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Film Review: Lung II (2016)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A nameless man wanders the city, littered with necrotic artifacts and a trail of corpses. Are his grotesque hallucinations clues to a violent past? Or are they premonitions? REVIEW:  If you’re familiar with the work of director Phil Stevens, you know he does things a bit differently, which in turn makes his films feel like a …

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Film Review: The Forlorned (2017)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A newly positioned lighthouse caretaker is haunted by a dark force and mysterious presence. Unlikely assistance is given to bring justice to the dark forces that lie within the lighthouse grounds.  REVIEW: The Forlorned is a new horror film from writer/director Andrew Wiest, who is also known for Pizza, Pesos, and Pistoleros (2004), Dead Noon (2007), …

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Film Review: Bunnyman Vengeance (2017)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: The silent costumed killer known as the Bunnyman returns to his childhood home, and runs afoul of his equally psychotic siblings as they try to run a haunted house attraction. REVIEW: Director:  Carl Lindbergh Writer: Carl Lindbergh Starring: Michael Shaun Sandy, Omari Washington, Pucci Tres, Joshua Lang and Carl Lindbergh  Bunnyman Vengeance (2017)  is the third, …

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Film Review: Talon Falls (2017)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A group of four friends visit a rural Halloween attraction, only to learn that some of the exhibits may be much more interactive than anticipated.  REVIEW: Writer / Director: Joshua Shreve Starring: Morgan Wiggins, Jordyn Rudolph, Brad Bell, Ryan Rudolph Morgan Wiggins – Lyndsey killjoy, Brad Bell – Lance douche, Jordyn Rudolph – Ryder blonde, Ryan …

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Film Review: Maniac (1934)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A former vaudevillian gifted at impersonation assists a mad scientist in reanimating corpses and soon goes mad himself. REVIEW: Maniac was perhaps one of the oddest movies I’ve had to review. It’s an exploitation movie that tries too hard to pretend like it’s something else at times. It’s also perhaps one of the most unhinged things …

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Film Review: Possession (1981)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: After a woman tells her husband that she wants a divorce she starts acting stranger and stranger as some pretty bizarre things begin to happen all around them.  REVIEW: I know this guy that fancies himself as some sort of intellectual (even though he isn’t as nearly smart as he thinks he is) that only watches “intelligent” …

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Film Review: Mayhem (2017)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A virus spreads through an office complex causing white collar workers to act out their worst impulses. REVIEW: Mayhem (2017), a brilliant new from film director Joe Lynch of whom you might remember from the TV series Holliston, (among several other horror film directing titles) has delivered his best to date. The movie featuring “The Walking …

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Film Review: Baghead (2008)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Two screenwriting couples head to a remote cabin in the woods, hoping that the change of scenery will get the creative juices flowing. Amid the solitude, the dynamics of their relationships are revealed as they strive to write their masterworks. Complicating matters though, is the lurking presence of a strange man who wears a bag over …

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Film Review: Clowntown (2016)

Rate This Movie  SYNOPSIS: A group of friends get stranded in a seemingly deserted small town and find themselves stalked by a violent gang of psychopaths dressed as clowns REVIEW: Clowns are like the special sauce of the horror genre. No matter how undercooked the storyline or overbaked the performances, a generous, heaping helping of crazy, killer clowns will cover …

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Film Review: Begotten (1990)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: God disembowels himself with a straight razor. The spirit-like Mother Earth emerges, venturing into a bleak, barren landscape. Twitching and cowering, the Son Of Earth is set upon by faceless cannibals. REVIEW:  Begotten is hard to consume on many levels. Though in that consumption is also a smattering of brilliance. The film uses a technique that …

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