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Film Review: Legion (2010)

SYNOPSIS: An out-of-the-way diner becomes the unlikely battleground for the survival of the human race. When God loses faith in humankind, he sends his legion of angels to bring on the Apocalypse. Humanity’s only hope lies in a group of strangers trapped in a desert diner with the Archangel Michael (Bettany). REVIEW: Legion, another one bred from the “war in …

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Film Review: Exorcismus (The Possession of Emma Evans) (2010)

SYNOPSIS: A family allows their young daughter’s exorcism to be recorded secretly. REVIEW: You know acolytes, I think I’ve made it clear in the past that if there is one thing The Black Saint doesn’t like to watch are films that deal with Satanic possessions. Ever since the summer of 73′ when I first viewed “The Exorcist” (the only time …

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Film Review: Necrosis (2009)

SYNOPSIS: In 2009, six friends arrive at an isolated cabin to enjoy a long weekend in the snow. An epic snowstorm interrupts their vacation, trapping them on the mountain and resurrecting the haunting ghosts of the Donner Party. REVIEW: Who says adding 80’s pop icons in horror films isn’t cool? At least it seems to be this year with Tiffany …

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Film Review: The Tomb (Ligeia) (2009)

SYNOPSIS: Successful writer and scholar Jonathan Merrick falls under the spell of the irresistible, bewitchingly beautiful Ligeia. She’s fighting a fatal illness and she will stop at nothing to defeat death, her one true enemy. She steals other people’s souls and on her quest to immortality she tricks Jonathan into supporting her work, breaking him apart from his fiancé Rowena …

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Film Review: Ominous (2009)

SYNOPSIS: When the Callahans travel to the mountains for a summer getaway, their peaceful plans for the weekend are interrupted by supernatural spirits from the past. Mitch (Joseph Anthony Jette) and Christina (Elizabeth Purdy) deal with their personal demons as the their children, Scott (NIck Wolf), Gavin (Sean Patrick Flaherty) and Sara (Melissa Selinas) uncover the paranormal world that surrounds …

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Film Review: The Violent Kind (2010)

SYNOPSIS: One night at a secluded farmhouse deep in the Northern California woods, a small group of hardened young bikers and their girlfriends are tormented when one of the girls becomes savagely possessed and a gang of “Rockabillies” seemingly from the 1950’s descends upon them to collect what is growing inside her REVIEW: Director – Mitchell Altieri, Phil Flores Starring …

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Film Review: Necroville (2007)

SYNOPSIS: Slackers Jack (Billy Garberina) and Alex (Adam Jarmon Brown) get hired at the local exterminating company, Zom-B-Gone, only to discover that the new job involves eliminating the zombies, vampires, werewolves and other undead creatures that plague the city. Jack’s new responsibilities alienate his demanding girlfriend, Penny (Brandy Bluejacket), and the situation only gets worse when her ex-boyfriend returns to …

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Film Review: NeoWolf (2010)

SYNOPSIS: When an aspiring rock musician TONY returns to his college town to make up with his estranged girlfriend ROSEMARY, he finds his life taking an unexpected turn to the dark side when he encounters a mysterious rock band NEOWOLF led by rocker VINCE and the alluring band girl PAULA. When Rosemary’s best friend KEVIN turns up dead, Rosemary seeks …

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Film Review: Halloween II (H2) (2009)

SYNOPSIS: Laurie Strode struggles to come to terms with her brother Michael’s deadly return to Haddonfield, Illinois; meanwhile, Michael prepares for another reunion with his sister. REVIEW: Directed by: Rob Zombie Written by: Rob Zombie Starring: Scout Taylor-Compton, Tyler Mane, Malcolm McDowell, Brad Dourif, Sheri Moon Zombie Remakes of horror movies tend to be popular throughout the themes of many …

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Film Review: Hallow’s Eve – Slaughter on 2nd Street (2008)

SYNOPSIS: Days before the annual opening of Slaughter on Second Street, Owensboro’s premiere haunted attraction, a tragedy befalls one of their own. Despite pleas from the manager, Buck Masters, the attraction is shut down until the mystery is solved. In his frustration, Buck devises a plan to get the haunt back on its feet and make some extra money while …

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Film Review: Halloween II (1981)

SYNOPSIS: This bloodier sequel picks up where the original ended. An injured Jamie Lee Curtis recuperates in the hospital not knowing that murderous Michael Myers is licking his wounds in a nearby room. The hospital setting makes for spooky sequences with Myers’ slow footsteps echoing loudly on the tile floor. The diagnosis for impressionable viewers: long nights of insomnia. REVIEW: …

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Film Review: Inferno (1980)

SYNOPSIS: One of the Italian horror mastermind’s finest films, Inferno. In this chilling mystery, the tenants of a Manhattan apartment are terrorized by deadly spirits — among other equally gruesome things, they’re decapitated, clawed to death by cats, burned and attacked by a knife-wielding killer. This semi-sequel to Argento’s 1977 film Suspiria is stylish, violent and classy all at the …

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