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Film Review: Martha Marcy May Marlene (2011)

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Haunted by painful memories and increasing paranoia, a damaged woman struggles to re-assimilate with her family after fleeing an abusive cult.

Martha has run away from an abusive hippie-like cult where she was living as Marcy May for two years. She turns to her sister and brother-in-law who take her in and want to help her. The problem is Martha is having a hard time separating dreams from reality and … Continue reading

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Film Review: Chop (2010)

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Lance Reed is forced by a psychotic stranger to confront his duplicitous past. Seeking retribution for a crime, the man forces Lance to reveal his inner most secrets by systematically removing his limbs.

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It’s pretty amazing how great films can somehow just glide under the radar. In a way, it’s sad since some of these films end up going unnoticed. On … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Lost Realities of Hog Caller (2011)

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For some reason or another a local news station has decided to search out and find the grind core band Hog Caller. There are many witness’s who have quite a few things to say about the duo of musicians, and most of it is hardly nice at all. It seems the two members of the band have a great appreciation for drugs, devil worship and dead pigs. In what could … Continue reading

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Film Review: Underground (2011)

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A group of friends fight for their lives against the lethal and ravenous creatures lurking beneath the Earth’s surface. The group finds themselves at the mercy of creatures genetically engineered by the military to be expendable in battle. Though they fought countless battles in Iraq, these friends never knew real fear until they went underground.

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Not many films can pull off the dark … Continue reading

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Film Review: Scalps (1983)

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 A group of college students go on an archeological dig at an ancient Indian burial ground (great idea there guys) hoping to find some Native American artifacts. While they are digging around they end up disturbing an evil spirit who wastes no time in possessing one of them. Of course the now possessed student goes on a killing spree, slaughtering his fellow classmates on the dig with him. Will any of them survive … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dream House (2011)

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Soon after moving into their seemingly idyllic new home, a family learns of a brutal crime committed against former residents of the dwelling

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One of the horror entries for 2012 hoping to gain box office return by featuring top namers Daniel Craig, Rachel Weisz, and Naomi Watts, is a psychological thriller by the name of “Dream House”. While it only pulled in half of what the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Retreat (2011)

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Kate and Martin escape from personal tragedy to an island retreat. Cut off from the outside world, their attempts to recover are shattered when a Man is washed ashore, with news of airborne killer disease that is sweeping through Europe.

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Film Review: West of Memphis (2012)

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West of Memphis is an examination of a failure of justice in Arkansas. The documentary tells the hitherto unknown story behind an extraordinary and desperate fight to bring the truth to light. Told and made by those who lived it, the filmmakers’ unprecedented access to the inner workings of the defense, allows the film to show the investigation, research and appeals process in a way that has never been seen before; revealing shocking … Continue reading

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Film Review: Tomie Unlimited (2011)

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Noboru Iguchi (RoboGeisha) is back with another horror film packed to the brim with outrageously ghoulish gore and oceans of fake blood. Tomie: Unlimted, from the original manga by Junji Ito, follows the young high school student Tsukiko (Moe Arai). A member of her school’s photography club, the shy Tsukiko has always been in her beautiful older sister Tomie’s (Miu Nakamura) shadow, feeling inferior to her in every way. … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Hunger (1983)

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A vampire woman named Miriam who’s immortality is based in ancient Egypt feeds on the unsuspecting. Miriam shares her immortality with her companions who later find out that immortality is anything but an everlasting life of pleasure and fun.

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The hunger is a film that was made and takes place in 1983. David Bowie portrays “John”, the lover of Miriam Blaylock played by Catherine Deneuve (Repulsion, Dancer in the dark). David Bowie … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Addams Family (1991)

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“The Addams step out of Charles Addams’ cartoons. They live with all of the trappings of the macabre (including a detached hand for a servant) and are quite wealthy. For twenty-five years uncle Fester has been missing. An evil doctor finds out and introduces a fake Fester in an attempt to get the Addams family money. Added to this mix is a crooked accountant and his loan shark … Continue reading

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Film Review: Fathoms Deep (2011)

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Hicks and Cash, two package runners for the mob have to wait out the storm while opposing crime boss Lou Garris has them hunted down. Will they make it out just in time?

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Sometime last year I had the unpleasant task of reviewing a film called “Followed Home“. It was a terrible film & I could not recommend anyone watching it. … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Uh-Oh Show (2009)

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Newest cult favorite from famed director Herschell Gordon Lewis, known for BloodFeast 1 & 2, 2000 Maniacs, Wizard of Gore, and The Gore Gore Girls. Cameo by Troma honcho Lloyd Kaufman (The Toxic Avenger, Poultrygeist). Includes behind the scenes featurette. Jill Burton is a reporter who’s dead set on getting the scoop behind The Uh-Oh! Show, the gory TV sensation that’s sweeping the nation. Get the answer right and … Continue reading

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Film Review: Child’s Play (1988)

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Young Andy Barclay gets the doll he wanted. However, he did not know it was alive!

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I might have mentioned in the past that there are only a couple of things that actually scare me moviewise. One of them is demonic possession, I don’t dig flicks that deal with possession. Ever since “The Exorcist” traumatized me as a child in 73′ I try to stay away from those type … Continue reading

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Film Review: 2-Headed Shark Attack (2012)

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Survivors escape to a deserted atoll after a Semester at Sea ship is sunk by a mutated two-headed shark. But when the atoll starts flooding, no one is safe from the double jaws of the monster.

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You gotta love the schlock that’s been drifting up shore in the 21st century. The idea of giant monsters has been fully exploited in the form of sharks, alligators, snakes, and what not. And … Continue reading

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Film Review: Fright Night Part 2 (1988)

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Charlie Brewster and Peter Vincent from the original Fright Night must face more vampires out for revenge.

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Sometimes more of the same isn’t necessarily a bad thing and “Fright Night Part 2” has enough new blood mixed in with what made the first one so enjoyable. Maintaining that balance between seriousness and humor which worked in the first one, this sequel, while not perfect, carries over those positives.

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