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Film Review: The Shining (1997)

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SYNOPSIS: A recovering alcoholic must wrestle with demons within and without when he and his family move into a haunted hotel as caretakers. REVIEW: Written by: Stephen King Directed by: Mick Garris Starring: Melvin Van Peebles, Pat Hingle, Wil Horneff, Shawnee Smith, Sam Raimi, Mick Garris, Steven Weber, Rebecca De Mornay, Courtland Mead and Stephen King Based on the novel …

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Film Review: Blitz (2011)

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  SYNOPSIS: A crazed gunman calling himself “Blitz” is running around killing police officers. It’s up to a tough detective with anger management issues to stop the madman before any more cops are killed. REVIEW: While I have always liked Jason Statham (he always does an excellent job of playing a hardcore badass and just seems like a genuinely nice …

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Film Review: Ironclad (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: In 13th-century England, a small group of Knights Templar fights to defend Rochester Castle against the tyrannical King John. REVIEW:   Written and Directed by Jonathan English Starring: Paul Giamatti, James Purefoy, Jason Flemyng, Brian Cox I wasn’t sure what to expect when I saw this movie come through the queue. It quite obviously isn’t a horror movie, and …

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Film Review: Forget Me Not (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: It’s graduation weekend, and Sandy Channing, the popular class president of her small-town high school, should be enjoying the time of her life. But when her friends start disappearing, Sandy discovers they have unwittingly awakened the vengeful spirit of a girl they wronged long ago. Fighting for her sanity, Sandy must unlock a dark secret from her own past …

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Film Review: The Six Degrees of Helter Skelter (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: “The Six Degrees of Helter Skelter” walks in the footsteps of the Manson Family, visiting over 40 locations related to the infamous Tate/LaBianca murders, and tying together the dozens of odd connections between Charles Manson and the Hollywood elite. Entertainingly led by famous Hollywood historian Scott Michaels (E!’s 20 Most Horrifying Hollywood Murders, Dearly Departed: Vol. 1, FindADeath.com), this …

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Film Review: The Woman (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: When a successful country lawyer captures and attempts to “civilize” the last remaining member of a violent clan that has roamed the Northeast coast for decades, he puts the lives of his family in jeopardy Don’t Forget to check out the Trailer for “The Woman” REVIEW: By now you’ve probably seen the posters or caught wind of this new …

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Film Review: Livestock (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: A mysterious cult has decided to take a new direction in giving Victor, a hard working trusted member, a promotion. However, his cruel minded disciples have decided to take action of their own. Growing tired of their monotonous plans, they begin to take their malevolent acts one step further. In a world seemingly far removed from Victor’s, two young …

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Film Review: Pig (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: A deranged psychotic spends his summer day deciding how to deal with the three captives he has chained up on his land. With only his own troubled mind and his dim-witted companion available to guide him and the fate of his victims, the disturbed man makes violent choice after violent choice. No one is safe and no taboo is …

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Film Review: Troll Hunter (Trolljegeren) (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: A group of three college filmmakers set out to investigate what appears to be an illegal bear hunting situation in the mountains and forests of Norway. What they discover instead is the gruff but quiet hunter Hans who reluctantly acquiesces to their accompanying him as he hunts something far more unlikely…and far more dangerous. REVIEW: Directed by Andre Overdal …

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Film Review: This Isn’t Twilight: The XXX Parody

Greetings my perverted horror fans! The psychiatric hospital signed my release forms stating that my “issues” are untreatable and I might as well get used to the shiny unicorns, gun slinging Jewbots, and anemic Nazi prostitutes drinking all my booze in the living room. Yet with all the medication, curiously placed electrodes, and cold silver speculums probing unnatural places I …

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Film Review: Grave Encounters (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Lance Preston and the crew of “Grave Encounters”, a ghost-hunting reality television show, are shooting an episode inside the abandoned Collingwood Psychiatric Hospital, where unexplained phenomena has been reported for years. All in the name of good television, they voluntarily lock themselves inside the building for the night and begin a paranormal investigation, capturing everything on camera. They quickly …

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TV Review: The Others (TV Series) 2000

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SYNOPSIS: Veteran screenwriters John Brancato and Michael Ferris created this X-Files-esque supernatural thriller series about a group of psychics who help the haunted and the doomed. Each of the group has their own metaphysical strengths: Warren (Kevin J. O’Connor) is a high-strung psychic, Mark (Gabriel Macht) is a med student with an innate empathy for suffering, Satori (Melissa) uses trendy …

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