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TV Review: The Walking Dead (Pilot)

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SYNOPSIS: Police officer Rick Grimes leads a group of survivors in a world overrun by zombies. REVIEW: To whoever sent the pilot episode of “The Walking Dead” to me – thank you! A million times.. thank you. As many of you I too started to fall in love with The Walking Dead by way of the comic book. Unlike most I didn’t experience it until book #60 was out. My iPhone comic book app from … Continue reading

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Book Review: Tucker’s Monster – Author S.S Wilson

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TUCKER’S MONSTER I admit that when I hear the term “young adult fiction” I am forced to assume the worst. I think sparkly vampires with an addiction to Dido music sitting around stalking teenagers. Tucker’s Monster by S.S. Wilson is, thankfully, not that kind of book. It is, at its heart, an adventure story that reminds me of things I would read as a child. I hold Harold Tucker up there with Quartermaine.Tucker’s Monster follows … Continue reading

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Book Review: Breaking News – Author N.J. Hallard

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Zombies. Dirty, filthy, rotting corpses lumbering around feasting our brains. They have become pop icons and have spawned countless movies, comic books and novels. It is difficult to find anything on the subject that is unique. Breaking news by N.J. Hallard is one of those few exceptions. For starters the novel takes place in the United Kingdom and follows a husband, wife and several friends as they fight for survival. They are left to survive … Continue reading

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List: Top 10 Horror Inspired Mashups

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The popular thing to do these days is a little something called a “mash-up”. The popularity has risen thanks to the pulp-culture phenomenon known as “Show Choir”. With music it is easy. With movies? Not so much. But it can be funny as hell. And we here at HorrorNews love lists! So I present to you the horror movie mash-up! This is a top 10 list of movies, including at least one horror, that would … Continue reading

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Pirates Steal the Movie ‘INK’ and Deliver it to All

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Anyone who is anyone knows what viral marketing is these days; or, at the very least, what it implies. Up until recently the only things being sought after for “viral” were marketing campaigns to make money. All of these schemes exist to rob you of your hard earned cash. But does this viral approach stop with moneymaking schemes? Apparently not. Horror films on the whole have been looked at as either childish or too disturbing … Continue reading

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8 Films to Die For – After Dark Fest 2010

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The horror community is always a bit on edge. Coming January 29th are the next series of films from Afterdark and this grouping seems to be a better than the last set. First on the plate is a little knee slap of a film called “Lake Mungo”. Of course, in normal society, a “mungo” is something of a sideshow freak, a moron, a political figure if you will. Not so in this helping of monstrous … Continue reading

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