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Film Review: Rift (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Jennifer Campbell an aspiring journalist works around the clock to exhume the horrific details of the infamous 2001 Town Creek Apartment murders. Allegedly based on actual events; a group of college kids were slaughtered under mysterious circumstances yet the killer was never caught and the case rendered by local police department as cold. Will Jennifer find the ultimate clues ...

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Film Review: The Monitor (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: A newly single mother Anna grapples with her own sanity while protecting her son Andrew in a new start on life separated from her abused husband. Turmoil and deceit run amuck after she purchases a baby monitor and over hears another frequency of inevitable volatile circumstance. REVIEW: Directed By: Pal Sletaune Starring: Noomi Rapace, Kristoffer Joner, Vetle Ovenild Referred ...

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Film Review: Rise of The Animals (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: In a suburb of anywhere, U.S.A. local teens discover that world as gone horribly awry as all creatures great and small begin to ruthlessly attack people unprovoked. REVIEW: Directed by: Chris Wojcik Whacked-out Entertainment Starring: Greg Hoople, Stephanie Motta, Adam Schonberg, Nikki Preston Pizza delivery boy Wolf (Greg Hoople) and his pal Jake (Adam Schonberg) realize they’re going to ...

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Book Review: Off the Rails and Other Tales – Author Jason L. Liquori

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OFF THE RAILS AND OTHER TALES By Jason L. Liquori A collection of delightfully depraved bone chilling terror is summarized by title as follows: BANKER’S HOURS: A band of retired bank robbers plot one last heist and tend not to lichen they get more than what they’d bargained for. NIGHT CRAWL: Walter, Harry and Rachel roam the dense brush in ...

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Interview: Marilyn Burns (Texas Chainsaw Massacre)

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TRAIL BLAZING WITH A TEXAS LEGEND An Interview with Marilyn Burns DAVE GAMMON: I’d first like to extend a very warm welcome to scream queen and legend Ms. Marilyn Burns to Horrornews.net. For oblivious fans of the terror genre of course you’d played the dashing lead in the original Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Sally. No stranger to Tobe Hooper productions compare ...

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Interview: Justin McConnell (The Collapsed, The Eternal)

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HORRORNEWS: Welcome my very special guest Mr. Justin McConnell to Horrornews.net. It’s been well documented your trials and tribulations while making The Collapsed. What gives an independent producer and director the intestinal fortitude to persevere when arguably many others would have simply given up? JUSTIN McCONNELL: Ah, ‘Intestinal Fortitude’. That also happens to be a good song by Nuclear Rabbit. ...

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Book Review: Pazuzu’s Girl – Author Rachel Coles

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Pazuzu’s Girl By Rachel Coles Pazuzu and Lugal are human incarnates of Mesopotamia with unearthly powers. An ancient tablet of destiny is stolen from the goddess Lamashtu. As a result the two are exiled to exist among humans as their infinite sentencing. Gradually indication the two with supernatural powers can no longer keep up with their cleaver contemporary disguise. As ...

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Book Review: Woman Scorned – Author Angela Alsaleem

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Woman Scorned – Angela Alsaleem Camilla is raped and brutally murdered at the hands of a corrupt police officer. She wakes up dead, oblivious to the fact she’s crossed over into another realm of existence. As she collects herself, consumed in despair and distraught she begins to walk along the road side, hauntingly closer to her ultimate fate. Libitina is ...

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Interview: John Russo (Night of the Living Dead)

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MACABRECON RENANIMATED AN INTERVIEW WITH JOHN RUSSO Generations of fright fiends have been struck with terror at the hands of conceptual genius John Russo. Co-Creator and collaborator of Night of The Living Dead, where our current zombie phenomenon had all began; Mr. Russo sheds some light on a dark genre that chills us to the bone yet captivates us, glued ...

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When Worlds Collide 2012 – ‘Niagara Falls Comic Can/MacabreCon’

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WHEN WORLDS COLLIDE 2012 NIAGARAFALLS COMIC CON/MACABRECON COMES TO NIAGARA FALLS, ONTARIO CANADA Reflecting back on my humble upbringing, it isn’t any mystery how my interests of today evolved. Life wasn’t easy growing up in the small rural town of Seagrave, Ontario. Our closest neighbour was over a kilometre away. With three older sisters, few friends and a bit of ...

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Book Review: Loose Ends – Author WD Jackson

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Loose Ends By WD Jackson When perpetual under achiever Jake Harper purchases a computer for a new office job it appears as though life is finally turning around. Encountering his next obstacle, he grapples with assembling and installing the PC so landlady/best friend Anna intervenes giving him a crash course in computer use 101. Getting online seemed to be the ...

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Book Review: Haftmann’s Rules – Author Robert White

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HAFTMANN’S RULES By Robert White Grand Mal Press “Blood is like a rainbow, like red violet when it first flows, black in the moon light.” Every now and again a volume of literature is so gritty, so enthralling, so psychologically spell binding we tend to forget what particular genre it slides most neatly into. Robert White’s story of private d*ck ...

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Festival Storms Great White North with Chilling Fury

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada As an avid cinematic aficionado since early childhood I’d embraced the opportunity of attending the annual Canadian Film Fest with bedazzled awe. With mixed feelings of neurotic nervousness and preconceived notions the event would serve copious quantities of artsy, pretentious content that would require an interpreter for later translation I walked into the gala ready for anything ...

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Interview: Manuel H. Da Silva (The Unleashed, Cycle of Fear )

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UNLEASHING MANUEL H DASILVA Perhaps this year’s most anticipated screening at the annual Canadian Film Fest was Dark House Film’s The Unleashed Mere hours before the festivities commenced I spoke with Manuel Da Silva from his studio on a myriad of topics ranging from the origins of the Ouija board, the future of independent genre films and what makes a truly ...

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