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Book Review: Dead Tide – Author Stephen A. North


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


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)


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)


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


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)


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)


​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


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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Film Review: White Rabbit (2014)


SYNOPSIS: After a tormented youth is bullied in school he begins to have hallucinations and reflections about the rabbit his father forced him to kill on a hunting expedition. Will Harlon be able to cope with the prophetic voices in his head or will he succumb to his inner demons? REVIEW: Directed By: Tim McCann Starring: Britt Robertson, Sam Trammell, …

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


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


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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Film Review: The Red House (2014)


SYNOPSIS: When Shelby (Kate French) inherits a house from her grandfather she rallies her closest friends to check things out. It doesn’t take long after arriving in the remote home to realize something terribly is awry. Strange noises in the attic and the disappearance of her friends forecloses her dream of settling in. Will she unravel the sinister secret that …

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Horror Rama – October 21 2014


MINIONS OF THE MACABRE AND DAMSELS OF THE DEPRAVED REJOICE AS TORONTO UNLEASHES ITS INAUGURAL ALL HORROR CONVENTION Tuesday October 21 2014 A very rare circumstance transpires this year as Halloween falls on a Friday. Many of us horror aficionados who celebrate Samhain year round are exhilarated to the point of ecstasy with an additional two days to pay homage …

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Film Review: Soulmate (2013)


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 …

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Film Review: The Canal (2014)


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 …

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Film Review: Inner Demons (2014)


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 …

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