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Film Review: Room 6 (2006)

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A young woman’s world is turned upside down after a tragic accident steals away her boyfriend. The walls of reality continue to crumble as the troubled woman and a fellow victim try to track down their loved ones at a mysterious hospital which should not exist.

REVIEW:

“Room 6” just so happens to be one of those films I’ve come back to several times. I rented it in 2006, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Deserted House (aka The Haunted House Project) (2010)

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Over the past 42 years, six people have gone missing, eight people have died “accidently” and eleven cases of murder have occurred in a deserted house. 3 members of an abandoned house exploring club and 3 staff members of a broadcasting company go into the deserted house. All of them disappear.

REVIEW:

By now, you would think with all their expertise in the ghost and scary ambience department, that the … Continue reading

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Film Review: 7 Nights of Darkness (2011)

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In 2010 six reality television show contestants spent seven nights in an abandoned and haunted asylum. The show never aired but an editor for the network was able to piece together some footage. The prize for staying all seven nights was a share of one million dollars that was to be split amongst any contestants that didn’t leave. No prize money was ever awarded.

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And so it begins, another … Continue reading

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Film Review: K3 Prison of Hell (2009)

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Andreas Bethmann brings us another slice of prime exploitation! Stuck on a prison island, 2 young woman are subjected to rape and torture, but when they escape into the jungle with the help of the camp’s female Doctor, the nightmare continues!

REVIEW:

“K3: Prison of Hell” is a German x-rated exploitation horror film. Based around the “women in prison” films such as the Ilsa collection, K3 is indeed a hybrid creation … Continue reading

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Film Review: Snow Beast (2011)

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Jim Harwood, scientist and divorced father heads up to the mountains with his feisty teenage daughter for his annual lynx research trip. Once he arrives, he is surprised to discover that the lynx population hasn’t diminished; it has disappeared. The reason for this disappearance is the Snow Beast, and it has a hunger for more than just mountain feline…

REVIEW:

Written by Brittany Wiscomb
Directed by Brian Brough
Starring: John Schneider, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Wasteland (2011)

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SYNOPSIS:

When a group of religious zealots destroy everything that he loves and leaves him for dead, a man embarks on a journey of revenge that will take him through all the post-apocalyptic dangers that is WASTELAND.

REVIEW:

Best line: “Don’t you look like a little snickerdoodle, and maaaan do I love snickerdoodles.”

Best line runner up: “Seems like we got ourselves a reeeaaal conundrum. A Mexican type … Continue reading

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Film Review: Cold Sweat (Sudor frĂ­o) (2010)

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SYNOPSIS:

Any Drop Could Be Your Last…

REVIEW:

What’s that you say? What kind of a synopsis is that? What the heck is “Cold Sweat” about you ask? The Black Saint was kinda confused as well as this new thriller from Argentina began. But as it progressed, I found out that at it’s heart it’s just a fun but overall stupid little movie that tries a little too hard to entertain us. Let me … Continue reading

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Film Review: Alone in the Dark (1982)

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Four homicidal maniacs escape from an insane asylum when a black out causes the state of the art security system keeping them locked up malfunctions. After killing some staff members of the asylum they head toward their new psychiatrist’s house (who they want to kill as they think that he murdered the psychiatrist that he replaced), killing anyone unlucky enough to get in their way. The psychiatrist and his family … Continue reading

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Film Review: 28 Days Later (2002)

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SYNOPSIS:

Four weeks after a mysterious, incurable virus spreads throughout the UK, a handful of survivors try to find sanctuary.

REVIEW:

Taking on a film like “28 Days Later” is more like an invitation to write about what makes a great movie. And let’s make no mistake. “28 Days Later” is a great movie! I wouldn’t say that I’m surprised or that you should be as director Danny Boyle has always been somewhat … Continue reading

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Film Review: Drive (2011)

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SYNOPSIS:

A Hollywood stunt performer who moonlights as a wheelman discovers that a contract has been put on him after a heist gone wrong.

REVIEW:

“Driver” (the character name given to Ryan Gosling) loves to Drive. He works on cars during the day, races cars for money and even takes the occasional heist operation on for extra cash. He feels at home behind the wheel, which is evident in his … Continue reading

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Film Review: Bad Dreams (1988)

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In the mid-’70s, a cult group called Unity Field commits mass suicide, but a young girl survives. After being in a coma for thirteen years she wakes up in a psyche ward, not remembering the incident. The psychiatrist tries to help her remember, but she begins seeing the leader of the cult talking to her from the grave, and the other members of her therapy group begin to commit suicide around her. Or … Continue reading

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Film Review: Fright Night (1985)

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SYNOPSIS:

When a teenager learns that his next door neighbour is a vampire, no one will believe him.

REVIEW:

Director – Tom Holland
Starring – Chris Sarandon, William Ragsdale, Amanda Bearse, Roddy McDowall, Stephen Geoffreys

This gem of a horror movie came out in 1985 and at the time was a welcome breath of fresh air. Until then, the screen was starting to become dominated by the ever popular splatter genre (in all … Continue reading

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Film Review: XII (2008)

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SYNOPSIS:

Judge. Jury. Executioner. A convicted felon named Leonard Karlsson is released on parole after years of imprisonment, but not before the other inmates attack him and horribly scar his face. Once free, he begins a horrific series of murders seeking revenge on the twelve jurors who convicted him. One by one, he tortures and strips his victims of their faces. In a small southwestern American town, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Nightmare City (1980)

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An airplane exposed to radiation lands, and blood drinking zombies emerge armed with knives, guns and teeth! They go on a rampage slicing, dicing, and biting their way across the Italian countryside.

REVIEW:

Director – Umberto Lenzi
Starring – Hugo Stiglitz, Laura Trotter, Maria Rosaria Omaggio

From Italian director Umberto Lenzi comes one unique zombie movie. Maybe super zombies is a more accurate term because I’ve never seen zombies like this before. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Zombieland (2009)

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SYNOPSIS:

A shy student trying to reach his family in Ohio, and a gun-toting tough guy trying to find the Last Twinkie and a pair of sisters trying to get to an amusement park join forces to travel across a zombie-filled America.

REVIEW:

#1 Rule = Cardio, #2 rule Double Tap. You might think that you’ve fallen right into a zombie instruction manual. An in some of the cases, that may … Continue reading

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Film Review: Angel Heart (1987)

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Harry Angel (Mickey Rourke), a down-and-out 1950s Brooklyn gumshoe, is hired by shady Louis Cyphre (Robert De Niro) to locate a pop singer who reneged on a debt. Each time Harry makes contact with someone who might know the singer’s whereabouts, though, he or she is killed in a horrible, ritualistic fashion. Harry’s journey soon leads him to the sweltering, voodoo-filled swamps of Louisiana in search of a Satanic cult. … Continue reading

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