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Film Review: Fantasm (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: At 15 years old, Kyle Kuchta went to his first horror convention. Years later, he visits multiple cons to understand why these gatherings are so important to horror fans, vendors and celebrity guests. REVIEW: All documentaries have a purpose, whether it be exposing human rights atrocities, discussing gun laws or showing famous cyclists to be the drug cheats they ...

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Film Review: The Thing on the Doorstep (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: A psychological horror film based on the short story by H.P. Lovecraft. Daniel Upton’s relationship with his friend Edward Derby is abruptly changed after Edward becomes romantically involved with Asenath Waite, a hypnotist with an odd reputation. As Edward’s behavior becomes more erratic and events unexplainable, Daniel investigates. Is it madness…or something far more terrifying? REVIEW: Originally published in ...

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Film Review: Silent Scream (2005)

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SYNOPSIS: Set in the deep freeze of a northern Michigan winter, when a group of college students volunteer to assist their psychology professor with his research, their weekend retreat turns into a nightmare.  REVIEW: A group of college students have been assisting their professor in his psychology research, and as a reward, he gives them the keys to his ‘retreat’; ...

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Film Review: Treehouse (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: A teenage boy discovers the perpetrators of several brutal kidnappings in his home town REVIEW: I’m going to start out by saying I didn’t hate this film, but as much as I wanted to give it some love I really couldn’t. Our story begins with the disappearance of a teenage girl named Elizabeth (Dana Melanie) and her little brother. ...

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Film Review: The Complex (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: A guilt-ridden nursing student moves into an apartment complex with her family and is soon plagued by ghosts and her past. REVIEW: Director: Hideo Nakata Writers: Jun’ya Katô, Ryûta Miyake Stars: Atsuko Maeda, Hiroki Narimiya, Masanobu Katsumura Director Hideo Nakata is no stranger to a good old fashioned horror story having directed the Ringu series and Dark Water. I ...

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