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Film Review: Le Fear II: Le Sequel (2015)

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After the disaster of Le Fear, director Carlos Revalos decides to make a sequel with a bigger budget. What could go wrong? Simply everything!

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Writer/Director Carlos Revalos (Kyri Saphiris) has a brand new script that he’s looking to turn into a film. It’s a horror film featuring vampires, and he’s managed to secure a promise of 10 million pounds from producer Dirk Heinz (Andrew Tiernan) to help finance the film. All … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Guest (2014)

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A soldier introduces himself to the Peterson family, claiming to be a friend of their son who died in action. After the young man is welcomed into their home, a series of accidental deaths seem to be connected to his presence.

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Film Review: The Nostril Picker (1993)

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Loner turns into a girl to lure and kill other girls.

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Joe Bucowski is creepy stalker who learns how to transform himself into a 17-year-old student. He uses his bizarre ‘super power’ to infiltrate a high school clique, and pick off their female student body one by one in an orgy of violence and cannibalism. Let’s be honest here. There but for the grace of God goes a potential high-concept Rob … Continue reading

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Film Review: See No Evil 2 (2014) – Review 2

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A group of friends pays a late-night visit to the city morgue to surprise Amy (Harris) on her birthday. But the surprise is on them when the one-eyed corpse of brutal psychopath Jacob Goodnight (Jacobs) unexpectedly rises from a cold sub-basement slab. Their wild party quickly turns into a terrifying slay-fest as the sadistic mass-murderer resumes his savage rampage complete with hooks, surgical knives and power saws.

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There are little horror … Continue reading

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Film Review: Scary Santa (short film) (2014)

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Set on Christmas Eve, a young girl awakens to the sound of Santa in her living room. What she finds standing there is something she can barely comprehend. And she doesn’t have time to, either…

REVIEW:

At just 90 seconds long, this has got to be one of the briefest horror shorts that I’ve ever reviewed! What is amazing is how it still manages to pack a punch that even some feature … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Last Halloween (short film) (2013)

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Four young trick-or-treaters set out on a door-to-door adventure – making their way from house to house, collecting strange treats as they go – that could very well end up being… the Last Halloween!

REVIEW:

To anyone who read my review of Remote last year (in case you’re interested,  you will know that Marc Roussel really impressed me with his ability to make a powerful, thought-provoking horror short. So, as you … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Legend of Pumpkin Face (short film) (2014)

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As Halloween nears, a group of people begin to realize that the stories of a pumpkin faced killer are more than just an urban legend.

REVIEW:

Perhaps the most appropriate way to introduce this film is to quote their Buzzfeed page, ‘This is what happens when pumpkins decide to carve back. Viewer discretion is advised. Contains images of gore, sexual content, and incredibly awesome scenes.’ Now I love a bit of quirkiness … Continue reading

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Film Review: Jinn (2014)

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Shawn, an automotive designer, enjoys an idyllic life with his new wife Jasmine until it is interrupted by a cryptic message. The message warns of imminent danger and a curse that has afflicted his family for generations.

REVIEW:

Effects overtake plot in this fantasy action film from Ajmal Zaheer Ahmed that is more show reel than it is a fully formed product.

Shawn has it all; a well-paid job as an … Continue reading

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Film Review: Aftermath (2013)

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A dark comedy about one man’s overreaction! Roma’s (Anthony Michael Hall) perfect life unravels when his foreman goes missing and he chooses to fire the wrong guy.

REVIEW:

Aftermath is a mystery of a film in itself. There is so little information about it on the internet that one would think it doesn’t exist. This is an oddity as even obscure films I’ve seen dating back to the 70’s have more facts than … Continue reading

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Film Review: Satanic Panic (2009)

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Inspired by true events, this bloody chiller tells the story of young Toby and Cindy Richards, who are abducted by a Satanic cult. Although Cindy escapes, Toby is never found, and Cindy remains haunted by the ordeal. Twenty-five years later, a group of friends reunites for a camping trip, which goes horribly awry when they’re stranded near the site of Cindy’s abduction and terrorized by fiendish satanists looking for sacrificial … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Landlord (2009)

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The Landlord is the story of Tyler, the unfortunate young owner of a demon-haunted apartment building. While finding tenants has never been a problem for Tyler, keeping them alive long enough to pay rent is. No matter how nicely Tyler asks, he cannot keep the demons from eating the renters (nor even persuade them to wait a month or two). The demons never listen. And why should they? They have … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Scarehouse (2014)

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When two friends open a Halloween fun house on Devil’s Night it is all fun and games until their former sorority sisters begin to arrive. These six sisters are confronted by their past as the night spins out of control.

REVIEW:

It all begins with the two main protagonists, Elaina (Kimberly Sue-Murray) & Corey (Sarah Booth), preparing up the titular setting. Intercut with this are shots of a old video featuring … Continue reading

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Film Review: Bag Boy Lover Boy (2014)

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Meet Albert, an oddball hotdog vendor who is shocked to find himself suddenly becoming the bizarre muse of enigmatic NYC photographer Ivan Worthington. But shocks come his way, even more so when, amidst his role in Ivan’s disturbing photographs for which he poses, Albert finds out just how difficult it is to succeed in the art world, leading him to take some disturbing photographs of his own that suit his … Continue reading

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Film Review: Call Girl Of Cthulu (2014)

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When a virginal artist falls in love with a call girl, she turns out to be the chosen bride of the alien god Cthulhu. To save her, he must stop an ancient cult from summoning their god and destroying mankind.

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Carter Wilcox (David Phillip Carollo) is a nebbish in the purest sense of the word. So much so that despite the fact that has a sexually adventurous, yet protective roommate named Erica … Continue reading

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Film Review: Disengaged (short film) (2014)

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A determined young woman faces the daunting task of taking care of her neighbors after a post-apocalyptic event leaves them frozen in place.

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Film Review: The Pyramid (2014)

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An archaeological team attempts to unlock the secrets of a lost pyramid only to find themselves hunted by an insidious creature.

REVIEW:

It seems odd that a horror movie like The Pyramid would open in December, smack dab in the middle of a slew of prestige films looking for award consideration. Could it be that director Gregory Levassuer & screenwriters Daniel Meersand/Nick Simon believe that their film is worthy of some kind … Continue reading

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Film Review: Bigfoot Wars (2014)

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After a mysterious slew of grisly killings, sasquatches and humans tangle in a small Southern town. The local sheriff and a backwoods hunter must stand up to the monsters . . . before it’s too late.

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Another low-rent made-for-TV creature feature? Yes, indeed . . . more of the same from director Brian T. Jaynes (the BOGGY CREEK remake). BIGFOOT WARS is a film whose existence will forever be denied by … Continue reading

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Film Review: Spirits of the Fall (2008)

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This Halloween, the spirits are restless and things that go bump in the night are closer than they seem for Chris, a widower who is coming to terms with his loss. While living in his hotel, strange things begin to happen. Voices in the night and faces at the window are not uncommon and things are about to get a lot worse when he is forced to face the paranormal and … Continue reading

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Film Review: Isis Rising: Curse of The Lady Mummy (2013)

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Teens on a museum field trip accidentally awaken the soul of ISIS, an ancient Egyptian sorceress seeking to resurrect her dead lover.

REVIEW:

Director: Lisa Palenica
Writers: Ted Chalmers, Annie T. Conlon, Lisa Palenica
Stars: Priya Rai, James Bartholet, Michael Alvarez, Lisa Palenica

Isis Rising: Curse of The Lady Mummy is an E-grade horror staring Priya Rai, a hardcore porn actress, as the titular character. Basic plot (not always a … Continue reading

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Film Review: Day of the Mummy (2014)

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In hope of getting his hands on the famed diamond known as the Codix Stone, Jack Wells joins a group of archaeologists out to explore a newly discovered tomb in Egypt, that of the cursed king Neferu. When the Mummy of the king returns from the dead seeking human victims, Jack is in for the most horrifying experience of his life.

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Found footage. It’s a method of storytelling that has become … Continue reading

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Film Review: Psycho II (1983)

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SYNOPSIS:

After twenty-two years of psychiatric care, Norman Bates attempts to return to a life of solitude… but the specters of his crimes — and his mother — continue to haunt him.

REVIEW:

“Goodnight, Mary.”

The original film (directed by Alfred Hitchcock in 1960) was essentially the first slasher film and, in turn, initiated a new avenue of horror that has, by now, become passé (though, nonetheless, commercially successful). The manipulative nature of Hitchcock’s … Continue reading

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