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Film Review: Astron-6 (2011)

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Astron-6 is the brainchild of these five iconoclastic, multi-media artists who share a fascination with the mechanics of fear and laughter. They subvert the expectations of the seasoned viewer with the nightmarish and absurd. Their imagery and recurring themes are often torn from the childhood of the irony-craving, internet savvy Generations X and Y. That is, they often lampoon genre films of the 1980s.

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Film Review: Dreamaniac (1986)

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In the sleep-stirring tradition of Phantasm and A Nightmare on Elm Street, Dreamaniac introduces Lily, a deadly leading lady who makes Freddy look like a bargain basement boogeyman! Adam is a heavy metal rocker and part-time Satanist. When Lily enters his dreams, he uses black magic to summon her into reality. Too late, Adam learns that Lily is a succubus, a demon seductress who makes love to men and murders … Continue reading

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Film Review: Devil’s Knot (2012)

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Three children were savagely murdered in 1993. Weeks later, police announced the arrest of three teens accused of committing the murders as part of a Satanic cult ritual.

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In 1993, three eight year old Cub Scouts were found bound with their own shoelaces and murdered in a ditch bank, in a patch of woods in West Memphis, Arkansas. The area was commonly known as Robin Hood Hills to the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Someone Else (short film) (2010)

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A woman who lives alone is paranoid that there may be someone else in her house.

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A woman comes home and suspects that her things have been moved. Though it’s shortly after that we flash forward to a session in process where a Psychiatrist  is telling her that its just a psychological issue. This woman dreams again that another stranger has entered her apartment and slit … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hipster Holocaust (2011)

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When two strange men are thrown out of a mansion party, they take revenge on the socialites with a roll of duct tape and a switchblade.

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As the locals of an L.A scene go about their business partying, dating, hanging out and carrying on about the problems with the society, it’s the draw of a weekend party that always seems to draw them out into … Continue reading

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Film Review: Intruder (1989)

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The night crew of a local grocery store goes about their jobs just like normal. Never mind the cashier’s weird ex boyfriend who seems to want to fight everyone; you see the employees are turning up dead. Well pieces of them anyway, scattered throughout the entire store.

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Directed by: Scott Spiegel
Starring: Elizabeth Cox, Dan Hicks, David Byrnes, Renee Estevez

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Film Review: Beware (2010)

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The town of Shady Grove holds many dark secrets. Amongst those secrets is the sadistic tale of “Shane”, a boy who was tortured and chained to a tree as a youngster. Legend has it that for years he survived in the woods all alone until one day he managed to escape. Now, damaged and broken, he wanders those woods in search of blood, with his trademark chains fused to … Continue reading

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Film Review: South of Heaven (2008)

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Roy Coop, Navy midshipman, returns home to his brother’s apartment full of optimism and good cheer. That is until he his mistaken for his brother Dale, who seems to have gotten himself mixed up with the wrong kind of people. People like Mad Dog who kidnap the daughters of extremely powerful, extremely vengeful men. And his day is only beginning…

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Best Line: “A world without trust is like iced … Continue reading

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Film Review: Pop Punk Zombies (2011)

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A high powered music agent brings three recently deceased rockers back from the grave to form the first zombie punk band. Eddy, the leading character, is dragged to the concert by his buddy Ciez, but only stays to see his ex-girlfriend, Lisa. The show is cut short when the zombies break free and the gruesome flesh-eating ensues. Soon Eddy must save his friends from certain doom and becoming… Pop Punk Zombies.

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Film Review: 11-11-11 (2011)

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A horror-thriller set on 11:11 on the 11th day of the 11th month and concerning a entity from another world that enters the earthly realm through Heaven’s 11th gate.

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Film Review: Tucker & Dale vs. Evil (2010)

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Two lovable West Virginian hillbillies, are headed to their “fixer-upper” vacation cabin to drink some beer, do some fishin’, and have a good time. But when they run into a group of preppy college kids who assume from their looks that they must be in-bred, chainsaw wielding killers, Tucker & Dale’s vacation takes a bloody & hilarious turn for the worse.

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Film Review: Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory (2011)

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A further investigation into the arrest of three teenagers who were wrongfully convicted of killing three young boys in Arkansas and spent nearly 20 years in prison before being released because DNA evidence proved their innocence

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Starring: Jason Baldwin, Jessie Misskelley Jr., Damien Echols, Johnny Depp, Natalie Maines, Joe Berlinger, Bruce Sinofsky and Eddie Vedder
Directed by: Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky.

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Film Review: Scarlet Fry’s Junkfood Horrorfest (2007)

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Scarlet Fry takes you on the thrill of your life with: Blood Thirsty Cannibals, Satanic Zombies, Demented Nurses, Junkie Serial Killers, Freaky Perverts and More! This Blood Drenched Deluxe Horrorfest isn’t for the weak at heart. A drug dealer has made his last deal after he decides to hand a junkie serial killer (Calico Cooper) some bad junk. This junk is, in fact, a video tape entitled “Junkfood Horrorfest.”

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Film Review: Psycho Sleepover (2008)

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A slumber party turns deadly, when a group of psychopaths escape from an asylum.

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Debbie is having a sh*tty week – her boyfriend of several months desperately wants a mouth hug, but she isn’t willing to go past the ever-popular Eskimo nose kissing. Most guys, even in high school, would just move onto the next chick, right? Debbie’s boyfriend gets down with his nerd self and dons a … Continue reading

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Film Review: ThanksKilling (2009)

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Five college kids have their Thanksgiving break ruined by a homicidal turkey.

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I’ll admit I have a bit of a soft spot for independents who can pull off a film both funny, horrific and somewhat original. Killer Turkey anyone?, and just in time for Thanksgiving month. Yes its a film about a killer turkey, those who don’t like to have fun can check yourself out now. As Thankskilling is … Continue reading

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Film Review: Helldriver (2010)

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An alien-spawned, mysterious mist blankets the northern half of Japan, transforming those who inhale it into ravenous, flesh-eating zombies hell-bent on devouring the surviving human population. Plunged into chaos, Japan is torn in two—the southern half of the country, where the populace remains untouched by the deadly gas, lives behind a heavily-fortified wall, while the northern half is a lawless, zombie-infected wasteland. Political forces are locked in a stalemate … Continue reading

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