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Film Review: The Dead Room (2015)

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SYNOPSIS: After a distraught New Zealand family abandons the rundown country house they’ve been calling home, a team of ghost hunters arrives to investigate, bringing along high-tech equipment, a young medium, and a few new theories about the paranormal. But will that be enough to uncover what’s residing in the house before it’s too late? REVIEW: Since at least 1963’s …

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Film Review: Apocalyptic (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: A local news crew becomes involved with a hidden doomsday cult REVIEW: Director: Glenn Triggs Starring Jane Elizabeth Barry, David Macrae, Geoff Pinfield Journalist Jodie Black (Jane Elizabeth Barry), and her camera man, Kevin Horner (Geoff Pinfield) hear about the possible existence of a doomsday cult called the Bytherainians, in forests of Australia and decide to investigate and uncover …

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Film Review: In Memorium (2005)

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SYNOPSIS: Two months after being diagnosed with terminal cancer, Dennis Wade, a struggling filmmaker, decides to document his illness. Still free from symptoms, he and his girlfriend, Lily, sublet a house and install motion-triggered security cameras throughout. Two days later…the cameras capture something unsettling: Noises and movement in empty rooms. The next morning, Dennis’ cancer begins to advance at an …

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Film Review: Voodoo Curse – Legba’s Rache (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: A group of teenage Goths tries to summon a voodoo god at an ancient graveyard. While being sedated through medicals and high on drugs, they get surrounded and butchered by awaking voodoo zombies. REVIEW: Voodoo Curse – Legba’s Rache is an independently made, low budget, German zombie movie written and directed by Stefan Svahn (he’s unfortunately only made one …

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Film Review: Big Bad (2016)

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SYNOPSIS: A playful nod to 80’s adventure films that finds a group kids spending the night in an abandoned jail for a school fundraiser. Things take a chilling turn when their chaperone vanishes just as a vicious beast attacks REVIEW: If you dig Glee and the High School Musical flicks, you just might like Big Bad. If you’re waiting with …

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Film Review: House of Carnage (2006)

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  SYNOPSIS: An ax-wielding cannibal chases two women through the Pennsylvania woods. REVIEW: When Ryan Cavalline’s House of Carnage begins, it’s like a page right out of the original Texas Chainsaw Massacre – as the words slowly scroll across the screen (often misspelled and grammatically incorrect, which is kind of inexcusable in the day of spell check and editors), a …

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Film Review: Ma Mere (2004)

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SYNOPSIS: A young man who’s father recently died is taken in by his mother, who introduces him to a hedonistic world of excess and sex. REVIEW: Freud would absolutely love this movie. Pierre’s father has just died, and he is taken in by his mother. He starts the movie as a completely sexually inexperienced young man, which we learn when …

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Film Review: Junk Bonds The Return of Junkbucket (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: A sequel to the underground hit, Junkbucket, Junk Bonds picks up a year later as Junkbucket has found himself a family of phallic cannibals to join him in his quest to castrate most of Western Washington. REVIEW: Every filmmaker has inspirations.  They watched movies that shaped them into the creative person that they are.  Many filmmakers pay tribute to …

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Film Review: Just Desserts: The Making of ‘Creepshow’ (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: Details the making of Stephen King & George A. Romero’s 1982 horror anthology classic, from conception through to completion REVIEW: Fans of the movie “Creepshow” may or may not have seen this release when it originated in 2007 (which was previously only available overseas in repackaged formats). When I first received this, my thought was …why a dedicated release …

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Film Review: Cell (2016)

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SYNOPSIS: When a mysterious cell phone signal causes apocalyptic chaos, an artist is determined to reunite with his young son in New England. REVIEW: A movie starring John Cusack and Samuel L. Jackson is one that was sure to catch my attention. I had been hearing about this title for awhile now not entirely knowing it was a 28 days-ish …

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Film Review: The Thingy: Confessions of a Teenage Placenta (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: It’s the placenta coming of age story the world’s been waiting for. As Luke the Placenta enters his teenage years, he tries desperately to connect with those around him, only to be met with indifference, confusion, and cruelty. And the sweet taste of oral fixation. REVIEW: Love, like all intangibles, is an enigma. The only way it can be …

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