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Film Review: The Harsh Light of Day (2012)


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)


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)


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)


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)


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)


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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Film Review: Mad Monster Party (1967)


SYNOPSIS: Boris Karloff and Phyllis Diller lend their vocal talents to this bizarre stop-motion animated parody of horror films. Dr. Frankenstein makes plans for his retirement and convenes a meeting of all monsters to announce his replacement. As word spreads that the doctor is going to choose his young nephew-protégé for the position, the visiting creatures plot a coup d’état …

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Film Review: Moscow Zero (2006)


SYNOPSIS: Val Kilmer plays Andrey, the head of a group of Moscovites who live in the city’s underground. Vincent Gallo’s character leads a rescue team in search of a Russian anthropologist who’s disappeared beneath the underground system. They discover an eerie multilevel system of caves and catacombs. When his friend, Sergei (Rade Serbedzija), goes missing, Russian priest Owen (Vincent Gallo) …

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Film Review: Tales of Terror from Tokyo (2003)


SYNOPSIS: Movie anthology inspired by Kaidan, contemporary spins on time-honored Japanese ghost tales, based on the television series Tales of Terror from Tokyo and All Over Japan. REVIEW: Directors: Takashi Shimizu, Norio Tsurata, Shiro Sano, Akio Yoshido, Eiji Arakawa, Keisuke Toyoshima, Ichiro Nakayama, Ryuta Miyake, Ryo Nanba, The Examination: Tame but occasionally effective guerilla filmmaking from the creators of Ju-On, Premonition, Ringu …

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Film Review: Shuttle (2008)


SYNOPSIS: A late night airport shuttle ride home descends into darkness. REVIEW: Director Edward Anderson knows suspense. An unlikely vehicle for that suspense rides in the hands of an airport shuttle. Jules (Cameron Goodman )and Melanie (Peyton List) just coming off a vacation from Mexico arrive at an airport seeking a shuttle to take them to there destination. As they …

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Film Review: August Underground (2001)


SYNOPSIS: Two serial killers go on a murdering rampage as one films the outcome from behind a video camera. One of the most realistically portrayed simulated snuff films. REVIEW: Written by: Fred Vogel and Alan Peters Directed by: Fred Vogel Staring: Fred Vogel, Stephen Vogel, Casey Eganey, Victoria Jones, Aaron Labonte and Ben Labonte Hell-o, gore hounds and hunters of …

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Film Review: Onibaba (1964)

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SYNOPSIS: “As a feudal war rages in 14th-century Japan, those left behind are struggling to survive. The wife and the mother of a soldier make their meagre living by preying upon hapless samurai who come their way, killing them and selling their armour for food. When a friend of the soldier returns to the women’s hut, they learn the fate …

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