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Doc Rotten, film critic for HorrorNews.Net, is also the host of the Official HorrorNews.Net Podcast, the Monster Movie Podcast and Shock Treatment: The American Horror Story Fan Podcast. Read more from Doc Rotten at DocRotten.com, Facebook and Twitter.

Film Review: Maleficent (2014)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: When betrayed and cast aside by her true love who is corrupted by greed and power, the fairy queen Maleficent returns years later to set her vengeance and revenge upon his new born child, Aurora, by placing a horrible curse upon the princess. Following the child into hiding, Maleficent grows attached to the innocent becoming remorseful …

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Film Review: Psychic Experiment (2010)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: After years away of avoiding his past, Cole Gray (Denton Blane Everette) accepts a job that has him returning to his home town leaving his new life and girlfriend Elspeth (Katie Featherston) behind. Believing he is hired by Louise Strack (Adrienne King) for an establishment called The Facility in order to research a local epidemic inflicting the …

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Film Review: Paranormal Activity The Marked Ones (2014)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Shortly after Jesse and Hector graduate high school, the teens witness fellow classmate Oscar racing from the apartment of Anna, a neighbor who is rumored to be a bruja. When the suspected witch is later discovered dead, Jesse and Hector, along with Marisol, investigate the woman’s apartment only to discover pictures of Jesse lying in a …

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Film Review: All About Evil (2010)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: Deborah (Natashia Lyonne) was raised to be in show business by her over-enthusiastic, loving but naive father. Never amounting to much, she grows to become a shy librarian instead; however, things take a grisly turn when her father leaves her his old movie house, the Victoria, after his passing. When threatened by her step-mother, Deborah snaps and …

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Film Review: Valley of the Sasquatch (2015)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: A fractured family battles against a tribe of angry Sasquatch. REVIEW: Making it’s debut at the Nevermore Film Festival at the historic Carolina Theater in Durham, North Carolina, Valley of the Sasquatch succeeds in entertaining its audience with a better-than-average entry in the Bigfoot sub-genre – which is unusually over saturated of late – with a tale …

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Film Review: Toxic Lullaby (2010)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: After a night of partying in the countryside with her close friends, Eloise (Samantha Richter) wakes up all alone only to find the world around her is drastically different. The landscape has become desolate populated with zombie-like monsters called “sleepers” ready to chase her down. She reaches out to other survivors, but not all are friendly; …

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Film Review: Last Breath (2011)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Michael (Ty Jones) and Tina (Mandy Bannon) Johnson are struggling through a strained marriage and a life that is falling apart. They are on the verge of making horrible mistakes that will forever shape the rest of their lives and ruin the life of their young son, Caleb (Alex Neustaedter) Then the unthinkable happens and they …

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Film Review: Lucy (2014)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: An unwilling participant in a drug trafficking scheme involving an experimental new drug, Lucy is inadvertently exposed to the drug’s unusual characteristics. Lucy begins to utilize more and more of her brain capacity to the point where she can not only control her own body, but others around her and things such as phones, computers and gravity. Now she must enlist the …

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Film Review: Salvage (2009)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: A holiday reunion for a dysfunctional mother and daughter turns into a nightmare when their neighborhood is quarantined by a band of heavily armed military personnel. Separated from her daughter Jodie (Linzey Cocker) during the initial scuffle, mother Beth (Neve McIntosh) and her lover Kieran (Shaun Dooley) struggle to find their way through the chaos to locate …

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Film Review: Monsters University (2013)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Mike Wasowski dreaming of being a “Scarer” since childhood enrolls in Monsters University. Once there, he meets his rival in James P. Sullivan, a fellow “Scarer” student who is far more imposing and carries a legacy of being a “Sullivan,” a famous family of “Scarers.” The two match wits, brawn and roars against each other resulting …

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