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Film Review: The Wreck (2008)

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An idyllic weekend in the mountains turns into a harrowing nightmare for an expectant young couple. Three weeks before it’s due date, the baby starts to kick and in a desperate drive to the hospital they suffer an horrific accident. Stuck out in the American wilderness, the couple are stranded and totally isolated. Pinned in the wreck of their car, they begin to suffer from injury, dehydration and infection and … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dear Zachary: A Letter To A Son About His Father (2008)

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A filmmaker decides to memorialize a murdered friend when his friend’s ex-girlfriend announces she is expecting his son. 

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True Crime Documentary
Written and Directed By: Kurt Kuenne

This film documents the life, times, family, and death of a man named Dr. Andrew Bagby whom back in 2002 was found dead in a park in PA. His childhood friend, and former director of many adorable homemade … Continue reading

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Film Review: Ultramarines Warhammer 40000 (2010)

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A squad of Ultramarines answer a distress call from an Imperial Shrine World. A full Company of Imperial Fists was stationed there, but there is no answer from them. The squad investigates to find out what has happened there.REVIEW:

Director – Martyn Pick
Starring – Terence Stamp, John Hurt, Sean Pertwee

I’ll be honest up front and say that I have never read the popular Warhammer 40,000 books. So … Continue reading

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Film Review: Voodoo Cowboys (2010)

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Directed by Sean-Michael Argo
Starring: Matt Yeager, Leo Smith

Hurricane Katrina strikes Louisiana, laying waste to New Orleans and much of the Louisiana coast. Some see it as God’s punishment, others as a natural disaster with terrible repercussions, plenty folk call it a zombie apocalypse, others just say s*** happens. But every hoodoo slinger this side of the Mason Dixon Line knows that a boko named … Continue reading

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Film Review: Animal Kingdom (2010)

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The story of seventeen year-old J (Josh) as he navigates his survival amongst an explosive criminal family run by a deceptively cruel matriarch and the detective who thinks he can save him.

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It’s been a long time since I’ve offered my blessings to all of my fervent acolytes here on horrornews.net. The Black Saint would offer his apologies to all of you but as I was about to apologize … Continue reading

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Film Review: Monsters (2010)

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Six years ago NASA discovered the possibility of alien life within our solar system. A probe was launched to collect samples, but crashed upon re-entry over Central America. Soon after, new life forms began to appear & grow. In an effort to stem the destruction that resulted, half of Mexico was guaranteed as an INFECTED ZONE. Today,the Americans & Mexican military still struggle to contain the massive creatures….

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Film Review: Shibyo Osen Dead Rising (2010)

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Live action film “Shibyo Osen Dead Rising” based on the zombie action game “Dead Rising.” Set in Japan and directed by Keiji Inafune.

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Director – Keiji Inafune
Starring – Onoue Hiroyuki, Shibukawa Kiyohiko

A bit of a disclaimer here, I love the Dead Rising video games, especially Dead Rising 2. Killing zombies has never really been more fun. So I was anxious to see how this film was … Continue reading

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Film Review: Madness (2010)

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Two cheerleaders, Jenna (Victoria Bloom) and Tara (Yohanna Idha), on their way to a exhibition befriend a pair of guys with car trouble, Chad (Andreas Vaehi) and Oliver (Max Wallmo). Together, all four become the target of an insane group of mad men who run them off the road. Once captured and tortured by the three maniacs, the small band of strangers caught in a shared hell must … Continue reading

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Film Review: Junkyard Dog (2010)

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A gritty psychological-horror-thriller that delves the demented mind of a cannibalistic serial rapist who kidnaps his tenth victim in as many months on Halloween night.

REVIEW:Whenever a film is “inspired by true events”, you have to ask yourself how much is true and how much is not. No matter how you look at it, the possibility of any of the events in … Continue reading

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Film Review: Nude Nuns with Big Guns (2010)

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After becoming a nun Sister Sarah is abused physically and mentally, drugged out of her mind, and forced to whore herself out to a slew of skanky customers by the low-life criminal Chavo and his gang of misfits (as well as the church). After a bad drug trip she gets a message from God telling her to seek vengeance on her tormentors. She then sets out to kill all … Continue reading

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Film Review: Winter’s Bone (2010)

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In a poverty-stricken Ozark Mountain community, young 17-year-old Ree Dolly (Jennifer Lawrence) is forced to fend for her entire family – two young siblings and a mentally disabled mother – entirely on her own when her father goes missing. When the police inform her that her father was arrested for running a meth lab and has jumped bail, she learns that her family may lose their … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Dead Hour – Webisodes (Season 1)

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DJ Raven wants to know. She hosts The Dead Hour, a weekly radio program devoted to the shadows just beyond the streetlight’s reach, the bumps you hear as you drift off to sleep, the nightmares that wake you up in a cold sweat. She brings these to you, one horrifying tale at a time.

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Growing up I remember staying up way too late to watch Tales From the Dark … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Mortician (2011)

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A lonely (and odd) mortician goes about his daily routine of preparing bodies for burial and avoiding other people at all possible until he finds himself helping a little boy escape from a brutal gang leader who murdered the boy’s mother. As the mortician learns about the boy’s ordeal he realizes that he suffered a similar loss when he was a child and the two form a bond. Will the mortician be able … Continue reading

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Film Review: Basement (2010)

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 A group of anti-war protestors on a road trip stop off in the middle of the woods when one of them needs a bathroom break. The group soon ends up trapped in an underground structure and is unable to find a way out. Making matters worse is the fact that that there is something down there stalking them, and they discover too late that they have been selected to take … Continue reading

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Film Review: Let Me In (2010)

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A bullied young boy befriends a young female vampire who lives in secrecy with her guardian.

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OK, my children. Here is a review that the Black Saint endured hell & high water to get to you. Hell is ok…high water, not so good. But it matters not because I like to give you guys the lowdown on what I think is going to be interesting anyway & “Let Me … Continue reading

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Film Review: Terror Trap (2010)

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Driving to a weekend getaway, a car breakdown strands young couple Don and Nancy (David James Elliot and Heather Marsden) while passing through a small, rural Louisiana town. Finding the couple on the roadside, the towns inhospitable Sheriff Taylor (Jeff Fahey) tells them therell be no one to repair their car before morning. He directs them to a nearby motel for the night run by … Continue reading

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Film Review: Wolvesbayne (2009)

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After Realtor Russell Bayne is bitten by a werewolf, he finds himself thrust into the supernatural underworld. He becomes the target of an evil vampire clan – led by head vampire Von Griem – when they discover Russell knows the whereabouts of one of the ancient amulets needed to revive their long lost vampire queen, Lilith. With only a fellow werewolf Alex Layton willing to train him, the naive … Continue reading

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Film Review: My Super Psycho Sweet 16 Part 2 (2010)

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Skye flees town after her father’s murderous rampage resulted in the deaths of many of her classmates and heads to the town where her birthmother lives. Upon arriving at her mother’s house she discovers that she has a half sister named Alex and they become pretty close in a short period of time. Just when it starts to look like Skye may get to live a normal life her psychotic … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dirtbags: Evil Never Felt So Good (2009)

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Bill Zebub is at it again, his latest release is titled “Dirtbags” which actually is a remake of his movie from 2002….. re-shot and re-written. I watched the film trying to decide “how” to review it as it seemed to be composed of several comedic short clips. You have to watch it for the sum of its parts that contribute to the whole.

First that stood out…. was … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dimples (2008)

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During a road trip, Frances (Madeline Zima) and her friends make an unexpected stop at an isolated house, where they discover a young girl is being tormented by a sinister man known only as the Doctor. Now, Frances and her pals must save the girl and disentangle themselves from the Doctor’s mad schemes before it’s too late. Dusty DePree directs this creepy fright-fest also starring Randy Spelling and Gabrielle Carteris.

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Film Review: Forgive Me For Raping You (2010)

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About a depraved priest who lures innocent suburban girls into sexual slavery.

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Director – Bill Zebub
Starring – Michael Stevens, Eidolona, Taylor Trash

There are two options a writer / filmmaker has when deciding how to convey the theme of a film to the audience. The first, and more traditional, is to use subplot. There can be one, usually two or three or more but in some way … Continue reading

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