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Film Review: The House of Horrors: The Movie (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: A group of Haunted House employees get trapped inside the “House of Horrors”… Western New York’s largest and most terrifying haunted attraction. Terror ensues as an excommunicated Priest searched for a possessed Ouija Board within the confines of the Haunted House REVIEW: I’m always on the look out for a cool film from Buffalo to arrive on the scene ...

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Film Review: Hannibal Rising (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: Director Peter Webber takes on the myth of the menacing Hannibal Lecter (Gaspard Ulliel) in this terrifying prequel that attempts to trace the murderous roots of the cannibalistic killer. The film follows Lecter from his hard-scrabble Lithuanian childhood, where he witnesses the repulsive lengths to which hungry soldiers will go to satiate themselves, through his sojourn in France, where ...

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Film Review: Hannibal (2001)

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SYNOPSIS: Anthony Hopkins returns as one of the great villains in screen history, Hannibal “The Cannibal” Lecter, in this riveting sequel to The Silence of the Lambs. Lecter’s only surviving victim, the hideously scarred Mason Verger (Gary Oldman), tries to draw the serial gourmet out of hiding using the one person he cares about: Clarice Starling (Julianne Moore). Can the ...

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Film Review: The Dorm That Dripped Blood (Pranks) (1982)

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SYNOPSIS: On the eve of Christmas vacation, a college dormitory stands condemned… the dark halls now vacant, and unsafe. Student Joanne Murray and her close friends volunteer to help close down the building, unaware a psychopathic lunatic is hiding in the shadows. As the students disappear one by one, Joanne discovers the horrifying reality that if she is to survive, ...

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Film Review: Housewives From Another World (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: When space aliens invade the bodies of three beautiful women, they soon learn the meaning of β€œhot to trot” in Housewives From Another World, beaming onto DVD April 6 from Infinity Entertainment Group. On a mission to stop the development of a new deep-space satellite, the body-snatched beauties will do anything – and anyone – to accomplish their goals. ...

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Film Review: Beautiful Teacher in Torture Hell (1985) – CAT III

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Oniroku Dan: Bikyoshi jigokuzeme (original title) SYNOPSIS: Ran Masaki plays a beautiful teacher who is transferred to a remote mountain school where she is gang-raped and abused by the male students. REVIEW: Plot: Completely irrelevant. The disc does not come with subtitles, which is a moot point because they would be useless. When subtitles are irrelevant you know you are ...

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Film Review: Horror Business (2005)

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SYNOPSIS: Filmmaker Christopher P. Garetano probes the minds of some of the horror business’s most intriguing personalities in this thought-provoking documentary shot over the course of two years. Highlights include interviews with Mark Borchardt of American Movie, David Gebroe of Zombie Honeymoon, Herschell Gordon Lewis of Blood Feast, Sid Haig of The Devil’s Rejects and film critic and author Joe ...

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Film Review: House (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: Trying to recover from the nearly marriage-breaking stress following the death of their child, Jack (Reynaldo Rosales) and Stephanie (Heidi Dippold) spontaneously take off on a road trip. But when their car breaks down in a remote area, they find themselves in a horrific nightmare. Seeking shelter in a house, they soon realize that more danger lurks inside than ...

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Film Review: Hurt (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: When Robert Coltrane suddenly dies, his wife (Melora Walters) and two kids (Johanna E. Braddy and Jackson Rathbone) can no longer afford their affluent lifestyle. So when Robert’s loner brother Darryl (William Mapother) offers lodging to the downsized family, they reluctantly accept — a fatal mistake. Their transition is shaken up by the arrival of a troubled foster child ...

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