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Film Review: Incest Death Squad (2009)

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Aaron works for the local news paper and is sent out to the middle of no where to find a new story for his article. Aaron is told to find something about “dead hookers” since they bring the readers but there aren’t any dead hookers anywhere near Aaron, instead there are a bunch of male tourists who are vanishing only to never be heard from again….looks like Aaron just might … Continue reading

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Film Review: NightBreed (1990)

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Aaron (Craig Sheffer) is haunted by nightmares of Midian, a mythical underground of monsters. But his therapy involves a serial-killing psychiatrist (David Cronenberg) who pins his own crimes on his patient. When Aaron dies as a result of his doctor’s deception, he enters the underworld and joins the Nightbreed — and then leads the species in a revolution. Clive Barker directs the film, which is based on his novel Cabal.

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Film Review: The Shadow Within (2007)

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A supernatural thriller about Maurice Dumont, a nine year-old who can connect with the dead. Propelled by grief over the death of Maurice’s twin brother Jacques at birth, his mother Marie falls under the influence of Madame Armand, who convinces Marie to force her son to act as a medium to the next world. As Jacques asserts himself through Maurice, he comes to the realization that they both desire the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dead And Buried (1981)

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“Potters Bluff, Rhode Island. may seem to be a sleepy little town. At least for the casual visitor and the local sheriff, Daniel Gillis. However, all of a sudden, there are a lot of strange murders where strangers or people passing through are killed by mobs of townspeople. Only Sheriff Gillis has no clue to what’s going on. Fortunately, the town has an excellent undertaker, William G. Dobbs, who is happy … Continue reading

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Film Review: Demonium (2001)

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An elderly man is murdered in his lavish Italian castle. When his friends and family arrive there for the reading of his will, the murderer has plans to continue his gory killing spree.

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Director – Andreas Schnaas
Screenplay – Ted Geoghegan and Sonja Schnaas

German low-budget horror maestro Andreas Schnaas once again serves up a bloody offering in Demonium. There is blood aplenty as bodies are … Continue reading

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Film Review: Platoon of the Dead (2009)

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Three soldiers must fight to survive the night in a seemingly abandoned house, when a zombie platoon attacks.

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Directed by: John Bowker
Written by: John Bowker
Starring: Tyler David, Tom Stedham, Chris Keown, Michelle Mahoney, Ariauna Albright

Another adventure into the advent of an impending zombie apocalypse paves the way for director/writer John Bowker’s vision of Platoon of the Dead. A mix of army drama and stereotypical … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Wild Women Of Wongo (1958)

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“On the tropical island of Wongo, a tribe of beautiful women discover that the other side of the island is inhabited by a tribe of handsome men. They also discover that a tribe of evil ape men live on the island, too, and the ape men are planning a raid on the tribe in order to capture mates.” (courtesy IMDB)

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Film Review: Knowing (2009)

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A teacher opens a time capsule that has been dug up at his son’s elementary school; in it are some chilling predictions — some that have already occurred and others that are about to — that lead him to believe his family plays a role in the events that are about to unfold.

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Nicolas Cage is at it again, in our latest end of the world-prophecy blockbuster “Knowing“. This one … Continue reading

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Film Review: Red Victoria (2008)

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Talented but broke screenwriter Jim (Tony Brownrigg) reluctantly agrees to pen a horror script to raise some cash. But his inspiration comes in a very unusual form: a murderous muse named Victoria (Arianne Martin) who’s determined to give Jim a true taste of terror. As the vengeful spirit begins killing his friends one by one, Jim turns to his pal Carl (Edward Landers), a horror movie expert, for help in … Continue reading

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Film Review: Body of Work (short) (2009)

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“Body of work” is a 23 minute short film project released by Panic Attack films and directed by Alex Bram. The short is professionally done with a talented group of actors and some cool special fx. A personal highlight for me was the excellent score titled “Lighthouse” than ran within the film. The music composed by Kimberley Dahne combines an excellent use of strings and orchestration giving it an almost … Continue reading

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Film Review: Planet of the Vampires (Terrore nello spazio) (1965)

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Planet of the Vampires is a 1965 Italian science fiction/horror film directed by Mario Bava. The film stars Barry Sullivan and Norma Bengell. The screenplay, by Bava, Alberto Bevilacqua, Callisto Cosulich, Antonio Roman, and Rafael J. Salvia, was based on an Italian language science fiction short story, Renato Pestriniero’s “One Night of 21 Hours”. The story follows the horrific experiences of the crew members of two giant spaceships that … Continue reading

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Film Review: Pigs (1972)

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Driven permanently insane by her sexually abusive father, runaway Lynn (Toni Lawrence) hides out in a small town and lands a job at the local diner owned by creepy pig farmer Zambrini (Marc Lawrence). Zambrini (who feeds corpses to his pigs) takes a liking to man-hating Lynn, who has the habit of killing any man who puts the moves on her. With help from the hungry pigs, Zambrini and Lynn neatly … Continue reading

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Film Review: Razortooth (2008)

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When four college students trek to the Everglades to conduct extra-credit research for their biology professor, they become prey to a huge man-eating eel with nasty incisors that’s been terrorizing a nearby Florida community. As they try to kill the bloodthirsty beast with the help of a few local residents, the kids uncover their professor’s true motive for sending them to the swamp. Patricia Harrington directs this chilling horror flick.

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Film Review: Night of the Living Dead 3D (2006)

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Barb and her brother Johnny travel to the country for the funeral services of their aunt, but they arrive late and drive direct to the cemetery. They see the location empty, but sooner they are attacked by zombies. Johnny escapes in his car leaving Barb alone, but she is rescued by the drug dealer and college student Ben. He drives his motorcycle to the Cooper farm, and the patriarch Henry … Continue reading

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Film Review: Savage Streets (1984)

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A teenage vigilante seeks revenge on a group of violent thugs who raped her handicapped sister and killed her best friend.

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Savage Streets still to this day remains one of my favorite films from the 80s’. So it was not a stretch to say I was excited when a DVD arrived to review. Before we jump in I’ll mention a few of the high points…… Linda Blair looking as … Continue reading

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Film Review: Slaughter High (1986)

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Five years ago a group of students played several April Fools Day jokes on young Marty; the last joke went horribly bad. Now it’s the five year class reunion, but the school is abandoned and then there’s that crazy guy running around in a jester mask knocking off the alumni who have returned. Is Marty taking his revenge on his former classmates, or is this another April Fools Day joke.

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