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Film Review: Erebus (2014)

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Erebus is an anthology horror film inspired by the well-documented history of supernatural phenomenon in Rhode Island. Using Block Island’s intimate setting as a backdrop.

REVIEW:

I don’t know about you but I find anthologies to be a fascinating piece of the cinematic landscape. They are basically collections of short films brought together in a nice little package to make for easier viewing. Instead of having to seek out multiple twenty minute … Continue reading

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Film Review: 2 Little Monsters (2012)

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Based on true events, Carl Withers and James Landers return to society at age eighteen, after having been incarcerated since they were ten for the murder of a small child.

REVIEW:

David Schmoeller, noteworthy director of PUPPET MASTER, TOURIST TRAP, and CRAWLSPACE, returns to tread the same water as HENRY: PORTRAIT OF A SERIAL KILLER, THE SNOWTOWN MURDERS, and FUNNY GAMES. Like those films, 2 LITTLE MONSTERS, based on true events, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Blood Lake: Attack of the Killer Lampreys (2014)

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After chomping through the fish population, thousands of starved lampreys begin attacking the citizens of a sleepy lake town, and the community scrambles to stay alive.

REVIEW:

I have made no secret of my love for the films of The Asylum, so if you really hate films like Sharknado, Two Headed Shark Attack, and Supercroc, I should tell you to stop reading right now. Because I love this film more than any thing … Continue reading

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Film Review: Thr33 Days Dead (2014)

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Patrick, Jeff, and Justin go to the lake to fish, and their day is ruined when zombies overtake the city.

REVIEW:

The fact that the term “zomcom” has become common slang in the horror community since it was coined when “Shaun of the Dead” premiered ten years ago is proof positive how much the subgenre has exploded. Though large scale efforts tend to maintain the gravitas of their presented situations, many in … Continue reading

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Film Review: Asylum (2014)

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A veteran hostage negotiator’s next call leads him to an overrun insane asylum. He soon finds that dark forces are pushing the patients to commit atrocities, and he may be the only one that can stop them.

REVIEW:

It always sucks when things don’t turn out the way you hope or envision them. It’s never more true when pertaining to the medium of film. On paper … Continue reading

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Film Review: Feed the Gods (2014)

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When slacker/aspiring filmmaker Will finds the parents of his adopted brother Kris, he sees the opportunity to get some closure for his brother, as well as maybe capture a heartwarming reunion on camera. With Kris’ fiancé Brit in tow, the three of them head out to discover this long-lost family. What they are unprepared for though, is what exactly the cryptic small town has in store for them. Weird locals abound and … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Navigator (2014)

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A family heading toward their holiday destination are encouraged to take a shorter route by their GPS navigational system. During their journey they suddenly find themselves stranded. They are lost in the woods, away from any civilization with no fuel and no way of contacting the outside world. Will they reach their destination?

REVIEW:

Sometimes it’s incredibly difficult to suspend disbelief. Normally it’s not an … Continue reading

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Film Review: Fear Town, USA (2014)

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On St. Blevins Day (the most debauched of regional holidays), four boys looking to lose their virginity, a girl haunted by a dark secret, a lonely teenager, and an escaped mental patient all meet at a party in the woods. They were looking for fun but what they found… was TERROR!

REVIEW:

The Scary Movie franchise has a lot to answer for. Whilst the first two were mildly amusing stabs at horror … Continue reading

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Film Review: Horror House on Highway Five (1985)

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A van full of college students traveling down a highway is terrorized by a psycho killer in a Richard Nixon mask.

REVIEW:

Ok kids….this is gonna be a bit hard to follow, but let’s see how it goes. We have four college students working on a project for an on-line class. The professor (Phil Ward) conducts the class by video conference. The project the students are working on has to do with urban … Continue reading

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Film Review: Freeway Maniac (1989)

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SYNOPSIS:

An escaped mental patient who is obsessed with an actress stalks a movie set she is working on and kills anyone unlucky enough to get in his way.

REVIEW:

What do you get when you combine the elements of Halloween, Pieces, and Nightmare in a Damaged Brain? This movie. It isn’t nearly as good as any of those films and in reality it is pretty lousy but at the same time it … Continue reading

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Film Review: My Name Is ‘A’ by Anonymous (2012)

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Inspired by true events. A nine year old girl disappears and is later found murdered. The movie exploits the events leading up to the death of the girl, why did it happen? What lies beneath? Was the parenting of the young perpetrators to blame or was it their need to be seen. Are they even an invention of the imagination and not real?

REVIEW:

Sweet jumping butter beans……I don’t know HOW to … Continue reading

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Film Review: Moorland (2014)

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A woman show found footage of the days leading up to her son’s disappearance in hopes to find out what happened the night he never came home.

REVIEW:

Director: Jordan Kantola
Starring: Clayton Miles, J.T. Taylor, Jodan Kantola

This movie opens with a mother sitting on a couch preparing to alarm viewers with the discovery of footage that shows what her son was doing the days leading up to his vanishing … Continue reading

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Film Review: Collar (2014)

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A rookie cop starts her shift like any other but soon it will all change for the worse. A derelict with a reputation of satanic violence, attacks the officer and collars her with a dog leash which is just the start of his abusive ritual.

REVIEW:

If you’ve seen anything by writer/director Ryan Nicholson (for example, maybe Live Feed, or Continue reading

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Film Review: The House at the End of Time (2013)

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Dulce is a mother who has encounters with apparitions in her old house, where it unleashes a terrible prophecy. Thirty years later, turned into an old woman, she returns home to unravel the mystery and tragedy that has tantalized her

REVIEW:

Director & Writer: Alejandro Hidalgo
Stars: Ruddy Rodriguez, Rosmel Bustamante, Adriana Calzadilla, Simona Chirinos

The House at the End of Time is a marvellous film that puts a fresh twist on … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Dead Undead (2010)

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A group of twenty-something’s find themselves caught in a war between an army of vampires and another group of animalistic zombie vampires.

REVIEW:
Director: Matthew Anderson, Edward Conna
Starring: Luke Goss, Matthew Anderson, Laura Kenley, Vernon Wells

Our movie starts out with a group of young people who want to spend some time partying and having a good time. After their car breaks down they find themselves at what appears … Continue reading

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Film Review: Skinless (2013)

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Oncologist Peter Peel discovers a possible cure for cancer in an exotic parasite. When he tests his cure on himself, a monster is born.

REVIEW:

Skinless (aka The Ballad of Skinless Pete) is a movie that really surprised me with how much I liked it. It’s not that I expected it to be bad, and it’s not like I haven’t enjoyed previous work by director Dustin Mills (Her Name Was … Continue reading

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Film Review: What We Do In The Shadows (2014)

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Meet Viago, Deacon, Petyr and Vladislav – three flatmates who are just trying to get by and overcome life’s obstacles – like being immortal vampires who must feast on human blood. Hundreds of years old, the vampires are finding that beyond sunlight catastrophes, hitting the main artery, and not being able to get a sense of their wardrobe without a reflection, modern society has them struggling with the mundane like paying rent, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Le Fear II: Le Sequel (2015)

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After the disaster of Le Fear, director Carlos Revalos decides to make a sequel with a bigger budget. What could go wrong? Simply everything!

REVIEW:

Writer/Director Carlos Revalos (Kyri Saphiris) has a brand new script that he’s looking to turn into a film. It’s a horror film featuring vampires, and he’s managed to secure a promise of 10 million pounds from producer Dirk Heinz (Andrew Tiernan) to help finance the film. All … Continue reading

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Film Review: Predestination (2014)

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The life of a time-traveling Temporal Agent. On his final assignment, he must pursue the one criminal that has eluded him throughout time.

REVIEW:

The Spierig Brothers are back with a science fiction mind bender called Predestination starring Ethan Hawke, previously seen in their epic vampire film Daybreakers. With Sarah (Jessebelle) Snook and Noah (Game of Thrones) Taylor in tow, the directors craft a time travel story that dives feet first into … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Guest (2014)

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A soldier introduces himself to the Peterson family, claiming to be a friend of their son who died in action. After the young man is welcomed into their home, a series of accidental deaths seem to be connected to his presence.

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Film Review: The Nostril Picker (1993)

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SYNOPSIS:

Loner turns into a girl to lure and kill other girls.

REVIEW:

Joe Bucowski is creepy stalker who learns how to transform himself into a 17-year-old student. He uses his bizarre ‘super power’ to infiltrate a high school clique, and pick off their female student body one by one in an orgy of violence and cannibalism. Let’s be honest here. There but for the grace of God goes a potential high-concept Rob … Continue reading

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