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Film Review: Scarlet Fry’s Junkfood Horrorfest (2007)

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Scarlet Fry takes you on the thrill of your life with: Blood Thirsty Cannibals, Satanic Zombies, Demented Nurses, Junkie Serial Killers, Freaky Perverts and More! This Blood Drenched Deluxe Horrorfest isn’t for the weak at heart. A drug dealer has made his last deal after he decides to hand a junkie serial killer (Calico Cooper) some bad junk. This junk is, in fact, a video tape entitled “Junkfood Horrorfest.”

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Film Review: Psycho Sleepover (2008)

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A slumber party turns deadly, when a group of psychopaths escape from an asylum.

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Debbie is having a sh*tty week – her boyfriend of several months desperately wants a mouth hug, but she isn’t willing to go past the ever-popular Eskimo nose kissing. Most guys, even in high school, would just move onto the next chick, right? Debbie’s boyfriend gets down with his nerd self and dons a … Continue reading

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Film Review: ThanksKilling (2009)

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Five college kids have their Thanksgiving break ruined by a homicidal turkey.

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I’ll admit I have a bit of a soft spot for independents who can pull off a film both funny, horrific and somewhat original. Killer Turkey anyone?, and just in time for Thanksgiving month. Yes its a film about a killer turkey, those who don’t like to have fun can check yourself out now. As Thankskilling is … Continue reading

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Film Review: Helldriver (2010)

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An alien-spawned, mysterious mist blankets the northern half of Japan, transforming those who inhale it into ravenous, flesh-eating zombies hell-bent on devouring the surviving human population. Plunged into chaos, Japan is torn in two—the southern half of the country, where the populace remains untouched by the deadly gas, lives behind a heavily-fortified wall, while the northern half is a lawless, zombie-infected wasteland. Political forces are locked in a stalemate … Continue reading

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Film Review: Ninjas vs. Vampires (2010)

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Ninjas battle Vampires for the fate of the world in this all new Action-Horror-Comedy from the creators of 2010′s cult smash, “Ninjas Vs Zombies”! Moments after down-on-his-luck Aaron is rejected by the girl of his dreams, they both are attacked by blood sucking VAMPIRES. Driven to save her, Aaron tracks down the mysterious NINJAS, who wage a nightly war against the forces of darkness. Now, as the Vampire overlord Seth … Continue reading

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Film Review: Wrong Turn 4: Bloody Beginnings (2011)

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Follows a group of friends that decide to go snowmobiling during their winter break. They make a “wrong turn”, getting lost in a storm.

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Best line: “They’re stripping pieces of flesh off of Daniel, they’re boiling it in oil, and they’re eating him…they’re…they’re eating him alive like some fu*#ed up fondue.”

Interesting observation: Potatoes apparently go with anything.

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Film Review: Blue Velvet (1986)

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Jeffrey Beaumont is an honest young all American man. On an afternoon stroll he finds a human ear in a field near his home. His curiosities lead him to a twisted and wildly freakish syndicate of characters existing in his quiet picturesque little town, forever changing the way he views reality.

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Director: David Lynch
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Kyle Maclachlan-Jeffrey Beaumont
Isabella Rossellini-Dorothy Vallens
Dennis Hopper-Frank Boothe
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Film Review: The Fly (1958)

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“Scientist Andre Delambre becomes obsessed with his latest creation, a matter transporter. He has varying degrees of success with it. He eventually decides to use a human subject, himself, with tragic consequences. During the transference, his atoms become merged with a fly, which was accidentally let into the machine. He winds up with the fly’s head and one of it’s arms and the fly winds up with Andre’s head and … Continue reading

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Film Review: Where the Dead Go to Die (2012)

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 troubled group of children living on the same block are haunted by a talking dog named Labby who brings them on surreal hell-rides between different dimensions and time periods.

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I knew when the owner of Unearthed Films sent me this one claiming it was twisted as hell, I should probably take his word for it. But here is the twist, it’s an animation….an audit themed children’s looking animation. Now upon … Continue reading

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Film Review: Shivers (1975)

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“A scientist living in an apartment complex kills a girl and uses acid to destroy her internal organs, and then kills himself. While investigating, a doctor discovers that the scientist was doing experiments on the use of genetically engineered parasites as organ transplants. Soon, other people in the complex begin showing signs of carrying the parasites, spreading the things through wanton orgiastic abandon, and the complex begins suffering an attrition problem.” (courtesy IMDB)

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Film Review: Mothman (2010)

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A group of friends band together to hide the truth about a mutual friend’s tragic death. They soon discover that an evil entity is in pursuit of them.

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Does anyone remember a film called “The Mothman Prophecies” from a few years back? It starred Richard Gere & Laura Linney and it purported to tell the true story of the town of Point Pleasant, West Virginia and some supernatural occurrences that … Continue reading

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Film Review: A Haunting in Salem (2011)

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When the new sheriff of Salem, Massachusetts discovers that he is the victim of a centuries-old curse, he must protect his family from the vengeful ghosts that torment his home.

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Fresh off the haunt train, arrives a new entry from the team at Asylum Entertainment. The cover states “based on true events”, but I’m not sure what story or location that refers to. The subject here is the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Beg (2010)

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Jack Fox, a burnt out detective, is being forced into early retirement, as the worst serial killer since the Boston Strangler begins a killing spree through the streets of Salem. When detective Steve Ryan moves to town with his family, Jack is torn between a life of retirement and sanity or helping rookie detective Ryan in his quest to solve these killings that are haunting the people of Salem.

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Film Review: The Child’s Eye (2010)

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A group of friends find themselves stranded in an old hotel. As they uncover the history beneath the walls they’re slowly drawn into its sinister past making it harder to get out alive!

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Film Review: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003)

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In an alternate Victorian Age world, a group of famous contemporary fantasy, SF and adventure characters team up on a secret mission.

REVIEW:

I couldn’t imagine a cooler off-beat joining up of characters. This film has always stayed within reach but never seems to escalate to a favorite. After seeing it several times, I’ve come to the conclusion that it’s a pretty cool movie with an even greater idea. It … Continue reading

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Film Review: More Brains! A Return To The Living Dead (2011)

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A documentary detailing the making of the 1985 classic “Return Of The Living Dead” as told by those who worked on the film.

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I remember the day I saw “Return Of The Living Dead” like it was yesterday. Partly because I had just had my heart broken by some filthy tramp who took up over a year of my life. I was so downtrodden afterwards … Continue reading

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