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Film Review: Evilution (2008)

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A microscopic alien life form has been discovered with the ability to possess the living and resurrect the dead. The United States Army has tried to communicate with it but failed. Instead, the military has tried to create a genetically altered version of the alien in order to resurrect dead soldiers on the battlefield. The alien fights back, turning soldier against soldier. Young scientist Darren Hall kidnaps the last pure … Continue reading

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Film Review: Drag me to Hell (2009)

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A loan officer ordered to evict an old woman from her home finds herself the recipient of a supernatural curse, which turns her life into a living hell. Desperate, she turns to a seer to try and save her soul, while evil forces work to push her to a breaking point.

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At long last a new Sam Raimi film in the horror genre since his Spiderman projects. Being a … Continue reading

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Film Review: Piranha 3D (2010)

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Lake Victoria is usually a pretty quiet place until Spring Break when thousands of college kids go there to have a drunken blast. Unfortunately things are going to be a little different this year as an underwater tremor has released an army of vicious, prehistoric piranhas who gleefully devour anyone they come across. It’s up to Sheriff Forester (Elizabeth Shue) and seismic researcher Novak (Adam … Continue reading

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Film Review: Surrogates (2009)

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Set in a futuristic world where humans live in isolation and interact through surrogate robots, a cop (Willis) is forced to leave his home for the first time in years in order to investigate the murders of others’ surrogates.

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14 years ago, the world creates the first synthetic brain, 11 years ago…the military steps in and the use of surrogates becomes part of daily life, 7 years ago….. … Continue reading

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Film Review: The New Girls (2009)

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One of the most prolific filmmakers on the no-budget scene, the Jim-Van-Bebber-Through-the-Looking-Glass Sonny Fernandez, is at it again, with the entire crew in tow for his latest feature, The New Girls. This time out, we’re dealing with vampires, and…whoa, what? A daytime shot?!? Did that just happen?

Yes, yes it did, and that’s a lot of what this movie is about: something new. We’ve all seen vampire movies, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Trippin (2009)

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Three couples go to a remote cabin in the woods and, lo and behold, bad things happen.

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Devi Snively comes at us with a full feature full of drug humor, killings, camping, sex and more drugs. When 3 couples decide to head out to a remote cabin for a getaway, the skies the limit as they encounter more than they bargained for. Based on a true story, we are … Continue reading

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Film Review: The New Daughter (2009)

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After his wife leaves him for another man, John James and his two children move out to a house in the country. They soon discover a mysterious mound on the property and it isn’t long before John’s daughter Louisa begins to exhibit some very strange and disturbing behavior. He does a little research and finds out that the previous owner’s daughter did the exact same thing (until her grandfather set … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dying God (2009)

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A hard-boiled corrupt cop, Sean Fallon (James Horan), must solve the toughest case of his career: a serial killer is brutally raping and murdering the women that work in the roughest part of town, his part of town. He has no choice but to side with pimps, lead by Chance (Lance Henricksen), to hunt down the killer before he strikes again only to find out that the killer may not … Continue reading

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Film Review: Doomed to Consume (2006)

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A small Mid-western town is thrust into chaos after an airborne virus swiftly turns most of the locals into raving mad zombies with an insatiable hunger for the living! Caught amidst the epidemic is an eclectic group of survivors who’ve been hiding out in a ram- shackled farmhouse. Now running low on food, water and vital ammunition to keep the growing number of living dead at bay, they pack up … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dog Soldiers (2002)

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In Neil Marshal’s directorial debut, a squad of soldiers is sent out on what should have been a routine military exercise in the wilds of Scotland. But the excursion turns into a waking nightmare when Sgt. Harry Wells (Sean Pertwee) and his men discover the bloody corpses of Capt. Richard Ryan’s (Liam Cunningham) battalion. As the sun goes down, the soldiers are tracked by a pack of werewolves … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Mutilator (1985)

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The college tradition of fall break sends many young coed’s on their way to wonderful mini vacations full of memories most of them will cherish. For young Ed and his five friends though fall break just means one more week sitting around the local tavern wishing that they would have made some sort of plans. Luckily Ed’s father calls him and lets him know that his beach condo needs to … Continue reading

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Film Review: Direct your own Damn Movie (2009)

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Studio? You don’t need no stinkin’ studio! Or at least that’s the gist of Troma Entertainment president Lloyd Kaufman’s message in this how-to series that includes interviews with directors such as Dario Argento, Stan Lee, Trey Parker and Matt Stone. Over the course of the program, you’ll learn the ins and outs of writing a script, mastering the preproduction process, casting, on-set management, post-production and distribution.

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“Direct your own … Continue reading

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Film Review: SickGirl (2007)

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Young Izzy (Leslie Andrews) is a girl with issues. Her parents may be dead. Her older brother is fighting in Iraq and she’s raising her younger brother, Kevin, all by herself. Things are tough but, with the help of her motorcycle-riding friend Barney, she deals with her situation the best she can. Unfortunately, Izzy isn’t exactly stable… and her way of dealing with life’s problems includes finding people to torture … Continue reading

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Film Review: Toomorrow (1970)

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“A group of students pay their way through school by forming a pop band called Toomorrow. Sonic vibrations from a special instrument called a ‘tonaliser’ cause an extraterrestrial to abduct the group, and have them entertain the Alphoid population.” (courtesy Wikipedia)

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In the early seventies, diversification within genre films continued after the breakthrough year of 1968. For instance, the year 1970 saw the first … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dark Dreamers – VOL 1 (2000)

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With appearances by the likes of Stephen King, Wes Craven and Stan Winston, this collection features Stanley Wiater — author and host of television’s “Dark Dreamers” — interviewing horror’s greatest writers, filmmakers and special effects artists. Chills and thrills abound with genre masters Clive Barker, Forrest J. Ackerman, Richard Matheson, Sean S. Cunningham, Julie Strain, John Landis, John Saxon, Jack Ketchum and more.

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It was just recently that I … Continue reading

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Film Review: This Island Earth (1955)

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“Doctor Meacham is chosen along with others by the inhabitants of the planet Metaluna to do research that will help save their dying planet. However, an evil scheme is uncovered by the suspecting Meacham when he discovers the Metalunan’s plan to take over Earth. Meacham then escapes an exploding Metalunan-built Earth lab along with Doctor Adams only to be kidnapped while flying away in a small plane. A … Continue reading

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Film Review: Don’t Look Now (1973)

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“John and Laura Baxter are living in Venice when they meet a pair of elderly sisters, one of whom claims to be psychic. She insists that she sees the spirit of the Baxters’ daughter, who recently drowned. Laura is intrigued, but John resists the idea. He, however, seems to have his own psychic flashes, seeing their daughter walk the streets in her red cloak, as well as Laura … Continue reading

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Film Review: Diagnosis: Death (2009)

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While volunteering in an experimental drug trial at a creepy testing facility, human guinea pigs Juliet (Jessica Grace Smith) and Andre (Raybon Kan) find clues pointing to a double murder, but their medication’s hallucinogenic side effects hinder their attempts to solve the mystery. A horror spoof that pokes fun at Peter Jackson’s early movies, this New Zealand production co-stars the Flight of the Conchords’ Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement.

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Film Review: Deadline (2009)

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Alice, 32, a writer recovering from a psychological breakdown retreats to a remote Victorian house to convalesce and focus on finishing her screenplay in time for a fast approaching deadline. Shortly after her arrival, mysterious noises and strange happenings cause her imagination to run wild, sending her on a twisting and terrifying pursuit to find out what is behind the endless mind games. Frightened but intrigued, Alice gathers the courage … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dead and Gone (2008)

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Forced to live in his late family’s creepy mountainside cabin after losing all his money, Jack Wade (Quentin Jones) struggles to maintain his sanity while caring for his comatose wife (Kathrine Bates). Instead, he descends into a world of paranoia and madness. Based on a script by Emmy-nominated songwriter-author Harry Shannon, filmmaker Yossi Sasson’s indie horror also stars Tenacious D’s Kyle Gass and Grammy Award winner Ben Moody.

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Film Review: Where the Dogs Divide Her (2011)

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Everard Fletcher finds himself lost in his nightmares trying unravel a mystery displaced in the fabric of time. Encountering haunted visions, hidden memories and his own deceased father, Everard slowly uncovers the truth behind his mother’s death shortly after his birth.

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