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Film Review: P.O.E. Project of Evil (P.O.E. 2) (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Following up the successful “P.O.E.: Poetry of Eerie”, some of the original filmmakers regrouped for this newest experiment which aims to bring the tales of Edgar Allen Poe to life through the distinct lens of Italian horror with spoken English. While the original film’s focus was the poetic and macabre dimension of the infamous Boston author, this sequel focuses …

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Film Review: Sx_Tape (2013)

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  SYNOPSIS: Adam and Jill attempt to spice up their relationship by recording a sex tape in an abandoned mansion. Realizing they’re not alone in their ominous surroundings, the couple discover some sex tapes shouldn’t be made as their kinky adventure turns into a desperate fight for survival. REVIEW: Sx Tape is a paranormal found footage movie that is missing …

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Film Review: Mischief Night (2013) Review 2

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SYNOPSIS: Young Emily Walton, who has suffered from psychosomatic blindness ever since the car accident that took her mother’s life, must summon every instinct at her disposal to protect herself and her loved ones from a mysterious intruder. REVIEW: Mischief night, the night when teenagers run rampant, pulling pranks and playing tricks. Most common among these antics are toilet papering …

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Film Review: The Last Broadcast (1998)

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SYNOPSIS: Bristling with equipment, two enthusiastic local access cable TV producers recruit an assistant and venture into a forest in search of the mythical and horrifying Jersey Devil. Days later, only one of the trio emerges. He becomes the prime suspect in the disappearances of the other two. However, a local filmmaker examines extensive footage found at the scene and …

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Film Review: Dead Fury (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: Animated parody of such horror classics as “Evil Dead” and “The Hills Have Eyes”. REVIEW: Frank Sudol’s first animated undertaking he showed use the humor in the zombie apocalypse, how would he fair as he takes his characters out of the big city and drops them in secluded forest. This is the location for his next movie, Dead Fury, …

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Film Review: Low (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: A lonely city girl finds herself taken hostage by disturbed outsider. Miles from home she must not only escape her captor, but also protect a dark and dangerous secret. REVIEW: Low is a low budget psychological thriller indie that plays on the concept that you really don’t know the true person that you are talking to. Yes people might …

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Film Review: The Whisperer in Darkness (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: In 1931 H.P. Lovecraft wrote his classic tale of alien horror, “The Whisperer in Darkness”. Lovecraft is now considered one of America’s foremost writers of horror fiction, standing alongside the likes of Stephen King and Edgar Allan Poe. REVIEW: Bold black and white scenes, no end credits but instead a cast of players, and a bunch of auspicious practical …

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Film Review: The Other Side of Sleep (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Loosely inspired by the director’s own memory of a girl’s disappearance from her village, the film follows Arlene (Antonia Campbell-Hughes), a young factory worker living alone in a rural Irish community REVIEW: It’s not uncommon to see horror movies made in foreign counties and then brought over to the United States. The most common of these movies will usually …

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Film Review: Roadside Massacre (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Five teens struggle for their lives after becoming stranded in a cannibal infested mountain town REVIEW: Texas Chainsaw… I mean Texas Roadside Massacre is a quaint little film with great dialogue and even better character development. Na, I just messing around, it’s quite the opposite of both those statements. The characters are flat and boring, and the acting is …

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Film Review: 7E (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: A young man struggles with unexplained events inside of a New York apartment where tenants are not who they appear to be. REVIEW: When a title like 7E comes up it instinctively makes me thing of movies such as 1408 and Apartment 1303, which are movies where the rooms themselves are haunted by a paranormal entity. This is not …

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Film Review: WNUF Halloween Special (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: Originally broadcast live on October 31, 1987, the ‘WNUF Halloween Special’ is a stunning expose of terrifying supernatural activity that unfolded at the infamous Webber House, the site of ghastly murders. Local television personality Frank Stewart leads a group of paranormal investigators including Catholic exorcist, Father Joseph Matheson and the prolific husband-and-wife team Louis and Claire Berger. Together, the …

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