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Film Review: Get Out (2017)

SYNOPSIS: A young African American man visits his Caucasian girlfriend’s cursed family estate. REVIEW: A brilliant new thriller/horror mystery in itself, “Get Out” is surprisingly clever movie directed by Jordan Peele (of Key and Peele comedy series fame). Peele hits the ground running with a fantastic directorial/ writing debut that pushes the envelope and taboo of modern day horror. It …

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Film Review: The Call (L’APPEL) (short film)

SYNOPSIS: Benoît, 50, is a police lieutenant wounded by the disappearance of his wife, Lise. Unable to perform his grief, he sees his physical and mental health decline when she mysteriously surface again years later. REVIEW: More short films, kiddies! Today we have THE CALL (L’APPEL), written and directed by Alban Ravassard. The film is in French with English subtitles. …

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Film Review: The Day The Earth Caught Fire (1961)

SYNOPSIS: “Journalists of the London Daily Express investigate reports of strange phenomena occurring all over the world, such as flooding in the Sahara, unseasonable blizzards in New York, and violent tornadoes in the Soviet Union. All over England, temperatures are on the rise, girls in bikinis are everywhere, and wonderful special effects mists are blanketing the Thames River. Top scientists …

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Film Review: Whispers (2017)

SYNOPSIS: A young couple grieving the recent death of their daughter move to the countryside where they are haunted by their tragedy and a sinister darkness. REVIEW: From director Tammi Sutton (who looks to have had plenty of experience with various horror productions) comes the new ghostly thriller “Whispers“. As with any new horror film, I often find that it …

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Film Review: Touch of Death (1988)

SYNOPSIS: Getting bored with the dating game and racking up a series of hefty gambling debts, a slobby middle-aged man begins murdering women then stealing their money and valuables afterwards. But Lester Parson is no average murderous thief – he takes great pleasure in his imaginative acts of violence, gruesomely bludgeoning his victims to death or casually roasting their heads …

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Film Review: WNUF Halloween Special (2013)

SYNOPSIS: Originally broadcast live on October 31, 1987, the ‘WNUF Halloween Special’ is a stunning expose of terrifying supernatural activity that unfolded at the infamous Webber House, the site of ghastly murders. Local television personality Frank Stewart leads a group of paranormal investigators including Catholic exorcist, Father Joseph Matheson and the prolific husband-and-wife team Louis and Claire Berger. Together, the …

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Film Review: George: A Zombie Intervention (2009)

SYNOPSIS: George’s friends have all gathered for an intervention… George’s intervention. You see, George is a zombie and George’s friends are attempting to convince George to stop eating people and to enter ‘zombie rehab’. But the intervention doesn’t go quite as planned REVIEW: Can anyone even count the amount of zombie films that have been released over the past several …

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Film Review: Cool Air (2006)

SYNOPSIS: Charlie Baxter, a struggling screenwriter, is searching for accommodation in a rundown mansion somewhere in the isolated mountains above Malibu. An expressionless and creatively bankrupt young man who rewrites exploitation sci-fi / horror scripts for a living, he takes a room in the mansion and learns of the mysterious doctor residing in the room above his own who dabbles …

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Film Review: No Man’s Land: The Rise of Reeker (2008)

SYNOPSIS: With a determined sheriff (Robert Pine) and his son hot on their heels, two casino robbers quickly realize that jail may be the least of their concerns when they discover that they’re being hunted by a malodorous monster. Michael Muhney (“Veronica Mars”), Valerie Cruz (“The Dresden Files”), Wilmer Calderon (“The Shield”) and Desmond Askew (Turistas) also star in writer-director …

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Film Review: Shame the Devil (2013) – Review 2

SYNOPSIS: When a London detective finds his murder investigation becomes a little too personal he travels to New York for answers in this Truth or Die chiller. REVIEW: Directed By: Paul Tarter Starring: Simon Phillips, Juliette Bennett, Will de Meo, Doug Bradley The subgenre of satanic based horror has been prevalent since the dawn of scary films. There’s something about …

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Film Review: Sculpture (2009)

SYNOPSIS: Sculpture is a psychological horror gore-fest that tells the story of Ashley Steele, an aspiring artist who returns home after the death of her father only to find the haunting memories of her repressed childhood await her. She is commissioned to create a life-size sculpture of the perfect man, and uses body builders from her brother’s gym as models, …

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Film Review: Homicidal (1961)

SYNOPSIS: “Miriam Webster is happy when her half brother Warren and their childhood nanny Helga, now partly paralysed and unable to speak, return to the United States after a lengthy stay in Europe. Warren will soon turn twenty-one and will inherit their father’s $10 million estate and although she will get nothing – their father’s will specified that only a …

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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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