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Film Review: Psycho (1960) – Review 2

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“Phoenix office worker Marion Crane is fed up with the way life has treated her. She has to meet her lover Sam in lunch breaks and they cannot get married because Sam has to give most of his money away in alimony. One Friday Marion is trusted to bank $40,000 by her employer. Seeing the opportunity to take the money and start a new life, Marion leaves town and heads … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Lodger (1927)

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“A serial killer known as the Avenger is murdering blonde women in London. A new lodger, Jonathan Drew, arrives at Mr. and Mrs. Bounting’s in Bloomsbury and rents a room. The man has some strange habits, he goes out during foggy nights and keeps a picture of a blonde girl in his bedroom. The Bounting’s daughter, Daisy, is a blonde model and she is engaged to Joe, a … Continue reading

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Film Review: Christmas Evil (1980)

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Harry is a weird and mentally unstable factory worker who is obsessed with Christmas and Santa Claus. After being treated like garbage by his co-workers and pretty much everyone else around him for years he finally snaps and takes it upon himself to dress up like Santa and go on a killing spree, brutally murdering anyone he comes across that he deems as “naughty.” Lock your doors and windows tight, kids, because Santa … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dead Genesis (2010)

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Seven months have passed since the dead took over. Many cities and states have been abandoned and left to die. Several self sufficient hunting groups have been established to take on the threat in a war aptly referred to as the ‘War on Dead’. Jillian Hurst, a former news writer and amateur documentarian, has set out to make a pro-war propaganda film to support the W.O.D. She … Continue reading

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Film Review: Some Guy Who Kills People (2011)

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Some Guy Who Kills People is about Ken Boyd, a lonely man fresh out of the loony bin, who sets out to kill those he deems responsible for his miserable life.

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Film Review: Perfect Life (2010)

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About college students that experience horrifying visions from the past while undergoing a fraternity initiation.

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I hate to say it but there was absolutely nothing perfect about “Perfect Life”. I will take that back. It was the perfect aid I needed to help me fall asleep. Maybe I would even go out on a limb and call it a perfect mess. Or … Continue reading

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Film Review: Extinction – The G.M.O. Chronicles (2011)

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After a mysterious illness starts to spread across the world turning people into zombie-like creatures a group of survivors (who have an immunity to the virus for some reason that is never quite explained) take refuge in an old abandoned military base. Our heroes struggle to stay alive, find other survivors, and find a cure for the virus so everything can get back to the way things were before the outbreak occurred. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Killer Stories (2010)

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“A true horror anthology containing perverse stories detailing serial killers stalking the local townspeople. A couple retreat home to have sex after meeting at a nightclub. Following their steamy lovemaking, they start to talk about the psychopathic local serial killers they have heard about. The first is about a killer who kidnaps a woman to torture her in as many sick and perverse ways possible. The second story follows a madman who has … Continue reading

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Film Review: A Lonely Place to Die (2011)

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A group of five mountaineers are hiking and climbing in the Scottish Highlands when they discover a young Serbian girl buried in a small chamber in the wilderness. They become caught up in a terrifying game of cat and mouse with the kidnappers as they try to get the girl to safety.

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Film Review: House of Mirrors (2012)

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Max Emerson, played by Brian Shotwell, is a successful music executive whose seemingly perfect life is turned upside down after waking up in his mansion. Amnesiac and unable to remember how he got there, he receives a phone call from a stranger claiming to have evidence that he committed a murder the night before.

With just 48 hours to solve the crime, the sadistic madman strings him along, taunting him with clues as … Continue reading

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Film Review: Laserblast (1978)

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A teenager stumbles upon an alien weapon, which transform him into a grotesque killer.

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Laserblast alluded me for many years. This sci-fi horror film of 1978 believe it or not was on the cusp of cutting edge. Or so I thought. I distinctly remember seeing the advert when it arrived thinking, this “might be” very cool cinema. Boy was I wrong.

“Laser Blast” had a some redeeming qualities in that … Continue reading

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Film Review: Stag Night Of The Dead (2010)

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If the mysterious plague sweeping the nation wasn’t bad enough, Dean is still going ahead with his doomed wedding tomorrow morning. That leaves him with a choice. Pick up the button holes and chocolate fountain as instructed by bridezilla Elaine, or go with five mates (and a stripper) to play ‘Zomball’ at a top secret military compound where you get to shoot zombies with huge stun guns. Disobeying the golden … Continue reading

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Film Review: Shark Night 3D (2011)

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A weekend at a lake house in the Louisiana Gulf turns into a nightmare for seven vacationers as they are subjected to fresh-water shark attacks.

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You know what sucks acolytes? When your beloved savior The Black Saint decides to take a vacation for 10 days in a week where three horror/sci-fi films are slated to open and he can’t … Continue reading

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Film Review: 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea (1954)

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“The oceans during the late nineteenth century are no longer safe, and many ships have been lost. Sailors have returned to port with stories of a vicious narwhal (a giant whale with a long horn) which sinks their ships. A naturalist, Professor Aronnax, his assistant Conseil, and professional whaler Ned Land join a US expedition which attempts to unravel the mystery.” (thanks to IMDB for that elaborate synopsis)

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Film Review: Casino Royale (1967)

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“Sir James Bond is enjoying his retirement when four international agents press him into service again in hopes of smashing SMERSH and topple Le Chiffre at the baccarat tables. Bond is taken in by Agent Mimi (alias Lady Fiona McTarry) who immediately falls in love with him. Bond’s illegitimate daughter, Mata Bond, whose mother was the late Mata Hari, is going to help out. The current agent using the Bond … Continue reading

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Film Review: Peter Portrait of a Killer (2011)

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This film chronicles the horrific acts committed by Peter Sutcliffe, who was dubbed “The Yorkshire Ripper due to the fact that he brutally murdered over a dozen women and attacked several more during his reign of terror that started in the late sixties and ended in the early eighties. The movie combines actual news footage of the murders and interviews with police (and Sutcliffe’s father) with a dramatization of the … Continue reading

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