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Film Review: Mother of Tears (2007)

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A young woman named Sarah opens an ancient urn that unlocks a horrible evil. While on the run for an alleged murder, she discovers that her involvement with this evil runs deep into her past. The third of three powerful witches known as the “Three Mothers” must be stopped, and Sarah is the only one that can to it. As she tries to decipher the secrets of her past, violence … Continue reading

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Film Review: Zombie Farm (2009)

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Pilar is a film maker who is looking desperately for work, when her boss tells her that he wants her to do a more ethnic piece with a Latino flavor Pilar finds herself researching a Santero by the name of Roque who doesn’t just offer his clients a few charms but also hope from the bottom of his heart. It is during her research however that she … Continue reading

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Film Review: Insidious (2010)

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A family looks to prevent evil spirits from trapping their comatose child in a nether realm called The Further.

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The definition for the word “Insidious” is basically “Intended to entrap”. And that is exactly what James Wan’s latest offering “Insidious” did to The Black Saint. I found myself entrapped, beguiled & plain flat out spooked throughout this marvelously entertaining film. I think you’ll be as well.

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Film Review: Wake Wood (2011)

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The parents of a girl who was killed by a savage dog are granted the opportunity to spend three days with their deceased daughter.

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Director – David Keating
Starring – Eva Birthistle, Aidan Gillen, Timothy Spall

Resurrection. A theme and plot that has been covered many times before in horror movies. So I have to give credit to the filmmakers of Wake Wood for not only keeping the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Fan of The Dead (2003)

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Fan of the Dead is an amazing 52 minutes road-movie documentary revealing the filming locations of Night of the Living Dead (1968 & 1990 remake), Dawn of the Dead (1978) and Day of the Dead (1985), with exclusive interviews with the cast of the George Romero’s trilogy

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Fan of the Dead….. I’m sure there are more than a few of us that can … Continue reading

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Film Review: Evil Spirits (1990)

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A strange woman runs a boardinghouse whose tenants–mostly misfits and others who won’t be missed–begin dying off or simply disappearing. She still cashes their government benefit checks even after they’re gone, and it turns out that disappearing tenants aren’t the only weird things that are going on in that house

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Director – Gary Graver
Starring – Karen Black, Arte Johnson, Virginia Mayo

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Film Review: The Mutant Chronicles (2008)

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In a futuristic world where earth has been divided into four warring “Corporations,” a frightening new breed of NecroMutant threatens to destroy the global population. But is Brother Samuel, the leader of an age-old monastic order, the prophesized Deliverer who’s destined to destroy the undying beasts and save the planet? Seizing the chance to realize his destiny, Samuel rounds up an army of recruits who can help him do the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Primal (2010)

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Six friends go on a anthropologic journey to study a remote ancient rock painting. Their excitement vanishes when one of them becomes delirious after skinny-dipping in the waterhole. Feverish bleeding & confused she physically and mentally regresses to a vicious predatory state. She has gone primal. Her lover and friends realize they are the prey as she savagely hunts them down. Their only hope of survival is through a cave … Continue reading

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Film Review: Choose (2010)

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Aspiring journalist Fiona is on the outside looking in of an investigation conducted by her father of a psychopath who is forcing his victims to choose between two different horrific choices. But with the anniversary of her mother’s suicide coming up, the mad man begins to bring her in to the circle, communicating via hints and clues with her directly. What is his motivation for these bizarre and seemingly ruthless … Continue reading

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Film Review: Behemoth (2011)

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In the mountains north of Olympia, WA lies the town of Ascension, a town that has been plagued for decades with seismic activity. This seismic activity is a little different these days, however, as the cause of the activity is organic, huge, and tired of sleeping under the Earth’s crust.

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Directed by David Hogan
Starring: Ed Quinn, Pascale Hutton, Cindy Busby

Behemoth is a SyFy Channel Original movie. … Continue reading

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Film Review: She’s Crushed (2009)

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The morning after is acutely uncomfortable for Ray (Henrik NorlĂ©n), who engages in a one-night stand with innocent-looking Tara (Natalie Dickinson) and then tries to move on. Tara doesn’t see things his way, and she takes lethal measures to keep the passion alive. In this horror-thriller directed by Patrick Johnson, tortured soul becomes torturing avenger as Tara sets about obliterating from Ray’s life anyone who might compete for his attention. … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Visitation (2006)

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When a mysterious stranger arrives in the sleepy town of Antioch, his ability to perform miracles provokes tension among the locals. Ushering the sick and desperate into his revival tent with a pair of healing hands, he wins dozens of disciples who declare him a prophet. But there are just as many townsfolk who believe him to be a fraud — or even the devil himself. Can a former minister … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Wolfman (2010)

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Set in the late 1880s, the film keeps the plotline of the original, with Lawrence Talbot (Benicio del Toro) meeting his father (Anthony Hopkins) following the death (and in the remake, disappearance) of his brother. The film details events during Lawrence’s past that led to his estrangement from his father (which includes Gwen), and the setting is changed from the mythical Welsh village of Llanwelly to the English village of … Continue reading

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Film Review: Scary Movie 4 (2006)

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Cindy finds out the house she lives in is haunted by a little boy and goes on a quest to find out who killed him and why. Also, Alien “Tr-iPods” are invading the world and she has to uncover the secret in order to stop them.

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Fresh off the franchise, Scary Movie ..movies offer a sort of retrospect on some of the best horror events leading up to it. Full … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Wraith (1986)

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Packard Walsh and his motorized gang control and terrorize an Arizona desert town where they force drivers to drag-race so they can ‘win’ their vehicles. After Walsh beats the decent teenager Jamie Hankins to death after finding him with his girlfriend, a mysterious power creates Jake Kesey, an extremely cool motor-biker who has a car which is invincible. Jake befriends Jamie’s girlfriend Keri Johnson, takes Jamie’s sweet brother Bill under … Continue reading

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Film Review: Ticks (Infested) (1993)

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Problem teens in Los Angeles join an inner-city wilderness project in and attempt to get back in touch with life’s priorities, led by do-gooders Holly and Charles. When they get to the campsite, they begin having problems adjusting to the wild life, particularly local marijuana growers using herbal steroids to accelerate plant growth, and the mutated ticks that the leaky steroid system has created.

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If your dog ever brought … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Vampire Killer Barbys (1996)

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Director Jess Franco is back to his old tricks with this gruesome gore-fest about a band called The Killer Barbies (played by the band of the same name) that gets stuck in a remote locale when their transportation breaks down. Eager to get back on the road, the group searches on foot for help. Instead, they run into a bloodthirsty sorceress, Von Fledermaus (Mariangela Giordano), who’s about to make their … Continue reading

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Film Review: Time Crimes (LOS CRONOCRIMENES) (2007)

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Hector is an ordinary man who’s moving to a new house with his wife. One evening, while he’s looking through his binoculars, he sees a naked girl in the woods. He decides to go there just to find that same girl laying on a rock. Suddenly, a man with a pink bandage covering his face, stabs Hector in his arm with scissors. Then a chase starts, leading Hector to a … Continue reading

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Film Review: Tony London Serial Killer (2010)

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Solitary Tony (Peter Ferdinando) lives on the line of society and of sanity: Mostly he’s home alone, cultivating a taste for 1980s action flicks, and when social interaction arises, murder is his solution to an awkward moment. Director Gerard Johnson’s gruesome character study observes the inscrutable figure as he goes about the business of being maladjusted, misreading the world around him while remaining a mystery even perhaps to himself.

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Film Review: Seabeast (2009)

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Will McKenna is a down on his luck fisherman. Not only did he loose his catch on his last trip out, he swears he saw a beast rise up from the sea to take on of his crew men. His fish stories are laughed at by most of the town, until suddenly they are all dying, victims of an attack by an unknown animal.

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Film Review: Taxi Driver (1976)

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“Travis Bickle is an ex-Marine and Vietnam War veteran living in New York City. As he suffers from insomnia, he spends his time working as a cabbie at night, watching p*rn movies at seedy cinemas during the day, or thinking about how the world, New York in particular, has deteriorated into a cesspool. He’s a loner who has strong opinions about what is right and wrong with … Continue reading

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