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Film Review: Girl House (2014)

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SYNOPSIS:

A beautiful young college student needing money for tuition moves into a house that streams content to an X-rated website. One of the “devoted” fans turns psycho after he hears the girls’ true thoughts and feelings about him and invades the house with deadly results.

REVIEW:

Director: Trevor Matthews
Writer: Nick Gordon
Stars: Ali Cobrin, Adam DiMarco and Slaine

Kylie Atkins, played by the homely Ali Corbin, needs … Continue reading

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Film Review: Vampire’s Kiss (1988)

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SYNOPSIS:

After an encounter with a neck-biter, a publishing executive thinks that he’s turning into a vampire.

REVIEW:

There have been rumors circulating over the past few years that Nicolas Cage is a vampire. The evidence presented for this case is one photograph from 1870 of a man who looks eerily similar to the movie star. Looking at the picture, it is hard to deny the fact that there is a resemblance between the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Splash Area (2012)

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SYNOPSIS:

Halloween night. A night filled with fancy dress costumes, candy, screams and blood. And then there’s the ‘trick-or-treaters’.

REVIEW:

Splash Area is an indie film from the UK. After watching it, I did a bit of research and found some interesting facts about the production that I must mention first –

1) this film was made for 500 British pounds. In American money, that’s less than 800 dollars.

2) This film won two … Continue reading

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Film Review: Cosplay Fetish Battle Drones (2013)

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SYNOPSIS:

6 young people suffer traumatic experiences which cause a tumor in the collective unconscious. They then draw on this tumor’s energy to become a helmeted, power rangers like action squad known as the Struggled Reagans. In search of their birth tumor, the hindu bird god, Garuda, sends monsters in their path. Join the Reagans In this vibrant and darkly humorous, pop surrealist deconstruction of the Tokusatsu genre.

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Where to begin.. The opening … Continue reading

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Film Review: Aeon: The Last Vampyre On Earth (2013)

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Fleeing a cataclysm of unimaginable origin, Catherine Murnau finds herself trapped in a nightmare while holed up in a crumbling warehouse where a cryptic classified “human predator,” has been accidentally set free. Catherine soon realizes that she is in fact not alone – coming face to face with the last Vampyre who is starving from being imprisoned in a weakened state for decades. Catherine begins to fear that she may have stumbled into … Continue reading

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Film Review: Ejecta (2014)

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SYNOPSIS:

Bill Cassidy, alias Spider Nevi, blogs about an alien abduction and attracts the attention of a documentary filmmaker named Joe Sullivan. While in the interview process, Bill and Joe see inexplicable phenomena in the sky before a monumental solar ejecta. They must soon flee through the woods, as they have witnessed the arrival of a hostile alien being.

REVIEW:

Harry Dean Stanton look alike Julian Richings plays Bill Cassidy, also known as … Continue reading

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Film Review: Simon Killer (2012)

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SYNOPSIS:

A recent college graduate flees to Paris after a break-up, where his involvement with a prostitute begins to reveal a potentially dark recent past.

REVIEW:

Believe it or not, when you’re reviewing a movie, it actually isn’t fun to gush about all the things that worked right in the film. Why? Because it’s hard to write that stuff, while keeping the review glued together properly.  It’s easy to write all the things that … Continue reading

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Film Review: Valley of the Sasquatch (2015)

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SYNOPSIS:
A fractured family battles against a tribe of angry Sasquatch.

REVIEW:
Making it’s debut at the Nevermore Film Festival at the historic Carolina Theater in Durham, North Carolina, Valley of the Sasquatch succeeds in entertaining its audience with a better-than-average entry in the Bigfoot sub-genre – which is unusually over saturated of late – with a tale that is primarily and thankfully character driven holding its creature frenzy for its final … Continue reading

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Film Review: Nothing Bad Can Happen (2013)

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SYNOPSIS:

The young Tore seeks in Hamburg a new life among the religious group called The Jesus Freaks. When he by accident meets a family and helps them to repair their car, he believes that a heavenly wonder has helped him. He starts a friendship with the father of the family, Benno. Soon he moves in with them at their garden plot, not knowing what cruelty is there to come. True … Continue reading

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Film Review: Chocolate, Strawberry, Vanilla (2013)

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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 are ready to scare your shorts off. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Raw Cut (2014)

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SYNOPSIS:

A long weekend in the remote Wyoming mountains exposes a group of friends to an evil they never saw coming.

REVIEW:

I had heard good things about RAW CUT, so much so I was actually very excited to sit down and finally watch the picture. When I sat down and hit play it quickly became apparent these people were seeing something in the film I most … Continue reading

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Film Review: Honeyspider (2014)

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SYNOPSIS:

It’s Halloween day in 1989 and college student Jackie Blue wants to enjoy a quiet birthday in the midst of a chaotic semester at school. Her friend Amber has other ideas and persuades Jackie to come to the annual Monster Mash party on campus after her shift at the local movie theater. As murder plays out on the silver screen during the theater’s Halloween night Horrorthon, Jackie falls under a strange spell, all … Continue reading

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Film Review: In the House of Flies (2012)

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SYNOPSIS:

A young couple vacationing in Niagara Falls, Ontario is abducted. Imprisoned within a concrete, underground chamber Steven and Heather are given clues via telephone from their unseen assailant on how to open any one of four suitcases left to their devices or perhaps their very survival.

REVIEW:

Directed by: Gabriel Carrier
Starring: Lindsay Smith, Ryan Kotack, Henry Rollins, Ry Barrett

June 1998 Summer Was Never The Same

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Film Review: Coeds VS Zombie Housewives (2015)

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SYNOPSIS:

Efforts to develop a new sexual enhancement formula go terribly wrong when the beautiful test subjects lapse into a trance-like state. With the Zombie Housewives wandering the neighborhood no one is safe until a trio of College Cheer Leaders rush in to save the day in this outrageous erotic comedy from the creator of Bikini Avengers.

REVIEW:

Well after the first 20 minutes or so of this film I have yet to … Continue reading

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Film Review: A Blade in the Dark (1983)

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SYNOPSIS:

A musician composing the score for a horror film finds himself stalked by a mysterious killer that has some sort of connection to the movie he is working on.

 REVIEW:

Some people really like giallo films and some don’t. For the most part I really like them because I think that they are interesting, have some sort of mystery to solve, and are usually gory as hell. Lamberto Bava’s A Blade in … Continue reading

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Film Review: Fear Clinic (2014)

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SYNOPSIS:

A doctor has invented a “fear chamber,” a device used to cure people of their crippling phobias.

REVIEW:

Robert Englund is Dr. Andover, a scientist who, to be sure, goes against the grain. He operates the Fear Clinic, an experimental medical facility which houses his invention: the fear chamber. “Everyone is scared of something,” Englund says, and uses his invention to alleviate peoples’ deepest fears. He hooks them up to a face mask, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Attack Girls’ Swim Team Versus the Undead (2007)

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The swim team of the local girls high school is getting ready for an upcoming competition. Their concentration is quickly derailed, however, when they are informed over the loudspeaker that a new virus is doing the rounds and they will all need to be vaccinated. Before long the virus has caused the school to be overrun with zombies, among both the faculty and student body. The swim team is immune though, since … Continue reading

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Film Review: Before I Go to Sleep (2014)

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SYNOPSIS:

A woman wakes up every day, remembering nothing as a result of a traumatic accident in her past. One day, new terrifying truths emerge that force her to question everyone around her.

REVIEW:

Within five minutes of Before I Go to Sleep starting, it sets up its stall and asks you to buy into what it’s selling. You can either indulge or you can go and see what else is on the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Lord of Illusions (1995)

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SYNOPSIS:

During a routine case in L.A., NY private investigator Harry D’Amour stumbles over members of a fanatic cult, who are waiting for the resurrection of their leader Nix. 13 years ago, Nix was calmed down by his best trainee Swann. In the meantime Swann is advanced to a popular illusionist like David Copperfield and is married to the charming Dorothea. She hires D’Amour to protect Swann against the evil cult members. A … Continue reading

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Film Review: Auteur (2014)

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SYNOPSIS:

On the brink of reaching the pinnacle of his film career for his latest theatrical masterpiece; Director Charlie Buckwald suddenly disappears. Taking all of the footage and leaving virtually no trace of his existence. Soon to follow are the sudden deaths of his film crew and pieces of evidence that all point to one incident on set. Intrigued by the strange coincidences, documentarian Jack Humphreys decides to investigate the circumstances that surround … Continue reading

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Film Review: VANish (2015)

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SYNOPSIS:

Three criminals kidnap the daughter of a drug cartel boss. But their plans unravel, as problem after problem arises for them, and they start to conspire against each other.

REVIEW:

In the beginning of VANish, we see a man captured from a romantic–and adulterous–rendevous with a wealthy woman. Cut to two bantering low-lifes, Jack and Max, driving around in a van, sounding a lot like Jules and Vincent–or maybe Dante and Randall. … Continue reading

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