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Film Review: The Code (short film) (2011)

SYNOPSIS: This was made for the SPLATTERFEST WEEKEND OF MAYHEM. Winner of 11 awards including Best Picture, Audience Favorite Film, Best Screenplay, and Best Director. For more details on Splatterfest, visit www.splatterfest.com. REVIEW: As a couple engage in their first date they are inundated with the swarming of Zombies and a masked psycho killer. Things get a bit rough when …

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Film Review: Trilogy of Blood: Deadneks – (short) (2010)

SYNOPSIS: SEE the BLOOD! FEEL the TERROR! HEAR the PSYCHOBILLY SICKNESS!!!! Experience the sensory TRIPLE-SKULL-FUCK that is…TRILOGY OF BLOOD!!!!!!!! When a trio of sexy city gals picks up a broken-down hillbilly in the backwoods of Virginia – the three kittens get A LOT more than they bargained for when they accept the drifter’s invitation to a down-home barbecue. What these …

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Film Review: Biophage (2010)

SYNOPSIS: Thanks to the release of a biochemical agent that has ravaged the world zombies (or biophages, hence the title of the film) are roaming around devouring every living thing in sight. The very few human survivors that remain have gone into hiding to avoid becoming the zombies’ next meal. Cain, a soldier, and Bell, a doctor, are on a …

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Film Review: The Last Horror Film (aka Fanatic) (1982)

SYNOPSIS: Vinny Durand (Spinell), a lonesome New York cab driver who lives at home with this mother, has dreams of becoming a famous film director. Comsumed by his depraved obsession with beautiful horror actress Jenna Bates (Bond girl Caroline Munro) and determined to have her star in his first film, Vinny trails her to the Cannes Film Festival. While Vinny’s …

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Film Review: The Last Broadcast (1998)

SYNOPSIS: Bristling with equipment, two enthusiastic local access cable TV producers recruit an assistant and venture into a forest in search of the mythical and horrifying Jersey Devil. Days later, only one of the trio emerges. He becomes the prime suspect in the disappearances of the other two. However, a local filmmaker examines extensive footage found at the scene and …

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Film Review: Pride And Prejudice And Zombies (2016)

SYNOPSIS: Jane Austen’s classic tale of the tangled relationships between lovers from different social classes in 19th century England is faced with a new challenge — an army of undead zombies REVIEW: I’ve never been a fan of Jane Austen, or her novels. I understand and respect them for their place in history, and I understand how popular they’ve been …

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Film Review: Stash (2007)

SYNOPSIS: In the backwoods of Kentucky, Bud (Kevin Taylor) operates a marijuana-growing operation from his house. When he catches a pair of crooks trying to make off with his valuable stash, Bud forces them into a dangerous game they may not survive. Debbie Rochon, Billy W. Blackwell and Chris Begley co-star in this highly disturbing horror movie about drugs, kidnapping …

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THE HORROR HAPPENS RADIO SHOW MOVES TO ITS NEW LIVE TUESDAY TIME SLOT STARTING FEBRUARY 21ST

Starting this Tuesday and every Tuesday going forward on http://HGRNJ.org / HomeGrownRadioNJ, THE HORROR HAPPENS RADIO SHOW is moving to its new 4 hour time slot of 3:00 to 7:00 PM EST! The 2X Rondo Nominated Horror Streaming Horror Talk Radio Program celebrates another week of “Women in Horror Guest Conversations” heard on the HomeGrownRadioNJ website and via the TuneIn App. Listen to more …

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THE POWER AND HORROR OF SILENCE… TALKING WITH WRITER & DIRECTOR ROB SAVAGE OF “DAWN OF THE DEAF” (Part 1)

One of the most successful short films of 2016 found audiences from around the world and selected to such film festivals as “Fantasia”, “Fantastic Fest” & the “Morbdio Film Festival” to name just a few. Powerful, genre re-inventing and so well crafted with multiple story arcs feeding into the final moments before a pulse is unleashed in London. It takes many to create …

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Film Review: Death Race 2050 (2017)

SYNOPSIS: In the year 2050, America has been taken over by corporations, the countryside is a contaminated wasteland, and the population is unemployed, unmotivated and unwashed. To placate the masses, the ruling corporations present brutal and addictive virtual reality games, including the annual Death Race where champion drivers race each other while racking up bonus points for killing pedestrians. The …

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Film Review: Spawn of the Slithis (1978)

SYNOPSIS: A vicious creature emerges from the canals of Venice California preying on dogs before graduating to human victims. A curious high school journalism teacher investigates the gruesome murders, discovering evidence that the beast is the product of nuclear radiation leaking from a nearby plant. He teams up with a local fisherman, and the intrepid duo set out to destroy …

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