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Film Review: The Silent House (2010)

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Based on a true story that happened in the late ’40s in a small village in Uruguay. Filmed in one single continuous shot of seventy eight minutes, La Casa Muda focuses on Laura, who, second by second, intends to leave a house which hides an obscure secret, unharmed.

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Film Review: Muckman (2009)

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A TV documentary crew searches the woods for a fabled creature.

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Most of us who follow b-movies will know the name Brett Piper. I first became familiar with his work when watching a Troma trailer tape advertising his film “A Nymphoid Barbarian in Dinosaur Hell”. It was one of those ridiculous films that I never felt could hold up to its title. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Bunnyman (2009)

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A cannibalistic family led by a disfigured man in a bunny suit, wreak havoc in the backwoods.

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In 1974, director Tobe Hooper unleashed a film upon the world that would change the face of horror forever. Thirty seven years later, young filmmakers are still inspired by this film. There have been great films like Xavier Gans’ “Frontiers”, the mediocre (I know I may … Continue reading

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Film Review: The 8th Plague (2006)

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Launa is obsessed with investigating the disappearance of her sister who has not returned from a recent camping trip in the mountain town of Halgyon Springs. The search leads to an abandoned prison where Launa and her friends are exposed to an ancient evil that the stone walls of Halgyon Ridge can no longer hold back.

Relentless terror, gore, and bone-chilling thrills are unleashed on anyone whose soul is exposed … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Task (2010)

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A group of unlucky reality show contestants must survive the night in a haunted jail.

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Today I went to see “Captain America: First Avenger”, which is now my second favorite super hero movie next to “Spiderman 2”. It was a really great film that does EVERYTHING right. When I returned from the theater I came home and jumped directly into After Dark’s … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Clinic (2010)

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Set on Christmas Eve in 1979 a young engaged couple named Beth and Cameron are traveling to Beth’s house for the holidays. The couple stop at a local motel after almost being run off of the road by a speeding truck, but that is the least of their worries. In a matter of a few hours Beth is going to find out some of the sordid details of her past….the … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Alphabet Killer (2008)

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Inspired by true events, this psychological thriller stars Eliza Dushku (“Buffy the Vampire Slayer”) as Megan Paige, a dogged police investigator obsessed with capturing a demented serial killer targeting young girls in Rochester, N.Y. Haunted by the grisly rape and murder of a 10-year-old victim, Megan begins to suffer hallucinations. This suspense-filled tale from director Rob Schmidt also stars Cary Elwes and Timothy Hutton.

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Loosely based on the true … Continue reading

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Film Review: Blubberella (2011)

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An action comedy centered on an overweight woman whose footsteps cause explosions and whose dual swords are used against anyone who makes fun of her. (imdb.com)

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Directed By: Uwe Boll
Written By: Uwe Boll, Lindsay Hollister, William Belli
Starring: William Belli, Uwe Boll, Brendan Fletcher, Natalia Guslistaya, Lindsay Hollister

Uwe Boll is notorious for making spectacularly bad movies, and his newest venture, Blubberella, is a comedic satire … Continue reading

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Film Review: Deadtime Stories: Volume 1 (2009)

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George A. Romero, the renown horror writer and creator of Night of the Living Dead, has partnered with writer-actor Jeff Monahan to create horror anthology George A. Romero Presents … Deadtime Stories. The first volume of this two volume set consists of an anthology of three 30-minute horror films: Valley of the Shadow: A woman searches for her missing husband in jungles of South America…and soon, the hunters become the … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Skeptic (2008)

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Ignoring the odd circumstances of his aunt’s death and ominous warnings about her abandoned Victorian, cynical attorney Bryan Beckett (Tim Daly) moves into the house. But before you can say “boo,” things that go bump in the night make him question his sanity. Writer-director Tennyson Bardwell’s supernatural tale — by turns comic and creepy — also stars Zoe Saldana, Tom Arnold, Edward Herrmann and Robert Prosky..

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Brian Bennet (Tim … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Amityville Horror (1979)

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This 1979 chiller is based on the reportedly true story of George Lutz (James Brolin) and his wife, Kathleen (Margot Kidder), who move into their Long Island dream house with their children. But the Lutz’s lives turn into a hellish nightmare as the legacy of a murder committed on the premises gradually affects the family. Even the priest they call in, Father Delaney (Rod Steiger), cannot exorcise the demonic presence … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Prowler (1981)

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In one of the more angry entries into the slasher cycle a young soldier returns home from the war only to find that his sweetheart has left him for another man. The soldier tracks down his sweetheart and her new lover and quickly impales the both of them on a pitchfork during the local college’s graduation dance. After the nasty events of that evening the town has put an … Continue reading

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Film Review: Fantacide (2007)

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A Nazi cult is attempting to track down a mysterious relic which they believe will bring about the rebirth of the Third Reich. Unfortunately for them various other factions are closing in, hellbent on gaining the mythical power of the artifact for themselves.

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Fantacide is one of those films that your intrigued enough to keep watching but feel like you have t go … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Road (2009)

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A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind and water. It is cold enough to crack stones, and, when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the warmer south, although they don’t know what, if anything, awaits them there. They have nothing: just a pistol to defend themselves against the … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Slaughter (2006)

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A turn of the century ritual to raise the feminine evil goes horribly awry and leaves a she demon dormant on the ceremonial grounds. Sixty years later a young couple moves into a house built on the ancient grounds and their daughter’s murder leaves the house abandoned for yet another forty years. Now, six fun loving college students are hired to clean up the house for a greedy real estate … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Seduction of Dr. Fugazzi (2009)

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Dr. Anna Fugazzi has it all, she’s young, beautiful and a practicing abnormal psychologist. Something is wrong with Anna though, with the repeated headaches and strange dreams, it isn’t any wonder she’s falling apart.

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Directed by: October Kingsley
Starring: October Kingsley, Faye Dunaway, Jeff Van Atta, Steve Larkin, Craig Banks.

“Is there truly peace and order behind that calm exterior, or do you simply control your neurosis better … Continue reading

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Film Review: CrestFallen (2011) (short)

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A woman takes her own life by slitting her wrists in a bathtub. As she fades away, alone and depressed, she envisions moments of her life flashing before her. It is thru this short 5 minute tale that we discover the back story to her suicide. The short plays thru much in the style of a movie trailer only letting the sound of the brooding back score highlight the films … Continue reading

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Film Review: The StepFather (1987)

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Stephanie Maine is a troubled girl, when she isn’t getting into fights at school or flirting around with boys she is dealing with her new stepfather Jerry. Jerry just seems so perfect and her mother Susan seems very happy and in love. What is Stephanie’s problem with Jerry, it could be that just one year ago in a place not to far from where they live a stepfather went crazy … Continue reading

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Film Review: MirrorMask (2005)

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In a fantasy world of opposing kingdoms, a 15-year old girl named Helena who works at the family circus with her father and mother, who wishes–quite ironically–that she could run away from the circus and join ‘real life’. But such is not to be the case, as she finds herself on a strange journey into the Dark Lands, a fantastic landscape filled with giants, Monkeybirds and dangerous … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Telling (2009)

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In this horror anthology film, three girls pledge the most popular – and cruelest – sorority on campus. For their final task, they must tell the scariest story they know. Containing three distinct stories – one featuring a murderous doll, one a has-been actress and her run in with a film crew of the undead and, finally, a hunt-and-kill fright-fest. The tales inspire someone at the sorority … Continue reading

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Film Review: Atrocious (2010)

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The Quintanilla family was found dead. Recorded evidence was discovered by the police. Production company acquires the confidential material and edits it into a Horror Movie.

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Welcome again to another round of “been there”. I come out of these style films with varied mixed feelings. Of the 10 or so I’ve seen this year, the top ones have been “The Fourth Kind”, “REC” and Paranormal Activity … Continue reading

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