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Film Review: Door into Silence (1991)

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After leaving his father’s funeral, businessman Melvin Devereaux (John Savage) sets off on a long drive home through the Louisiana back roads. Along the way, he finds himself ensnared in a horrifying labyrinth of absolute terror. Released in 1991, this psychological thriller is the last film written and directed by Lucio Fulci, the notorious B-movie legend known as the “Godfather of Gore.” Sandi Schultz co-stars.

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Film Review: Drive Thru (2007)

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Nothing ever happens in the tiny Orange County, Calif., town of Blanca Carne, but that’s about to change. Hella Burger’s evil mascot, Horny the Clown (Van De La Plante), is on a murderous rampage. Tired of seeing her friends slaughtered by Horny’s meat cleaver, 17-year-old Mackenzie (Leighton Meester) decides to put an end to his killing spree. Nicholas D’Agosto, Lola Glaudini and Larry Joe Campbell co-star in this darkly comic … Continue reading

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Film Review: Drive-In Horror Show (2009)

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In days long ago, people would come to the drive-in to experience highs and lows. To laugh, or cry…… or scream.
Those days have passed us by, and all the drive-ins have long since closed their doors. Those great movies have been forgotten.

But some films won’t stay dead.

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Drive-in Horror Show is quite a work of passion. Not only do these folks get the old school way … Continue reading

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Film Review: Downloading Nancy (2008)

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The story follows the fate of the unhappy wife Nancy who orders the guy she meets over the Internet to kill her, but the two of them fall in love.

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Have you ever been so lonely, so lost , so incomplete that death seems like the only escape? Downloading Nancy is exactly that tale. Based on true events.

Calling this film a horror film would be incorrect. A somber … Continue reading

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Film Review: Jaws (1975)

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The people of the small island town of Amity are being attacked by a giant Great White shark during their busy summer season when tourists flood the town. Three men (The Police Chief, a Marine Biologist & a grizzled fisherman) set out to hunt it down & kill it before it can claim any more victims in it’s razor sharp teeth.

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You know faithful acolytes, there are only a … Continue reading

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Film Review: Season Of The Witch (2010)

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Two knights of the crusade are enlisted to transport a suspected witch to a monastery where she will be put on trial for being suspected of bringing the black plague upon the land, killing thousands. But they end up with a lot more than they can handle from the young girl and end up in a fight for their lives.

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“Do you ever get the feeling … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dread (2009)

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Assisted by two naĂŻve classmates, duplicitous Quaid (Shaun Evans) conducts a devious research project examining students’ innermost fears. Once armed with this data, Quaid methodically torments his hapless subjects, taking full advantage of their weaknesses. Adapted from a short story by fright master Clive Barker, writer and director Anthony DiBlasi’s horror movie offers a potent mixture of heart-pounding thrills and extreme violence.

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Dread is a 2009 film inspired by … Continue reading

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Film Review: Trunk (2009)

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A young waitress is kidnapped out of a parking garage and shoved into the trunk of a large automobile. She struggles for a bit before she finds out that the man who has kidnapped her has set up microphones and speakers around her. Obviously this isn’t the kidnappers first time at this.

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Director: Straw Weisman
Starring: Jennifer Day and David Blanchard

“If you don’t want a nightmare I … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dorothy Mills (2008)

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Shortly after the tragic death of her husband and young son, psychiatrist Jane Morton (Carice van Houten) is summoned to a small island to look into the case surrounding Dorothy Mills (Jenn Murray), a teenage girl accused of strangling a small child. After surmising that Dorothy is suffering from multiple personality disorder, Jane is forced to square off against the community pastor (Gary Lewis), who’s convinced that Dorothy is possessed.

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Film Review: Desert of Blood (2008)

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A character-driven horror film about a vampire who escapes from fifty years of captivity beneath the Mexican desert. On his quest for vengeance, he is unexpectedly sidetracked when he falls in love with a young woman visiting from the States. His efforts to deny the monster inside him ultimately prove hopeless, as his ever-growing rage finally triggers a bloody terror spree.

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Film Review: Evilution (2008)

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A microscopic alien life form has been discovered with the ability to possess the living and resurrect the dead. The United States Army has tried to communicate with it but failed. Instead, the military has tried to create a genetically altered version of the alien in order to resurrect dead soldiers on the battlefield. The alien fights back, turning soldier against soldier. Young scientist Darren Hall kidnaps the last pure … Continue reading

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Film Review: Drag me to Hell (2009)

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A loan officer ordered to evict an old woman from her home finds herself the recipient of a supernatural curse, which turns her life into a living hell. Desperate, she turns to a seer to try and save her soul, while evil forces work to push her to a breaking point.

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At long last a new Sam Raimi film in the horror genre since his Spiderman projects. Being a … Continue reading

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Film Review: Piranha 3D (2010)

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Lake Victoria is usually a pretty quiet place until Spring Break when thousands of college kids go there to have a drunken blast. Unfortunately things are going to be a little different this year as an underwater tremor has released an army of vicious, prehistoric piranhas who gleefully devour anyone they come across. It’s up to Sheriff Forester (Elizabeth Shue) and seismic researcher Novak (Adam … Continue reading

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Film Review: Surrogates (2009)

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Set in a futuristic world where humans live in isolation and interact through surrogate robots, a cop (Willis) is forced to leave his home for the first time in years in order to investigate the murders of others’ surrogates.

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14 years ago, the world creates the first synthetic brain, 11 years ago…the military steps in and the use of surrogates becomes part of daily life, 7 years ago….. … Continue reading

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Film Review: The New Girls (2009)

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One of the most prolific filmmakers on the no-budget scene, the Jim-Van-Bebber-Through-the-Looking-Glass Sonny Fernandez, is at it again, with the entire crew in tow for his latest feature, The New Girls. This time out, we’re dealing with vampires, and…whoa, what? A daytime shot?!? Did that just happen?

Yes, yes it did, and that’s a lot of what this movie is about: something new. We’ve all seen vampire movies, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Trippin (2009)

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Three couples go to a remote cabin in the woods and, lo and behold, bad things happen.

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Devi Snively comes at us with a full feature full of drug humor, killings, camping, sex and more drugs. When 3 couples decide to head out to a remote cabin for a getaway, the skies the limit as they encounter more than they bargained for. Based on a true story, we are … Continue reading

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