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Film Review: Revelation (2002)

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Since A.D. 50, a mysterious sacred artifact known as the Loculus has been at the center of a bloody clandestine war. Missing for a few hundred years, the puzzling relic has suddenly reappeared in the present day, bringing with it a terrible secret that could spell doom for all of mankind. Now it’s up to Magnus Martel (Terence Stamp) to subvert a murderous secret society and uncover the truth behind … Continue reading

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Film Review: Phantom of the Opera (1989)

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A newer, gorier version of the classic 1910 Gaston Leroux tale has A Nightmare on Elm Street’s Robert Englund playing the Phantom. Christine DaaĂ© is a young Broadway singer in New York City. She is auditioning for a show, and comes across an old piece of music written nearly 100 years before by an unknown musician name Erik Destler. Destler it seems had made a pact with … Continue reading

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Film Review: In Memorium (2005)

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Two months after being diagnosed with terminal cancer, Dennis Wade, a struggling filmmaker, decides to document his illness. Still free from symptoms, he and his girlfriend, Lily, sublet a house and install motion-triggered security cameras throughout.

Two days later…the cameras capture something unsettling: Noises and movement in empty rooms. The next morning, Dennis’ cancer begins to advance at an inexplicable rate.

As Dennis worsens by the day, he and Lily … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Orphan Killer (2011)

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The Orphan Killer is a tour de force murder flick that defies classification. It goes far beyond current trends in gore and breaks open a new suffering genre of horror. Marcus Miller is a serial murderer hellbent on teaching his estranged sister Audrey what it means to have family loyalty. His lessons are taught in massive doses of vulgar and unimaginable pain. Throughout her brutal torture we learn that Marcus … Continue reading

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Film Review: Requiem for a Vampire (Vierges et vampires) (1971)

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Two pubescent, pig-tailed, virgin schoolgirls, Michelle [Mirielle d'Argent] and Marie [Marie Pierre Castel], run away from their school and find themselves lost in a cemetery which leads to a chateau inhabited by vampires and naked women in chains. The girls try to escape, but they are bitten by the vampires’ aging Master. The Master decides to initiate the girls in order to make them perpetrators of the vampire race (which … Continue reading

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Film Review: Rope (1948)

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Brandon and Philip are two young men who share a New York apartment. They consider themselves intellectually superior to their friend David Kentley and as a consequence decide to murder him. Together they strangle David with a rope and placing the body in an old chest, they proceed to hold a small party. The guests include David’s father, his fiancĂ©e Janet and their old schoolteacher Rupert from whom they mistakenly … Continue reading

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Film Review: Rule of Three (2008)

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A suspenseful film-noir that takes place at three points in time within a single motel room, viewing the events before, during, and after a college graduate’s abduction

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“Rule of Three” directed and story by Eric Shapiro is one of those films that starts very somber and builds as it goes along. Sometimes horror is more effective when it’s subtle and less assuming. Rule of 3 takes that road and … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Prophecy II (1998)

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Gabriel returns to try to destroy the human race he despises so much, with the help of a suicidal teen and the opposition of the angel Daniel.

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Prophecy 2..and the gangs all here! Ok, well not quite. Christopher Walken reprises his role as Gabriel which is great to see and would be a showstopper if not. The cast is certainly pretty rich with new faces to the franchise this … Continue reading

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Film Review: Tortured (aka Sex Slave) (2010)

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From the notorious director of modern day exploitation films, Jason Impey, comes this brutal and disurbing tale. Quaid & Kurk are two notorious convicts who have escaped prison and are trying to flee the country. To ensure their safety they abduct an innocent, attractive woman to use as a hostage to protect themselves from the police. But Quaid has hidden motives for the abduction and Kurk doesn’t like what he … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)

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In this continuation to the adventure of the demon superhero, an evil elf breaks an ancient pact between humans and creatures, as he declares war against humanity. He is on a mission to release The Golden Army, a deadly group of fighting machines that can destroy the human race. As Hell on Earth is ready to erupt, Hellboy and his crew set out to defeat the evil prince before … Continue reading

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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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