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Film Review: Night of the Living Dead 3D (2006)

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Barb and her brother Johnny travel to the country for the funeral services of their aunt, but they arrive late and drive direct to the cemetery. They see the location empty, but sooner they are attacked by zombies. Johnny escapes in his car leaving Barb alone, but she is rescued by the drug dealer and college student Ben. He drives his motorcycle to the Cooper farm, and the patriarch Henry … Continue reading

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Film Review: Savage Streets (1984)

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A teenage vigilante seeks revenge on a group of violent thugs who raped her handicapped sister and killed her best friend.

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Savage Streets still to this day remains one of my favorite films from the 80s’. So it was not a stretch to say I was excited when a DVD arrived to review. Before we jump in I’ll mention a few of the high points…… Linda Blair looking as … Continue reading

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Film Review: Slaughter High (1986)

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Five years ago a group of students played several April Fools Day jokes on young Marty; the last joke went horribly bad. Now it’s the five year class reunion, but the school is abandoned and then there’s that crazy guy running around in a jester mask knocking off the alumni who have returned. Is Marty taking his revenge on his former classmates, or is this another April Fools Day joke.

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Film Review: Bloodlust Zombies (2011)

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A military weapons manufacturer creates a chemical weapon that causes victims to become blood-lusting killers. A lab accident causes the building to go into lock-down and the employees are trapped inside with the crazed killers.

REVIEW:

There are so many zombie films these days that it is almost impossible to distinguish what is good and what is bad. Zombie films are a … Continue reading

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Film Review: Orcs! (2011)

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Faced with extinction, two park rangers are forced to defend the national park against hordes of rampaging orcs. Ancient and long forgotten, these orcs are unleashed from the depths of the mountains, and they won’t stop until we’re all dead.

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It really isn’t uncommon for a film to name drop when releasing promotional materials or on the box art when the film … Continue reading

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Film Review: Rawhead Rex (1986)

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The Irish village of Rathmorne is never going to be the same. You see underneath its countryside lays the forgotten god king Rawhead Rex. A group of farmers unknowingly unleash the god king back to his kingdom. Rawhead determines that its time for everyone to remember.

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Directed by: George Pavlou
Written by: Clive Barker
Starring: David Dukes, Niall Toibin, Cora Venus … Continue reading

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Film Review: Anniversary at Shallow Creek (2010)

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All American med student Sam has planned an intimate getaway surprise for his girlfriend Paige, until Sam’s best friend, Paige’s brother Anthony, invites himself and their three other best friends along. The carefree group of twenty-something’s arrive at the remote, picturesque home of Sam’s uncle, unaware they have walked into a trap. They will spend the night in a fight for their lives, where everyone’s strength, stamina, and bonds will … Continue reading

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Film Review: Eyes of the Chameleon (2005)

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A serial killer is on the loose in Las Vegas. People do coke in Las Vegas. People get their hoo-ha’s pierced in Las Vegas, by guys who are on coke. There is at least one hot goth girl who does coke and has sex in Las Vegas, who just got her hoo-ha pierced by a guy who just did a bunch of coke. And there’s a serial killer…in Las Vegas.

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Film Review: Hobo With A Shotgun (2011)

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A hobo turned vigilante blows away crooked cops, pedophile Santas, and other scumbags with a pump-action shotgun while trying to save the life of a prostitute.

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The town is called “Hope Town”. Or at least it was before the “Hope” was painted over with “Scum” instead. This is where our titular Hobo hops off of a train looking to make collect some cans to cash in for change … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Coffin (2008)

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Inspired by a true Thai ritual of lying in coffins to get rid of bad luck and prolong life, The Coffin is a supernatural thriller about a young man and a young woman who decide to go through the ritual in Thailand.

REVIEW:

The Examination Results: Balance of life and death, interrupted. 

Director: Ekachai Uekrongtham
Cast: Karen Mok, Ananda Everingham, Andrew Lin 

Written and directed by award-winning Thai director Ekachai … Continue reading

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Film Review: Race War The Remake (2012)

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A pair of misguided drug dealers, Baking Soda (Howard Calvert) and G.E.D. (Jamelle Kent), find themselves out of customers when a new group of traffickers invade their hood with an alien form of smack. With only their friend Kreech Da Black Kreecha from a Lagoon at their side, the two crack heads – armed and ready – must fight their way back to the top.

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Race War: The Remake is a modern blackploitation … Continue reading

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Film Review: Cyrus, Mind of a Serial Killer (2010)

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A small independent news crew investigates a series of unexplained disappearances in a small Midwestern county. They find themselves interviewing a man who possesses an all too intimate knowledge of the details of “The County Line Cannibal” – Cyrus. Based on a true story

REVIEW:“Cyrus: Mind of a Serial Killer” is a movie I stumbled upon by accident. It all started back in March while at … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dawning (2009)

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“Dawning” takes place at a Northern Minnesota lake cabin where a brother and sister visit their father and step-mom. As the first night unfolds with uncomfortable small-talk and tension, tragedy strikes as the beloved family dog is found mortally wounded. Almost immediately a stranger, potentially under the spell of some un-seen “presence”, appears in the cabin and tells the family that he has come to save them…but from what? The … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Perfect Host (2010)

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A criminal on the run cons his way into the wrong dinner party where the host is anything but ordinary.

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The Perfect Host is a new film starring David Hyde Pierce from Frasier fame. I actually couldn’t wait to talk about this one as it threw me for a loop several times. This is a good thing as this film is highly inventive, and somersaults on … Continue reading

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Film Review: Quarantine 2: Terminal

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A plane is taken over by a mysterious virus. When the plane lands it is placed under quarantine. Now a group of survivors must band together to survive the quarantine.

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With the arrival of Quarantine 2, you might be expecting a reboot to [REC] 2, in a similar fashion as the first Quarantine. To bring everything up to speed, [REC] was a successful verite shot foreign film that really … Continue reading

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Film Review: Plague Town (2008)

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While unearthing their ancestral roots in Ireland, members of a dysfunctional American family (David Lombard, Erica Rhodes, Josslyn DeCrosta and Lindsay Goranson) find themselves stranded in a remote country setting, surrounded by a sinister secret. The locals are creepy, to say the least. But could they be hiding a far more frightening truth about their own children? David Gregory directs this freak-filled gore-fest.

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We recognize the lead in. A … Continue reading

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Film Review: Eaters (2010)

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The world – devastated by the Great Epidemic – is governed by hordes of living dead. Three men – Igor and Alen, two hunters of dead and a scientist, Gyno – try to give an answer to what has happened to the human race. Alen and Igor leave for two days of hunting to find new “guinea-pigs” for Gyno and meet the most varied characters: a crazy … Continue reading

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Film Review: Red Hook (2009)

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Despite her better judgment, college freshman Jenny (Christina Brucato) reluctantly agrees to join her new friends in a New York City scavenger hunt. As the group receives mysterious text message clues, they’re sent to dark, dangerous corners of the city. Soon, they realize that this is no innocent game, and winning could mean the difference between life and death. Terrence Mann, Hollis Scarborough and Frankie Shaw co-star in this thriller. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Mega Shark vs. Crocosaurus (2010)

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The massive prehistoric shark has survived the last battle, and the world is again threatened when a new, more dangerous foe is discovered in the jungles of Africa. Mega Shark Versus Crocosaurus is a monster disaster film by The Asylum, released on December 21, 2010 in the United States. The film is a sequel to the 2009 film Mega Shark Versus Giant Octopus, but contains none of the original cast … Continue reading

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Film Review: Razor’s Ring (2008)

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A businessman is trapped in a nightmare when he’s kidnapped by a clan of murderous cannibals. Red, the gang’s matriarch, promises to free him, but he uncovers their terrible secret after biting into another prisoner’s ring at a farewell feast. He realizes that a fellow captive who was “freed” days earlier is now the main course — and that he must escape before ending up on the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Red Sands (2009)

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A unit of U.S. soldiers is assigned to seize control of a strategically important Afghan road, but when the platoon stumbles upon an ancient statue and uses it for target practice, they awaken an evil spirit hungry for revenge. Now, the soldiers must use all their training and survival skills to battle the supernatural predator in this war horror film starring Shane West, Leonard Roberts and Aldis Hodge.

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Creepy, … Continue reading

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