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Film Review: Something Under the Christmas Tree (short film) (2014)

SYNOPSIS: A young boy encounters something evil under the Christmas tree. REVIEW: Christmas Eve and a young boy hears something downstairs. He investigates and finds the Christmas tree surrounded by gifts and excitedly goes to grab one of the presents. Unbeknownst to the boy something darts behind the tree and goes under it, hidden by the dark shadows of the …

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Film Review: The Casebook of Eddie Brewer (2012)

SYNOPSIS: Eddie Brewer is an old-school paranormal investigator, being followed as part of a documentary . REVIEW: Wonderfully creepy! You can embrace those words and prepare yourself for a damn eerie experience with new film “The Case of Eddie Brewer“. We’ve come to a point in horror cinema that the mere mention of a “cinema verite” or “found footage” style …

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Film Review: Dead End (2012)

SYNOPSIS: Carl Foster takes off on a well-deserved weekend break with his family knowing only too well that focus on work has impacted his relationship with his wife, young son, and teenage step-daughter. But after a short but restful break in the journey Carl awakens to find himself tied and bound in an old roadside diner, his family trussed and …

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Film Review: Phobia (2013)

SYNOPSIS: In 1885, a female doctor helping a group of people with their phobias becomes embroiled in a murder mystery surrounding a patient that may or may not be a vampire. REVIEW: Remember when vampires were feared more than fantasized about?  Though the resurgence of our fanged friends has been a welcome one amidst the relentless onslaught of zombies, slashers …

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Film Review: The Private Life Of Sherlock Holmes (1970)

SYNOPSIS: “Sherlock Holmes becomes involved in the case of Gabrielle Valladon when the young woman is fished out of the river and brought to 221b Baker Street by a cabbie. She’s quite beautiful and doesn’t really remember who she is or why she mentioned Holmes’ name when found. Using his deductive powers, Holmes determines she is Belgian and having retrieved …

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Film Review: Homecoming (2009)

SYNOPSIS: When Mike (Matt Long) returns to his hometown with his new girlfriend Elizabeth (Jessica Stroup), they are welcomed with open arms from everyone, except for Shelby (Mischa Barton) who still thinks she’s Mike’s true love. When Shelby tries to make a move on Mike, and finds out Mike has another girlfriend – she cracks. Shelby hits Elizabeth with a …

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Film Review: EvilEnko (2004)

SYNOPSIS: Police detective Vadim Lesiev (Marton Csokas) tracks the killer known as “the Monster of Rostov” in David Grieco’s film based on true events. The story follows Lesiev as he investigates the activities of Russian literature professor Andrei Chikatilo (Malcolm McDowell), a vicious serial killer who covers his bloody crimes by eating his victims. But to catch the elusive psychopath, …

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Film Review: Patient X (2009)

SYNOPSIS: After twenty years, local police captures the murderer of the older brother of a young boy. Now a doctor, he must go back to his old town and face the murderers himself. He then discovers that the murderers are Aswang (folkloric Filipino vampire-like creatures) and they pose a deadly threat not only to him but also for the entire …

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Film Review: The Phoenix Incident (2015)

SYNOPSIS: Blurring the line between fiction and reality, the fact-based, sci-fi thriller revolves around a military conspiracy and the controversial missing persons case surrounding the infamous Phoenix Lights. REVIEW: There is an awful lot to like about the new paranoid sci-fi/horror flick The Phoenix Incident. Presented as an explosive documentary that blows the lid off the government conspiracy surrounding the …

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