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Film Review: The Haunting of Amelia (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: Ten years after a tragic train accident killed his girlfriend, Josh finds himself haunted by disturbing visions from somewhere between the world of the living and the dead-haunting memories that keep him from moving on. His buddy, Rusty back in town for their high school reunion, tries to wake Josh from his painful past, but a mysterious young waitress ...

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Film Review: Chromeskull: Laid To Rest 2 (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: The sequel to the 2009 horror hit “Laid to Rest.” It brings back ChromeSkull, who barely escaped death in the first movie and is hell-bent on continuing where he left off… and forging a new path of terror and destruction. REVIEW: When The Black Saint first saw the original “Laid To Rest”, I wasn’t expecting much. It was an ...

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Film Review: The Cuckoo Clocks of Hell (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Most people have vanished from the plague…There are a few thousand that still walk the earth……Among them, two outlaws, Harry Russo and Terry Hawkins. Come face to face with one another in a clash that sets them on a road into destiny, to find the heart of America .The lines are drawn and the sands of time are running ...

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Film Review: Mail Order (2011) (Short Film)

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SYNOPSIS: A woman seeks revenge on the man who filmed her being tortured for profit. REVIEW:   Producer: Rhoda Jordan Writer/Director: Eric Jordan Music: Bilvox Neidlinger Editor: Randy Stoudt Based on a short story by Jack Ketchum, “Mail Order” is the story of Howard, who makes his money from selling S & M tapes. It opens with him on the ...

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Film Review: Smoke (short film)

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SYNOPSIS: The story of a person who became the captive of surrealistic madness. REVIEW: Directed by Grzegorz Cieiecki Written by Grzegorz Cieiecki Stars: Katarznya Dalek, Grzegorz Golaszewski & Hubert Jarczak My favorite person in the world (My Boss) asked me if I would take on some shorts for review. I thought to myself “Why not”? I’ve reviewed them before & ...

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Film Review: The Ring (2002)

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SYNOPSIS: A young journalist must investigate a mysterious videotape which seems to cause the death of anyone in a week of viewing it. REVIEW: To review a film as groundbreaking as “The Ring”, is to note its contribution to not only the genre, but to the Asian horror market as a whole. The year was 2002, the Asian market was ...

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Film Review: The Exorcist III Legion (1990)

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SYNOPSIS: “Lt. Kinderman and Father Dyer cheer each other up on the anniversary of the death of their mutual friend, Father Damien Karras, by going to see “It’s a Wonderful Life” at the local theater in Georgetown, near Washington D.C. But there’s no cheering Kinderman while a particularly cruel and gruesome serial killer is at large. His murders, which involve ...

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Film Review: Horny House of Horror (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: On their way back from their local baseball team’s game, Nakazu, Uno and Toshida have too much to drink and they end up visiting the sex parlor “Shogun” as a nod to Nakazu’s limited life as a single man. Nakazu has never been to a sex parlor before and he feels guilty about betraying his fiancée, Misa. He attempts ...

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Film Review: Lunopolis (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: Two documentary filmmakers accidentally uncover the greatest moon secret the world has never known, and the powerful organization determined to keep it that way. REVIEW: In the course of film reviewing, every now and then you come across something that is different, to something that is simply remarkable. I found this something in my recent viewing of a new ...

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Film Review: Bio Slime (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: Seven misfits are trapped by a flesh eating slime creature. And no TV! REVIEW: “Contagion” is a film that I’m happy that I have a screener copy of because I had to watch it twice before being able to write a review for it. Mostly because I enjoyed it so much, the hard part for me in writing the ...

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Film Review: A Horrible Way to Die (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: An escaped murderer is in pursuit of his ex-girlfriend, who has fled to start a new life in a small town. REVIEW: “A Horrible Way to Die” arrives under the directorial talent of Adam Wingard who had a few great releases with “Home Sick” (2007) and “Pop Skull”(which I’ve yet to see). Though I do recommend “Home Sick” which ...

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Film Review: Cannibal Holocaust (1980)

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  SYNOPSIS: Censored in several countries for its gratuitous violence, this controversial faux documentary from director Ruggero Deodato presents footage from a team of New York University filmmakers mysteriously lost in the Amazon jungle. The film, allegedly recovered by Professor Harold Moore, reveals the deplorable treatment of a tribe of suspected South American cannibals and, ultimately, the fate of the ...

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Film Review: The Echo Game (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: A young mother must protect her daughter from a rogue scientist on a murderous rampage to steal the girl’s psychic powers for herself. REVIEW: I’ve always been a fan of psychics in horror films. Or at least some sort of ability. Three films come to mind when I think about it. Two are from the mind of Stephen King ...

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Film Review: Uninhabited (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: A young couple go to a remote and deserted coral island for a camping holiday, only to find that the island is inhabited by a ghost seeking retribution for a past outrage. REVIEW: I don’t think I would ever want to make a film that only features two cast members through 90% of the film. That is a hell ...

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Film Review: The Others (2001)

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SYNOPSIS: A woman who lives in a darkened old house with her two photosensitive children becomes convinced that her family home is haunted. REVIEW: Grace (Nicole Kidman) has been waiting for her husband to return from war. She has chosen a beautiful but desolate feeling Jersey mansion to retire with her 2 young photosensitive children. The children are unique in ...

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Film Review: The Empty (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Ark, a man destroyed by the death of his wife finds refuge in a crumbling apartment building where he tries to forget and rebuild his life. Not able to sleep and haunted by the memories of his dead wife, Lilly, Ark begins a delusional trip through the everyday that takes him to the very edge of insanity, wheres dreams ...

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Film Review: Grindhouse Shorts (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: - Watch what happens when two beautiful bad girls with no option are put in a desperate situation. - If its attention she wants, then its attention she gets. Capture Device is a haunting tale about the modern day obsession that we have for attention online.

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Film Review: Red State (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Set in Middle America, a group of teens receive an online invitation for sex, though they soon encounter fundamentalists with a much more sinister agenda. REVIEW: The Black Saint was never really much of a Kevin Smith fan, Not that the man isn’t talented. None of his films (Besides “Dogma”) have ever struck me as particularly entertaining. And yes, ...

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Film Review: Mimic (1997)

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SYNOPSIS: “A disease carried by common cockroaches is killing Manhattan children. In an effort to stop the epidemic an entomologist, Susan Tyler, creates a mutant breed of insect that secretes a fluid to kill the roaches. This mutant breed was engineered to die after one generation, but three years later Susan finds out that the species has survived and evolved ...

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Film Review: Secrets in the Walls (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: Single mom Rachel Easton and her two daughters move from their cramped Detroit apartment to the suburbs when Rachel gets an irresistible deal on her dream house. But with the night comes scratching from within the walls, distant cries, and a figure of a young woman in the shifting shadows of the basement. As the haunting intensifies, Rachel and ...

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Film Review: Psalm 21 (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: This atmospheric Swedish horror film follows a young priest’s descent into madness after a handful of sudden, traumatic nightmares. Just as his late night terrors begin to overwhelm him, the priest gets word that his father has died in a small, isolated village in Northern Sweden. The young man hurries to get to the site of the death, but ...

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