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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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Book Review: The Dark Knight Rises: The Official Novelization – Author Greg Cox

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SYNOPSIS: In addition to struggling with his own personal issues that are plaguing him (thanks primarily to the events that took place at the end of the last film) Batman must contend with the threat of the dangerous and deadly Bane as well as Catwoman. Will Batman be able to overcome his demons and save Gotham from total annihilation or ...

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Film Review: Prison (1988)

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SYNOPSIS: The evil spirit of an executed convict terrorizes (and kills) the prisoners and guards alike at the recently reopened prison where he was put to death years ago. Why is he killing everyone that he comes into contact with and how does the cruel (and mentally unstable) warden of the prison have ties to his past? Is he simply ...

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Film Review: S.N.U.B! (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: After a nuclear bomb is detonated in London a group of survivors head to an underground bunker (or an S.N.U.B.-hence the title) where they will be safe until the smoke clears. Unfortunately for them some of the violent inmates at a local prison have been mutated as a result of the blast and have escaped their cells, and they ...

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Film Review: Stalker (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: Paula is a troubled best-selling writer overcoming a mental breakdown and having trouble finishing her second novel. Taking her agent’s advice she head out to her family home in the middle of nowhere to get her thoughts together and focus on writing without being distracted. She takes an eager young personal assistant along with her unaware of the fact ...

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Film Review: Bloodwork (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Two college pals decide to make some easy money by volunteering for a scientific experiment that is supposedly being done to test out a recently developed allergy drug. As soon as they arrive at the facility they get the feeling that something is a little off about everything, and it doesn’t take long before some weird and disturbing things ...

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Film Review: 19 Doors (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: While working on a new horror script a screenwriter named Grace makes the stupid decision to stay at a supposedly haunted hotel while she is working on it for inspiration. The hotel was the site of several horrible murders several decades ago and soon Grace starts to see and hear some strange and unnerving things that suggest that the ...

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Film Review: Night School (1981)

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SYNOPSIS: Someone is killing off the female students who are taking night classes at a local college. Each victim is decapitated and has her head thrown into the nearest body of water for some unknown reason. The detectives working the case discover a connection between the victims and a certain professor at the college, which makes him their prime suspect ...

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Film Review: Axed (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: When an unlikable businessman loses his job he goes totally and completely batsh*t crazy. His solution is to take his family (who he treats like garbage) on a fun-filled trip to a secluded house in the middle of nowhere for a little rest and relaxation. Unfortunately the real reason he takes them on the trip is so he can ...

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Interview: Author Todd Crawford

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Most people today bitch and moan about the younger generation. They claim that they are lazy, selfish, and don’t have any respect for anything. Obviously these people have never met Todd Crawford. Todd is only eighteen but he has already published several novels and short stories, and is a walking encyclopedia of all things horror related. He is an intelligent, ...

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Film Review: Backwoods (1987)

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SYNOPSIS: A couple (who tell someone that they are brother and sister for some unknown reason that is never explained) riding bikes across the country end up camping out in the backwoods of Kentucky. They end up saving a little girl who happens to need medical attention outside their tent and her father takes them to his home where he ...

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