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Film Review: Slime City Massacre (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: In the wake of a “dirty bomb” attack, a New York City neighborhood known as “Slime City” has been evacuated, except for the homeless (“displaced refugees”). Four squatters searching for food in the ruins of the Zachary Devon Soup Kitchen discover a supply of mysterious wine. When they drink the wine, they are transformed into hideous slime creatures driven ...

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From the Nightshift: Interview Kris Hulbert (Director) ‘The Perfect House’

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Where did the idea of “The Perfect House” come from? The idea came from a short I wrote entitled “Dinner Guest that was very violent and packed a punch but just couldn’t be translated into a feature without watering it down. I held onto it for a while until I saw a craigslist posting for horror features and shorts. I ...

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Film Review: Undead (2003)

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SYNOPSIS: When an intense meteor shower covers the countryside, it spreads an incurable infection among the people of a peaceful fishing town, transforming them into flesh-eating zombies. Running for her life, a local girl named Rene finds refuge in an isolated farmhouse, where she meets four others who survived the disaster. Together, they fend off the walking dead and learn ...

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From the Nightshift: Horror primetime – that was then, this is now

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You would think that Television would be the best medium for bring scares into your living room. TV series become like people we know, the characters can be come part of our lives and everything seems intimidate. But Television hasn’t been known for its horror series or at least its successful series. We have been the red headed step child, even lower down ...

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From the Nightshift: Batman sex, Superheroes and comic books

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Without the support of the fans no television series would ever survive. The small group of hard-core fans has even gone to letter writing and other shows of support to keep their show on the air. Some people know everything about a show in details that would scare the actors and producers of the show. There are web sites celebrating series and stars ...

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From the Nighshift: Gagsters – The Movie

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From the Nightshift Gagsters:the Movie Aleksandar Ivicic Hot Iron Productions The Insomanic met up with actor/writer/director Aleksandar Ivicic the force behind the short comedy/horror film Gagsters: the Movie. The movie strongly enters the killer clown gene, which I think should have more entries as I am pretty scared of clowns. The storyline for the movie is about two brothers who ...

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From the Nightshift: Interview Adam Steigert (Bitez, Gore, The Final Night and Day)

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Adam Steigert is busy editing the final cut of a zombie movie called “The Final Night and Day”. He is racing against time so the DVDs will be ready for the first screening. Adam has been heavily involved in all his movies, having shot, co-written, co-directed and edited his first two features “Bitez”, and “Gore”. He has also made two ...

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Interview: Greg Lamberson (Slime City, Slime City Massacre)

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WHO: Greg Lamberson WHAT: Director “Slime City”, “Slime City Massacre” Greg Lamberson Interview – 05.18.09 The Insomniac was able to hunt down and tie down Greg Lamberson for a few minutes to have a little chat. Greg Lamberson is the director/writer of the cult horror movies “Slime City”, Undying Love (New York Vampire), Naked Fear and the writer of such ...

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Book Review: Lowlife Underdogs – Author Dustin LaValley

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Lowlife Underdogs Author Dustin LaValley Published by Raw Dog Screaming Press Cover design: Chris Williams Book design: Jennifer Barnes 146 Pages I grew up reading short stories as part of anthologies and reading them in magazines. I think I was used to seeing the classic formats for the way stories were developed. Fiction has changed over the last 30 years ...

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Book Review: Midnight Call and The Other stories – Author Jonathan Thomas

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Midnight Call and The Other stories Author Jonathan Thomas Published by Hippocampus Press Cover art by David C. Verba. Cover design by Barbara Briggs Silbert 258 Pages I feel that writing about writing often reveals more about the reviewer than the original authors work. Reviewers can’t help but put our noses and likes and dislikes into a review. When I was about 12-13 ...

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