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Film Review: Video Nasties – The Definitive Guide (2010)

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Prepare to be corrupted and depraved once more as Nucleus Films releases the definitive guide to the Video Nasties phenomenon – one of the most extraordinary and scandalous eras in the history of British film. For the first time ever on DVD, TRAILERS to all 72 films that fell foul of the Director of Public Prosecutions are featured with specially filmed intros for each title in a lavish three-disc collector … Continue reading

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Film Review: Blood Of The Beast (2003)

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In the year 2012 the third world war ended, killing over 3 billion people. Ninety eight of the surviving male population is rendered impotent because of the chemical weapons that were used during the war. To repopulate the Earth scientists mastered the art of cloning human beings. All is well until the first batch (strand) of clones reach their 18th birthday. At that point they become hungry … Continue reading

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Film Review: Exorcist II The Heretic (1977)

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“Doctor Gene Tuskin works with troubled children, perhaps none more troubled than Regan MacNeil, who suffers from bad dreams and repressed memories. The memories she represses are of the time she was possessed by a demon. Doctor Tuskin’s invention, a device that hypnotises two persons and links their minds together, reveals that the demon, named Pazuzu, still lurks within her. It is desperate to emerge again and wreak … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hellraiser (1987)

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Clive Barker’s directing debut follows the tale of a couple (Andrew Robinson, Clare Higgins) who move into an old house and discovers a hideous creature (Oliver Smith) — the man’s half-brother (and his wife’s former lover) — hiding upstairs. Having lost his earthly body to three demons, the man’s been brought back to life by a drop of blood on the floor. Soon, he’s forcing his former mistress to bring … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hellraiser 2: Hellbound (1988)

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After solving a creepy puzzle, unscrupulous Det. Joseph Thorne (Craig Sheffer) finds himself trapped in hell with the hair-raising ghoul Pinhead (Doug Bradley) and a murderer at large. Thorne tries to outwit Pinhead and discover the killer’s identity in an effort to escape, but the trail keeps leading back to one man: Thorne. As his transgressions begin to torment him, Thorne learns the real meaning of the word

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Film Review: Henry Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986)

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One of the most notorious films of the 1980s still terrifies. Serial killer Henry serves as mentor to dim-witted fellow killer Otis and as the object of his sister’s affections. Trouble is, Henry’s heart is too hard for friendship to penetrate. Disturbing, chilling and full of knockout power, this cult classic includes a half-hour interview with writer-director John McNaughton.

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Written by: Richard fire and John Mcnaughton
Directed by: … Continue reading

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Film Review: Helter Skelter (1976)

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Steve Railsback gives a haunting performance as charismatic cult leader Charles Manson in this graphic three-hour made-for-TV movie about the grisly Sharon Tate/La Bianca murders orchestrated by Manson. Based on Vince Bugliosi’s novel, the movie demonstrates the almost hypnotic pull Manson exerted over his impressionable followers — a devotion that led to the brutal killings in the Hollywood hills.

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Written by: J.P. Miller
Directed by: Tom Gries
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Film Review: CockHammer (2009)

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Evil is uncircumcised.

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If the there is one thing that is more apparent these days especially as a film reviewer is that the industry has not rested on its laurels to just sit around and wait for things to happen. The new age of guerilla filmmaking and self produced, self distributed releases is upon us. This is both a curse and blessing depending on who you are and what … Continue reading

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Film Review: Killer Tongue (La lengua asesina) (1996)

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This horror story involves a woman hiding out with four pastel colored poodles in a desert gas station with the loot from a heist while her boy friend does prison time. A meteorite crashes near the station transforming the woman into an alien being with a gigantic voracious tongue and her poodles are transformed into four drag queens. The whole thing grows even weirder as her boy friend escapes from … Continue reading

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Film Review: Slice (2010)

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A red raincoat wearing serial killer is preying on the rich, dismembering them & leaving their bodies in Red suitcases all over Thailand. The police, with no clues & an ultimatum to find the killer in 15 days turn to a inprisoned convict who has been having dreams of a killer in a red raincoat who thinks that the killer might be a friend of his from … Continue reading

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Film Review: Cradle of Fear (2001)

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Even though child killer Kemper (David McEwen) is locked up in an asylum, he finds a way to continue his bloody spree through his devoted servant (Dani Filth), who’s eager to exact vengeance on those who put away his master. British director Alex Chandon dishes up a quartet of shocking tales linked by the detective (Edmund Dehn) who helped send Kemper to the loony bin — and who … Continue reading

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Film Review: Experiments in Terror #3 (2009)

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Striking for the third time, EXPERIMENTS IN TERROR 3 unleashes another hallucinogenic orgy of the uncanny, the dreadful, and the macabre. Employing a mesmerizing montage of terrifying tropes and fiendish footage, our kino-coven conjures more than a bewitching hour of visionary cinema. Pounding a stake through the heart of genre convention, this shocking program expands the cinematic language of fear, breaking the chains of narrative logic and leaving only the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Embodiment of Evil (2008)

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After forty years in prison, the evil gravedigger Josefel Zanatas a.k.a. ZĂ© do CaixĂŁo is released by the lawyer Lucy Pontes in accordance with Brazilian Laws. He moves to the slums with his followers that worship him, and he seeks out the perfect woman to bear his children while haunted by the ghosts of his victims. The vigilante brothers Captain Osvaldo Pontes and his brother Coronel Claudiomiro … Continue reading

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Film Review: Donkey Punch (2008)

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After meeting at a nightclub in a Mediterranean resort, seven young adults decide to continue partying aboard a luxury yacht in the middle of the ocean. But when one of them dies in a freak accident, the others argue about what to do, which leads to a ruthless fight for survival.

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It’s big fun and a drug induced sexing on the high seas! Straight from the Magnet … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dead Air (2009)

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Logan Burnhardt is the ego-king of the airwaves, but his unflappable persona is put to the test when a terrorist bio-attack unleashes a plague of flesh-ripping maniacs on Los Angeles.

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One might call this deja vu, ..or if your not keeping up with things maybe it’s a fresh start. But “Dead Air” seems to be coming off of the same mold that “PontyPool” did. However you have … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dante’s Inferno (2010)

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Traveling beyond death to rescue his love, Beatrice, from evil Lucifer, Dante enters the nine circles of hell, battling the vicious demons and monsters he encounters in this spectacular animated retelling of Dante Alighieri’s classic morality tale. A companion to EA’s video game, the action-packed medieval journey features the voices of Mark Hamill, Victoria Tennant, Vanessa Branch and Graham McTavish.

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The story of Dante’s Inferno is that … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Electric Chair (1985)

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Stand-up comic gets the shock of his life when somebody brings an electric chair on stage.

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Did you ever hear the one about the unfunny comic who walks into a bar and proceeds to ramble on for about an hour? This statement is “exactly” the journey you will take when you indulge the film “The Electric Chair”. This grainy black and white film with hints of aging yellow spots … Continue reading

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Film Review: Scream Dream (1989)

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One of the girls in a rock band is fired from the band. She is, in reality, a witch, and possesses the body of the girl who replaces her in order to take revenge on the rest of the band.
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I seriously hate hearing a rotten song and having in stuck in your head for hours, or even days at a time. Today it happened … Continue reading

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Film Review: 10 Violent Women (1982)

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A group of women quit their day jobs as Gold miners to embark on a life of crime but eventually find themselves enmeshed with the wrong people & end up in prison where they are preyed upon by a sadistic lesbian warden.

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Oh Hell yeah! I’m back from the brink people! Your favorite Saint is still fighting off the flu bug from hell but I’m starting to feel a … Continue reading

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Film Review: Slave (2009)

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A dangerous and masochistic psychopath known as the White Arab. While Georgie fights for her life and her sanity, David must wade through a quagmire of corrupt officials, drug dealers and crazed locals in an attempt to discover her location and rescue her before it is too late.

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Director – Darryn Welch
Starring – Sam Page, Natassia Malthe, Michael Maxwell

It seems like anymore in … Continue reading

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Film Review: Driller Killer (1979)

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Reno is a struggling artist who lives with his girlfriend and her lesbian lover. He is not the most stable guy in the world to begin with, but his sanity really starts to slip away even more as he tries to finish a painting; he is really stressing over the painting as it is. Add to that the fact that he is having drama with his girlfriend and her lover … Continue reading

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