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Film Review: Campfire Tales (1997)

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Horror takes a detour deep into the woods. Returning home from a concert and driving recklessly, four teenagers crash their car on a deserted road. To ward off the cold, they build a fire and wait for help. But the hair-raising stories they tell around the fire put a deeper chill into the night. Each tale is more lurid, more horrifying, more shocking than anything they’ve heard before. Yet … Continue reading

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Film Review: WatchUsDie.com (2001)

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Director – Ryan Woo
Screenplay – Keith Strandberg

Murder has just logged in. If you saw what you thought was a murder on the Internet, what would you do? Set in a voyeur site called WatchUsDorm.com, viewers are given the chance to watch the everyday lives of eight beautiful women living in the house. These girls are live, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Wrong Turn 3: Left For Dead (2009)

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A group of people find themselves trapped in the backwoods of West Virginia, fighting for their lives against a group of vicious and horribly disfigured inbred cannibals.

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The freaks are back for another round of kill the intruders. Wrong Turn 3 takes a bit of the original and combines it with 2 stories in 1 kind of premise. The opener sets the stage for a nice round of brutality … Continue reading

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Film Review: Wrong Turn 2 (2007)

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A survival reality show goes terribly wrong when the contestants accidentally stumble upon a clan of mutant hayseed cannibals eager to make a feast of the young TV stars who’ve ventured onto the flesheaters’ woodland turf. As the players begin to vanish, the survivors struggle to find their way out of the remote West Virginia forest before they become the next meal. Henry Rollins and Erica Leerhsen head the cast … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Runaways (2010)

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Based on the novel Neon Angel: The Cherie Currie Story, “The Runaways” tells the true story of how five girls who dreamed of being rock stars were put together by a record producer to form what he believed would be a band as big as The Beatles. Unfortunately substance abuse, in fighting, jealousy, and personal problems get in the way and eventually lead to the band’s downfall.

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I really … Continue reading

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Film Review: Zombie Strippers (2008)

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A deadly government-controlled virus strikes a small Nebraska strip club, where the head dancer is quickly infected and transformed into a flesh-eating zombie — and becomes an instant hit with the customers. To be or not to be a zombie: That is the question facing the remaining jealous strippers in this outrageous horror comedy, starring slasher icon Robert Englund (best known as Freddy Krueger) and adult-entertainment icon Jenna Jameson.

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Film Review: Golden Earrings (2010)

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Ronnie and Sara are roommates as well as best friends (though it seems that Ronnie wants to take their relationship to the next level). Sara leaves one night to go see her mother (and sort of boyfriend) for the weekend, leaving Ronnie lonely and depressed. She gets even more depressed after getting a cryptic message from the Ouija board and then when Sara seems to just disappear off the face … Continue reading

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Film Review: Drive-in cult Classic Set – 32 movie pack set

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Wow~ what a calamity! 32 Drive in Grind-housy films . What a great way to have so much and yet keep the space on your DVD shelf minimized. Yes there are a few classic titles here that really make this a steal…if you havent spotted them, then you should check out…” The Creeping Terror”, “The Devil’s Hand” ,”the Hearse”…..with such fun titles as “The Pom Pom Girls”,  … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Haunting of Lisa (1996)

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A young and innocent girl named Lisa receives mysterious visions about the murder of a young child. When the visions become increasingly more intense, Lisa’s parents ask for the help of a priest to figure out what is going on. Are Lisa’s visions real? What are they trying to say? Soon, these visions set in motion a search for the killer who may also be responsible for other deaths and … Continue reading

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Film Review: From the Dead of Night (1989)

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After having a near death experience Joanna finds her life in constant danger. She begins to believe that certain forces are trying to bring her back into the world of the dead. Her boyfriend Glen thinks she’s crazy so Joanna turns to her ex-boyfriend, Peter. It just so happens that Peter is a strong believer in the supernatural and even teaches a course on it at a local college. Together … Continue reading

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Film Review: Trick or Treat (1986)

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After learning that his rock ‘n’ roll idol (Tony Fields) died in a fire, teen outcast Eddie Weinbauer (Marc Price) consults a local DJ (Gene Simmons of Kiss) and learns that he can bring his hero back to life by playing his final album backward. With a resuscitated rock star by his side, Eddie’s sure he can rule his high school. But on the night of the annual Halloween dance, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Triangle (2009)

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When Jess sets sail on a yacht with a group of friends, she cannot shake the feeling that there is something wrong. Her suspicions are realized when the yacht hits a storm and the group is forced to board a passing ocean liner to get to safety, a ship Jess is convinced she’s been on before. The ship appears deserted, the clock on board has stopped, but they are not … Continue reading

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Film Review: Ice From the Sun (1999)

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The angels in Heaven and the devils in Hell have a common enemy: The Presence, a being who dominates a dimension gorged with terror and bloodshed. Alison is the mortal recruited to hunt down and assassinate The Presence. She must journey through this universe of chaos and depravity, enveloped by the screams of the tortured and the stench of the long dead.

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Ice from the Sun takes advantage of … Continue reading

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Film Review: Rosemary’s Baby (1968)

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“Rosemary and Guy Woodhouse move into an apartment in a building with a bad reputation. They discover that their neighbours are a very friendly elderly couple named Roman and Minnie Castevet, and Guy begins to spend a lot of time with them. Strange things start to happen: A woman Rosemary meets in the washroom dies a mysterious death, Rosemary has strange dreams and hears strange noises and Guy becomes remote and … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Roly Poly Man (1994)

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“This remarkable little film is a wonderful homage to the talents of the late Paul Chubb, who for once was able to showcase his ability as the lead in a feature film. He’s private detective Dirk Trent, a collector of cigarette butts, a ‘smooth’ ladies man, a wearer of bad suits, and he’s convinced there’s more to an incident he caught on tape, where a man seemed about to murder … Continue reading

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Film Review: Robot Monster (1953)

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“Ro-Man, an alien that looks remarkably like a gorilla in a diving helmet, has destroyed all but six people on the planet Earth. He spends the entire film trying to finish off these survivors, but complications arise when he falls for the young woman in the group.” (courtesy IMDB)

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I’ve been up to my coccyx in letters asking for more apocalyptic End-Of-The-World cinematic experiences. At least I think … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Bisbee Cannibal Club (2010)

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Vegetarians are disappearing from the little town of Bisbee, AZ. When a group of locals discover that their secret hallucinatory cactus garden has been used as a human barbeque and burial site, the existance of Bisbee Cannibals becomes apparent. They form a vigilante gang to avenge their garden, perhaps save a vegetarian or two from being eaten, and have a little fun in the process.

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Film Review: Bloodbath – 12 Movie Compilation

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Mill Creek churns out the creepy box sets with loads of horror to fill any weekend. This latest set called BloodBath contaisn some pretty worthy titles, that were previously more expensive just as single releases.  The below is the offical synopsis tally for these films which have my interest peaked. Some of the more stronger titles that at least I have seen or are on my list to be seen include: … Continue reading

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Film Review: 2012 – An Awakening (2009)

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The year 2012 is predicted to be one of great change in cultures spanning the globe. A 26,000 year alignment will occur on the 21 December 2012, will it be the end of the world or the end of time as we know it?

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We are living in a very unique time. Scientists and researchers of various levels seem to be coming forward with an almost prophetic vision of … Continue reading

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Film Review: Held Hostage (2009)

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What if the ultimate nightmare is just the beginning? After three masked gunman break into her home, bank manager Michelle Estey (Julie Benz, TV’s Dexter) and her young daughter are duct-taped with explosives and threatened with death unless Michelle cooperates in a daring bank heist. Terrified, Michelle agrees to their demands. She and her daughter are left unharmed, but Michelle soon realizes that, after the robbery, they … Continue reading

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Film Review: Death Note (2006)

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Some teenagers walk around with a chip on their shoulder: Light Yagami, the alienated hero of the macabre fantasy-adventure Death Note (2006) has a Shinigami (god of death) named Ryuk hovering over his shoulder. Although he’s one of the top-ranked high school students in Japan, Light is repulsed by the lack of justice he sees in the world–until he finds Ryuk’s notebook, the Death Note. If anyone … Continue reading

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