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Film Review: Ghosts of Goldfield (2007)

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A group of five led by Julie set up their filming equipment in the hotel of the derelict town of Goldfield, hoping to capture footage of the ghost of Elisabeth Walker, a maid tortured and killed in room 109. Troubled by visions, Julie discovers that a necklace, handed down to her from her grandmother, is somehow connecting her to this tragedy.

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This place is doing things to us”
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Film Review: Sisters of Death (1977)

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Meet The Sisters they are kind of like a small sorority. Like most sororities The Sisters have a complex initiation ritual that a pledge must go through before they are accepted into the sisterhood. Something goes horribly wrong during an initiation and one of the young pledges ends up at the wrong end of a loaded pistol. For seven years the remaining members of The Sisters haven’t really talked about … Continue reading

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Film Review: Furnace (2007)

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It started as a murder-suicide case at a maximum security prison, but as Detective Michael Turner (Michael ParĂ©) investigates, he finds that the truth is more terrifying. Something evil stalks the facility, a demonic force that kills indiscriminately. Turner races to stop the entity before it kills again, but how do you fight an enemy you can’t see? Ja Rule and Tom Sizemore co-star in this atmospheric horror film.

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Film Review: From Within (2008)

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When a rash of mysterious suicides strikes the idyllic burg of Grovetown, it galvanizes the faith of the largely Christian community, which staunchly clings to its evangelical beliefs. Convinced that the deaths are the work of something far more sinister than sheer fate, teenagers Lindsay (Elizabeth Rice) and Aidan (Thomas Dekker) band together to unearth the real culprits … and uncover a shocking revelation.

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“You’re not gonna like this.”

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Film Review: Friday the 13th (2009)

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Jared Padalecki, Danielle Panabaker and Aaron Yoo headline director Marcus Nispel’s chilling remake of the classic 1980s slasher-thriller that spawned a legendary horror franchise. Ignoring the warnings of the locals, a group of teenage camp counselors takes on the job of reopening Camp Crystal Lake — on Friday the 13th no less, and raise the ire of Jason Voorhees (Derek Mears), a masked, homicidal maniac.

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Film Review: Freaky Farley (2007)

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When Farley Wilder (a weirdo peeping Tom in a small New England town) meets a daring young woman, he gains the confidence to both stand up to his domineering father and also save the town from the hushed-up secret that’s been killing people for decades!

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“Freaky Farley” isn’t freaky but it’s definitely a really bizarre little film. Half the time I had no idea what it was I … Continue reading

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Film Review: Paura: Lucio Fulci Remembered – vol1 (2008)

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The life & times of the “Godfather of Gore” as seen through the eyes of his colleagues & peers.

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Wikiepedia lists Legend Fulci with the following description: Lucio Fulci (June 17, 1927 – March 13, 1996) was an Italian film director, screenwriter, and actor. He is perhaps best known for his directorial work on Gore films, including Zombi 2 (1979) and The Beyond (1981), although he made films in … Continue reading

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Film Review: Homecoming (2009)

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When Mike (Matt Long) returns to his hometown with his new girlfriend Elizabeth (Jessica Stroup), they are welcomed with open arms from everyone, except for Shelby (Mischa Barton) who still thinks she’s Mike’s true love. When Shelby tries to make a move on Mike, and finds out Mike has another girlfriend – she cracks. Shelby hits Elizabeth with a car one night, and holds her hostage in her home, as … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hide and Creep (2004)

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Unexpected visitors wake up the sleepy town of Thorsby, Ala., when a bloodthirsty army of the undead wreaks havoc in the streets, and the paranoid residents begin killing one another. With federal agents on the ground and flying saucers in the air, one thing’s for sure: Life in Thorsby will never be the same. This campy horror flick — the first full-length feature from Crewless Productions — is based on … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Haunted Hayride (2008)

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For a night of fun, four teenagers decide to attend the final midnight Haunted Hayride of the year at a local farm. Little do they know, a masked serial killer is stalking the Halloween Farm, which consists of a Hayride, Haunted House, and a Halloween Store. The killer brutally murders all the hired Halloween actors & farm workers, and takes the final tractor-pulled tram on that final hay ride and … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hard Ride to Hell (2010)

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A group of family and friends on a camping trip through the Texas badlands are taken on a one-way ride to Hell after they inadvertently witness a ritual sacrifice at a deserted campsite. Pursed by the devil worshiping biker gang responsible, they hole up in an abandoned church near the border, only to discover that they are pawns in a decades-old battle between good and evil.

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Film Review: Hunting Grounds (2008)

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In Earth’s future nature has to rebuild itself, in order to let the planet do all of the work citizens are kept inside of sealed up cities. Most human beings have never even seen a real blade of grass instead they spend their time using the AlterNet as an alternate reality. What happens when a group of gamers decide they are tired with their virtual hunts and want to go … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hulk VS. (2009)

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Who would win in a battle between Hulk and Wolverine? How about Hulk vs. Thor? Find out in this action-packed animated double feature, which matches up the unruly green superhero against two of the Marvel Universe’s most powerful characters. In Hulk Vs. Wolverine, Hulk goes on a rampage in the Canadian countryside, and Wolverine is sent to stop him. In Hulk Vs. Thor, Loki pits Thor against … Continue reading

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Film Review: How to Be a Serial Killer (2008)

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Meet Mike Wilson (Dameon Clarke). He’s charming. He’s smart. He’s a serial killer — and a very happy one, too. Determined to share the secrets of his satisfying career, Mike enlists sad-sack video store clerk Bart (Matthew Gray Gubler) as his star pupil. Mike enlightens Bart on the finer points of body disposal and other tricks of the trade, but it’s not long before Mike’s girlfriend catches on to his … Continue reading

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Film Review: Mask Maker (2010)

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Evan has the perfect birthday present for Jennifer, his investment-minded girlfriend: a sweet old fixer-up home with a lot of land he bought for a steal. But the home has a deadly history that the locals know all too well, a history they refuse to speak of. Evan, Jennifer and their friends, who have arrived to help celebrate Jennifer’s birthday, are about to learn it for themselves.

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Film Review: The House of Horrors: The Movie (2009)

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A group of Haunted House employees get trapped inside the “House of Horrors”… Western New York’s largest and most terrifying haunted attraction. Terror ensues as an excommunicated Priest searched for a possessed Ouija Board within the confines of the Haunted House

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I’m always on the look out for a cool film from Buffalo to arrive on the scene in a land where films are being shot all the time. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hannibal Rising (2007)

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Director Peter Webber takes on the myth of the menacing Hannibal Lecter (Gaspard Ulliel) in this terrifying prequel that attempts to trace the murderous roots of the cannibalistic killer. The film follows Lecter from his hard-scrabble Lithuanian childhood, where he witnesses the repulsive lengths to which hungry soldiers will go to satiate themselves, through his sojourn in France, where as a med student he hones his appetite for the kill. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hannibal (2001)

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Anthony Hopkins returns as one of the great villains in screen history, Hannibal “The Cannibal” Lecter, in this riveting sequel to The Silence of the Lambs. Lecter’s only surviving victim, the hideously scarred Mason Verger (Gary Oldman), tries to draw the serial gourmet out of hiding using the one person he cares about: Clarice Starling (Julianne Moore). Can the devious genius be trapped?

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Film Review: The Dorm That Dripped Blood (Pranks) (1982)

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On the eve of Christmas vacation, a college dormitory stands condemned… the dark halls now vacant, and unsafe. Student Joanne Murray and her close friends volunteer to help close down the building, unaware a psychopathic lunatic is hiding in the shadows. As the students disappear one by one, Joanne discovers the horrifying reality that if she is to survive, she alone will have to find a way … Continue reading

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Film Review: Pelt (2010)

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A group of friends on a camping trip make a huge mistake when they decide to ignore the “Private Property” signs (when will people ever learn?) and trespass onto an area of woods in the middle of nowhere. They soon regret their decision however as the creepy, backwoods guy who lives on the property soon begins to dispatch the group one by one in a series of increasingly violent and … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Grudge 3 (2009)

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Fearful of meeting a gruesome death, young Jake (Matthew Knight) tries to convince his psychiatrist (Shawnee Smith) that an evil curse led to the slaughter of his entire family. Meanwhile, a young woman from Japan (Emi Ikehata) arrives in Chicago and attempts to stop the curse for good. This third installment of the popular Grudge horror movie series also stars Marina Sirtis, Beau Mirchoff and Johanna E. Braddy.

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