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Film Review: Crowbar (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: When a young couple moves into a new house in a new town, something just doesn’t seem right. On their first night, a terrible tragedy strikes these newcomers. The town itself seems to be consuming these strangers. As they search for answers, all they discover are more questions. Will they find the answers in time, or has their fate already been sealed? Crowbar, an intense, edge- of-your-seat thriller that will keep you guessing till … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dark Nature (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: A family holiday turns into a fight for survival in the inhospitable wilderness of remote Scotland. REVIEW: “Dark Nature” is a bit of a stereotypical, straight-to-video thriller. First time feature director, Marc de Launay, gives his audience what they expect, while trying to deliver a few surprises along the way. A tension-filled family takes a vacation in the Scottish countryside, only to be harassed by serial killer in the area. This, sort of slow … Continue reading

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Film Review: Escapee (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: While on a class observation trip at a local mental hospital, young psychology major Abby Jones (Christine Evangelista), has a chilling encounter with high-risk patient, Harmon (Dominic Purcell). She returns home for an evening of normal study with her two roommates unaware of the darkness shes awakened within him. Later that evening a storm moves in, while Harmon escapes leaving a trail of death, as he makes his toward an unsuspecting Abby. Meanwhile, Abby … Continue reading

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Film Review: V/H/S (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: When a group of misfits is hired by an unknown third party to burglarize a desolate house and acquire a rare VHS tape, they discover more found footage than they bargained for. REVIEW: “V/H/S” is a new horror anthology that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival this year. It recently played at the South By Southwest Film Festival and this writer had the opportunity to watch its midnight screening. Loosely inspired by other anthology … Continue reading

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Film Review: Haunted Changi (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: Story of what happened to a group of documentary makers shooting a documentary in Singapore’s haunted Old Changi Hospital. REVIEW: “Haunted Changi” is another entry in the horror found-footage sub-genre. Many of the independent entries in this particular type of movie show a lack of experience, and act as a way to hide the amateur cast and crew. This is not the case with “Haunted Changi.” A great, grass-roots, internet ad campaign, combined with … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Sweet House of Horrors (1989)

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SYNOPSIS: A murdered couple return from the beyond to care for their two young children, as well as seek revenge against their killer, accept their children’s step parents, and try to prevent their house from being sold. REVIEW: Lucio Fulci’s “The Sweet House of Horrors” was part of a four part Italian cable TV series, that never aired due to their violent nature. Fulci directed two of the pieces, while the other two entries were … Continue reading

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Film Review: Eaten Alive (1977)

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SYNOPSIS: A psychotic redneck who owns a dilapidated hotel in the backwater swamps of Louisiana kills various people who upset him or his business, and he feeds their bodies to a large crocodile that he keeps as a pet in the swamp beside his hotel. REVIEW: “Eaten Alive” is director Tobe Hooper’s 1977 follow up to “The Texas Chain Saw Massacre” (1974). While it is still a horror film that takes place in the deep … Continue reading

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Film Review: Resurrection County (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: When travelling through Resurrection County, mind the signs, one false move out there could be your last. When four suburbanite campers roll into the remote town of Enoch, they find that southern hospitality still exists. But things are not what they appear to be, as a weekend camping trip turns deadly, and the locals are all too happy to serve up their own brand of an eye for an eye justice. The laws that … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Perfect Student (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: When her top student is accused of murder, a criminology professor agrees to defend her in court. But after the student is acquitted, new evidence causes the professor to question the girl’s innocence. REVIEW: “The Perfect Student” is a thriller from direct-to-video connoisseur Michael Feifer ( “Wyatt Earp’s Revenge” (2012), “The Dog Who Saved Christmas” (2009), “B.T.K.” (2008)). It stars genre favorite Natasha Henstridge. When a Los Angeles college student’s body is discovered on … Continue reading

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Film Review: Devil’s Bridge (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: Wrong place, wrong time, and a long way from home… REVIEW: “Devil’s Bridge” is the debut film from up-and-coming genre filmmaker Chris Crow. A simple story following three friends in the British countryside, the audience watches the paranoia intensify as their interactions with the strange locals become increasingly stranger. A low budget genre film, if there ever was one, this piece shines because of a number of great performances from the principal cast, as … Continue reading

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Film Review: Night of the Living Dead 3D: Re-Animation (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: After inheriting the family mortuary, a pyrophobic mortician accidentally exposes hundreds of un-cremated bodies to toxic medical waste. As the corpses re-animate, the mortician’s inheritance-seeking younger brother unexpectantly shows up, stumbling upon a full zombie outbreak! REVIEW: “Night of the Living Dead 3D: Re-Animation” (2012) acts as a prequel to “Night of the Living Dead 3D” (2006). Director Jeff Broadstreet returned to write and direct this entry. The story begins the day before the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dear God No! (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: A gang of outlaw bikers pull a home invasion on a disgraced Anthropologist hiding a secret locked in his cabin basement REVIEW:

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Film Review: [REC]Âł GĂ©nesis (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: The action now takes place miles away from the original location and partly in broad daylight, giving the film an entirely fresh yet disturbing new reality. The infection has left the building. In a clever twist that draws together the plots of the first two movies, this third part of the saga also works as a decoder to uncover information hidden in the first two films and leaves the door open for the final … Continue reading

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Film Review: Don’t Go In The Woods (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: A young band heads to the woods in order to focus on writing new songs. Hoping to emerge with new music that will score them their big break, they instead find themselves in the middle of a nightmare beyond comprehension. REVIEW: “Don’t Go In The Woods” is the directorial debut of Vincent D’Onofrio, an actor known for his roles in “Full Metal Jacket” (1987), “Men in Black” (1997), and a “Law & Order: Criminal … Continue reading

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Film Review: Psychotica (Nostrum) (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: A group of friends head out to an abandon farmhouse to kick a nasty habit. Little do they know that they are in for the night of their lives. REVIEW: Jonathan Wright’s “Psychotica” is essentially a genre version of Aronofsky’s “Requiem for a Dream” (2000). The story is different, but the style, tone, and theme are all reminiscent of the contemporary cult classic. In a world where drugs are supremely popular in the young … Continue reading

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Film Review: Devil’s Crossing (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Nuclear war has ravaged the world. The remnants of humanity fight to survive, taking refuge in bleak settlements. The undead wander the earth, slaves to their blood-lust, or perhaps some higher power? The tattered town of Celestial sets the stage for the greatest battle of the New Dark Age! A score that must be settled and a reckoning that has been 235 years in the making. Shadrach a man who watched his life burnt … Continue reading

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About T-hom

T-hom works mostly as a film and video Editor, and also utilizes his skills as a a Director, Producer, and Key Grip. His Favorite horror filmmakers are David Cronenberg, Wes Craven, John Carpenter, with a special mention to Frank Darabont for his work on "The Mist" (2007). Find me here: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm3364306/