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Film Review: Dark Origins (short film) (2014)

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SYNOPSIS:

A psychologist discovers the terrifying trauma haunting her young patient may in fact lurk beyond the girl’s fractured mind.

REVIEW:

Another short film, this time DARK ORIGINS, a crowd funded short out of Australia.

Meet Ella (Rosie Keogh) who has been in a mental hospital since she was a child. All the drugs in the world cannot stop her from seeing the “Shadow People”, the same ones she spoke of following the death … Continue reading

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Film Review: Come Morning (2012)

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Set in rural Arkansas in 1973, Come Morning is the tragic story of Frank and his 10-year-old grandson and the hunting accident that forever changes their lives.

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Film Review: Premutos: Lord of the Living Dead (1997)

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Premutos is the first of the fallen Angels, even before Lucifer. His Goal is to rule the world, the living and the dead. His son should pave the way for him and appears arbitrary throughout human history and is then recognized as some kind of monster.

REVIEW:

Premutos – der Gefallene Engel (”The Fallen Angel;” this movie is also called Premutos: Lord of the Living Dead, a title that fits just as … Continue reading

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Film Review: Black Shuck (2012)

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Black Shuck shows what happened to a Suffolk film makers pet dog. After he was murdered while shooting a low budget film 100s of years ago villagers told of a large black dog following young ladies home after dark as a protector to them until the lady arrived safely home. Often she would turn around as home was coming into vision only to see that the dog had disappeared.

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Film Review: Snapshot (1979)

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A young hairdresser escapes her mundane existence by breaking into the world of modeling. Unfortunately for her she attracts the attention of a mysterious stalker soon after, and the person will stop at nothing to possess her.

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Film Review: Asmodexia (2014)

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Five days in the lives of an exorcist (Eloy Palma) and his granddaughter (Alba), working in the Barcelona area.

REVIEW:

Swiftly becoming oversaturated as of late, the exorcism film is threatening to encroach upon slasher and zombie territories.  Though a nearly impossible feat to reach the sheer amount of entries both subgenres have achieved, it remains a daunting task to stifle a sigh of indifference when yet another crops up. A spell further down … Continue reading

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Film Review: [REC] 4: Apocalypse (2014)

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Television reporter Ángela is rescued from the building where the virus first took hold, and taken to an oil tanker to be examined. However, it is unknown to the soldiers on the ship that she possibly carries the seed of the mysterious demonic virus.

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Film Review: Three Days of a Blind Girl (1993)

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After complications arising from recent eye surgery, a heart specialist’s young wife is told that she is temporarily blind but will recover in two or three days. The next day, he departs for a conference in Macau, leaving her in the care of their maid. Later in the day she has an unexpected guest – an acquaintance of her husband whom she has never met. He returns to the house … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Last Harbor (2010)

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A cop on the verge is sent to his small hometown to shape up. When a girl no one cares about goes missing, his slow recovery ends abruptly.

REVIEW:

The Last Harbor is a somewhat simple but well thought murder mystery about an alcoholic detective transferred to a harbor town sometime after the disappearance of the local prostitute.

This 2010 film was produced by independent companies Media 8 entertainment and Entertainment Motion … Continue reading

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Film Review: HellFire (2012)

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SYNOPSIS:

The Antichrist has been mistakenly kidnapped by a group of women who are tired of being taken advantage of by their pimp. What follows is a night of terror which if the girls don’t survive, they may unleash Hell on Earth

REVIEW:

Director: Marc Fratto
Starring: J. Scott Green, Katelyn Marie Marshall, Selene Beretta

Meet the Antichrist (J. Scott Green), a Charles Manson looking guy who narrates the beginning of our … Continue reading

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Film Review: Skinned Alive (1990)

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A family of weirdoes travel around looking for victims to skin for the leather company that they run. When their van breaks down in a small town a friendly mechanic lets them stay with him and his wife while he tries to fix their vehicle. Will they be the family’s next victims or will the alcoholic former cop that lives next door be able to save them before it’s too late?

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Film Review: Debris Documentar (2003)

SYNOPSIS:

Defecation. Death. Decay. Documentation.

REVIEW:

Most reviews of Debris Documentar follow the same redundant pattern: descriptions of the countless disgusting acts in the film, interspersed with exclamations of how disgusting it all is. If those acts were to be listed here in detail – and this is no exaggeration – there would be no space left for an actual review. This is the debut feature (although … Continue reading

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Film Review: Beckoning the Butcher (2013)

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An Internet “ghost hunter” films an invocation called Beckoning the Butcher with his friends for an online video. Inadvertently, he summons dangerous paranormal forces far beyond his control with the ritual.

REVIEW:

The camcorder rolls as Chris, Tara, Brent, Lorraine, and Nicole head up to rural Victoria (Australia not British Columbia). They are working on Chris’s latest episode of his online ghost hunting series. Chris says he’s wanted to come … Continue reading

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Film Review: Boy Meets Girl (1994)

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SYNOPSIS:

A man meets a woman in a bar, the two go back to her flat and begin watching p*rno films. The man passes out and wakes to find himself strapped to a dentist chair. The woman, along with her accomplice begin to torture the man…

REVIEW:

How many horror movies have you seen where a seemingly normal guy, or even a straight up creep, lures a woman (or women) back to his … Continue reading

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Film Review: School’s Out (1999)

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A group of seniors decide to have a party in their school on graduation night. Unfortunately an uninvited guest with a pair of scissors crashes the party and it isn’t long before the bodies begin to pile up.

REVIEW:

It’s a pretty well-known fact that I am a huge fan of slasher flicks. I’ve seen tons of them during my lifetime and while some of them are nothing short of awesome there … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death (2015)

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SYNOPSIS:
40 years after the first haunting at Eel Marsh House, a group of children evacuated from WWII London arrive, awakening the house’s darkest inhabitant.

REVIEW:
Hammer Films and Susan Hill start off 2015 with The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death a sequel to the Daniel Radcliffe ghostly feature from 2012. Tom Harper steps in to direct while the story shift to 1941 shortly after the German Air … Continue reading

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Film Review: Joe Vampire (2012)

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A Life he never asked for, A Curse he didn’t want. When a Civil War soldier is left to die after being attacked by a Vampire, he’s given a choice, turn or die. Now, after decades of being undead, Joe finally has something to live for when he crosses paths with a beautiful woman who is fascinated with his life. But when an old foe returns, will Joe be able to protect … Continue reading

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Film Review: Venial (2013)

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In the aftermath of World War II, a woman finds out her husband has died in the war. She is devastated, and questions her strong religious tenets. Meanwhile she and her two children, who live in a very old house in the country, start noticing strange supernatural phenomena.

REVIEW:

VENIAL is a melodramatic film from the get-go. It opens in a flurry of clouds, and Claire (Tiffany Browne Tavarez) walks through an … Continue reading

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Film Review: Left Behind (2014)

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A small group of survivors are left behind after millions of people suddenly vanish and the world is plunged into chaos and destruction.

REVIEW:

What would you do if you were left behind with Nicholas Cage while all the ‘true’ souls had been taken to heaven. Probably have a party because Cage is awesome and every loser/weirdo in the film Left Behind are the ones who are taken. I mean why wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Film Review: Lolita Vibrator Torture (1987)

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In her search for a missing friend, a young student crosses paths with a private detective who offers his services. Once her guard is down he is able to abduct her, and she wakes up in his lair – a shipping container on the back of a truck perched atop a tall building in Tokyo. It turns out that his main preoccupation is photography, and Kozue is his latest subject. Usually, after … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Day The Fish Came Out (1967)

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“See, there’s these little brown eggs that are radioactive and shit and so dangerous that the US military agents put them in a large solid lead cube, which they loose on an island that has these cult-like dancers the military sees as gay because of everyone having cut-out fashions with mesh and lace-up sides and every possible kind of pastel colour, but the erratic dancing is interspersed with head-to-toe white-wearing guys saying … Continue reading

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