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Film Review: Dog Soldiers (2002)

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In Neil Marshal’s directorial debut, a squad of soldiers is sent out on what should have been a routine military exercise in the wilds of Scotland. But the excursion turns into a waking nightmare when Sgt. Harry Wells (Sean Pertwee) and his men discover the bloody corpses of Capt. Richard Ryan’s (Liam Cunningham) battalion. As the sun goes down, the soldiers are tracked by a pack of werewolves … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Mutilator (1985)

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The college tradition of fall break sends many young coed’s on their way to wonderful mini vacations full of memories most of them will cherish. For young Ed and his five friends though fall break just means one more week sitting around the local tavern wishing that they would have made some sort of plans. Luckily Ed’s father calls him and lets him know that his beach condo needs to … Continue reading

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Film Review: Direct your own Damn Movie (2009)

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Studio? You don’t need no stinkin’ studio! Or at least that’s the gist of Troma Entertainment president Lloyd Kaufman’s message in this how-to series that includes interviews with directors such as Dario Argento, Stan Lee, Trey Parker and Matt Stone. Over the course of the program, you’ll learn the ins and outs of writing a script, mastering the preproduction process, casting, on-set management, post-production and distribution.

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Film Review: SickGirl (2007)

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Young Izzy (Leslie Andrews) is a girl with issues. Her parents may be dead. Her older brother is fighting in Iraq and she’s raising her younger brother, Kevin, all by herself. Things are tough but, with the help of her motorcycle-riding friend Barney, she deals with her situation the best she can. Unfortunately, Izzy isn’t exactly stable… and her way of dealing with life’s problems includes finding people to torture … Continue reading

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Film Review: Toomorrow (1970)

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“A group of students pay their way through school by forming a pop band called Toomorrow. Sonic vibrations from a special instrument called a ‘tonaliser’ cause an extraterrestrial to abduct the group, and have them entertain the Alphoid population.” (courtesy Wikipedia)

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In the early seventies, diversification within genre films continued after the breakthrough year of 1968. For instance, the year 1970 saw the first … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dark Dreamers – VOL 1 (2000)

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With appearances by the likes of Stephen King, Wes Craven and Stan Winston, this collection features Stanley Wiater — author and host of television’s “Dark Dreamers” — interviewing horror’s greatest writers, filmmakers and special effects artists. Chills and thrills abound with genre masters Clive Barker, Forrest J. Ackerman, Richard Matheson, Sean S. Cunningham, Julie Strain, John Landis, John Saxon, Jack Ketchum and more.

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It was just recently that I … Continue reading

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Film Review: This Island Earth (1955)

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“Doctor Meacham is chosen along with others by the inhabitants of the planet Metaluna to do research that will help save their dying planet. However, an evil scheme is uncovered by the suspecting Meacham when he discovers the Metalunan’s plan to take over Earth. Meacham then escapes an exploding Metalunan-built Earth lab along with Doctor Adams only to be kidnapped while flying away in a small plane. A … Continue reading

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Film Review: Don’t Look Now (1973)

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“John and Laura Baxter are living in Venice when they meet a pair of elderly sisters, one of whom claims to be psychic. She insists that she sees the spirit of the Baxters’ daughter, who recently drowned. Laura is intrigued, but John resists the idea. He, however, seems to have his own psychic flashes, seeing their daughter walk the streets in her red cloak, as well as Laura … Continue reading

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Film Review: Diagnosis: Death (2009)

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While volunteering in an experimental drug trial at a creepy testing facility, human guinea pigs Juliet (Jessica Grace Smith) and Andre (Raybon Kan) find clues pointing to a double murder, but their medication’s hallucinogenic side effects hinder their attempts to solve the mystery. A horror spoof that pokes fun at Peter Jackson’s early movies, this New Zealand production co-stars the Flight of the Conchords’ Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement.

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Film Review: Deadline (2009)

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Alice, 32, a writer recovering from a psychological breakdown retreats to a remote Victorian house to convalesce and focus on finishing her screenplay in time for a fast approaching deadline. Shortly after her arrival, mysterious noises and strange happenings cause her imagination to run wild, sending her on a twisting and terrifying pursuit to find out what is behind the endless mind games. Frightened but intrigued, Alice gathers the courage … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dead and Gone (2008)

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Forced to live in his late family’s creepy mountainside cabin after losing all his money, Jack Wade (Quentin Jones) struggles to maintain his sanity while caring for his comatose wife (Kathrine Bates). Instead, he descends into a world of paranoia and madness. Based on a script by Emmy-nominated songwriter-author Harry Shannon, filmmaker Yossi Sasson’s indie horror also stars Tenacious D’s Kyle Gass and Grammy Award winner Ben Moody.

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Film Review: Where the Dogs Divide Her (2011)

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Everard Fletcher finds himself lost in his nightmares trying unravel a mystery displaced in the fabric of time. Encountering haunted visions, hidden memories and his own deceased father, Everard slowly uncovers the truth behind his mother’s death shortly after his birth.

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Film Review: Detour (Snarveien) (2009)

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Explore your worst possible fears in this shocking horror thriller inspired by terrifying true events! Driving back to Norway, Lina and Martin reach a roadblock where a policeman tells them to take a detour deep into the Swedish forest. But soon one creepy incident after another leaves them stranded in the dark woods and everything seems much too bizarre to be accidental. What Lina and Martin don’t know is … Continue reading

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Film Review: Devil Hunter (Sexo canĂ­bal) (1980)

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The story is set amongst jungle tribes that live in fear of the devil. Laura Crawford is a model who gets kidnapped by a gang of thugs whilst working in South America. They take her into the jungle and demand a huge ransom. Laura is guarded by some ridiculous looking native who calls himself “The Devil” and has to go through all manner of unpleasantries until the gang get their … Continue reading

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Film Review: Death in Charge (2009)

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Whitney teaches Death about life’s many marvels through violent video games, macaroni and cheese and the magic of Sea Monkeys. However, when Whitney reveals some dark tendencies of her own, it’s up to Death to lighten things up before returning to the grim duties that lie in wait.

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Death is on her usually mission. That is….. crossing souls off of the list of life as they meet their fateful … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dante 01 (2008)

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Deep space, at the edge of the galaxy. The future. A new prisoner arrives on top security prison ship and psychiatric research unit Dante 01. Sole survivor of an encounter with an alien force beyond imagining, Saint Georges is a man possessed by inner demons, caught up in the battle to control the monstrous power within him. It’s a power that will infect the other highly dangerous occupants of Dante … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dead Sucks / Lovecracked (2010)

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Introducing Burt, a wayward vampire with a messy past, an uncertain future and a disproportionate need for sleep. Rejected by both humans and his own kind, he searches to find his place in a world where the only thing that sucks more than being alive is being dead

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Film Review: Dead End Road (2004)

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Detective Burt Williams has been pursuing the infamous “Poe killer” for many years. He reluctantly steps down from the case and retires after getting nowhere. Burt’s daughter Kris Williams, who works for the FBI, along with her partner Sean Michael’s take over the case. For the next few months the “Poe Killer” continues his killing spree. Finally Kris discovers that the killer uses internet chat rooms to seduce his prey. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dead Tone (Aka “7venty 5ive) (2007)

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A seemingly innocuous pastime involving fun-loving collegians and prank phone calls turns into a lethal cat-and-mouse game in this blood-drenched fright feast starring Rutger Hauer and Brian Hooks. While vacationing at a secluded mansion after finals, a group of university students dials random telephone numbers and tries to unnerve the person on the other end. But their fun is short-circuited when one of them unwittingly connects with a slasher.

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Film Review: Night Of The Living Heads (2010)

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 A mysterious strain of marijuana has hit the streets in a quiet, suburban neighborhood. Dave, the local pothead plans to throw a party with large amounts of the mysterious weed, known as “Voodoo”. Can everybody handle this high caliber chronic or will they fall victim to the night of the living heads?

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Ok people, the saint is in a foul mood today. Actually I’m usually in a foul mood … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dark Country (2009)

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A couple en route from Las Vegas are forced to deal with a body out in the desert making their honeymoon one hellish ride.

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Thomas Jane who you all might recognize from the film “The Punisher” has stepped up the plate to not only star but direct his new thriller feature titled “Dark Country”. Instantly without even getting into plot and premise the style and photographic care that went … Continue reading

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