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Film Review: G.H.O.S.T. (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Maya – the young producer of a ghost hunting show – is about to see her show get cancelled and her efforts to save it include taking her team to a haunted opera house in the Deep South. What will the G.H.O.S.T. team do when they realize that the hunters have become the haunted? REVIEW: General Haunting Observation & Search Team is what G.H.O.S.T. stands for and that’s the name of the show that … Continue reading

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Film Review: Night Of The Naked Dead (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Sometimes the Dead have unfinished business. A storm from hell brings mysterious strangers . . . who come with secrets. Emma is a struggling romance writer. David is a traumatized war veteran struggling with his past and sleeping in his van. They face an evil and terrifying menace as the strangers appear. Veronica arrives naked. Coby has blood on him. Then the Others come. Sex and murder, lust and deadly vengeance make this a … Continue reading

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Film Review: Ridge War Z (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: The last surviving veterans of the worst battle of a zombie war recount their horrific memories to an author who is writing a book about they’re experiences. REVIEW: The fact that I actually asked my editor for some new movies to screen still amazes me. In the past he’s made me watch some truly heinous films, so many that I was sure that the man just flat out hated me. But some time ago … Continue reading

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Film Review: Tales From Mutantville (2012)

SYNOPSIS: Muticia the Movie Goddess welcomes viewers to her Movie Morgue for a special screening of the horror anthology Tales From Mutantville comprised of Indigo Child, Family Fiend and Scarecrow At Midnight. REVIEW: Horror anthology films have been something of a mixed bag throughout the decades. For every Dead Of Night (1945) & Tales From The Crypt (1973) there’s a Creepshow III (2006) or The Monster Club (1981) to make us regret wasting our time/money. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Machete Kills (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: The U.S. government recruits Machete to battle his way through Mexico in order to take down an arms dealer who looks to launch a weapon into space.

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Film Review: Space Junk 3D (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: With media headlines repeatedly warning us of debris falling from the sky, orbital debris (or “space junk”) has finally risen to the forefront of social consciousness. REVIEW:

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Interview: Julian Richards – Director (Shiver) (2013)

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A graduate of The National Film School, Julian Richards short film trilogy “Pirates” (1988), “Queen Sacrifice” (1988) and “Bad Company” (1992) won several awards including Best Film at the British Short Film Festival before being televised by BBC Screenplay Firsts. After film school Julian directed “A Mutter of Voices” (1994) a docu-drama about genocide in Rwanda for BBC2, and twelve episodes of Liverpool soap “Brookside” (1982) for Channel Four. In 1994 Julian adapted the novel … Continue reading

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Film Review: V/H/S/2 (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: Searching for a missing student, two private investigators break into his house and find collection of VHS tapes. Viewing the horrific contents of each cassette, they realize there may be dark motives behind the student’s disappearance. REVIEW: Last year’s “V/H/S/” was a surprise hit and something of a critical darling as well and it’s success has inevitably led to “V/H/S/2″ which doesn’t even think to try and mess with the original’s formula and gives … Continue reading

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Film Review: Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: The haunted Lambert family seeks to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world.

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Film Review: Bloody Homecoming (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Three years after a tragic accident leaves a student dead at the annual Homecoming dance, a group of senior friends anxious about the return of Homecoming Night to their sleepy Southern town find themselves being murdered, one by one, by someone from their past in the dark and desolate halls of their very own high school. REVIEW: Whatever happened to the good old days when nearly every horror film I watched featured a bunch … Continue reading

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Film Review: Scavengers (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: A team of space scavengers discovers superior alien technology that threatens the balance of the known universe. Hotly pursued by a rival crew of intergalactic mercenaries, the Revelator crew must fight through the deepest reaches of space to locate and protect the life-altering device. REVIEW:

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Film Review: Bounty Killer (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: It’s been 20 years since the corporations took over the world’s governments. Their thirst for power and profits led to the corporate wars, a fierce global battle that laid waste to society as we know it. Born from the ash, the Council of Nine rose as a new law and order for this dark age. To avenge the corporations’ reckless destruction, the Council issues death warrants for all white collar criminals. Their hunter’s – … Continue reading

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TV Review: The Twilight Zone: The Complete Fifth Season (1960-1964)

SYNOPSIS: Rod Serling’s seminal anthology series focused on ordinary folks who suddenly found themselves in extraordinary, usually supernatural, situations. The stories would typically end with an ironic twist that would see the guilty punished. REVIEW:

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Film Review: The Seasoning House (2012) Review 2

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SYNOPSIS: An orphaned deaf mute is enslaved to care for young girls who are prostituted to the military. She moves between the walls and crawlspaces, showing the captives little kindnesses when she can. When fate brings the men that murdered her family and exiled her to the whore house, a chain of grisly events begin that will end her captivity, free the girls still alive in the house and grant her revenge on the soldiers … Continue reading

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Film Review: Butcher Boys (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: A birthday celebration at an upscale restaurant sets in motion events that bring Sissy, her brother, Mikey, and friends, Kenny and Barbie, face to face with the macabre world of the Butcher Boys. Inspired by Jonathan Swift’s cannibalistic tale A Modest Proposal, the Butcher Boys are international predators who deal in human flesh – dead or alive. Their hunting grounds are the cities of the world.

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Film Review: The Lords of Salem (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Heidi, a radio DJ, is sent a box containing a record — a “Gift from the Lords.” The sounds within the grooves trigger flashbacks of her town’s violent past. Is Heidi going mad, or are the Lords back to take revenge on Salem, Massachusetts? REVIEW: Rob Zombie’s filmography is still on the short side as he’s only directed five movies (Including this one) up till now yet his films have always attracted a rather … 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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