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Film Review: Nazi Dawn (aka Black Ops, Dead Water) (2008)

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When a WWII-era transport ship, reactivated and deployed in the Persian Gulf for black-op interrogations, falls radio silent, an elite Marine task force, along with an NCIS investigator and two scientists, are sent to apprehend the terrorists… Only to find a more devious enemy

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Written by: Ethan Wiley & Roel Reine
Directed by: Roel Reine
Starring: Lance Henriksen, James Russo, Gary Stretch, Katherine Randolph

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Film Review: The Boogeyman (short film) (2010)

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“When Andrew Billings (Simon Fogarty) goes to see a psychologist to explain how an evil creature that lives in his closet is responsible for the deaths of his three children he is met with disbelief. But as the story progresses, both Dr. Harper (Michael Parle) and the audience will start to consider the possibility that this “boogeyman” might be real after all.”

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Boogeyman is a low … Continue reading

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Film Review: Slashers (2001)

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Japan’s number one extreme reality show is having it’s first all-American special! Six lucky contestants, chosen from thousands of applicants, will have the chance to win millions of dollars, and all they have to do is stay alive.

REVIEW:

Welcome back for another pulse pounding night of suspense, thrills and chills on the number one extreme TV game show in Japan… Slashers!

Slashers by most standards would just be viewed … Continue reading

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Film Review: Nun of That (2009)

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Sister Kelly (Sarah Nicklin) isn’t your typical nun. She has a temper, a foul mouth, and since she knows how to fight she doesn’t have any trouble taking care of herself (and killing people if she has to). After she is shot to death in an alley she goes to Heaven where she meets Jesus and is recruited into the Order of the Black Habit, a group of assassins who … Continue reading

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Film Review: Nude for Satan (aka. Nuda per Satana ) (1974)

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Nude for Satan (aka. Nuda per Satana ) – (1974)

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While driving through the countryside late at night, Dr. Benson finds a crashed car with a young woman hanging out of it. The doctor puts the girl in his car and drives for help to the nearest house, which turns out to be a mysterious castle. He is greeted at the door by a woman who looks exactly like the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Not Forgotten (2009)

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In a Tex-Mex border town, a man and his wife must face their tortured pasts in order to save their kidnapped daughter.

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Directed by: Dror Soref
Written by: Tomas Romero and Dror Soref
Starring: Simon Baker, Paz Vega, Chloe Moretz, Claire Forlani, Michael DeLorenzo

When one is pushed to an emotional breakdown followed by a kidnapping of their own child, this individual will stop at nothing to … Continue reading

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Film Review: One Hell of a Christmas (2002)

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Tolo Montana stars as Carlitos, a man looking to make a fresh start and life with his young son. Unfortunately, when he’s talked into “one last job,” Carlitos soon finds himself embroiled in a situation far beyond anything he’d bargained for.

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I came across this one quite a few years back. I believe it was under the “Fangoria Films” movie label at the time, but I … Continue reading

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Film Review: Night of the Flesh Eaters (2008)

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In the woods, no one can hear you eaten..
Starring James Lemire, Gia Franzia, David Rosenhaus, Eric Daman, Fred Stoverink, Jessica Green, J.R. McGarrity
Written & Directed by J.R. McGarrity

REVIEW:

Talk about a crazy original piece, “Night of the Flesh Eaters” is exactly that, part horror and part comedy.

From the getgo we are taken into the woods and into the mind of director J.R. McGarrity. “Night … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Hanging Woman (1973)

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Paul Naschy plays a supporting role as a deranged gravedigger in this zombie movie, set in a small highland village in 19th-century Scotland, where a stranger’s arrival to claim an inheritance is met with apocalyptic visions and other evil omens. The town unearths a crypt full of horrors, including a devil-worshipping coven and throngs of the living dead.

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Film Review: The Man From Hong Kong (1975)

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“The film opens at Ayres Rock where undercover detectives arrest Hong Kong drug courier Win Chan. The film switches to the Hong Kong Police Training School where a hang-glider piloted by Caroline Thorne lands on the parade square. She is met by Inspector Fang Sing Leng who has been chosen to travel to Sydney to interview Win Chan. Fang is met by detectives Gross and Taylor who have … Continue reading

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Film Review: High Plains Drifter (1973)

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“A stranger rides out of the hot desert into a small town in the wild west. The townspeople are scared of him, and three gunmen unsuccessfully try to kill him. He takes a room and decides to stay. Meanwhile, a group of outlaws are about to return to the town and take their revenge – will the town’s leaders convince the mysterious man to help?” (courtesy IMDB)

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Film Review: The Haunting in Connecticut (2009)

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Based on a true story, The Haunting in Connecticut charts one family’s real-life encounter with the dark forces of the supernatural. When the Campbell family moves to upstate Connecticut, they soon learn that their charming Victorian home has a disturbing history: not only was the house a transformed funeral parlor where inconceivable acts occurred, but the owner’s clairvoyant son Jonah served as a demonic messenger, providing a gateway for spiritual … Continue reading

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Film Review: Torture Room (2007)

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Torture Room (2007) – (aka Pledge of Allegiance)

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Accused of having terrorist ties because of a connection to Arab nationals, an American woman (Lena Bookall) is arrested by the U.S. government, tortured and eventually brainwashed into betraying those closest to her. Written, directed and produced by Eric Forberg, this topical independent thriller also stars John Forgeham, Barry J. Ratcliffe, Chad Nell, Louis Graham, Ahmed Lucan and William Tempel.

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Film Review: Tormented (2009)

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A bullied teenager commits suicide only to find out that the only real way to get out of high school is to graduate. He comes back from the dead only to exact revenge upon all of the kids who tormented him while he was alive, and what better way to get revenge than to kill all of them and then pin it all on the girl who would never … Continue reading

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Film Review: Zeik’s Bad Day (Web Series) (2010)

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It’s that time of year again, when all our sick little fancies ooze out of our psyches, after an eleven month stint being buried deep within repression-land, and everyone gets to be whoever, or whatever, they want, if just for the night. Yes, Halloween is a magical night, (and to anyone who says different I hope it’s tricks for you,) when all the Boils and Ghouls (John Kassir, forgive me) can … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Hills Have Eyes (2006)

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Traveling across the American Southwest en route to California, an unsuspecting suburban family is being tracked by a group of hill dwellers whose social skills have failed to evolve. If their vehicle breaks down, or if they stop to stretch their legs, their vacation could end in tragedy. Kathleen Quinlan, Aaron Stanford, Vinessa Shaw, Emilie de Ravin and Dan Byrd co-star in this remake of the 1977 Wes Craven classic.

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Film Review: The Hitcher (2007)

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Hoping to fight boredom during a cross-country drive, two college students pick up a mysterious hitchhiker (Sean Bean), but are soon fighting for their lives when their passenger turns out to be a vicious serial killer in this remake of the classic creep-fest. Jim and Grace (Zachary Knighton and Sophia Bush) end up on the run from both the hitcher, who has vowed to kill them, and the police, who … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Deepening (2006)

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THE DEEPENING follows a troubled New York fireman who suffers from post traumatic stress disorder after working the tragic terrorist events of 9-11. In search of a fresh start, he relocates to a small fire department in a quiet rural town where he seeks treatment from Doctor Chambers for his recurring nightmares. The bad dreams, however, do not subside. Instead, they turn into a terrifying reality as the population of … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Great American Snuff Film (2003)

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Two pretty young women are abducted to be the featured stars of a snuff film produced by a couple low-life goons. The ladies are bound, gagged, tortured, burned with cigarettes and forced to dig their own graves.

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Originally released in 2003, this new re-release explains that shocking new footage has been discovered regarding the documenting re-telling of the murders of William Allen Grone . Now from what I … Continue reading

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Film Review: Sympathy (2007)

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Trip is having a really bad night. The evening started with Trip robbing a bank and then taking a teenage girl named Sara hostage. You would think that things would start to be bad after Trip shoots Sara in the shoulder, but that was before escaped convict Dennis suddenly shows up at their motel room. It is after Dennis gets ahold of the gun that things start to get really interesting.

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Film Review: My Soul to Take (2010)

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A serial killer returns to his hometown to stalk seven children who share the same birthday as the date he was allegedly put to rest.

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I must apologize to all of you my acolytes for not getting this information to you earlier. Mind you The Black Saint apologizes to no man but after watching Wes Craven’s “My Soul To Take” (which I should’ve watched when it opened a few … Continue reading

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