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Film Review: Hurt (2008)

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When Robert Coltrane suddenly dies, his wife (Melora Walters) and two kids (Johanna E. Braddy and Jackson Rathbone) can no longer afford their affluent lifestyle. So when Robert’s loner brother Darryl (William Mapother) offers lodging to the downsized family, they reluctantly accept — a fatal mistake. Their transition is shaken up by the arrival of a troubled foster child (Sofia Vassilieva), who sets into motion a string of horrifying events. … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Incredible Hulk (2008)

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Norton stars as Bruce Banner in this version of the classic comic book tale about a doctor who searches for a cure for his exotic condition, which causes him to transform into a huge green monster when under duress. Drawing closer to finding a remedy, Dr. Banner becomes sidetracked as he’s pursued first by the military and then by a rival monster known as the Abomination. Liv Tyler, Tim Roth … Continue reading

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TV Review: The Greatest American Hero (TV Series) (2010)

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The Greatest American Hero is an American science fiction TV series which aired for three seasons from 1981 to 1983 on ABC. It premiered as a two hour movie pilot on March 18, 1981. It starred William Katt as teacher Ralph Hinkley (“Hanley” for the latter part of the first season), Robert Culp as FBI Agent Bill Maxwell, and Connie Sellecca as lawyer Pam Davidson. The show chronicles Ralph’s adventures … Continue reading

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Film Review: Gorgo (1961)

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A salvage vessle is nearly sunk off the Irish coast by an undersea earthquake. A few nights later, a walking sea monster tangles with the fishing boats and enters the town. The salvage vessel captures Gorgo and takes it to London for display. Gorgo’s mother, who is upset and significantly larger follows his trail to London leaving a wake of destruction in her path

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Film Review: Horror Express (1972)

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“In 1906, in China, Professor Alexander Saxton discovers an ancient frozen fossil in the remote Province of Szechuan. He brings the remains of the being in a box to Shanghai and boards a trans-Siberian train, where he meets his acquaintance Doctor Wells. During the trip, a life force trapped in the frozen creature is released, killing and stealing the memories of the passengers.” (courtesy IMDB)

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Film Review: The Terror (1963)

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“France in the Eighteenth Century. Lieutenant Andre Duvalier has been accidentally separated from his regiment. He is wandering near the coast when he sees a young woman and asks her for directions to Coldon, where he hopes to rejoin his regiment. But the woman doesn’t answer, doesn’t even greet him and walks away. Eventually she takes him towards the sea, where she disappears in rough water. Andre loses consciousness while … Continue reading

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Film Review: Blood Oath (2007)

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A group of friends on a weekend camping trip decide to investigate a local urban legend. The trip will change their lives as they are forced into a fight for survival against a horrific monster.

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When I was a bit younger, I spent hours upon hours watching anything and everything that Troma released. If I could find it, then I would watch … Continue reading

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Film Review: Flying Saucer Rock N Roll (2006)

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1957. A happy time of big fins, Rockabilly music and innocent teen love… Until the Martians come. In one night three teenagers have their world turned upside down when threatened by Zombie Beatniks, hopped up on space weed and bent on harvesting earth women for Martian demise.

Only our square hero Johnny Keen (Josh Duthie), with help from his beatnik friend, Maynard (Elan Freydenson), can defeat them. But can Johnny … Continue reading

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Film Review: Blood Junkie (2010)

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Laura is supposed to babysit her little brother all weekend, but plans change when two studly high school graduates invited her and her best friend on a weekend adventure. Dragging her brother along, the five of them head to the woods for a killer camping trip. But the party of their lives is about to get cut short.

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Film Review: Silent Hill (2006)

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After the continuous sleep walking episodes of Sharon, the young daughter of Rose Da Silva, the decision is made to take Sharon to the place only mentioned in her restless dreams- Silent Hill. However, the road to Silent Hill is anything but easy to access, and Rose creates a high speed chase between herself and a police officer only to end in a crash for them both. When she wakes … Continue reading

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Film Review: Faust: Love of the Damned (2001)

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An artist, John Jaspers (Mark Frost) sells his soul to the mysterious M (as for Mephistopheles) (Andrew Divoff) in order to avenge the death of his girlfriend. However, the deal has an unexpected price, and he is periodically transformed into a horned demon with a passion for killing. He discovers that M plans to release a giant monster called the Homunculus, thereby opening the gates of Hell, and sets out … Continue reading

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Film Review: Beyond Re-Animator (2003)

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Everyone’s favorite mad scientist Herbert West is currently in jail after having state’s evidence turned against him by his former assistant, Dan Cain. While being led away, some re-agent falls from his pocket where it is picked up by a young man that was camping nearby. The young man find Herbert down in his jail cell and learns for himself just what the re-agent is capable of.

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Film Review: Creep Creepersins Frankenstein (2009)

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Victor (James Porter) is a socially inept man who lives alone in the family house watching horror movies all the time. His only companion is a rat named Frankenstein who he has domesticated. After the death of his mother, Victor’s mental capacities appear to have degenerated to the degree that he is unable to interact with other humans. When Frankenstein suggests that Victor create a companion … Continue reading

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Film Review: Morbid: A Love Story (2009)

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Christian is a typical college student, besides the fact that he is a serial killer. He sees death as the greatest art form, ranking his targets by degree of difficulty and making his victims his easel. Christian takes a liking to Belle a girl in his class and falls in love. He decides he wants to lead a normal life and stop his killing ways, but old habits die hard

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Film Review: Millennium Apocalypse (2006)

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Jordan is a young woman who has visions that show her the world being destroyed. She is recruited by a government agency that her father (who has been missing for 12 years) once worked for. The agency wants her to use her visions to stop the Apocalypse from taking place, and along the way she uncovers a huge conspiracy. Will she be able to prevent the end of the world … Continue reading

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Film Review: Driller (1984)

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Adult spoof of Michael Jackson’s Thriller musical containing a fan of the super pop star known as Mr J and her fantasies that come to life in an unbridled display of cinematic imagination in her sexual misadventures. Leading lady gets it from a well-endowed werewolf (the transormed Mr. J); is abducted to a strange castle and finally escapes to a graveyard where she joins in an unbelievable orgy of zombies and ghouls and … Continue reading

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Film Review: Godkiller Episode 1: Walk Among Us (2010)

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In the future Earth is a much different place. There has been a nuclear holy war, an economic crash and to top it all off alien races have now began to populate the planet. The harshness of the planet has made it difficult to obtain fresh organs for much needed surgeries resulting in prostitutes becoming organ thieves. A young boy named Tommy needs desperately to find a new … Continue reading

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Film Review: Mandrake (2010)

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An adventurer named Darren McCall leads an expedition into the South American jungles in search of a legendary dagger thought to be buried in recently discovered ancient burial ground. Together with a pair of local guides and two archeologists, McCall finds the tomb that houses the fabled artifact. When their wealthy benefactor confirms it is the relic they’re searching for, he instructs them to remove it from the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Fragments (aka Winged Creatures) (2008)

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In the aftermath of a gruesome restaurant murder, the survivors of the attack are left to ponder their own mortality and how it relates to their connection to society. Forest Whitaker, Guy Pearce, Kate Beckinsale, and Dakota Fanning headline Little Fish director Rowan Woods’ adaptation of Roy Freirich’s debut novel. (Synopsis written by Jason Buchanon, All Movie Guide)

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Starring: Forest Whitaker, Kate Beckinsale, Guy Pearce, Dakota Fanning, Jennifer Hudson
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Film Review: Godzilla (1998)

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When a freighter is viciously attacked in the Pacific Ocean, a team of experts — including biologist Niko Tatopoulos (Matthew Broderick) and scientists Elsie Chapman (Vicki Lewis) and Mendel Craven (Malcolm Danare) — concludes that an oversized reptile is the culprit. Before long, the giant lizard is loose in Manhattan, destroying everything within its reach. The team chases the monster to Madison Square Garden, where a brutal battle ensues.

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Film Review: Grave Danger (2008)

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A woman is terrorized by a psychotic caller who terrorizes her with terrifying tales of murderous ventriloquist dummies, possessed housewives, and watching strangers. But will she live to tell the tales?

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“Jim Haggerty’s Grave Danger” is an exercise in the do-it-yourself school of low budget filmmaking. What it lacks in originality, it makes up for in fun and silliness. This film has a bit of everything, senseless violence, wooden dummy … Continue reading

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