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Film Review: 2012 Supernova (2009)

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Professor Kelvin (Brian Krause) is an astrophysicist working for the government who must recognize and confront a violent cosmic threat: a huge burst of radiation hurtling toward the Earth following the cataclysmic explosion of a star in a nearby galaxy. To deal with the approaching menace, the professor devises a bold and risky plan — a planet-sized gamble, in fact — to shield civilization from the approaching deep-space danger.

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Film Review: Faces of Schlock (2009)

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Four tales of terror: “Blood Witch”: A twisted Goth girl summons a murderous seventeenth century witch to exact gory revenge on anyone who crosses her path. “Mike Wuz Here”: Night shift workers at an old movie theater are terrorized by the ghost of a former employee who committed suicide in the building. “One Foot In The Grave”: When a beautiful young dancer loses one of her feet due to malpractice, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Small Town Folk (2007)

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Stumbling upon the remote village of Grockleton — where backward locals and their creepy landlord (Chris R. Wright) kill uninvited interlopers — married couple Susan (Hannah Flint) and Jon (Greg Martin) find themselves in a fight for their lives. But their situation becomes truly twisted when the landlord decides to take Susan as his own bride. Peter Stanley-Ward directs while Simon Stanley-Ward co-stars as another would-be victim.

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Film Review: Sand Serpents (2009)

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While carrying out a combat mission overseas, an elite group of soldiers (led by Jason Gedrick) comes face to face with the Taliban — and a deadly underground network of giant serpents that make their home in the hot desert sand. The soldiers catch a break when the serpents cleanly devour their terrorist captors. But the minute they’re set free, they jump headfirst into a hard-fought battle for their lives. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Perkins 14 (2009)

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Ronald Perkins builds an army of 14 people brainwashed through cult-like methods to protect him from his parents’ killers. When Perkins is imprisoned, the police unwittingly unleash his followers on a small town and they’ve only got one thing on their mind: “Kill for Mr. Perkins.”

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“Do you miss anything?”

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Film Review: Spiker (2007)

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A vicious killer who slays his victims with railroad spikes, Adam (Frank Zagarino) escapes an asylum and returns to a town he terrorized once before. With his nasty weapons, Adam starts laying waste to innocent teens who are unfortunate enough to cross his path. Directed by lead actor Zagarino, this gruesome slasher film co-stars David Fralick, Michael Fedele, Lou Martini Jr., Matthew Jared and Giselle Rodriguez.
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Film Review: Sombre (1998)

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Serial murderer Jean (Marc BarbĂ©) preys on prostitutes, prowling the backwoods of France for his helpless victims. He meets Claire (Elina Löwensohn) and her sister Christine (GĂ©raldine Voillat) when they hitch a ride after their car breaks down. It doesn’t take long for the women to realize that there’s a madman behind the wheel. Philippe Grandrieux directs this psychological thriller.

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Film Review: Farmhouse (2008)

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Farmhouse is a psychological thriller set in the modern day mid-west. We follow a young couple as they leave their everyday lives behind and head out to a new beginning; starting over from scratch. After becoming stranded in an isolated Wine Vineyard in the middle of nowhere, the young couple is forced to face the secrets they’re running from, all the while trying to escape the malicious intent of the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Spek.ter (2007)

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A Woman screams. A mysterious figure in black wields a knife. A dead Woman appears covered in blood. For Dani, a Goth Erotic Pin-up Model, these events may be signs of something to come on one fateful night. Will she survive, or is all not what it appears to be?

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Written & Directed by: Terrence Kelsey
Starring: Keisha Jackson and Serena Toxicat

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Film Review: P2 (2007)

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It’s the night before Christmas, and workaholic Angela Bridges (Rachel Nichols) is late for her family holiday party. She tries to leave the office, but her car won’t start and her cell phone won’t work — and then she meets the too-friendly security guard Thomas (Wes Bentley). After Angela turns down his dinner invitation, the twisted Thomas spends the rest of the night terrorizing her as she tries to escape … Continue reading

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Film Review: Spawn (1997)

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Al Simmons, is a military soldier/assassin, who has been betrayed by a covert government agency head named Jason Wynn. Wynn orders his top assassin, Jessica Priest, to assassinate him. After Simmons dies, he is immediately transported to Hell, where Malebolgia, a demonic ruler of the various realms, offers him a Faustian deal. If Simmons becomes his eternal servant and leader of Hell’s army in Armageddon, he will be able to … Continue reading

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Film Review: Revelation (2002)

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Since A.D. 50, a mysterious sacred artifact known as the Loculus has been at the center of a bloody clandestine war. Missing for a few hundred years, the puzzling relic has suddenly reappeared in the present day, bringing with it a terrible secret that could spell doom for all of mankind. Now it’s up to Magnus Martel (Terence Stamp) to subvert a murderous secret society and uncover the truth behind … Continue reading

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Film Review: Phantom of the Opera (1989)

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A newer, gorier version of the classic 1910 Gaston Leroux tale has A Nightmare on Elm Street’s Robert Englund playing the Phantom. Christine DaaĂ© is a young Broadway singer in New York City. She is auditioning for a show, and comes across an old piece of music written nearly 100 years before by an unknown musician name Erik Destler. Destler it seems had made a pact with … Continue reading

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Film Review: In Memorium (2005)

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Two months after being diagnosed with terminal cancer, Dennis Wade, a struggling filmmaker, decides to document his illness. Still free from symptoms, he and his girlfriend, Lily, sublet a house and install motion-triggered security cameras throughout.

Two days later…the cameras capture something unsettling: Noises and movement in empty rooms. The next morning, Dennis’ cancer begins to advance at an inexplicable rate.

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Film Review: The Orphan Killer (2011)

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The Orphan Killer is a tour de force murder flick that defies classification. It goes far beyond current trends in gore and breaks open a new suffering genre of horror. Marcus Miller is a serial murderer hellbent on teaching his estranged sister Audrey what it means to have family loyalty. His lessons are taught in massive doses of vulgar and unimaginable pain. Throughout her brutal torture we learn that Marcus … Continue reading

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Film Review: Requiem for a Vampire (Vierges et vampires) (1971)

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Two pubescent, pig-tailed, virgin schoolgirls, Michelle [Mirielle d'Argent] and Marie [Marie Pierre Castel], run away from their school and find themselves lost in a cemetery which leads to a chateau inhabited by vampires and naked women in chains. The girls try to escape, but they are bitten by the vampires’ aging Master. The Master decides to initiate the girls in order to make them perpetrators of the vampire race (which … Continue reading

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