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Film Review: Voices From the Grave (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: The dead have stories to tell a horror fan seeking the obscure. REVIEW: An anthology horror film by Richard Stoudt (Death By VHS) and Laurence Holloway (Nightmare Alley), VOICES FROM THE GRAVE presents three compelling short tales held together with a wrap-around story. Our story begins in a book shop. The nameless customer (although named in the closing credits, ...

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Film Review: Beasties (1991)

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SYNOPSIS: Slimey little aliens attack teenagers. REVIEW: Horny college kids making out in cars and getting eaten by low budget, foam monsters. Post apocalyptic punks, central casting nerds, big-hair trendys resplendant in their button down oxfords and acid wash jeans. Boobs. Naked shower scene. Every possible stereotype and movie trope they could hit. Can’t beat that with a stick, folks. ...

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Film Review: Blood and Carpet (2015)

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SYNOPSIS: In the late 1960s there were no CCTV or crime scene DNA testing, but disposing of a dead body was still bloody murder. REVIEW: I love period films, especially when the filmmaker gets it right. It’s difficult to create another era. The more recent the era, the more difficult the task. BLOOD AND CARPET takes place in the late ...

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Film Review: The Last Halloween (short film) (2013) Review 2

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SYNOPSIS: Four young trick-or-treaters set out on a door-to-door adventure – making their way from house to house, collecting strange treats as they go – that could very well end up being… the Last Halloween! REVIEW: Another short film, this time a tasy little offering from Canada called The Last Halloween. It’s based on a comic book written by Mark ...

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Film Review: The House on Pine Street (2015)

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SYNOPSIS: A psychological horror about a young woman coping with an unwanted pregnancy after moving into a seemingly haunted house. REVIEW: I would like to state for the record that this film has bothered me more than any film I have seen before. I suppose that is the true mark of a horror movie:to make the viewer uncomfortable. our story ...

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Film Review: The Power Rangers NSFW (short film) (2015)

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SYNOPSIS: Deboot of the Power Rangers. My take on the FAN FILM. Not a pilot, not a series, not for profit, strictly for exhibition. This is a bootleg experiment not affiliated or endorsed by Saban Entertainment or Lionsgate nor is it selling any product. I claim no rights to any of the characters (don’t send me any money, not kickstarted, ...

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Film Review: Chill The Killing Game (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: When a group of college students attempt to turn an ill-fated campus tradition into a viral-game, the players become trapped in an all too real battle for survival against a violent masked assailant. REVIEW: So this is a story about a game called Chill. Pretty simple game, really. You draw lots from a box, and whoever gets “yes” is ...

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Film Review: The Inside (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: A group of girls are terrorized by violent vagrants before succumbing to a horrific supernatural evil. REVIEW: Some nights just don’t go the way you plan them. And some nights go so far wrong, it’s best to forget they ever happened. This is one of those nights. It’s Sian’s 21st birthday, and her friends have planned a low-rent night ...

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Film Review: Splash Area (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Halloween night. A night filled with fancy dress costumes, candy, screams and blood. And then there’s the ‘trick-or-treaters’. REVIEW: Splash Area is an indie film from the UK. After watching it, I did a bit of research and found some interesting facts about the production that I must mention first – 1) this film was made for 500 British ...

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Leonard Nimoy Dies at Age 83

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We lost an icon today. Not just an icon, but a cultural touchstone for so many of us. Leonard Nimoy died at home on February 27, 2015 from final complications of COPD. He was 83 years old. He had been diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in early 2014. He had quit smoking 30 years ago, but the damage was ...

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Film Review: Honeyspider (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: It’s Halloween day in 1989 and college student Jackie Blue wants to enjoy a quiet birthday in the midst of a chaotic semester at school. Her friend Amber has other ideas and persuades Jackie to come to the annual Monster Mash party on campus after her shift at the local movie theater. As murder plays out on the silver ...

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Interview: Demonboy (Band)

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Demonboy is a horror rock/theatrical spectacle from New York City, giving haunted house realness with a stage show inspired by the likes of shock rockers Alice Cooper, Rob Zombie, and Marilyn Manson. It’s a heavy metal cabaret of props and smoke machines, loaded with comedy as well as awesome tunes. Demonboy also stars in his own comic book, and recently ...

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Interview: Terror Inc (Band)

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Terror, Inc is a horror rock band based in central Pennsylvania. Combining musical elements of early punk, metal, and goth rock, with lyrical themes of horror, sci-fi, and the occult, the band has been playing everywhere and drawing crowds all over the Tri-state area. Their debut album, “Tales of the Zombie King”, is available from Pumpkinhead Records.

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Film Review: Hallow’s Eve (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: Years after a tragic accident leaves a young child scarred for life, the people responsible pay – with their lives. REVIEW: Bullying is bad, m’kay? And if your bullying leads to something to really terrible, the least you can do is learn from your mistake and maybe become a better person. Apparently not if you’re one of the douche ...

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Film Review: Exterminators Of The Year 3000 (1983)

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SYNOPSIS: In a post-apocalyptic future where the earth is a desert and water is the most precious substance of all, a band of survivors must turn to a mysterious stranger to battle a ruthless gang of motorcycle psychos for control of the wasteland and the water. A glorious crash of guns, nuclear fallout, and synthesizers make this a must-see for ...

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Film Review: The Tale of A Monster: Lilith (short film) (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: The Tale of a Monster: Lilith is the story of what happens when the creation becomes the creator. Lilith wakes up in a laboratory with no idea of where she is at; the only thing she knows is two bodies surround her. The story becomes a tale of beautiful horror and twisted romance as writer and director EJ Moreno ...

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Film Review: Bacon Head (2001)

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SYNOPSIS: In Bacon Head, director Ray Mahoney pulls no punches in a series of sketches mocking everything from kitchen utensils to the Shroud of Turin. REVIEW: In the interest of full disclosure, I should tell you that I have worked for Troma in the past. I freely admit to a great love for Lloyd Kaufman (whom I affectionally call Uncle ...

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Film Review: The Velocipastor (short film) (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: A priest is scratched by a piece of amber and begins to turn into a dinosaur. At first, he is horrified by his darker desires, but soon he realizes his powers might be used for good, albeit violent, murderous good. REVIEW: Just take a minute and read this title again – THE VELOCIPASTOR. I cannot rate the amount of ...

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Film Review: Kenny’s Coming Home for Christmas (short film) (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: Young Samantha Frasier’s concerns about her older brother widen as she realizes a horrible problem he had as a child has only gotten worst.

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Film Review: Out of the Dark (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: A couple and their daughter moves to Colombia to take over a family manufacturing plant, only to realize their new home is haunted. REVIEW: So this is a ghost story, but it’s also something else. The story follows Paul and Sarah Harriman ( Scott Speedman, Julia Stiles) and their daughter Hannah (Pixie Davies) as they leave England to take ...

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Film Review: Ragnarok (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: The ancient and modern worlds collide when archaeologist Sigurd Svendsen finds the true meaning of the secret runes found in the Oseberg ship. REVIEW: I love me a viking film, truly I do. Most of the time, you get something really cheesy or, at best, wildly historically inaccurate. To have a chance to see a viking film directly from ...

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