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Film Review: Tokyo Gore Police (2008)

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When a crazed scientist called Key Man develops a virus that causes humans to mutate, samurai sword-wielding cop Ruka is called in to annihilate the unnatural creatures. Can Ruka wipe out the mutations and stop Key Man before the virus takes over humanity? Little does Ruka know, though, that the slaying of her father years before means she shares a hidden bond with her nemesis. Yoshihiro Nishimura’s fast-paced gorefest stars … Continue reading

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Film Review: Autumn Blood (2011)

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After being raped an orphaned young lady struggles to survive (and protect her younger brother) when her attackers come back to finish her off.

REVIEW:

I went into Autumn Blood expecting it to be a total rip-off of the classic 1978 revenge flick I Spit on Your Grave (which is one of my personal favorites) but in reality it wasn’t. Yes, the plot revolves around a young woman being raped by a gang … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)

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A group of five hippies on a road trip through the backwaters of 1970′s rural Texas fall prey to a murderous cannibalistic family making up of a leather-masked chainsaw-wielding maniac, his knife-wielding grave robber brother, and their cannibal chief father and decaying grandfather.

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Written by: Tobe Hooper Kim Henkel
Directed by: Tobe Hooper
Starring: Marilyn Burns, Paul A. Partain, Allen Danziger, William Vail, John Dugan, Teri Mcminn, Gunnar Hansen and … Continue reading

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Film Review: Spookies (1986)

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Taking a wrong turn, travelers find themselves trapped in a mysterious house. One horror after another threatens them as the sorcerer who lives within needs sacrifices to give eternal life to his beautiful bride.

REVIEW:

While certainly not blockbuster material, Spookies delivers a great deal of punch in all the right ways. Artistically, I wouldn’t commonly refer to a horror film as “charming” per se, but this film does a stellar job … Continue reading

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Film Review: 7500 (2014)

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Passengers aboard a flight across the Pacific Ocean encounter a supernatural force.

REVIEW:

“Ghosts on a Plane.” Aware of only a vague plot synopsis before firing up our latest, it took about halfway in for that humorous alternate title to pop into my melon. Once there, it refused to leave. My apologies to anyone I’ve doomed to the same fate in viewing.

Luckily, your enjoyment of “7500” (an even … Continue reading

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Film Review: McCanick (2013)

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Set over the course of one day, a narcotics detective hunts for a seemingly harmless young criminal who knows a truth about the cop’s past

REVIEW:

McCanick is a 2013 crime drama released under Well Go USA directed by Josh C. Waller. The movie stars actor David Morse in the lead role of Eugene ‘Mack’ McCanick.

McCanick is a older narcotics detective residing in the town of Philadelphia. While the younger … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Paranormal Diaries: Clophill (2013) – Review 2

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A group of people investigate a supposedly haunted church that has been abandoned for years.

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Film Review: Zombie Babies (2011)

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A group of expectant mothers, along with their significant others, are invited to a weekend mountain getaway as well as a discounted abortion, known as “Abortathon”, but they get much more than what they planned on when the aborted fetuses rise up as the undead to seek revenge.

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Tired of not having a successful way of making money, Burt Flemming (Brian Gunnoe) and his dimwit partner Teddy (Rob Cobb) find out … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Return Of Sherlock Holmes (1929)

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“Holmes is attending the wedding of Roger Longmore Phillips Holmes) to Mary Watson (Betty Lawford), when Roger’s father Captain Longmore (Charles Hay) is found murdered in his study. Holmes suspects poison after finding a trick cigarette case with a poisoned needle which is brought into play when the opening spring is pressed. Meanwhile Roger disappears and, acting on a few slender clues, Holmes rushes off to Cherbourg with Watson and Mary where … Continue reading

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Film Review: Find Me (2014)

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Before boxes are unpacked in their new home, newlyweds Tim and Emily, find themselves playing a very creepy game of hide and seek with a vengeful spirit.

REVIEW:

It was only a matter of time, friends.

Firstly, I’d like to get something off my chest that has been nagging at me for a year.  I didn’t find “The Conjuring” to be anything more than an expertly recycled collection of the same haunted … Continue reading

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Film Review: No Good Deed (2014)

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An unstable escaped convict terrorizes a woman who is alone with her two children.

REVIEW:

There are times when I go to a movie, unaware of what it’s all about, and I’m genuinely surprised at its quality. There are times that I go to a movie, knowing exactly what it’s all about, and its quality is dubious at best. Then there are times when I go to see movies … Continue reading

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Film Review: Torture Chamber (2013)

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A shocking family portrait. A boy oozing blood and saliva, bound by ropes and handcuffs, imprisoned in an animal cage. A deeply religious mother who believes her son is controlled by the devil. A Catholic priest devoted to saving his family, who tries to cure his deranged younger brother – but 13-year-old Jimmy Morgan is possessed by an evil too powerful to be exorcised by any religion.

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Creator, director Dante Tomaselli has … Continue reading

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Film Review: Cadavericon (short film) (2002)

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“Cadavericon” (besides wearing a title that leaves little to the imagination as to what the film is about) is a short black & white piece created as part of Marian Dora’s short film collective for 2002. The piece could easily be mistaken for a documentary film that demonstrates the procedure morticians go thru to prep a body for funeral service.

A recent corpse lays naked upon a table as he is lifted, washed, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Backcountry (2014)

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An urban couple go camping in the woods and find themselves lost in the territory of a predatory black bear.

REVIEW:

One of the most prevalent knock-off genres of “Jaws” since its release in 1975 has been the Killer Bear Flick.  Second only to Aquatic Creatures Eating Tourists, it was a natural progression that the likes of “Grizzly” and “Claws” would be hot on the classic’s heels, depicting the lumbering woodland mammals as … Continue reading

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Film Review: Caribbean Sunrise (short film) (2002)

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“Caribbean Sunrise” is a 3 minute short by Marian Dora created in 2002. The piece as a standalone doesn’t offer very much but where it does is in its subtle migration from travel video to death scene.

Opening on a scene of a Caribbean paradise showing sunsets, palm tress, and warm winded ocean scenes one might think that they’ve stumbled upon a travel advertisement. In fact I tend to believe the piece was set up … Continue reading

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Film Review: Provokation (short film) (2002)

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“Provokation” is a 15 minute German short film created by extreme filmmaker Marian Dora. While being one of his earlier shorts, “Provokation” is indeed closer to being a case of “taking things too far” than any type of artistic offering. My viewing of this hard to watch short ended mostly on the question of “why” rather than being impressed on any creative level. The listing for the movie was also absent of … Continue reading

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