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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: Chocolate, Strawberry, Vanilla (2013)

SYNOPSIS: A black comedy/drama about a lonely ice-cream van driver, Warren Thompson, and his unhealthy obsession with television soap starlet, Katey George. REVIEW: Australia and New Zealand seem to be the hot spots for genre fare these days. With films like THE BABADOOK, WOLF CREEK 2, and HOUSEBOUND, this particular geographic location appears to be overflowing with talented filmmakers who …

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Film Review: The Mildew from Planet Xonader (2015)

SYNOPSIS: The year is 1984. Researchers at the secretive Bentan Labs are celebrating the completion of their latest weapons project: a previously unknown type of mildew, capable of spreading and consuming any kind of vegetation… and ideal for attacking stockpiles of enemy food. When a sponsor is accidentally infected, the mildew’s spores are set loose across the facility. As aggressive …

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Film Review: Cabin Fever (2016)

SYNOPSIS: A group of five friends are terrorized at their getaway cabin. REVIEW: Why? That one single-word question pretty much sums up my reaction to hearing of a CABIN FEVER remake. The point of doing a remake usually involves updating or contemporizing the source material for a new audience. The original CABIN FEVER was released in 2002 so I’m not …

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Film Review: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes (2009)

SYNOPSIS: When a mob of massive monsters invades London, only master sleuth Sherlock Holmes (Ben Syder) and his associate Dr. Watson (Gareth David-Lloyd) can save the city. Watson begins to believe that the creatures exist, but Holmes thinks villain Spring-Heeled Jack (Dominic Keating) is behind the attacks. Now, they must track down the master criminal before his plan for world …

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Film Review: Luciferous (2015)

SYNOPSIS: A real family is targeted and manipulated by a malicious force determined to prove that every man, woman and child is at risk of malevolent possession. REVIEW: Hollywood horror films are essentially dead. We only get a few a year and they all follow formula which in turn makes them rather dull. Over the past few years, I’ve really …

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Film Review: Don’t Grow Up (2015)

SYNOPSIS: The story about a group of youths who can’t face the thought of growing up because anyone who does becomes a rampaging zombie. REVIEW: Not everyone will enjoy French director Thierry Poiraud’s English language debut DON’T GROW UP. It’s almost like an adolescent’s 28 DAYS LATER but not nearly as action-packed or suspenseful. It’s interesting in the sense we …

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Film Review: Dropping Evil (2012)

SYNOPSIS: After his friends slip him LSD on a camping trip, ultra-nerdy Nancy hallucinates that they are evil beings and begins to systematically hunt them down. Meanwhile, a mysterious corporation monitors the entire event for their own hidden purpose. REVIEW: Last night I had trouble sleeping. I woke around 3 or 4am. I tried going back to sleep but nothing …

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Film Review: May (2002)

SYNOPSIS: A lonely young woman traumatized by a difficult childhood and her increasingly desperate attempts to connect with the people around her is sent into a murderous tailspin. REVIEW: I can’t believe it’s been fourteen years since the release of Lucky McKee’s MAY. There have been many great horror films since then but nothing comes close to touching the sheer …

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Film Review: The Navigator (2014)

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 …

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Film Review: Tell-Tale (2008)

SYNOPSIS: In this thriller inspired by Edgar Allen Poe’s “The Tell-Tale Heart,” Josh Lucas stars as Terry, a single dad who’s kept alive by another man’s heart — a scenario that suits him fine until he discovers that the ticker’s original owner was murdered. Worried that he might come to a similar end, Terry embarks on a desperate search for …

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Film Review: Nina Forever (2015)

SYNOPSIS: After his girlfriend Nina dies in a car crash, Rob unsuccessfully attempts suicide. As he begins to overcome his grief, he falls in love with a coworker, Holly. Their relationship is complicated when Nina, unable to find rest in the afterlife, comes back to life to sarcastically torment them whenever they have sex. REVIEW: The subject of death is …

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