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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: Underground (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: A group of friends fight for their lives against the lethal and ravenous creatures lurking beneath the Earth’s surface. The group finds themselves at the mercy of creatures genetically engineered by the military to be expendable in battle. Though they fought countless battles in Iraq, these friends never knew real fear until they went underground. REVIEW: Not many films …

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Film Review: Psycho Ward (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: While on a research outing, a group of urban explorers get more than they bargained for when the visit the site of an abandoned mental hospital and discover it’s hiding a terrifying secret. Trapped in this giant prison, they start to disappear one by one. Their only chance to escape… to put together seemingly random clues, avoid a killer, …

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Film Review: IP Man (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: A semi-biographical account of Yip Man, the first martial arts master to teach the Chinese martial art of Wing Chun REVIEW: When I was asked to review “Ip Man”, I didn’t hesitate to say yes. Having watched the film a couple of times over the past year, I still can’t contain how much I actually love this film. It …

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Film Review: Groupie (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: When a mysterious groupie joins legendary cursed band, “The Dark Knights”, a series of unexplained murders derails their comeback tour.   REVIEW: When I think of Mark L. Lester, I expect a film to revel in excess. Maybe excessive violence, excessive, nudity, or excessively bad dialogue and one-liners. I haven’t followed his career since 1991 when he directed the …

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Film Review: Apparition (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: Apparition is a supernatural thriller exploring the themes of love, death, and the fragility of the mind. When Doug’s fiancee, Lori, is killed in a car accident, he retreats to their isolated farmhouse to deal with his loss. Left to grieve amid years of memories, Doug realizes he has not returned alone. As he learns the tragic history of …

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Interview: Vernon Wells (Cowboys vs. Dinosaurs, The Road Warrior)

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Sometimes technical difficulties can delay a project, even writing. Thankfully the problem has been solved and I’m able to bring to you an interview with a man who needs no introduction. He’s a living legend for portraying icon characters in films like THE ROAD WARRIOR, COMMANDO, and WEIRD SCIENCE. He’s one of the hardest working actors in the biz and …

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Film Review: Angels of Darkness (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: Depicts the intense and fractured relationship between a lonely teenager and a beautiful stranger. REVIEW: Stephen Rea is such a brilliant actor. Sadly, over the last several years he has found himself taking part in films that aren’t exactly worthy of his talent (ASYLUM was complete garbage). Thankfully, ANGELS OF DARKNESS is far more deserving. It also happens to …

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Interview: Ari Novak (Director Cowboys VS Dinosaurs)

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Ari Novak knows the film business. He’s worked various jobs in the industry, including driving trucks, visual effects supervisor, and held numerous other titles until forming the Oracle Film Group in 2004. In his quest to tell exciting stories, Oracle has done feature films, designed traveling exhibits, and did visual effects for a Broadway musical. This mixed bag of credits …

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Film Review: Bloodlust Zombies (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: A military weapons manufacturer creates a chemical weapon that causes victims to become blood-lusting killers. A lab accident causes the building to go into lock-down and the employees are trapped inside with the crazed killers. REVIEW: There are so many zombie films these days that it is almost impossible to distinguish what is good and what is bad. Zombie …

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Film Review: Snowtown (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: When 16 year-old Jamie begins a friendship with a charismatic man, his world becomes threatened by his loyalty and fear of his newfound father figure, John Bunting: Australia’s most notorious serial killer. REVIEW: “Snowtown” is not a horror film but does deal with a true life situation that was pretty damn horrific. Based on the “Snowtown murders” case (also …

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Film Review: Cub (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: Over-imaginative 12 year-old Sam heads off to the woods to summer scout camp with his pack convinced he will encounter a monster…and he does. REVIEW: When was the last time you remember watching a Belgian horror film? I’m guessing it’s been quite awhile (if at all) for most of us. There’s only been a handful of worthy films from …

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Film Review: Playing with Dolls (2015)

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SYNOPSIS: A serial killer is purposely released from an asylum for the criminally insane so that he can continue his rampage. REVIEW: It can be a daunting task to watch a film when word of mouth has been less than stellar. You tend to pre-judge it even before having seen it yourself. It’s unfair to the filmmaker and possibly rob …

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Film Review: Echoes (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: Struggling with horrifying, sleep-paralysis induced visions, a young writer retreats with her boyfriend to an isolated desert house. As the visions intensify, she finds herself on the verge of losing her mind…or uncovering a life-threatening secret. REVIEW: We’ve all experienced some sort of sleep paralysis before in our lives. Whether it be real or in a dream, the idea …

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Film Review: The Loft (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: Five married guys conspire to secretly share a penthouse loft in the city–a place where they can carry out hidden affairs and indulge in their deepest fantasies. But the fantasy becomes a nightmare when they discover the dead body of an unknown woman in the loft, and they realize one of the group must be involved. REVIEW: Karl Urban …

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Film Review: Exorcism (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: In 1963 a young woman was possessed by a demon claiming to be the Devil, a local priest was requested by the girl’s mother to perform an Exorcism. No one knows what became of them. 50 years later a group of filmmakers attempt to recreate the Exorcism but they are not prepared for the horror they will encounter. Captured …

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