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Film Review: Rogue (2008)

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When feuding brothers David (Andy Serkis) and Peter (Reece Shearsmith) abduct a young woman (Jennifer Ellison) and hole up in a remote rural cottage, their hostage quickly turns the tables on her captors. But soon, it’s all for one when they find that the deranged farmer next door is the real threat. Hellraiser’s Doug Bradley makes a cameo in this blood-drenched yet humor-laced terror treat from writer-director Paul Andrew Williams.

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Film Review: Rovdyr – Manhunt (2008)

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Its the summer of 1974. Four friends have planned a recreational weekend hiking and camping in the forest. At a remote truck stop they pick up an anxious hitchhiker who only after a short ride demands they stop the vehicle. She is clearly frightened of somethingbut what she can’t begin to describe in her carsick terror. Suddenly the group are ambushed and left unconscious. When they wake up deep in … Continue reading

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Film Review: Reeker (2005)

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A group of strangers finds common ground in a remote desert town when they realize they’re being hunted by a foul-smelling enemy. But can they stay alive long enough to neutralize the rotting killer who’s mucking up the air around them? Devon Gummersall (“My So-Called Life”), Eric Mabius (“Ugly Betty”) and veteran character actor Michael Ironside (Top Gun, Total Recall) co-star in this tongue-in-cheek horror romp from writer-director … Continue reading

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Film Review: Rise of the Ghosts (2007)

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A group of friends venture in a school for girls which has the reputation of having a haunted sublevel basement. Rumors say that the former nurse of the school used that basement for horrible experiments on the schoolgirls, abusing and killing them. Soon enough, they are to discover that the rumors are not only true, but also that the souls of the girls remain trapped in the basement, tormented by … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Redsin Tower (2007)

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From Fred Vogel (AUGUST UNDERGROUND, AUGUST UNDERGROUND’S MORDUM) comes the latest and greatest Toetag Pictures’ movie! Nothing seems to be going Kim’s way. After recently being dumped, her heartbroken ex-boyfriend has become obsessed with trying to win back her love. Now the party she was supposed to attend with her best friend just got raided. After teaming up with four friends who are not ready to call it a night, the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Slices of Life (2011)

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Sexual Parasites, Disembowelment, Zombies, Serial Killers, Demon Children, Violent Vixens, Rabid Office Workers and Angry Embryos all spring to life from the flesh covered sketch books featured in Anthony G. Sumner’s SLICES OF LIFE. Mira (Kaylee Williams) awakens in front of a seedy roadside motel with amnesia. She searches for clues to her identity in the pages of three bound sketchbooks, in which each book represents a different aspect of … Continue reading

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Film Review: Night Watcher (2008)

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Who says that you can’t meet the right person at a suicide support group? Meet Angie and Brian they are on their first date and in between learning about each others favorite type of food they talk about their parent’s suicides. If that dinner discussion wasn’t enough listen in as they both talk about how both of them have received vhs videotapes, videos that show their now dead parents in … Continue reading

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Film Review: Under the Scares (2010)

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A documentary about independent filmmaking featuring interviews with Lloyd Kaufman, Debbie Rochon, Amy Lynn Best, and several other people involved with independent films. The movie discusses the trials and tribulations of making your own film and offers tips on how to get your movie distributed.

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 I personally love most documentaries, especially if they are about horror films. I thought “Under the Scares” was interesting, entertaining, and even … Continue reading

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Film Review: 2010: Moby Dick (2010)

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A modern adaptation of the classic novel of the captain of a high tech submarine and his obsessive quest to destroy the enormous prehistoric whale that maimed him.

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Happy Thanksgiving to all of my faithful readers! It pleases me no end to know that a couple of my acolytes might be reading what I’ve got in store for you on this day of giving thanks. What am I, The … Continue reading

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Film Review: Retardead (2009)

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The evil Dr. Stern returns, armed with a lethal intelligence serum that yields horrific results at the Butte County Institute for Special Education

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As the markets flood with horror films of all shapes and sizes, it’s still a pleasure to come across films that mix comedy and horror. The level of effectiveness varies but most of the time you get a few laughs along the way whether … Continue reading

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Film Review: Run Bitch Run (2009)

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Catherine and Rebecca are two Catholic School girls going door-to-door selling Religious paraphernalia in order to pay for their books and education. Things go horribly wrong when they knock on the wrong door in the wrong neighborhood. Run! Bitch Run! is a throw back to the classic 1970′s Rape and Revenge films like ‘Last House On the Left’ and ‘Ms. 45.

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Film Review: Red Mist (aka Freak Dog) (2008)

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A young doctor decides to test an experimental drug on a man who’s been languishing in a coma, and the procedure has unexpected consequences: Although the man’s body remains rooted to his hospital bed, his spirit can move around at will. Now, the crazed patient can inhabit unsuspecting bystanders and force them to exact his revenge. First on his list? The meddling medical students responsible for his comatose … Continue reading

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Film Review: Knife Edge (2009)

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Emma is a successful and (thanks to a trust fund) wealthy stockbroker who is happily married with a son. Her husband Andrew surprises her by buying a mansion in England so the family loads up and moves there. Once they arrive, Emma (who has demonstrated psychic abilities in the past) starts having disturbing visions about their new home. To make matters worse Andrew begins displaying hostile behavior due to the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Kreating Karloff (2006)

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For the first time in 75 years, A young actor brings back to life two of Universal’s iconic Karloff monsters,”The Mummy” and “Frankenstein” for an elaborate screen test and tribute to the legendary Boris Karloff.

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A Labor of love, a great documentary, a moment of magic, a tribute to greatness, Kreating Karloff is all of those things and more. Conor Timmis has a dream. This film is that realization. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Autumn (2009)

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Billions are dead and the few that are left start to realize they are not alone. Initially when the dead begin to rise, they are not very threatening. However, in a short period of time, the lurching bodies begin to get their most basic senses back and this makes them much more dangerous. When the dead become attracted to light and sound, the survivors have no option but to live … Continue reading

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Film Review: Shock Corridor (1963)

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“The ambitious journalist of the Daily Globe Johnny Barrett aims to win the Pulitzer Prize solving the murder of the inmate Slone, stabbed in the kitchen of a mental hospital with a butcher knife and witnessed by three insane interns. With the support of his boss and manager of the newspaper Swanson and the orientation of the psychiatrist Doctor Fong, Johnny simulates an incestuous situation with his stripper girlfriend Cathy, … Continue reading

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