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Film Review: Morvern Callar (2002)

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SYNOPSIS: Following her boyfriend’s suicide, supermarket clerk Morvern Callar passes off his unpublished novel as her own. With the money her boyfriend left for his funeral, she leaves Scotland for Ibiza where she travels with her closest friend. The journey prompts a series of internal and external transformations for Morvern– ones which bring to light her experiences of grief, memory, ...

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Film Review: Hansel and Gretel Get Baked (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: A brother and sister team up against a witch who has been luring the local teens to her house by selling super-strength weed. REVIEW: One of a number of Hansel and Gretel movies that are doing the rounds at the moment, this is a marked improvement on The Asylum’s HANSEL AND GRETEL: WARRIORS OF WITCHCRAFT (reviewed elsewhere on horrornews.net) ...

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Film Review: Alien Raiders (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: With guns blazing, furious assailants besiege a small-town supermarket, killing several employees and shoppers and taking others hostage. But the real horror begins when the survivors realize that something even more sinister lurks in the aisles. As police barricade the perimeter, an anxious standoff reveals the shocking truth. Carlos Bernard, Mathew St. Patrick and Rockmond Dunbar star in this ...

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Film Review: The Legend Of Boggy Creek (1972)

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SYNOPSIS: A documentary-style drama which questions the existence of a monster in an Arkansas swamp. REVIEW: Ahhh. The smell of the swampy marshlands in Foulke, Arkansas where “The Legend Of Boggy Creek” takes place. The film, directed by Charles Pierce, is a sort of documentary style piece recounting the year where our narrator (Vern Stierman) tells of the summer that ...

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Film Review: Come Back To Me (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: Sarah & Josh are married suburbanites. After a car accident, Sarah suffers blackouts & ends up pregnant though Josh is sterile. As her life spirals she hides a camera in her home & unlocks a horrific secret with far-reaching consequences. REVIEW: Based on a book (The Resurrectionist) by Wrath James White, Writer/Director Paul Layden’s Come Back To Me is ...

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Film Review: Suck (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: A rock’n’roll vampire spoof about a down and out band, The Winners, who will do anything for a record deal. When their disgruntled manager (Dave Foley) tells them that they are getting “long in the tooth”, he doesn’t know that his words are truly prophetic. During a road trip, their humdrum image radically changes when Jennifer (Jessica ParΓ©), the ...

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