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Film Review: Asylum (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: A veteran hostage negotiator’s next call leads him to an overrun insane asylum. He soon finds that dark forces are pushing the patients to commit atrocities, and he may be the only one that can stop them. REVIEW: It always sucks when things don’t turn out the way you hope or envision them. It’s never more true when pertaining to the medium of film. On paper (or in script) the idea sounds brilliant but … Continue reading

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Film Review: Feed the Gods (2014)

SYNOPSIS: When slacker/aspiring filmmaker Will finds the parents of his adopted brother Kris, he sees the opportunity to get some closure for his brother, as well as maybe capture a heartwarming reunion on camera. With Kris’ fiancĂ© Brit in tow, the three of them head out to discover this long-lost family. What they are unprepared for though, is what exactly the cryptic small town has in store for them. Weird locals abound and rumors of … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Navigator (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: A family heading toward their holiday destination are encouraged to take a shorter route by their GPS navigational system. During their journey they suddenly find themselves stranded. They are lost in the woods, away from any civilization with no fuel and no way of contacting the outside world. Will they reach their destination? REVIEW: Sometimes it’s incredibly difficult to suspend disbelief. Normally it’s not an issue for me but for some reason I just … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Landlord (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: The Landlord is the story of Tyler, the unfortunate young owner of a demon-haunted apartment building. While finding tenants has never been a problem for Tyler, keeping them alive long enough to pay rent is. No matter how nicely Tyler asks, he cannot keep the demons from eating the renters (nor even persuade them to wait a month or two). The demons never listen. And why should they? They have an all-you-can-eat buffet of … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Damned (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: A family are involved in an accident and take refuge in a secluded inn, where they free a girl locked in a basement without knowing she’s an ancient evil. REVIEW: To say his past films aren’t exactly classics would be an understatement when referring to the works of Victor Garcia. The man has delivered RETURN TO HOUSE ON HAUNTED HILL, MIRRORS 2, and the abysmal HELLRAISER: REVELATIONS. I wasn’t in a hurry or particularly … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Midnight Game (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: After playing a pagan ritual on a dare, a group of high school students find themselves trapped in an endless cycle of their worst fears. REVIEW: Over the past couple of years, Raven Banner Entertainment has been delivering the sort of films genre fans have been clamoring for. Their slate seems to be full with even more great titles but the recently released THE MIDNIGHT GAME is just enough fun to warrant your time. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Crawl or Die (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: An elite security team assigned the task of protecting the last known woman who can become pregnant, find themselves caught in an endless claustrophobic underground tunnel system. The team soon learns – the real horror is not the unstoppable force chasing them, but the ever growing smaller tunnel itself. REVIEW: Who wants to watch a movie where a scantily clad woman crawls around in a tunnel for the entire length of the film? I … Continue reading

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Film Review: House of Fears (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: The night before a local haunted house opens for Halloween, six friends sneak in for a few hours of fun. Soon after entering, they find themselves trapped inside with no way out. Their evening of fun rapidly turns into their worst nightmare as they begin to die and disappear in the most freakish of manners. With every effort to escape blocked, the survivors find themselves being driven deeper into the carnivalesque world of terror. … Continue reading

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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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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.