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Film Review: Night Of The Demon (1957)

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“Doctor John Holden ventures to London to attend a paranormal psychology symposium with the intention to expose devil cult leader, Julian Karswell. Holden is a skeptic and does not believe in Karswell’s power. Nonetheless, he accepts an invitation to stay at Karswell’s estate, along with Joanna Harrington, niece of Holden’s confidant who was electrocuted in a bizarre automobile accident. Karswell secretly slips a parchment into Holden’s papers that … Continue reading

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Film Review: THX 1138 (1971)

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“George Lucas adapted this, his first film, from a short he made at University. THX 1138, LUH 3417, and SEN 5241 attempt to escape from a futuristic society located beneath the surface of the Earth. The society has outlawed sex, with drugs used to control the people. THX 1138 stops taking the drugs, and gets LUH 3417 pregnant. They are both thrown in jail where they meet SEN … Continue reading

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Film Review: Chinatown (1974)

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“Jake Gittes is a private detective who seems to specialise in matrimonial cases. He is hired by Evelyn Mulwray when she suspects her husband Hollis, builder of the city’s water supply system, of having an affair. Gittes does what he does best and photographs him with a young girl but in the ensuing scandal, it seems he was hired by an impersonator and not the real Mrs. Mulwray. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Female Slaves Revenge (1997)

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In a small section of Africa a new order has taken over and is starting to eliminate the slave trade. The new order is running out all of the rich and greedy white slave owners and giving all of the property owned by these people back to their proper owners…the former slaves. This is a fictionalized account of what happened to one of these slave owners once the new order … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Possession of David O’Reilly (2010)

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Kate and Alex are your typical young couple who are trying to make it on their own. Little do they know that in only a matter of three days their entire world is about to be turned upside down by the arrival of Alex’s friend David who brings more than just your typical drama into their homestead.

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Year: 2010
Directed by: Andrew Cull and Steven … Continue reading

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Film Review: Brain Dead (2007)

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Film Review: Enter The Void (2009)

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Do you ever wonder what exactly does happen to you after you shudder off this mortal coil? You probably aren’t alone; in fact Gaspar Noe has a very beautiful and twisted vision of what happens to one after they die…. allow him to show you.

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Year: 2010
Directed by: Gaspar Noe
Starring: Nathaniel Brown, Paz De La Huerta, Cyril Roy

“I’m scared of … Continue reading

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Film Review: Psycho Shark (2009)

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Mai and Miki are two young and attractive girls who are traveling to Okinawa for a vacation. Once the girls are settled into their hotel room Miki quickly finds a small video cassette which lets the young girl know that their vacation is about to become a nightmare!

REVIEW:
“I’m going to create many memories!”

Year: 2009
Directed by: John Hijiri

I thought upon seeing the title Psycho … Continue reading

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Film Review: Shadowland (2010)

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Why is it that stupid people working near churches feel the need to just rip things out of the ground, don’t they know things were put there for a reason! Some blundering workers at a site near a church realize this when they suddenly rip a stake out of a cross that is found buried on the churches grounds. Now I might not be the smartest of men, however removing … Continue reading

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Film Review: Kiss The Abyss (2010)

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When a young woman is brutally killed by an intruder, her husband and estranged father conspire to bring her back from the dead with the help of a mysterious desert dweller. Soon after she awakens, she begins to realize that something is horribly wrong…

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How are all of my acolytes all round’ the globe today? I hope you are all suffering & offering penance … Continue reading

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Film Review: Down the Road (Short film) (2008)

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Down the Road is a fifteen-minute animated psychological thriller. Driving home late one evening, Reverend Henry picks up a hitchhiker. The incident seems random, but the mysterious passenger claims to possess psychic powers and discloses a surprising knowledge of the Henry´s innermost thoughts and secrets.

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Animated, short and sweet, this little piece is created in what reminded me of Flash animation style … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Ten Steps (Short film) (2004)

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Set in Ireland, a family moves to a new city neighborhood, taking residence in a large, old house that is rumored to have a dodgy past. Their young daughter Katie is caught in a power outage while the parents are out to dinner, and her father insists that she go down to the basement to fix the fuse. When they’d first moved in, Katie had a panic attack in the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Fringe (Short film) (2008)

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Young Madeleine thinks there’s a man in the dark. Her mother doesn’t believe her, so she sets about to prove it with her Polaroid camera.

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There’s not a whole ton you can say in a review about a horror short that lasts only 5 minutes, but none-the-less this intriguing piece delivers on 2 common fears. One…someone or something in the house and two, the purpose of … Continue reading

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Film Review: Resident Evil: After life (2010)


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Our heroine Alice, heads to Alaska to find safe refuge but only finds an old friend & is stripped of her powers by Wesker. She returns to LA to find the city overrun by Zombies & meets some new allies & a couple of old enemies in the interim..

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Let the Black Saint state this first & foremost before I continue to regale you with my … Continue reading

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Film Review: Class of Nuke’em High (1986)

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You think your high school life was rough, take a look at what the kids at Tromaville High go through in just the span of week; slime coming out of drinking fountains, the honor society turning into motorcycle punks and a monster growing in the fallout shelter. I wonder if that nuclear power plant next door has anything to do with it.

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Directed by: Richard W. Haines, Michael Herz … Continue reading

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Film Review: Princess (2006)

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The 32-year-old clergyman August returns home from years of missionary work abroad because of the death of his sister Christina, who – after going from greatness to the gutter as the famous p*rno star ”The Princess” – has finally died of drug abuse. She has left her five-year-old daughter Mia with Karen, a prostitute. August pays them a visit to bring Mia home with him and become her guardian.

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