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Film Review: Kenneyville (2010)

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There is something seriously wrong with Kenneyville. When, a young woman, KIM (Kelsey Oluk), from Toronto goes missing and police mysteriously drop the case earlier than expected, two private detectives are hired to find her. With undercover aliases, CHARLIE (Dany Gehshan) and KELLY (Vanessa Broze) head to the small town of Kenneyville for answers after discovering significant clues. Upon meeting seemingly innocent locals, they end up in a shocking … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Howling: Reborn (2011)

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On the eve of his high school graduation, Will Kidman finally looks up from his books to catch the eye of the girl he’s longed for the last four years – the mysterious Eliana Wynter. He’s always been the shy kid, flying under the radar, but when he discovers a dark secret from his past – that he is heir to a powerful line of werewolves – he … Continue reading

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Film Review: Bunraku (2010)

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The story of a a young man who has spent his life searching for revenge only to find himself up against a bigger challenge than he originally bargained for.

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Director – Guy Moshe
Starring – Josh Hartnett, Demi Moore, Woody Harrelson

I can’t remember the comedian’s name, I believe it might have been George Carlin or Bill Cosby but they did a routine on how violence is just … Continue reading

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Film Review: Satan Hates You (2010)

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Inspired by films from the golden age of religious cinema such as A THIEF IN THE NIGHT (1972), IF FOOTMEN TIRE YOU, WHAT WILL HORSES DO? (1971) and STALKED (1969), SATAN HATES YOU is a graphic horror film that tells the stories of two individuals and their personal struggles with Lucifer himself.

We follow Marc (Don Wood) a homicidal maniac driven by demons buried deep within … Continue reading

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Film Review: Territories (2010)

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Five friends return home from a marriage in Canada to the United States. Not far from the border, two customs officers stop them to check their identity.

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Director – Olivier Abbou
Starring – Roc LaFortune, Sean Devine, Nicole Leroux

Cripes, it’s not even safe to travel to Canada. What is this world coming to? “Territories” falls into the traveler as torture victim subgenre and actually … Continue reading

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Film Review: Duel (1971)

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“David Mann is feeling emasculated in his life, especially after a fight with his wife the evening before. While driving to a business appointment along a two-lane relatively secluded highway in the California desert, David, innocently he believes, passes an eighteen-wheel fuel truck. Later, the truck comes across him again, playing games of road chicken. David initially thinks that the truck driver is just a bad driver. Then, he believes … Continue reading

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Film Review: Negative Image (2011) (Short Film)

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Winner of Best Short at Shriekfest 2011. Negative Image tells the story of a paranormal journalist who is determined to capture an entity on film in order to regain the front page of his magazine

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As we are told, the only “true” photographs are those which originate from negatives, everything else is a “lie”. This subtle narrative makes it a point to mention the authenticity … Continue reading

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Film Review: Evil Bong 3: The Wrath of Bong (2011)

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An evil alien bong crashes on earth. Its intent: world domination. Our stoner heroes are sent to the alien bong planet and held captive by nude alien beauties. Their only hope to escape and save planet earth: Eebee, the original Evil Bong.

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Film Review: T is for Trick (short film) (2011)

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A simple piece that runs just over 4 minutes. Shade has taken just that…a simple idea focused on two men who walk over a decent lengthy distance to meet within the confines of a small alley peepshow nook. As these rather burly men engage, they embrace and begin a gay exchange of affection. Though the clincher comes when we find that each has more sinister motives leading to a short … Continue reading

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Film Review: Red-Handed (short film) (2011)

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Two brothers find themselves trapped by a creature of darkness in an upscale mansion after a failed attempt at stealing a valuable artifact.

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It seems to be the season for horror shorts, as they come rolling in, in droves. This particular short is titled “Red Handed” and features a few talents from the “Horror Movies Suck ” production. In under 8 minutes, “Red-handed” feels much … Continue reading

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Film Review: Bad Reception (2009)

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The spirit of a long dead priest returns to terrorize a young writer and his friends.

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Director – Mark A. Todd
Starring – Randy Brown, Ashley Trevathan, Theo Caesar

Is “Bad Reception” a bad movie? For the most part yes. That said, writer and director Mark A. Todd does show promise throughout. There are some cool parts in this movie, just not enough to make up for the rest.

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Film Review: Zombie (1979)

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After a New York harbor patrolman is murdered at the hands of a flesh-hungry ghoul aboard an abandoned yacht, Anne (Tisa Farrow) — the daughter of the ship’s missing owner — teams with a newspaper reporter (Ian McCulloch) for a private investigation. Clues eventually lead them to a Caribbean island where the dead refuse to stay dead. A voodoo curse is at work, and battle with the bloodthirsty zombies must be … Continue reading

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Film Review: Targets (1968)

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“Peter Bogdanovich’s debut feature is a thinly disguised account of ex-marine Charles Whitman, who, after murdering his mother and his wife, armed himself with a number of rifles and handguns and on a sunny 1966 Texas morning, began a shooting spree that killed fourteen people and wounded thirty-two people. Bogdanovich’s version tells two stories concurrently, about an aging horror-film star who feels that his type of movie monster has become … Continue reading

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Film Review: Blood Feast (1963)

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Egyptian caterer busies himself collecting body parts from young maidens in order to bring Ishtar, an ancient goddess of good and evil back to life. When he has prepared enough parts for the ceremony, he hypnotizes a woman giving an engagement party for her daughter, at which he plans to perform the ancient rites of summons, using the daughter as his final sacrifice.

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Horror Cinema Collection Vol. 2

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Horror Cinema packs in a walloping 24 films under one collective roof. This new release form Echo Bridge comes just in time for Halloween season. I was instantly drawn to a few of my favorite titles which includes the surreal “Carnival of Souls” and the classics zombie film “White Zombie”. This set takes us back to the noir days of horror icons featuring the talents of Bela Lugosi, Vincent … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Sylvian Experiments (2010)

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Dr. Hattori and her husband watch footage of brain surgery experiments with Manchurian, Russian and Japanese guinea pigs that had been found in the basement of a wrecked hospital. Out of the blue, there is a white light and when they look back, they see they children Ota Miyuki and Kaori staring at the light. Years later, Miyuki vanishes from the Tama Medical University Hospital and her sister Kaori, Miyuki’s boyfriend … Continue reading

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