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Film Review: Dead Noon (2007)

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In this shoot ‘em up western horror tale, ancient demons, walking skeletons and cowboy zombies join forces to take the law down in a blaze of hellfire and brimstone. With the powers of hell at his disposal, Frank, a blood-thirsty outlaw from the old west, is resurrected to seek his revenge on the present day town of Weston. As the past collides with the present, Sheriff Logan Kane, his incompetent … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Hills Run Red (2009)

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When they hear there’s a complete print of their favorite slasher movie hidden in their hometown’s backwoods, a group of horror movie buffs heads out in search of the celluloid treasure. Once arriving at their destination, they discover that the carnage captured in the movie was completely real, and worse yet, the filmmakers are looking to spill more blood before they’re ready to call “cut.” Sophie Monk and William Sadler … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Traveler (2010)

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On the Christmas Eve in a small town, a stranger enters in the precinct and tells the Desk Sergeant Gulloy that he had murdered six people. Detective Alexander Black arrests the man in a cell and Deputy Jerry Pine, Deputy Jane Hollow, Deputy Toby Sherwood and Deputy Jack Hawkins are not able to identify him since the stranger does not have fingerprints. They call him Mr. Nobody … Continue reading

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Film Review: Demons Never Die (2011)

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When a young girl takes her own life, Archie and the other Suicide Kids decide to follow her lead and form a pact. But as the group begin to die one by one, Archie realizes that they have all become the target of a masked killer and that his commitment to death has become a terrifying fight for survival and a battle to protect the girl he … Continue reading

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Film Review: Maleficent (2014)

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When betrayed and cast aside by her true love who is corrupted by greed and power, the fairy queen Maleficent returns years later to set her vengeance and revenge upon his new born child, Aurora, by placing a horrible curse upon the princess. Following the child into hiding, Maleficent grows attached to the innocent becoming remorseful as Aurora approaches her 16th birthday, only to find it is too late to stop … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dark Nature (2009)

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A family holiday turns into a fight for survival in the inhospitable wilderness of remote Scotland.

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“Dark Nature” is a bit of a stereotypical, straight-to-video thriller. First time feature director, Marc de Launay, gives his audience what they expect, while trying to deliver a few surprises along the way. A tension-filled family takes a vacation in the Scottish countryside, only to be harassed by serial killer … Continue reading

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Film Review: A Haunted House (2013)

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Malcolm and Kisha move into their dream home, but soon learn a demon also resides there. When Kisha becomes possessed, Malcolm -determined to keep his sex life on track – turns to a priest, a psychic, and a team of ghost-busters for help.

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The calendar year 2013 has not gotten off to a very good start for me movie wise. First I watched “Continue reading

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Film Review: Frenzy (1972)

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“In London, a serial-killer is raping women and then strangling them with a neck tie. When the reckless and low-class with bad temper bartender Richard Blaney is fired from the pub Global Public House by the manager Felix Forsythe, he decides to visit his ex-wife Brenda, who owns a successful marriage agency. Her secretary Miss Barling overhears an argument of the couple, and Brenda invites Richard to have … Continue reading

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Film Review: Le6ion of the Dead (2001)

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Two guys, William and his side kick Luke have just started their trip through the beautiful California desert when they’re kidnapped by the notorious Psycho Mike, The Kern River Killer. Securing their escape through hilarious means and the aid of an old friend they soon stumble into a small desert town where unbeknownst to them a mysterious tall Blond Man and his sadistic henchmen are killing people to create a Legion of … Continue reading

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Film Review: Don Mckay (2009)

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Don McKay, a high school janitor who leaves his hometown after a tragedy, returns 25 years later to rekindle a romance with his old flame, who is dying, but this homecoming brings McKay more than he bargained for.

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With the acting talent of Thomas Haden Church, Elisabeth Shue aboard, this film seemed on that merit alone to take a chance on. A rather brooding cover and throwing out … Continue reading

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Film Review: Captive Audience (2011)

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An unfortunate woman is kidnapped and subjected to deranged abuses. When she resists, her captor warns her that if she does not comply with his wishes, he will seek a new victim, but that other woman will be killed after his wishes are fulfilled. He videotapes his attacks and forces the captive to watch, telling her that she could have prevented the ordeal. Each time she says “no” she is … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Sender (1982)

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A disturbed telepathic man is able to transmit his dreams and visions into the minds of the people around him.

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Director – Roger Christian
Starring – Kathryn Harrold, Zeljko Ivanek, Shirley Knight, Paul Freeman

To say that the horror genre exploded in the early eighties is a bit of an understatement. Many factors were involved, including the widespread purchasing of the VCR, but one of the main ones was … Continue reading

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Film Review: Spriggan (1998)

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“Yu is a young man who has a past he desperately wants to forget. At present he is a superhuman top agent for ARCAM, an organisation dedicated to protecting ancient artifacts to prevent them from falling into the wrong hands. However, he receives several bloody messages, culminating in the suicide of a friend, stating that Noah would be his death. In response, Yu travels to Turkey to visit the ARCAM dig at … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)

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“Shipping magnate Karl Stromberg has employed two brilliant scientists to develop a submarine tracking system. Once it is finished, he assures them of multi-million-dollar payouts to their Swiss bank accounts, but not before ruthlessly murdering his young assistant by dumping her into a tank inhabited by a man-eating tiger shark. Shortly afterward, British and Soviet submarines vanish while on routine moves, and Bond is called into action. Also called to duty is … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hobgoblins (1988)

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A young security guard must track down diminutive aliens who kill people even as they make their fantasies come true.

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Film Review: The Fall Of The House Of Usher (1960)

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“After a long journey, Philip arrives at the Usher mansion seeking his loved one, Madeline. Upon arriving, however, he discovers that Madeline and her brother Roderick Usher have been afflicted with a mysterious malady: Roderick’s senses have become painfully acute, while Madeline has become catatonic. That evening, Roderick tells his guest of an old Usher family curse: any time there has been more than one Usher child, all of the siblings have … Continue reading

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Film Review: All American Zombie Drugs (2010)

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Vinny and Sebastion, two burnouts, going nowhere in small town suburbia and still riding the high of their high-school days, start a business doing the only thing they have ever excelled at…drugs. With the help of a jealous girlfriend and a rich goth chick, Vinny and Sebastion take on the mob, angry, geeky, frat-boys, and zombies in the search of the perfect high.

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Well, I did it..I sat … Continue reading

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Film Review: Slaughtered Vomit Dolls (2006)

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The gruesome tapestry of psychological manifestations of a nineteen year old bulimic runaway stripper-turned prostitute as she descends into a hellish pit of Satanic nightmares and hallucinations.

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Emetophilia. Those who know the definition of that word will probably be able to decide if Slaughtered Vomit Dolls is for them without reading any further. For all of the (fortunately) uninitiated, emetophilia is more widely known as vomit fetish. And if … Continue reading

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Film Review: Birdemic – Shock and Terror (2010)

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A platoon of eagle & vultures attack the residence of a small town. Many people died. It’s not known what caused the flying menace to attack. Two people managed to fight back, but will they survive Birdemic?

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We often flock to the ridiculous and the absurd (pun intended). In some cases these films go on to become or have a sort of cult status. I believe the film BIRDEMIC … Continue reading

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Film Review: X-men: Days of Future Past (2014)

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The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods. The X-Men join forces with their younger selves in an epic battle that must change the past – to save our future by sending Wolverine to change history and prevent an event that results in doom for both humans and mutants.

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Film Review: Zombie Diaries (2006)

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In the not-too-distant future, a mysterious plague has spread to every corner of the planet. Once it kills, the virus reanimates the dead, transforming them into flesh-eating zombies. This film reveals the terror through the eyes of its witnesses. Video cameras from a documentary film crew, a couple fleeing London (ground zero for the virus) and a band of survivors holed up in a barn capture the relentless zombie attack … Continue reading

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