Author Archives: Craig McGee

Film Review: Nazi Dawn (aka Black Ops, Dead Water) (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: When a WWII-era transport ship, reactivated and deployed in the Persian Gulf for black-op interrogations, falls radio silent, an elite Marine task force, along with an NCIS investigator and two scientists, are sent to apprehend the terrorists… Only to find a more devious enemy REVIEW: Written by: Ethan Wiley & Roel Reine Directed by: Roel Reine Starring: Lance Henriksen, James Russo, Gary Stretch, Katherine Randolph QUICK FIX: A World War II transport ship is … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Echo (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: Echoes from the past plague ex-con Bobby (Jesse Bradford) when he moves into his dead mother’s apartment and begins to hear disturbing noises next door. His paranoia grows as he investigates and realizes that no one else notices the strange and sinister happenings. Director Yam Laranas favors creative lighting and suspenseful editing over special effects in this terrifying remake of his 2004 film of the same name. REVIEW: Written by: Shintaro Shimosawa and Eric … Continue reading

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Film Review: Ticked off Trannies with Knives (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: A group of trannies are violently bashed and left for dead. The surviving ladies regain consciousness, confidence, and courage ready to seek out revenge on the ones who attacked them. REVIEW: Written & Directed by: Israel Luna Starring: Krystal Summers, Erica Andrews, William Belli, Kelexis Davenport, Richard Curtin QUICK FIX: A group of transvestite stage performers go out for a post-show celebration of drinking and dancing and so a couple of the…girls…can hook up … Continue reading

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Film Review: Lesbian Vampires (aka Barely Legal Lesbian Vampires) (2003)

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Also titled: Barely Legal Lesbian Vampires: The Curse of Ed Wood! SYNOPSIS: Carmilla, the Queen of the Lesbian Vampires, shows the pleasures of girl-on-girl love to sweet young Lilith with depraved vampires of Carmilla’s coven. Horror host, Mr. Creeps, brings back the spirit of Ed Wood to solve the problems of these demented Goth scream queens. REVIEW: Written & Directed by: Tim Swartz Starring: Lolita Langsuir, Stephanie Bloode, Theda Baire, Circe Subtitled “THE CURSE OF … Continue reading

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Film Review: Lost Boys – The Thirst (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: The thankless life of a vampire hunter has taken its toll on Edgar Frog. After losing best friend and fellow vamp fighter… REVIEW: Written by: Evan Charnov & Hans Rodionoff Directed by: Dario Piana Starring: Corey Feldman, Jamison Newlander, Casey B. Dolan, Tanit Phoenix, Seb Castang QUICK FIX: A suckmonkey with a taste for global vampire domination is handing out a new designer drug called “The Thirst” to sweaty, smelly, dancing kids at raves. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Carnival of The Damned (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: The film follows a detective, a rookie officer, a waitress, a reporter, and a hitman stopping a cult from taking over with a legion of the walking dead. Where will you be when the world ends? REVIEW: Written & Directed by: Chris Thompson Starring: Raphael Giovanni Carlo, Adrienne Baltz, Brandon Warren, Jason Crabbe, Nick Frank. QUICK FIX: A demon-worshipping cult summons forth zombies to turn our beloved planet into a world of darkness and … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dark Woods (2009)

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SYNOPIS: young married couple moves to a secluded area to cope with the wife’s terminal illness. As the wife’s condition gets worse, the husband’s growing detachment from her forces him into a tumultuous relationship with a local teenage girl whom he rescues from a sexual assault. REVIEW: Written by: John Muscarnero Directed by: Michael Escobedo Starring: Tracy Coogan, John Muscarnero, Mary Kate Wiles, and James Russo QUICK FIX: Susan has terminal cancer, so her and … Continue reading

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Film Review: Bit Parts (2006)

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SYNOPSIS: Dr. Cranston is a successful plastic surgeon in Los Angeles until his daughter is horribly disfigured in a car accident that he caused. To ease his remorse, he tirelessly labors to replace the mangled features of his sweet Maggie. Wanting his daughter to be perfect, Dr. Cranston seeks women with the “perfect nose,” “perfect eyes” or “perfect breasts” for his daughter. Seeking stardom, Melissa runs away from home once again to audition with her … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Dark Lurking (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: Something has gone terribly wrong at research station 320, a secret research facility one mile beneath the earth’s surface. All communications are gone, all means of escape destroyed and an extremely dangerous horde of rapidly mutating ancient flesh eating creatures are consuming everything in their path. Eight survivors of the outpost, two research subjects, three mercenaries, two research technicians and a medic barricade themselves inside a remote area of the facility with little food, … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Farm (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: Mickey and Juliet, a young couple on the run from a vicious gang of drug dealers arrive at a deserted farm in the countryside near Cork, aiming to flee the country by ferry the following day. The farm is apparently inhabited by only one man, a 20 year old called John. John is cripplingly shy, but seems to be fascinated by Juliet’s beauty, with the feeling not exactly unrequited. As Juliet and John forge … Continue reading

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Film Review: Recycled Parts (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: On a Friday night, five college friends cruise downtown looking for a popular nightclub. Momentarily distracted, their driver mows down a pregnant woman. The panicked kids contemplate ditching the scene until a strange doctor arrives to offer his assistance. The frightened kids enter his bizarre office and end up trapped in a macabre underworld where body parts are extracted from unsuspecting victims and sold to the highest bidder. Will they escape this horrible nightmare … Continue reading

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Film Review: Destined to Be Injested (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: Anna and Tom were a down and out couple— until one day, their fortunes changed. One lucky lottery ticket later they found themselves living the good life, cruising the South Pacific with their fancy new friends, enjoying the essential three C’s of luxury living: Champagne, Caviar and Cocaine.

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Film Review: A Thousand Words – Bloodline (2006)

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SYNOPSIS: Ian’s back and he’s not alone! This sequel continues the story of Ian, a voyeuristic serial killer with a penchant for photographing his victims. Ian’s past is revealed as his son, Steven, struggles to win the heart of Jennifer, his neighbor’s girlfriend. The journey of father and son brings us closer to understanding the killer inside Ian, as he leaves a trail of bodies in his wake. Before you criticize the younger generation, just … Continue reading

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Film Review: A Perfect Getaway (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: Newlyweds Cliff (Steve Zahn) and Cydney (Milla Jovovich) are enjoying a perfect honeymoon in Hawaii — until they run into a pair of menacing hikers, Nick (Timothy Olyphant) and Gina (Kiele Sanchez). As it turns out, the two are dangerous killers who begin stalking the not-so-happy couple. David Twohy wrote and directed this action-packed thriller, which co-stars Marley Shelton, Katie Chonacas and Chris Hemsworth. REVIEW: Written & Directed by: David Twohy Starring: Steve Zahn, Timothy Olyphant, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Deadlands 2 – Trapped (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: When the US gov’t tests a highly secret nerve gas on the residents of Hagerstown, MD the side effects bring down a world of horrors for 6 strangers trapped inside a movie theater REVIEW: Written & Directed by: Gary Ugarek Starring: Jim Krut, Joseph D. Durbin, Ashley Young, Chris L. Clark QUICK FIX: Those nutty government bastards are at it again – a shady agency led by the helicopter zombie from the original DAWN … Continue reading

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Film Review: Burning Bright (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: A thriller centered on a young woman and her autistic little brother who are trapped in a house with a ravenous tiger during a hurricane REVIEW:

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Film Review: Horrid (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: Take a trip to the north woods, but don’t plan on going home. REVIEW:  Written & Directed by: James Pronath  Starring: Kevin Kiser, Kyle Berg, Chase Stoeger, Liz Ribarchek, Michela Kealey  QUICK FIX: John is getting married soon (Applause!!) and his friends, of course, decide that John needs his one final night of debauchery before tying the nuptialistic knot. After getting kicked out of a strip club long before the sun even sets (extra points for that … Continue reading

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Film Review: Wrong Turn 2 (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: A survival reality show goes terribly wrong when the contestants accidentally stumble upon a clan of mutant hayseed cannibals eager to make a feast of the young TV stars who’ve ventured onto the flesheaters’ woodland turf. As the players begin to vanish, the survivors struggle to find their way out of the remote West Virginia forest before they become the next meal. Henry Rollins and Erica Leerhsen head the cast in this direct-to-video sequel. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Devil Girl (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: Fay is a small town girl on a cross country road trip, trying to escape her own reality after the death of her father. When her muscle car breaks down during a drag race she finds herself stranded along route 66 in an isolated desert town. Short on cash, she makes a series of choices to make enough money to repair her car. After encountering a neurotic, drug abusing clown she finds herself sliding … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Dead Matter (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: Tells the story of a vampire relic with occult powers that falls into the hands of a grief-stricken young woman who will do anything to contact her dead brother. REVIEW: Written by: Tony Demci & Edward Douglas Directed by: Edward Douglas Starring: Andrew Divoff, Tom Savini, Sean Serino, Tom Nagel, C.B. Spencer Don’t stop here – Watch the Trailer for “The Dead Matter” QUICK FIX: A young woman is guilt-ridden and depressed over the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Necromentia (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: A off-world look at the superstitious repercussions of tattooing an Ouija Board on your body. Hagen, who has a dead wife believes that he can revive her from the dead. Travis, a man who lost his brother and wants to join him in the after life. Morbius, a bartender who is betrayed by those he loves comes back from the dead to take revenge. And a strange man only known as Mr. Skinny protects … Continue reading

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