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Film Review: Doctor X (1932)

SYNOPSIS: “The New York newspapers have dubbed him ‘The Moon Killer’. He stalks the streets at night, strangling and cannibalizing men and women, young and old. There have been six victims so far, and the police believe that a scientist at the Academy of Surgical Research is responsible. Is it Doctor Wells, with the missing left hand, who studied cannibals …

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Film Review: On The Beach (1959)

SYNOPSIS: “In 1964 the nuclear submarine USS Sawfish arrives in Australia after the worldwide nuclear holocaust. Commander Dwight Lionel Towers confirms that the world has been destroyed and the nuclear dust is coming to Australia. The widower Commander Towers, who grieves the death of his wife and children, is befriended by Royal Australian Navy Lieutenant Peter Holmes, who is a …

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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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Film Review: Stigma (1980)

SYNOPSIS: The death of Sebastian’s father engenders in him pathological fears and hallucinations. His death wishes seem to cause horrible accidents, which he is unable to control. When his older brother dies, he feels that he has caused it. He undergoes hypnosis, but his apparent supernatural powers continue. As his own life nears its end, he becomes even more violent …

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Film Review: They (2002)

SYNOPSIS: After witnessing a horrific and traumatic event, Julia Lund, a graduate student in psychology, gradually comes to the realization that everything which scared her as a child might just be real… REVIEW: Comedian Eddie Murphy had a great bit on one his earlier albums in which he described the difference between a white family moving into a haunted house …

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Film Review: Art of Darkness (2012)

SYNOPSIS: Hard times have fallen upon the Richards, Liz and Ben. A miscarriage, dwindling bank accounts topped off with financial and emotional insecurity threaten to drive a wedge in marital bliss. Liz (Emily Baxter) reluctantly agrees to take a questionable modelling job. Once in the confines of a late night photo session on the outskirts of any rural town she …

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Film Review: The Eve (2015)

SYNOPSIS: Two couples head for Martha’s Vineyard to celebrate New Year’s Eve. Three of the four are also out to rekindle college friendships. The fourth is one of the three’s new girlfriend and she is trying her best to fit in with the others. But there is a psychotic murderer about and their holiday doesn’t go as planned. REVIEW: The …

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There is No Escape in Ursula Dabrowsky’s Inner Demon: New Clips

Terror Films Announces Release Date and Shares Clips for Award-Winning Australian Horror Film Inner Demon Terror Films is set to release INNER DEMON across multiple digital platforms on Friday, April 21.  The film’s official poster and trailer will debut next week. However, the genre distributor has released two exclusive clips for the fans titled: “Knock, Knock, Knock” and “Good Girl.”

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Film Review: Quarries (2016)

SYNOPSIS: To escape her abusive boyfriend, Kat joins a wilderness expedition with a group of women, all of whom are struggling with the uncertainty of life. What was supposed to be an opportunity for personal discovery quickly becomes a fight for survival, forcing each one to discover the strength within themselves that they didn’t even know they possessed. While being …

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Film Review: The Monster That Challenged The World (1957)

SYNOPSIS: “An earthquake unleashes a giant mollusk in California’s Salton Sea. The site is near a military base and the first victim is a navy skydiver testing parachutes and the two sailors sent to collect him from the water. Soon Naval Investigator Lt. Commander John ‘Twill’ Twillinger is on the case. They find the sailors’ boat which is covered with …

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Film Review: Reptilicus (1961)

SYNOPSIS: “Copper miners in the tundras of Lapland discover a frozen piece of reptilian tail belonging to some unknown prehistoric creature. Taking the specimen to an aquarium in Copenhagen, Professor Martens gets more than he bargained for when the tail regenerates into a giant, acid spitting monster that terrorises the country. The Danish military, led by UN-appointed American general Mark …

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Film Review: At Midnight Ill Take Your Soul (1964) – Review 2

SYNOPSIS: A gravedigger prowls the city in search of a female to bear him a son. REVIEW: Often considered Brazil’s first full-length horror movie, At Midnight I’ll Take Your Soul is written and directed by Jose Mojica Marins – This Night I Will Possess Your Corpse and Embodiment of Evil continue the trilogy, but it’s this film that started it …

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Film Review: Deadtime Stories (1986)

SYNOPSIS: a babysitting uncle spins a trio of twisted bedtime stories freely adapted from the Brother’s Grimm. REVIEW Fairy tales have always been great source material for low budget filmmakers, primarily because the stories are public domain (AKA free), have built-in marquee value and the films can be distributed to a less discerning audience of children. During the sixties and …

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Film Review: Mute (short film) (2016)

SYNOPSIS: Mute, which follows a tongue-chopping madman chasing three kids who stumble into his neck of the woods REVIEW: More short films, kiddies! Today we have MUTE, written and directed by A Color Green (yea, I’m not making that up…..that is, in fact, the person’s name as listed). This is the directorial debut for A Color Green, a filmmaker, illustrator …

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