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Film Review: Hellboy (2004)

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A demon, raised from infancy after being conjured by and rescued from the Nazis, grows up to become a defender against the forces of darkness.

REVIEW:

With the rush of superhero films raking in the audiences, it was only a matter of time before director Guillermo del Toro got on board with his own adaptation. Hellboy though is unlike many of its hero film genre movies in that it bases … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Tapes (2011)

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Fame-hungry Gemma asks her boyfriend Danny and his media student mate Nathan to film her Big Brother audition. They hear about a sex party and change course, but soon wish they hadn’t as the party goers turn out to be devil worshippers.

REVIEW:

“The Tapes” is another entry in the tired (or not-so-tired, depending on your point of view) found-footage horror sub-genre. Where films like “Cloverfield” … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hisss (2010)

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Based on the Far Eastern myth of the snake woman who is able to take on human form.

REVIEW:

“Hisss” is a very recent horror/thriller from India, ripe with comedic interludes. It also ventures into strong dramatic territory at times. It’s low budget roots show, even though it had an estimated budget of six million dollars. It follows a strange premise involving snakes, gods, Americans, holy men, and an upper class … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Resurrected (1992)

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Charles Dexter Ward’s wife enlists the help of a private detective to find out what her husband is up to in a remote cabin owned by his family for centuries. The husband is a chemical engineer, and the smells from his experiments are beginning to arouse the attention of neighbors and local law enforcement officials. When the detective and wife find a diary of the husband’s ancestor … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Cat (2011)

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So-Yeon, by request from police officer Joon-Suk, takes a cat home after the owner was found dead. Shortly after, So-Yeon starts to see a mysterious young girl. She becomes frightened. Then, So-Yeon’s good friend Bo-Hee is found dead. Near Bo-Hee, there is a cat which Bo-Hee recently adopted from an animal shelter. So-Yeon now fears for her own life. So-Yeon and Joon-Suk investigate deeper into the … Continue reading

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Film Review: House of the Damned (1996)

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SYNOPSIS:

A women uses witchcraft to try to steal her daughters youth.

REVIEW:

During the opening credits of Full Circle Filmworks’ “House of the Damned”, it clearly states that they have been “sticking it to the man 24/7”. Now, I really don’t want to be one of the men they stick it to so I will be giving the film a glowing review. Not exactly … Continue reading

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Film Review: Zombeak (2006)

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On the darkest night of the year, when Satan is allowed free reign to walk the earth, a motley crew of Satanists kidnap a sharp tongued southern waitress to be a given up as the Dark One’s bride and mortal host of the antichrist. But when her rowdy redneck friends botch up the ritual in a violent rescue attempt, all power of hell is inadvertently transferred into the most unlikely of … Continue reading

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Film Review: Cut-Throats Nine (1972)

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A wagon load of convicts on their way to prison is being escorted through the mountains by a cavalry troop. They are attacked by a bandit gang, and only a sergeant, his beautiful young daughter and an assortment of seven sadistic, murderous prisoners survive, and they are left without horses or a wagon. The sergeant must find a way to get his prisoners to their destination while protecting … Continue reading

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Film Review: Renfield The Undead (2010)

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R. N. Renfield, once the slave of Dracula, is now an insane vampire stalking a modern day metropolis (Bayou City).

REVIEW:

There was a time when video games had the technology to add real video to the experience but budget constraints were still an issue. Some games, “Command & Conquer” and “Wing Commander” are good examples, have cut scenes that are inserted but have bad computer generated backgrounds … Continue reading

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Film Review: Vlog (2008)

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From the producers of SAW, VLOG is a groundbreaking extreme-horror film about a real-life webcam girl whose online murder is not what it seems.

REVIEW:

“VLOG” is a rather interesting little film. I was ready to write the film off ten minutes in, but I ended up really enjoying the way the events play out. And damn, was I caught off guard … Continue reading

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Film Review: I Sold My Soul to Satan (2010)

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Zombies, Vampires, Witches & Demons. Nothing is off limits. Kai Blackwood, an aspiring rock-star, learns about real-life occult practices as he follows the instructions laid out in the ancient book ‘Le Grande Grimoire’. He attempts to sell his soul to the Devil… on TV.

REVIEW:

Would I ever sell my soul to Satan for fame and fortune? The 37yr old me would never even … Continue reading

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Film Review: To Haunt You (2011)

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Strange things start to happen to Jill when she breaks up with her boyfriend of the past few months. The phone keeps ringing but there’s no one there, she sees strange messages on her tv screen, and a strange teenage girl is hanging around her home. Is it all a campaign of harassment by her ex boyfriend–or is it something more?

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“To Haunt You” is a … Continue reading

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Film Review: In a Glass Cage (1987)

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A former Nazi doctor-turned-pedophile, paralyzed from the neck down after a suicide attempt, is forced to accept a boy as his nurse under threat of blackmail: the boy secretly witnessed the doctor’s torture and murder of another boy, and possesses the man’s diary, which details his wartime experiments and his subsequent descent into pedophilia and murder. Before long, the boy displays his ambition to follow in the older … Continue reading

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Film Review: Mosquito Man (2005)

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Police lieutenant detective Thomas ‘Thom’ Randall’s steady girl-friend, Dr. Jennifer ‘Jen’ Allen, is Dr. Aaron Michael’s main assistant on his pharmaceutical firm Bellion’s research program to cure the highly contagious, fatal infection Guinin. Multiple murderer Erikson, whom Thom arrested, is one of their special drug test subjects, but escapes. Ray and Jen are affected by radio-actively altered DNA from an experimental reactor used on mosquitoes which transfer guinin. Ray … Continue reading

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Film Review: Lisa and the Devil (1974)

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Lisa is a tourist in an ancient city. When she gets lost, she finds an old mansion in which to shelter. Soon she is sucked into a vortex of deception, debauchery and evil presided over by housekeeper Leandre

REVIEW:

AAh, the 70′s. It often brings out films that invoke special qualities in themselves. Not always the most engaging or active but wildly bizarre in their own skin. This little … Continue reading

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Film Review: My Stepdad’s a Freakin’ Vampire (2009)

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Rusty Funkouser has a lot to deal with in his teenage life: high school, a controlling mother and a step father who turns out to be a vampire. When his newly remarried mother travels on a business trip, Rusty is left at home with his new step father. Suspicious of the man, Rusty discovers his step dad’s secret life and horrifying plan. Rusty’s step dad is a freakin’ … Continue reading

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