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Film Review: Behind the Wall (2008)

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Maine coastal town Harrison Bay is broke, so deputy mayor Drew Cabot arranges a deal with a contractor to develop the abandoned lighthouse for tourism. Father Hendry fails to convince the town council to veto the project. He also invited, sneakily, Katelyn Parks, who was foster-raised out of state after her father Christopher was locked-up for her mother’s murder there. Once the basement is broken open, new bloodshed starts, and the horrible truth … Continue reading

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Film Review: Late Fee (2009)

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A young couple’s quest to rent the scariest movies on Halloween results in a real life horror show they may not live to regret.

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When I was nine, my father handed me a copy of “One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich” by Alexander Solzhenitsyn and said, ‘Here, read this.” Rather heady material for anyone, let alone a nine year old. To this day it’s still one of … Continue reading

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Film Review: Elvis Found Alive (2012)

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ELVIS has been FOUND, ALIVE! After visiting Graceland, Director Joel Gilbert made a Freedom of Information Act request for US government files on Elvis Presley. Incredibly, documents arrived from the FBI revealing an address for Federal Agent Jon Burrows, Elvis’ 1970 s alias, in Simi Valley, California.

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By the title of this film, I’m willing to bet your curiosity is already peaked. The subject … Continue reading

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Film Review: Inseminoid (1981)

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 A crew of interplanetary archaeologists is threatened when an alien creature impregnates one of their members, causing her to turn homicidal and murder them one by one.

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Film Review: Rage (2010)

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RAGE, tells the story of Dennis Twist, a suburban, 30-something who unintentionally provokes the wrath of a mysterious and homicidal motorcycle rider. The confrontation with ‘The Biker’ escalates into a daylong battle of cat and mouse; concluding in an extremely violent rampage.

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This holiday season has been a bit of a downer for me. With the extra time I have had off work, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Michael Myers v.s. Jason Voorhees (short film) (2011)

Film Review: Michael Myers v.s. Jason Voorhees (short film) (2011)

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The HWF has actors portraying the major horror characters and having them battle it out in a wrestling ring.

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Short and silly….its Jason Voorhees vs Michael Myers in a knock down drag out fight. Ok, maybe pulling on that back a bit, its the 2 of them exchanging grunts in a boxing ring. The idea is novel, and could have easily been done by most with a camera. The trademark nods and moves … Continue reading

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Film Review: In Chambers (short film) (2011)

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A portrayal of how reality is experienced for those who are in coma, and further how the system works in this seemingly macabre and hostile place.

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Film Review: Filth to Ashes, Flesh to Dust (2011)

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Purge: To put to death, eliminate what is undesirable. The serial killer known as Purge lived and died by this code. But is he dead? Driving home from a road trip, ERIC and SHELLY take a back road to avoid a traffic jam. They encounter the serial killer Purge. Eric survives but Shelly is murdered. A year later, a group of adventure-seeking high school grads venture to … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Revenant (2009)

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A horror movie/buddy comedy about Joey and his undead friend Bart who comes back from the dead as a revenant: an articulate zombie that needs to drink blood to arrest the decomposition of his body.

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THE REVENANT is a GREAT film!! I never start a review out like that but I didn’t feel that beating around the bush was the way to … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Birds (1963)

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“Melanie Daniels is the modern rich socialite, part of the jet-set who always gets what she wants. When lawyer Mitch Brenner sees her in a pet shop, he plays something of a practical joke on her, and she decides to return the favor. She drives about an hour north of San Francisco to Bodega Bay, where Mitch spends the weekends with his mother Lydia and younger sister Cathy. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Psycho (1960) – Review 2

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“Phoenix office worker Marion Crane is fed up with the way life has treated her. She has to meet her lover Sam in lunch breaks and they cannot get married because Sam has to give most of his money away in alimony. One Friday Marion is trusted to bank $40,000 by her employer. Seeing the opportunity to take the money and start a new life, Marion leaves town and heads … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Lodger (1927)

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“A serial killer known as the Avenger is murdering blonde women in London. A new lodger, Jonathan Drew, arrives at Mr. and Mrs. Bounting’s in Bloomsbury and rents a room. The man has some strange habits, he goes out during foggy nights and keeps a picture of a blonde girl in his bedroom. The Bounting’s daughter, Daisy, is a blonde model and she is engaged to Joe, a … Continue reading

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Film Review: Christmas Evil (1980)

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Harry is a weird and mentally unstable factory worker who is obsessed with Christmas and Santa Claus. After being treated like garbage by his co-workers and pretty much everyone else around him for years he finally snaps and takes it upon himself to dress up like Santa and go on a killing spree, brutally murdering anyone he comes across that he deems as “naughty.” Lock your doors and windows tight, kids, because Santa … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dead Genesis (2010)

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Seven months have passed since the dead took over. Many cities and states have been abandoned and left to die. Several self sufficient hunting groups have been established to take on the threat in a war aptly referred to as the ‘War on Dead’. Jillian Hurst, a former news writer and amateur documentarian, has set out to make a pro-war propaganda film to support the W.O.D. She … Continue reading

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Film Review: Some Guy Who Kills People (2011)

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Some Guy Who Kills People is about Ken Boyd, a lonely man fresh out of the loony bin, who sets out to kill those he deems responsible for his miserable life.

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Film Review: Perfect Life (2010)

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About college students that experience horrifying visions from the past while undergoing a fraternity initiation.

REVIEW:

I hate to say it but there was absolutely nothing perfect about “Perfect Life”. I will take that back. It was the perfect aid I needed to help me fall asleep. Maybe I would even go out on a limb and call it a perfect mess. Or … Continue reading

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