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Film Review: I Am a Ghost (2012)

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Emily goes about her daily household routine of cleaning, cooking, and eating, without too much excitement in her life until she realizes that something isn’t quite right about her house. Oh yeah, Emily also has one other problem; she’s a ghost.

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Written and directed by H.P. Mendoza, I Am a Ghost tells the story of Emily (Anna Ishida), who is, you guessed it, a ghost. We watch Emily … Continue reading

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Film Review: Grave Halloween (2013)

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Suicide forest is just a name – isn’t it? Miko intends to find out, even if it means uncovering the sad truth about her mothers suicide

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Aokigahara, known as the Suicide Forest, lies at the northwest base of Mount Fuji in Japan. It historically boasts the country’s largest suicide rate (approximately 100 per year), and is credited by some sources with holding the number two slot worldwide. Not surprising, the area … Continue reading

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Film Review: Ghost Bride (2013)

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Supernatural thriller from New Zealand filmmaker David Blyth following the romance between Chinese immigrant Jason Chen and Kiwi girl Skye. When Chen proposes to Skye, tensions arise from his parents and the woman they wanted him to wed, Mei Ling. But the traditional Chinese culture clash is nothing compared to the conflict of two worlds: the living and the dead.

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Film Review: Death Bed -The Bed That Eats (1977)

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A truly unusual shocker about a killer bed that devours its users

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Every now and then you come across an odd movie or 2. Some films take all kinds of directions to fill the viewers time with abstract visions and fantastical scenery. “Death Bed: The Bed That Eats” is not that kind of movie. I was at the half way point in this one when I began to wonder … Continue reading

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Film Review: Witching & Bitching (2013)

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A gang of escaping jewelry thieves get trapped by a coven of witches.

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Imagine if you will, a film that opens with a jewelry heist and the robbers are: Jesus Christ, A 6 ft tall green toy soldier, The Invisible Man, Minnie Mouse & Spongebob Squarepants. Then imagine that Jesus brings along his 10 yr old son (Who’s pretty handy with a pistol) along with him to the heist. Imagine a bit … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Devil’s Business (2011)

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Two hitmen – Pinner, a cynical middle-aged veteran and Cully, a young novice – are sent to murder a former associate of their boss. As they wait for their target to come home, they tell stories to pass the time, but when they discover a sacrificial altar they realise all is not as it seems. As they descend into the darkness, they must face the sum of all their fears and the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Devil in My Ride (2013)

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After Doreen has been possessed by the devil on her wedding night, her groom Hank, and her rebellious brother Travis, put aside their differences to travel across country from Chicago to Las Vegas, in the hopes of finding a mythical street preacher who is said to be the last Exorcist in America

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It’s been a while (a GOOD LONG while) since a movie has truly made me belly … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hollows Grove (2014)

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A young filmmaker documents his ghost-hunting, reality show friends as their routine investigation of an abandoned orphanage turns into a nightmare from which they can’t escape.

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“Found Footage,” words that are beginning to draw mixed reactions from many horror fans these days, often more negative than anything else. With so many film makers taking a stab at the sub genre, it seems each week two or three features are … Continue reading

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Film Review: Horns (2013)

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Ig Perrish is suspected of murdering his girlfriend. To make matters worse, he sprouts a pair of horns, the demonic kind. When the effects of the horns leads to people around him revealing their deepest, darkest secrets, Ig begins to unravel the mysteries behind the tragic events that have changed his life forever.

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Film Review: Dark Mountain (2013)

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In March of 2011, three filmmakers disappeared in the Superstition Mountains of Arizona while documenting their search for the Lost Dutchman mine. Their bodies were never found… but their camera was.

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Film Review: ABC’s of Death 2 (2014)

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26 different directors teach us the ABC’s of death with brand new bloody vignettes. Each based on a letter of the alphabet.

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Released in 2012, the first ABC’s of Death film was a decidedly mixed bag of both tricks and treats (mostly tricks). But it did have a few memorable entries and it was quite successful. Successful enough to warrant this sequel, which once again features 26 directors lending their particular … Continue reading

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Film Review: Soulmate (2013)

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Struggling to cope with the loss of her husband, Audrey attempts suicide. Within the confines of a remote Welsh cabin she searches for answers until an ominous presence appears that changes everything.

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Directed By: Axelle Carolyn
Starring: Anna Walton, Tom Wisdom, Tanya Myers, Nick Brimble

Inside the horror genre one does not have to look far to find a good old fashioned ghost tale. Arguably the theme is just about as … Continue reading

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Film Review: Red Scream Nosferatu (2009)

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Red Scream Nosferatu is an edgy, blood-drenched revisioning of the classic original vampire film. When Jonothan Harker travels to the castle of Count Orlok on business he instead becomes a prisoner of the Count and the plaything of the Count’s three vampire brides. When Orlok abandons the castle to make Jonothan’s wife Mina his new love, the three brides seek to transform Jonothan into their new master through a … Continue reading

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Film Review: Devoured (2012)

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A young immigrant woman is working in an old New York restaurant earning money to send back home to her young son, who is living with his grandmother; however, malevolent forces are making her job much harder.

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Directed by Greg Olliver, Devoured opens with us joining the New York police department as they are standing over the body of a young dead woman in a restaurant; a picture of a young … Continue reading

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Film Review: Nekromantik (1988)

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Nekromantik is about a middle aged man called Robert Schmadtke who works at a Street Cleaning Agency, that is his job is to take care of the remains of dead bodies in accidents etc. He has a hobby of collecting body parts and conserving them in booze. One day he gets to take care of a rotting corpse. Instead getting the corpse buried, he takes it home to his girlfriend and the fun … Continue reading

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Film Review: Default (2014)

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A news crew is taken hostage on an airplane set to take off from the Seychelles.

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Default is a film played out as a collaboration of recordings from a crew of five journalists, four Somali pirates and the news coverage surrounding the events of those pirates hijacking the crew’s flight home from the Seychelles.

Between the slow piecing together of events from different cameras and the unraveling motives of the pirates … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Houses October Built (2014)

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Beneath the fake blood and cheap masks of countless haunted house attractions across the country, there are whispers of truly terrifying alternatives. Looking to find an authentic, blood-curdling good fright for Halloween, five friends set off on a road trip in an RV to track down these underground haunts. Just when their search seems to reach a dead end, strange and disturbing things start happening and it becomes clear that the haunt … Continue reading

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Film Review: A Haunting at Preston Castle (2012)

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Three friends take a trip to the abandoned remains of Preston Castle, a former correctional institution for boys that is supposedly haunted. Too bad the rumors are true and none of them may ever leave. Based on a true story.

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I went into A Haunting at Preston Castle with some pretty low expectations since I’ve seen a ton of similar movies lately and I’m glad I did because it just wasn’t … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Scribbler (2014)

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A young woman is facing her destructive multiple personalities using an experimental new procedure known as “The Siamese Burn.”

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In most cases where a graphic novel is translated into a film, you end up with something unique. Especially for those of us who have never read the graphic novel. I get the same feeling when I’m viewing those Sin City movies. In other words, the viewer is submerged in a new experience. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Junior (aka A Cut Above) (1985)

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After being released from prison K.C. and Jo move out to the country in hopes of a fresh start only to be terrorized over and over again by a demented redneck named Junior and his backwoods pals.

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Review-I saw Junior (also known as Hot Water as well as A Cut Above) back when in the day when I was in middle school and didn’t really like it (I was a … Continue reading

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Film Review: Jamie Marks is Dead (2014)

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In a wintry small town, the body of a teenager named Jamie Marks is found by the river. Adam, the star of his cross-country team, becomes fascinated with Jamie-a boy nobody really knew or interacted with, except occasionally to bully him. When Jamie’s ghost begins to appear both to Adam and Gracie, the classmate who discovered the body, Adam is caught between two worlds. He has a budding romance with Gracie, but … Continue reading

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