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Film Review: Dolla Morte (2006)

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You can do things to dolls that would be too shocking to do to human actors. Immerse yourself in a make-believe world that will pleasure your eyes and stimulate your mind as the kid inside marvels at the images and the adult in you recoils in horror.

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If we haven’t said it before, it needs to be said. Bill Zebub is a madman! … Continue reading

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Film Review: Offspring (2009)

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David and Amy Halbard are your typical nice American family; they have even recently added an addition to their clan by having a baby. Amy’s friend Claire comes to visit bringing her son Luke with her, as well as some excess baggage. Claire has been having some troubles with her husband Stephen, it seems Stephen not only beats his wife when he has been drinking he is also on the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Obsessed (2009)

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Derek Charles (Idris Elba) seems to have it all — including the perfect job and the perfect wife (BeyoncĂ© Knowles). But his charmed life takes on an ugly tarnish when sexy office worker Lisa Sheridan (Ali Larter) sets out to seduce and destroy him. Now, it’s much more than a dangerous liaison; it’s a full-blown occupational hazard. Christine Lahti and Jerry O’Connell co-star in this Fatal Attraction-style thriller from director … Continue reading

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Film Review: Nixon and Hogan Smoke Christmas (2010)

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It’s Christmas eve in Strangeville. The demented duo, Nixon and Hogan, have asked Santa for some sweet, sweet Yule tide weed for their favorite holiday. Unfortunately, Santa mixes up the Christmas weed with Voodoo Zombie weed and smokes himself undead! Now it’s up to our dim-witted heroes to finish Santa’s delivery route or face the end of Christmas as we know it!

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An acquired taste you say?…….yep this … Continue reading

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Film Review: Nite Tales (2008)

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Horror auteur Deon Taylor delivers twice the chills in this fright-filled double feature hosted by Public Enemy rapper and reality star Flavor Flav. In Storm, a spate of murders accompany a sudden downpour, and in Karma, a group of bank robbers pulls off a heist — only to find themselves pursued by a killer cannibal. Gary Busey and Onyx rappers Fredo Starr and Sticky Fingaz … Continue reading

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Film Review: No Though Road (2008)

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The serenity of another quiet evening is shattered for an amateur photographer when a desperate woman takes refuge in his humble suburban home. Reluctantly, he is pulled into a cat and mouse game with her pursuers. Only dawn will reveal the blood-soaked fallout of being alone in the middle of suburbia.

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It pisses me off when I watch a movie and I should like it. All the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Not Quite Hollywood (2008)

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NOT QUITE HOLLYWOOD is the wild, untold story of “OZPLOITATION” movies – a time when Australian cinema got its gear off and showed the world a full-frontal explosion of sex, violence, horror and foot-to-the-floor, full bore action! Jam packed full of outrageous anecdotes, lessons in maverick filmmaking and a genuine, infectious love of Australian movies, NOT QUITE HOLLYWOOD is a fast moving journey through Aussie genre cinema of the 70s … Continue reading

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Film Review: Nine Dead (2010)

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Nine strangers face the mind-bender of a lifetime when a hooded madman locks them in a basement and announces that he will slay one of them every 10 minutes until they uncover the mysterious connection they all share. But starting without a single clue, can any of them solve the puzzle in less than 90 minutes? This horror-suspense film from director Chris Shadley stars Melissa Joan Hart, John Terry and … Continue reading

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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

REVIEW:

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

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A … Continue reading

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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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The Hanging woman is a 1973 film that was recently restorated … Continue reading

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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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