continue reading

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Film Review: Livestock (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: A mysterious cult has decided to take a new direction in giving Victor, a hard working trusted member, a promotion. However, his cruel minded disciples have decided to take action of their own. Growing tired of their monotonous plans, they begin to take their malevolent acts one step further. In a world seemingly far removed from Victor’s, two young girls, Annabel and Tina, are trying to make changes in their own lives. Annabel prepares … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Dead and the Damned (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: Hot on the trail of a renegade Apache warrior, gun-slinging bounty hunter Mortimer passes through an 1849 California gold rush town, where local miners direct him into the mountains to track his prey. While he is gone, the miners unearth a meteor that has landed in their sleepy town. As they crack it open, an explosion releases toxic spores, which quickly infect the entire population, transforming them into blood-thirsty, mutant zombies. Following a ferocious … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Silent House (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: Based on a true story that happened in the late ’40s in a small village in Uruguay. Filmed in one single continuous shot of seventy eight minutes, La Casa Muda focuses on Laura, who, second by second, intends to leave a house which hides an obscure secret, unharmed.

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Film Review: Deadtime Stories: Volume 1 (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: George A. Romero, the renown horror writer and creator of Night of the Living Dead, has partnered with writer-actor Jeff Monahan to create horror anthology George A. Romero Presents … Deadtime Stories. The first volume of this two volume set consists of an anthology of three 30-minute horror films: Valley of the Shadow: A woman searches for her missing husband in jungles of South America…and soon, the hunters become the hunted. Wet: A lonely … Continue reading

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