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Film Review: Horrid (2009)

SYNOPSIS: Take a trip to the north woods, but don’t plan on going home. REVIEW:  Written & Directed by: James Pronath  Starring: Kevin Kiser, Kyle Berg, Chase Stoeger, Liz Ribarchek, Michela Kealey  QUICK FIX: John is getting married soon (Applause!!) and his friends, of course, decide that John needs his one final night of debauchery before tying the nuptialistic knot. After getting kicked …

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Film Review: Visits (2009)

SYNOPSIS: Set in cosmopolitan Kuala Lumpur, VISITS presents a disturbing omnibus of four interwoven ghost stories directed by cutting-edge Malaysian filmmakers, Low Ngai Yuen, James Lee, Tian Hann, and Ho Yugang. When the dead have unfinished business with the living…. REVIEW: 4 Stories from beyond. New Asian thriller “Visits” is a 4 story anthology dealing with issues of the afterlife. …

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Film Review: Scanners (1981)

SYNOPSIS: “Darryl Revok is the most powerful of all the scanners, and is the head of the underground scanner movement for world domination. Scanners have great psychic power, strong enough to control minds, and can inflict enormous pain and damage on their victims. Doctor Paul Ruth finds a scanner that Revok hasn’t, and converts him to their cause – to …

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Film Review: Mother’s Day (1980)

SYNOPSIS: “Join three friends Abbey, Jackie and Trina on a family day out with this bunch of misplaced and mismanaged woodland misfits. See them entertain their hosts with trepidation and anxiety. See their hosts do their utmost to accommodate their every need. See their lust and deranged depravity scale to new heights of inhuman devastation and butchery. Bond with Mother …

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Film Review: The Holly Kane Experiment (2017)

SYNOPSIS: An obsessive psychologist attempts to reprogramme her subconscious mind, but when her actions become increasingly uncharacteristic she fears her experiment is dangerously out of control. REVIEW: Director: Tom Sands Script: Mick Sands Starring: Kirsty Averton, Nicky Henson, James Rose, Lindsey Campbell, and Matthew Neal. In The Holly Kane Experiment (2017), the titular character (Kirsty Averton) is an isolated young …

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Film Review: Gutterballs 2: Bootleg Edition

SYNOPSIS: Written and directed by Ryan Nicholson who previously helmed the first “Gutterballs”, creating the masked killer “BBK” and some of the most shockingly gruesome, seedily explicit sex and death scenes ever created.   REVIEW:  Now here’s something special for fans of the films of Ryan Nicholson (which definitely includes me). We’ve come to expect a few things from the work …

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Film Review: The Mummy (2017)

SYNOPSIS: Though safely entombed in a crypt deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient princess, whose destiny was unjustly taken from her, is awakened in our current day bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia, and terrors that defy human comprehension. REVIEW: Director: Alex Kurtzman. Starring: Tom Cruise, Russell Crowe, Sofia Boutella, Annabelle Wallis, Jake Johnson, Courtney B. Vance. I’m …

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Film Review: Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 2 (2017)

SYNOPSIS: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 continues the team’s adventures as they traverse the outer reaches of the cosmos. The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mysteries of Peter Quill’s true parentage. Old foes become new allies and fan-favorite characters from the classic comics will come to our heroes’ aid as the …

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Film Review: Flash Gordon (1980)

SYNOPSIS: “Flash Gordon is an American football player who, along with Dale Arden, is returning to New York City after a long vacation, until the plane they are passengers on crashes into the laboratory of Russian scientist Dr. Hans Zarkov. Both Flash and Dale become unwilling passengers on-board Zarkov’s rocketship as Zarkov sets a course for the planet Mongo. Arriving …

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Film Review: Land of Smiles (2016)

SYNOPSIS: A Young Backpacker is lured through the third world paradise of Thailand searching for her kidnapped best friend and unknowingly she becomes the object of a sociopath’s obsession. REVIEW: Bradley Stryker is an Actor/Filmmaker who has been successful as an actor in shows like iZombie, The Lizzie Bordon Chronicles, and Supernatural. Land of Smiles is his directorial debut for …

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Film Review: From Beyond (1986)

From Beyond (1986)

SYNOPSIS: After inventing a way for creatures from the fourth dimension to come into his own world, Dr. Edward Pretorious (Ted Sorel) suffers a gruesome decapitation at the hands of those he brought “from beyond.” But authorities suspect his assistant (Jeffrey Combs) is to blame. Barbara Crampton co-stars as a beautiful psychiatrist brought in to help police solve the case …

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Film Review: The Dungeonmaster (1984)

SYNOPSIS: A demonic wizard challenges a modern-day computer programmer to a battle of technology vs. sorcery, with the programmer’s girlfriend as the prize. REVIEW: “The Dungeonmaster” bears the creation date of some of the cheesiest films in horror, 1984. You might have missed this one as its worn a few different names over the past. Listed as “Ragewar“, it’s also …

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Film Review: Ghost Town (1988)

SYNOPSIS: Young bride to be Kate Barrett is kidnapped off of a desert road. It is up to Deputy Langley, a cop who would rather have target practice while listening to his “heavy metal hearing aid” than actual police work, to find the young woman. Once Langley tracks down Kate however he learns about just who kidnapped her and the …

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