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Film Review: Whisper (2007)

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Wanting a fresh start with his fiancée, Roxanne (Sarah Wayne Callies), ex-con Max (Josh Holloway) decides to make one last score by kidnapping the young son of a wealthy woman. But the boy (Blake Woodruff) possesses mysterious mental powers, which he uses to creep inside the minds of others. Now, Max and his cohorts find themselves turning on one another with increasingly unpleasant results in this tense supernatural thriller.

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Film Review: War Wolves (2009)

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Fresh from the battlefields of the Middle East, vet Jake Gabriel (director Michael Worth) faces a new enemy as he struggles to suppress the werewolf within after having been cursed with lycanthropy during a gunfight. John Saxon plays a commander sent to the States to apprehend Gabriel before he can infect others — little knowing that a trio of female soldiers from Gabriel’s unit is already pursuing the wolf man … Continue reading

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Film Review: Vampeggedon (2010)

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Chased out of the old world, the dark vampire lord Giovanni flees to the American southwest where he sets up a new brood. Longshank, Brittan’s premier vampire slayer follows him here, and in a final confrontation in the Arizona desert both are killed. A hundred years later Melissa, a gorgeous, goth, lesbian college student, is obsessed with becoming a vampire and escaping her terrible home life. Along with her four … Continue reading

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Film Review: Harpoon Reykjavik Whale Watching Massacre (2009)

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An epic tale about a group of whale watchers, whose ship breaks down and they get picked up by a whale fisher vessel. The Fishbillies on the vessel has just gone bust, and everything goes out of control.

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Well, I did have high hopes for this one, but in the end it’s a case of same story different location. Not to mention the fact … Continue reading

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Film Review: Mindflesh (2008)

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MindFlesh is a psycho-sexual horror/thriller about obsession. Chris Jackson is a taxi driver with a childhood trauma. The trauma has made him a portal for obsessions to pass from the mind to the physical world and hence disrupt the world’s multiple planes of reality. Extraterrestrials that police the universe threaten to kill Chris’ friends unless he conquers his past.

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Captivating, Hypnotic, these are the words I would use to … Continue reading

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Film Review: Vinyan (2008)

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When someone dies a horrible death, their spirit becomes confused and angry. They become Vinyan. A couple leaves the civilized world behind and descends into a living nightmare in this chilling horror thriller. Six months after losing her only child in the Southeast Asia tsunami, Jeanne (Emmanuelle Beart, Mission: Impossible) is convinced she sees him in a film about orphans living in the jungles of Burma. While her husband (Rufus … Continue reading

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Film Review: Satan’s Sadists (1969)

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The “Satans” are a very cruel biker gang led by Anchor. The gang goes to a diner in the middle of nowhere in the California desert where they begin to terrorize Lew and his patrons and his waitress, Tracy. After a little killing, one of the patrons named Johnny manages to escape from the bikers into the desert. They need to reach a town before the Satans catch up to … Continue reading

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Film Review: 7 Days (2010)

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 When his young daughter is raped and murdered, Dr Hamel decides to take matters into his own hands. Not satisfied with the fact that the man responsible will be going to prison the good normally level-headed, mild-mannered doctor abducts him and takes him to an empty cottage in the middle of the woods. He then goes about torturing the man in a variety of ways, telling the police that he … Continue reading

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Film Review: Vampire Diary (2007)

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While trolling London’s Goth clubs to chronicle a subculture of wannabe vampires, nascent filmmaker Holly (Morven Macbeth) meets and falls for smoldering lesbian Vicki (Anna Walton) — who turns out to be a bona-fide bloodsucker. Though several vampire-style killings arouse Holly’s suspicions about her new love, she soon finds herself drawn into Vicki’s seductive netherworld in this atmospheric tale of horror also starring Kate Sissons.

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Gothic folks everywhere will … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Vampire Assassin (2007)

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After living the life of a free spirited spoiled rich vampire, terrorizing the Eastern European countryside, Veronica is brought before her clan elders and ordered to reign in her “bloodlust” or be ostracized by the rest of the clan

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FILM: THE VAMPIRE ASSASSIN (2007)
FILM: BLOODLUST (2004)

Greetings once again Boils and Ghouls, to another installment of Indie Scares. Tonight we’re going to talk about a pair of … Continue reading

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Film Review: VideoDrome (1983)

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Max Renn is always searching for new bargain basement priced content and erotic movies for his TV station. After viewing a cable-TV program run by media clairvoyant Brian O’Blivion, Max begins to see his life and the future of ‘media’ spin out of control. In a very unusual manner he acquires a new kind of programming for his station. His sado-masochistic girlfriend decides to travel to Pittsburgh PA to audition … Continue reading

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Film Review: Witchmaster General (2009)

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An evil Voodoo Witchdoctor runs a murder-for-hire business. He’ll do away with your unfaithful wife, your unappreciative boss, or your back-stabbing friend – but the price is your soul! |

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Starring: Phil Lewis, Colleen Marie, Vic Martino
Director: Jim Haggerty
Writer: Jim Haggerty

WitchMaster General starts out warmly, as a seemingly loving couple are enjoying a romantic afternoon in the park. You come to … Continue reading

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Film Review: Winter of Frozen Dreams (2008)

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When promising biochemistry student Barbara Hoffman (Thora Birch) drops out of college, she slides into a twisted world of prostitution, blackmail and murder, dragging her fiancé Jerry (Brendan Sexton III) along for the ride, in this thriller based on a true story. But when Jerry leads a local detective (Keith Carradine) to a naked body buried in the snow, will his crisis of conscience be Barbara’s undoing?

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Film Review: Magic (1978)

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Acclaimed director Richard Attenborough helms this unconventional horror-thriller that reveals Anthony Hopkins’s penchant for creepiness years before his Oscar-winning turn as Dr. Hannibal Lecter. After bombing in his first solo performance, a magician’s assistant (Hopkins) holes up with a ventriloquist’s dummy named Fats and eventually hones his act into something spectacular. But when Fats starts talking back, his master’s at his mercy.

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First of all, I need to get … Continue reading

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Film Review: Virus Undead (2008)

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Flocks of wild birds darken the sky – some birds fall dead, while others attack innocent people …

Assistant doctor Robert is driving with two friends to his hometown – where the mansion of his grandfather stands. His grandfather is also one of the innocent victims of the birds. At a gas station he unexpectedly runs into his former love Marlene. He invites her with her best girlfriend to … Continue reading

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Film Review: Magic Man (2009)

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In order to see magic idol Krell Darius perform his world-famous magic act, a beautiful aspiring young-magician, Tatiana, travels from New York to Las Vegas with her closest friends, BFFs, Elena and Vera. As the layers of illusion unfold, so too do the dark windows into Tatiana’s past

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When one wants to see the best magicians in the world where do they go? Las Vegas of course. So it’s … Continue reading

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Film Review: Unholy Reunion (2008)

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Twenty years ago Adkov Telmig was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility for parole for killing his wife, her lover, and countless others. That was the last society ever saw of him… Until now. Fast forward to the present day. State Supreme Court Justice Daniel Davis and his wife Julie have just celebrated the law school graduation of their daughter Rebecca. Now only the State Bar exam stands … Continue reading

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Film Review: How I Survived the Zombie Apocalypse (short) (2009)

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A single mother and her son struggle to stay alive in a shattered and brutal land where the undead roam the Earth

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A 10 minute short directed by Christian Cantamessa feels like a really cool episode plucked straight out of a top notch zombie film. I’ve seen my share of these things, and there is definitely a movie waiting to happen wit this short. A mother … Continue reading

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Film Review: Plague (short) (2009)

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Plague follows the journey of Vilhelm, a lone Latvian refugee, trying to escape a shady past of trafficking guns. He travels to Britain, feeling certain that he has put the worst behind him. The reality he finds is a living nightmare, the dead have risen to consume the living

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A dramatic zombie short that takes the direction of “all hope is lost”. A lone traveler makes … Continue reading

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Film Review: Zombie American (short) (2005)

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Meet Glen. Glen (Ed Helms of The Daily Show) likes to read, do crosswords, and play basketball. He’s on the lookout for a girlfriend. Oh, and one other thing-Glen is a Zombie-American. This educational documentary will help audiences understand the challenges zombies face in our society. As a plea for tolerance, it aims to clear up many of the terrible stereotypes and misconceptions we have about zombies. It is the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Needle (2010)

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A killer uses an 18th century machine with supernatural powers to terrorize students at Saint Mary’s

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Don’t you love a movie about curiosities that should be better left alone. In this case, a box…(though it’s not square or presided over by a demon from the Cenobium tribe). However it’s rather mystic in its own right. What happens when your father’s estate is willed out and you are approached with … Continue reading

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