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In this brutal, bloody shocker that’s invited comparison to The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Straw Dogs, struggling singer Marc Stevens (Laurent Lucas) is working the wedding circuit in Belgium when his car breaks down in the sticks. He’s taken in by a kindly innkeeper (Jackie Berroyer) who, at first, seems eager to please but later reveals himself to be a psychopath. Fabrice du Welz directs this haunting thriller with a tinge of dark … Continue reading
A nasty, nasty comedy. A reality TV crew is making a programme, ‘Ghost TV’ about the haunted buildings that are the ruins of Seacliff Lunatic Asylum. As one might expect things do not go to plan. One of the crew is not very emotionally stable and when she discovers that she has been used callously by another crew member she snaps and runs off into the night, only to return with violent … Continue reading
A gang of young thieves flee Paris during the violent aftermath of a political election, only to hole up at an Inn run by neo-Nazis.
The fact that 2007âs Frontier(s) is director Xavier Gensâ first full length movie is impressive, not only in its high quality, but also its far-reaching story that manages to explore so many things but still wrap up in less than two hours (he also wrote the … Continue reading
A newlywed couple finds their lake-country honeymoon descend into chaos after Paul finds Bea wandering and disoriented in the middle of their first night.
How well does one truly know a significant other?Â Is the length of a courtship through engagement and the exchanging of vows an ample amount of time to base the remainder of oneâs existence upon?Â Worth noting in this discussion is the fact that most married couples, … Continue reading
David Williams wants nothing more than to give his wife Alice the perfect life. Working as a film archivist, the young, pregnant couple finally save enough to buy their first home. Residing on the picturesque, Irish Canal it seems as though their prayers have finally been answered. An eerie coincidence unfolds at Davidâs office one day to threaten it all. In the screening room, he views a silent film from 1902 documenting … Continue reading
Carson is your typical Catholic teenaged girl, straight A student. When her family notices a gradual decline in grades, social activity and demeanor they enlist in the help of Step Inside Recovery, an addictions counselling facility. A documentary film crew shoots the entire process from intervention to counselling and recovery. Carsonâs parents, friends, fellow patients and film crew are in for an awful shock when they realize her behaviour originates from something … Continue reading
“Erudite recluse Verden Fell is struck by a meeting with lady Rowena, daughter of country lord Trevanion, who reminds him of his late wife Ligeia, both being somehow associated with a black cat and the wild fox the lord loves hunting. They fall in love, marry and resolve he leave the ruined abbey where he buried Ligeia. However Rowena’s devoted gentleman friend Christopher Gough discovers it cannot be sold as Ligeia was … Continue reading
“The magician Doctor Erasmus Craven, who chooses not belong to the Brotherhood Of Magicians, grieves the loss of his beloved wife Lenore and lives in a castle with his daughter Estelle. One day, a raven knocks on his window and Craven learns that the bird is actually the magician Doctor Adolphus Bedlo who was turned into a raven after challenging the powerful magician Doctor Scarabus who was an enemy of his father. … Continue reading
A woman who is plagued by nightmares involving a serial killer learns her dreams have a horrifying connection to the real world.
The Pact, the first film to come out of this series, blew me away. I thought it had just enough tension and substance to earn it a place in my favorites list for that year. Word of a sequel, was enough to “hope” that … Continue reading
Heather is broke. She has a soul sucking job as a stripper. Her live-in girlfriend Victoria has a baby and a coke problem. Her boss Harry is an abusive maniac. Life cannot get much worse… or so she thought. Determined to get out of this living hell, Heather and her lover, Bunny, plan to rip off Harry, ditch Victoria, and leave town to live out their days on the Greek islands in peaceful … Continue reading
Crazy dog, a serial killer of the 80s, who seems killing randomly. Marco Costa, son of one the victims, decides to investigate on his father’s murder. Crazy dog was suicide or the truth is more complicated than that?
Opening with the murder of a terrified man in a public park in 1983, âCrazy Dogâ wastes no time with setting up its tight premise â a serial killer is picking off seemingly … Continue reading
A pregnant woman fears for her unborn child’s life if she doesn’t avenge a supernatural entity.
Horror film makers are a slick bunch of operators, friends.Â The trend of saddling the female lead with a vague mental illness not only throws the less wizened viewer an initial red herring, it justifies the âItâs all in your headâ argument sheâll inevitably face.Â Spoiler Alert: Itâs never all in her head.
Why is it … Continue reading
A man enters the lives of a married couple and tries to convince them that their daughter is actually the reincarnation of his own daughter who died in a car accident years prior.
Directed by Robert Wise (The Sound of Music, Star Trek: The Motion Picture) brings to life the story of Audrey Rose. Based on the novel by Frank de Felitta (who also did the screenplay) our journey begins … Continue reading
When a rash of possessions spring up across the globe, the Vatican sends a specialized team into the heart of the epidemic to determine the cause. Father Jan and scientist Daryl Lux follow their investigation to a mysterious remote lake where the possessed are being drawn. The two fear there is something in the water that is far more dangerous than anything mankind has ever encountered.
On the surface, … Continue reading
Its the story about nine pro soldiers of an special anti-guerrilla “comando” unit, sent to an abandoned base located over a 14.000 ft. mountain in the colombian andes. which has lost contact few days ago,supposedly beacause they were under guerrilla attack. at the time the “comandos” arrive, they found only one survivor.
Horror aficionados have known for some time that Asian cinema has been a bastion of quality in the Hollywood quagmire … Continue reading
Seven girls must spend the night in an old house, which once was a brothel, as part of an initiation.
While odd and choppy overall, Blood Sisters delivers well in the arena of campy acting. I have to make a confession, though, early on: around midway through this movie, I did begin fantasizing about a realm, where the word âExploitation filmâ doesn’t really mean âMovie That Really Sucks!âÂ Considering this, I … Continue reading
Female aliens take control of Earth’s monsters and begin using them to destroy the human race
Come speculate, cachinnate and appreciate a 1968 Japanese sci-fi/horror Kaiju film (meaning; âstrange creaturesâ and usually a film depicting monsters attacking cities). Watch as female aliens take control of earth monsters and humans and begin using them to destroy the human race. Directed by Ishiro Honda and written by Ishiro Honda and Takesh kimura.
This film … Continue reading
Witness one of the most bizarre & confounding flicks ever made in EVIL DEAD INBRED REDNECKS! In a small cabin on the edge of a park, a group of friends gather for fun. But when they come across a mysterious book, and of course despite all warnings read aloud from it, they unwittingly unleash a ghostly evil. The book resurrects whacked out redneck Leo DeChamp, a serial killer who used to strangle … Continue reading
An executive of a movie studio is wrongfully tried for murder and sentenced to death by the electric chair. Before he is executed, the prison staff denies him his last meal. Decades later, a movie crew works on a horror film inside the same prison. The studio exec returns from the dead to exact revenge, killing off the film crew and eating them.
Here’s one for you, if you like DIY … Continue reading
A large group of people gather, ready to perform auditions for a new, different kind of show. Itâs an online reality show, but none of the prospective performers know much about it. Unfortunate for them, they might get killed on it. Assuming they donât, they could win one million dollars.
Wow, what a bunch of attractive people about to meet their demises. And in a way totally unlike THE RUNNING MAN and … Continue reading