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Film Review: The Eugenist (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: A group of teens get locked inside an abandoned public school only to realize they’re not alone. Lurking in the shadows are countless flesh eating zombies relentless on devouring their prey. Will the youths be able to escape the clutches of the undead or will they succumb to the forces of yet another sinister mad man’s diabolical plot in …

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Film Review: Compulsion (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: The lives of two neighbours within an apartment complex couldn’t be more different than night and day. Once the ice is broken a common bond unites them in their obsessive compulsive disorders. Will their collective obsessions bring them closer together or tear their worlds apart in Compulsion? REVIEW: Directed By: Egidio Coccimiglio Starring: Heather Graham, Carrie-Ann Moss, Kevin Dillon, …

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Book Review: Steel Breeze – Author Douglas Wynne

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STEEL BREEZE By: Douglas Wynne Journalstone Publishing 256 Pages Desmond Carmichael is an ordinary everyday single father struggling to make ends meet and bring up his young son in a happy, healthy, safe environment. Tortured by the pain of his wife Sandy’s untimely demise, it seems as though her memory exudes through everything. Now a very real, and undeniable threat …

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Book Review: Nightmare Ballad – Author Benjamin Kane Ethridge

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NIGHTMARE BALLAD By: Benjamin Kane Ethridge JournalStone Publishing 260 Pages When part time swim instructor Luke Rhodes witnesses the inconceivable, a drowning within his pool, his life slowly becomes unravelled. Haunted by the chords and melodies of a vague recollection in song, he becomes possessed in unravelling its meaning. Cognitive snippets of recollection burst within his memory as the body …

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Film Review: Way Down in ChinaTown (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: A writer and director couple aspire to produce a play despite the world slowly coming to an end around them. REVIEW: Directed By: Eric Michael Kochmer Starring: Stephanie Sanditz, Justin Dray, Maria Olsen, Ashli Haynes Way Down in Chinatown is a rare film that isn’t easily categorized into one specific genre. Surreal, impressionistic, and irrevocably bizarre, Kochmer’s artistic approach …

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Interview: Maurizio Guarini

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WHAT LURKS WITHIN: AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH MAURIZIO GUARINI DAVE GAMMON: It is a thrill to welcome my guest at this time Mr. Maurizio Guarini. Horror fans will perhaps be most familiar with your iconic contributions to various musical scores in terror cinema such as, Dario Argento’s Suspiria, Lucio Fulci’s The Beyond and City of The Living Dead among many …

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Book Review: Only the Thunder Knows / East End Girls – Authors Gord Rollo | Rena Mason

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ONLY THE THUNDER KNOWS/EAST END GIRLS: Double Down Series: Authors Gord Rollo and Rena Mason JournalStone Publications 154 & 113 Pages JournalStone continues to exercise its creativity and innovation, thinking outside the box with its Double Down series. Although far from a new concept, the two books in one method has fallen from fashionable trends in recent years. Now horror …

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Book Review: The Evolutionist – Author Rena Mason

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THE EVOLUTIONIST By: Rena Mason Nightscape Press 256 Pages Stacy Troy is just your ordinary everyday upper middle class suburbia housewife. While Jon her physician husband is busy tending to his practice and an abundance of fundraisers and her teenaged son becomes emotionally distant she succumbs to a series of hauntingly realistic nightmares. As her frightful visions begin to eclipse …

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Book Review: The Cornerstone – Author Anne C. Petty

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THE CORNERSTONE By: Anne C. Petty JournalStone Publishing 240 Pages While a small theatrical company, Janus Theater is in production of Christopher Marlowe’s play Dr. Faustus strange, eerie things begin to transpire. Cast members disappear at random without a trace. Accidents occur without reason or explanation. An earthquake virtually shatters a busy downtown street while the producer seems beyond eccentric …

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Book Review: Shifting Fears – Author Eric A. Shelman

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SHIFTING FEARS By: Eric A. Shelman Dolphin Moon Publishing 298 Pages Luke is a mild mannered auto mechanic with passions in life for the simple things. He loves his family, his girlfriend Terri, his business and his borderline obsession with restoring his 1958 Cadillac Fleetwood Sixty Special. Working on it since childhood he pours blood, sweat and tears into his …

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Book Review: Hooked: A True Fairie Tale – Author Michael Brent Collings

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HOOKED: A TRUE FAIRIE TALE By: Michael Brent Collings Eve is not your ordinary high school student. Imprisoned by alienation, isolation, self-contempt and loathing she struggles to fit in amongst a concrete jungle. On the verge of despair and giving up a new boy is in town, Rocky. Virtually sweeping her off her feet, Eve wonders if Rocky is the …

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Film Review: Sightseers (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: After Chris learns his girlfriend Tina leads a sheltered life, he vows to take her on a road trip across the UK country side in an RV. Their vacation soon takes a dramatic twist as they see a monumental side of one another they hadn’t expected. REVIEW: Directed By: Ben Wheatley Starring: Alice Lowe, Steve Oram, Eileen Davies Sightseers …

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Film Review: Community (2012)

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SYNOPSIS:  young aspiring film student Isabelle sets off to interview several residents of an impoverished housing complex. One incident goes awry after another as she quickly realizes the inhabitants are addicted to a special kind of marijuana with sinister side effects. Will Isabelle be able to escape the relentless clutches of the depraved or will she become one with Community? …

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Film Review: Sorority Party Massacre (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Several applicants vie for the coveted title of sisterhood into a prestigious fraternity. On a remote island, Grizzly Bay the girls attend a rigorous weekend of interviews, competitions and initiation. En route to the island a police captain’s daughter has gone missing Detective Watt’s is assigned to watch over the estranged girl. One bizarre circumstance unfolds after another once …

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Book Review: Dead Reflections – Author Carol Weekes

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DEAD REFLECTIONS By: Carol Weekes Journalstone Publishing 256 Pages Journalstone Publishing continues to be your link to artistic talent, this time around showcasing the works of author Carol Weekes. Dead Reflections is a collection of diverse format and subject matter, yet each excerpt remains the same in ghoulishly delightfully dark tales of the unexplained. One novel, five short stories and …

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Book Review: Phoenix Girls: The Conjuring Glass – Author Brian Knight

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PHOENIX GIRLS: THE CONJURING GLASS Author: Brian Knight 203 Pages JournalStone Publishing Reviewed By Dave Gammon Newly orphaned Penny Sinclair is shipped off to move in with her new guardian Susan. Consumed with grief, uncertainty and sorrow Penny’s reluctance to pick up and start new in the small town of Dogwood is evident. After settling in, she soon meets a …

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Book Review: Limbus, Inc – Authors Various

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LIMBUS INC: Authors: Benjamin Kane Ethridge, Brett J. Talley, Joseph Nassise, Anne C. Petty, Jonathan Maberry When Matthew Sellers, a struggling bookstore owner receives an unusual visit from a rambling stranger, his world seems to come undone. Ichabod Templeton claims to have a message of life and death consequence. A book in his possession is allegedly meant to be passed …

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Film Review: ThanksKilling 3 (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: An evil Turkey referred to simply as Turkie slices and dices through an infomercial host, a rapping grandmother, a civil war enthusiast and a bi-sexual space worm along with his alien companion while on quest to retrieve every copy of the ill- fated ThanksKilling 2 on DVD.. REVIEW: Directed By: Jordan Downey Starring: Daniel Usaj, Joe Hartzler, Kevin Stewart, …

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Film Review: The Man with the Iron Fists (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: The unlikely team of a black smith and an avenging blade master seek redemption from those who had drawn first blood. They unify with a gentleman, British soldier. Together they vie to find the Governor’s gold that has been captured in the corrupt underground society of Jungle Village REVIEW: Directed By: RZA Starring: RZA, Russell Crowe, Rick Yune, Lucy …

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Film Review: Crawlspace (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: A team of Special Forces military personnel has been dispatched to clean up the mess at Pine Gap, a top secret underground experiment facility. With their cut and dry mission to execute any test subjects on site, their orders suddenly become compromised as a woman is discovered that strikes an uncanny resemblance to the Commander’s murdered wife. Will they …

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