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Film Review: Razor’s Ring (2008)

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A businessman is trapped in a nightmare when he’s kidnapped by a clan of murderous cannibals. Red, the gang’s matriarch, promises to free him, but he uncovers their terrible secret after biting into another prisoner’s ring at a farewell feast. He realizes that a fellow captive who was “freed” days earlier is now the main course — and that he must escape before ending up on the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Red Sands (2009)

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A unit of U.S. soldiers is assigned to seize control of a strategically important Afghan road, but when the platoon stumbles upon an ancient statue and uses it for target practice, they awaken an evil spirit hungry for revenge. Now, the soldiers must use all their training and survival skills to battle the supernatural predator in this war horror film starring Shane West, Leonard Roberts and Aldis Hodge.

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Creepy, … Continue reading

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Film Review: REC (2007)

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Trapped in a quarantined Barcelona apartment building with residents, firefighters and a growing horde of ravenous zombies, television reporter Angela (Manuela Velasco) and her cameraman, Pablo, record brutal deaths and terrifying events while trying to stay alive. Filmed entirely from unseen Pablo’s point of view, this tension-filled Spanish horror film thrills viewers with its aggressive action. Paco Plaza and Jaume Balagueró direct.

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I was lucky enough to come across … Continue reading

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Film Review: Brain Damage (1988)

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SYNOPSIS:Poor Brian…a young man who has it all only to find that a centuries old creature that lives with an elderly couple in his building has something he doesn’t have. Something Brian doesn’t even know he wants…yet. Once he experiences it, he becomes insatiable & the only way to get more of it is to feed the creature the one thing it craves…human brains.

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The Black Saint has such fond … Continue reading

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Film Review: Red Velvet (2008)

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A man and a young woman have a chance encounter at a laundry mat which leads to a story about a birthday party where everyone has been killed by a madman in a white jumpsuit.

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Aaron peeks thru the peephole and sees Linda leaving to do her laundry. He quickly hops in his car and follows her to the laundry mat. As he walks by her he drops some … Continue reading

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Film Review: Pig Hunt (2008)

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When John takes his San Francisco friends to his deceased uncle’s remote ranch to hunt wild pigs, it seems like a typical guys weekend with guns – despite the presence of John’s sexy girlfriend Brooks. But as John and his crew trek deeper into the forest, they begin tracking the awful truth about his uncle’s demise and the legend of The Ripper — a murderous three-thousand-pound black boar! Their pursuit … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Shrine (2011)

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Carmen (Cindy Sampson), an ambitious, young, Canadian journalist, follows the trail of a missing person last seen in a small Polish village called Alvania. Accompanied by her intern, Sara (Meghan Heffern), and her boyfriend, Marcus (Aaron Ashmore), Carmen encounters the inhabitants of the small village and begins to suspect them to be members of a Satanic cult and responsible for rash of disappearances. When they are chased out … Continue reading

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Film Review: Manhunter (1986)

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Using his uncanny ability to get inside psychopaths’ minds, former FBI agent Will Graham (William Petersen) returns to action to hunt down a serial killer. Graham retired after catching Hannibal Lecter (Brian Cox) and subsequently suffering a breakdown. Now, he engages in a risky cat-and-mouse game with Lecter to capture a new killer. This gripping psychological horror film is based on the novel Red Dragon, the prequel to The Silence … Continue reading

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Film Review: YellowBrickRoad (2010)

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1940: the entire population of Friar, New Hampshire walked up a winding mountain trail, leaving everything behind. 2008: the first official expedition into the wilderness attempts to solve the mystery of the lost citizens of Friar.

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An expedition team is gathered to head out in hopes of uncovering the mystery of Friar, NH. As we are told….the town just up and walked into … Continue reading

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Film Review: Maximum Overdrive (1986)

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When a mysterious comet passes close to Earth, machines everywhere suddenly take on murderous minds of their own in this film directed by horror mastermind Stephen King. Soon, video games, cash machines, drawbridges and steamrollers all go on a global psychotic killing spree. But when the Dixie Boy Truck Stop is held hostage by a mob of homicidal 18-wheelers, human vengeance goes into overdrive. Who will survive the final showdown? … Continue reading

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Film Review: Meteor (2009)

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As a meteor hurls toward Earth, Dr. Lehman (Christopher Lloyd) and his assistant, Imogene (Marla Sokoloff), scramble to get lifesaving information to Dr. Chetwyn (Jason Alexander), the only man who has the means to prevent the disaster. As the world panics, the countdown begins. Meanwhile, as a police chief (Stacy Keach) tries to keep his small town safe amid the chaos, a madman has his sights set on revenge. Ernie … Continue reading

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Film Review: My Bloody Valentine (1981)

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A two decade old folk tale surrounding a deranged murderer killing those who celebrate Valentine’s Day, turns out to be true to legend when a group defies the killer’s order and people start turning up dead.

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Staring: Paul Kelman, Lori Hallier and Neil Affleck
Story Concept by: Stephen Miller
Written by: John Beaird
Directed by: George Mihalka

Yes, gore maggots and maidens of darkness… In celebration … Continue reading

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Film Review: My Mummy (2008)

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While shopping at Earl’s All American Exquisite Antique-O-Rama, Brad and Cat decide to buy a mummy. But what begins as a joke quickly unravels in this crazy horror spoof starring J. Todd Anderson, Adam Rihacek and Natasha Randall. The visually striking comedy marks the sophomore feature of writer-director Anderson, the longtime storyboard artist and visual consultant for the Coen brothers.

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My Mummy is an old school style camp comedy … Continue reading

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Film Review: Mercy Streets (2000)

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John (David White) is a small-time criminal who, upon his release from prison, is met by his former partner and brother, Rome (Eric Roberts). Rome wants John to join him in a counterfeiting scheme that could earn them $20 million. John is trying to go straight, but he needs to raise money for a real estate project he’s trying to get off the ground, so he agrees to Rome’s scheme, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Fall Down Dead (2007)

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It’s Christmas in the big city and this Christmas comes with the unwanted gift of rolling blackouts. Adding to the holiday stress and taking full advantage of the darkness the blackouts bring is the Picasso Killer, a serial killer who incorporates the flesh of his victims in to his grisly works of art. But now the Picasso Killer has seen Christie, a single mother with dreams of living in the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Death Hunter – Werewolves vs. Vampires (2010)

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When his wife is abducted by a group of blood-thirsty Vampires, John Croix is left to die in a forgotten region of the desert. It is here where an unspeakable evil exists. Now, by no choice of his own, Croix will come face-to-face with the most terrifying creatures of the night. Still a man, but possessing all the strength and power of a werewolf when the moon is out, Croix … Continue reading

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