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Film Review: Phantom of Paradise (1974)

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SYNOPSIS: Composer Winslow Leach (William Finley) is determined to seek revenge on Swan (Williams), an evil record tycoon who steals his pop cantana of the Faust legend to launch his enemy’s palace as the mysterious Phantom of the Paradise and continues to plan his gruesome retaliation. REVIEW: With this review I think I will be straying a bit from my usual format since the film I will be reviewing is one of my all time … Continue reading

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Film Review: Feeding Grounds (2006)

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SYNOPSIS: A young group of friends head out to a cabin in the desert. Something has landed in the desert and it needs to eat…  REVIEW: “Feeding Grounds” is one of those films that really leaves me on the fence. On one hand, the film really has a lot going for it and on the other hand it becomes so frustrating that you can’t decide whether or not to like the film or hate it. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Caleb’s Door (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: Plagued by nightmares of a cloaked figure who wants to do him harm, ex-Marine Caleb returns to his hometown in hopes of figuring out the source of his mental unrest. But instead of finding answers, he’s left with a new set of disturbing questions. Why is the parish priest Caleb’s always looked to for guidance now struggling with his own faith? Why are his dreams getting increasingly worse and coming true? Arthur Vincie directs … Continue reading

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Film Review: Last of the Living (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: A highly contagious virus is spreading throughout the land. With one bite, it’s only hours before victims will turn into zombies and hunt for human flesh. Morgan, Ash, and Johnny might just be the only humans left, but they don’t seem to mind and find enjoyment lounging around in their underwear living in vacan’t homes. When they stumble upon a hot girl who just may have a cure, the three decide it’s finally time … Continue reading

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Film Review: Time to Kill (2014)

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SYNOPSIS:   For Sara there’s no time to waste, no time to lose, there’s only….Time to Kill… REVIEW: I’m sure neither of them will remember this but the first time I became aware of indie director Brian Williams and scream queen on the rise Ellie Church was at a horror convention in Cincinnati two or three years ago. I was wearing a Troma shirt and they both stopped me to admire it. On the back … Continue reading

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Film Review: Night Wolf (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: Sarah Tyler returns to her troubled family home in the isolated countryside, for a much put-off visit. As a storm rages outside, Sarah, her family and friends shore up for the night, cut off from the outside world. But something comes out of the driving rain and darkness. Something that holds a dark secret so devastating that, in one night, it could wipe out the entire family. REVIEW: Why is it so difficult to … Continue reading

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Film Review: George: A Zombie Intervention (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: George’s friends have all gathered for an intervention… George’s intervention. You see, George is a zombie and George’s friends are attempting to convince George to stop eating people and to enter ‘zombie rehab’. But the intervention doesn’t go quite as planned REVIEW: Can anyone even count the amount of zombie films that have been released over the past several years? I can’t and I still try to watch as many as I can, even … Continue reading

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Interview: Author david j. moore

Interview: Author david j. moore (World Gone Wild: A Survivor’s Guide to Post-Apocalyptic Movies The apocalypse is something all of us think about or fear in the back of our minds. A tough, desolate world where humanity is forced to survive when everything they’ve ever known is lost. Hundreds of films have explored what could possibly happen if the world were to essentially end and there’s one author brave enough to delve into all of … Continue reading

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Film Review: Demons Never Die (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: When a young girl takes her own life, Archie and the other Suicide Kids decide to follow her lead and form a pact. But as the group begin to die one by one, Archie realizes that they have all become the target of a masked killer and that his commitment to death has become a terrifying fight for survival and a battle to protect the girl he loves. But who’s the killer? REVIEW: While … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hydra (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: Several wealthy men travel to an isolated island to partake in a most dangerous game: hunting down four former convicts simply for the thrill of the chase. But little do they know that the predators will soon become the prey. When the mythical many-headed Hydra emerges, both the hunters and the hunted find themselves imperiled by the horrific beast. George Stults and Michael Shamus Wiles star in this Sci-Fi Channel chiller. REVIEW: “It lost … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Lost (2006)

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SYNOPSIS: A charismatic psycho suspected of killing two innocent campers in a cold-blooded double homicide grows increasingly unstable as his suburban empire starts to crack at the foundations. REVIEW: It took a while for his work to make its way to the screen but Jack Ketchum is a force to be reckoned with. The one man responsible for spearheading this movement is modern master Lucky McGee. One of the first books he optioned was Ketchum’s … Continue reading

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Film Review: Lizzie Borden Took an Axe (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: The true story of Lizzie Borden, a young woman tried and acquitted in the 1892 murders of her father and stepmother. REVIEW: For as long as I have been writing for the site, I have ridiculed films for feeling as if they were made for broadcast on the Lifetime Network. Well, here I am writing a review for a film made for that same network and I even enjoyed it. It doesn’t get much … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Horror at 37,000 Feet (1973)

SYNOPSIS: On a flight from London to Los Angeles, a wealthy architect and his wife have rented out a jumbo jet’s entire cargo hold to transport a precious artifact — an altar from an ancient abbey. But they’re unaware of its deadly secret. Not long after departure, crew and passengers alike face airborne jeopardy and supernatural horror as a demonic entity escapes from the altar, seeking to possess a hapless victim as well as seek … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dark House (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: When Nick Di Santo learns that his father is not only alive but can possibly reveal the origin of his son’s dark gift, he sets out on a trip that takes him to an abandoned mansion he thought only existed in his childhood imagination. REVIEW: I’ve never been much of a Victor Salva fan. I enjoyed the first JEEPERS CREEPERS but couldn’t make my way through the sequel. His film ROSEWOOD LANE was horrible … Continue reading

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Film Review: HazMat (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: The television crew of a hidden camera show named “Scary Antics” sets up a disturbed young man for a practical joke, but the joke is on them when heads roll. REVIEW: If you’ve ever seen the SyFy series Scare Tactics, you have to wonder to yourself, “What if they pranked the wrong person?” Pranks can and do go too far, sometimes you can never know how a person would react. What if you already … Continue reading

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About Corey Danna


Corey has been with HorrorNews since 2009. He's a self-proclaimed geek with an appetite for the bizarre! He's also contributing to the upcoming book, "The Good, The Tough, and The Deadly: Action Stars and Their Movies" to be released by Schiffer Publishing in the fall of 2015. Connect with me on Facebook or Twitter.