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Film Review: Devil Times Five (1974)

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1970s pop star Leif Garrett and his little sister Dawn Lyn star in this creepy horror tale about five kids who escape from a mental asylum and wind up murdering guests at a winter resort. The rich vacationers invite the wayward kids to stay with them, unaware that their new house guests are more interested in slaughter than sledding. The juvenile sociopaths kill off the adult snobs one by one … Continue reading

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Film Review: 8 Diagram Pole Fighter (1984)

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Eight-Diagram Pole Fighter (?????, Wu lang ba gua gun) is a 1983 Shaw Brothers kung fu film directed by Lau Kar-leung, and starring Gordon Liu and Alexander Fu Sheng. It is released as The Invincible Pole Fighters outside of Hong Kong and Invincible Pole Fighter in North America.

The film is based on the true story of a man who, after his father and brothers are killed, develops the Yang … Continue reading

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Film Review: Over the Edge (1979)

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New Grenada is a planned community set in the desert where there is nothing for the kids to do, save for a rec center – which closes at 6 PM. The parents, in their zeal to attract industry to their town, have all but neglected their children. As a result, the kids begin to create their own entertainment.

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New Granada, a fictional home to … Continue reading

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Film Review: Nightmares in Red, White and Blue (2009)

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An exploration of the appeal of horror films, with interviews of many legendary directors in the genre.

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Nightmares in Red, White and Blue: The Evolution of the American Horror Film
In a film such as this that pays tribute to the horror genre and thousands of clips, it really requires an expert editor at the helm. The editor in this case happens to be one in … Continue reading

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Film Review: Troll 2 (1990)

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Young Jonathan is shocked to find that the bedtime stories he was told by his deceased grandfather, the infamous GRAMPA SETH, of evil GOBLINS who turn people into living vegetables in order to eat them, is about to come to terrifying reality on a family trip to the town of NILBOG. With the assistance of the Troll master, CREEDENCE LEONORE GIELGUD, the Trolls wish to feed Jonathan’s family evil … Continue reading

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Film Review: Bleeders (1997)

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The victim of a mysterious disease that has the doctors stumped, John Strauss (Roy Dupuis) flies to an island where his relatives are rumored to live, in search of a genetic explanation. But the subterranean creatures he finds are barely even human — and their hunger for human flesh is an obvious health hazard. Can John reconcile his feelings for his nontraditional “family,” or will he help a vengeful scientist … Continue reading

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Film Review: Blood Donors (2010)

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When a stalker becomes a vampire, a loving couple is the target. A path of destruction and crazy mayhem leads to poor martial arts, ridiculous victims, and a clown. Just when you think it’s over, it’s not! Comedy shouldn’t be this horror-ible!

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Directed by: Kenny Carpenter
Written by: Kenny Carpenter and Bobby Jones
Starring: Bobby Jones, Dana Aritonovich, Boris, Jason Sobol, Dina M. Patel

Vampires are a … Continue reading

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Film Review: Beware: Children at Play (1989)

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A small New Jersey town settled deep within the Pine Barrens has been having a really bad last couple of years, people have started to come up missing and most of them are children! It’s up to the local sheriff and his friend, a science fiction author, to find out what exactly has been going on.

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Director: Mik Cribben
Starring: Michael Robertson, Rich Hamilton, Danny McClaughlin

“These Aren’t … Continue reading

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Film Review: Better off Undead (short film) (2009)

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Marcus, Chris and Evan find themselves stuck in any normal day, when without warning, zombies begin to infest the city. Not knowing exactly what to do, the three attempt to seek shelter at Marcus’ house, but first they have to get there.

Facing the undead, Marcus, Chris and Evan try to survive the zombies and each other. Written and directed by John Pata, and starring Drew Schuldt, Dale DeVries and … Continue reading

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Film Review: Beyond Remedy (2009)

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Six medical students travel to a clinic so that they can receive therapy for the fears that may hold them back in their chosen profession. The clinic is run by a Professor Gingrich and a Dr. Lee and the therapy is very confrontational. The clinic also has a frightening past concerning a doctor who gave thirteen children the wrong medication causing them to die. If the ghosts of the clinic … Continue reading

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Film Review: 7 Faces Of Dr. Lao (1964)

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“An old Chinese gentleman rides into the town of Abalone, Arizona and changes it forever, as the citizens see themselves reflected in the mirror of Lao’s mysterious circus of mythical beasts.” (courtesy IMDB)

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The early sixties were mostly years when proven formulas were being repeated, though the horror film was to hold a few surprises and, in Europe and Japan, a new generation of intellectuals was discovering the … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Brain That Wouldn’t Die (1962)

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“Doctor Bill Cortner has been performing experimental surgery on human guinea pigs without authorisation and against the advice of his father, also a surgeon. When Bill’s fiancĂ©e Jan Compton is decapitated in an automobile accident, he manages to keep her brain alive. He now needs to find a new body for his bride-to-be and settles on Doris Powell, a glamour model with a facial disfigurement. Jan meanwhile doesn’t want to … Continue reading

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Film Review: Blood River (2009)

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A psychological thriller following a successful young married couple on their way to visit family. After a blowout on a desolate stretch of highway in Nevada, they head to the next town only to discover it long abandoned. Here they meet a mysterious stranger who seems to know decidedly more than he is sharing. In aiding their survival, he gradually undermines some of their most … Continue reading

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Film Review: Bleed (2009)

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Six strangers wake up on a street corner…they have no idea how they got there, or why they’re there. They quickly realize that they are trapped and alone in a small town, unable to escape, and everynight creatures from their worst nightmares stalk the streets. But soon they will realize that their are things far worse than monsters….

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First things first: Sonny, you motherf*cker! Sonny Fernandez, director … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Bell Witch Legend (2008)

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SYNOPSIS:The Bell Witch is a ghost story of American Southern Folklore. It’s a tale of a sinister spirit who haunted the Bell family in Robertson County, Tennessee for a period of four years. The haunting’s involved spectral creatures, disembodied voices, unbelievable violence, and even resulted in the death of John Bell… all at the hands of the infamous Bell Witch.

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The Bell Witch may or may not sound familiar. However … Continue reading

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Film Review: Attack of the Vegan Zombies (2010)

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Joe and his wife Dionne have had yet another bad crop for their winery. Faced with the prospect of losing the family farm, Dionne convinces her mother (a witch) to cast a spell upon next year’s crop. The crop is such a success that Joe hires some college students to help them harvest. However, when a nosy neighbor begins poking around in the fields, he finds out more than he … Continue reading

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Film Review: Bit Parts (2006)

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Dr. Cranston is a successful plastic surgeon in Los Angeles until his daughter is horribly disfigured in a car accident that he caused. To ease his remorse, he tirelessly labors to replace the mangled features of his sweet Maggie. Wanting his daughter to be perfect, Dr. Cranston seeks women with the “perfect nose,” “perfect eyes” or “perfect breasts” for his daughter. Seeking stardom, Melissa runs away from home once again … Continue reading

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Film Review: Black Devil Doll (2007)

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A young, moist, buxom teen vixen finds herself hurled into an odyssey of forbidden sex and unspeakable violence after an innocent evening dabbling in the occult. What started as a simple child’s game has now become a fight for her life! What is this evil that she has summoned from beyond? And why does it have a fro? What kind of horrific acts will she be subjected to? And what … Continue reading

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Film Review: Believers (2007)

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When paramedics David (Johnny Messner) and Victor (Jon Huertas) respond to a call from a girl who says her mother passed out, they find themselves thrust into a nightmare in this creepy spine-chiller helmed by The Blair Witch Project’s co-director Daniel Myrick. Held captive by members of a strange cult, the two try to decipher the secret symbols and bizarre goings-on that point to a deadly plan the sect has … Continue reading

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Film Review: Bled (2009)

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After trying a drug given to her by a mysterious foreigner (Jonathan Oldham), young artist Sai (Sarah Farooqui) enters a dreamlike space and develops a thirst for blood. As Sai’s cravings grow, she unwittingly attracts a dimensional vampire trying to cross over into the real world. A horror film full of blood and lust, Bled co-stars Alex Petrovitch, Chris Ivan Cevic, Michele Morrow and Ivan L. Moody.

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Film Review: Blood Night – The Legend of Mary Hatchet (2009)

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Back in 1978 little Mary went nuts after getting her period for the first time and brutally slaughtered her parents. She was locked away in an insane asylum for years where she was raped and impregnated by one of the orderlies. After giving birth to a still born baby she proceeds to kill pretty much everyone else at the hospital with her until she is taken down in a hail … Continue reading

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