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Film Review: The Burning Moon (1992)

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SYNOPSIS: German in english subtitles. Splatter stories par excellence, linked by the narrative device of young Peter reading two tales of the macabre to his terrified sister. REVIEW: This German shocker has all the right ingredients for a low budget exploitation-in-violence anthology. Directed by Olaf Ittenbach, This film is one of the earlier works by the same man who’s name …

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Film Review: Aerobicide (1987)

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SYNOPSIS: Two years ago, a young woman named Valerie was burned after entering a tanning salon. Now, her twin sister, Rhonda runs a local gym where all of a sudden, people are being murdered. REVIEW: Written and Directed by David A. Prior Starring: Marcia Karr, David James Campbell, Fritz Matthews Aerobicide, aka Killer Workout, is an awful movie with one …

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Film Review: The Carrier (1988)

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SYNOPSIS: Jake is an unlucky man. First, his parents died in a horrible fire that the entire town believes he set on purpose. Now it seems he’s contracted a condition that turns every inanimate object he touches into something that consumes organic matter. And he thought the town didn’t like him before! REVIEW: Written and Directed by Nathan J. White …

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Film Review: Inkubus (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Upon the discovery of a grisly murder, a team of police working the graveyard shift are terrorized by the mysterious arrival of the century-old demon Inkubus. During their gruesome and violent battle, a detective realizes the demon has returned from his past, intent on settling a score. REVIEW: Too often, especially in the competitive, direct-to-video horror market, we see …

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Film Review: The Mysterious Geographic Explorations Of Jasper Morello (2005)

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SYNOPSIS: “Set in a world of iron dirigibles and steam powered computers, this Gothic horror mystery tells the story of Jasper Morello, a disgraced aerial navigator who flees his Plague-ridden home on a desperate voyage to redeem himself. The chance discovery of an abandoned dirigible leads Jasper through uncharted waters to an island on which lives a terrifying creature that …

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Film Review: The House That Dripped Blood (1971)

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SYNOPSIS: A Scotland Yard investigator looks into four mysterious cases involving an unoccupied house REVIEW: Paul Henderson (Jon Pertwee) is a film star who disappears after renting an eerie old house. Inspector Holloway (John Bennett) is in charge of the mystery and inquiries at the town’s police station where, the local police sergeant (John Malcolm) begins to explain the house’s …

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Film Review: Black Forest (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Tourists Trapped In an enchanted forest do battle with evil fairy tale creatures. REVIEW: Written by: Frank H. Woodward Directed by: Patrick Dinhut In a giddy, hammy, over-the-top performance that would rival 1960s William Shatner doing William Shakespeare, every year on the Midsummer’s Eve, local guide Ben Cross gleefully convinces unsuspecting tourists to take a lil trip to the …

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Film Review: City of The Living Dead (1980)

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SYNOPSIS: A reporter and a psychic race to close the Gates of Hell after the suicide of a clergyman caused them to open, allowing the dead to rise from the grave REVIEW: Directed by: Lucio Fulci Starring: Christopher George, Catriona MacColl, Carlo De Mejo, Antonella Interlinghi, Giovanni Lombardo Radice, Fabrizio Jovine “The soul that pines for eternity shall out span …

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Film Review: Witchslayer Gretl (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Twenty years after his encounter with the witch, a grown-up Hansel returns to the haunted forest, seeking revenge. But there’s a surprise waiting – his sister Gretel (who he thought had been killed) is the witch’s protégé. REVIEW: Written by: Brook Durham Directed by: Someone Too Ashamed To Attach Their Name To The Credits Starring: Shannen Doherty (kinda), Paul …

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Film Review: Phantasm II (1988)

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SYNOPSIS: Mike, now released from a psychiatric hospital, continues his journey to stop the evil Tall Man from his grim work. REVIEW: Written & Directed by: Don Coscarelli Starring: Reggie Bannister, James LeGros, Angus Scrimm QUICK FIX: Ten years after the events in the first film, Mike is finally released from psychiatric care when (just like Charley Brewster in FRIGHT …

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Film Review: Conquest Of Space (1955)

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SYNOPSIS: “A team of American astronauts leave their space station on the first mission to Mars, but the captain’s religious beliefs may get in the way.” (thanks to IMDB for that elaborate synopsis) REVIEW: Hungarian-born filmmaker George Pal became an American citizen after emigrating from Europe. For seven consecutive years his short animations were nominated for Academy Awards and he …

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Film Review: Wound (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: Susan isn’t the most stable person in the world, which is understandable considering some of the experiences she has gone through during her lifetime. As a matter of fact, she is slowly but surely losing her mind and becoming more and more detached from reality with each passing moment. Her mental state goes from bad to worse when her …

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