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Film Review: Ghost In The Shell (1995)

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“The year is 2029. The world has become intensively information oriented and humans are well-connected to the network. Crime has developed into a sophisticated stage by hacking into the interactive network. To prevent this, Section 9 is formed. These are cyborgs with incredible strengths and abilities that can access any network on Earth.” (courtesy IMDB)

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Film Review: Terminator II Judgment Day (1991)

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“More than ten years have passed since the first cyborg called the Terminator tried to kill Sarah Connor and her unborn son, John Connor. John Connor, the future leader of the human resistance, is now a healthy young boy. However another Terminator is sent back through time called the T-1000, which is more advanced and more powerful than its predecessor. The mission, to kill John Connor when he’s still a child. However, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Doctor X (1932)

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“The New York newspapers have dubbed him ‘The Moon Killer’. He stalks the streets at night, strangling and cannibalizing men and women, young and old. There have been six victims so far, and the police believe that a scientist at the Academy of Surgical Research is responsible. Is it Doctor Wells, with the missing left hand, who studied cannibals in Africa? Is it Doctor Haines, who looks at erotic magazines and once … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Darkest Part of the City (short film) (2013)

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Zelda, recently divorced, has moved to a new city and started a new job in a rundown section of the city. Each night when she comes home she’s forced to cross through an old viaduct where she feels she’s being followed by some of the local gang members. But shortly she begins to realize that those pursuing her are not human

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Film Review: Next Time You’ll Know Me (short film) (2013)

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This moody, urban story centers on the relationship between the Price brothers who owned a restaurant that hit bad fortunes. LaFayette, the older of the two, discovers that his brother Harris went on the street for money to finance their failing venture, only to end up owing an amount he could never repay. Knowing that his life is in danger he goes to desperate measures — including conjuring something inhuman that mankind … Continue reading

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Film Review: Der Todesengel (Angel of Death) (1998)

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Story about a raped model who takes bloody revenge. German Extreme horror film -  mixture of amateur-gore, bad but entertaining acting, some semi-hardcore scenes, much blood and extremely bad taste.

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Der Todesengel translates into English as “Angel of Death,” but I guess that wasn’t an accurate enough title for Andreas Bethmann (director of Rossa Venezia, Exitus Interruptus, and many others). So he added some words, giving the final product the title … Continue reading

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Film Review: Lucky (short film) (2014)

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There are many things which I liked about the short film, Lucky, before I even sat down to watch it – it was actually part of a contest in Kentucky (called Unscripted: An Indie Film Xperience) where those that won would get to see their script turned into a short film by a local talent. Todd Martin was the lucky (pun intended!) winner here, and Jakob Bilinski was the local talent in … Continue reading

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Film Review: Punishment (2012)

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A group of college students escape their troubled lives but only to find themselves fighting for their lives from a revenge seeking mad man.

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My first statement about this film must be regarding the title, as it seems to have a few! Although it was originally titled and promoted as Down The Road, it was changed to Punishment overseas. Then called Nobody Gets Out Alive in the US and Canada. In … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Dinosaur Experiment (2014)

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Fossil Ridge, once believed to be a cattle ranch is discovered to be a breeding ground for vicious prehistoric velociraptors. When the bloodthirsty dinosaurs escape, the townspeople must fight to survive the deadly raptors.

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I’m not too sure what’s going on here but The Dinosaur Experiment was released late last year as Raptor Ranch and that’s about the only thing that’s changed about it since I refuse to believe that anything … Continue reading

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Film Review: PMS Cop (2014)

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Mary, a police officer, is forced into an evil pharmaceutical company’s drug trial for a PMS inhibitor known as Corybantic after being caught on television beating a rapist. After a tragic event Mary suffers a horrific side effect, and with her new found superhuman strength, she begins to systematically take out her vengeance on everyone in her path! Will Mary fight against her inner urge to destroy or could she become the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Kill Your Darlings (2013)

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A murder in 1944 draws together the great poets of the beat generation: Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs

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Allen Ginsberg’s “Howl and Other Poems” made its debut nearly fifty years ago, and remains quintessential material for scarf-wearing hipsters and literary students alike.  His angry, often obscene diatribe against commercialism and conformity still resonates today, though no mere work of prose could ever change world views.  If that were true, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Sick-O-Pathics (1996)

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40 Minute short anthology featuring cameos from Lucio Fulci to Joe D’ Amato, in this wacky horror comedy who also is a love letter to the Italian Horror sub-genre

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One of my favorite things about horror is, for the most part, there is a general sense of humor (albeit sometimes a gross one) throughout the genre, and all of us can share a good laugh about what we are into. I … Continue reading

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Film Review: Enemies Closer (2013)

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Deep within a forest on the US-Canadian border, two sworn enemies must work together to escape a ruthless drug cartel hell-bent on retrieving a drug shipment which went missing there.

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Jean-Claude Van Damme as the bad guy again! Well you gotta hand to the guy, he’s keeping busy and still no slouch when it comes to fast moves and military combat swagger. Mr. Van Damme is surely busy these days, and … Continue reading

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Film Review: Abnormis (2010)

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German Splatter Gore film directed by Maik Ude

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Film Review: Painted Skin: The Resurrection (2012)

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According to ancient lore, if a human freely offers their heart to a demon, that monster can become mortal, experiencing the true pains and passions of existence. This is the ultimate triumph of the underworld.

Xiaowei (Xun Zhou, THE GREAT MAGICIAN, FLYING SWORDS OF DRAGON GATE), a millennia-old fox spirit, is freed from her frozen prison and transforms into a dangerous seductress, consuming living hearts to keep her beautiful as she searches … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Lost (2006)

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A charismatic psycho suspected of killing two innocent campers in a cold-blooded double homicide grows increasingly unstable as his suburban empire starts to crack at the foundations.

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It took a while for his work to make its way to the screen but Jack Ketchum is a force to be reckoned with. The one man responsible for spearheading this movement is modern master Lucky McGee. One … Continue reading

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