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Film Review: Hard Ride to Hell (2010)

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A group of family and friends on a camping trip through the Texas badlands are taken on a one-way ride to Hell after they inadvertently witness a ritual sacrifice at a deserted campsite. Pursed by the devil worshiping biker gang responsible, they hole up in an abandoned church near the border, only to discover that they are pawns in a decades-old battle between good and evil.

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Written by: Penelope Buitenhuis, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hunting Grounds (2008)

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In Earth’s future nature has to rebuild itself, in order to let the planet do all of the work citizens are kept inside of sealed up cities. Most human beings have never even seen a real blade of grass instead they spend their time using the AlterNet as an alternate reality. What happens when a group of gamers decide they are tired with their virtual hunts and want to go … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hulk VS. (2009)

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Who would win in a battle between Hulk and Wolverine? How about Hulk vs. Thor? Find out in this action-packed animated double feature, which matches up the unruly green superhero against two of the Marvel Universe’s most powerful characters. In Hulk Vs. Wolverine, Hulk goes on a rampage in the Canadian countryside, and Wolverine is sent to stop him. In Hulk Vs. Thor, Loki pits Thor against … Continue reading

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Film Review: How to Be a Serial Killer (2008)

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Meet Mike Wilson (Dameon Clarke). He’s charming. He’s smart. He’s a serial killer — and a very happy one, too. Determined to share the secrets of his satisfying career, Mike enlists sad-sack video store clerk Bart (Matthew Gray Gubler) as his star pupil. Mike enlightens Bart on the finer points of body disposal and other tricks of the trade, but it’s not long before Mike’s girlfriend catches on to his … Continue reading

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Film Review: Mask Maker (2010)

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Evan has the perfect birthday present for Jennifer, his investment-minded girlfriend: a sweet old fixer-up home with a lot of land he bought for a steal. But the home has a deadly history that the locals know all too well, a history they refuse to speak of. Evan, Jennifer and their friends, who have arrived to help celebrate Jennifer’s birthday, are about to learn it for themselves.

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Film Review: The House of Horrors: The Movie (2009)

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A group of Haunted House employees get trapped inside the “House of Horrors”… Western New York’s largest and most terrifying haunted attraction. Terror ensues as an excommunicated Priest searched for a possessed Ouija Board within the confines of the Haunted House

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I’m always on the look out for a cool film from Buffalo to arrive on the scene in a land where films are being shot all the time. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hannibal Rising (2007)

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Director Peter Webber takes on the myth of the menacing Hannibal Lecter (Gaspard Ulliel) in this terrifying prequel that attempts to trace the murderous roots of the cannibalistic killer. The film follows Lecter from his hard-scrabble Lithuanian childhood, where he witnesses the repulsive lengths to which hungry soldiers will go to satiate themselves, through his sojourn in France, where as a med student he hones his appetite for the kill. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hannibal (2001)

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Anthony Hopkins returns as one of the great villains in screen history, Hannibal “The Cannibal” Lecter, in this riveting sequel to The Silence of the Lambs. Lecter’s only surviving victim, the hideously scarred Mason Verger (Gary Oldman), tries to draw the serial gourmet out of hiding using the one person he cares about: Clarice Starling (Julianne Moore). Can the devious genius be trapped?

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Written by: David Mamet and … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Dorm That Dripped Blood (Pranks) (1982)

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On the eve of Christmas vacation, a college dormitory stands condemned… the dark halls now vacant, and unsafe. Student Joanne Murray and her close friends volunteer to help close down the building, unaware a psychopathic lunatic is hiding in the shadows. As the students disappear one by one, Joanne discovers the horrifying reality that if she is to survive, she alone will have to find a way … Continue reading

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Film Review: Pelt (2010)

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A group of friends on a camping trip make a huge mistake when they decide to ignore the “Private Property” signs (when will people ever learn?) and trespass onto an area of woods in the middle of nowhere. They soon regret their decision however as the creepy, backwoods guy who lives on the property soon begins to dispatch the group one by one in a series of increasingly violent and … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Grudge 3 (2009)

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Fearful of meeting a gruesome death, young Jake (Matthew Knight) tries to convince his psychiatrist (Shawnee Smith) that an evil curse led to the slaughter of his entire family. Meanwhile, a young woman from Japan (Emi Ikehata) arrives in Chicago and attempts to stop the curse for good. This third installment of the popular Grudge horror movie series also stars Marina Sirtis, Beau Mirchoff and Johanna E. Braddy.

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Film Review: Housewives From Another World (2010)

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When space aliens invade the bodies of three beautiful women, they soon learn the meaning of “hot to trot” in Housewives From Another World, beaming onto DVD April 6 from Infinity Entertainment Group.

On a mission to stop the development of a new deep-space satellite, the body-snatched beauties will do anything – and anyone – to accomplish their goals. “Take me to your leader” takes on a whole new meaning!

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Film Review: Beautiful Teacher in Torture Hell (1985) – CAT III

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Oniroku Dan: Bikyoshi jigokuzeme (original title)

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Ran Masaki plays a beautiful teacher who is transferred to a remote mountain school where she is gang-raped and abused by the male students.

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Plot: Completely irrelevant. The disc does not come with subtitles, which is a moot point because they would be useless. When subtitles are irrelevant you know you are not watching the Cat III version … Continue reading

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Film Review: Super (2010)

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After his wife falls under the influence of a drug dealer, an everyday guy transforms himself into Crimson Bolt, a superhero with the best intentions, though he lacks for heroic skills.

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Every once in awhile you come across a film, that falls into that “dude, this is one you gotta see’ films. Needless to say, I was really impressed by those catch me … Continue reading

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Film Review: Horror Business (2005)

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Filmmaker Christopher P. Garetano probes the minds of some of the horror business’s most intriguing personalities in this thought-provoking documentary shot over the course of two years. Highlights include interviews with Mark Borchardt of American Movie, David Gebroe of Zombie Honeymoon, Herschell Gordon Lewis of Blood Feast, Sid Haig of The Devil’s Rejects and film critic and author Joe Bob Briggs.

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Horror Business is a film that you can’t … Continue reading

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Film Review: Habit (1997)

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In this stark vampire film, the near-alcoholic Sam (Larry Fessenden) meets the hauntingly beautiful Anna (Meredith Snaider) at a Greenwich Village, N.Y., costume party — and then she promptly disappears. Sam becomes obsessed with the woman, abandoning his friends when they need him the most — most notably his pal Larry (Jesse Hartman), who had a fling with a similarly mysterious girl and now appears sickly and pale.

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Film Review: House (2008)

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Trying to recover from the nearly marriage-breaking stress following the death of their child, Jack (Reynaldo Rosales) and Stephanie (Heidi Dippold) spontaneously take off on a road trip. But when their car breaks down in a remote area, they find themselves in a horrific nightmare. Seeking shelter in a house, they soon realize that more danger lurks inside than outside in this spine-chiller based on Ted Dekker … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hurt (2008)

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When Robert Coltrane suddenly dies, his wife (Melora Walters) and two kids (Johanna E. Braddy and Jackson Rathbone) can no longer afford their affluent lifestyle. So when Robert’s loner brother Darryl (William Mapother) offers lodging to the downsized family, they reluctantly accept — a fatal mistake. Their transition is shaken up by the arrival of a troubled foster child (Sofia Vassilieva), who sets into motion a string of horrifying events. … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Incredible Hulk (2008)

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Norton stars as Bruce Banner in this version of the classic comic book tale about a doctor who searches for a cure for his exotic condition, which causes him to transform into a huge green monster when under duress. Drawing closer to finding a remedy, Dr. Banner becomes sidetracked as he’s pursued first by the military and then by a rival monster known as the Abomination. Liv Tyler, Tim Roth … Continue reading

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TV Review: The Greatest American Hero (TV Series) (2010)

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The Greatest American Hero is an American science fiction TV series which aired for three seasons from 1981 to 1983 on ABC. It premiered as a two hour movie pilot on March 18, 1981. It starred William Katt as teacher Ralph Hinkley (“Hanley” for the latter part of the first season), Robert Culp as FBI Agent Bill Maxwell, and Connie Sellecca as lawyer Pam Davidson. The show chronicles Ralph’s adventures … Continue reading

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Film Review: Gorgo (1961)

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A salvage vessle is nearly sunk off the Irish coast by an undersea earthquake. A few nights later, a walking sea monster tangles with the fishing boats and enters the town. The salvage vessel captures Gorgo and takes it to London for display. Gorgo’s mother, who is upset and significantly larger follows his trail to London leaving a wake of destruction in her path

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