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Film Review: Ghost TV (2013)

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A nasty, nasty comedy. A reality TV crew is making a programme, ‘Ghost TV’ about the haunted buildings that are the ruins of Seacliff Lunatic Asylum. As one might expect things do not go to plan. One of the crew is not very emotionally stable and when she discovers that she has been used callously by another crew member she snaps and runs off into the night, only to return with violent … Continue reading

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Film Review: Frontier(s) (2007)

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SYNOPSIS:

A gang of young thieves flee Paris during the violent aftermath of a political election, only to hole up at an Inn run by neo-Nazis.

REVIEW:

The fact that 2007’s Frontier(s) is director Xavier Gens’ first full length movie is impressive, not only in its high quality, but also its far-reaching story that manages to explore so many things but still wrap up in less than two hours (he also wrote the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Honeymoon (2014)

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A newlywed couple finds their lake-country honeymoon descend into chaos after Paul finds Bea wandering and disoriented in the middle of their first night.

REVIEW:

How well does one truly know a significant other?  Is the length of a courtship through engagement and the exchanging of vows an ample amount of time to base the remainder of one’s existence upon?  Worth noting in this discussion is the fact that most married couples, … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Canal (2014)

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David Williams wants nothing more than to give his wife Alice the perfect life. Working as a film archivist, the young, pregnant couple finally save enough to buy their first home. Residing on the picturesque, Irish Canal it seems as though their prayers have finally been answered. An eerie coincidence unfolds at David’s office one day to threaten it all. In the screening room, he views a silent film from 1902 documenting … Continue reading

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Film Review: Inner Demons (2014)

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Carson is your typical Catholic teenaged girl, straight A student. When her family notices a gradual decline in grades, social activity and demeanor they enlist in the help of Step Inside Recovery, an addictions counselling facility. A documentary film crew shoots the entire process from intervention to counselling and recovery. Carson’s parents, friends, fellow patients and film crew are in for an awful shock when they realize her behaviour originates from something … Continue reading

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Film Review: Tomb Of Ligeia (1964)

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“Erudite recluse Verden Fell is struck by a meeting with lady Rowena, daughter of country lord Trevanion, who reminds him of his late wife Ligeia, both being somehow associated with a black cat and the wild fox the lord loves hunting. They fall in love, marry and resolve he leave the ruined abbey where he buried Ligeia. However Rowena’s devoted gentleman friend Christopher Gough discovers it cannot be sold as Ligeia was … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Raven (1963)

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“The magician Doctor Erasmus Craven, who chooses not belong to the Brotherhood Of Magicians, grieves the loss of his beloved wife Lenore and lives in a castle with his daughter Estelle. One day, a raven knocks on his window and Craven learns that the bird is actually the magician Doctor Adolphus Bedlo who was turned into a raven after challenging the powerful magician Doctor Scarabus who was an enemy of his father. … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Pact II (2014)

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SYNOPSIS:

A woman who is plagued by nightmares involving a serial killer learns her dreams have a horrifying connection to the real world.

REVIEW:

The Pact, the first film to come out of this series, blew me away. I thought it had just enough tension and substance to earn it a place in my favorites list for that year. Word of a sequel, was enough to “hope” that … Continue reading

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Film Review: Cross Bearer (2012)

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Heather is broke. She has a soul sucking job as a stripper. Her live-in girlfriend Victoria has a baby and a coke problem. Her boss Harry is an abusive maniac. Life cannot get much worse… or so she thought. Determined to get out of this living hell, Heather and her lover, Bunny, plan to rip off Harry, ditch Victoria, and leave town to live out their days on the Greek islands in peaceful … Continue reading

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Film Review: Crazy Dog (Canepazzo) (2012)

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SYNOPSIS:

Crazy dog, a serial killer of the 80s, who seems killing randomly. Marco Costa, son of one the victims, decides to investigate on his father’s murder. Crazy dog was suicide or the truth is more complicated than that?

REVIEW:

Opening with the murder of a terrified man in a public park in 1983, ‘Crazy Dog’ wastes no time with setting up its tight premise – a serial killer is picking off seemingly … Continue reading

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Film Review: Breaking at the Edge (2013)

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SYNOPSIS:

A pregnant woman fears for her unborn child’s life if she doesn’t avenge a supernatural entity.

REVIEW:

Horror film makers are a slick bunch of operators, friends.  The trend of saddling the female lead with a vague mental illness not only throws the less wizened viewer an initial red herring, it justifies the “It’s all in your head” argument she’ll inevitably face.  Spoiler Alert: It’s never all in her head.

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Film Review: Audrey Rose (1977)

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SYNOPSIS:

A man enters the lives of a married couple and tries to convince them that their daughter is actually the reincarnation of his own daughter who died in a car accident years prior.

REVIEW:

Directed by Robert Wise (The Sound of Music, Star Trek: The Motion Picture) brings to life the story of Audrey Rose. Based on the novel by Frank de Felitta (who also did the screenplay) our journey begins … Continue reading

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Film Review: Exorcist Chronicles (2013)

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When a rash of possessions spring up across the globe, the Vatican sends a specialized team into the heart of the epidemic to determine the cause. Father Jan and scientist Daryl Lux follow their investigation to a mysterious remote lake where the possessed are being drawn. The two fear there is something in the water that is far more dangerous than anything mankind has ever encountered.

REVIEW:
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Film Review: Antisocial Behavior (2014)

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SYNOPSIS:

A young man realizes he cannot deny his traumatized past any longer and copes with his world crumbling around him.

REVIEW:

Directed By: Kenneth Guertin
Starring: Jackson Kuehn, Mary Elizabeth Boylan, Chad Bishop

Antisocial Behavior boasts a premise of considerable proportion. One man’s inner emotional and psychological struggles begin to eclipse into his daily life. While mental illness is a relatively common social issue, one cannot deny its potentially horrific ramifications. … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Squad (2011)

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SYNOPSIS:

Its the story about nine pro soldiers of an special anti-guerrilla “comando” unit, sent to an abandoned base located over a 14.000 ft. mountain in the colombian andes. which has lost contact few days ago,supposedly beacause they were under guerrilla attack. at the time the “comandos” arrive, they found only one survivor.

REVIEW:

Horror aficionados have known for some time that Asian cinema has been a bastion of quality in the Hollywood quagmire … Continue reading

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Film Review: Blood Sisters (1987)

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SYNOPSIS:

Seven girls must spend the night in an old house, which once was a brothel, as part of an initiation.

REVIEW:

While odd and choppy overall, Blood Sisters delivers well in the arena of campy acting. I have to make a confession, though, early on: around midway through this movie, I did begin fantasizing about a realm, where the word “Exploitation film” doesn’t really mean “Movie That Really Sucks!”  Considering this, I … Continue reading

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