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Film Review: The Sender (1982)

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A disturbed telepathic man is able to transmit his dreams and visions into the minds of the people around him.

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Director – Roger Christian
Starring – Kathryn Harrold, Zeljko Ivanek, Shirley Knight, Paul Freeman

To say that the horror genre exploded in the early eighties is a bit of an understatement. Many factors were involved, including the widespread purchasing of the VCR, but one of the main ones was … Continue reading

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Film Review: Spriggan (1998)

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“Yu is a young man who has a past he desperately wants to forget. At present he is a superhuman top agent for ARCAM, an organisation dedicated to protecting ancient artifacts to prevent them from falling into the wrong hands. However, he receives several bloody messages, culminating in the suicide of a friend, stating that Noah would be his death. In response, Yu travels to Turkey to visit the ARCAM dig at … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)

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“Shipping magnate Karl Stromberg has employed two brilliant scientists to develop a submarine tracking system. Once it is finished, he assures them of multi-million-dollar payouts to their Swiss bank accounts, but not before ruthlessly murdering his young assistant by dumping her into a tank inhabited by a man-eating tiger shark. Shortly afterward, British and Soviet submarines vanish while on routine moves, and Bond is called into action. Also called to duty is … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hobgoblins (1988)

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A young security guard must track down diminutive aliens who kill people even as they make their fantasies come true.

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Film Review: The Fall Of The House Of Usher (1960)

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“After a long journey, Philip arrives at the Usher mansion seeking his loved one, Madeline. Upon arriving, however, he discovers that Madeline and her brother Roderick Usher have been afflicted with a mysterious malady: Roderick’s senses have become painfully acute, while Madeline has become catatonic. That evening, Roderick tells his guest of an old Usher family curse: any time there has been more than one Usher child, all of the siblings have … Continue reading

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Film Review: All American Zombie Drugs (2010)

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Vinny and Sebastion, two burnouts, going nowhere in small town suburbia and still riding the high of their high-school days, start a business doing the only thing they have ever excelled at…drugs. With the help of a jealous girlfriend and a rich goth chick, Vinny and Sebastion take on the mob, angry, geeky, frat-boys, and zombies in the search of the perfect high.

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Well, I did it..I sat … Continue reading

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Film Review: Prom Night (1980)

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A group of kids playing a very strange game leads to the accidental death of a little girl. Years later when the group is in high school and looking forward to attending their prom someone decides to make them pay for their actions that caused the little girl to die by killing them one-by-one. Will Kim and the school principal be able to figure out who is behind the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Slaughtered Vomit Dolls (2006)

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The gruesome tapestry of psychological manifestations of a nineteen year old bulimic runaway stripper-turned prostitute as she descends into a hellish pit of Satanic nightmares and hallucinations.

REVIEW:

Emetophilia. Those who know the definition of that word will probably be able to decide if Slaughtered Vomit Dolls is for them without reading any further. For all of the (fortunately) uninitiated, emetophilia is more widely known as vomit fetish. And if … Continue reading

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Film Review: Birdemic – Shock and Terror (2010)

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A platoon of eagle & vultures attack the residence of a small town. Many people died. It’s not known what caused the flying menace to attack. Two people managed to fight back, but will they survive Birdemic?

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We often flock to the ridiculous and the absurd (pun intended). In some cases these films go on to become or have a sort of cult status. I believe the film BIRDEMIC … Continue reading

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Film Review: Delivery: The Beast Within (2013)

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As Kyle and Rachel Massy look forward to the birth of their first child, production on a TV show about their pregnancy captures a series of unexplainable and unexpected events that hint at the supernatural. After the show is canceled, due to complications, the director continues to investigate into what may be happening to Rachel and her unborn child.

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Delivery: The Beast Within from the production team of Brian Netto … Continue reading

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Film Review: X-men: Days of Future Past (2014)

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The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods. The X-Men join forces with their younger selves in an epic battle that must change the past – to save our future by sending Wolverine to change history and prevent an event that results in doom for both humans and mutants.

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Film Review: Zombie Diaries (2006)

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In the not-too-distant future, a mysterious plague has spread to every corner of the planet. Once it kills, the virus reanimates the dead, transforming them into flesh-eating zombies. This film reveals the terror through the eyes of its witnesses. Video cameras from a documentary film crew, a couple fleeing London (ground zero for the virus) and a band of survivors holed up in a barn capture the relentless zombie attack … Continue reading

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Film Review: Zombie Undead (2010)

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A car roars through the darkened country roads. Inside, a distraught Sarah, holding her stricken dad, Mark, is desperately trying to stem the flow of blood. Having been re-directed to an Evacuation facility on the edge of town, Steve, an off-duty Paramedic is in a race against time fully aware that Marks chances of survival are rapidly slipping away. The scene that greets them on arrival is one of chaos. The … Continue reading

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Film Review: Mesa Of Lost Women (1953)

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“A mad scientist named Aranya is creating giant spiders and dwarfs in his lab on Zarpa Mesa in Mexico. He wants to create a master race of superwomen by injecting his female subjects with spider venom.” (courtesy IMDB)

REVIEW:
This week’s endearing endurance test is set south of the border – not Melbourne but Mexico – where a scientist and his diminutive dwarves are super-sizing spiders in their spare time. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hydra (2009)

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Several wealthy men travel to an isolated island to partake in a most dangerous game: hunting down four former convicts simply for the thrill of the chase. But little do they know that the predators will soon become the prey. When the mythical many-headed Hydra emerges, both the hunters and the hunted find themselves imperiled by the horrific beast. George Stults and Michael Shamus Wiles star in this Sci-Fi Channel … Continue reading

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Film Review: Alter Ego (2014/2002)

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A model shoot in an abandoned, old school turns horrific when death in the form of murderous dopplegangers begins to hunt down the models and the crew.

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Alter Ego (A Conjuring School) is being released as a forgotten classic from a master of Japanese horror. That master is director Takashi Shimizu, the maestro behind the Ju-On series and its U.S. counterpart The Grudge. This film first released in 2002 … Continue reading

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