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Film Review: Dawning (2009)

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“Dawning” takes place at a Northern Minnesota lake cabin where a brother and sister visit their father and step-mom. As the first night unfolds with uncomfortable small-talk and tension, tragedy strikes as the beloved family dog is found mortally wounded. Almost immediately a stranger, potentially under the spell of some un-seen “presence”, appears in the cabin and tells the family that he has come to save them…but from what? The … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Perfect Host (2010)

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A criminal on the run cons his way into the wrong dinner party where the host is anything but ordinary.

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The Perfect Host is a new film starring David Hyde Pierce from Frasier fame. I actually couldn’t wait to talk about this one as it threw me for a loop several times. This is a good thing as this film is highly inventive, and somersaults on … Continue reading

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Film Review: Quarantine 2: Terminal

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A plane is taken over by a mysterious virus. When the plane lands it is placed under quarantine. Now a group of survivors must band together to survive the quarantine.

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With the arrival of Quarantine 2, you might be expecting a reboot to [REC] 2, in a similar fashion as the first Quarantine. To bring everything up to speed, [REC] was a successful verite shot foreign film that really … Continue reading

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Film Review: Plague Town (2008)

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While unearthing their ancestral roots in Ireland, members of a dysfunctional American family (David Lombard, Erica Rhodes, Josslyn DeCrosta and Lindsay Goranson) find themselves stranded in a remote country setting, surrounded by a sinister secret. The locals are creepy, to say the least. But could they be hiding a far more frightening truth about their own children? David Gregory directs this freak-filled gore-fest.

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We recognize the lead in. A … Continue reading

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Film Review: Eaters (2010)

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The world – devastated by the Great Epidemic – is governed by hordes of living dead. Three men – Igor and Alen, two hunters of dead and a scientist, Gyno – try to give an answer to what has happened to the human race. Alen and Igor leave for two days of hunting to find new “guinea-pigs” for Gyno and meet the most varied characters: a crazy … Continue reading

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Film Review: Red Hook (2009)

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Despite her better judgment, college freshman Jenny (Christina Brucato) reluctantly agrees to join her new friends in a New York City scavenger hunt. As the group receives mysterious text message clues, they’re sent to dark, dangerous corners of the city. Soon, they realize that this is no innocent game, and winning could mean the difference between life and death. Terrence Mann, Hollis Scarborough and Frankie Shaw co-star in this thriller. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Mega Shark vs. Crocosaurus (2010)

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The massive prehistoric shark has survived the last battle, and the world is again threatened when a new, more dangerous foe is discovered in the jungles of Africa. Mega Shark Versus Crocosaurus is a monster disaster film by The Asylum, released on December 21, 2010 in the United States. The film is a sequel to the 2009 film Mega Shark Versus Giant Octopus, but contains none of the original cast … Continue reading

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Film Review: Razor’s Ring (2008)

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A businessman is trapped in a nightmare when he’s kidnapped by a clan of murderous cannibals. Red, the gang’s matriarch, promises to free him, but he uncovers their terrible secret after biting into another prisoner’s ring at a farewell feast. He realizes that a fellow captive who was “freed” days earlier is now the main course — and that he must escape before ending up on the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Red Sands (2009)

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A unit of U.S. soldiers is assigned to seize control of a strategically important Afghan road, but when the platoon stumbles upon an ancient statue and uses it for target practice, they awaken an evil spirit hungry for revenge. Now, the soldiers must use all their training and survival skills to battle the supernatural predator in this war horror film starring Shane West, Leonard Roberts and Aldis Hodge.

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Creepy, … Continue reading

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Film Review: REC (2007)

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Trapped in a quarantined Barcelona apartment building with residents, firefighters and a growing horde of ravenous zombies, television reporter Angela (Manuela Velasco) and her cameraman, Pablo, record brutal deaths and terrifying events while trying to stay alive. Filmed entirely from unseen Pablo’s point of view, this tension-filled Spanish horror film thrills viewers with its aggressive action. Paco Plaza and Jaume Balagueró direct.

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I was lucky enough to come across … Continue reading

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Film Review: Brain Damage (1988)

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SYNOPSIS:Poor Brian…a young man who has it all only to find that a centuries old creature that lives with an elderly couple in his building has something he doesn’t have. Something Brian doesn’t even know he wants…yet. Once he experiences it, he becomes insatiable & the only way to get more of it is to feed the creature the one thing it craves…human brains.

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The Black Saint has such fond … Continue reading

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Film Review: Red Velvet (2008)

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A man and a young woman have a chance encounter at a laundry mat which leads to a story about a birthday party where everyone has been killed by a madman in a white jumpsuit.

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Aaron peeks thru the peephole and sees Linda leaving to do her laundry. He quickly hops in his car and follows her to the laundry mat. As he walks by her he drops some … Continue reading

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Film Review: Pig Hunt (2008)

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When John takes his San Francisco friends to his deceased uncle’s remote ranch to hunt wild pigs, it seems like a typical guys weekend with guns – despite the presence of John’s sexy girlfriend Brooks. But as John and his crew trek deeper into the forest, they begin tracking the awful truth about his uncle’s demise and the legend of The Ripper — a murderous three-thousand-pound black boar! Their pursuit … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Shrine (2011)

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Carmen (Cindy Sampson), an ambitious, young, Canadian journalist, follows the trail of a missing person last seen in a small Polish village called Alvania. Accompanied by her intern, Sara (Meghan Heffern), and her boyfriend, Marcus (Aaron Ashmore), Carmen encounters the inhabitants of the small village and begins to suspect them to be members of a Satanic cult and responsible for rash of disappearances. When they are chased out … Continue reading

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Film Review: Manhunter (1986)

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Using his uncanny ability to get inside psychopaths’ minds, former FBI agent Will Graham (William Petersen) returns to action to hunt down a serial killer. Graham retired after catching Hannibal Lecter (Brian Cox) and subsequently suffering a breakdown. Now, he engages in a risky cat-and-mouse game with Lecter to capture a new killer. This gripping psychological horror film is based on the novel Red Dragon, the prequel to The Silence … Continue reading

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Film Review: YellowBrickRoad (2010)

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1940: the entire population of Friar, New Hampshire walked up a winding mountain trail, leaving everything behind. 2008: the first official expedition into the wilderness attempts to solve the mystery of the lost citizens of Friar.

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An expedition team is gathered to head out in hopes of uncovering the mystery of Friar, NH. As we are told….the town just up and walked into … Continue reading

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