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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.

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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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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.

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

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Film Review: Offspring (2009)

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David and Amy Halbard are your typical nice American family; they have even recently added an addition to their clan by having a baby. Amy’s friend Claire comes to visit bringing her son Luke with her, as well as some excess baggage. Claire has been having some troubles with her husband Stephen, it seems Stephen not only beats his wife when he has been drinking he is also on the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Obsessed (2009)

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Derek Charles (Idris Elba) seems to have it all — including the perfect job and the perfect wife (BeyoncĂ© Knowles). But his charmed life takes on an ugly tarnish when sexy office worker Lisa Sheridan (Ali Larter) sets out to seduce and destroy him. Now, it’s much more than a dangerous liaison; it’s a full-blown occupational hazard. Christine Lahti and Jerry O’Connell co-star in this Fatal Attraction-style thriller from director … Continue reading

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Film Review: Nixon and Hogan Smoke Christmas (2010)

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It’s Christmas eve in Strangeville. The demented duo, Nixon and Hogan, have asked Santa for some sweet, sweet Yule tide weed for their favorite holiday. Unfortunately, Santa mixes up the Christmas weed with Voodoo Zombie weed and smokes himself undead! Now it’s up to our dim-witted heroes to finish Santa’s delivery route or face the end of Christmas as we know it!

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An acquired taste you say?…….yep this … Continue reading

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Film Review: Nite Tales (2008)

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Horror auteur Deon Taylor delivers twice the chills in this fright-filled double feature hosted by Public Enemy rapper and reality star Flavor Flav. In Storm, a spate of murders accompany a sudden downpour, and in Karma, a group of bank robbers pulls off a heist — only to find themselves pursued by a killer cannibal. Gary Busey and Onyx rappers Fredo Starr and Sticky Fingaz … Continue reading

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Film Review: No Though Road (2008)

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The serenity of another quiet evening is shattered for an amateur photographer when a desperate woman takes refuge in his humble suburban home. Reluctantly, he is pulled into a cat and mouse game with her pursuers. Only dawn will reveal the blood-soaked fallout of being alone in the middle of suburbia.

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It pisses me off when I watch a movie and I should like it. All the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Not Quite Hollywood (2008)

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NOT QUITE HOLLYWOOD is the wild, untold story of “OZPLOITATION” movies – a time when Australian cinema got its gear off and showed the world a full-frontal explosion of sex, violence, horror and foot-to-the-floor, full bore action! Jam packed full of outrageous anecdotes, lessons in maverick filmmaking and a genuine, infectious love of Australian movies, NOT QUITE HOLLYWOOD is a fast moving journey through Aussie genre cinema of the 70s … Continue reading

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Film Review: Nine Dead (2010)

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Nine strangers face the mind-bender of a lifetime when a hooded madman locks them in a basement and announces that he will slay one of them every 10 minutes until they uncover the mysterious connection they all share. But starting without a single clue, can any of them solve the puzzle in less than 90 minutes? This horror-suspense film from director Chris Shadley stars Melissa Joan Hart, John Terry and … Continue reading

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Film Review: Nazi Dawn (aka Black Ops, Dead Water) (2008)

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When a WWII-era transport ship, reactivated and deployed in the Persian Gulf for black-op interrogations, falls radio silent, an elite Marine task force, along with an NCIS investigator and two scientists, are sent to apprehend the terrorists… Only to find a more devious enemy

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Written by: Ethan Wiley & Roel Reine
Directed by: Roel Reine
Starring: Lance Henriksen, James Russo, Gary Stretch, Katherine Randolph

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A … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Boogeyman (short film) (2010)

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“When Andrew Billings (Simon Fogarty) goes to see a psychologist to explain how an evil creature that lives in his closet is responsible for the deaths of his three children he is met with disbelief. But as the story progresses, both Dr. Harper (Michael Parle) and the audience will start to consider the possibility that this “boogeyman” might be real after all.”

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Boogeyman is a low … Continue reading

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Film Review: Slashers (2001)

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Japan’s number one extreme reality show is having it’s first all-American special! Six lucky contestants, chosen from thousands of applicants, will have the chance to win millions of dollars, and all they have to do is stay alive.

REVIEW:

Welcome back for another pulse pounding night of suspense, thrills and chills on the number one extreme TV game show in Japan… Slashers!

Slashers by most standards would just be viewed … Continue reading

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Film Review: Nun of That (2009)

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Sister Kelly (Sarah Nicklin) isn’t your typical nun. She has a temper, a foul mouth, and since she knows how to fight she doesn’t have any trouble taking care of herself (and killing people if she has to). After she is shot to death in an alley she goes to Heaven where she meets Jesus and is recruited into the Order of the Black Habit, a group of assassins who … Continue reading

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