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Film Review: The Shining (1997)


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: Souls of Mischief (short film) (2010)


SYNOPSIS: Timon and James decide to visit their old catholic school before its demolished but when a familiar face shows up, it instantly brings back haunting memories. REVIEW: Welcome to Dreadville V: Souls of Mischief, which I believe has been shorted down to just “Souls of Mischief” is a 45 minute short film by Jason Patfield and JD Scruggs. Under ...

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Film Review: Ironclad (2011)


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)


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)


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: I Spit on Your Corpse, I Piss on Your Grave (2001)


SYNOPSIS: Sandy has stumbled onto a lair of torture and humiliation. She was abducted and brought to this pit of pain as the next intended victim. But Sandy overthrows her captor and kills him. Does she release the other prisoners? Does she call the police? No. Her mind snaps and she assumes control over the prisoners, taking them as her ...

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Film Review: Troll Hunter (Trolljegeren) (2010)


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)


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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