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Film Review: American Exorcism (2017)

SYNOPSIS: Damon Richter thought he left the world of possessions, exorcisms, and evil behind until an old friend arrives with frightening information about his estranged daughter knowing that only his otherworldly skills can save her. REVIEW: American Exorcism was written and directed by Tripp Weathers, and is his first feature length horror film. There are a lot of movies out …

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Film Review: Attack of the Killer Donuts (2016)

SYNOPSIS: A chemical accident turns ordinary donuts into blood thirsty killers. Now it’s up to Johnny, Michelle and Howard to save their sleepy town from…Killer Donuts.  REVIEW: Attack of the Killer Donuts Director Scott Wheeler is known for his work on Martian Land (2015), Avalanche Sharks (2014) and Sink Hole (2013). I saw “Attack of the Killer Tomatoes” in the …

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Film Review: Land of Smiles (2016)

SYNOPSIS: A Young Backpacker is lured through the third world paradise of Thailand searching for her kidnapped best friend and unknowingly she becomes the object of a sociopath’s obsession. REVIEW: Bradley Stryker is an Actor/Filmmaker who has been successful as an actor in shows like iZombie, The Lizzie Bordon Chronicles, and Supernatural. Land of Smiles is his directorial debut for …

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Film Review: Be Afraid (2017)

SYNOPSIS: Not long after John Chambers and his family arrive at their new home in a small country town of Pennsylvania, John begins to experience sleep paralysis. Lying there paralyzed, trapped within his own nightmare, other-worldly beings visit John. He discovers the entities’ sole purpose… the abduction of his seven year old son. REVIEW: This film was directed by Drew …

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Film Review: The Dark Tapes (2017)

SYNOPSIS: A genre-defying mixture of horror, sci-fi, myth, mystery and thrills told as four interlocking tales in one intelligent anthology. Ghosts, spirits, creatures, demons and more from the paranormal world collide with rational curiosity. REVIEW: A genre-defying mixture of horror, sci-fi, myth, mystery and thrills told as four interlocking tales in one intelligent anthology. Ghosts, spirits, creatures, demons and more …

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Film Review: Call of the Wolf (2017)

SYNOPSIS: Kidnapped and trapped by a winter storm, this slow burn thriller follows two strangers who must outsmart an unseen killer. REVIEW: Call of the Wolf was actually Writer/Director R.D. Womack II’s thesis project for the New York Film Academy, and was picked up by Gravitas Ventures. Womack has worked on marketing campaigns for Disney, Lionsgate, Marvel, and ABC, and …

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Film Review: Eloise (2017)

SYNOPSIS: Four friends break into an abandoned insane asylum in search of a death certificate which will grant one of them a large inheritance. However, finding it soon becomes the least of their worries in a place haunted by dark memories. REVIEW: Robert Legato, who directed Eloise, received Academy Awards as part of the teams on Hugo (2011) and The …

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Film Review: Candiland (2016)

SYNOPSIS: Struggling to rebuild their lives, a former tennis star and a recent divorcee decide to isolate themselves from the world in a quest for true “oneness”; as their affair descends into savagery, his father must fight to save them before they disappear completely into madness. REVIEW: Candiland is based on the novel “Candyland” by Elizabeth Engstrom.  I haven’t read  …

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