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Film Review: Corridors of Blood (1958)


SYNOPSIS: In the days before anesthesia, surgeon Dr. Thomas Bolton (Boris Karloff) experiments on himself with a newly discovered gas in this classic horror thriller. The good doctor soon becomes addicted to the gas, and his desperation for the drug leads him to make a diabolical bargain with a gang of body snatchers who provide hospitals with corpses for dissection: ...

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Film Review: Catch-22 (1970)

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SYNOPSIS: “A bombardier during World War Two tries desperately to escape the insanity of the war. However, sometimes insanity is the only sane way cope with a crazy situation. Catch-22 is a parody of the military mentality and bureaucratic society in general.” (courtesy IMDB) REVIEW: Hot off the enormously successful film The Graduate (1967), director Mike Nichols could have had ...

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Film Review: The Eerie Midnight Horror Show (aka The Sexorcist) (1978)


SYNOPSIS: Satan arises seeking bloody revenge in the guise of an ancient sculpture with a shocking history. The lifelike carving comes to life and rapes a beautiful art student, possessing her soul. In a series of twisted orgies with the unholy demon, the girl is stirred into a manic frenzy, unable to control her sexual impulses. When psychiatrists and doctors ...

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Film Review: Event Horizon (1997)


SYNOPSIS: A rescue crew investigates a spaceship that disappeared into a black hole and has now returned…with someone or something new on-board. REVIEW: It’s quite possible that Event Horizon may be among one of the most chilling films ever created. Then again the backlash from critics and sci fi horror fans complaining of plot holes, fragmented storylines and a genre ...

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Film Review: I Saw the Devil (2010)


SYNOPSIS: A secret agent tracks a serial killer who murdered his fiancΓ©e. REVIEW: While we’ve seen our share of psycho-kills-for-the-fun-of-it films, “I Saw the Devil” actually is one of those stand out movies that might have you even questioning the morality of some of the content. In its gritty cold performances we meet up with secret agent Dae-hoon (Byung-hun Lee) ...

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Film Review: Crowley (aka. Chemical Wedding) (2008)


SYNOPSIS: A botched experiment in virtual reality transmits the soul of infamous British occultist Aleister Crowley into the body of shy professor Haddo (Simon Callow), whose life quickly descends into a maelstrom of sex, violence and depraved behavior. Eager to foil Haddo’s Satanic efforts is handsome physicist Dr. Joshua Mathers (Kal Weber). Iron Maiden vocalist Bruce Dickinson co-wrote the screenplay ...

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Film Review: Bereavement (2010)


SYNOPSIS: The horrific account of 6 year old Martin Bristol, abducted from his backyard swing and forced to witness the brutal crimes of a deranged madman REVIEW: Director Stevan Mena’s β€œBereavement” is a prequel of sorts to his earlier film β€œMalevolence”. It tells the story of 6 year old Martin Bristol who is abducted from his own backyard by a ...

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Film Review: Video Nasties – The Definitive Guide (2010)


SYNOPSIS: Prepare to be corrupted and depraved once more as Nucleus Films releases the definitive guide to the Video Nasties phenomenon – one of the most extraordinary and scandalous eras in the history of British film. For the first time ever on DVD, TRAILERS to all 72 films that fell foul of the Director of Public Prosecutions are featured with ...

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Film Review: Exorcist II The Heretic (1977)

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SYNOPSIS: “Doctor Gene Tuskin works with troubled children, perhaps none more troubled than Regan MacNeil, who suffers from bad dreams and repressed memories. The memories she represses are of the time she was possessed by a demon. Doctor Tuskin’s invention, a device that hypnotises two persons and links their minds together, reveals that the demon, named Pazuzu, still lurks within ...

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Film Review: Hellraiser 2: Hellbound (1988)


SYNOPSIS: After solving a creepy puzzle, unscrupulous Det. Joseph Thorne (Craig Sheffer) finds himself trapped in hell with the hair-raising ghoul Pinhead (Doug Bradley) and a murderer at large. Thorne tries to outwit Pinhead and discover the killer’s identity in an effort to escape, but the trail keeps leading back to one man: Thorne. As his transgressions begin to torment ...

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Film Review: Henry Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986)


SYNOPSIS: One of the most notorious films of the 1980s still terrifies. Serial killer Henry serves as mentor to dim-witted fellow killer Otis and as the object of his sister’s affections. Trouble is, Henry’s heart is too hard for friendship to penetrate. Disturbing, chilling and full of knockout power, this cult classic includes a half-hour interview with writer-director John McNaughton. ...

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Film Review: Helter Skelter (1976)


SYNOPSIS: Steve Railsback gives a haunting performance as charismatic cult leader Charles Manson in this graphic three-hour made-for-TV movie about the grisly Sharon Tate/La Bianca murders orchestrated by Manson. Based on Vince Bugliosi’s novel, the movie demonstrates the almost hypnotic pull Manson exerted over his impressionable followers — a devotion that led to the brutal killings in the Hollywood hills. ...

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Film Review: Killer Tongue (La lengua asesina) (1996)


SYNOPSIS: This horror story involves a woman hiding out with four pastel colored poodles in a desert gas station with the loot from a heist while her boy friend does prison time. A meteorite crashes near the station transforming the woman into an alien being with a gigantic voracious tongue and her poodles are transformed into four drag queens. The ...

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