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Film Review: The Vanguard (2008)

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Set in the year 2015, this apocalyptic thriller finds rebels Max (Ray Bullock Jr.), Rachael (Emma Choy) and Zac (Steve Weston) caught in the midst of a raging war between the Biosyns — a race of primitive people engineered by scientists — and the all-powerful Corporation. With civilization on the verge of extinction, due to oil depletion, the trio sets out on a dangerous journey to locate and join a … Continue reading

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Film Review: BTK Killer (2005)

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After claiming a string of innocent victims in the 1960s and ’70s, a serial murderer dubbed the BTK Killer — for “bind, torture, kill” — simply stopped his rampage and mysteriously disappeared. But when his handiwork resurfaced 30 years later, police were finally able to nab him. This grisly account of his high-profile carnage and capture is based on the true story of Dennis Rader, one of the most notorious … Continue reading

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Film Review: Blooded (2011)

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A group of hunters (and their girlfriends) on a hunting trip are targeted by an animal rights organization. The hunters are drugged, stripped down to their underwear, separated in the freezing wilderness, and hunted down one-by-one like the poor animals they have killed in the past. It seems that the animal rights organization opposes hunting and wants to make an example of the group of hunters to discourage others from … Continue reading

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Film Review: House of Fears (2007)

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The night before a local haunted house opens for Halloween, six friends sneak in for a few hours of fun. Soon after entering, they find themselves trapped inside with no way out. Their evening of fun rapidly turns into their worst nightmare as they begin to die and disappear in the most freakish of manners. With every effort to escape blocked, the … Continue reading

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PiFan film fest, Day 3: Blood Glacier (AKA The Station), SPEC: Close, and What We Do in the Shadows

I kicked off my third day at the 18th Pucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (PiFan) with the most fun creature feature I have seen in quite a while. Make no mistake, Austrian offering Blood Glacier (AKA The Station) is by no means a horror comedy, but it does infuse its intensity with occasional dashes of humor.

Four scientists monitoring climate change in the Swiss Alps discover a blood-red substance in a glacier not far … Continue reading

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Film Review: Red Riding Hood (2011)

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Valerie (Seyfried) is a beautiful young woman torn between two men. She is in love with a brooding outsider, Peter (Fernandez), but her parents have arranged for her to marry the wealthy Henry (Irons). Unwilling to lose each other, Valerie and Peter are planning to run away together when they learn that Valerie’s older sister has been killed by the werewolf that prowls the dark forest surrounding … Continue reading

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Film Review: Raze (2013)

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In order to protect their families, a group of abducted women are forced to fight each other to the death using their bare hands.

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In an underground chamber a group of kidnapped women are forced to fight each other to the death to protect their loved ones from being murdered. If they win their fights then they (& their loved ones) live to see another day. But if they lose (& … Continue reading

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Film Review: Girls Gone Dead (2012)

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When Rebecca (Katie Petersen) plans to get away from it all (mostly her fanatical religious household) and reunite with her high school cheerleader friends on spring break, it seems her mother does everything in her over protective power to thwart the impromptu vacation. Arriving on her friend’s beachside estate, the girls soon realize that the community of Manatee Creek is lame with a capital L they decide to take the party on … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hobby Farm (aka Chained) (2010)

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Jules is put in charge of the Hobby Farm, operating as a hive of illegal gambling, drugs and sex slavery. Jules must overcome the demons of his own past and turn against the only life he has ever known, to save the girls and himself. (from IMDB.com)

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Directed by: Brad Diebert
Written by: Brad Diebert, Paul J. Murphy
Starring: Dean Baker, Stephanie Begg, Melanie Holt, Wayne Dixon

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Film Review: The Fifth Element (1997)

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“In the twenty-third century, the universe is threatened by evil. The only hope for mankind is the Fifth Element, who comes to Earth every five thousand years to protect the humans with four stones of the four elements: fire, water, earth and air. A Mondoshawan spacecraft is bringing the fifth element back to Earth but it is destroyed by the evil Mangalores. However, a team of scientists use the DNA of the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Trick or Treats (1982)

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Several years after his wife had him committed in an insane asylum a man breaks out on Halloween night and terrorizes his son and the young woman who is babysitting him for the evening.

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What do you get when you take Halloween and Nightmare in a Damaged Brain and get rid of all the elements … Continue reading

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Film Review: Carrie (2013)

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A reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White, a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother, who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom.

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The Black Saint was around when Brian De Palma unleashed his startling and terrifying vision of Stephen King’s first big literary success, Carrie back in 1976. And I remember the distinct feeling … Continue reading

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Film Review: Creepers (1985)

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“Jennifer Corvino, the daughter of a famous actor, has had trouble with sleepwalking for some time. Her doctor said that it can develop a split personality. She discovers her alternate personality when she stays at a boarding school that was once the home of Richard Wagner. But someone has been killing the students, and it relates only indirectly to the criminal sanitarium nearby. So it’s up to the two greatest … Continue reading

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Film Review: Delivery: The Beast Within (2013)

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As Kyle and Rachel Massy look forward to the birth of their first child, production on a TV show about their pregnancy captures a series of unexplainable and unexpected events that hint at the supernatural. After the show is canceled, due to complications, the director continues to investigate into what may be happening to Rachel and her unborn child.

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Delivery: The Beast Within from the production team of Brian Netto … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Thief Of Bagdad (1940)

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“Prince Ahmad is the rightful King of Bagdad but he has been blinded and cast out as a beggar. Now a captive of the wicked Grand Vizier Jaffar he is cast into a dungeon where he meets Abu, the best thief in all Bagdad. Together they escape and set about a series of adventures that involve a Djinni in a bottle, a mechanical flying horse, an all-seeing magic jewel, a flying carpet … Continue reading

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Film Review: Red Victoria (2008)

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Talented but broke screenwriter Jim (Tony Brownrigg) reluctantly agrees to pen a horror script to raise some cash. But his inspiration comes in a very unusual form: a murderous muse named Victoria (Arianne Martin) who’s determined to give Jim a true taste of terror. As the vengeful spirit begins killing his friends one by one, Jim turns to his pal Carl (Edward Landers), a horror movie expert, for help in … Continue reading

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