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Film Review: PontyPool (2009)

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The flick is set in a radio station in Pontypool where one day the morning team starts taking reports of extreme, bloody incidents of violence occurring in town. As the story unfolds, the radio staff soon realizes the violence that is ripping society apart is due to a virus being spread through the English language. That in turn poses a problem for a yappy radio jock and his staff holed … Continue reading

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Film Review: Bloodbath in the House of Knives (2010)

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Deceit, long kept secrets, and grisly murders surrounded in mystery – all this and more can be found in Bloodbath in the House of Knives. What starts as a harmless visit to a hypnosis demonstration turns into a roller coaster ride filled with dead bodies that start to pile up around poor Ivy (Anne Reiss). What can be the true meaning of all this? Who would be capable of such … Continue reading

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Film Review: Prom Night (2008)

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Donna (Brittany Snow) has been looking forward to her senior prom for as long as she can remember, anticipating a night of magic surrounded by her best friends. But what she doesn’t bargain for is a visitor from her dark past and a party that will end in murder. Donna and her friends find themselves fighting to escape the clutches of a deranged killer before the night of their dreams … Continue reading

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Film Review: Poughkeepsie Tapes (2007)

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In 2001, police in Poughkeepsie New York made a shocking discovery—six bodies buried in the backyard of a residential house. Astonishingly, that was only the beginning.

Inside the home, police uncovered over 800 neatly organized video tapes detailing the exploits of one man’s decade-long crime spree. The most disturbing part of the find, was that the killer had filmed all of the footage himself– from his first moments stalking … Continue reading

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Film Review: Quarantine (2008)

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While on assignment, an L.A. news reporter (Jennifer Carpenter) and her cameraman (Steve Harris) find themselves trapped in a quarantined apartment complex along with a vicious unknown killer. With all forms of communications cut, the news crew keeps the cameras rolling as they search for a way out. The building is locked down, a killer is on the loose, and panic sets in as those trapped inside make a desperate … Continue reading

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Film Review: Quiet Nights of Blood and Pain (2009)

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A Giallo styled slasher about a Soldier home from Iraq who still thinks he is supposed to be killing the “enemy” even though he is back home.

REVIEW:

Written & Directed by: Andrew Copp
Starring: Amanda DeLotelle, Loren S. Goins, Ray Freeland, Greg Nichols, Kristie Cox

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William, a veteran of the Iraqi war, is finally back home in the U.S. But instead of going to work … Continue reading

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Film Review: No Mans Land – The Rise of Reeker (2008)

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With a determined sheriff (Robert Pine) and his son hot on their heels, two casino robbers quickly realize that jail may be the least of their concerns when they discover that they’re being hunted by a malodorous monster. Michael Muhney (“Veronica Mars”), Valerie Cruz (“The Dresden Files”), Wilmer Calderon (“The Shield”) and Desmond Askew (Turistas) also star in writer-director Dave Payne’s terrifying thriller.

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One of the new films being … Continue reading

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Film Review: One Eyed Monster (2008)

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Adult film stars Ron Jeremy and Veronica Hart reunite in this hilarious homage to horror. Stranded by a storm, the cast and crew of a p*rn flick fall prey to a vicious killer when Ron’s (Jeremy) dismembered member is possessed by a bloodthirsty alien. Now they’ll have to destroy the slithering monster before it spreads its deadly seed across the world. Amber Benson, Carmen Hart and Charles Napier also star.

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Film Review: NightStalker (2002)

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An evil serial killer dubbed the Nightstalker has the city of Los Angeles on its knees during the summer of 1985, and Los Angeles police detective Gabriella Martinez (Roselyn Sanchez) has made it her mission to do whatever it takes to catch him. But when she discovers the Nightstalker has her in his sights, she girds herself for a ferocious battle.

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Written by: Chris Fisher
Directed by: … Continue reading

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Film Review: Shellter (2009)

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A young woman awakens in a fallout shelter and is coerced into horrific acts in order to stay alive

REVIEW:

Wow, I just saw an amazing film…….and I didn’t even see it coming. It’s always a pleasure to say that, in this day and age of knock offs and redundancy. The film I’m speaking of is the latest film by director / writer Dan Donley about a small group located in … Continue reading

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Film Review: Ada: Zombilerin dügünü (2010)

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Erhan, together with five long time friends, is off to the island of Büyükada’ya to attend the wedding of a distant acquaintance. To commemorate the event, he can record their happy moments with a video camera he brought along on the trip. Viewed throughout the entire film, this camera captures the horrors that unfold in a most personal fashion. All seems normal at first, yet later the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Don’t Look in the Cellar (2008)

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A group of college students regret their decision to sneak into the cellar of a haunted asylum on Halloween. One by one they encounter Smiley, the last of a flawed bloodline.

REVIEW:

Written by: Carlos Perez and Dennis Devine
Directed by: Dennis Devine
Starring: Randal Malone, Shevaun Kastl, Tara Shayne, Jed Rowen, Anya Benton

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OK, stop me if you’ve heard this one – a group of … Continue reading

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Film Review: Scream Queens Double Feature (2010)

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Scream Queens Double Feature: Swimsuit Sensations & Knockout Workout (2010)

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TAGLINE – Horror Films Most Beautiful Girls On A Sexy Swimsuit Workout!

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Just when you thought you had everything and looking for something that you couldn’t do without, comes this campy, cheesy gem from the early 1990s. No, there is no real refurbishing here, you get the only copy they had available re-digitized straight from the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Demon Haunt (2009)

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A school teacher and her wheelchair-bound sister purchase a house that seems to be haunted by a strange supernatural force. Father LeCleur and his son Raymond are called in to vanquish the demonic entities. But when the hell-spawn turn out to be much stronger than anyone thought, a bloody showdown ensues.

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You might not recognize the title but you’ll surely recognize the directorial work in this new release directed … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dream Home (2010)

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Cheng Li-sheung is a young, upwardly mobile professional finally ready to invest in her first home. But when the deal falls through, she is forced to keep her dream alive – even if it means keeping her would-be neighbors dead

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Several films have arrived the scene from the Asian sector that involve some level of brutality or torture. Dream Home actually takes a different approach by interweaving the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Assault of the Sasquatch (2009)

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Former police officer Ryan has left the city life with his daughter Jessica for a much simpler life up in the mountains. For the most part things really are simpler in fact the only real worries Ryan runs into are busting bear poachers with his partner Crystal. It’s these bear poachers however that cause quite a problem when they find not a bear in … Continue reading

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Film Review: Cherry Tree Lane (2010)

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Prosperous professional couple Mike and Christine are settling in for a standard evening of wine, TV and low-level marital hostility when a ring on their doorbell changes everything. Turns out their son Sebastian is in a little trouble with some local boys, who are quite prepared to camp out and wait for him to get home… The resulting culture-clash chamber drama is raw, revealing and nerve-splittingly tense.

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Written & … Continue reading

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Film Review: Break (2009)

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Rose, Claire and Anna are trying desperately to cheer their long time friend Sarah up after her recent breakup with her boyfriend Frank. The girls decide that a camping trip up to Glacier Rock is exactly what the doctor has ordered for their heart broken friend, it really is too bad that these girls haven’t seen a lot of horror films or they would know exactly what … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Disappearance Of Alice Creed (2009)

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Two men fortify a nondescript British apartment so it can serve as a prison, and then kidnap a woman and tie her to a bed. Before there’s even time to react, we’re plunged into a very nasty situation, but not a simple one

REVIEW:

Written and Directed by J Blakeson
Starring Gemma Arterton, Eddie Marsan and Martin Compston

Let me start right off by saying this film is not … Continue reading

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Film Review: Jonah Hex (2010)

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SYNOPSIS:Jonah Hex was a soldier during the civil war, when he refused to follow orders he was punished in a brutal fashion. Attempting to make something out of his life Jonah has turned to bounty hunting for an occupation. It’s only after doing this for so long does he learn that Quenten Turnbull, the man who punished him, is actually still alive and planning a terrorist attack on our nations own … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dolla Morte (2006)

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SYNOPSIS:

You can do things to dolls that would be too shocking to do to human actors. Immerse yourself in a make-believe world that will pleasure your eyes and stimulate your mind as the kid inside marvels at the images and the adult in you recoils in horror.

REVIEW:
If we haven’t said it before, it needs to be said. Bill Zebub is a madman! … Continue reading

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