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Joanna Rose

Hello!! My name is Joanna Rose, and I have a lot of jobs. First off, I am a reviewer/do convention coverage for Horrornews.net. Second, I am an actress for Fear Fair, Indiana's scariest haunted attraction in Seymour, Indiana. Third, I work for Fastenal Company in part time support. I love reading, writing, and watching horror movies. I collect disturbing/foreign/cult/horror movies, and love horror memoribilia.

Film Review: Smashcut (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: After his latest film is met with horrible reviews, Able Whitman sets out to prove the critics wrong by finding inspiration in his cast and crew. Sometimes great art requires great sacrifice- and the director always gets final cut! REVIEW: Directed by: Lee Demarbe Written by: Ian Driscoll Starring: David Hess, Sasha Grey, Jesse Buck, Michael Berryman, Herschell Gordon …

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Film Review: Blood River (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: A psychological thriller following a successful young married couple on their way to visit family. After a blowout on a desolate stretch of highway in Nevada, they head to the next town only to discover it long abandoned. Here they meet a mysterious stranger who seems to know decidedly more than he is sharing. In aiding their survival, he …

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Film Review: Imago Mortis (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: They say that in 1600s, long before the invention of photography, a scientist named Fumagalli, was obsessed with the idea of reproducing images. He discovered that by killing a victim and removing his eyeballs it was possible to reproduce on paper the last image imprinted on the person’s retina. He named such technique “Thanatography”. Today, the same kind of …

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Film Review: One Way (2006)

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SYNOPSIS: When Eddie Schneider (Til Schweiger) is faced with the pressure of being creative director at big money Birk Advertising Firm and keeping loyal to his fiancée, every piece of his life is fleshed out to reveal that his imperfect past can affect his impending position as CEO partner of the firm. His copywriter and best friend Angelina Sable (Lauren …

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Film Review: Blubberella (2011)

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SYNOPSIS:  An action comedy centered on an overweight woman whose footsteps cause explosions and whose dual swords are used against anyone who makes fun of her. (imdb.com) REVIEW: Directed By: Uwe Boll Written By: Uwe Boll, Lindsay Hollister, William Belli Starring: William Belli, Uwe Boll, Brendan Fletcher, Natalia Guslistaya, Lindsay Hollister Uwe Boll is notorious for making spectacularly bad movies, …

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Film Review: Babysitter Wanted (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: Attractive but sheltered, Angie Albright (SARAH THOMPSON) is excited to finally leave her strict religious household to attend college. While her new roommate is wilder than she’s used to, Angie soon discovers that there are far worse threats to worry about than a messy dorm room. REVIEW: Directed By: Jonas Barnes and Michael Manasseri Written By: Jonas Barnes Starring: …

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Film Review: Plaguers (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: When a band of sexy space pirates hijack a fuel-transport vessel bound for Earth, an alien virus known only as “Thanatos” is accidentally released. The contagion mutates its victims, transforming them one after another into ravenous, demonic creatures. Pirates and crew must join together to destroy the undead PLAGUERS as the ship nears Earth, threatening to infect the entire …

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Film Review: Puzzled (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: When Emily, an elderly widowed woman, runs out of puzzles to complete she receives a strange package on her front porch. Little does she know it comes with a deadly surprise within. Some puzzles are never meant to be finished. REVIEW: Directed by: Stephen Corron Written by: Stephen Corron Starring: Madge Levinson, Athena Prychodko Growing old with another is …

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Film Review: Banshee!!! (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: While on a camping trip deep in the woods, a group of college students encounters a mysterious creature that tricks them by emitting hallucination-inducing sound waves and luring them to their deaths. Taking refuge in a remote farmhouse, the survivors band together and soon realize they must come up with a plan to kill the horrifying creature before it …

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Film Review: Necessary Evil (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: Locked inside Edgewater Psychiatric Institute is a deep, dark secret. Deborah Fielding, budding investigative journalist, holds the key. Nothing can prepare her for the Pandora’s box she’s about to open. Following a trail of eyewitnesses, missing persons, and anonymous tips, Deborah will stop at nothing to uncover the truth, even if it means confronting the demons from her past. …

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Film Review: The Haunting (aka NO-DO: Beckoning) (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: Hoping for a fresh start after a debilitating bout of postpartum depression, pediatrician Francesca (Ana Torrent) and her husband, Pedro (Francisco Boira), move to a house in the country. But soon, Francesca begins having mysterious visions and starts to question her sanity. After encountering a series of ghostly visitors, Francesca realizes that the old house holds dark secrets — …

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Film Review: The Absence of Light (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: When a scientist’s ingenious discovery becomes the object of desire for two shadowy organizations hell-bent on destruction, the future of mankind hangs in the balance. Now, it’s up to two burned-out assassins, Puritan (Richard Conant) and Sultan (Eric Thornsberry), to protect the scientist and keep his project from falling into the wrong hands. REVIEW: Directed By: Patrick Desmond Written …

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Film Review: The Hanged Man (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: In this grim psychological thriller, a group of outcasts (Robbyn Leigh, Tom Jay Jones, Brandon Gibson, Adam Hatley, Shanola Hampton and Cliff Weissman) who met in an online chat room decide to commit mass suicide in an abandoned barn. But when the one who offered up the solution doesn’t show, they’re left to face a terrifying fate. Soon, bodies …

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Film Review: Shades of Gray (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: A fascinating look at Gray Barker — a writer dedicated to the mythology of UFOs — this revealing documentary chronicles his part in giving rise to numerous UFO legends and his delight in the public stir his stories caused. Starting in the 1950s, Barker played a key role in creating and encouraging Americans’ obsession with sightings of mysterious spaceships …

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