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Film Review: Legion – The Final Exorcism (2006)

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Legion: The Final Exorcism (aka Costa Chica: Confession of an Exorcist): Michael San Chica is an ex-priest. He is also an investigator documenting true events of demonic possession. When Michael comes to the rescue of the newly possessed Tatiana McMurter, daughter of a Baptist minister, he discovers that he has encountered this demon before… A demon he vowed to track down and send back to hell. Because this time it’s … Continue reading

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Film Review: Sister Smile (2001)

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Back in late 1963, a Belgian nun known only as Soeur Sourire, or Sister Smile, topped America’s pop music charts with the relentlessly cheerful tune “Dominique,” from an album that sold 1.5 million copies. From the little that is known of the ill-fated nun’s life, Roger Deutsch has made the boldly speculative yet persuasive Italian-language film “Suor Sorriso” in which the nun (Ginevra Colonna) emerges as a tormented, … Continue reading

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Film Review: SAW VII 3D – The Final Chapter (2010)

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As a deadly battle rages over Jigsaw’s brutal legacy, a group of Jigsaw survivors gathers to seek the support of self-help guru and fellow survivor Bobby Dagen, a man whose own dark secrets unleash a new wave of terror.

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You know kiddies, I remember a time a few years ago when I & most of American horror fans went to see a movie called “Continue reading

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Film Review: Killing Zoe (1993)

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An American safe-cracker (Zed) meets up with an old friend (Eric) in Paris. Eric and his gang have planned to rob a bank in the city which is open on Bastille day. Unfortunately, Zed is trapped in a situation beyond his control when heroin abuse, poor planning and a escort named Zoe all conspire to turn the robbery into something Zed wasn’t prepared for…

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Film Review: Buried (2010)

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Paul is a U.S. contractor working in Iraq. After an attack by a group of Iraqis he wakes to find he is buried alive inside a coffin. With only a lighter and a cell phone it’s a race against time to escape this claustrophobic death trap.

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A hale & hearty hello to all of my followers on this second evening of the Harvest Moon. It’s getting close to … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dolan’s Cadillac (2009)

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A dark revenge tale about Las Vegas middle school science teacher (Robinson) whose beloved wife (Elizabeth) witnesses an execution in the desert and is then targeted for death by the mobster who committed it, notorious Vegas crime lord Jimmy Dolan. Dolan’s vast wealth stems from his human trafficking operations. Dolan succeeds in having Elizabeth killed before she can testify against him. Without a witness to the murders, Dolan goes free, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Red Hill (2010)

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Shane Cooper is a law enforcement officer who has decided that it is time for him and his pregnant wife Alice to leave the city and settle in the small town of Red Hill. During his first day on the job at his new beat Shane quickly learns that Red Hill is hardly the small quiet community that he was hoping to escape to….and speaking of escapes…

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Film Review: Dogs (1976)

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On the quiet campus of the remotely-located SouthWestern University, something strange is happening. All of the dogs in the area, once loyal, gentle pets, are now banding together in wild packs and hunting down their former masters. Could the strange transformation have anything to do with the secret government experiments being conducted in the school’s physics laboratory? More importantly, can the dogs be stopped before it’s too late?

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Film Review: Door into Silence (1991)

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After leaving his father’s funeral, businessman Melvin Devereaux (John Savage) sets off on a long drive home through the Louisiana back roads. Along the way, he finds himself ensnared in a horrifying labyrinth of absolute terror. Released in 1991, this psychological thriller is the last film written and directed by Lucio Fulci, the notorious B-movie legend known as the “Godfather of Gore.” Sandi Schultz co-stars.

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Film Review: Drive Thru (2007)

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Nothing ever happens in the tiny Orange County, Calif., town of Blanca Carne, but that’s about to change. Hella Burger’s evil mascot, Horny the Clown (Van De La Plante), is on a murderous rampage. Tired of seeing her friends slaughtered by Horny’s meat cleaver, 17-year-old Mackenzie (Leighton Meester) decides to put an end to his killing spree. Nicholas D’Agosto, Lola Glaudini and Larry Joe Campbell co-star in this darkly comic … Continue reading

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Film Review: Drive-In Horror Show (2009)

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In days long ago, people would come to the drive-in to experience highs and lows. To laugh, or cry…… or scream.
Those days have passed us by, and all the drive-ins have long since closed their doors. Those great movies have been forgotten.

But some films won’t stay dead.

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Drive-in Horror Show is quite a work of passion. Not only do these folks get the old school way … Continue reading

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Film Review: Downloading Nancy (2008)

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The story follows the fate of the unhappy wife Nancy who orders the guy she meets over the Internet to kill her, but the two of them fall in love.

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Have you ever been so lonely, so lost , so incomplete that death seems like the only escape? Downloading Nancy is exactly that tale. Based on true events.

Calling this film a horror film would be incorrect. A somber … Continue reading

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Film Review: Jaws (1975)

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The people of the small island town of Amity are being attacked by a giant Great White shark during their busy summer season when tourists flood the town. Three men (The Police Chief, a Marine Biologist & a grizzled fisherman) set out to hunt it down & kill it before it can claim any more victims in it’s razor sharp teeth.

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You know faithful acolytes, there are only a … Continue reading

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Film Review: Season Of The Witch (2011)

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Two knights of the crusade are enlisted to transport a suspected witch to a monastery where she will be put on trial for being suspected of bringing the black plague upon the land, killing thousands. But they end up with a lot more than they can handle from the young girl and end up in a fight for their lives.

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“Do you ever get the feeling … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dread (2009)

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Assisted by two naĂŻve classmates, duplicitous Quaid (Shaun Evans) conducts a devious research project examining students’ innermost fears. Once armed with this data, Quaid methodically torments his hapless subjects, taking full advantage of their weaknesses. Adapted from a short story by fright master Clive Barker, writer and director Anthony DiBlasi’s horror movie offers a potent mixture of heart-pounding thrills and extreme violence.

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Dread is a 2009 film inspired by … Continue reading

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Film Review: Trunk (2009)

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A young waitress is kidnapped out of a parking garage and shoved into the trunk of a large automobile. She struggles for a bit before she finds out that the man who has kidnapped her has set up microphones and speakers around her. Obviously this isn’t the kidnappers first time at this.

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Director: Straw Weisman
Starring: Jennifer Day and David Blanchard

“If you don’t want a nightmare I … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dorothy Mills (2008)

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Shortly after the tragic death of her husband and young son, psychiatrist Jane Morton (Carice van Houten) is summoned to a small island to look into the case surrounding Dorothy Mills (Jenn Murray), a teenage girl accused of strangling a small child. After surmising that Dorothy is suffering from multiple personality disorder, Jane is forced to square off against the community pastor (Gary Lewis), who’s convinced that Dorothy is possessed.

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Film Review: Desert of Blood (2008)

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A character-driven horror film about a vampire who escapes from fifty years of captivity beneath the Mexican desert. On his quest for vengeance, he is unexpectedly sidetracked when he falls in love with a young woman visiting from the States. His efforts to deny the monster inside him ultimately prove hopeless, as his ever-growing rage finally triggers a bloody terror spree.

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Film Review: Evilution (2008)

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A microscopic alien life form has been discovered with the ability to possess the living and resurrect the dead. The United States Army has tried to communicate with it but failed. Instead, the military has tried to create a genetically altered version of the alien in order to resurrect dead soldiers on the battlefield. The alien fights back, turning soldier against soldier. Young scientist Darren Hall kidnaps the last pure … Continue reading

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Film Review: Drag me to Hell (2009)

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A loan officer ordered to evict an old woman from her home finds herself the recipient of a supernatural curse, which turns her life into a living hell. Desperate, she turns to a seer to try and save her soul, while evil forces work to push her to a breaking point.

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At long last a new Sam Raimi film in the horror genre since his Spiderman projects. Being a … Continue reading

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Film Review: Piranha 3D (2010)

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Lake Victoria is usually a pretty quiet place until Spring Break when thousands of college kids go there to have a drunken blast. Unfortunately things are going to be a little different this year as an underwater tremor has released an army of vicious, prehistoric piranhas who gleefully devour anyone they come across. It’s up to Sheriff Forester (Elizabeth Shue) and seismic researcher Novak (Adam … Continue reading

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