Author Archives: Dave Gammon

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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Film Review: Truth or Die (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: After teen misfit Felix (Tom Kane) is humiliated and tormented at a house party he extends a welcome to his perpetrators to his birthday party to demonstrate there are no hard feelings. Once the weekend warriors arrive to his family’s secluded estate they realize perhaps there were ulterior motives at play. Will his peers have opportunity to express genuine remorse and embrace their ultimate truth or dare? REVIEW: Directed By: Robert Heath Starring: Liam … Continue reading

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Film Review: From Beneath (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Jason and girlfriend Sam travel deep into rural, any town, USA for a new lease on life and to help Sam’s sister renovate their newly acquired culinary home. When the young couple arrives something is terribly amiss. To kill time the two take a dip in a local swimming hole. Taking the plunge may turn out to be their most grave decision they’ve made yet as their collective world begins to crumble From Beneath. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Seance The Summoning (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: When wanna-be punk singer Joey (Bobby Campo) and Eva (Nazneen Contractor) have a bet to validate if spirits beyond are a thing of fact or fiction they set out to video document a sĂ©ance held within the local city morgue. Together with Marcus (Chris Olivero) the mortuary’s security guard and Christian friend Sara (Devon Ogden), the teens soon get far more than what they’d bargained for opening a porthole for pure evil to lurk … Continue reading

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Film Review: A Night in the Woods (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: After Brody, his girlfriend Kerry and her estranged cousin Leo go camping in the dense forest in the United Kingdom bizarre occurrences begin to unfold tearing at the very fabric of their questionable cohesion and sanity. REVIEW: Directed by: Richard Parry Starring: Scoot McNairy, Anna Skellern, Andrew Hawley Arguably A Night In The Woods is a rip off of another blockbuster; low budget franchise many horror aficionados recall titled The Blair Witch Project. Shot … Continue reading

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Film Review: Deadly Renovations (2010)

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  SYNOPSIS: When a group of DINKS (double income, no kids) turn over a huge profit on their hobby of purchasing, renovating and selling houses, they go for the big kill and buy a local, abandoned hotel. Legend has it the inn has over a million dollars stashed somewhere from a bank robbery gone awry thirty years prior. Will our clan of go-to fixer uppers prevail in their toughest challenge to date or is there … Continue reading

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Book Review: Apocalypse – Author Xavier Cecil

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APOCALYPSE DOLL By Xavier Cecil Futuristic earth is plagued by a zombie infestation caused by an undetermined virus. Seemingly all mankind survivors are at the mercy of the ravenous undead hunger. Will the reanimated wipe out human civilization as we know it? Or will a formidable invention be the key to thwart the multitude of ravenous flesh eating society? Xavier Cecil’s efforts are without question innovative, ambitious and provide a creative slant on a genre … Continue reading

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Film Review: The 6th Extinction (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: The end of days has spawned a vampire apocalypse as four strangers struggle to stay alive within the confines of a desolate home. REVIEW: Directed by: John Vincent Starring: Eric Maurer, Mahssa Rashidy, Michael Bugard Every now and again a film comes along that is so completely inspiring it moves aspiring artists to jump in with both feet and engage in every artistic nuance one can possibly fathom. The Sixth Extinction or in some … Continue reading

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Book Review: Zombie Attack – Rise of the Horde – Author Devan Sagliani

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ZOMBIE ATTACK: RISE OF THE HORDE By: Devan Sagliani Smashwords A plague of the undead has consumed the majority of society. Xander, a youth trained in martial arts armed only with a katana sword vows to reunite with his brother stationed at a US military base. Against all odds, will our hero conquer all adversity and the infected or will he succumb to Rise of The Horde? Our tale is slightly reminiscent of other popular … Continue reading

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Film Review: Arbitrage (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: A high finance broker struggles to conceal a dastardly secret while in midst of making the largest trade of his financial career. Could his efforts to hide his dark deeds prove too much for his endeavors or will success come at a cost even he cannot fathom? REVIEW: Directed By: Nicolas Jarecki Starring: Richard Gere, Susan Sarandon, Tim Roth, Brit Marling Arbitrage certainly has all the right elements to be a blockbuster of a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Craving – Author Kristina Meister

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CRAVING THE APOCALYPTIC SERIES By Kristina Meister JournalStone Publishing The publishing house becoming increasingly known for fresh, imaginative and inspiring contemporary horror JournalStone strikes once again with Kristina Meister’s Craving. Lily Pierce boards a plane across the country to settle the affairs of her estranged, deceased sister Eva. Strange circumstances begin to unfold while talking with investigating officer Unger. Ever the cynic, Lily soon learns foul play was involved with respect to her sister’s alleged … Continue reading

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Film Review: Airborne (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: A  flight en route to New York City goes awry from climactic conditions, crew and passenger mutiny and an unearthly force with evil intentions. REVIEW: Directed by: Dominic Burns Starring: Mark Hamill, Gemma Atkinson, Craig Conway, Julian Glover, Kimberly Jaraj, Alan Ford, Dominic Burns In my humble opinion Airborne sustained a lot of unjustified criticism and negative feedback. Let’s face it in the horror and thriller genre everything comes full circle is done, redone, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Fiend The Manifestation – Author Phil Bolos

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FIEND-THE MANIFESTATION By Phil Bolos When Adam, sheriff of an unsuspecting, remote town of Larkin, Wisconsin is plagued with disturbing nightmares his grip on reality is gradually slipping. A sinister stranger named Barian dressed in dark with a trademark blue bow tie surfaces time and again not only with an absurd fashion taste but a prophetic sense of ultimate doom. To contribute to the Larkin’s finest episode of unease Adam is also visited by a … Continue reading

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