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Film Review: The Walking Dead Girls (2011)

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The Walking Dead Girls is a behind-the-scenes look into zombie culture in the United States and the obsession into “”Sexy Female Zombies””. What is it about Zombie Bimbos or “”Zimbies”” that are starting to gain the worlds interest? Why are zombies now in mainstream culture and seen in advertising from JCPenny and Sears? With interviews with zombie master maker George Romero and cult movie star Bruce Campbell from ZomBcon 2010 … Continue reading

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Film Review: Funny Man (1994)

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When Max Taylor wins the ancestral home of Callum Chance in a game of Poker, little does he realise that the game is far from over… One by one, Max’s family are murdered by the Funny Man, a demonic jester with a varied and imaginative repertoire of homicidal techniques and an irreverent sense of humour. Meanwhile, Max’s brother is on his way to the mansion with a bunch on hitchhikers … Continue reading

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Film Review: Stalker (1979)

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“Near a grey and unnamed city is The Zone, an alien place guarded by barbed wire and soldiers. Over his wife’s objections, a man rises in the early morning and leaves her with their disabled daughter to meet two men. He’s a Stalker, one of a handful who have the mental gifts (and who risk imprisonment) to lead people into The Zone to The Room, a place where one’s secret hopes come … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dead Still (2014)

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Upon the death of his great grandfather, Brandon Davis a wedding photographer inherits an antique camera famous for taking Victorian death photography. After photographing his subjects they start to die from horrible, bizarre deaths.

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Upon discovering the subject of the movie I was pretty eager to watch this film. It is a subject that a few before this have dabbled in and explored. None with outrageous success however. I personally … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Pirates (2014)

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On the eve of the founding of the Joseon Dynasty, an unprecedented robbery shocks the nation-in-waiting: a whale has swallowed the Emperor’s Royal Seal, and a bounty placed on its retrieval. Now, every infamous gang of thieves, thugs, pirates, and government agents take to the seas, battling the elements, creatures of the deep, and each other to possess the mother of all rewards.

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Korean action comedy, “The Pirates” lands on bluray … Continue reading

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Film Review: From a Whisper to A Scream (1987)

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On the eve of his niece’s execution, historian Julian White (Vincent Price) recounts four terrifying tales in this gruesome horror anthology. It seems the town of Oldfield, Tenn., isn’t the sleepy hamlet it appears to be: White introduces four scary short stories involving necrophilia, ghosts, voodoo priests and demon children with uncontrollable appetites. Clu Gulager, Terry Kiser, Harry Caesar, Rosalind Cash and Cameron Mitchell star.

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There was a time in the 80’s … Continue reading

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Film Review: Human Nature (2004)

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While his lonely wife yearns for his touch, disturbed husband Harry (Donny James Lucas) shuns her advances and throws his energy into his unusual hobby: abducting beautiful women and torturing them in his garage. This terrifying gore fest directed by Vince D’Amato is twisted enough — until you find out it’s based on real events. (Then, it’s even creepier.) The supporting cast includes Cynthia Potvin, Dana McLoughlin and Tamara Pender.

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Film Review: Enter the Dangerous Mind (2013)

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A reclusive American composer with an online following has a tentative romance with a beautiful social worker. This offers a glimmer of hope, but his mind fractures as the voices in his head grow louder and more destructive.

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Jim, played by Jake Hoffman, is a mild-mannered, freelance IT consultant by day. However, by night, he’s a faceless composer of electronic dance music; a sub-par Skrillex hiding his identity through soundcloud. It’s … Continue reading

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Film Review: Broken (2006)

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After dating a wonderful man, Hope comes back home, sees her daughter Jennifer and goes to sleep. She wakes-up in the woods with a psychopath, fighting to survive for more than forty days and asking information about her daughter to the stranger.

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The variety of movies coming out of Dimension Extreme Films really is a mixed bag, isn’t it? At one point, you’ve got movies like Inside and Eden Lake … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hayride 2 (2015)

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A crazed killer known as PITCHFORK returns from the hospital gurney to slay his victims once more.

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Film Review: Angels with Dirty Wings (2009)

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Three jaded women traverse the German countryside on their motorcycles. Michaela and Gabriela are on the verge of welcoming Lucy to their exclusive group, but first she must prove herself to them. They question her attitudes, her past, and her commitment to the ideals of the group. Lucy rises to each challenge, shedding all her inhibitions along the way. She seduces men without the slightest effort, becomes the star attraction … Continue reading

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Film Review: A Cry From Within (2014)

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Overcoming the heartache and tragic loss of a child a family relocates from New York City to the country. The house they’ve chosen soon begins to reveal a most ominous presence. Will the apparition get their new cohabitants to hear their Cry From Within?

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Directed by: Zach Miller, Deborah Twiss
Starring: Eric Roberts, Deborah Twiss, Cathy Moriarty, James McCaffrey, Sydney McCann, Matthew McCann

A special commendation should … Continue reading

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Film Review: A Bay of Blood (Twitch of the Death Nerve) (1971)

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The wealthy Countess Federica (Isa Miranda) is brutally murdered and the
crime is made to look like a suicide. Someone has conspired to take control of her beautiful bayside estate and turn it into a resort to reap the monetary benefits. Little do the conspirators know that death is stalking them. Their greed is soon rewarded with absolute carnage. Brutal death awaits all who threaten the integrity of the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Huff (2013)

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When a mother realizes her sleaze bag, bible thumping husband has been abusing her daughters she goes to extremes to ensure their safety. On the run the three girls must manage to stay one step ahead of their maniacal step father, Huff will revenge in his eyes.

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Film Review: Late Night Double Feature (2014) – Review 2

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A double bill of 1950s-style B-movie shorts from writer/director Christopher R. Mihm, the king of “new old, good bad” movies.

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Where to begin! This one kind of left me a bit speechless and asking myself what the hell did I just watch! Seriously, everything about it is very ‘different’ to anything else I have seen recently. This actually turned out to be a good thing! I will be honest, I was not … Continue reading

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Film Review: It Follows (2014)

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After a young girl gets involved in a sexual confrontation, she is followed by an unknown force.

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It’s become something of a regular occurrence for those of us who watch horror films. Every so often, there’s a new one that has the critics falling down over themselves to declare it the scariest new film in decades, or the scariest film since The Exorcist (that one gets batted around a … Continue reading

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Film Review: Necrophagia: Through Eyes of the Dead (2000)

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Through Eyes of the Dead is American extreme metal band Necrophagia’s first video compilation, first released in 2000. It consists of clips for five original songs, interspersed with brief snippets of interview footage. Most of these songs are taken from the 1998 album “Holocausto de la Morte”. The clips combine footage of the band performing with scenes from horror films.

 

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Necrophagia are something of an institution in the metal universe. Still … Continue reading

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Film Review: Black Past (1989)

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Thommy and his family move to a new place. In the attic, he finds a box surrounded with chains. He opens it. In the box, he finds a mirror and a diary.

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Olaf Ittenbach is well known by now, not only in his homeland of Germany, but all over the world of horror, as a pioneer of the splatter, gross-out, ultra-gore special effects. His masterful work can be found in not only … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Late Night Double Feature (2014)

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“A double bill of fifties-style B-movie shorts from writer-director Christopher R. Mihm, the king of ‘new old, good bad’ movies! X The Fiend From Beyond Space: On a decades-long mission to Alpha Centauri, the crew of the UESPA spaceship Endeavor are awakened from LD-sleep to find themselves in orbit around a rogue planet. Finding nothing but a seemingly dead alien on the planet’s surface, the Captain decides to bring it aboard for … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Thief Of Bagdad (1924)

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“The thief will steal the gold from your purse; the food from your house; or the magic rope. Whatever he wants, he takes and he has decided to steal from the Caliph – until he sees the Princess. He loses his heart to her and disguises himself as Prince Ahmed – one of four royal suitors for her hand. When she picks him, he is overcome and confesses to his true nature … Continue reading

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Film Review: It’s A Wonderful Life (1946)

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“George Bailey has spent his entire life giving of himself to the people of Bedford Falls. He has always longed to travel but never had the opportunity in order to prevent rich skinflint Mister Potter from taking over the entire town. All that prevents him from doing so is George’s modest building and loan company, which was founded by his generous father. But on Christmas Eve, George’s Uncle Billy loses the business’s … Continue reading

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