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Film Review: The Tomb (Ligeia) (2009)

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Successful writer and scholar Jonathan Merrick falls under the spell of the irresistible, bewitchingly beautiful Ligeia. She’s fighting a fatal illness and she will stop at nothing to defeat death, her one true enemy. She steals other people’s souls and on her quest to immortality she tricks Jonathan into supporting her work, breaking him apart from his fiancé Rowena and pulling him into her dark, mysterious world. They settle down … Continue reading

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Film Review: Ominous (2009)

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When the Callahans travel to the mountains for a summer getaway, their peaceful plans for the weekend are interrupted by supernatural spirits from the past. Mitch (Joseph Anthony Jette) and Christina (Elizabeth Purdy) deal with their personal demons as the their children, Scott (NIck Wolf), Gavin (Sean Patrick Flaherty) and Sara (Melissa Selinas) uncover the paranormal world that surrounds their family’s vacation home. The family must unite to survive.

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Film Review: The Ward (2010)

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A thriller centered on an institutionalized young woman who becomes terrorized by a ghost.

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Kristen a young traumatized girl is sent to the state mental hospital after she is arrested for setting fire to a local house. There is little revealed as we assume that Kristen is just a troubled girl who has to spend some time in a women’s mental hospital. Beyond the shock of thrown into a … Continue reading

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Film Review: Little Red Devil (2008)

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Jimmy is a twenty-five year old loser who lives with his Bible-thumping mother (who was actually a devil worshiper when she was younger). He spends his days stealing from others, banging a hooker, and searching for his long lost girlfriend who just seemed to fall off of the face of the Earth a year ago or so. Jimmy eventually crosses paths with a Luc Tyler, a local crime … Continue reading

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Film Review: New York Blood (2009)

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Drug dealing mobster Vinny (Vinnie Stigma), who owns a neighborhood whorehouse, wants to take care of his father, Lorenzo (Marvin W. Schwartz) a convicted murderer just released from prison. But things just don’t work out. The sins of the father and violence of the son overwhelm good intentions and lead to a blood soaked finale.

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The sins of the father.. Have come home.

A typical Mafioso experience with a … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Violent Kind (2010)

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One night at a secluded farmhouse deep in the Northern California woods, a small group of hardened young bikers and their girlfriends are tormented when one of the girls becomes savagely possessed and a gang of “Rockabillies” seemingly from the 1950′s descends upon them to collect what is growing inside her

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Director – Mitchell Altieri, Phil Flores
Starring – Cory Knauf, Taylor … Continue reading

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Film Review: Necroville (2007)

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Slackers Jack (Billy Garberina) and Alex (Adam Jarmon Brown) get hired at the local exterminating company, Zom-B-Gone, only to discover that the new job involves eliminating the zombies, vampires, werewolves and other undead creatures that plague the city. Jack’s new responsibilities alienate his demanding girlfriend, Penny (Brandy Bluejacket), and the situation only gets worse when her ex-boyfriend returns to town as the leader of a vampire coven.

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Film Review: NeoWolf (2010)

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When an aspiring rock musician TONY returns to his college town to make up with his estranged girlfriend ROSEMARY, he finds his life taking an unexpected turn to the dark side when he encounters a mysterious rock band NEOWOLF led by rocker VINCE and the alluring band girl PAULA. When Rosemary’s best friend KEVIN turns up dead, Rosemary seeks out a Nursery owner MRS. BELAKOV who knows the secrets of … Continue reading

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Film Review: Halloween 2 (H2) (2009)

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Laurie Strode struggles to come to terms with her brother Michael’s deadly return to Haddonfield, Illinois; meanwhile, Michael prepares for another reunion with his sister.

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Directed by: Rob Zombie
Written by: Rob Zombie
Starring: Scout Taylor-Compton, Tyler Mane, Malcolm McDowell, Brad Dourif, Sheri Moon Zombie

Remakes of horror movies tend to be popular throughout the themes of many new Hollywood productions. Classic horror movies are being remade … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hallow’s Eve – Slaughter on 2nd Street (2008)

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Days before the annual opening of Slaughter on Second Street, Owensboro’s premiere haunted attraction, a tragedy befalls one of their own. Despite pleas from the manager, Buck Masters, the attraction is shut down until the mystery is solved. In his frustration, Buck devises a plan to get the haunt back on its feet and make some extra money while he’s at it.

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Greetings once again Boils and Ghouls, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Halloween II (1981)

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This bloodier sequel picks up where the original ended. An injured Jamie Lee Curtis recuperates in the hospital not knowing that murderous Michael Myers is licking his wounds in a nearby room. The hospital setting makes for spooky sequences with Myers’ slow footsteps echoing loudly on the tile floor. The diagnosis for impressionable viewers: long nights of insomnia.

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DIRECTOR: RICK ROSENTAL
WRITER: JOHN CARPENTER & DEBRA HILL
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Film Review: Inferno (1980)

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One of the Italian horror mastermind’s finest films, Inferno. In this chilling mystery, the tenants of a Manhattan apartment are terrorized by deadly spirits — among other equally gruesome things, they’re decapitated, clawed to death by cats, burned and attacked by a knife-wielding killer. This semi-sequel to Argento’s 1977 film Suspiria is stylish, violent and classy all at the same time.

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Starring: Irene Miracle, Leigh McCloskey, Eleonora Giorgi, Daria … Continue reading

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Film Review: Horror of Our Love – short film (2010)

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Written & Directed by: Dave Reda
Starring: Dave Reda, Kate Melia, Karl Schweitzer, Dan Wilson, Peter Redman

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In this six and a half minute short film set to the song Horror of Our Love by the band Ludo, an unstoppable killer plays Hack ‘N Slash with a group of campers in the forest before falling in love with the last-surviving hot blonde. Needless to say, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Inalienable (2008)

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Still guilt-ridden over the accident that took his family’s lives, Eric Norris discovers that his body is host to a parasite from another world. Except, it is more than a parasite: it carries his DNA

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Richard Hatch plays Eric Norris, a scientist who is trying to discover a solution or cure for diseases by using lab monkeys. His work has become the focal point after his family was killed … Continue reading

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Film Review: Highway to Hell (1991)

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An eloping bride is taken into Hell, and her fiancée must pursue.

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Highway to Hell may very well be one of the greatest campy horror films to never arrive on DVD. At least not in the traditional sense. There are copies floating around that are some sort of transposed DVD version…but hey, what gives why no release?

If you don’t know what I’m talking about then you might recognize … Continue reading

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Film Review: Savage County (2010)

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About a group of teens who collide with their town’s dark past when a prank gone wrong makes them the target of a family of bloodthirsty killers.

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MTV seems to be making their contribution to the horror genre as of late. Savage County is the latest which takes on a familiar theme of psycho country folks gone wild on young teens. As we find out, its senior year and … Continue reading

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