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Film Review: Neon Maniacs (1986)

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SYNOPSIS: A group of teenagers in San Francisco discover a nest of homicidal monsters living in a tower of the Golden Gate Bridge, but when they try to tell authorities, no one believes them. REVIEW: Once upon a time, back in the 1980s, the Return of the Living Dead-type horror-comedy experienced a moderate revival, although the Abbott and Costello Meet… …

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Film Review: The S From Hell (short film) (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: Built around interviews with survivors still traumatized from viewing the logo after shows like Bewitched or The Monkees, the film brings their stories to life with animation, found footage, and reenactments. REVIEW: This quirky and light-hearted short film uses a pseudo documentary technique to try to turn something innocent – like a logo and the sound of a synthesiser …

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Film Review: Patient Zero (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Two young scientists are swept up in a government plot to suppress the truth about a biological disaster at a genetic research facility. REVIEW: The distributor, Hannover House, has been marketing Patient Zero as a prequel to Humans vs. Zombies (also directed by Brian T. Jaynes), and although I haven’t seen the original film, I found Patient Zero a …

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Film Review: Alien Showdown: The Day the Old West Stood Still (2013)

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SYNOPSIS:  In the mid 1800’s, vigilante cowboy Reinhard is running from the law, when an alien lands on earth. Reinhard must not only protect himself from getting murdered by greedy bounty hunters, but he also has to figure out how to stop the murderous alien from finding sources for survival and calling it’s convoy of aliens to help take over …

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Film Review: Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: As Freddy Krueger is reborn for a new generation, it’s time to return to where it all began. Join star Heather Langenkamp for a rare journey down Elm Street, with film clips, rare photos, storyboards, and more treasures from the entire series. Cast and crew discuss their deepest nightmares, making the series and its impact on pop culture. Among …

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Film Review: The Haunting in Connecticut (2009)

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  SYNOPSIS: Based on a true story, The Haunting in Connecticut charts one family’s real-life encounter with the dark forces of the supernatural. When the Campbell family moves to upstate Connecticut, they soon learn that their charming Victorian home has a disturbing history: not only was the house a transformed funeral parlor where inconceivable acts occurred, but the owner’s clairvoyant …

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Film Review: The Harsh Light of Day (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: After witnessing his wife’s brutal murder, Daniel Shergold makes the ultimate sacrifice and accepts the help of a dark and mysterious stranger in order to reap vengeance on those responsible. REVIEW: It never ceases to amaze me that vampire-centered films still happen to be some of the most original stories, even with decades of trademarks and stereotypes behind them. …

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Film Review: Billy Club (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: Fifteen years after a gruesome triple homicide devastated their Little League baseball team, four friends reunite to commemorate their dead coach and fallen teammates. A mystery unfolds as the secrets from their past return to haunt them and a vengeful killer, hidden by an antique umpire’s mask, returns to even the score. REVIEW: Baseball finally gets its horror love …

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Film Review: The Hand (1981)

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SYNOPSIS: Jon Lansdale was a prominent artist before he lost is drawing hand in a tragic automobile accident. His hand is never found, unfortunately, but when people start angering John, his hand returns to eliminate them. REVIEW: Written and Directed by Oliver Stone Starring: Michael Caine, Andrea Marcovicci, Annie McEnroe I was ten years old when The Hand hit theatres …

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Film Review: Fear Clinic (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: A doctor has invented a “fear chamber,” a device used to cure people of their crippling phobias. REVIEW: Robert Englund is Dr. Andover, a scientist who, to be sure, goes against the grain. He operates the Fear Clinic, an experimental medical facility which houses his invention: the fear chamber. “Everyone is scared of something,” Englund says, and uses his …

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Film Review: Rosenkavalier (1997)

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SYNOPSIS: A secret society operating in the private pediatric clinic for years its disgusting Sexrituale. Now the cold walls of the clinic are seemingly abandoned, but two severely traumatized sisters live there and yearn for revenge. After they find the boat and members of the federal and drive their own game with them. Only the roses in the courtyard reminiscent …

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Film Review: Jarring (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: After dialing a wrong phone number, callers are perplexed by the bizarre messages left and then haunting harasses them after their dates go missing. The caller taunts them with eccentric, disturbing prophesies leading them into a man hunt into the rural areas of southern Florida. REVIEW: Directed By: Ivo Raza Starring: Geovanni Gopradi, Thomas Dunn, Lynda Lurei, Leif Lynch, …

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