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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: 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: Hit and Run (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: Mary Murdock, a college student, thinks she’s hit and killed a cat with her car driving home drunk from a party. She is horrified beyond words when she gets home and discovers a man’s nearly dead body impaled on the bumper of her Jeep. Terrified and irrational, Mary is faced with a series of decisions that determine her fate.

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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: 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: 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: 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: 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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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: The Steam Experiment (aka Chaos Experiment) (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: A former professor (Kilmer) concocts a brutal experiment in order to get the word out on the effects of global warming. By trapping six people in an urban Turkish bathhouse, he vows to overheat his hostages unless his global-warming hypothesis is published on the front page of his local paper. REVIEW: Written by: Robert Malkani Directed by: Philippe Martinez ...

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Film Review: Salon Kitty (1976)

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SYNOPSIS: Kitty runs a brothel in Nazi Germany where the soldiers come to “relax”. Recording devices have been installed in each room by a power hungry army official who plans to use the information to blackmail Hitler and gain power himself. A girl named Margherita discovers the little ploy and with Kitty’s help plans to take on the dangerous task ...

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