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Film Review: HellHounds (2009)

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A Greek warrior must travel to the Underworld and battle killer hellhounds in order to rescue his murdered bride from the clutches of Hades.

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Directed by Rick Shroder (yes, the same Ricky from “Silver Spoons”) comes a film by the title of “Hell Hounds”. The film is one of the ongoing “Maneater” series releases put out by Genius Entertainment. In fact you can check out all the titles … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hell House The Book of Samiel (2009)

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Every small town across America has that one house that teenagers dare each other to visit. The Shively house isn’t much different from the rest of these ghost stories, except its not really ghosts that occupy the Shively house. Something there is celebrating its ten year anniversary and the four teenagers who have decided to spend the night in the “haunted house” have no idea just what kind of night they are … Continue reading

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Film Review: HellBride (2008)

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Lee Parker and Nicole Meadows are all set to be married. There are, however, one or two problems on the horizon. Nicole’s engagement ring is cursed; once the property of a wronged bride who went on a killing spree, the ring has a history of bringing death and destruction to all who come in contact with it. Not only that, but Nicole’s father has become involved in a fearsome dispute … Continue reading

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Film Review: Growth (2009)

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Jamie has just discovered that she has inherited some land from her late uncle. Unfortunately the guy wasn’t the most stable person in the world and twenty years ago he had conducted a bizarre experiment ago involving parasitic creatures in order to better humankind. The experiment goes horribly wrong (of course) and many people are killed as a result. Jamie and some friends go to check out the island … Continue reading

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Film Review: America’s 60 Greatest Unsolved Mysteries & Crimes

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2 DVDs spanning over 7 hours of material! This hot collection from Mill Creek Entertaiment has tons of controversial subejct matter all nicely and neatly packaged under one roof. The site lists the film as 9.95 which makes for a cool way to see al the history channel type material in one sitting.  As an enthussiast I’ve read countless books on the material covered here. Roswell, JFK, Babe Ruth, Jersey Devil, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Marebito (2004)

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A fear-obsessed freelance cameraman (Shinya Tsukamoto) investigates an urban legend involving mysterious spirits that haunt the subways of Tokyo.

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Director: Takashi Shimizu
Producer: Tatsuhiko Hirata
Music: Toshiyuki Takine
Cinematographer: Tsukasa Tanabe
Editor: Masahiro Ugajin

Actors: Shinya Tsukamoto * Tomomi Miyash*ta * Kazuhrio Nakahara * Miho Ninagawa * Shun Sugata

After watching this I was reminded of several different movies. MERMAID IN A MANHOLE , LITTLE … Continue reading

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Film Review: Brainscan (1994)

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Michael (Edward Furlong) is a typical suburban teenager. Isolated from his distant father and dead mother, he finds refuge in horror fanzines and gory slasher flicks. When he plugs into Brainscan, an interactive game where the player initiates all-too-real murders, he’s confident he can beat the wisecracking game master … until he finds a severed foot in the fridge and belatedly realizes there may be more to Brainscan than he … Continue reading

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Film Review: All Night Long (1992) – CAT III

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Three youths of differing walks-of-life develop an unhinged friendship after witnessing the gory slaying of a young girl and ultimately turn into murderers themselves on a night filled with bad karma.

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Director: Katsuya Matsumura

Cast: Eisuke Tsunoda, Ryosuke Suzuki, Yoji Ietomi, Hiromasa Taguchi, Ryoka Suzuki, Yumi Goto, Yumi Kayama

The Examination: Hard-to-find Japanese extreme series makes its way to DVD courtesy of Tokyo Shock in the first of three films overseeing the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Battlefield Baseball (2003)

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Battlefield Baseball is a tough game–it doesn’t end until all the members on the opposing team are dead. In this game the Gedo High team is composed of blue-faced zombies, and their opponents on the Seido High team know they don’t have a chance at beating them unless they can bring back a star pitcher who has a lethal pitch called the Super Tornado, but who … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Roommate (2010)

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A paranormal thriller involving two young women who start off as roommates but become much more. These working ladies have such a wonderful time living together, sharing their new home. Their friendship gets deeper, until a bond of love forms between them. But soon their world is terrorized by an uninvited “guest” who possesses one of them. The demonic entity uses her like a puppet to murder innocent people, leaving … Continue reading

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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: 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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