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Film Review: The Reef (2010)

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A great white shark hunts the crew of a capsized sailboat along the Great Barrier Reef.

REVIEW:

Director – Andrew Traucki
Starring – Damian Walshe-Howling, Gyton Grantley, Adrienne Pickering, Zoe Naylor

As if you needed another reason not to venture out into the ocean, along comes a little gem of a movie called “The Reef.” Based on true events, this movie definitely knows how to ratchet up the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Screamers 2: The Hunting (2009)

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In this sci-fi thriller based on a Philip K. Dick story, a team of rescuers from Earth responds to an SOS from an abandoned planet only to find a motley crew of human survivors eking out an existence there. But are these humans really human, or have the Screamers — the robotic killers that destroyed the other human inhabitants — simply morphed into human form to carry out an even … Continue reading

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Film Review: Lethal Obsession (2010)

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An otherwise quiet college community is turned upside down when a serial killer begins murdering beautiful women. The only apparent connection between the victims is their employer, Elizabeth Waters(Kitsie Duncan) owner of www.obsessioncams.com… a midwest fetish webcam site. What makes these killings particularly heinous is that they happen live while the women are performing on the site. The local authorities have never had to deal with deal with such premeditated gruesomeness. Only detective Dennett … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Crow: City of Angels (1996)

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Some time ago, Ashe Corven and his son Danny were killed when they stumbled across a pack of drug dealers murdering a fellow dealer. The dealers work for Los Angeles drug kingpin Judah Earl. Local tattoo artist Sarah, who has great knowledge of the crow legend because of what happened with her late friend Eric Draven, has been having dreams about Ashe and Danny. One night when a crow leads … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hangman’s Curse (2003)

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Unspeakable evil stalks the hallways of Rogers High School. As fear runs rampant, a family of investigators tries to identify a deadly power that’s claiming students one by one. Nate and Sarah Springfield and their two teenage children go undercover to root out the evil, but will their own resourcefulness protect them from harm … and from their own prejudices?

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Hangman’s Curse is a 2003 Christian horror film starring … Continue reading

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Film Review: Sam Hell (2008)

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Sean, an energetic spooky-house worker, thought it was the coolest. It was basically a rotting corpse in a cage. It would work well in the Spooky House this Halloween, he thought. But sometimes things should be left alone. Sean’s co-workers, at the Spooky House, noticed the change right away. They could hear him talking to the morose thing as he restored it. His girl friend, Jill, just thought he was … Continue reading

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Film Review: One Way (2006)

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When Eddie Schneider (Til Schweiger) is faced with the pressure of being creative director at big money Birk Advertising Firm and keeping loyal to his fiancée, every piece of his life is fleshed out to reveal that his imperfect past can affect his impending position as CEO partner of the firm. His copywriter and best friend Angelina Sable (Lauren Lee Smith) also aides in his self discovery of what is … Continue reading

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Film Review: Return to Sleepaway Camp (2008)

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Many years have passed since Angela’s murderous rampage at camp Arawak (now renamed camp Manabe) and many seemed to have forgotten her altogether. The more things change, the more they stay the same it seems and a another young outcast is constantly ridiculed and humiliated by each and every person in the camp. When this torment reaches critical mass, counselors and campers alike begin turning up dead. Is it Camp … Continue reading

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Film Review: Laid to Rest (2009)

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Amnesiac wakes up in a coffin and is stalked for fun by a spree killer in a silver-plated skull mask who videotapes his gory adventures.

REVIEW:

Director: Robert Hall
Cast: Bobbie Sue Luther, Kevin Gage, Lena Headey, Thomas Dekker, Johnathon Schaech, Sean Whalen, Richard Lynch, Nick Principe, Anthony Fitzgerald

The Examination: The nearly-washed-up stalk ‘n slash motif gets an elevated upgrade in this tech-oriented chiller with … Continue reading

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Film Review: Rabid Grannies (1989)

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When the elderly Remington sisters (played by Danielle Daven and Anne-Marie Fox) invite their relatives to a dinner party celebrating the siblings’ upcoming 92nd birthday, they leave one name off the list: their devil-worshipping nephew, Christopher. But the family Satanist sends a surprise gift from hell that turns the grannies into rapacious ghouls who can’t wait to sink their dentures into human flesh. Not for the queasy.

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Never heard … Continue reading

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Film Review: Nightmare (aka ‘Nightmare in a Damaged Brain’) (1981)

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A mental-patient, who is troubled with horrible nightmares, has escaped from his hospital. Now on the streets, he can’t help killing innocent people. But there is one family he is more than interested in and when he tries to kill them, he finds that it’s not that easy.

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Film Review: Night of The Creeps (1986)

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When two fraternity brothers thaw out a corpse from their school clinic, evil slugs from outer space that had been frozen inside the body race across campus, infecting lusty coeds and turning them into flesh-hungry zombies. Now it’s up to a chain-smoking former cop (Tom Atkins) to save the whole town from the alien menace. Fred Dekker directs this gleefully campy cult classic that co-stars Jason Lively and Jill Whitlow. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Terror Inside (2008)

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In the smallest of Florida towns a lone well driller, Joe, works gathering geological samples for a university study. Unknowingly, Joe unearths more than just primordial muck from deep below the swamp. A strange oozing liquid, is absorbed into Joe’s skin and slowly transposes his sense of pain and pleasure. Unaware that he is now a victim and carrier of a horrible virus, Joe lingers in town a few extra … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dinoshark (2010)

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Frozen in the ice for millennia the Dinoshark has thawed out and he’s hungry. Now he patrols the coast of a Mexican resort for his next meal, feeding on the unsuspecting vacationers who can have no idea that a prehistoric feeding machine is in the water with them. His speed: unfathomable. His tenacity: unforeseen. His appetite: insatiable. Will the few locals that truly understand what they’re dealing with be able … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Werewolf Versus Vampire Woman (1970)

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“Elvira is traveling through the French countryside with her friend Genevieve, searching for the lost tomb of a medieval murderess and possible vampire, Countess Wandessa. They find a likely site in the castle of Waldemar Daninsky, who invites the women to stay as long as they like. As Waldemar shows Elvira the tomb that supposedly houses the countess, she accidentally causes the vampire to come back to life, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Sucker Punch (2011)

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A young girl is institutionalized by her wicked stepfather. Retreating to an alternative reality as a coping strategy, she envisions a plan which will help her & her friends escape from the facility.

REVIEW:

The Black Saint has a lot of respect for Zack Snyder, I really do. First , he remakes a genre standard “Dawn Of The Dead” & turns it into a winner. Then He goes & turns … Continue reading

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Film Review: Corporate Cutthroat Massacre (2009)

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Brandi Babcock is the boss of a sales agency that is experiencing severe downsizing. She has just received word that she must fire two of her employees by the end of the day. The problem is that most all of the employees are good candidates for termination. Brandi has become a feared and tyrannical leader who no one likes. She orders everyone to stay after work to produce … Continue reading

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Film Review: Farm of Frankenstein (2009)

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Four men unite to recapture the youthful joys of drive-ins,afternoon matinees and Shock theatre

REVIEW:

Hey there horror fans..this ones for you. Or maybe for you who aren’t horror fans yet and want to know what goes on behind the scenes. No not Wes Craven’s dressing room…but something far more strange and surreal. Yep, I’m talking about the self release of “Farm of Frankenstein”. This obvious fan release was produced, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Kuriosity Killz (short film) (2010)

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A deranged southern man is making a reality film, the latest installment for which is a date with a local blond.

REVIEW:

Trey McGriff’s KUROSITY KILLS is a tongue-in-cheek horror comedy that really has a great blend of elements that make up a great horror movie: a small cast, a setting in the creepy American South, a blond bombshell, a pair of psycho serial killing brothers, a very well … Continue reading

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Film Review: Pieces (1982)

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A psychotic serial killer armed with a chainsaw terrorizes a college campus, collecting body parts from each of his victims to create a human jigsaw puzzle. Detective Bracken (Christopher George) and partner Mary Riggs (Lynda Day George) work with student Kendall (Ian Sera) to identify the killer. The long list of suspects includes a creepy dean (Edmund Purdom), an anatomy professor (Jack Taylor) and a maintenance man (Paul L. Smith).
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Film Review: I Know How Many Runs You Scored Last Summer (2009)

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SYNOPSIS:

The bullying of a young cricket player goes too far. Now 20 years later that young boy has grown up, and he is about to get revenge on the men who sent him to a hospital.

REVIEW:

Directed by: Doug Turner and Stacey Edmonds
Starring: Jai Koutrae, Stacey Edmonds, Az Jackson, David Gambin

“Mass murder, it’s just not cricket.”

According to the trailer for I Know How Many Runs … Continue reading

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