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Film Review: Evil Spirits (1990)

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SYNOPSIS: A strange woman runs a boardinghouse whose tenants–mostly misfits and others who won’t be missed–begin dying off or simply disappearing. She still cashes their government benefit checks even after they’re gone, and it turns out that disappearing tenants aren’t the only weird things that are going on in that house REVIEW: Director – Gary Graver Starring – Karen Black, ...

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Film Review: The Defiled (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: In a post apocalyptic world, science and technology have backfired leaving unfathomable destruction and a permanently diseased planet in its wake. A virus is mutating the human race turning innocent survivors into mindless cannibals. REVIEW: Director – Julian Grant Starring – Brian Shaw, Kathleen Lawlor Is there such a thing as a zombie art film? After seeing β€œThe Defiled” ...

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Film Review: Ultramarines Warhammer 40000 (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: A squad of Ultramarines answer a distress call from an Imperial Shrine World. A full Company of Imperial Fists was stationed there, but there is no answer from them. The squad investigates to find out what has happened there.REVIEW: Director – Martyn Pick Starring – Terence Stamp, John Hurt, Sean Pertwee I’ll be honest up front and say that ...

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Film Review: Shibyo Osen Dead Rising (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: Live action film “Shibyo Osen Dead Rising” based on the zombie action game “Dead Rising.” Set in Japan and directed by Keiji Inafune. REVIEW: Director – Keiji Inafune Starring – Onoue Hiroyuki, Shibukawa Kiyohiko A bit of a disclaimer here, I love the Dead Rising video games, especially Dead Rising 2. Killing zombies has never really been more fun. ...

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Film Review: Forgive Me For Raping You (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: About a depraved priest who lures innocent suburban girls into sexual slavery. REVIEW: Director – Bill Zebub Starring – Michael Stevens, Eidolona, Taylor Trash There are two options a writer / filmmaker has when deciding how to convey the theme of a film to the audience. The first, and more traditional, is to use subplot. There can be one, ...

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Film Review: The Eerie Midnight Horror Show (aka The Sexorcist) (1978)

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SYNOPSIS: Satan arises seeking bloody revenge in the guise of an ancient sculpture with a shocking history. The lifelike carving comes to life and rapes a beautiful art student, possessing her soul. In a series of twisted orgies with the unholy demon, the girl is stirred into a manic frenzy, unable to control her sexual impulses. When psychiatrists and doctors ...

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Film Review: The Oxford Murders (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: At Oxford University, a professor and a grad student work together to try and stop a potential series of murders seemingly linked by mathematical symbols. REVIEW: Director – Alex de la Iglesia Starring – John Hurt, Elijah Wood, Leonor Watling I remember years ago seeing John Carpenter’s Prince of Darkness and thinking it was pretty cool to see a ...

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Film Review: 30 Days Of Night – Dark Days (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: After surviving the incidents in Barrow, Alaska, Stella Olemaun relocates to Los Angeles, where she intentionally attracts the attention of the local vampire population in order to avenge the death of her husband, Eben REVIEW: Director – Ben Ketai Starring – Kiele Sanchez, Rhys Coiro, Diora Baird, Harold Perrineau, Mia Kirshner If you love vampires or just love to ...

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Film Review: Army Of The Dead (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: In 1590, Coronado dispatched a division of one thousand men to find El Dorado, the legendary city of gold. Those men were never seen again. While searching some Baja peninsula caves as part of an archeological expedition, a university professor and his students unwittingly unleash a long dormant curse. They soon find themselves in a life or death battle ...

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Film Review: My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done (2009)

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Β  SYNOPSIS: Β Inspired by a true crime, a man begins to experience mystifying events that lead him to slay his mother with a sword. REVIEW: Director – Werner Herzog Starring – Michael Shannon, Willem Dafoe, Chloe Sevigny From film auteur Werner Herzog comes a haunting portrayal of one man’s descent into madness and murder. David Lynch was the executive producer ...

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Film Review: Don’t Wake The Dead (2008)

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Β  SYNOPSIS: German horror director and goremeister extraordinaire Andreas Schnaas delivers yet another over the top and at times downright silly movie. Templar zombies, Nazi zombies, human zombies and rock band zombies, oh my! REVIEW: Director – Andreas Schnaas Screenplay – Klaus Dzuck, Ted Geohegan Our movie starts off with a very cool voiceover as the history of the castle ...

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Film Review: Strip Mind (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: Director – Frank Geiger Screenplay – Matthew Giaquinto You’ve got mail! Unfortunately it’s not from Meg Ryan. In fact, spam would be better than what our protagonist Samantha (played by Jodie Ahlborn) gets when the beep of incoming mail sounds on her computer. Strip Mind is a German horror film, which actually plays more like a suspense story, which ...

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