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Book Review: Dead Hunger 8 – Author Eric A. Shelman

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Dead Hunger VIII: Peace, Love and Zombies The Nelson Moore Chronicle By Eric A. Shelman 417 Pages Dolphin Moon Publishing An exploration into the zombie apocalypse from character staple Nelson Moore’s point of view beginning in 2011 prior to when he’d met Flex, Gem, Charlie, Hemp among others. This latest edition also goes into elaborate detail on how the civilization ...

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Book Review: The Nightmare Girl – Author Jonathan Janz (R2)

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The Nightmare Girl By: Jonathan Janz Samhain Publishing 247 Pages After a Good Samaritan intervenes in a public episode of child abuse he soon realizes he’s bitten off more than he can chew. The perpetrators have a relentless intent on seeking revenge in the most unholiest of fashions. The Nightmare Girl marks the inaugural reading endeavor I’ve undertaken for author ...

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Book Review: Gone Feral – Author Ted Nulty

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Gone Feral By: Ted Nulty 358 Pages After a chemical outbreak has wreaked havoc on society it doesn’t take long to realize the aftermath has affected humans as well as mammals. Turning creatures into bloodthirsty corpses hell-bent on ravaging all within site, a group of Marine personnel and everyday civilians strive to survive. Following the chronicles of several characters in ...

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Film Review: In the House of Flies (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: A young couple vacationing in Niagara Falls, Ontario is abducted. Imprisoned within a concrete, underground chamber Steven and Heather are given clues via telephone from their unseen assailant on how to open any one of four suitcases left to their devices or perhaps their very survival. REVIEW: Directed by: Gabriel Carrier Starring: Lindsay Smith, Ryan Kotack, Henry Rollins, Ry ...

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Book Review: Abram’s Bridge – Author Glenn Rolfe

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Abram’s Bridge By: Glenn Rolfe Samhain Publishing 74 Pages L’il Ron Sawyer isn’t your ordinary, everyday adolescent boy. With few friends, the new kid in town and forced to live with his estranged alcoholic father and grandmother he has very little in terms of sanctuary. One day while riding by Abram’s Bridge he spots a vision so angelic he’s rendered ...

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Book Review: Dead Tide – Author Stephen A. North

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Dead Tide By: Stephen A. North Permuted Press Publishing 237 Pages An onslaught of a virus outbreak has devoured civilization in the Tampa Bay, Florida area. Residents strive to stay alive while government officials responsible for the disaster attempt to flee abandoning all social responsibility and liability. As a novel critic one may only imagine the extent in sheer volume ...

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Book Review: Still The Shadows – Author Elizabeth Fields

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Still The Shadows By Elizabeth Fields 117 Pages A collection of four short stories with a common theme of the macabre. Flypaper: A young couple’s car breaks down and they seek help in the most precarious of circumstances. The Apartment: A first person account of one woman’s experience with malicious spirits. Cinnamon: First person point of view in how one ...

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Film Review: The Zero Theorem (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: Set in a futuristic society Qohen, an entities programmer has been commissioned to decipher the meaning of life. REVIEW: Directed by: Terry Gilliam Starring: Christoph Waltz, David Thewlis, Melanie Thierry, Matt Damon, Lucas Hedges, Tilda Swinton “Zero must equal one hundred percent” From the opening credits the audience bears witness to an infinite black hole, forever spiralling and engulfing ...

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Film Review: Dead Before Dawn (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: After Casper Galloway reluctantly agrees to watch his grandfather Horus’s infamous occult shop he makes a drastic error in judgment, ignoring senior Galloway’s instructions. While attempting to impress the object of his desire and a group of unlikely bystanders, he accidentally unleashes an evil curse that causes people to kill themselves and turn into zombie demons aka Zemons. Will ...

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Book Review: The End In All Beginnings – Author John F.D. Taff

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The End In All Beginnings By: John F.D. Taff Grey Matter Press 330 Pages A collection of five short story/novellas with a central theme of loss of love, innocence and youth. What Becomes God-A young boy will do anything to save his best friend of a terminal illness regardless of the consequences. Object Permanence-Chris Stadler is institutionalized in a psychiatric ...

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Film Review: The Dorm (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: When Vivian, a college a social introvert begins to come out of her shell she realizes supernatural forces may be at play. REVIEW: Directed by: Rachel Talalay Starring: Cassie Steele, Jake Croker, Rami Kahlon, Alexis Knapp From the opening credits, The Dorm shows tremendous potential in unnerving a most unsuspecting audience. The imagery is gritty, claustrophobic and accentuates a ...

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Interview: David and Daniela Tully​ (Writer and Producer for Dario Argento’s The Sandman)

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​DARIO ​ARGENTO’S ​CROWD FUNDING CAMPAIGN ZEROS IN ON TARGET An exclusive Horrornews interview with The Sandman writer and producer team, David and Daniela Tully​ As the clock ticks towards the final toll ​on ​the ​I​ndiegogo campaign launched ​for​ legendary director Dario Argento​,​ ​it ​has​ ​​reached ​over ​9​5​% of its​ target​ at press time​​. The Sandman ​screenplay was ​written by David ...

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Book Review: Axes of Evil – Edited by Alex S. Johnson

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AXES OF EVIL A Heavy Metal Horror Anthology Edited by Alex S. Johnson Chupa Cabra House Publishing 576 Pages A mammoth collection of thirty-three tales with a common theme surrounding heavy metal folklore, legends and horror that will exhilarate even the blackest of souls. Mourningstar By Del James-Destruction likes on the horizon for Rhain, Wraith, Revile and Ruin collectively known ...

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Book Review: Equilibrium Overturned – Authors Anthony Rivera and Sharon Lawson

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EQUILIBRIUM OVERTURNED Edited by Anthony Rivera and Sharon Lawson Grey Matter Press 322 Pages A collection of fourteen tales with a sense of unbalance challenging perception as we know it The Final Testimony of Molly Ryder By Jeff Hemenway-Kristoff a murderer is used as a test subject in a psylink to unveil the true darkness that lies within. Amnion By ...

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Film Review: Shame the Devil (2013) – Review 2

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SYNOPSIS: When a London detective finds his murder investigation becomes a little too personal he travels to New York for answers in this Truth or Die chiller. REVIEW: Directed By: Paul Tarter Starring: Simon Phillips, Juliette Bennett, Will de Meo, Doug Bradley The subgenre of satanic based horror has been prevalent since the dawn of scary films. There’s something about ...

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