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Film Review: Lesbian Vampires (aka Barely Legal Lesbian Vampires) (2003)

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Barely Legal Lesbian Vampires: The Curse of Ed Wood!

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Carmilla, the Queen of the Lesbian Vampires, shows the pleasures of girl-on-girl love to sweet young Lilith with depraved vampires of Carmilla’s coven. Horror host, Mr. Creeps, brings back the spirit of Ed Wood to solve the problems of these demented Goth scream queens.

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Written & Directed by: Tim Swartz
Starring: Lolita Langsuir, Stephanie … Continue reading

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Film Review: After Dusk They Come (2009)

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When a devastating boat crash shipwrecks a group of friends in the jungles of an uncharted island, they are savagely picked off one-by-one by a cannibalistic enemy that evolution forgot.

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Film Review: Lost Boys – The Thirst (2010)

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The thankless life of a vampire hunter has taken its toll on Edgar Frog. After losing best friend and fellow vamp fighter…

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Written by: Evan Charnov & Hans Rodionoff
Directed by: Dario Piana
Starring: Corey Feldman, Jamison Newlander, Casey B. Dolan, Tanit Phoenix, Seb Castang

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A suckmonkey with a taste for global vampire domination is handing out a new designer drug called “The Thirst” … Continue reading

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Film Review: After Hours (1985)

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“A meek word processor impulsively travels to Manhattan’s Soho district to date an attractive but apparently disturbed young woman and finds himself trapped there in a nightmarish surreal vortex of improbable coincidences and farcical circumstances.” (courtesy IMDB)

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During the mid-eighties, the term Quirky Comedy seemed to make film producers run for their cheque-book without even thinking, with the end result sucking more than a … Continue reading

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Film Review: U-Turn (1997)

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“When Bobby’s car breaks down in the desert while on the run from some of the bookies who have already taken two of his fingers, he becomes trapped in the nearby small town where the people are stranger than anyone he’s encountered. After becoming involved with a young married woman, her husband hires Bobby to kill her. Later she hires Bobby to kill the husband.” (courtesy IMDB)

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Film Review: Carriers (2009)

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Four kids are driving through the desert on the way to the beach, their faces anything but cheery: this isn’t Spring Break. They’re trying to outrun the end of the world and each other. In Alex and David Pastor’s CARRIERS, no one is safe from the viral pandemic threatening to wipe out the human race. Determined to elude the deadly virus, Danny (LOU TAYLOR PUCCI), his brother Brian (CHRIS PINE), … Continue reading

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Film Review: Carnival of The Damned (2008)

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The film follows a detective, a rookie officer, a waitress, a reporter, and a hitman stopping a cult from taking over with a legion of the walking dead. Where will you be when the world ends?

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Written & Directed by: Chris Thompson
Starring: Raphael Giovanni Carlo, Adrienne Baltz, Brandon Warren, Jason Crabbe, Nick Frank.

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A demon-worshipping cult summons forth zombies to turn our … Continue reading

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Film Review: Cannibal Terror (Terreur cannibale) (1981)

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Two crooks (Mario and Roberto) kidnap a girl and hide out in the house of a friend who lives by trading with the natives in a nearby jungle. The friend’s wife is raped by Mario; she exacts revenge by tying him to a tree and leaving him to the cannibals. She then informs the kidnapped girl’s parents of their daughter’s whereabouts, and the crooks flee through the jungle

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Film Review: Cat in the Brain (Gatto nel cervello, Un) (1990)

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Italian horror director Lucio Fulci’s mind is his own worst nightmare in this graphically gory fright fest that gained a cult following thanks to an initial ban in the United Kingdom and one of the highest body counts in European cinema. In the midst of completing his latest masterpiece, Fulci is gripped by horrifying specters from his other films. He looks to a therapist to clear his head, but the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Carny (2009)

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Arriving in rural Nebraska, a traveling carnival attracts the locals with a caged monster known as the Jersey Devil. But fascination soon turns to fear when the beast escapes and goes on a rampage, killing everyone it encounters. Now, the town sheriff (Lou Diamond Phillips) must lead a team to track the creature even as a group of religious fundamentalists forms a lynch mob to kill the beast they believe … Continue reading

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Film Review: Cannibal Suburbia (2008)

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Disturbed entertainers Donkey Punch Disco and the Secret Mango take us through three tales of violence, comedy and feces situated in the Melbourne suburbs. The first story revolves around a disastrous party, the second is a tale of psychotic doppelgangers and finally we have a gory explosion of terror as an unlucky sleaze hound experiences painful tortures inflicted by a nameless girl. This first feature length film from Pleasant Productions … Continue reading

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Film Review: Circle of Eight (2009)

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Jessica moves into a loft on the eighth floor of a Los Angeles apartment building called The Dante. The other tenants all seem friendly at first, but when she starts witnessing horrible deaths, she must team up with her neighbor Evan (Doom) to solve the mystery — and uncover her own connection to the place.

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Directed by: Stephen Cragg
Written by: Dave Brewman and Brian Horiuchi
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Film Review: Dark Rage (2008)

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Chris and Kate are moving into a new flat as times have just gotten rough for the young couple. The two had better start learning to get along however since two of their other flat mates have dark secrets that neither one of them were even ready for, did I mention that one of them even has a past with Kate?

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Director: Lee Akehurst

Starring: Christopher Dunne, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Chill (2007)

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Aspiring writer Sam (Thomas Calabro) gets a job at a grocery store owned by Dr. Munoz (Shaun Kurtz), who lives in a freezer because of a mysterious skin condition. Sam learns that his boss has been dead for years, but he is surviving on the flesh harvested from his many victims. Now he must choose how loyal he wants to remain to his supervisor in this horror-thriller based on the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dark Rising (2007)

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A broken heart, a battle axe, a demon and a lesbian ex-fiancĂ©e… Jason Parks’ life goes from bad to worse as a series of supernatural events turn his dream of reconciliation with ex-fiancĂ©e Jasmine into a portal seeking, demon hunting nightmare.

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Dark Rising is a 2007 independent Canadian horror comedy starring Landy Cannon, Brigitte Kingsley, Julia Schneider, and Jason Reso. It’s directed by Andrew Cymek. It’s about a guy … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dark Secrets (aka Cold Earth) (2008)

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When a celebrity couple’s daughter goes missing, everyone — including the police — believes a serial killer is the culprit. The truth, however, is not so cut-and-dried. With no clues or ransom note, detectives must look to old demons for answers. Alex Walker plays Alex Blight, a paparazzo whose knowledge and connections raise suspicions, and Steven Elliot and Ben Shockley play the detectives assigned to the case in this taught … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dark Reel (2008)

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When B-movie fan Adam Waltz (Edward Furlong) wins a walk-on role in a low-budget thriller starring scream queen Cassie Blue (Tiffany Shepis), his ticket to fame suddenly becomes a ticket to terror when the chaotic set becomes the scene of a real-life murder. Lance Henriksen and Rena Riffel co-star in this Josh Eisenstadt-helmed tale based on the unpublicized crime scene footage of the 1958 murder of actress Scarlett May.

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Film Review: Chaos (2005)

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Two teenage girls on a mission to find drugs at a rave get more than they bargain for. One is sexually assaulted and they are both killed in horrific ways. The attackers seek refuge in the parents’ of one of the victims’ homes…

REVIEW:

Starring: Kevin Gage, Sage Stallone, Steve Wozniak, Kelly K.C. Quinn, Chantal Degroat and Maya Borovich

Written and Directed by: David DeFalco

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Film Review: The Devil’s Rejects (2005)

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When tough-as-nails Sheriff Wydell and his awesome 1970s moustache find that the backwoods, psychedelic Firefly family gruesomely murdered his brother in cold blood he vows revenge at the cost of his sanity. After an attack on the house of corpses unleashes the family members onto the dusty highways of Ruggsville, Sheriff Wydell pursues in their horrific wake.

Director/ Screenplay: Rob Zombie
Producer: Andy Gold, Mike Elliott, Rob Zombie
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Film Review: Dark Remains (2005)

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SYNOPSIS:

Julie Pyke (Cheri Christian) and her husband, Allen (Greg Thompson), escape to a small mountain town to mourn their daughter’s grisly murder. With support from Allen, Julie turns to photography as a distraction from grief, but hobby soon turns to horror as Julie’s developed images reveal ghostly figures walking about an abandoned prison. What deadly secret is held by the strange specters appearing in Julie’s photographs?

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Film Review: Cat’s Eye (1985)

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Three shocking Stephen King short stories are linked by a stray cat that roams from one tale to the next. First, Dick (James Woods) is trying to quit smoking by any means necessary — even joining a shady self-help organization. Next, Johnny (Robert Hays) is an adulterous man forced by the wronged husband to circle a building’s hazardous ledge. Last, Amanda (Drew Barrymore) is threatened by an evil gnome who … Continue reading

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