Author Archives: Alex DiVincenzo

Film Review: Jersey Shore Shark Attack (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: With summer in full swing and a record-breaking Fourth of July crowd soaking up the boardwalk sun, Seaside Heights is the place to be in New Jersey! But when an illegal coastal drilling operation inadvertently unleashes a horde of man-eating albino bull sharks, the city is hurled into deadly chaos! Can a local Jersey crew band together to fend off the blood thirsty, ravenous sharks before the whole town is consumed? REVIEW: Jaws may … Continue reading

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Film Review: Jonah Lives (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: A story of revenge from beyond the grave, centering on a group of teenagers who unknowingly supply the catalyst for the murdered Jonah’s return from the grave. A day like any other in a town not unlike that found all across the country, like minded teens hanging out, laughing, enjoying each other’s company. When the darkness takes over the day and boredom sets in, they retreat to their basement hangout. Francis, the self-imposed leader … Continue reading

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Film Review: Screaming in High Heels (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: During the video boom of the 1980s, three ladies (and a small group of energetic filmmakers) headlined upwards of 10 low-budget horror films per year, fending off men in rubber monster suits, pubescent teen boys, and deadly showers. As a result of their unintended cult fame, they were flown all over the world, dined with President Regan, and built mini-empires of their own. Then it all came crashing down. This documentary follows these accidental … Continue reading

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Film Review: Zombies Vs. Strippers (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: The Tough Titty is a strip club that’s seen better days. But tonight it’s gonna see a whole lot worse. Spider has been losing money on his business for years. Now it’s finally getting the traffic he’s always wanted… unfortunately, most of his patrons are undead. With a sudden outbreak of the zombie virus, Vanilla, Bambi, Sugar Hills deal with the disaster the way only a stripper can. Blood braziers go flying, in this … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Slasher Movie Book – Author J. A. Kerswell

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Much like the villains they depict, slasher films will not die. Reviled yet prolific, the slasher is arguably horror’s most popular subgenre. Author J. A. Kerswell took on the daunting task of writing a comprehensive book on slasher movies, appropriately titled The Slasher Movie Book. The publication was previously released in the UK under the name Teenage Wasteland: The Slasher Movie Uncut, but it is now stalking bookshelves in the U.S., courtesy of Chicago Review … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dorm of the Dead (2006)

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SYNOPSIS: At Arkham University, campus bitches Clare and Julie have a score to settle with goth chicks Sarah and Allison. And when Amy accidentally unleashes a campus zombie epidemic, Clare picks Sarah as the perfect candidate to join the walking dead! But things have a way of backfiring. . .don’t they? So don’t be surprised if Clare and Julie wind up on tonight’s menu! REVIEW: When a movie boasts the quote “Nice Job! Congratulations” from … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Dead Want Women (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Beginning at a stylish mansion in the roaring 1920′s, a socialite, flappers, and the men who love them come to their ultimate demise. These ghosts continue to haunt the mansion throughout the decade. Now they’ve come back to haunt and chase after a new generation of beautiful girls. REVIEW: The Dead Want Women opens in 1927 Hollywood at a swanky party hosted by silent film star Rose Pettigrew (Jean Louise O’Sullivan). The ’20s are … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Fields (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Steven is a young boy who’s sent to live with his grandmother and grandfather in the country while his mother and father work through their marital troubles. Though his grandparents warn him to stay away from the corn stalks near their house, Steven can’t help but be drawn into the fields. At the same time, news reports of the murderous Manson Family horrify the nation. Then, strange things start happening: noises come from the … Continue reading

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Comic Review: Drive-In HorrorShow – Issue 1

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“Some films won’t stay dead” is the tagline for Drive-In HorrorShow. It’s fitting, because the movie has taken on a life of its own. The independent film originally premiered in 2009 and hit DVD in 2011. The filmmakers also released the original soundtrack on both LP and CD as well as a DVD featuring music videos for the tracks. The latest addition to the expanding collection is the first in a planned series of comic … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Wicker Tree (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: Two young missionaries from Texas head to Scotland to educate the Scottish heathens in the way of Christ. They are initially charmed by the locals in the town of Tressock, and agree to become the local Queen of the May and Laddie for the annual town festival. But the couple is not prepared for the frightening consequences of their decision, and the very disturbing secrets they are about to discover about Tressock’s seemingly friendly … Continue reading

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Film Review: Tromatized: Meet Lloyd Kaufman (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: Tromatized is a portrait of legendary and eccentric director/writer/producer Lloyd Kaufman and his film company Troma, Inc., an independent New York-based production house that has specialized in Z-films for over 35 years. It presents the creation of the Toxic Avenger, Kaufman’s unique cinematic vision and his approach at the film world. REVIEW: If you’re reading this website, you’re probably familiar with the name Lloyd Kaufman. As his common screen credit attributes, he is the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Mystery Science Theater 3000: Manos The Hands of Fate (1966)

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SYNOPSIS: Newton’s Third Law of Motion states that for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. Sure, there’s math to back that up, but the far more compelling proof is in the treatment accorded Manos The Hands Of Fate by those physicists of comedy at Mystery Science Theater 3000. Consider this legendary low point in film history, which depicts a family that gets lost en route to a vacation and stumbles into the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Inkubus (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Upon the discovery of a grisly murder, a team of police working the graveyard shift are terrorized by the mysterious arrival of the century-old demon Inkubus. During their gruesome and violent battle, a detective realizes the demon has returned from his past, intent on settling a score. REVIEW: Too often, especially in the competitive, direct-to-video horror market, we see a name actor get top billing and plastered all over the artwork, only to have … Continue reading

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Film Review: Death of the Dead (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Wanda is a uber nerd with the coordination of a seizure victim. Her karate trainer is an aging pervert with a penchant for ball gags and various sex toys. When a bus from a rival karate school accidentally runs over a couple scientists dumping a toxic chemical down the sewer, the entire class is turned into high flying, flesh eating baddies! As they wreak havoc on the town turning others into zombie ninjas, Wanda … Continue reading

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Film Review: Gingerdead Man 3: Saturday Night Cleaver (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: After escaping from jail, The Gingerdead Man finds himself in a time machine headed for 1976. He arrives in the middle of a roller-boogie contest… but the party is just getting started for the infamous cookie killer. After taking in the sights of the beautiful roller girls, Gingerdead gets back to his old murderous ways, causing more bloody mayhem than ever before. REVIEW: Everyone’s favorite killer cookie is back – and groovier than ever! … Continue reading

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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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