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Film Review: Growing Out (2009)

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After moving into a decrepit house, struggling songwriter Tom (Michael Hampton) finds an unlikely roommate in the form of a live human hand sprouting from his basement floor. As the mysterious growth continues to evolve, so does its relationship with Tom, who’s also busy falling in love with his neighbor’s girlfriend, Veronica (Devon Iott). Dark comedy, horror and musical numbers intermingle with spine-tingling glee in this warped indie film.

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Film Review: Hush (2008)

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A young couple on a motorway journey are drawn into a game of cat and mouse with a truck driver following a near accident

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It isn’t something I am used to when I am made a bit uncomfortable by dialogue in a film. It is an even rarer one when this happens within the first few minutes of the film. “Hush” manages to do this straight out of the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Halloween Resurrection (2002)

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When a group of college students win a contest to spend the night in the childhood home of serial killer Michael Myers, they expect a few scares but none of them are prepared for what awaits them. The house has been rigged with cameras as they are to be broadcasted live over the internet to be watched by millions. As they wander around the house in search of some kind … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hallettsville (2009)

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Tyler Jensen (Derek Lee Nixon, who co-wrote the script) and his pals in a tiny Texas town enjoy hanging out in Tyler’s new digs. That is, until said pals start mysteriously dying. Tyler must act fast if he wants save himself and his girlfriend. Gary Busey co-stars as the wily Sheriff David Ketchum, who presides over the mayhem in this supernatural thriller, which also stars Logan Patrick Brown and Katie … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hallowed Ground (2007)

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After she becomes stranded in a small town, a young woman discovers her arrival there was foretold a century earlier by the town’s founding preacher and that she is an integral part of his impending – and terrifying – rebirth.

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Hallowed Ground is a film that makes you automatically think of Children of the Corn with all those cornstalks and weird overtly religious people. Liz Chambers is driving down … Continue reading

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Film Review: Halloween Night (2006)

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In this gory chiller based on real events, a teen’s Halloween bash is spoiled — but becomes eerily authentic — when lunatic Chris Vale (Scot Nery) escapes from an asylum to learn the reason behind his mother’s murder. Determined to find out the truth, Vale returns to the scene of the crime, his childhood home … which happens to be party central. The cast also includes Derek Osedach, Rebekah Kochan … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Walking Dead Girls (2011)

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The Walking Dead Girls is a behind-the-scenes look into zombie culture in the United States and the obsession into “”Sexy Female Zombies””. What is it about Zombie Bimbos or “”Zimbies”” that are starting to gain the worlds interest? Why are zombies now in mainstream culture and seen in advertising from JCPenny and Sears? With interviews with zombie master maker George Romero and cult movie star Bruce Campbell from ZomBcon 2010 … Continue reading

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Film Review: Cropsey (2009)

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Realizing the urban legend of their youth has actually come true; two filmmakers delve into the mystery surrounding five missing children and the real-life boogeyman linked to their disappearances.

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You may have caught wind of this film thru message boards or fan buzz, but I will say that I really didn’t get the grasp of what it was about till I sat down with a copy. The movie … Continue reading

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Film Review: Battle Of Los Angeles (2011)

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Nearly 70 years after the US military engaged an mysterious flying craft in the nighttime sky over Los Angeles, the vengeful interplanetary visitors return to settle the score in this sci-fi action adventure starring Kel Mitchell and Nia Peeples. When the invaders attempt to cripple the military by destroying our communications technology, disgraced Air Force Reserve Captain Tyler Laughlin rounds up a small squadron of determined survivors, and leads a … Continue reading

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Film Review: Rape in Public Sea (1993) – CAT III

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 A group of bad guys kill a bunch of innocent people, and rape and kill a woman in front of her husband. The bad guys are from Hong Kong, their victims Vietnamese. The Vietnamese surviving victims band together to take revenge on the bad guys. There is a lot of gratuitous sex, fighting, shooting, raping, violence, and breasts. It’s a revenge film, and the director is as breast-obsessed as Russ … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Inheritance (2011)

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Five ambitious cousins set out on a family reunion during a winter storm. They hope to please the elders and secure their inheritance, a fortune that dates back to days of slavery. Their Uncle Melvin welcomes them with open arms, but warns them to respect their family traditions. During the weekend, as each of the cousins mysteriously disappears, they learn the truths about their family legacy, blood ancestor – Chakabazz, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Skin Eating Jungle Vampires

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Bringing exploitation back into the movies with this racy saga of the Clitorians – a group of lusty aliens who inhabit a “Lost World” inside a volcano. While they await the arrival of their Dark Lord, the Jungle Vampires stay eternally young by feasting on the flesh, bones and blood of unsuspecting tourists. Their latest conquest is the sweet young, Tiffany, a sorority cheerleader who disappears in the Costa Rican … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Scientist (2010)

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A reclusive physicist creates a mysterious machine in his basement that changes his life and all those around him.

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Director – Zach LeBeau
Starring – Bill Sage, Adam LeFevre, Brittany Benjamin

What happens to us when we die? Surely a question that we have all asked ourselves at one time or another. The Scientist asks that question in the opening scene and then launches into one man’s attempt … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Green Hornet (2011)

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Following the death of his father, Britt Reid, heir to his father’s large company, teams up with his late dad’s assistant Kato to become a masked crime fighting team.

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Hey, hey people! The Black Saint & all of his acolytes hope the new year has been good & grisly to each & every one of you. Despite my extremely busy schedule (gathering new worshippers, punishing those who aren’t on … Continue reading

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Film Review: Ghost Image (2007)

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When a young female video editor loses her boyfriend in a car crash, she finds solace in watching video of him taken the night before he died. When he starts to communicate with her through that video, she must decide if he has broken through the barrier between this world and the next, or has she slipped off into madness.

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Written by: James Dean Schulte, Jack Snyder, Srikant Chellappa
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Film Review: Slices (2008)

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In the tradition of Creepshow, this macabre anthology features five short horror films, including “The Exterminator,” in which a ruthless businessman gets a taste of his own medicine — and then some — when he’s abducted by his own hatchet man. Other eerie tales include “Turnout,” “The Range,” “Night Scream” and “Dead Letters,” in which a grieving writer discovers a way to resurrect his beloved dead wife — but at … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Gene Generation (2007)

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In a futuristic world, Michelle lives everyday battling with DNA Hackers who use their skills to hack into people’s bodies and kill them. She is an assassin, battling her past demons and trying to keep her younger and extroverted brother, Jackie, out of trouble. When Jackie gets involved in a petty crime of robbery, he propels himself into the world of DNA Hackers, Shylocks (Loan Sharks) and Gang Fights. Wanting … Continue reading

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Film Review: Frankenstein Unlimited (2009)

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A feature-length anthology project composed of six independently produced short films by young Montreal filmmakers all using the themes of the original Frankenstein novel as inspiration

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Written & Directed by: Matthew Saliba, Matthew Forbes, King-Wei Chu, Maude Michaud, Martin Gauthier, Peter James
Starring: Christina Sciortino, Kayden Rose, Aimee Davison, Brad Carmichael, Kayla St. Cartier, Christophe Cecconi 

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Film Review: Ghosts of Goldfield (2007)

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A group of five led by Julie set up their filming equipment in the hotel of the derelict town of Goldfield, hoping to capture footage of the ghost of Elisabeth Walker, a maid tortured and killed in room 109. Troubled by visions, Julie discovers that a necklace, handed down to her from her grandmother, is somehow connecting her to this tragedy.

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This place is doing things to us”
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Film Review: Sisters of Death (1977)

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Meet The Sisters they are kind of like a small sorority. Like most sororities The Sisters have a complex initiation ritual that a pledge must go through before they are accepted into the sisterhood. Something goes horribly wrong during an initiation and one of the young pledges ends up at the wrong end of a loaded pistol. For seven years the remaining members of The Sisters haven’t really talked about … Continue reading

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Film Review: Furnace (2007)

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It started as a murder-suicide case at a maximum security prison, but as Detective Michael Turner (Michael ParĂ©) investigates, he finds that the truth is more terrifying. Something evil stalks the facility, a demonic force that kills indiscriminately. Turner races to stop the entity before it kills again, but how do you fight an enemy you can’t see? Ja Rule and Tom Sizemore co-star in this atmospheric horror film.

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