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Film Review: Friday the 13th – Part 3 (1982)

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After surviving the events of the second film (a machete through the collarbone) Jason continues his killing spree at Crystal Lake. Becoming seemingly becoming more dangerous with each kill no one is safe from Jason’s never ending wrath.

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Note: I will be reviewing the 3-D version of this film as I am one of the wackos that have seen it a few times in the theatre in its original … Continue reading

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Film Review: Half Moon (2010)

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When a depressed and bitter prostitute named Rose (who really needs to work on her attitude and social skills if she ever wants to excel in her chosen profession) agrees to meet a client at a hotel she gets a lot more than she bargained for. After hours of talking (and I do mean hours) things get a little crazy and Rose decides to rob the man and leave him … Continue reading

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Film Review: Fear Girls Vol 1 (2009)

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“The Night Belongs to FEAR!”

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Fear Girls is not really a movie as it is a striptease showcase. Less, than an hour, it’s purpose is primarily adult entertainment. To review this is really a bit absurd as it can be summed up pretty quickly. I have noticed that erotic horror showcases such as these has been creeping steadily forward into the market. The aim of course is to provide … Continue reading

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Film Review: Faces of Death (1978)

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A rite of passage of sorts to gore hounds everywhere, Faces of Death is the footage collected by Dr. Francis B. Gross of genuine deaths. He hopes that the viewer of his collected footage will gain a better understanding of the life that they live.

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Directed by: John Alan Schwartz
Starring: Michael Carr, Samuel Berkowitz and Mary Ellen Brighton

“Watching this man in his last moments of life … Continue reading

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Film Review: Friday the 13th – Part 5 (1985)

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Surviving the tragedy of the fourth film and dispatching Jason once and for all mentally unhinged poor Tommy Jarvis, it is because of this he is made a ward of the state. Now a teenager the very unstable Tommy lives day to day and bounces from halfway house to halfway house. When bodies begin to pile up and Jason once again seems to be on the prowl the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Fear Clinic (web series) (2009)

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Five young adults travel to a special clinic run by the infamous Dr. Andover to treat their phobias. One by one their worst fears begin to manifest themselves and intrude into each patient’s reality. Is Dr. Andover’s cure worse than the disease?

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Fear Clinic, the break thru horror series for the Fear.net network was both a surprise and a disappointment….but wait, don’t turn the page just quite yet as … Continue reading

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Film Review: Edges of Darkness (2008)

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Three interconnected tales of terror. Story one focuses on a pair of vampires and the young girl they are slowly bleeding dry while they ride out the zombie outbreak. An obsessive horror writer fuels tale two. Stuck with his wife, he maintains his sanity by writing, using the limited power they have to keep his word processor going. But soon he finds out there’s a high price to … Continue reading

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Film Review: Strigoi (2009)

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Vlad investigates a mysterious death in his grandfather’s village that raises questions about land ownership in the community. The trail points to ex-communist Consantin Tirescu and his wife, but when Vlad confronts them, he discovers that the richest landowners in the village have become real bloodsuckers. Strigoi is a vampire movie that defies categorization. Shedding a fantastic light on a post-communist Romanian village, the film introduces us to an ancient … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Storm Warriors (aka Fung Wan) (2009)

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Wind and Cloud find themselves up against a ruthless Japanese warlord intent on invading China.

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Wow, it looks like the Asian films are really taking an example from successful american-made movies. Or was it the other way around? In any case, The Storm Warriors really brings a sense of the crazy character-based retro style from earlier Asian films combined with the power of new styles like “300”

Though most … Continue reading

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Film Review: Elsewhere (2009)

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Small-town life goes topsy-turvy when young girls start disappearing out of thin air. But things get uncomfortably personal when Sarah (Anna Kendrick) learns that her best friend, Jillian (Tania Raymonde), has joined the ranks of the missing. The trouble is, only cryptic clues remain: Jillian’s diary, a puzzling message that was sent from her cell phone — and Sarah’s prior knowledge that her friend had been meeting strange men online.

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Film Review: FearMakers (2008)

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A terrified man runs down a street, followed by something hidden in the darkness. He slams the door to his home, believing his is safe – but doors can’t keep this horror out. A ghoulish apparition suddenly appears, killing him in a most horrific way Sammy and Tom are paranormal investigators, trying to solve a case that has haunted Tom for years. Every year, he comes to Germany – and … Continue reading

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Film Review: Evil Angel (2009)

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Evil Angel takes the ancient myth of Lilith into the 21st century with a murderously sexy and seductive villainess who, as the earth’s first woman, proudly lays claim to being the world’s first serial killer.

“Jewish mythology describes Lilith as Adam’s first wife in the Garden of Eden,” says writer/director Richard Dutcher. “When she refused to submit to Adam’s authority, God cast her from the garden and replaced her with … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Dunwich Horror (2009)

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An adaptation of H.P. Lovecraft’s works, “Dunwich Horror” tells the story of Wilbur Whateley (Jeffery Combs of Re-Animator, The Frighteners) and his sinister quest to procure a copy of the Necronomicon, an ancient, diabolical manuscript that will help him open a doorway to a dimension inhabited by unspeakable creatures known as the ‘Old Ones.’ Driven by his sorcerous uncle and a creature of the darkest evil in their farmhouse, Wilbur … Continue reading

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Film Review: EvilEnko (2004)

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Police detective Vadim Lesiev (Marton Csokas) tracks the killer known as “the Monster of Rostov” in David Grieco’s film based on true events. The story follows Lesiev as he investigates the activities of Russian literature professor Andrei Chikatilo (Malcolm McDowell), a vicious serial killer who covers his bloody crimes by eating his victims. But to catch the elusive psychopath, Lesiev must get inside the madman’s mind. Frances Barber co-stars.

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Film Review: There’s Nothing Out There (1990)

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Seven teens decide to spend their spring break at an isolated cabin in the woods. One of them, Mike, is an expert on horror films & starts noticing that certain “rules” that regard horror films are being broken. Of course, all of the others mock him but something is out there in the forest & it is watching them…with mayhem on it’s mind.

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The Black Saint is a big … Continue reading

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Film Review: Let Me Die Quietly (2009)

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A haunted, broken-down psychic is being tortured with violent visions of murder. His unsettling “gift” is to see the last moments of a victim’s time on earth. Now, as his visions become more intense, he knows that he is either going to die or get involved with a situation that might give him a little more time. His last obsession becomes to stop the death of at least one victim … Continue reading

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Film Review: Fever Night (2009)

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Elliot, Warren and Terry are going deep into the woods to perform a Satanic ritual. What starts as a fire and child’s play turns deadly however as accidents happen and soon the three young adults are left to fend for themselves in the woods. The three have woke up something sleeping deep in the woods though and they are about to find out that it just might not want to … Continue reading

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Film Review: End of the Line (2007)

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In this unsettling and creepy thriller, Karen (Ilona Elkin), a young nurse who works in a psychiatric ward, boards the last subway train of the night only to have it stop suddenly in the middle of the tunnel. As those around her are brutally murdered, Karen and a handful of survivors must face supernatural forces, homicidal religious cult members, as well as their own fears and suspicions of Armageddon, in … Continue reading

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Film Review: Final Spawn (aka Dying God) (2008)

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His city rocked by a series of vicious murder/rapes, corrupt, alcoholic cop Sean Fallon (James Horan) recruits ruthless local pimp Chance (Lance Henrikson) to help hunt down the person responsible for the deplorable crimes. But the closer they get, the more they both begin to suspect that the killer may not even be human.

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Ok, there is a lesson to be learned here……its not uncommon for a dvd title … Continue reading

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Film Review: Fright Flick (2011)

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Director Isreal Luna weaves this hair-raising tale of a low-budget film crew being stalked by a vicious slasher. The director is a hack who’s obsessed with the lead actress, the producer is forced to swallow his pride instead of getting credit where credit is due, and the supporting actress is jealous that she didn’t land the lead.

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Written & Directed by: Israel Luna
Starring: Chad Allen, Daphne Khoury, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Stag Night (2009)

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Next time they’ll take a taxi: This is the lesson learned by a group of New Yorkers who, fresh on the heels of a bachelor party, hop on the subway so that they can continue to celebrate in this thriller written and directed by Peter A. Dowling. The night quickly goes south, however, when the gang witnesses the murder of a transit cop in an abandoned … Continue reading

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