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Film Review: Scar (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: Joan Burrows (Bettis) returns to her hometown for her niece’s graduation, only to be confronted by the serial killer she thought she offed years ago — after he kidnapped and tormented her and her best friend. REVIEW: Directed by Jed Weintrob Written by Zack Ford Starring Angela Bettis, Brittney Wilson, Ben Cotton. Another in the long line of Saw …

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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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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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Film Review: Kill Theory (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: A group of college students visit a secluded vacation home to celebrate their upcoming graduation. The fun doesn’t last long when a sadistic psychopath forces them to participate in his deadly contest. The rules are simple — in order to survive they must kill each other. As tension builds, and relationships begin to crumble, they realize that only one …

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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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Film Review: Feed (2005)

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SYNOPSIS: A lawman (Patrick Thompson) investigates a mysterious Web site that caters to men who like obese women. REVIEW: “Feed me” ~Deidre In Sidney, the cybercrime investigator Phillip Jackson (Patrick Thompson) finds an Internet site where a man is feeding obese women. Phillip is concerned that the site may have to do with murder, as many of the women 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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Film Review: BloodWine (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: Andrea is just an ordinary Goth college girl trying to deal with the tragedies life has thrown at her. When her best friend, Brandy, comes back into her life, Andrea thinks things might finally be taking a turn for the better. But when the machinations of a mysterious woman, Carmilla, cause a birthday gift to go horribly awry, Andrea …

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Book Review: Spirits and Death in Niagara – Author Marcy Italiano

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Spirits and Death in Niagara By Marcy Italiano Published by Schiffer Publishing Ltd. Niagara Falls and its surrounding area are full of history, dead and tales of ghostly encounters. Knowing the area well before reading “Spirits” I have been well aware of the history but am always interested in what new gems come up or how old stories are remembered. …

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