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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: Solo (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: A teenage girl is terrorized when she spends two nights alone on a remote island as part of her camp counselor initiation. REVIEW: The quickest way to see an indie film from the start to completion is to scale it all back. By keeping things small, a filmmaker (though it’s still a challenge) is able to keep things tight, ...

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Film Review: Dead in Tombstone (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: A gang overruns a small mining town murdering their own leader Guerrero (Trejo) in a cold-blooded power grab. Sentenced to eternity in hell he finds himself confronted by Satan himself (Rourke), offering a daring proposition: deliver the six souls of his former gang and he will escape damnation. With time running out, he sets out on a brutal rampage ...

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Film Review: Mischief Night (2013)

SYNOPSIS: Young Emily Walton, who has suffered from psychosomatic blindness ever since the car accident that took her mother’s life, must summon every instinct at her disposal to protect herself and her loved ones from a mysterious intruder. REVIEW: Why does the killer always have to torment the pretty, young, and innocent girl? Maybe they should spend more time going ...

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Interview: Deron Miller (Caesar & Otto’s Deadly Xmas, CKY, and World Under Blood)

He may be new to the acting scene, but Deron Miller has been a heavy hitter in the rock and metal scene for close to 20 years now. He may be best known as frontman and head songwriter for CKY. After leaving the band in 2010, Deron made the jump to film. He’s a self-proclaimed horror junkie (you can read ...

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Interview: Dave Campfield and Paul Chomicki (Caesar & Otto’s Deadly Xmas)

With the release of Caesar & Otto’s Deadly Xmas just a few weeks away, I felt it was time to talk to Caesar and Otto themselves, Dave Campfield and Paul Chomicki. Last year I talked to Dave pretty extensively about his film and career (you can read that interview here) so much of this interview will focus on Paul but ...

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Interview: Summer Ferguson and Ken MacFarlane (Caesar and Otto’s Deadly Xmas)

The road an independent film must travel is a long and hard one. It could take years for it to find a distributor and once it does, it still must find an audience. It’s been almost a year and a half since I first saw Caesar and Otto’s Deadly Xmas and it finally finds its way to home video on ...

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Film Review: +1 (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: Three college friends hit the biggest party of the year, where a mysterious phenomenon disrupts the night, quickly descending into a chaos that challenges their friendships — and whether they can stay alive. REVIEW: Don’t you hate watching a film, investing your time in it, loving it, and when it’s over, the feeling of satisfaction escapes you. For one ...

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Film Review: Return of the Killer Shrews (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: The ’59 film, The Killer Shrews, found a group of folks on an island with the ravenous beasts. This time James Best’s ship captain is hired by a reality crew to return to the island and…you guessed it, the shrews attack again. REVIEW: It’s almost unheard of to see a sequel produced for a fifty four year old film ...

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Film Review: Alpha Girls (2013)

SYNOPSIS: Alpha Girls is about a Sorority House terrorized by an unholy curse of their own creation. REVIEW: It doesn’t matter if a film was good or bad but if you had fun while watching it. Alpha Girls isn’t a bad film at all (in fact, it’s quite good), it just really knows how to push buttons and have a ...

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Film Review: The Colony (2013)

SYNOPSIS: Forced underground by the next ice age, a struggling outpost of survivors must fight to preserve humanity against a threat even more savage than nature. REVIEW: I’m starting to notice that my attention span is growing shorter and shorter. I’ve watched several good films recently where I almost lost patience and shut it down. It turns out, if you ...

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Film Review: Ritual (2012)

SYNOPSIS: A man must save his two children when they disappear during a holiday in the woods. REVIEW: Ritual is a film that sort of left me stumped. I’ve watched films where I would know exactly where it was going and I had those same thoughts watching this. The thing was, nothing happened like I thought it would. I was ...

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Film Review: Zombie Massacre (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: A bacteriological weapon developed by the US Government to create a super soldier – spreads an epidemic in a quiet little town in the middle of Eastern Europe. All citizens have been turned into infected zombies. The plan is to bring an atomic bomb into the city’s nuclear plant to pretend a terrible accident occurred. No one has to ...

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Film Review: Theater of the Deranged II (2013)

SYNOPSIS: Five short stories are presented by psychic ghost hunter Damien Shadows. REVIEW: It’s great that we have horror anthologies to satisfy a craving we have for our short attention spans. Some of them are great while others just end up being a waste of time. With anthologies, there’s also the chance to end up with something that’s a complete ...

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Film Review: Tunnel Vision (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: When a jury fails to convict the serial killer who savagely murdered his family, one man must rise above his desire for revenge and descend into the deranged world of a sadistic predator to uncover the truth and finally get justice. What begins as a classic revenge tale takes a dramatic turn into a haunting land of horror and ...

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Film Review: Absence (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: Doctors are baffled when an expectant mother wakes to find her nearly-to-term pregnancy apparently disappear overnight. Police investigate the situation as a missing child, and only her husband and brother trust her version of events. REVIEW: Absence is just another found footage horror film that has a few really solid moments but ends up being mostly a waste of ...

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Film Review: Portrait of a Zombie (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: When son, Billy, becomes a zombie the family chooses to take care of him in the home much to the chagrin of the neighbors and the local crime boss. REVIEW: There are currently two subgenres that’s have been done to death the last few years, the zombie film and the mock documentary. The two have been combined before with ...

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Film Review: Europa Report (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: An international crew of astronauts undertakes a privately funded mission to search for life on Jupiter’s fourth largest moon. REVIEW: At a time when the found footage films have been done to death, one comes along that does away with any preconceptions I may have had of the gimmick and hits the audience with a healthy dose of mystery, ...

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Film Review: Mimesis (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: A group of horror fans find themselves unwilling participants in a nightmarish role playing game that pays homage to a classic horror film. REVIEW: The idea of a red carpet premiere in the small town of Port Huron, Michigan is absolutely ridiculous to me. I grew up here and still reside here. Nothing of the sort has ever happened ...

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Film Review: Virus X (aka H1N1: Virus X) (2010)

SYNOPSIS:A group of medical scientists are quarantined inside their lab after being infected with a deadly hyper-mutant form of the H1N1 virus. With only 3 days left to live they have no way to escape and no way out. While the deceitful head doctor monitors them from a hidden surveillance room the scientists must uncover the harrowing truth behind their ...

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Film Review: Dead Season (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: When a worldwide viral outbreak leads to a plague of zombies scouring the earth for the living, two survivors flee the chaos of America to a remote island, hoping for a chance to start a new life. What they find is unrelenting horror. Beyond the hordes of the flesh-hungry undead, the other people already on the island force the ...

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Film Review: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Journalist Mikael Blomkvist is aided in his search for a woman who has been missing for forty years by Lisbeth Salander, a young computer hacker. REVIEW: What the hell is “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”? I have been asking myself that question for the last few years. I knew it was a trilogy of books turned into three ...

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