Author Archives: Dave Gammon

Book Review: Crime Seen – Author Michaelbrent Collings

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CRIME SEEN By Michaelbrent Collings 231 Pages A police detective Evan White is haunted by the murder of his wife Val. As the body count rises a relentless killer is hell bent and determined to show Evan his wife’s murder was only the beginning to all the carnage around them. Author Michaelbrent Collings delivers in spectacular suspense fuelled action in Crime Seen. His infectious style and prose lures the reader instantly into the fray of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Legacy – Author JG Faherty

LEGACY By JG Faherty Samhain Publishing 71 Pages Sean Black is not your ordinary, regular, everyday teen growing up in a small town of New Hope, Massachusetts. As ominous, debilitating nightmares of a Lovecraftian type creature devour his rest each night, he struggles to cope within the day light hours. As an impending storm threatens to descend upon the sleepy town he begins to sense his nightmares have begun to eclipse into reality. Legacy is … Continue reading

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Book Review: 14 – Author Peter Clines

14 By Peter Clines 345 Pages Permuted Press Publishing Nate Tucker is a man simmering in his own juices of mediocrity. While his peers are married, having kids and excelling in their respective careers, he feels trapped within his own under achievement. Working as a data entry clerk he realizes his limited income can no longer pay the rent. At an office get together a co-worker tells him of a real steal of a place … Continue reading

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Film Review: Soulmate (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: Struggling to cope with the loss of her husband, Audrey attempts suicide. Within the confines of a remote Welsh cabin she searches for answers until an ominous presence appears that changes everything. REVIEW: Directed By: Axelle Carolyn Starring: Anna Walton, Tom Wisdom, Tanya Myers, Nick Brimble Inside the horror genre one does not have to look far to find a good old fashioned ghost tale. Arguably the theme is just about as saturated as … Continue reading

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2014 Niagara Falls Debut Zombie Mud Run

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Saturday September 13, 2014 Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada They’ve been referred to as Rotters, Hungerers, Reanimated, The Walking Dead or most commonly zombies. Call them what you will; a ghoulish horde ran ravenously amok in the grounds of the famous war of 1812 hell bent for life lines. The life lines are a symbol of the aspiring survivors’ intestines, brains and other vital organs. The insatiable zombies vowed to devour each and every flag, rendering … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Canal (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: David Williams wants nothing more than to give his wife Alice the perfect life. Working as a film archivist, the young, pregnant couple finally save enough to buy their first home. Residing on the picturesque, Irish Canal it seems as though their prayers have finally been answered. An eerie coincidence unfolds at David’s office one day to threaten it all. In the screening room, he views a silent film from 1902 documenting an unsolved … Continue reading

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Film Review: Inner Demons (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: Carson is your typical Catholic teenaged girl, straight A student. When her family notices a gradual decline in grades, social activity and demeanor they enlist in the help of Step Inside Recovery, an addictions counselling facility. A documentary film crew shoots the entire process from intervention to counselling and recovery. Carson’s parents, friends, fellow patients and film crew are in for an awful shock when they realize her behaviour originates from something much darker … Continue reading

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Film Review: Antisocial Behavior (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: A young man realizes he cannot deny his traumatized past any longer and copes with his world crumbling around him. REVIEW: Directed By: Kenneth Guertin Starring: Jackson Kuehn, Mary Elizabeth Boylan, Chad Bishop Antisocial Behavior boasts a premise of considerable proportion. One man’s inner emotional and psychological struggles begin to eclipse into his daily life. While mental illness is a relatively common social issue, one cannot deny its potentially horrific ramifications. Director Kenneth Guertin … Continue reading

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Book Review: Fatal Consequences – Author JG Faherty

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FATAL CONSEQUENCES By JG Faherty Samhain Publishing 78 Pages After narrowly escaping a vicious bear attack Alec Winter flees the scene only to return and find his children brutally slain while his wife is holding on by a thread. While everyone perceives him to be a hero, he must grapple with the reality of their tragic deaths. Will his remorse and sorrow be the ultimate fate for Alec Winter or will an unworldly force hold … Continue reading

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Film Review: 3 Tunnels 2 Hell (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: When down and out guitar player Jack (Richard Gabai) is dumped by his girlfriend, it seems that life couldn’t get any worse. Sifting through some mail he discovers he’s the beneficiary of an estate from a relative he’d never known. Packing up to the Pacific Northwest he accepts the island and estate that’s been left to him under the condition that he can manage a fully functional equestrian camp for children. A large, ominous … Continue reading

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Book Review: DEAD HUNGER VII: The Reign of Isis – Author Eric A. Shelman

DEAD HUNGER VII: THE REIGN OF ISIS By: Eric A. Shelman Dolphin Moon Publishing 432 Pages Set twelve years into the future The Reign of Isis finds our harrowing group of heroes set up civilization in the small town of Kingman, Kansas. All in all life is pretty good for the likes of Flex, Gem, their son Flex Jr., Hemp, Charlie, their son Max and all the other characters we’ve come to know and love … Continue reading

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Film Review: I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997)

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SYNOPSIS: Four teens share an ominous pact one fateful July 4th evening. After accidentally colliding with a mysterious stranger crossing a barren, secluded portion of highway, they dispose of the body rather than face their responsibilities and report the tragic incident. Now on the anniversary of wicked indiscretion a mysterious force has returned with redemption in mind and terrifying taunts of I Know What You Did Last Summer. REVIEW: Directed By: Jim Gillespie Starring: Jennifer … Continue reading

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Film Review: At the Devil’s Door (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: Leigh (Catalina Sandino Moreno) is a struggling real estate agent determined to rise to the top. After taking on a challenge to sell a house in record time that has a questionable history she encounters a runaway girl that is the alleged daughter of one of the previous owners. An unknown force swiftly makes its presence interweaving Leigh’s sister Vera (Naya Rivera) into the fray. Will she be able to rise above the unsurmountable … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dark Visions: A Collection of Modern Horror – Editors Anthony Rivera | Sharon Lawson

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DARK VISIONS: A COLLECTION OF MODERN HORROR Edited by Anthony Rivera and Sharon Lawson Grey Matter Press 270 Pages A collection of thirteen tales with a common theme surrounding the depraved, demented fuelled with dread: Mister Pockets A Pine Deed Story By Jonathan Maberry-Lefty, a twelve year old boy suspects there is an ominous presence lurking within their sleepy town.

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Film Review: Girls Gone Dead (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: When Rebecca (Katie Petersen) plans to get away from it all (mostly her fanatical religious household) and reunite with her high school cheerleader friends on spring break, it seems her mother does everything in her over protective power to thwart the impromptu vacation. Arriving on her friend’s beachside estate, the girls soon realize that the community of Manatee Creek is lame with a capital L they decide to take the party on down the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Scalene (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: A Midwestern single mother has vengeance in mind after her invalid son is institutionalized for sexual assault. REVIEW: Directed By: Zack Parker Starring: Margo Martindale, Hanna Hall, Adam Scarimbolo *Of a triangle having three different sides with different lengths. “The Truth Is Just A Point Of View” Scalene is an artistic endeavor that is conveyed with such obscure finesse it may take the average viewer two or three times of viewing to fully understand … Continue reading

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Film Review: Leviathan (1989)

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SYNOPSIS: Underwater deep-sea miners encounter a Soviet wreck and bring back a dangerous cargo to their base on the ocean floor with horrifying results. In a story owing a lot to”Alien” and “The Thing”,  the crew of the mining base must fight to survive against a genetic mutation that hunts them down one by one. REVIEW: Directed by: George P. Cosmatos Starring: Peter Weller, Richard Crenna, Amanda Pays, Daniel Stern, Ernie Hudson, Michael Carmine Leviathan … Continue reading

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Book Review: SPLATTERLANDS | Editors Anthony Rivera and Sharon Lawson

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SPLATTERLANDS Reawakening The Splatterpunk Revolution Edited by Anthony Rivera and Sharon Lawson Grey Matter Press 283 Pages A collection of thirteen tales with a common theme surrounding graphic, gory and often violent depiction of terror that knows no boundaries: Heirloom By Michael Laimo-A woman’s obsession with firearms is handed down from generation to generation. Violence for Fun and Profit By Gregory L. Norris-Revenge may spawn unto the vulnerable in the unlikeliest of places. Amputations in … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Child (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Simon Sachs is not your ordinary ten year old boy. Afflicted with a terminal illness he tenaciously seeks out the services of defense attorney Robert Stack. The barrister grapples with the inconceivable as the boy claims to be the incarnation of a murderer and proceeds to lead him to the bodies of missing persons over fifteen years ago.

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Book Review: Zombie Attack: Army of the Dead – Author Devan Sagliani

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ZOMBIE ATTACK BOOK 2: ARMY OF THE DEAD By Devan Sagliani Permuted Press Publishing 218 Pages Just when a glimmer of hope seems to illuminate in restoring some normal society, Xander MacNamara finds himself engulfed in turmoil once again. Happily married to the love of his life Felicity Jane and adapting to his newfound military rank in Freedom Town life is good. Little does he know his new found comfort is merely the calm before … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dead Hunger 6: The Gathering Storm – Author Eric A. Shelman

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DEAD HUNGER VI: THE GATHERING STORM By: Eric A. Shelman Dolphin Moon Publishing 428 Pages “You never think of that crap do you? Civilization man. We take a lot of things for granted,” Punch. Life goes on for the small society that has come to know one another as family after the zombie apocalypse. While Flex, Gem, Hemp, Charlie, Trina and Taylor cope living in a world surrounded by rotters a very real diabolical threat … Continue reading

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