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Film Review: Resident Evil (2002)

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A special military unit fights a powerful, out-of-control supercomputer and hundreds of scientists who have mutated into flesh-eating creatures after a laboratory accident.

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Film Review: Black Torment (1964)

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Upon returning home to his village Sir Richard Fordyke and his young wife Elizabeth learn many troubling things. You see a murderer is haunting the streets of the village, a murderer who does vile things to his female victims. Everyone seems shocked to find out that Richard doesn’t know anything about it, especially since the murderer looks and sounds just like him.

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Directed by: Robert Hartford-Davis
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Film Review: Black Ops (aka Dead Water) (2008)

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When a WWII-era battleship, 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.

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Black Ops is not my kind of movie. I am not into Army, Navy or Marines type of deals, I don’t know much about it and … Continue reading

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Film Review: Children of the Grave (2007)

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Look dead into the eye of fear to unearth the shocking existence of ghost children! Examine real paranormal case files while exploring haunted orphanages and asylums. Uncover the dark shadows from untold stories of unmarked graves. Journey to Zombie Road and investigate the invasion of shadow children. Ghost hunt in Pythian Castle’s black mass of pain where the hunters are the hunted! Utilizing paranormal experts, the filmmakers present evidence that … Continue reading

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Film Review: Born (2007)

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When 21-year-old virgin Mary Elizabeth (Alison Brie) discovers that she’s pregnant, her family thinks it’s a miracle from God. Her sudden homicidal rages, however, portend that she’s carrying an ancient evil in her womb instead. As Mary Elizabeth falls deeper under the spell of her gestating demon-child, she unwittingly prepares the way for all hell to break loose when the creature is born. Richard Friedman directs this supernatural fright fest.

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Film Review: Blood Ranch (2005)

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When their car breaks down on a desolate two-lane blacktop, four university students, an Iraq War vet and a spooked young woman seek help at a ranch that houses a bizarre cult of deviants. Talk about hospitality: New arrivals are treated to a steady diet of mutilation, dismemberment and torture. The grim truth is that no guest has ever made it out alive. But that doesn’t deter the most recent … Continue reading

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Film Review: Book of Blood (2008)

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Based on the writings of horror master Clive Barker, this creepy thriller centers on paranormal expert Mary Florescu (Sophie Ward) and spiritual medium Simon McNeal (Jonas Armstrong), who band together to investigate the mysterious occurrences of an alleged haunted house. When hostile spirits begin to speak through Simon in a horrifying fashion, he and Mary discover that the house may be a crossroad of spiritual paths.

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Clive Barker burst … Continue reading

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Film Review: Blessed (2004)

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A young woman (Heather Graham) is impregnated with the devil’s spawn in this horror tale. Anxious to become parents, a young couple’s dreams come true when they’re given the funds to pay for an expensive fertility treatment. But the joyous couple soon learns that their medical-miracle twins are actually the devil’s children. James Purefoy, Fionnula Flanagan, David Hemmings and William Hootkins also star.

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People sometimes go thru extreme measure … Continue reading

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Film Review: Beneath the Flesh (2009)

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Randall Kaplan directs this menagerie of darkly disturbing shorts that explores how various victims grapple with their worst nightmares, beginning with “Id,” the story of a man who’s simultaneously tortured by love and a mysterious being. Other tales include “The Basement,” in which two men stage a confrontation underground; and “Boxhead,” in which an old man reunites with a familiar face from his past.

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Surreal, dreamy, nightmarish and full … Continue reading

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Film Review: Phobia 2 (aka Ha phraeng ) (2009)

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Phobia 2 is dissected into 5 shorts stories; Novice, Ward, Backpackers, Salvage and In The End

REVIEW:

Directors: Banjong Pisantthanakun * Paween Puriktpanya * Songyos Sugmakanan * Parkpoom Wongpoom
Actors: Erika Toda * Charlie Trairat * Marsha Wattanapanich

Never having seen PHOBIA 1 I had no idea what I was getting into with this Thai film. Turns out it is a anthology film with five different tales and in … Continue reading

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Film Review: Wrestlemaniac (2006)

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Director Alphonse (Adam Huss) makes a big mistake when he decides to shoot his film in a remote Mexican ghost town. Turns out, the town is the lair of the legendary El Mascarado (Rey Misterio Sr.) — a deranged wrestler who begins to kill off cast and crew in bloody death matches. One by one, El Mascarado stalks, captures and attacks his victims, as the remaining members of the group … Continue reading

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Film Review: Worm (short film) (2010)

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A day in the mind of Geoffrey Dodd, a seemingly kind, gentle and sane High School teacher. As we follow Geoffrey through the course of a typical school day we gain an eerie insight into the darkest corners of his soul and beyond. Beneath the carefully constructed veneer of Geoffrey Dodd lies something wretched, insidious and foul rotting him from the inside out.

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Zach Green is back with another … Continue reading

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Film Review: X-files – I Want to Believe (2008)

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David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson reprise their trademark roles as FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully in this long-awaited sequel to the 1998 hit film The X Files: Fight the Future, based on the phenomenally popular TV series. Amanda Peet (“Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip”), Billy Connolly and Xzibit fill out the cast, along with series regular Mitch Pileggi (“Stargate: Atlantis”), who returns as FBI Assistant Director Walter … Continue reading

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Film Review: Willows Way (2008)

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Grieving over the death of his son, Jacob Lazar (C. James Roberts) connects with an alien visitor stranded on Earth. But Jacob tests their bond when he seizes the being’s magical staff with the intent of traveling back in time and saving his son’s life. This very act changes the alien’s assessment of mankind’s motivations and forces Jacob to choose between bringing back his son and saving humanity’s future.

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Film Review: Vampire (aka Demon Under Glass) (2002)

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The pursuit of a serial killer leads to a deeper evil. When the government captures a vampire he is imprisoned and subjected to brutal medical experiment. With the project’s original MD dead a rookie from the clinic downstairs is brought in as a replacement. As the procedures becomes more gruesome, he is torn between sympathy for a patient’s suffering and concern for the evil that threatens to consume everyone involved.

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Film Review: While She was Out (2008)

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What starts out as a Christmas Eve trip to the mall ends up as an exercise in terror for suburban mom Della Myers (Kim Basinger) when she finds herself stranded in a forest and pursued by a quartet of thugs — all because she’s left an angry note on their car. The baddies (including Lukas Haas) chase her from the mall, and when she crashes her car in … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Season (2008)

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Rural Iowa. A Quaint Store. Strangers, deemed suitable breeders, find their vehicles sabotaged. Before dawn, they become subjected to the unholy practices of the excommunicated Amish family, as well as several genetically defective ‘kin’ amongst them. Once again, it is the time of The Season.

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Directed by: Adam Edward Brooks
Written by: Adam Edward Brooks
Starring: AJ Bowen, Julianne … Continue reading

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Film Review: Night of The Demons (2009)

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A group of kids go to a Halloween party, only to have to face down a group of demons.

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With a cast like this :Diora Baird, Shannon Elizabeth, Monica Keena, Bobbi Sue Luther, Jonathan Beach, Michael Copon, Tiffany Shepis and Edward Furlong ……yunno it’s gonna be something special! At long last, the long awaited Adam Gierasch remake of the 1988 Night of The Demons arrives and with killer … Continue reading

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Film Review: Moon Child (2003)

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In the year 2014, Japan has collapsed economically and thus its people emigrated in large numbers and settled in other parts of the world. In a corner in Asia, there is a little street called Mallepa, a big melting pot where Asians such as Hongkongers, Taiwanese and Japanese live together. It was a place where people fought for order, food and freedom. It was there where Shou (Gackt), raised as … Continue reading

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Film Review: Five Across the Eyes (2006)

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After a minor fender bender, five high school girls panic and speed away. As the teens head into an unfamiliar, remote area known to locals as “The Eyes,” they’re tailed by a one-headlight SUV with a murderous maniac behind the wheel. Road rage is taken to extremes in this horror story, as the driver begins a barrage of assaults against the terrified girls. Jennifer Barnett, Angela Brunda, Danielle Lilley, Sandra … Continue reading

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Film Review: Repo Men (2010)

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In the future humans have extended and improved our lives through highly sophisticated and expensive mechanical organs created by a company called “The Union”. The dark side of these medical breakthroughs is that if you don’t pay your bill, “The Union” sends its highly skilled repo men to take back its property… with no concern for your comfort or survival. Former soldier Remy is one of the best organ repo … Continue reading

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