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Film Review: A Horrible Way to Die (2010)

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SYNOPSIS:

An escaped murderer is in pursuit of his ex-girlfriend, who has fled to start a new life in a small town.

REVIEW:

“A Horrible Way to Die” arrives under the directorial talent of Adam Wingard who had a few great releases with “Home Sick” (2007) and “Pop Skull”(which I’ve yet to see). Though I do recommend “Home Sick” which is cult fav of mine. The movie stars the talented AJ … Continue reading

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Film Review: Cannibal Holocaust (1980)

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Censored in several countries for its gratuitous violence, this controversial faux documentary from director Ruggero Deodato presents footage from a team of New York University filmmakers mysteriously lost in the Amazon jungle. The film, allegedly recovered by Professor Harold Moore, reveals the deplorable treatment of a tribe of suspected South American cannibals and, ultimately, the fate of the crew that initially set out to film the natives.

REVIEW:

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Film Review: The Echo Game (2009)

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A young mother must protect her daughter from a rogue scientist on a murderous rampage to steal the girl’s psychic powers for herself.

REVIEW:

I’ve always been a fan of psychics in horror films. Or at least some sort of ability. Three films come to mind when I think about it. Two are from the mind of Stephen King and one was … Continue reading

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Film Review: Uninhabited (2010)

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SYNOPSIS:

A young couple go to a remote and deserted coral island for a camping holiday, only to find that the island is inhabited by a ghost seeking retribution for a past outrage.

REVIEW:

I don’t think I would ever want to make a film that only features two cast members through 90% of the film. That is a hell of a lot of … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Others (2001)

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SYNOPSIS:

A woman who lives in a darkened old house with her two photosensitive children becomes convinced that her family home is haunted.

REVIEW:

Grace (Nicole Kidman) has been waiting for her husband to return from war. She has chosen a beautiful but desolate feeling Jersey mansion to retire with her 2 young photosensitive children. The children are unique in that they can’t be in … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Empty (2011)

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Ark, a man destroyed by the death of his wife finds refuge in a crumbling apartment building where he tries to forget and rebuild his life. Not able to sleep and haunted by the memories of his dead wife, Lilly, Ark begins a delusional trip through the everyday that takes him to the very edge of insanity, wheres dreams are reality. Finding that his dreams can actually hurt him, Ark … Continue reading

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Film Review: Grindhouse Shorts (2011)

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SYNOPSIS:

- Watch what happens when two beautiful bad girls with no option are put in a desperate situation.

- If its attention she wants, then its attention she gets. Capture Device is a haunting tale about the modern day obsession that we have for attention online.

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Film Review: Red State (2011)

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Set in Middle America, a group of teens receive an online invitation for sex, though they soon encounter fundamentalists with a much more sinister agenda.

REVIEW:

The Black Saint was never really much of a Kevin Smith fan, Not that the man isn’t talented. None of his films (Besides “Dogma”) have ever struck me as particularly entertaining. And yes, I am including “Clerks” when I say this. I just don’t … Continue reading

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Film Review: Mimic (1997)

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“A disease carried by common cockroaches is killing Manhattan children. In an effort to stop the epidemic an entomologist, Susan Tyler, creates a mutant breed of insect that secretes a fluid to kill the roaches. This mutant breed was engineered to die after one generation, but three years later Susan finds out that the species has survived and evolved into a large, gruesome monster that can mimic human … Continue reading

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Film Review: Secrets in the Walls (2010)

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Single mom Rachel Easton and her two daughters move from their cramped Detroit apartment to the suburbs when Rachel gets an irresistible deal on her dream house. But with the night comes scratching from within the walls, distant cries, and a figure of a young woman in the shifting shadows of the basement. As the haunting intensifies, Rachel and her friend must uncover the horrifying secret of what happened in … Continue reading

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Film Review: Psalm 21 (2009)

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This atmospheric Swedish horror film follows a young priest’s descent into madness after a handful of sudden, traumatic nightmares. Just as his late night terrors begin to overwhelm him, the priest gets word that his father has died in a small, isolated village in Northern Sweden. The young man hurries to get to the site of the death, but his journey north unleashes sinister forces that may … Continue reading

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Film Review: House of Fallen (2008)

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SYNOPSIS

A mysterious group known as “The Twelve” makes war with the Grigori…fallen angels who walk the earth. House of Fallen is loosely based on the Book of Enoch.

REVIEW:

It’s Friday night and I have to work early in the morning. The kids are asleep early (at least settled down) and I am in the mood to watch a horror film (actually, I’m … Continue reading

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Film Review: A Brush with Death (2007)

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Five high school cheerleaders drive out to a rural mansion to spend the weekend. They hear a thirty year-old urban legend about a young boy who killed his family and used their blood in his juvenile artwork. While exploring an old farmhouse on the property they discover that the boy never left his home and has grown into a sick and twisted man. (from IMDB.com)

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Film Review: iCrime (2011)

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SYNOPSIS:

Unlike the rest of the girls coming to Hollywood with dreams of seeing their name in lights, Carrie Kevin arrives with a purpose…

REVIEW:

Have you ever watched a film you didn’t really want to watch, expecting to hate it, wanting to hate? I felt that way when I sat down to watch “iCrime”, the feature film debut from director Bears Fonte’. The film … Continue reading

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Film Review: Blades of Blood (2010)

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During a turbulent time when political upheaval, rebellion, and invasion are coming to a head two swordsmen are caught up in a violent and bloody struggle to seize control of the country they love. With their army of alliance standing behind them they will meet for the most important battle of their lives. Swords will be drawn while many lives are lost, but only one swordsman will walk away the … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Shining (1980)

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SYNOPSIS:

“Jack Torrance gets a job as the custodian of the Overlook Hotel, in the mountains of Colorado. The place is closed down during winter, Torrance and his family will be the only occupants of the hotel for a long while. When the snow storms block the Torrance family in the hotel, Jack’s son Danny, who has some clairvoyance and telepathy powers, discovers that the hotel is haunted and … Continue reading

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