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Film Review: Don’t Look Back (2014)

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Nora Clark is a children’s book writer whose life is at a crossroads. After moving back into the house she inherited from her grandmother, Nora comes to grips with the traumatic memories from her childhood, and takes in an inquisitive, seductive new roommate, Peyton, who is not entirely whom she appears to be.

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On the face of it, Don’t Look Back feels like a throwback to those thrillers of 90s. Films … Continue reading

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Film Review: Wrong Turn 6: Last Resort (2014)

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A sudden and mysterious inheritance brings Danny and his friends to Hobb Springs, a forgotten resort deep in the West Virginia hills. Hobb Springs is being looked after under the watchful care of Jackson and Sally

REVIEW:

Chronically depressed orphan, Danny (Anthony Lott), suddenly receives information regarding his family. Not only has his lineage been uncovered, but it appears he has inherited a large hotel spa resort in the sticks, and bundles … Continue reading

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Film Review: Demons (1985)

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A group of people are trapped in a large West Berlin movie theater infected by ravenous demons whom proceed to kill and posses the humans one-by-one thereby multiplying their numbers.

REVIEW:

For many horror fans, the nineteen eighties was a premiere time for horror flicks, offering a bevy of them, some more well-known than others. It was a time when Dario Argento, probably considered the best Italian horror director, gave us his masterpiece Continue reading

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Film Review: Demons 2 (1986)

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Residents of a high rise apartment building struggle to survive an outbreak of murderous demons.

REVIEW:

I absolutely love Demons. I saw it when I was in the 7th grade and it scared the living shit out of me (though not as much as it did a neighborhood kid who was so freaked out by it his mother had to take him to the doctor because he wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Film Review: Kite (2014)

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SYNOPSIS:

In a dystopian future, a young girl seeks revenge on the men who killed her father

REVIEW:

Director: Ralph Ziman
Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, India Eisley, Callan McAuliffe

Kite tells the story of Sawa (India Eisley), a young girl living in a city where crime and gangs rule the streets. After Sawa’s mother and father are found murdered, she desires nothing more than revenge against the killers. Karl Aker (Samuel L. Jackson), … Continue reading

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Film Review: Come Back To Me (2014)

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Sarah and Josh are a young married couple who, after a car accident, has their lives start spiraling out of control when Sarah starts having what seems to be night terrors, and soon after becomes pregnant even though Josh claims to be sterile. Sarah hides a camera and soon realizes a horrible secret that is beyond her grasp of reality.

REVIEW:

Director: Paul Leyden
Starring: Katie Walder, Matt Passmore, Nathan Keyes

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Film Review: Mercy (2014)

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The story follows two young boys who go with their single mother (O’Connor) to take care of their elderly, senile grandmother named Mercy, only to discover that she’s a witch who made a pact with a dark force many years before.

REVIEW:

There seems to be a never ending supply of Stephen King adaptations in the horror genre. Carrie (1976) and Misery (1990) both inspired by King’s writing are phenomenal horror films which have … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dirty Love (2009)

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Three tales of sex and violence presented by TORO LOCO, a blood thirsty, perverted killer cowboy seeking and killing people that starred in some exploitation movie. He is showing his victims the movies before torturing and killing them with a cow skull. The first story deals with two inspectors hunting a cannibal serial killer called “The Tiger”. The second is about a ‘not-so-devoted’ husband interested in having a night of perverted sex … Continue reading

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Film Review: Fatal Games (1984)

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Someone is using a javelin to kill off a group of Olympic hopefuls at the Falcon Academy of Athletics. Will anyone survive to win a gold medal or all they all destined to die?

REVIEW:

Fatal Games was one of those rare 80’s slasher flicks that somehow managed to elude me for years. I always wanted to see it because I thought that it sounded awesome but didn’t get my hands on … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Riverman (2004)

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SYNOPSIS:

Ted Bundy is interviewed in the hope to lead investigators to apprehend the Green River Killer in Seattle

REVIEW:

Based on the book “The Riverman: Ted Bundy and I Hunt for the Green River Killer” written by Robert D Keppel and directed by Bill Eagles, this made for TV movie is based on a true story of how investigators were assisted by Ted Bundy (already in prison) find Gary Ridgway aka The … Continue reading

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Film Review: Godzilla 2000 (1999)

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Scientists discover an underwater UFO which has invaded Earth to get a hold of Godzilla’s regenerative powers. Godzilla enters into an urban battle against the UFO, and in the midst of it, the ship uses the monster’s regenerative powers to morph into Orga, a brand new beast.

REVIEW:

GODZILLA 2000 happened because Godzilla had been en vogue for over forty years—and still is. It’s one reboot among many . . . THE … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Doctor and the Devils (1985)

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SYNOPSIS:

Grave robbers supply a doctor with bodies to test on.

REVIEW: Considering that it was directed by Freddie Francis, certainly one of the greatest minds of my lifetime, I can’t believe I’ve missed this movie until now! Whenever you hate (or love) a film, writing a review for it is always easy. You can blather on incessantly about how great (or awful) it is and all the many reasons why. Interestingly, this film really … Continue reading

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Film Review: Miss Zombie (2013)

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A wealthy married couple decide to ignore strict laws banning zombies in private homes and takes in a female zombie to groom as their housekeeper. When the zombie arrives, they also receive a note warning against feeding her any type of meat and also a loaded handgun. Meanwhile, the scarred zombie named Sara (Ayaka Komatsu) endures horrors, while longing for something from her past.

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Miss Zombie is … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Den (2013)

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A young woman studying the habits of webcam chat users from the apparent safety of her apartment witnesses a murder.

REVIEW:

You know what! I love being surprised by a good horror film. A lot of the time you usually hear buzz about a horror, check it out and either be blown away or disappointed. Coming to The Den I was clueless as to what the movie was about but as soon as … Continue reading

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Film Review: Coherence (2013)

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Strange things begin to happen when a group of friends gather for a dinner party on an evening when a comet is passing overhead.

REVIEW:

Hurray! A sci-fi movie! I love sci-fi films, although I’m always a little afraid of a low budget one. It’s hard to do good science fiction on a small budget without the end product being just laughable.

A group of friends gather for an evening of wine … Continue reading

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Film Review: Summer of Blood (2014)

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Lousy lover and egocentric Eric Sparrow is dumped by his girlfriend after rejecting her marital proposal. After a few failed dates his luck turns when a chance encounter with a vampire turns him into a sex god.

REVIEW:

Ask the average person on the street what an atypical vampire is and they’ll probably go through the usual criteria: Suave; amoral; sexy with a hint of danger and, god help us, they may … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hangar 10 (2014)

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33 years after the infamous Rendlesham Forest UFO incident, three metal detector enthusiasts hunting for Saxon gold in the same region, capture incredible footage of UFO’s whilst filming their expedition. As night falls and with their navigation equipment failing, they find themselves facing a terrifying encounter with an unforgiving alien presence.

REVIEW:

Cinema is a world filled with trends and trendsetters. Every few years, a movie comes along that changes the course … Continue reading

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Film Review: Deliver Us from Evil (2014) – Review 2

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New York police officer Ralph Sarchie investigates a series of crimes. He joins forces with an unconventional priest, schooled in the rites of exorcism, to combat the possessions that are terrorizing their city.

REVIEW:

Director: Scott Derrickson
Writers: Scott Derrickson, Paul Harris Boardman
Stars: Eric Bana, Édgar Ramírez, Olivia Munn

Deliver Us from Evil is a book-turned movie based on the alleged real life accounts of Ralph Sarchie (played by Eric … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Dead and the Damned 2 (2014)

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SYNOPSIS:

After the zombie apocalypse decimates most of the world a solider helps out any survivors he runs across as he makes his way to the ocean to spread the ashes of his dead wife and daughter.

 REVIEW:

I never saw The Dead and the Damned but thought that it sounded interesting due to the fact that it was set in the old west (sort of like Red Dead Redemption: Undead Nightmare). The … Continue reading

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Film Review: Riders To The Stars (1954)

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“In the mid-fifties, American scientists determine that they require metal from meteors if they are to build spacecraft that can withstand the rigors of space travel. To that end they recruit twelve scientists and ask them to undergo a series of tests. The men don’t quite know exactly what they are being tested for but in the end, three are selected to go into space. Their mission is to capture a meteor … Continue reading

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Film Review: Surf Nazis Must Die (1987)

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SYNOPSIS:

In an apocalyptic world, a group of surf punks terrorize the beaches and kill anyone who crosses them, until they kill the grandson of a gun wielding woman.

REVIEW:

Directed by Peter George and starring Gail Neely, Barry Brenner, Dawn Wildsmith, and Michael Sonye, Surf Nazis Must Die tells the story of a gang of surf punks that rule the beaches with an iron fist. Only certain people are allowed to be … Continue reading

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