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Film Review: Black Forest (2012)

SYNOPSIS: Tourists Trapped In an enchanted forest do battle with evil fairy tale creatures. REVIEW: Written by: Frank H. Woodward Directed by: Patrick Dinhut In a giddy, hammy, over-the-top performance that would rival 1960s William Shatner doing William Shakespeare, every year on the Midsummer’s Eve, local guide Ben Cross gleefully convinces unsuspecting tourists to take a lil trip to the …

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Film Review: City of The Living Dead (1980)

SYNOPSIS: A reporter and a psychic race to close the Gates of Hell after the suicide of a clergyman caused them to open, allowing the dead to rise from the grave REVIEW: Directed by: Lucio Fulci Starring: Christopher George, Catriona MacColl, Carlo De Mejo, Antonella Interlinghi, Giovanni Lombardo Radice, Fabrizio Jovine “The soul that pines for eternity shall out span …

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Film Review: Witchslayer Gretl (2012)

SYNOPSIS: Twenty years after his encounter with the witch, a grown-up Hansel returns to the haunted forest, seeking revenge. But there’s a surprise waiting – his sister Gretel (who he thought had been killed) is the witch’s protégé. REVIEW: Written by: Brook Durham Directed by: Someone Too Ashamed To Attach Their Name To The Credits Starring: Shannen Doherty (kinda), Paul …

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Film Review: Phantasm II (1988)

SYNOPSIS: Mike, now released from a psychiatric hospital, continues his journey to stop the evil Tall Man from his grim work. REVIEW: Written & Directed by: Don Coscarelli Starring: Reggie Bannister, James LeGros, Angus Scrimm QUICK FIX: Ten years after the events in the first film, Mike is finally released from psychiatric care when (just like Charley Brewster in FRIGHT …

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Film Review: Conquest Of Space (1955)

SYNOPSIS: “A team of American astronauts leave their space station on the first mission to Mars, but the captain’s religious beliefs may get in the way.” (thanks to IMDB for that elaborate synopsis) REVIEW: Hungarian-born filmmaker George Pal became an American citizen after emigrating from Europe. For seven consecutive years his short animations were nominated for Academy Awards and he …

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Film Review: Wound (2010)

SYNOPSIS: Susan isn’t the most stable person in the world, which is understandable considering some of the experiences she has gone through during her lifetime. As a matter of fact, she is slowly but surely losing her mind and becoming more and more detached from reality with each passing moment. Her mental state goes from bad to worse when her …

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Film Review: C.H.U.D. 2 – Bud The Chud (1989)

SYNOPSIS: A military experiment to create a race of super-warriors go awry, and legions of murderous zombies are unleased upon a surburan neighborhood. REVIEW: Directed by: David Irving Starring: Ed Naha, Brian Robbins, Bill Calvert, Tricia Leigh Fisher, Gerrit Graham, Robert Vaughn Perhaps one of the persecutions fans of horror face the most is their taste in cinema. Make no …

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Film Review: Zaat (1971)

SYNOPSIS: A mad scientist transforms himself into an aquatic killer. REVIEW: When I was first alerted about “Zaat“, I will confess, it being the first I’ve ever heard of this title. No mentions in reading, no lost VHS tapes, no late night viewing’s in the after hours, “Zaat” was simply off the radar completely. So of course with it debuting …

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Film Review: I, Robot (2004)

SYNOPSIS: “Set in a future Earth (2035 AD) where robots are common assistants and workers for their human owners, this is the story of ‘robotophobic’ Chicago Police Detective Del Spooner’s investigation into the murder of Dr. Alfred Lanning, who works at US Robotics, in which a robot, Sonny, appears to be implicated, even though that would mean the robot had …

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Film Review: Father’s Day (2011)

SYNOPSIS: Ahab, a man obsessed with exacting a brutal, violent revenge on the man who murdered his dad, joins John, an eager priest, and Twink, a hot-headed street hustler, on an epic quest to find and defeat this mythical monster known as Chris Fuchman AKA The Father’s Day Killer. REVIEW: It’s almost impossible to classify “Father’s Day” (and I’m not …

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Film Review: Red Kingdom Rising (2010)

SYNOPSIS: This troubled young woman must finally come to terms with her horrific past as she is propelled through dreams into the terrifying fairytale world of the Red Kingdom where she encounters figures reminiscent of her memories and fears. REVIEW: While watching “Red Kingdom Rising”, I realized just how little I knew about “Alice in Wonderland”. After doing a pinch …

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