Author Archives: Vicky Renee Johnson

Film Review: Meeting Evil (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: John is taken on a murder-fueled ride by a mysterious stranger that transforms the weak-willed, disillusioned husband and father into a desperate hero willing to go to any length to protect his family. REVIEW: Meeting Evil a thrilling adventure by Chris Fisher whose script (based on Thomas Berger’s novel) has a wonderfully twisted Twilight Zone feel to it. John (Luke Wilson, famous for Scream 2 and Charlie’s Angels) returns home after a really bad … Continue reading

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Film Review: Stormhouse (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: The military have captured and imprisoned a supernatural entity. And now it wants to play REVIEW: Ding, Dang, Dong…Stormhouse is the brainchild of British director Dan Turner and writer Jason Arnopp. A Scanner-Rhodes production. Produced by Dean Fisher. A top secret underground military base called “Stormhouse” is a secrete military post and the home of a ghoulish entity that the American and British government are trying very hard to figure out and control. Their … Continue reading

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Film Review: Enter Nowhere (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Three strangers arrive one by one at a mysterious cabin in the middle of nowhere only to learn they’ve been brought together for a reason. REVIEW: Enter Nowhere, written by Elizabeth Obermeier and directed by Jack Heller. This is a riveting tale with an interesting twist. A sharp car, a pretty girl, some tacky boots and a gun…Enter Nowhere. The pretty young girl and her deranged boyfriend rob a gas station attendant (Jesse Perez). … Continue reading

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Film Review: Christopher Roth (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: A horror novelist begins to fear his stories may have a life of their own. REVIEW: Christopher Roth, a suspenseful and thrilling movie written and directed by Maxime Alexandre, is a riveting tale of a successful but burned out horror writer played by (Joaquim de Almeida) who uses the pen name ‘Christopher Roth’. He decides to write about something besides the dark and evil tales he is famed for which distresses his agent, Paul … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Legend of Harrow Woods (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Horror movie, following the adventures of a group of students who enter the haunted forest Harrow Woods. With the aim of investigating the disappearance of horror novelist George Carney, a group of students, encouraged by Gary, enter the forest where he was last seen two years ago. Uncovering more than they had bargained for – not least that the infamous 17th century witch Lenore Selwyn was burnt at the stake in Harrow Woods and … Continue reading

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Film Review: Ju-on: The Grudge (2002)

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SYNOPSIS: A mysterious and vengeful spirit marks and pursues anybody who dares enter the house in which it resides. REVIEW: Ju-On the Grudge, directed by Takashi Shimizu, is a thrilling story of a haunted house and the people who have the misfortune of walking through its door. Rika (Megumi Okina) is a volunteer social worker charged with caring for Sachie (Chikako Isomura), an elderly woman who lives with her son and daughter-in-law. Rika arrives at … Continue reading

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Film Review: Ghost (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: The story follows Bhagat as a doctor and Ahuja as a detective who together investigate strange happenings inside a hospital.Ghost has been described as a par-Hollywood Horror film as it shows Exorcism, contains several references to The Bible, REVIEW: ‘Ghost’ a film by Puja Jatinder Bedi, A Mega Bollywood production is a story revolving around a City Hospital where someone or something is brutally killing people. ‘Ghost’ puts the fear back in being afraid … Continue reading

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Film Review: WhiteChapel – The Ripper Returns (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: A fast-tracked inspector, a hardened detective sergeant, and an expert in historical homicides investigate modern crimes with connections to the past in the Whitechapel district of London. REVIEW: “Whitechapel” the ITV drama that was filmed on location in an around the East End of London is a thrilling, suspenseful treat. The nightmare begins again. In the East End of London in 1888 Jack the Ripper AKA Whitechapel Murderer raised havoc, leaving his bloody mark … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Moth Diaries (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Rebecca is suspicious of Ernessa, the new arrival at her boarding school. But is Rebecca just jealous of Ernessa’s bond with Lucie, or does the new girl truly possess a dark secret? REVIEW: ‘The Moth Diaries’ is a refreshingly, tantalizing spin on the Vampire persona. This chillingly suspenseful Gothic horror story Directed by Mary Harron (American Psycho, The Notorious Bettie Page) was a film adaptation from Rachel Klein’s novel ‘The Moth Diaries’. Rachel Klein … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Hunters (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: A new police officer wants to meet up with somebody in an abandoned fort in the woods. What he doesn’t know is that the place also serves as a meeting point for a group of hunters – whose prey aren’t animals. REVIEW: Directed by Chris Briant, Written by Michael Lehman “The Hunters” is about a group of four guys, Ronny (Steven Waddington), his best friend Oliver (Tony Becker) and two younger men, (Jay Brown … Continue reading

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Film Review: Brake (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: A Secret Service Agent is held captive in the trunk of a car and endures high-speed mental and physical torture as terrorists attempt to extract needed information for their sinister plot. REVIEW: If you are Claustrophobic you will have a hard time watching this movie. Seriously! I had to pause and breath on several occasions. This is an action packed movie where all the action takes place in a small coffin style plastic box … Continue reading

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Film Review: Insight (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Kaitlyn, an ER nurse who is tending to a young stabbing victim, is accidentally electrocuted by the defibrillator that is used in an effort to save the woman’s life. Almost immediately Kaitlyn starts to experience the victim’s memories. She turns to family, friends, and the police, but no one takes her seriously. She decides that she must take it upon herself to try to solve the crime – or risk the terrifying visions ending … Continue reading

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Film Review: Kill (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Six strangers awake to find themselves the new tenants of a mysterious old house. Terrorized by insane Tiki-men in masks and taunted by their deranged captors,it soon becomes clear that only one singular action will save them: Kill. REVIEW: I first have to say, if I woke up alone and locked in a house with five other strangers, I would not be as calm as these people. Really, I would be one mad screaming … Continue reading

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Film Review: Sand Sharks (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: An underwater earthquake cracks open a crater deep beneath the ocean’s surface unleashing a prehistoric predator. On the sleepy island of White Sands, local teens drink and party beside a beach bonfire. One of them wanders off after a pretty girl and disappears, leaving only a severed hand behind. REVIEW: Ain’t no party like a Sand Shark party cause a Sand Shark party don’t stop! Sand Sharks, this fishy little tale, I can’t help … Continue reading

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Book Review: Decayed Etchings – Author Brandon Ford

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DECAYED ETCHINGS Author Brandon Ford If you love gore with a touch of irony you will love Decayed Etchings written by Brandon Ford and published by Black Bed Sheets Books in 2011. This book is a collection of eighteen short stories that will leave you horrified and aghast. Ford uses his grisly imagination to weave these delightfully gruesome, sinister, horror-struck, bloodthirsty tales. Ford goes beyond the normal boundary’s, producing a delicious page turner. I have … Continue reading

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Film Review: Keepsake (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: Beneath the world we know, a dangerous lesson is being learned-monsters aren’t born…they’re made. Janine is a young woman on her way to a new life. But when a freak accident strands her on a deserted highway, a call for help soon becomes a fight for survival. Stalked and tormented by a psychotic tow truck driver, Janine soon finds herself trapped in a world of torture and depravity. Imprisoned in a cellar and given … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Lost Boys (1987)

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SYNOPSIS: After moving to a new town, two brothers are convinced that the area is frequented by vampires. REVIEW: Up all night, Sleep all day, this 1980’s American teen classic directed by Joel Schumacher, spins a horror story depicting a pack of bike riding blood thirsty vampires led by David (Kiefer Sutherland). Everyone who knows me knows I am a Sucker, no pun intended, for a good Vampire movie. “Lost Boys” does not disappoint. This … Continue reading

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About Vicky Renee Johnson

Vicky Renee Johnson was born and raised in Amory, Mississippi. She is a southern gurl who loves to read and write. She is the author of three published books, "A Mississippi Moonlight" "Magic and Magnolias" "Mississippi Vampires" and "A Faerie Girl" . Her books can be found at Amazon.com and Barnes and noble.com .