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Film Review: Lake Noir (2011)

SYNOPSIS: A group of friends head off for a secluded getaway and encounter more than they bargained for. ‘Nothing good happens at this lake’ warns Ol’ Mr. McAvoy to a group of unsuspecting campers looking forward to a sex and alcohol fueled romp at a secluded lake. Little do they know the lake’s sordid past, the lake’s horrible atrocities and …

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Film Review: Crawlspace (2012)

SYNOPSIS: A team of Special Forces military personnel has been dispatched to clean up the mess at Pine Gap, a top secret underground experiment facility. With their cut and dry mission to execute any test subjects on site, their orders suddenly become compromised as a woman is discovered that strikes an uncanny resemblance to the Commander’s murdered wife. Will they …

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Film Review: Doom (2005)

SYNOPSIS: Space Marines are sent to investigate strange events at a research facility on Mars but find themselves at the mercy of genetically enhanced killing machines. REVIEW: Full disclosure: when I was assigned to watch and review the film, “Doom” , the 2005 release based on the popular eponymous video game, I was more than a little skeptical about it. …

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Film Review: Decay (2012)

SYNOPSIS: Four biochemistry employees are assigned the overnight shift to keep an eye on a facility two hundred feet underground. Something goes terribly awry as the system goes on lockdown and something sinister lurks around every darkened corner. REVIEW: Directed By: Luke Thompson, Michael Mazur Starring: Zoe Hatherell, Tom Procter, Stewart Martin-Haugh This export from the UK has tremendous promise …

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Film Review: Ghoul (2012)

SYNOPSIS: In small town America in the 1980s, a young boy comes to believe that the local abandoned mine may be home to a gruesome monster. REVIEW: GHOUL is very much in the Stephen King tradition of horror tales centred around children, with all the secret hideouts, midnight meet-ups, rival gangs, domestic issues, bicycles, etc., that entails. Unfortunately several things …

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Film Review: Hysterical (1983)

SYNOPSIS: A burned out writer retreats to a northwest town called Hellview to write the great American novel. Unfortunately for him, the lighthouse he is renting is inhabited by the spirit of a woman who killed herself there one hundred years before and now wants him to replace her lost love, Captain Howdy. When Captain Howdy is resurrected, two daring …

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Film Review: Animal Soup (2009)

SYNOPSIS: Three groups of hikers embark on a hike across the beautiful countryside, they quickly discover the local inhabitants are anything but friendly. REVIEW: Some films just head out of the gate pure nasty never letting let up. “Animal Soup” is one such film. Directed by David V.G. Davies and a fella who calls himself J.A.K., “Animal Soup” really doesn’t …

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Film Review: Reel Evil (2012)

SYNOPSIS: Struggling filmmakers – Kennedy, Cory and James – finally catch the break they were looking for when they are hired to shoot a ‘behind-the-scenes’ documentary for a major studio production. But their dream job quickly turns into a nightmare when they explore the legendary, haunted location and find something far worse than anything Hollywood could create. Terror becomes reality …

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Film Review: Family Saga (Familienradgeber) (2006)

SYNOPSIS: A dark black comedic gory look into splatter legend Olaf Ittenbach’s Family. Absurd extreme violence presented under the ridiculous premise of Olaf’s life. REVIEW: Well it had to be done. Olaf had created a film with his entire immediate family under the microscope of being truly dysfunctional to the point of this dark comedy titled “Family Saga” (aka Familienradgeber). …

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Film Review: The Millennium Bug (2011)

SYNOPSIS: With the famed 2000 Y2K bug in loom, the Haskin family retreats to a ghost town, in the mountains of Sierra Diablos. While camping they’re abducted by a deranged Hillbilly family, The Crawford’s. Neither family can possibly fathom the unearthly presence about to interrupt their unholy redneck wedding. Will The Haskins have what it takes to survive against all …

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Film Review: Darken (2012)

SYNOPSIS: When bouncer Roy begins to lose grip with his life, suffering from bad luck and bad dreams, his co-worker sends him to meet her shrink who specialized in interpreting dreams. The psychiatrist believes that Roy is blessed with a gift called the Darken. Slowly Roy begins to suspect that the doctor’s ramblings may actually be true and soon find …

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Film Review: The Hound Of The Baskervilles (1959)

SYNOPSIS: “When Sir Charles Baskerville dies unexpectedly, his nephew and heir Sir Henry returns from South Africa. Dr. Mortimer, the local doctor, is concerned about Sir Henry’s safety as he is convinced that Sir Charles was literally frightened to death. He consults Sherlock Holmes and recounts the tale of one Sir Hugo Baskerville who, several generations previously, had been killed …

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