Author Archives: Todd Martin

Film Review: Organ (1996) – CAT III

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SYNOPSIS: Two undercover detectives investigating a black market organ harvesting scheme find themselves in trouble when the black market criminals find out who they really are. One detective is able to escape but the other is left behind and subjected to a variety of horrible things. The detective that was able to flee vows to find his missing partner and exact his revenge on his abductors. Will our hero be able to save his friend … Continue reading

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Book Review: When Werewolves Attack – Author Del Howison

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When Werewolves Attack: A Field Guide to Dispatching Ravenous Flesh-Ripping Beasts Are werewolves a problem in your neighborhood? Ever wonder what to do if you are attacked by a lycanthrope? Interested in a career in hunting werewolves? Maybe you are just curious about the history of werewolves and want to know more about them, or maybe you just wanted to read about werewolf attacks on humans. If you are into werewolves at all (and I … Continue reading

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Film Review: Entrails of a Virgin (1986) – CAT III

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   SYNOPSIS: A pair of sleazy soft-core p*rn creators take their models out in the middle of nowhere for a photo shoot. On the way back they get lost and end up having to stay all night at a house they had come across. What they don’t know is that there is a demon stalking the area who calls this place home, and he enjoys killing anyone he comes in contact with. It becomes a … Continue reading

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Film Review: Chain Reaction (aka House of Blood) (2006)

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SYNOPSIS: After a prison bus is involved in an accident on a country road several dangerous inmates escape. Dr. Madsen, who was in the other vehicle that was in the crash, is taken hostage by the prisoners. As the group makes its way deep into the woods to avoid the police they stumble upon an old house in the middle of nowhere. They break in and find out that the house is occupied by a … Continue reading

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Film Review: Maskhead (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: Syl and Maddie are a lesbian couple who enjoy shooting fetish films in their spare time. Luckily for them there are a lot of people who want to star in their movies so they never have to worry about a lack of potential actors. Unfortunately for the people in the films Syl and Maddie always use a certain person in each of their movies, a huge hulking deformed man known only as Maskhead. Maskhead … Continue reading

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Film Review: Growth (2009)

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  SYNOPSIS: Jamie has just discovered that she has inherited some land from her late uncle. Unfortunately the guy wasn’t the most stable person in the world and twenty years ago he had conducted a bizarre experiment ago involving parasitic creatures in order to better humankind. The experiment goes horribly wrong (of course) and many people are killed as a result. Jamie and some friends go to check out the island she inherited unaware of the … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Runaways (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: Based on the novel Neon Angel: The Cherie Currie Story, “The Runaways” tells the true story of how five girls who dreamed of being rock stars were put together by a record producer to form what he believed would be a band as big as The Beatles. Unfortunately substance abuse, in fighting, jealousy, and personal problems get in the way and eventually lead to the band’s downfall. REVIEW:  I really enjoyed “The Runaways.” It … Continue reading

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Film Review: Golden Earrings (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: Ronnie and Sara are roommates as well as best friends (though it seems that Ronnie wants to take their relationship to the next level). Sara leaves one night to go see her mother (and sort of boyfriend) for the weekend, leaving Ronnie lonely and depressed. She gets even more depressed after getting a cryptic message from the Ouija board and then when Sara seems to just disappear off the face of the earth. As … Continue reading

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Film Review: Zombie Women of Satan (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: A group of traveling freak show performers and a rock star go to a secluded area to be interviewed for an Internet show. What they don’t know is that the interviewer’s father has been conducting bizarre experiments on a group of women. The women are soon turned into flesh eating zombies who then go about eating anyone they come across (and even each other). Will our “heroes” be able to survive the horror or … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Warlords (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: After the entire army under his command is slaughtered, General Pang Qingyun (Jet Li) finds himself to be the only remaining survivor (thanks to the fact that he played dead). He wanders about until he is taken in by a woman who feeds him and nurses him back to health. He soon meets up with two other men and they form a strong bond, making a blood oath to always be loyal to one … Continue reading

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Film Review: Brainjacked (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: Tristan (Chris Jackson) is a runaway who suffers from terrible migraines. After being mugged he is hanging out on a park bench when he meets Laney, a nice, sweet (and kind of brainwashed) girl who tells him that she knows a place where he can stay. She also tells him that there is a doctor at this place who can help him with his headaches. Once this doctor performs surgery on Tristan (with a … Continue reading

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Film Review: Psychosis (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: Susan is a successful crime fiction writer who moves to England with her less than faithful husband (why would anyone cheat on someone that looked like Charisma Carpenter? I have no idea). Once there she starts seeing people who aren’t there and strange things that no one else can see. Is it all in her mind (she is recovering from a nervous breakdown), is someone trying to driver her insane, or is there something … Continue reading

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Film Review: Eyes Beyond

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SYNOPSIS: The Morales brothers are new to town so their next door neighbors the Rogers pay them a visit to welcome them to the community (and give them a set of steak knives, which is an odd housewarming gift if you ask me). The Rogers decide to stay for dinner but soon regret their decision as they soon end up experiencing a night of sheer terror at the hands of their hosts. Sometimes people (and … Continue reading

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Film Review: Berdella (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: Bob Berdella seems like a nice enough guy even if there is something just a little odd about him. What people don’t know is that he is actually a vicious serial killer who pretty much just targets males. By day he works at a crappy little thrift store that he owns and by night he goes out and convinces unsuspecting victims to come back to his place so they can get drunk and do … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Dead That Walk – Author Stephen Jones

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Zombies are everywhere today (not literally, thankfully). Everywhere you turn you’ll find a new movie, video game, book, TV show, or comic book that features the undead flesh eaters. They have been a staple in the horror genre for decades and are as popular today as they were when a filmmaker named George A. Romero did a little movie about them in the 60’s. The Dead that Walk is a collection of zombie stories written … Continue reading

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Film Review: Bloodlock (2008)

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  SYNOPSIS: After suffering a nervous breakdown as a result of the death of her mother, Christine and her unfaithful husband Barry (as well as her slutty sister Lisa) move into a new house. They soon discover a huge metal door with a strange lock on it in the basement. After several unsuccessful attempts to open it Christine becomes obsessed with what could possibly be locked up behind the door and seeks help from a … Continue reading

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Film Review: P*rno (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: P*rno” is three short films that don’t really have anything to do with each other other than the fact that sex is involved (then again, what did you expect from a film called “P*rno?”). The first one is about two horny high school girls, the second revolves around a one night stand and a man’s odd fetish, and the third and final one is about a blind woman and the man that she basically … Continue reading

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Film Review: Inbred Redneck Vampires (2004)

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  SYNOPSIS: A vampire chick and her incompetent lackey end up in a small town full of an assortment of rednecks, white trash, and just back woods idiots in general. It isn’t long before the town’s residents are being turned into bloodsucking vampires and all sorts of goofiness ensue. REVIEW: In my opinion it is extremely rare to find a good horror/comedy film. I think that the biggest majority of them are pretty lousy (such … Continue reading

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About Todd Martin

Todd Martin grew up in Irvington, a small town in Kentucky. Thanks to his mother, father, and favorite uncle he started watching horror films at a very young age and has been a horror geek ever since. He is basically a walking encyclopedia of horror flicks (especially the 80’s slashers), comic books, and pro wrestling, and has been writing for the biggest majority of his life.

His first book, Nightmare Tales was published in 2006 and he has had several short stories published in several collections. He and his wife Trish published their book “The Gardener,” a horror novel that is a throwback to the slasher films of the 80’s in 2011 and he is working on a collection of short horror stories When he isn’t reviewing movies and books or doing interviews for Horrornews.net he has been known to act from time to time as he has appeared in a handful of low budget horror films. He also enjoys writing screenplays and enjoys making movies as well. He wrote the segment “Angel” which appeared in the 2004 film “Tales from the Grave 2: Happy Holidays!” which was produced and directed by Stephanie Beaton, and recently appeared in Tim Ritter’s film “Deadly Dares: Truth or Dare 4.”. He resides in Kentucky with his wife Trish, their cat Buffy, and their wiener dog, Cujo

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