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Film Review: Worm (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: In a future where we have lost the ability to dream, people have turned to Fantasites, a parasite that induces the user’s wildest fantasies. When socially awkward Charles starts using the miracle product he finally meets the girl of his “dreams.” However, Fantasites come with some disturbing side effects that leave his chances with her squirming away. REVIEW: From a short film of the same title, WORM is the story of a world where … Continue reading

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Film Review: Discopath (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: The mid-70′s: a timid young New Yorker leads an uneventful life until he is fatefully exposed to the pulsating rhythms of a brand-new genre of music: disco. Unable to control his murderous impulses that stem from a traumatic childhood experience, Duane Lewis transforms into a dangerous serial killer exiled to Montreal.

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Film Review: Evil Feed (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: A group of young martial artists infiltrate an underground pit fighting ring where the loser is chopped up and served in a Chinese restaurant. REVIEW: We have gore, blood, good jams, and boobs in the first two minutes of this fucker. Do I really need to say any more? oh, I do…ok, then… You’ve heard all the stories about chinese restaurants, right? No stray animals around them at all…you know where I’m going with … Continue reading

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Film Review: Tom Holland’s Twisted Tales (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: From Master of Horror Tom Holland, comes a brand new horror anthology, TOM HOLLAND’S TWISTED TALES. REVIEW: Oh boy. this is gonna be a challenge to review. First of all, I love anthology horrors. Each little snippet a morality tale of some sort, speaking to the basic evils of humanity – vanity, greed, lust, etc. Always a good time, right?

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Film Review: Zombie Night (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: Zombies come out at night and two families must survive until morning. REVIEW: Oh man I loved this movie! I actually saw it a few months before it was brought to me for review, based mainly on the cast. But I’m getting ahead of myself… From a story by Richard Shenkman (Abraham Lincoln vs Zombies) and directed by John Culager (Piranha 3DD), The story follows two families through one terrible night at the beginning … Continue reading

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Film Review: Killer Klowns from Kansas on Krack (2003)

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SYNOPSIS: After being fired from the rodeo, three clowns and a giant chicken get involved with mind-altering drugs that send them on a bloody rampage across Kansas. Pursued by a U.S. Marshall from Utah who specializes in clown cases, they become dangerously entangled with a swindling cult leader whose truck (full of scammed cash) they have stolen to pull their trailer. It’s a crazed festival of guns, puppets, blood, rubber noses and dark humor. REVIEW: … Continue reading

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Film Review: City of Lust (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: A Modern Giallo Horror Film, YELLOW tells the story of a lonely young woman who begins an unlikely relationship with dire consequences. REVIEW: So this film is described on IMDB as “A Modern Giallo”. I’m a fan of Italian suspense/horror films, so I thought, hey awesome!! Our story follows a young girl named Arianna (Margaret Grace) trying to make her way in the big city as a hair dresser and escape an apparently unpleasant … Continue reading

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Film Review: Bachelors Grove (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: Bachelors Grove Cemetery is one of the top ten scariest places in America, often featured in main stream television networks. “Bachelors Grove” is the first movie ever made inspired on this subject. REVIEW: Anybody out there like a good ghost/satanism/demon possession/creepy little town story? Wow, me too! What a crazy random happenstance that this film found its way to me for review. The first cool thing I found out is that Bachelor’s Grove is … Continue reading

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Film Review: Bipolar (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: When Harry Poole tries out a new medication for Bipolar Disorder, he is reborn as “Edward Grey”, a seductive but dangerous alter ego who dramatically takes over his life, changing the young man and those around him forever REVIEW: http://bbrfoundation.org/ – disorder causes dramatic mood swings—from feeling overly “high” and/or irritable to sad and hopeless, and then back again, often with periods of normal mood in between. Severe changes in energy and behavior go … Continue reading

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Film Review: Ghost of Goodnight Lane (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: When the staff inside a renovated film studio finds a co-worker dead one morning, the pieces of a forty year puzzle add up to an angry ghost who has let the last person step inside her house. But will they ever get out alive? REVIEW: Horror/comedy. One of my favorite things in the whole wide world.. And this film really gets it right. Not too over the top silly…not too dry…it’s just right. Don’t … Continue reading

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Film Review: Cruel Will (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: Tragedy strikes married couple Paul and Lily, when Lily’s father dies. Lily has her father cremated, brings the urn home and now Paul has to come to terms with the death of his father-in-law whom he had despised. The situation gets a bit frayed when the lid to the urn mysteriously disappears, and Paul begins to experience happenings no one else is aware of.

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Film Review: Independence Dayaster (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: When Earth is attacked by a hostile alien force, a small town firefighter and a rogue SETI scientist team up to activate the only technology capable of defeating the invaders. REVIEW: ok so right from the jump I have to say AWESOME!! A little bit ID4, a little bit War of the Worlds,and a little bit Mars Attacks! Our story begins in a tiny town called Moose Harbor. Sure…why not? In the film, our … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Basement (1989)

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SYNOPSIS: Four strangers are summoned to the basement of an abandoned house by a mysterious entity known only as The Sentinel. One after another, they are forced to witness heinous deeds they have yet to commit – and which will damn them for all eternity. REVIEW: From Camp Motion Pictures, THE BASEMENT is a re-release of an older film from their catalogue. It’s kind of fun.It was made in 1989 and is an anthology-style horror … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Chambermaid (2004)

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SYNOPSIS: ‘Ryan loves Julia. Julia loves Istvan. Istvan loves Julia. Julia falls in love with O’Ryan. Julia falls out of love and ends up hating O’Ryan. O’Ryan hates Istvan. Istvan hates O’Ryan. O’Ryan hates his mother. His mother hates everyone! REVIEW: I have to admit that this film was not what I expected. Apparently an erotic thriller from the UK, the story seems to draw from several sources such as the classic victorian erotic novel … Continue reading

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Film Review: A Haunting at Silver Falls (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: A small town is haunted by the twin daughters of a wrongfully convicted man. Young Jordan is sent down the path to who the real killer is only to find the killer is very close to her. REVIEW: So my blu-ray player took a crap, and as such it took longer than I had planned to get to this one. Sorry about that. Short version – I really liked this one. We’re talking about … Continue reading

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Film Review: 1313: Night of the Widow (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: A group of sexy 20-somethings gather to pay their respects to a departed friend, only to become the pawns in a macabre charade of villainous deceit… REVIEW: Tighty whiteys! BVDS! Y-fronts! ok now that’s out of the way… For every movie full of boobies I’ve had to sit through in my life, thank you so much David DeCoteau for a little beefcake. Lots of well sculpted man-chest in this one, ladies. Pretty, pretty young … Continue reading

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