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Film Review: August Underground (2001)

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SYNOPSIS: Two serial killers go on a murdering rampage as one films the outcome from behind a video camera. One of the most realistically portrayed simulated snuff films. REVIEW: Written by: Fred Vogel and Alan Peters Directed by: Fred Vogel Staring: Fred Vogel, Stephen Vogel, Casey Eganey, Victoria Jones, Aaron Labonte and Ben Labonte Hell-o, gore hounds and hunters of ...

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Film Review: Atrocity Circle (2005)

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SYNOPSIS: After medical student Brandon (Chris Workman) helps a sexual assault victim in the emergency room, the aspiring doctor’s repressed memories surface and drive him to seek revenge on the brutes who raped a friend years earlier. But meting out rough justice proves harder than he imagined when Brandon finds the culprits — who’ve become bone fide psychopaths. Not for ...

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Film Review: Kill Devil Hill (short film) (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: “Kill Devil Hill” is a short film based on an unsolved crime that triggered a bizarre series of murders through out North Carolina. REVIEW: Kill Devil Hill is a debut horror short directed by Robert “Ace” Jordan. The 12 minute piece is an introduction short that reenacts a crime case that occurred in North Carolina. The town of “Kill ...

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Film Review: Madame O (1967) – CAT III

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SYNOPSIS: At the tender age of sixteen, Seiko (Michiko Aoyama) was sexually abused by three men. This horrifying attack scarred her mentally and resulted in her getting pregnant and infected with syphilis. Now a well-respected doctor in Japan, she practices medicine by day and prowls the city streets at night in search of lovers. Possessing a raging desire for revenge ...

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Film Review: The Return of the Living Dead (1985)

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SYNOPSIS: When a bumbling pair of employees at a medical supply warehouse accidentally release a deadly gas into the air, the vapors cause the dead to re-animate as they go on a rampage through Louisville, Kentucky seeking their favorite food, brains. REVIEW: “Return of the Living Dead” easily stands as one of the greatest zombie comedy films of all time. ...

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Film Review: Recycled Parts (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: On a Friday night, five college friends cruise downtown looking for a popular nightclub. Momentarily distracted, their driver mows down a pregnant woman. The panicked kids contemplate ditching the scene until a strange doctor arrives to offer his assistance. The frightened kids enter his bizarre office and end up trapped in a macabre underworld where body parts are extracted ...

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Film Review: Black Ops (aka Dead Water) (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: When a WWII-era battleship, reactivated and deployed in the Persian Gulf for black-op interrogations, falls radio silent, an elite Marine task force, along with an NCIS investigator and two scientists, are sent to apprehend the terrorists… Only to find a more devious enemy. REVIEW: Black Ops is not my kind of movie. I am not into Army, Navy or ...

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Film Review: Children of the Grave (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: Look dead into the eye of fear to unearth the shocking existence of ghost children! Examine real paranormal case files while exploring haunted orphanages and asylums. Uncover the dark shadows from untold stories of unmarked graves. Journey to Zombie Road and investigate the invasion of shadow children. Ghost hunt in Pythian Castle’s black mass of pain where the hunters ...

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Film Review: Born (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: When 21-year-old virgin Mary Elizabeth (Alison Brie) discovers that she’s pregnant, her family thinks it’s a miracle from God. Her sudden homicidal rages, however, portend that she’s carrying an ancient evil in her womb instead. As Mary Elizabeth falls deeper under the spell of her gestating demon-child, she unwittingly prepares the way for all hell to break loose when ...

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Film Review: Book of Blood (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: Based on the writings of horror master Clive Barker, this creepy thriller centers on paranormal expert Mary Florescu (Sophie Ward) and spiritual medium Simon McNeal (Jonas Armstrong), who band together to investigate the mysterious occurrences of an alleged haunted house. When hostile spirits begin to speak through Simon in a horrifying fashion, he and Mary discover that the house ...

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