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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.

Film Review: Night Train (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: A med student (Leelee Sobieski), a salesman (Steve Zahn) and a train conductor (Danny Glover) become unlikely allies when a passenger dies on their night train, leaving behind a fortune in diamonds. Deciding to dump the body and split the loot, the trio embarks on a gruesome mission. Disposing of the corpse, however, proves to be tricky, and the …

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Film Review: Christian Blake (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: A young journalist’s trip to an asylum for the mentally insane yields strange fruit when she speaks with Christian (writer-director Eoin Macken), a darkly disturbed patient who reveals his mysterious past in a shockingly candid interview. Through flashbacks, a twisted story begins to take shape, involving friendship, jealousy and betrayal of the cruelest kind. And the ending? It’s anything …

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Film Review: Orcs! (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Faced with extinction, two park rangers are forced to defend the national park against hordes of rampaging orcs. Ancient and long forgotten, these orcs are unleashed from the depths of the mountains, and they won’t stop until we’re all dead. REVIEW: It really isn’t uncommon for a film to name drop when releasing promotional materials or on the box …

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Film Review: Cyrus, Mind of a Serial Killer (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: A small independent news crew investigates a series of unexplained disappearances in a small Midwestern county. They find themselves interviewing a man who possesses an all too intimate knowledge of the details of “The County Line Cannibal” – Cyrus. Based on a true story REVIEW:“Cyrus: Mind of a Serial Killer” is a movie I stumbled upon by accident. It …

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Film Review: Red Hook (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: Despite her better judgment, college freshman Jenny (Christina Brucato) reluctantly agrees to join her new friends in a New York City scavenger hunt. As the group receives mysterious text message clues, they’re sent to dark, dangerous corners of the city. Soon, they realize that this is no innocent game, and winning could mean the difference between life and death. …

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Film Review: Freaky Farley (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: When Farley Wilder (a weirdo peeping Tom in a small New England town) meets a daring young woman, he gains the confidence to both stand up to his domineering father and also save the town from the hushed-up secret that’s been killing people for decades! REVIEW: “Freaky Farley” isn’t freaky but it’s definitely a really bizarre little film. Half …

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Film Review: Siren (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: A group of friends escaping the city for a weekend away have a simple plan, to tour the coast for a relaxing weekend. Things hit a snag when one of the friends spots a seductive, sultry young woman waving for help off the shore of one of many secluded islands along the coast. Reaching out to rescue her turns …

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Film Review: For Sale by Owner (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: Will Custis (Scott Cooper) makes his living as an architect, preserving and restoring America’s historic buildings, but his latest project threatens to become an obsession, even as it offers answers to one of this nation’s oldest, eeriest mysteries. When his work takes him to Chesapeake Bay, Will becomes intrigued by the legend of Roanoke, the lost American colony, and …

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Film Review: Mutants (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: When a ruthless corporate-sponsored scientist develops an additive designed to make ordinary sugar wildly addictive, the chemical mutates his imprisoned test subjects into savage, bloodthirsty zombies. Now, the corporation’s crack security team must contain the threat before the mutants escape and the poisoned sugar gets into the mainstream food supply. Michael Ironside and Steven Bauer star in this horror …

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Film Review: Savage Harvest (1994)

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SYNOPSIS: What was thought to be Indian folklore instead becomes all-too real as ancient demonic spirits turn six teens’ lakeside weekend into a blood-soaked battle for survival. It seems the land sits on a Cherokee burial ground, and the blood of one unwitting youngster rouses the evil demons — who begin to possess their human visitors. Ramona Midgett, Lisa Morrison …

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Film Review: Gamer (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: It’s 2034, and humans can control and kill each other in a large-scale online gaming world. But Kable (Gerard Butler), a wrongfully convicted soldier forced to join the violent competition, tries to free himself by taking out its evil architect, Ken (Michael C. Hall). While being controlled by a rich kid (Logan Lerman), Kable must also save his wife, …

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Film Review: Freezer Burn (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: When cryogenics researcher Virgil Stamp (Robert Harriell) falls for Emma (Ella Rae Peck), a juvenile schoolgirl half his age, he schemes to use his cutting-edge technology to freeze himself and then thaw himself out 15 years later, when he and the girl will be the same age. But Virgil emerges from suspended animation early — and faces some seriously …

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Film Review: Husk (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: A group of friends stranded near a desolate cornfield find shelter in an old farmhouse, though they soon discover the dwelling is the center of a supernatural ritual. REVIEW: When I first heard the title of the film “Husk” that I would be reviewing, my first thought was that it was about a killer elephant that used its husks …

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