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Film Review: Exam (2009)

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Eight talented candidates have reached the final stage of selection to join the ranks of a mysterious and powerful corporation. Entering a windowless room, an Invigilator gives them eighty minutes to answer one simple question. He outlines three rules they must obey or be disqualified: don’t talk to him or the armed guard by the door, don’t spoil their papers and don’t leave the room. He starts the clock and … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Last Airbender (2010)

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Four nations tied by destiny (Air, Water, Earth & Fire) are in a state of upheaval when the Fire nation begins a war against the other nations. 100 yrs. have passed & the destruction The Fire Nation has showed no sign of abatement. But there is one whose destiny is to be the last Avatar with the ability to control all four of the elements. His name is Aang & he … Continue reading

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Film Review: Don’t Look Up (2009)

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Marcus is on the verge of being a washed up horror film director. His first film made him a “wonder kid” however his second film didn’t do so hot. Marcus however doesn’t get his inspiration the way most do, you see Marcus is actually able to see ghosts and their stories which he soon turns into films. One would think Marcus would have it made, however some ghosts simply don’t … Continue reading

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Film Review: Pickman’s Muse (2009)

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Robert Pickman is an artist who has seemed to have lost his passion. Robert sees a doctor who makes sure that Robert is constantly in supply of pills to make him feel better, even Roberts landlady wants to help by introducing him to her pretty niece. Robert however doesn’t need love or emotion he just needs an inspiration and soon it comes….but is it really want he wants?

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Film Review: Mad Ron’s Prevue’s From Hell (1987)

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A horde of zombies descend upon a local movie theatre ready to enjoy the evenings show. Tonight is a very special night for the undead since projectionist “Mad Ron” has decided to show the audience some of the greatest grind house and exploitation film trailers from the 1970’s and early 80’s….Just don’t mind the couple who seem to be “necking” beside you.

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Directed by: Jim Monaco
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Film Review: The Devil Rides Out (1968)

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The Duc de Richeleau and his friend Rex discover their young charge Simon has fallen in with the powers of Darkness and is about to be baptized into the service of evil. The Duc is fortunately versed in such matters and finds himself locked in a duel with the deadly Mocata, disciple of the left-hand path.

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Film Review: Someone’s Knocking at the Door (2009)

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Returning to the medical school where they were test subjects decades ago, a pair of outrageously twisted serial killers use shockingly brutal sex acts to start killing off a group of drugged-out med students. Now, the students must find a way out of their trippy hallucinations to defend themselves against the maniacs.

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Directed By: Chad Ferrin
Written By: Chad Ferrin, Rosie Roberts, and Roham Ghodsi
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Film Review: Graphic Sexual Horror (2009)

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Graphic Sexual Horror takes a peek behind the terrifying facade of Insex.com, the most notorious of bondage web sites, exploring the dark mind of its artistic creator and asking hard questions about personal responsibility. Original Insex footage, behind-the-scenes interactions, and interviews with PD, models, members, and staff reveal deep fascinations with bondage and sadomasochism that run parallel, and in fact become irreversibly entwined with the lure of money.

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Film Review: House of Black Wings (2010)

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After a tragic act of violence cuts short her music career, Kate Stone is returning to a city full of ex-fans and ex-friends. Taking shelter with her last friend, a struggling artist named Robyn Huck, the two women work to restore the aging courtyard apartment building Robyn has inherited. But a terrible secret infests the venerable structure, and soon Kate will be haunted by horrific dreams, sinister apparitions, and … Continue reading

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Film Review: Crypt Of The Living Dead (1972)

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“Two archaeologists on a scientific dig come across a vampire burial ground and discover that the creatures are about to awaken and attack a nearby village.” (courtesy IMDB)

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This week I have the Spanish-American co-production Crypt Of The Living Dead (1972). If the title seems a little generic, what about Vampire Woman, or Vampire Women, or even Young Hannah Queen Of The Vampires? They’re all the same film. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Creature From The Haunted Sea (1961)

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“American crook Renzo Capetto sees a chance to make a bundle when a Caribbean island has a revolution. He plans to help loyalists (and the national treasury) escape on his boat, then kill the men and blame their deaths on a mythical sea monster. Trouble ensues when the real monster shows up!” (courtesy IMDB)

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This week I discuss the last film in my trilogy of terror – okay, … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Corpse Vanishes (1942)

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“Doctor Lorenz, a mad scientist, wants to keep his elderly wife young. He does this by kidnapping young females and extracting fluid from them. He then injects this fluid into his wife. What a diabolical guy!” (courtesy IMDB)

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The curiosity from the nether regions of the Public Domain that I’m discussing for your entertainment this week is The Corpse Vanishes (1942), an above-average film from the poverty row … Continue reading

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Film Review: Chiller (1985)

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“Corporate executive Miles Creighton dies, and is cryogenically frozen in the hopes that he can be revived. Ten years later, the procedure is a success, and Miles returns – without his soul.” (courtesy IMDB)

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Welcome To The Wooorld Of Tomorrow! as corporate executive Miles Creighton is cryogenically frozen for ten years until a suitable liver transplant is found and revive him. Unfortunately, his priest informs him his mind … Continue reading

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Film Review: Carrie (1976)

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“The story of Carrie White, a girl brought up, almost in isolation, by her psychotically religious mother Margaret. After an embarrassing incident in the showers causes her fellow pupils to tease Carrie ruthlessly, her teacher Miss Desjardin disciplines them severely. Determined to have revenge, the other students hatch a plot against Carrie, which turns horribly wrong when Carrie’s strange mental powers are unleashed during the school prom.” (courtesy IMDB)

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Film Review: Carnival Of Souls (1962)

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“Mary Henry is enjoying the day by riding around in a car with two friends. When challenged to a drag, the women accept, but are forced off of a bridge. It appears that all are drowned, until Mary, quite some time later, amazingly emerges from the river. After recovering, Mary accepts a job in a new town as a church organist, only to be dogged by a mysterious phantom figure … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Cabinet Of Doctor Caligari (1919)

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“A horror film that surpasses all others. Alan relates the story of traveling magician Doctor Caligari and Cesare. Their arrival in a town coincides with savage killings. Secretly Caligari was an asylum director who hypnotizes Cesare to murder. But the final reel contains something which will leave an audience shattered. It blows away all your moral certainties and beliefs. This is the true power of its horror. To leave you … Continue reading

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Film Review: A Bucket Of Blood (1959)

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“Walter Paisley is a bit of a square and he very much envies the hip beatniks he sees at the club where he works as a busboy. Walter has dreams of being an artist but has no talent. He tries sculpture but has little success until he finds a unique way of capturing vivid images of a dead cat, a dying man and a sexy model. His employer soon figures … Continue reading

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Film Review: A Boy And His Dog (1975)

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“Don Johnson plays a young man in a post-nuclear war world who has an interesting friend, a telepathic dog. The dog gives him an advantage in dealing with the barbaric world he lives in. When Johnson finds one place that has escaped the devastation of the war, he also finds some rather odd attitudes.” (courtesy IMDB)

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A Utopia is a good place. A Dystopia is a bad place. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Bloody Pit Of Horror (1965)

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“A photographer and his models go to an old, abandoned castle to shoot some sexy covers for horror novels. Unbeknown to them, the castle is inhabited by a lunatic who believes himself to be the reincarnated spirit of a 17th-century executioner whose job it is to protect the castle against intruders.” (courtesy IMDB)

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He was a homicidal maniac who lived to kill, they were a bunch of actors … Continue reading

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Film Review: They Don’t cut the Grass Anymore! (1985)

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It’s country folk versus city slickers when homicidal Texas lawn trimmers Billy Buck and Jacob head to the wilds of the Long Island suburbs to ply their trade. But these resourceful good ol’ boys don’t just use lawnmowers for grass; they find that people make for good mowing’, too! Soon those green, immaculate lawns are dripping red with the blood of unsuspecting yuppies, and you might be next! Complete with … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dark House (2009)

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Trying to exorcise her worst memories, Claire (Meghan Ory) returns to the foster home where she witnessed a terrible massacre years ago. Capitalizing on its history, a mysterious showman (Jeffrey Combs) has turned the infamous mansion into a haunted-house attraction. Claire and her friends soon realize that a demonic force has taken over the building and they’ve been locked inside with a malevolent spirit who wants to perpetrate another mass murder.

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