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Film Review: Session 9 (2001)

  SYNOPSIS: Session 9 is a contemporary tale of terror set in an abandoned insane asylum. The residents on Danvers, Massachusetts steer well clear of the place. But Danvers State Mental Hospital, closed down for 15 years, is about to receive five new visitors. REVIEW: Session 9 is one of those movies people rent because it’s Saturday night, they’re bored, …

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Film Review: The Rezort (2015)

SYNOPSIS: The ReZort, a post apocalyptic safari, offers paying guests the opportunity to kill zombies in the wake of an outbreak REVIEW: The Rezort—the 2015 British zombie movie directed by Steve Barker—cannot decide which is worse:  heartless corporate greed and opportunism or liberal crusading and do-gooder-ism. So, both are ultimately depicted with equal derision and disdain. And, more importantly for …

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Film Review: Margo (2016)

SYNOPSIS: A female-driven, post-society drama/thriller about love, madness, and humankind’s everlasting hunt for companionship. REVIEW: Having been produced by the Blaquefyre Independent Film Festival – a grassroots organization that brings art to small communities – Margo wears its indie film credentials on its sleeve from minute one. It’s more arthouse than it is horror. Written by Matthew Packman, this is …

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Film Review: Holidays (2016)

SYNOPSIS: A new horror anthology that explores different holidays such as Christmas, Halloween, Valentine’s Day, and several others, all with some sort of twisted and warped theme. REVIEW: When I first heard about Holidays I was pretty excited and thought that it sounded like it could be quite awesome.  I’m a sucker for anthologies (though I will admit that recently …

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Film Review: Lo-Fi Gorgon (2016)

SYNOPSIS: short horror piece about madness and revenge. REVIEW: Another short film for you, kiddies! Today we have LO FI GORGON from Independant Showgirl Films. The film was written and directed by Zane Smith and stars Jessica Heltz. I couldn’t find much information about the film, the filmmaker, or the actor. I did find a page concerning the production company …

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Film Review: Smalltown USA (short film) (2010)

SYNOPSIS: When Sean and Kelly can’t find their campsite, they are relieved to stumble into the quintessential All-American town.Until they meet the welcoming committee. REVIEW: Ok more short films, folks! Today we have SMALLTOWN USA, which appears to be a truly independant production. No IMDB listings, no websites, nothing at all. But I did learn that the film was written …

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Film Review: Viral (2016)

SYNOPSIS: A young woman (Analeigh Tipton) and her family try to survive a viral outbreak that leads to a quarantine. (source Google – as IMDB’s is misleading) REVIEW: First and foremost, let me get this off my chest; VIRAL is, in no way whatsoever, about a virus. SHOCKED?! Well you shouldn’t be. Anyone with a modicum of sentience or sight …

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Film Review: Vamp (1986)

SYNOPSIS: A couple of college students take a trip to a sleazy strip joint to acquire the services of one of the dancers. It doesn’t take long for a night of pleasure to turn into a night of vampire bloodlust. REVIEW: Death by Stiletto Heel… and that’s only the beginning of it. This wacky 80’s romp feels like a combination …

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Film Review: World Of The Dead: The Zombie Diaries 2 (2011)

SYNOPSIS: Three months have passed since a viral outbreak wiped out 99.9% of the world’s population, turning its victims into flesh-eating living dead. In the UK, a surviving band of soldiers and civilians have taken refuge at a rural military barracks. Life in this new world is tough and brutal, but hope appears when a high level communication is received …

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Film Review: Australiens (2014)

SYNOPSIS: When aliens from Uranus attack Australia, it’s up to Andi Gibson, along with friends and family, to defend the country and send the invaders back to where they came from. REVIEW: Rita Artmann plays Andi Gibson, a die-hard proselytizer concerning the existence of aliens, as well as being the head-banging lead singer of the forehead-slapping punk band, Titanium Turtle; …

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Film Review: The Boy Who Cried Werewolf (2010)

SYNOPSIS: A Californian family inherits a castle in Romania. This is especially exciting to the son, who is obsessed with monsters, but not for his awkward sister Jordan who is transformed into a werewolf after being contaminated with lycan infected blood. REVIEW: If you’re looking for a family friendly comedy/horror that’s perfect for a Sunday afternoon with the kids, then …

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Film Review: Basket Case 3: The Progeny (1992)

SYNOPSIS: The saga continues as Duane recovers from his delusional breakdown to find his freakish basket-bound brother Belial will soon become a father. But not everything is joyous as the once tight knit brothers no longer seem to trust each other. REVIEW: Filmed back to back with “Basket Case 2”, director Frank Henenlotter’s third entry of the franchise picks up …

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Film Review: Sick Sock Monsters From Outer Space (2015)

SYNOPSIS: Genovese’s movie takes place in an unspecified year from the future. Captain Pixws and his crew of space pirate sock puppets are forced to delivery tanning beds to every corner of the universe as their star-ship travels through intergalactic space. REVIEW: Sometimes I get to watch movies that I can’t fully wrap my head around. They are so mind-bogglingly …

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