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Film Review: The Awakening (2011)

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SYNOPSIS:  In 1921, England is overwhelmed by the loss and grief of World War I. Hoax exposer Florence Cathcart visits a boarding school to explain sightings of a child ghost. Everything she believes unravels as the ‘missing’ begin to show themselves. REVIEW: The Black Saint is not a big fan of ghost stories. By and large I find them to be trite & boring although there are some that have kept my attention and had … Continue reading

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Film Review: ATM (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: On a late night visit to an ATM, three co-workers end up in a desperate fight for their lives when they become trapped by an unknown man. REVIEW: Greetings and salutations from the mortuary! I’ve been busy recruiting new acolytes for my army & dispatching them to the furthest corners of the globe to spread the word of The Black Saint. If you happen to run into one of them it would behoove you … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Rites Of Magick (2005)

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SYNOPSIS: The Rites of Magick is a feature length (90 minute) dramatic documentary on the rites, ceremonies and meditative practices of America’s oldest continually operating Magical tradition: The Order of the Temple of Astarte in Southern California. The O.T.A. is the religious-fraternal order of The Church of the Hermetic Sciences incorporated in 1971. This production was filmed and video-recorded in temples, outdoor henges, and retreats of the Order from 1974 to the 21st century. It … Continue reading

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Film Review: Immortals (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Theseus is a mortal man chosen by Zeus to lead the fight against the ruthless King Hyperion, who is on a rampage across Greece to obtain a weapon that can destroy humanity. REVIEW: Director Tarsem Singh has garnered quite the rep for himself in Hollywood despite having made only two films. Those two films (The Cell & The Fall) both met with some critical success but what really got the critics all flustered were … Continue reading

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Free screening of ‘The Raid: Redemption’ in NYC

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My good friends at FANGORIA Asked me to pass on the details of a free screening of an INCREDIBLE film called “The Raid: Redemption” that will be taking place in NYC on March 14th. Any & all of my devoted acolytes who are in the NYC area should do their best to make it because this flick is AMAZING! Here are the details & a quick synopsis! FANGORIA will host a free screening of the … Continue reading

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Interview: Hugo Fernandez (Horrorx.tv, Erza: Fear Of A Faceless God, Inzombnia)

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Filmamker Hugo Fernandez is at the forefront of a new frontier in delivering quality entertainment to lovers of horror. He is not only an established feature film director (“Erza: Fear Of a Faceless God”) he’s also one of the founders of Horrorx.tv, a new website devoted to bringing original, first rate horror entertainment to all of us online. He was gracious enough to take some time out of his busy schedule to speak with me … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Burning (1981)

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SYNOPSIS: A former summer camp caretaker, horribly burned from a prank gone wrong, lurks around an upstate New York summer camp bent on killing the teenagers responsible for his disfigurement. REVIEW: 1981′s “The Burning” was something of a “Missing” movie for a long time. Although it did get a small theatrical release back in the day, it was not a commercial success though strangely enough it was a minor critical one. It’s reputation as a … Continue reading

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Film Review: Aliens (1986)

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SYNOPSIS: The planet from Alien has been colonized, but contact is lost. This time, the rescue team has impressive firepower, but will it be enough? REVIEW: Ahh…1986, what a fine year it was. I had a cool fiance, a good job AND “Aliens” the first official sequel to “Alien” was released (No need to mention all of the Italian ripoff films with “Alien” in the title). And what expectations it brought along with it! No … Continue reading

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Interview: Laurence R. Harvey (The Human Centipede 2: Full Sequence)

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For the very few of you who haven’t seen “The Human Centipede 2 (Full Sequence) let me remind you of what you are missing: You’re missing a BRILLIANT sequel to 2010′s “The Human Centipede (First Sequence)! A sequel that pulled the rug right out from everyone who saw it. A film that took the expectations of what a typical sequel might be & turned them on their ear. A wholly unexpected masterwork from Dutch filmmaker … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Human Centipede Part 2: Full Sequence (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Tom Six’s internationally controversial follow-up to the original cult smash, The Human Centipede: Full Sequence ups the ante with a brute force unparalleled in motion pictures today. Inspired by the fictional Dr. Heiter, disturbed loner Martin dreams of creating a 12-person centipede and sets out to realize his sick fantasy.

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Film Review: Fathoms Deep (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Hicks and Cash, two package runners for the mob have to wait out the storm while opposing crime boss Lou Garris has them hunted down. Will they make it out just in time? REVIEW: Sometime last year I had the unpleasant task of reviewing a film called “Followed Home“. It was a terrible film & I could not recommend anyone watching it. It is one of the worst films I have ever seen BUT … Continue reading

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Film Review: Child’s Play (1988)

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SYNOPSIS: Young Andy Barclay gets the doll he wanted. However, he did not know it was alive! REVIEW: I might have mentioned in the past that there are only a couple of things that actually scare me moviewise. One of them is demonic possession, I don’t dig flicks that deal with possession. Ever since “The Exorcist” traumatized me as a child in 73′ I try to stay away from those type of movies although I … Continue reading

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NYC Horror Film Festival Returns!!

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Our friends at Bloody-Disgusting.com have shared some great news, especially for those of us who live in the NYC area. The New York City Horror Film Festival is returning this this November! And it will be celebrating it’s tenth anniversary after the untimely death of it’s founder & visionary, Michael Hein. I’ve written about the profound loss that the horror community felt when Michael passed away last year. I’m not going to recount that here, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Children Of The Corn (1984)

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SYNOPSIS: A child preacher named Isaac goes to a town in Nebraska called Gatlin and gets all the children to murder every adult in town. A young couple have a murder to report and they go to the nearest town (Gatlin) to seek help but the town seems deserted. They are soon trapped in Gatlin with little chance of getting out alive. REVIEW: Based on Stephen King’s short story of the same name, “Children Of … Continue reading

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News: FANGORIA Partners On Ramsey Campbell’s ‘Nazareth Hill’ Movie!

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Our Good friends at Fangoria magazine are proud to announce their latest theatrical venture in association with Steven Mackler’s Bedford Entertainment! This is great news for all of us who clamor to see a horror film produced by the greatest horror magazine in print…FANGORIA MAGAZINE! Here are the details…. Ramsey Campbell’s award-winning novel NAZARETH HILL has been optioned by Steven Mackler’s Bedford Entertainment and will be scripted for theatrical production in association with Fangoria Entertainment. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Cold Sweat (Sudor frĂ­o) (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: Any Drop Could Be Your Last… REVIEW: What’s that you say? What kind of a synopsis is that? What the heck is “Cold Sweat” about you ask? The Black Saint was kinda confused as well as this new thriller from Argentina began. But as it progressed, I found out that at it’s heart it’s just a fun but overall stupid little movie that tries a little too hard to entertain us. Let me explain.. … Continue reading

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About The Black Saint

Those of you who don't know of The Black Saint & have yet to commit yourselves to him body, mind & soul will find yourselves in a most uncomfortable position when my army of acolytes is complete & ready to wreak havok upon this pitiful blue ball we live on. Oh, I really like horror movies as well & will take on all comers in a horror trivia contest. Bring it on!
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