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Film Review: Inbred (2011)

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Four young offenders and their workers spend a weekend in the remote Yorkshire village of Mortlake, which prides on keeping itself to itself. A minor incident with locals rapidly escalates into a blood-soaked, deliriously warped nightmare.

REVIEW:

Just when you thought you’ve seen it all, this surprise extreme addition comes way per director Alex Chandon

To start off, it contains one of the coolest insane false intros I’ve seen … Continue reading

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Film Review: Real Steel (2011)

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Set in the near future, where robot boxing is a top sport, a struggling promoter feels he’s found a champion in a discarded robot. During his hopeful rise to the top, he discovers he has an 11-year-old son who wants to know his father.

REVIEW:

I took my son (The growing darker saint) to see this with me today. I had a feeling he might dig … Continue reading

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Film Review: Higanjima: Escape from Vampire Island (2009)

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Higanjima is an eerie island occupied by vampires, from where none has ever come back alive. When teenager Akira hears that his missing brother has been seen in the island, he decides to investigate with several friends.

REVIEW:

Asian vampire movies are usually a love or hate impacting experience for me. On one hand, you have to appreciate that they don’t always prescribe to Western cliches in their cultural differences. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Killer Condom (1996)

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The plot takes place in New York, and in the present. In a Hotel called “Quicky” a professor blackmails a student of his into having sex with him. But when the professor puts on a condom, the carnivorous condom bites off his penis and disappears. Detective Mackaroni who gets the case thinks that the college girl just bit off her teacher’s penis! Mackaroni goes to the motel himself to check … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Last Circus (2010)

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1937, Spain is in the midst of the brutal Spanish Civil War. A “Happy” circus clown is interrupted mid-performance and forcibly recruited by a militia. Still in his costume, he is handed a machete and led into battle against National soldiers, where he single handedly massacres an entire platoon. Fast forward to 1973, the tail end of the Franco regime. Javier, the son of the clown, dreams of following … Continue reading

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Film Review: Attack The Block (2011)

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 SYNOPSIS:

 A teen gang in South London defend their block from an alien invasion.

REVIEW:

Man oh man acolytes, did I see a good one last night! I’m not even going to go through my usual demands of you as I usually do at the start of a review. I’m just going to get right to it. And “It” is a little banger called “Attack The Block”.

“Attack The Block” tells the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Followed Home (2010)

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A group of friends head out for a mountain retreat only to witness a gruesome murder at a near by cabin. They head home wanting to forget the experience… but are followed home by the murder.

REVIEW:

There ought to be a law. The Black Saint is thinking about petitioning the govt. to find out if it is in any way possible to criminalize the use of video cameras in … Continue reading

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Film Review: RoadKill (2011)

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Six young friends on a road trip in Ireland run afoul of gypsies who curse them for accidentally running down an old woman. The curse takes the form of a terrifying flying beast that tries killing them all.

REVIEW:

Directed by Johannes Roberts
Written by Rick Suvalle
Starring: Kacey Barnfield, Stephen Rea, Eliza Bennett

Best line: “Ok, I don’t know what is more creepy: imagining some gypsy … Continue reading

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Film Review: Contagion (2011)

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A thriller centered on the threat posed by a deadly disease and an international team of doctors contracted by the CDC to deal with the outbreak.

REVIEW:

I hate Steven Soderburgh, I really do. Why do I hate him so much you ask? Because after I walked out of the theater where I saw his latest thriller “Contagion”, I went straight to the bathroom & washed my … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dead Alive (1992)

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A young man’s mother is bitten by a Sumatran rat-monkey. She gets sick and dies, at which time she comes back to life, killing and eating dogs, nurses, friends, and neighbors.

REVIEW:

Peter Jackson may be recognized for his mega opus “Lord of the Rings”, but it’s his early roots that most horror fans still remember well. Looking back to his roots, Jackson was pretty in tune with … Continue reading

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Film Review: Panic Button (2011)

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Four young people win a trip of a lifetime to New York, courtesy of their favourite social-networking website – All2gethr.com. As they board the private jet, they are asked to relinquish their mobile phones and take part in the in-flight entertainment – a new online gaming experience. But this is no ordinary game. Trapped at 30,000 feet, they are forced to play for their lives and the lives … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dead Cert (2010)

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A gang of tough London gangsters get more than they bargained for when a group of businessmen make an offer to buy their club, the Inferno. They turn out to be nothing less than Vampires wanting their land back and turn viciously on the gangsters when their demands are not met.

REVIEW:

Director – Steve Lawson
Starring – Craig Fairbrass, Dexter Fletcher, Billy Murray

You can rob a man … Continue reading

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Film Review: Episode 50 (2011)

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Focuses on two television crews of paranormal experts: one team of skeptics looking to de-bunk myths about ghosts and another consisting of believers looking to prove their existence. Teaming up for the first time for a special episode, the crews get more then they bargained for when they actually make contact with a spirit of tremendous power and must band together to stop it before it destroys them all.

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Film Review: Creepshow (1982)

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“Five tales of terror are presented. The first deals with a demented old man returning from the grave to get the Father’s Day cake his murdering daughter never gave him. The second is about a not-too-bright farmer discovering a meteor that turns everything into plant-life. The third is about a vengeful husband burying his wife and her lover up to their necks on the beach. The fourth is about a … Continue reading

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Film Review: Vampires, Mummies And Monsters Collection

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Vampires, Mummies And Monsters Collection: Lady Frankenstein, Time Walker, The Velvet Vampire, Grotesque

In The Velvet Vampire, a couple accepts an invitation from the mysterious Diane LeFanu to visit her in her secluded desert estate. Unaware that Diane is actually a centuries-old vampire, the couple soon realize that they are both the objects of her seduction and cravings.

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Film Review: The Pack (2010)

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In the middle of a snowy no man’s land, Charlotte picks up Max, a hitchhiker; they stop in a truck-stop restaurant, and when Max doesn’t come back from the bathroom, Charlotte starts looking for him in vain. She decides to return during the night but gets kidnapped by the bartender, La Spack, who turns out to be Max’s mother and needs to feed her kids, ‘The pack’, a bunch of blood … Continue reading

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