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Film Review: Alligator (1980)

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SYNOPSIS:

A baby alligator is flushed down a Chicago toilet and survives by eating discarded lab rats, injected with growth hormones. The small animal grows gigantic, escapes the city sewers, and goes on a rampage.

REVIEW:

Urban legends, by now we’ve heard them all; killer calling from inside the house, the kidney thief, killer in the backseat, saying ‘Bloody Mary’ in the mirror three times, the licked hand and more. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dead Silence (2007)

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SYNOPSIS:

A widower returns to his hometown to search for answers to his wife’s murder, which may be linked to the ghost of a murdered ventriloquist.

REVIEW:

The year was 2007, and I remember saying to myself, there just aren’t enough horror films with “talking dummies” featured in them (no pun intended). Of course we can always point back to 1978’s Magic” but “Magic” was rooted in the old school … Continue reading

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Film Review: Gurozuka (2005)

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A college film club goes on a trip to an abandoned cabin to research a film. The two girls in the club aren’t alone however since they have also brought the drama club, a teacher chaperone and her suspected lover, a young girl who is the same age as the rest of the group. No one but the film club knows about the film that is being researched but soon they all will … Continue reading

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Film Review: Terror Train (1980)

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SYNOPSIS:

A group of college students decide to celebrate their last year of college together by having a costume party aboard a train on New Year’s Eve. Unfortunately the victim of one of their pranks that went horribly wrong (do any of them ever end with someone not dying or being physically/mentally scarred for life?) has decided to join them, and the only thing on his mind is revenge. As the killer … Continue reading

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Film Review: Caged Heat (1974)

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SYNOPSIS:

“A girl is caught in a drug bust and sent to the hoosegow. The iron-handed superintendent takes exception to a skit performed by the girls and takes punitive steps, aided by the sadistic doctor who is doing illegal electroshock experiments and raping drugged prisoners. After a while the prisoners put away their petty differences and plan the Big Prison Escape.” (courtesy IMDB)

REVIEW:

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Film Review: Z.P.G. (1972)

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SYNOPSIS:

“In the not-too-distant future, a very smoggy and overpopulated Earth government makes it illegal to have children for a generation, making the decision to ban the birth of babies for thirty years. Brainwashing and robot substitutes are used to quell the yearning for children with the death penalty as the ultimate deterrent. One couple, unsatisfied with their substitute robot baby, breaks the rules and gets in a lot … Continue reading

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Film Review: Tonight For Sure (1962)

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SYNOPSIS:

“On the Las Vegas strip, two unlikely men rendezvous: Samuel Hill, an unkempt desert miner, and Benjamin Jabowski, a John Birch Society dandy from the city. Intent on some sort of mayhem, they enter the Herald Club before the burlesque show starts, and they wire something to the electrical box, set to blow at midnight. They sit at the back of the club to get to … Continue reading

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Film Review: Mister Frost (Mr. Frost) (1990)

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SYNOPSIS:

Frost is arrested and committed for murder after he is apprehended burying his victims in the garden. However, even while under psychiatric care and tight hospital security, it becomes obvious that Mr. Frost is not all he seems to be, but he is dangerous nonetheless.

REVIEW:

Mr. Frost….Jeff Goldblum plays the devil. As a long time favorite of mine, I can honestly say I’ve reviewed this film 3 … Continue reading

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Film Review: Galaxy of Terror (1981)

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SYNOPSIS:

SciFi suspense thriller in which a rescue space ship crew meets up with horrors projected by their own imaginations.

REVIEW:

As we all know by now, Roger Corman helped to launch the career of pretty much everyone in Hollywood. I couldn’t tell you how many films he has produced or how many of them I have actually seen but his output during the 70’s … Continue reading

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Film Review: The People vs. George Lucas (2010)

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SYNOPSIS:

Uses a courtroom debate approach to explore the issues of filmmaking and fanaticism around one of the industry’s most famous franchises and its creator. The innovative film combines filmmaker and celebrity interviews with fan films – submitted via the film’s site – to make this the world’s first digitally democratic feature documentary.

REVIEW:

If anything is to be said about George Lucas … Continue reading

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Film Review: Night of the Comet (1984)

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SYNOPSIS:

A comet wipes out most of life on Earth, leaving two Valley Girls to fight the evil types who survive.

REVIEW:

I’m a child of the 80’s. I spent the majority of my teen years in that time period and my love for horror films was spurned by it as well. I remember seeing many of these films in the theaters as well … Continue reading

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Film Review: Edge of the Axe (1988)

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People in a small town are being hacked to pieces with an axe by someone wearing a creepy white mask. Law enforcement in the area is basically clueless as to who is behind the murders so a young computer whiz named Gerald and his sort of girlfriend Lillian try to solve the mystery themselves. Will they find out the person’s true identity and stop him before he kills again?

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Film Review: Blood Runs Cold (2011)

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SYNOPSIS:

Winona, a successful artist looking to get away from her stressful life. Her manager rents her a house in her home town where she runs in to an old boyfriend. They go back to the house, only to find out it is not as empty as they assumed.

REVIEW:

Written by: Sonny Laguna, David Liljeblad, Tommy Wiklund
Directed by: Sonny Laguna
Starring: Hanna Oldenburg, Patrick Saxe, Andreas Rylander, Elin Hugoson, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Wisconsin Project X (2011)

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SYNOPSIS:

An experiment goes wrong at a local lab in Wisconsinville, Montana during the creation of artificial humanoid organisms. These man-made creatures break free from the lab and create chaos for everyone in the town. Now the small town underdogs have to save their home before it is too late

REVIEW:

Written and Directed by Christian Ackerman
Starring: Christian Ackerman, Danielle Ackerman, Joel Baird

Best Line: “Hasta lambego, la taco enchilada….DIE”
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Film Review: The Scarlet Worm (2011)

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SYNOPSIS:

An aging killer trains a young hired gun in a plot to assassinate a meek brothel owner performing barbaric abortion acts on his prostitutes

REVIEW:

“The Scarlet Worm”, is fantastic great western that has enough off-beat elements to make it a stand alone kind of experience. Helming the brunt of the film is actor Aaron Stielstra who is called by the single name of “Print”. Print … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Sinister Eyes of Dr. Orloff (1973)

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At the 2009 Goya Awards Spain’s equivalent of the Oscars writer/director Jess Franco received a Lifetime Achievement Award for his 50-year career that includes such immortal classics as VAMPYROS LESBOS, BLOODY MOON and his infamous DR. ORLOFF series. In this 73 Orlo shocker, William Berger (KEOMA, FIVE DOLLS FOR AN AUGUST MOON) stars as the diabolical doctor who unleashes a nightmare of hypnosis, violence and folk music on a … Continue reading

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