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Film Review: Cool Air (2006)


SYNOPSIS: Charlie Baxter, a struggling screenwriter, is searching for accommodation in a rundown mansion somewhere in the isolated mountains above Malibu. An expressionless and creatively bankrupt young man who rewrites exploitation sci-fi / horror scripts for a living, he takes a room in the mansion and learns of the mysterious doctor residing in the room above his own who dabbles …

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Film Review: Stripped (2013)


SYNOPSIS: STRIPPED is post-feminist horror, following the events surrounding a birthday outing with two brothers and a friend which turns into a horrific fight for survival after they become trapped in a house with a “family” of malevolent women. REVIEW: Directors – Mark LaFleur and J.M.R. Luna Starring – Nicole Sienna, Josh Cole, Carson Aune Ah, Vegas. The city of …

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Film Review: Zombie Driftwood (2010)


SYNOPSIS: When a cruise ship full of Caribbean tourists turn into zombies two metal fans must battle against zombie Armageddon armed only with a baseball bat, booze…and bagpipes. REVIEW: Director – Bob Carruthers Starring – Brian Braggs, Rita Estevanovich, Peter Kosa Zombies seem to be everywhere these days. Their proliferation seems to be unstoppable. Like the waves and waves of …

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Film Review: Bad Meat (2011)


SYNOPSIS: tells the story of a group of teenage delinquents who contract a deadly virus after being ordered to a remote camp for rehabilitation. Compared to Eli Roth’s Cabin Fever and Michal J Bassett’s Wilderness, BAD MEAT trades in all manner of bodily fluids, puking perverts, a graphic dog dissection, amateur stomach-pumping, chewed body-parts and ripped-off genitals.

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Film Review: Doomsday (2008)


SYNOPSIS: A futuristic action thriller where a team of people work to prevent a disaster threatening the future of the human race. REVIEW: Director – Neil Marshall Starring – Rhona Mitra, Bob Hoskins, Malcolm McDowell When I received this current pack of movies to review and I saw that one of them was titled “Doomsday,” well, I just had to …

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Film Review: Megan Is Missing (2011)


SYNOPSIS: Fictional drama based on actual events, about 2 teen-age girls who encounter an internet predator. REVIEW: Director – Michael Goi Starring – Amber Perkins, Rachel Quinn, Dean Waite In October of 1993 twelve year old Polly Hannah Klaas was kidnapped and later found to have been murdered. The following year her father, Marc Klaas, started the KlaasKids Foundation to …

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Film Review: Blood Snow (aka Necrosis) (2009)


SYNOPSIS: In 2009, six friends arrive at an isolated cabin to enjoy a long weekend in the snow. An epic snowstorm interrupts their vacation, trapping them on the mountain and resurrecting the haunting ghosts of the Donner Party. REVIEW: Necrosis (aka “Blood Snow”) Director – Jason Robert Stephens Starring – James Kyson-Lee, George Stults, Tiffany One of these days the …

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Film Review: Ashes (2010)


SYNOPSIS: An obsessive doctor working on a cure for AIDS unwittingly creates an aggressive new bacteria that deteriorates the body and enrages the mind. REVIEW: Director – Elias Matar Starring – Brian Krause, Kadeem Hardison, S.A. Griffin Viruses. One word that can definitely bring a lot of images to mind. Especially when put into the context and confines of a …

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Film Review: Smile (2009)


  SYNOPSIS: Several students on a school holiday discover a mysterious camera, but after several of them start showing up dead after having their picture taken, they start to realize this camera is much more than they bargained for. In looking at the photos that have been taken of everyone, they find that the deaths correlate to the image. As …

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Film Review: Killer By Nature (2010)


SYNOPSIS: Horrific murders which once lived only in a young man’s nightmares suddenly begin occurring in chilling reality in his hometown. REVIEW: Director – Douglas S. Younglove Starring – Zachary Ray Sherman, Ron Perlman, Armand Assante Nature versus nurture. A debate that has graced numerous horror films in the past and is brought to the forefront once again here. And …

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Film Review: Specters (1987)


SYNOPSIS: An unforgettable journey into the darkest reaches of terror. REVIEW: Director – Marcello Avallone Starring – John Pepper, Trine Michelsen, Donald Pleasence I so wanted to like this movie. I mean really wanted to like it. You have some classic ingredients here: an old tomb deep within some catacombs that contains an ancient evil, the curse that surrounds said …

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