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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.

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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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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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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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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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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

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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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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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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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Film Review: Silver Cell (2011)

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SYNOPSIS:

A Wicked, Atmospheric journey into the dark depths of the human psyche…

REVIEW:

Man, oh man. If you’re going to make a film where I have to learn a new vocabulary and this broad convoluted after-death system just to get through the darned thing, you could at least make it a good movie!!

Silver Cell is an odd little film that awkwardly mixes dark fantasy, sci-fi and a pinch of horror into a … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hallow’s Eve (2013)

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SYNOPSIS:

Years after a tragic accident leaves a young child scarred for life, the people responsible pay – with their lives.

REVIEW:

Bullying is bad, m’kay? And if your bullying leads to something to really terrible, the least you can do is learn from your mistake and maybe become a better person.

Apparently not if you’re one of the douche canoes in this story. and if you like to see a bunch of little … Continue reading

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Film Review: Eat the Schoolgirl (1997)

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SYNOPSIS:

A young guy working for a phone sex club uses the service himself often, developing a fixation on one of the girls. His employers, a band of vicious gangsters, make home movies of their enthusiastic gang rapes; little do they know that their protĂ©gĂ© spends his time beating off in one of the seedy rooms of their club and brutally slaying people on the street, dressed as a schoolgirl. He meets … Continue reading

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Film Review: Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead (2015)

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SYNOPSIS:

Barry is a talented mechanic and family man whose life is torn apart on the eve of a zombie apocalypse. His sister, Brooke, is kidnapped by a sinister team of gas-mask wearing soldiers & experimented on by a psychotic doctor. While Brooke plans her escape Barry goes out on the road to find her & teams up with Benny, a fellow survivor – together they must arm themselves and prepare to … Continue reading

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Film Review: Zombieworld (2015)

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SYNOPSIS:

The world is being overrun with zombies, and a lone news reporter is trying to stay on the air long enough to report on the atrocities that are going on around the world

REVIEW:

I can’t say that I’ve seen too many anthology films that feature zombies in every segment. Actually, the only time I can remember seeing something even remotely similar is a film called Zombiethon (1986) – and that was just … Continue reading

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