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Film Review: Children Of The Corn (1984)

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A child preacher named Isaac goes to a town in Nebraska called Gatlin and gets all the children to murder every adult in town. A young couple have a murder to report and they go to the nearest town (Gatlin) to seek help but the town seems deserted. They are soon trapped in Gatlin with little chance of getting out alive.

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Based on Stephen King’s short story of the same name, “Children … Continue reading

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Film Review: He Knows You’re Alone (1980)

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A crazed killer is going around murdering brides-to-be and anyone associated with them that are unlucky enough to get in his way. As he stalks his latest victim (a young lady named Amy who isn’t certain that she actually wants to go through with the wedding as she is having more than just a few doubts) the detective who is obsessed with the murders is hot on his trail. … Continue reading

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Film Review: 28 Weeks Later (2007)

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Six months after the rage virus was inflicted on the population of Great Britain, the US Army helps to secure a small area of London for the survivors to repopulate and start again. But not everything goes to plan.

REVIEW:

With it’s debut feature “28 Days Later” setting such a high mark AND being directed by top notcher Danny Boyle, … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Big Bad (2011)

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As a broken woman obsessed with revenge desperately searches for the monster who destroyed her family, she unexpectedly finds herself in a surreal and frightening world.

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Frankie Ducane (Jessi Gotta) has an agenda. As she stakes out a bar looking for answers to a missing person she comes across a junkie named Molly (Jessica Savage). The seedy bar which seems to cater to the dregs of the city provides the perfect setting … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Fugue (2009)

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Nora Dunn is a struggling artist desperately trying to recover from a childhood trauma, but her life is turn upside down when she is haunted by the vision of a long dead childhood friend. Is the spirit a hallucination or a foreshadowing of something worse to come? It is up to Dan Tsang, a young police detective to solve the mystery and save Nora before it … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Passing (2011)

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The three Naibert children, in their teens and early twenties, inherit a vast estate from their grandmother Rebecca. But unknown to them, the family inheritance has passed from grandmother to granddaughter for centuries-and Rebecca has a long reach from the grave to assure that the line is unbroken.

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“The Passing” comes from director John Harwood, a relative up-and-comer in straight-to-video material. The cast is comprised of mostly no name talent, with … Continue reading

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Film Review: Room 6 (2006)

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A young woman’s world is turned upside down after a tragic accident steals away her boyfriend. The walls of reality continue to crumble as the troubled woman and a fellow victim try to track down their loved ones at a mysterious hospital which should not exist.

REVIEW:

“Room 6” just so happens to be one of those films I’ve come back to several times. I rented it in 2006, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Deserted House (aka The Haunted House Project) (2010)

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Over the past 42 years, six people have gone missing, eight people have died “accidently” and eleven cases of murder have occurred in a deserted house. 3 members of an abandoned house exploring club and 3 staff members of a broadcasting company go into the deserted house. All of them disappear.

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By now, you would think with all their expertise in the ghost and scary ambience department, that the … Continue reading

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Film Review: 7 Nights of Darkness (2011)

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In 2010 six reality television show contestants spent seven nights in an abandoned and haunted asylum. The show never aired but an editor for the network was able to piece together some footage. The prize for staying all seven nights was a share of one million dollars that was to be split amongst any contestants that didn’t leave. No prize money was ever awarded.

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And so it begins, another … Continue reading

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Film Review: K3 Prison of Hell (2009)

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Andreas Bethmann brings us another slice of prime exploitation! Stuck on a prison island, 2 young woman are subjected to rape and torture, but when they escape into the jungle with the help of the camp’s female Doctor, the nightmare continues!

REVIEW:

“K3: Prison of Hell” is a German x-rated exploitation horror film. Based around the “women in prison” films such as the Ilsa collection, K3 is indeed a hybrid creation … Continue reading

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Film Review: Snow Beast (2011)

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Jim Harwood, scientist and divorced father heads up to the mountains with his feisty teenage daughter for his annual lynx research trip. Once he arrives, he is surprised to discover that the lynx population hasn’t diminished; it has disappeared. The reason for this disappearance is the Snow Beast, and it has a hunger for more than just mountain feline…

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Written by Brittany Wiscomb
Directed by Brian Brough
Starring: John Schneider, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Wasteland (2011)

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When a group of religious zealots destroy everything that he loves and leaves him for dead, a man embarks on a journey of revenge that will take him through all the post-apocalyptic dangers that is WASTELAND.

REVIEW:

Best line: “Don’t you look like a little snickerdoodle, and maaaan do I love snickerdoodles.”

Best line runner up: “Seems like we got ourselves a reeeaaal conundrum. A Mexican type … Continue reading

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Film Review: Cold Sweat (Sudor frĂ­o) (2010)

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Any Drop Could Be Your Last…

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What’s that you say? What kind of a synopsis is that? What the heck is “Cold Sweat” about you ask? The Black Saint was kinda confused as well as this new thriller from Argentina began. But as it progressed, I found out that at it’s heart it’s just a fun but overall stupid little movie that tries a little too hard to entertain us. Let me … Continue reading

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Film Review: Alone in the Dark (1982)

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Four homicidal maniacs escape from an insane asylum when a black out causes the state of the art security system keeping them locked up malfunctions. After killing some staff members of the asylum they head toward their new psychiatrist’s house (who they want to kill as they think that he murdered the psychiatrist that he replaced), killing anyone unlucky enough to get in their way. The psychiatrist and his family … Continue reading

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Film Review: 28 Days Later (2002)

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SYNOPSIS:

Four weeks after a mysterious, incurable virus spreads throughout the UK, a handful of survivors try to find sanctuary.

REVIEW:

Taking on a film like “28 Days Later” is more like an invitation to write about what makes a great movie. And let’s make no mistake. “28 Days Later” is a great movie! I wouldn’t say that I’m surprised or that you should be as director Danny Boyle has always been somewhat … Continue reading

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Film Review: Drive (2011)

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SYNOPSIS:

A Hollywood stunt performer who moonlights as a wheelman discovers that a contract has been put on him after a heist gone wrong.

REVIEW:

“Driver” (the character name given to Ryan Gosling) loves to Drive. He works on cars during the day, races cars for money and even takes the occasional heist operation on for extra cash. He feels at home behind the wheel, which is evident in his … Continue reading

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