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Film Review: Mosquito (1995)


SYNOPSIS: Science-fiction becomes horrifyingly real for a park full of innocent campers, as a hideous horde of mutated mosquitos viciously attack without warning! A band of survivors flees the bloodthirsty swarm in a death-defying attempt to warn the world of the mosquito menace. Led by a brave young couple and a resourceful government agent, the group realizes their only hope …

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Film Review: O Christmas Tree (short film) (2015)


SYNOPSIS: Spreading the Christmas cheer through the gift of song, four carolers find themselves in for the night of their lives when they stop at the home of sweet old Mabel (Bonnie McCrae). REVIEW: Another short film! Today we have a little bit of holiday cheer called O CHRISTMAS TREE, written/directed by Greg Kovacs. Ah, the holidays. Christmas carolers singing …

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Film Review: Invaders (short film) (2014)


SYNOPSIS: A pair of home invaders consider their potential character choices just prior to their planned invasion. REVIEW: More short films! An American film this time, INVADERS by writer/director Jason Kupfer. This is a crowdfunded project, and also an award winner at Slamdance and Fantasticfest among other festivals. We have two guys in a car, gearing up for an apparent …

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Film Review: Postmen Don’t Deliver on Christmas (short film) (2013)


SYNOPSIS: For some odd reason Janet Morvina has been receiving packages in the mail that she asked Santa for over 20 years ago. Janet then begins to have a sneaking suspicion that the Postman is stalking her. REVIEW: More short films! Today we have POSTMEN DON’T DELIVER ON CHRISTMAS, written and directed by Bryian Keith Montgomery Jr. I recognized his …

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Film Review: Nightsatan and the Loops of Doom (short film) (2013)


SYNOPSIS: A post-holocaust action adventure set on the deserted wastelands of Eastern Finland in 2034. A trio of synthesizer warriors calling themselves Nightsatan conduct musical rituals in order to maintain what is left of their sanity. REVIEW: Yet another short film, although this one isn’t the usual fare. From Twisted Films and writer/director Christer Lindstrom (AKA CHRZU), we have NIGHTSATAN …

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Film Review: The Final Girls (2015)


SYNOPSIS: A young woman grieving the loss of her mother, a famous scream queen from the 1980s, finds herself pulled into the world of her mom’s most famous movie. Reunited, the women must fight off the film’s maniacal killer. REVIEW: Nostalgia is pretty big in the movie world right now.  The use of properties from the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s …

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Film Review: The Hallow (2015)


SYNOPSIS: A family who moved into a remote mill house in Ireland finds themselves in a fight for survival with demonic creatures living in the woods. REVIEW: When I heard they were rebooting THE CROW using the original Eric Draven storyline, I scoffed at the idea. Then I heard about all the probelms, directors and actors jumping ship, I was …

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Film Review: From Hell (2001)


SYNOPSIS: In Victorian Era London, a troubled clairvoyant police detective investigates the murders by Jack The Ripper. REVIEW: From Hell is a 2001 movie that tells the story of the Jack the Ripper murders. The film is loosely based on the graphic novel by Alan Moore and Eddie Campbell and follows the character of Fredrick Abberline as the films protagonist. …

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Film Review: Robert (2015)


SYNOPSIS: In this chilling story based on real life events a family experience terrifying supernatural occurrences when their son acquires a vintage doll called Robert. REVIEW: Dating back to 1904, there’s been a story about a haunted doll named, Robert. Having occurred in Key West, Florida, it’s still very much a fixture of it’s haunted history. The doll is still …

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Film Review: Creepshow 2 (1987)


SYNOPSIS: Three more bone-chilling tales that include a vengeful wooden Native American, a monstrous blob in a lake, and a hitchhiker who wants revenge and will not die. REVIEW: George A. Romero and Stephen King can be a great combination – take Creepshow for example, which works on so many levels as a satisfactory horror anthology with some very memorable …

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Film Review: Solace (2015)


SYNOPSIS: A psychic works with the FBI in order to hunt down a serial killer. REVIEW: The film SOLACE has had a very interesting history before finally making it to the screen this year. Dating back as far as 2002, the original spec script by Ted Griffin was developed as a sequel to David Fincher’s SE7EN and the lead character …

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Film Review: Knob Goblins (2015)


SYNOPSIS: As part of his final psychotherapy treatment, a mental patient is allowed to return to the basement of his deserted childhood home, so he can finally face his fears involving the death of his younger brother. REVIEW: Currently making the rounds at film festivals across the country, Writer/Director Christopher G. Moore’s latest short film is entitled Knob Goblins, and …

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Film Review: Cave Women On Mars (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: “It is the future. 1987. Great scientific advances have allowed mankind to achieve that which previously only existed in speculative fiction — space travel. But, on the eve of humanity’s first manned mission to the red planet, no amount of speculation could adequately prepare us for the unexpected discovery of…CAVE WOMEN ON MARS!” REVIEW: This week’s desperate cry for …

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