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Film Review: Super Eruption (2011)

 

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A “super volcano” lying dormant for thousands of years under Yellowstone National Park is threatening to erupt and wipe out much of North America. As lava explodes through the park, Yellowstone’s top scientist and a fearless park ranger work frantically together on a plan to save not only the park, but the entire world.

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Before seeing a single frame of the film, it’s easy to surmise that Super Eruption is … Continue reading

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Film Review: Kiss of The Damned (2012)

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The vampire Djuna resists the advances of Paolo, but soon gives in to their passion. When her trouble-making sister unexpectedly comes to visit, Djuna’s love is threatened, and the whole vampire community becomes endangered.

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It is clear sometimes when watching a film that it will divide audiences. I don’t mean in a simplistic way between just liking or disliking the production, but genuinely feeling … Continue reading

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Film Review: Flesh for the Beast (2003)

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Six parapsychologists investigate a reputed haunted mansion and are set upon by three flesh-eating succubus ladies under the control of the sinister warlock owner bent on finding a mysterious amulet to give himself more power.

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The basic premise of Flesh for the Beast is fairly simple and straightforward. A group of parapsychologists (a.k.a. ghost hunters) show up at a spooky old house at the request of the owner, John Stoker. He … Continue reading

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Film Review: A Night to Dismember (1983)

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After being released from a mental hospital where she was committed for killing a couple of people Vicki returns to home to her family. It isn’t long after her return that the bodies start piling up, but is Vicki responsible for the murders or is someone else behind them?

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Film Review: Hold Your Fire (short film) (2008)

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A ghostly soldier comes face to face with the grim reality of his war-torn existence on the battlefield and beyond in this award-winning short film directed by Wes Benscoter

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Film Review: The Black Waters of Echo’s Pond (2009)

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Nine friends take a holiday at a Victorian home on a private island and uncover a game that when played brings out the worst in each of them. Jealously, greed, hatred, lust, all of the things they keep buried deep inside themselves rise to the surface and come to a boil.

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Film Review: Theater of the Deranged II (2013)

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Five short stories are presented by psychic ghost hunter Damien Shadows.

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It’s great that we have horror anthologies to satisfy a craving we have for our short attention spans. Some of them are great while others just end up being a waste of time. With anthologies, there’s also the chance to end up with something that’s a complete mixed bag of elements. Theater of the … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Lords of Salem (2012)

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Heidi, a radio DJ, is sent a box containing a record — a “Gift from the Lords.” The sounds within the grooves trigger flashbacks of her town’s violent past. Is Heidi going mad, or are the Lords back to take revenge on Salem, Massachusetts?

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Rob Zombie’s filmography is still on the short side as he’s only directed five movies (Including this one) up till now yet his films have always attracted a … Continue reading

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Film Review: Tunnel Vision (2013)

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When a jury fails to convict the serial killer who savagely murdered his family, one man must rise above his desire for revenge and descend into the deranged world of a sadistic predator to uncover the truth and finally get justice. What begins as a classic revenge tale takes a dramatic turn into a haunting land of horror and murder.

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I’m not really sure what … Continue reading

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Film Review: Absence (2013)

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Doctors are baffled when an expectant mother wakes to find her nearly-to-term pregnancy apparently disappear overnight. Police investigate the situation as a missing child, and only her husband and brother trust her version of events.

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Absence is just another found footage horror film that has a few really solid moments but ends up being mostly a waste of time. It feels very much like The … Continue reading

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Film Review: Abandoned Mine (2013)

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Five school friends seek adventure on Halloween night in an abandoned, haunted mine, only to find to their horror that the ghostly rumors may be true as they fight for survival.

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Ask me if you heard this one? 5 friends walk into a haunted mine………

Every time I hear mine or cave mentioned in the context of a film premise, I’m quickly reminded of the 80′s film “The … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hard Rock Zombies (1985)

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A hard rock band travels to the tiny and remote town of Grand Guignol to perform. Peopled by hicks, rubes, werewolves, murderous dwarves, sex perverts, and Hitler, the town is a strange place but that doesn’t stop the band’s lead singer from falling in love with a local girl named Cassie. After Nazi sex perverts kill the band to satisfy their lusts, Cassie calls the rockers back from the grave to save … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Jungle (2013)

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Big cat conservationist LARRY BLACK and his filmmaker brother BEN travel into the Indonesian jungle to find and document the rare and endangered Javan Leopard. As they travel deeper and deeper into the jungle they realize they are being stalked by a deadly predator.

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To be brutally honest, I came away from watching The Jungle feeling very disappointed and a little cheated. It was just boring, boring, boring from start to finish. … Continue reading

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Film Review: A Virgin Among the Living Dead (1973)

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After losing her mother at an early age and being raised at a boarding school, Cristina Reiner is notified of her father’s death and summoned to Monserrat Mansion for the reading of his will. Other members of her strange, accursed family are found there awaiting the imminent demise of Cristina’s ailing stepmother, whom she has never met. When Death finally visits the castle in the person of an elegantly attired Queen of … Continue reading

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Film Review: A Chance in Hell (short film) (2011)

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A Chance in Hell is set in the winter of 1944 in Nazi-occupied Germany. US soldiers stumble upon a secret Nazi facility that has been overrun by creatures that were

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The Americans never cease to enjoy using the Nazis as a backdrop for all manner of evil doings in their movies, and the short film A Chance in Hell is certainly no exception. The story revolves around a scientific experiment … Continue reading

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