Author Archives: Dave Gammon

Film Review: Fire With Fire (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: After witnessing the murders of a convenience store clerk and his son, fire fighter Jeremy Coleman narrowly escapes with his life. Slated to testify against mafia assailant David Hagan, the police place Coleman in a witness protection program. Seems the mafia has other plans, threatening to take out each and every person Coleman has ever cared about. Will Jeremy make it to the witness stand or does he have his own individual brand of … Continue reading

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Embrace the Ethereal with Vampyr

Prepare to abandon inhibition, submit to your senses and embrace the ethereal unto enigmatic musical composer Steven Severin. A two evening enchantment happening on Friday November 9th at The Wolf Performance Hall in London, Ontario – 251 Dundas St., and Saturday November 10th at Nocturne – 550 Queen Street West in Toronto, Ontario is host to unleashing the hypnotic presence of a unique and haunting musical score to Carl Theodore Dreyer’s silent film Vampyr. With … Continue reading

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Book Review: Cell – Author Stephen King

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CELL (2006) By Stephen King Simon & Schuster Publishing Our story follows a New England artist, Clayton Riddell and his journey to find his family after an ominous broadcast signal has infected cell phone users turning them into ravenous, carnivorous animals. The master of terror telling, Stephen King is often criticized by horror fans in recent years for having lack luster releases. Many feel his best efforts are behind him. I tend to have to … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Eschatrilogy (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Three vignettes intertwine a common theme of the undead are delivered along with the reanimation of a buried undertaker. The dark man has diabolical plans to bring his infectious deeds and tales thereof to the world beyond. One obstacle stands in his way, a visionary of all that represents light and opposition of pure evil. REVIEW: Directed By: Damian Morter Starring: Stuart Wolfenden, Sarah Jane Honeywell, Damian Morter, Sam Cullingworth, Tim McGill Grieveson The … Continue reading

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Book Review: Coalition of the Supernatural – Author Sass Cadeaux

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When Alexia Crandell is promoted from receptionist to enforcer within the Coalition of The Supernatural as the first human enforcer she cannot be more thrilled and honored. Her position of prestige quickly goes awry as she’s teamed up with two brash, arrogant vampires Ridge and Drew. There’s deception in the ranks as news comes in the form of a traitorous insider attempting to bring down the very foundations of all the coalition stands for. Alexia … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dracula Reborn (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: After a real estate agent signs a multi-million dollar contract with a mysterious buyer his wife becomes enchanted with his client beyond belief. Will his wife remain in an unearthly trance or will true love prevail? REVIEW: Directed By: Patrick McManus Starring: Corey Landis, Victoria Summer, Stuart Rigby, Keith Reay, Ian Pfister I have to commend any film maker or novelist that is brash enough to create a new vampire tale these days. The … Continue reading

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Film Review: Jarring (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: After dialing a wrong phone number, callers are perplexed by the bizarre messages left and then haunting harasses them after their dates go missing. The caller taunts them with eccentric, disturbing prophesies leading them into a man hunt into the rural areas of southern Florida. REVIEW: Directed By: Ivo Raza Starring: Geovanni Gopradi, Thomas Dunn, Lynda Lurei, Leif Lynch, Tamara Rutter, Holly Warren Somewhere deep within the annals of cult classics in horror cinematic … Continue reading

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Book Review: Exoskeleton – Author Shane Stadler

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EXOSKELETON By: Shane Stadler Dark Hall Press When wrongfully accused William Thompson is presented an alternative measure to serving his ten year sentence in prison he agrees with a blind enthusiasm. Upon learning the details of the three hundred sixty five days of experimental rehabilitation the prisoner soon regrets his decision and questions if he’s been exonerated into the very gates of hell. Exoskeleton marks the debut novel of physics professor Shane Stadler. Our tale … Continue reading

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Film Review: Sushi Girl (2012)

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SYN0PSIS: Six years after a jewellery heist had gone awry the band of would be wealthy thieves reunite. Will their union be strictly for nostalgia purposes or is there something more sinister in the air? REVIEW: Directed By: Kern Saxton Starring: Tony Todd, James Duval, Noah Hathaway, Andy Mackenzie, Mark Hamill, Cortney Palm Gritty, violent and unapologetically exploitive, Sushi Girl embarks upon an all new level of torturous unease. From scene one the audience senses … Continue reading

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Film Review: Pusher (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Frank (Richard Coyle) is a medium sized dope dealer looking for a huge score. When a friend of a friend approaches him to get their hands on a kilo of cocaine Frank jumps at the chance of easy, big time money. Complications soon arise after he’s had the product fronted and cannot pay back Milo (Zlatko Buric), a mob boss who’d loaned him the merchandise. Tensions are at an all time high as Frank … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Barrens (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: The Vineyard Family strives to rekindle cohesion and unity by taking a camping trip in the remote New Jersey forest otherwise known as The Barrens. They soon find they have far more to contend with than mere dysfunction as something sinister lurks in the shadows. REVIEW: Directed By: Darren Lynn Bousman Starring: Stephen Moyer, Mia Kirschner, Allie MacDonald, Peter DeCunha All in all The Barrens is a formidable concept that I’m positive looked nothing … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Devil of Echo Lake – Author Douglas Wynne

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THE DEVIL OF ECHO LAKE By Douglas Wynne JournalStone Publishing A heavy metal/gothic rock star named Billy Moon begins to soon realize his fame and fortune has come at a rather unholy cost. Signing to record his third album in the famed, secluded Echo Lake Studios, a converted church with a macabre past, Moon begins to come apart at the seams, dangling by the frayed ends of sanity. Will Moon unveil the dark secrets of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Twice Shy – Author Patrick Freivald

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TWICE SHY By: Patrick Freivald JournalStone Publishing JournalStone Publishing strikes again with hot commodity, Patrick Freivald and Twice Shy. In Ohneka Falls, Ani Romero is a teenage zombie, a carrier of the Z virus struggling to cope with a forbidden secret and survive within human civilization. Twice Shy is an expose of teen angst, cliques and struggles against alienation and isolation. Our tale is endearing and alluring unto an audience that has ever experienced peer … Continue reading

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Film Review: FDR: American Badass! (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: While chin wagging and carousing in a remote Americana forest on a hunting trip Franklin Roosevelt is attacked and bitten by a werewolf. Surviving the horrific ordeal FDR is afflicted with paralyzing polio. Confined to a wheelchair he over comes the odds getting elected into the oval office defeating all adversaries and non-believers in his relentless path.

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Film Review: The Colour Out of Space (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: After a private detective deems Jonathan Davis’s father officially missing he decides to embark upon a journey to find the estranged. He ventures into Germany where he was last seen stationed in the Second World War. In a nearby village he asks the local patrons of a pub if he’d seen his father. One gentleman at last divulges how he’d known the man’s father along with a very sinister tale that is simply out … Continue reading

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Interview: Tim Doiron | April Mullen (Dead Before Dawn 3D)

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THREE SIDES….AND DIMENSIONS TO EVERY STORY: An interview with Tim Doiron and April Mullen DAVE GAMMON: It’s with great intrigue and anticipation in welcoming my guests at this time co-creators of the film Dead Before Dawn 3D Tim Doiron and April Mullen. What are your impressions on the wildly popular zombie phenomenon? Is it here to stay or is it a passing trend in contemporary horror? TIM DOIRON; You know what’s funny is when April … Continue reading

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