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Film Review: I Am Alone (2015)

An unknown virus begins to spread infecting the local population almost instantly, but footage found by the CDC of one man’s survival may just help them find a cure. I remember a time, many, many years ago when I would hotly anticipate the release of a new zombie film. In the current cinematic landscape, the undead appear onscreen (big and …

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Film Review: The Laughing Mask (2014)


SYNOPSIS: A psychotic killer, known as the Laughing Mask, terrorizes a community with a series of seemingly unconnected and violent murders. As the body count rises, a local detective and the husband of the killer’s first victim work to stop the Laughing Mask, even though they don’t understand his underlying motive. REVIEW: The film opens with the Laughing Mask, an …

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Film Review: Trans-Atlantic Tunnel (1935)

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SYNOPSIS: “An engineer is hired to plan and oversee the construction of a undersea tunnel between Europe and the US. However, certain interests don’t want to see the tunnel built and use every means at their disposal, including sabotage and murder, to stop its construction.” (courtesy IMDB) REVIEW: During the early thirties, German filmmakers seemed desperate to devise effective ways …

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Film Review: Bastard (2015)


SYNOPSIS: Five strangers – newlywed serial killers, a suicidal cop, and two runaways – become suspect and victim when a masked murderer makes its presence known in an isolated mountain town. (source: IMDB) REVIEW: Bastard, one of After Dark’s “8 Films to Die For” 2015, is an indie attempt at the slasher genre that tries to spice things up with …

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Film Review: Darla (short film) (2015)

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SYNOPSIS: A homeless man is interrupted during his nightly routine by a familiar and chilling sound. Will he chose the right path? Will he find salvation? REVIEW: Another short film! Today we have DARLA, written and directed by Eric Connelly. Our story focuses on a nameless homeless man (Matt Fowler)browsing through the dumpsters in a back alley looking for whatever …

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Film Review: Marty (short film) (2015)


SYNOPSIS: A travelling salesman reveals himself as a psychopath when he tries to fill the void his parents left. REVIEW: Another short film, kiddies. this time we have MARTY from writer/director Gregory Fox. Our story focuses on a traveling salesman named Martin J. Donivitz (Danny Ghantous). We see him pull up to a lovely country home, pull out his sample …

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Film Review: Seiren (short film) (2015)


SYNOPSIS: Seirēn is a short film about a fashion model who after a mysterious bite, develops an infection and transforms into a vicious Siren REVIEW: Yet another short film, kids! This time we have a tasty selection from Retro Grave Productions and writer/director Kat Threlkeld called SEIREN. This is a dark fantasy, focusing on a lovely swimwear model named Abigail …

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