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Film Review: The Unborn (2009)

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Tortured by frightening dreams at night and the ghost of a young boy during the day, young Casey (Odette Yustman) turns to a spiritual adviser named Rabbi Sendak (Gary Oldman) for help. Together, the two uncover and try to stop a powerful family curse dating back to the Nazi era. David S. Goyer writes and directs this supernatural thriller that also stars Cam Gigandet, Meagan Good and Jane Alexander.

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Film Review: The ToolBox Murders (1978)

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Bit by bit, he carved a nightmare! In a quiet Los Angeles apartment complex, a deranged handyman savagely murders “immoral” women with the tools of his trade: clawhammers, screwdrivers, power drills and even a deadly nail gun. But these gruesome murders are just the beginning of this landmark epic of violence and depravity that was vilified by critics, banned by censors … and treasured by splatter fans … Continue reading

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Film Review: Bane (2008)

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Four women awake in an underground cell with amnesia. The women soon discover that they are part of an experiment with no obvious purpose. They are visited, one by one, by the SURGEON who cuts a four digit number into their skin with the exact time he will return to kill each of them. The woman must quickly piece together the dark secret behind the gruesome experiment and survive the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Home (2010) (Short)

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Tells the story of a lone surviving woman, stuck in the middle of nowhere surrounded by the undead, trying to hold on to the last of her humanity.

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Another prize waiting at the end of a cracker jack box. Cameron McCulloch is a real artisan. While the mention of another zombie film might roll eyes here and far, it’s always a pleasure to see quality filmmaking. … Continue reading

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Film Review: BreadCrumbs (2010)

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A small group of adult filmmakers travel to a cabin deep in the woods. Along the way, they encounter a pair of troubled, mysterious siblings, Patti and Henry, who live in the nearby woodlands. Soon they find themselves the target of the pair’s violent revenge as they begin to be picked off one by one. They struggle to survive the surrounding terrain, the unknown attacks in the dark … Continue reading

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Film Review: Stash (2007)

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In the backwoods of Kentucky, Bud (Kevin Taylor) operates a marijuana-growing operation from his house. When he catches a pair of crooks trying to make off with his valuable stash, Bud forces them into a dangerous game they may not survive. Debbie Rochon, Billy W. Blackwell and Chris Begley co-star in this highly disturbing horror movie about drugs, kidnapping and brutal torture. Jacob Ennis directs.

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Film Review: Summers Moon (2009)

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Summer has run away from home in search of the father she thought had died years ago. Armed with only a pistol and a picture of her father Summer heads to the small town that was his last known whereabouts. Little does Summer know that all small towns have their own secrets and help from the handsome stranger Tom leads her to learn some of the towns dirtier ones.

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Film Review: The Storm (2009)

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Have you been watching the news lately on CNS there is some freaky stuff going on with the weather. The pyramids are growing ice caps and it’s snowing in the world deserts around the world. If those strange events aren’t enough to make you notice maybe the fact that there is a hurricane that seems to be getting worse heading right for Florida. I guess this is what happens when scientist attempt to play … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Last Battleground (2010)

Film Review: The Last Battleground (2010)

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The end of the world has happened and the survivors must band together to fight the evil around them.

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Covering indie horror is harder than murdering someone with six other people and trying to keep it a secret. Honestly, there’s a strong, well-defined barometer for what sucks and what doesn’t in mainstream cinema of any sort, but with something that’s independent, one is absolutely required to make concessions and … Continue reading

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Film Review: Stoked The Rise and fall of Gator (2002)

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The aggressive style of Mark Gator Rogowski (a.k.a. Gator Mark Anthony)–his unpredictable lines, and outrageous personal antics–made him a favorite on the 80’s pro skateboarding circuit, and for years he rode a career wave of fame, wealth, and world travel. At the end of the decade Gator found himself with personal and career troubles, and tried to reinvent himself with a name change, new sponsor, born-again Christianity, and a split … Continue reading

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Film Review: Splice (2009)

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Elsa and Clive, two young rebellious scientists, defy legal and ethical boundaries and forge ahead with a dangerous experiment: splicing together human and animal DNA to create a new organism. Named “Dren”, the creature rapidly develops from a deformed female infant into a beautiful but dangerous winged human-chimera, who forges a bond with both of her creators – only to have that bond turn deadly.

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Film Review: Stupid Teenagers Must Die! (aka: Blood & Guts) (2006)

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It’s the 1980’s and a group of teenagers are getting together to hold a sĂ©ance in a haunted house. All the typical 80’s horror movie characters are there: the cool hero, the innocent girlfriend, the goth chick, the tough guy, the beautiful blonde girl, the shy guy in love with the beautiful blonde girl, a couple of lipstick lesbians and two big geeks. In true low budget 80’s horror movie … Continue reading

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Film Review: Ferocious Planet (2011)

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A groundbreaking device is designed to glimpse alternate universes. But when the machine malfunctions and transports a group of observers into a nightmarish dimension of alien terrors, the travelers must use ingenuity to survive.

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Director – Billy O’Brien
Starring – Joe Flanigan, John Rhys-Davies, Catherine Walker

Ferocious Planet is yet another creature feature from the SyFy channel and all in all I would have to say it … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Cottage (2008)

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When feuding brothers David (Andy Serkis) and Peter (Reece Shearsmith) abduct a young woman (Jennifer Ellison) and hole up in a remote rural cottage, their hostage quickly turns the tables on her captors. But soon, it’s all for one when they find that the deranged farmer next door is the real threat. Hellraiser’s Doug Bradley makes a cameo in this blood-drenched yet humor-laced terror treat from writer-director Paul … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Blackout (2009)

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And things we’re going so well…. gosh what does a mean rouge creature in a condo have in common with a bunch of yuppies. No its not a comedy even though portions will make you laugh and not for humor value. It’s Christmas Eve, the city goes dark, and the few remaining tenants of The Raven wood find themselves trapped in their building. And they are not alone.

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Film Review: Class of 1984 (1982)

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Andy is a new teacher and an inner city high school that is like nothing he has ever seen before. The students have to go through a metal detector when they go through the front door and everything is basically run by a tough kid named Peter Stegman. Soon, Andy and Stegman become enemies and Stegman will stop at nothing to protect his turf and drug dealing business.

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Film Review: Lewis (short film) (2011)

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It’s little Aubrey’s 8th birthday and she is going to the countryside to celebrate with her mother- only this year Aubrey has invited her imaginary friend LEWIS and when LEWIS comes to a party all hell breaks loose!

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Imagine if you will a film that echoes in the traditions and look of “Rosemary’s Baby” but has the visceral nature of “House of the Devil“. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Paranoid Activity 2 (2011)

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Three college friends move into a small rental house in the middle of a cold and dark Alaskan winter. During a house warming party, a psychic medium calls forth a ghostly presence that increasingly becomes hostile toward the three. With very few options on the table, they must decide to confront the hostile presence, or die.

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Welcome back to my mausoleum acolytes old & new! It … Continue reading

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Film Review: Suicide Club (2001)

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After a group of 54 school girls commit suicide simultaneously at a train station, police start investigating their deaths and try to connect the seemingly unrelated suicides that had been plaguing Japan. With the help of a woman who identifies herself as ‘The Bat’ and set to the music of a girl band called ‘Dessert’ detectives dive head first into the evils of pop culture and the effect it has … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Possessed (2009)

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The belief in possession by evil spirits plagued the darkness of the 18th century. Madness and hysteria spread, classifying the cripples and mentally ill as “Being under the control of the Devil”. These misfits became the victims of bizarre exorcisms or ” Casting Out Rituals”. Banished and removed from society they were locked away inside brutal asylums. Left helpless, alone and afraid they were branded “The Possessed”.

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Film Review: Spooked (2006)

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SPOOKED, The Ghosts of Waverly Hills Sanatorium, documents paranormal evidence including, ORBS, EVPS, Shadow People, Ghostly Photography and video, interviews with actual patients, ghost hunters and the people of Waverly Hills Sanatorium. If you don’t believe in ghosts, you will NOW!!! 83 minutes of ghostly evidence of the damned. No documentary takes you closer to the truth that ghosts exist. HEAR and SEE the FEAR.

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