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Film Review: Sick-O-Pathics (1996)

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40 Minute short anthology featuring cameos from Lucio Fulci to Joe D’ Amato, in this wacky horror comedy who also is a love letter to the Italian Horror sub-genre

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One of my favorite things about horror is, for the most part, there is a general sense of humor (albeit sometimes a gross one) throughout the genre, and all of us can share a good laugh about what we are into. I … Continue reading

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Film Review: Enemies Closer (2013)

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Deep within a forest on the US-Canadian border, two sworn enemies must work together to escape a ruthless drug cartel hell-bent on retrieving a drug shipment which went missing there.

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Jean-Claude Van Damme as the bad guy again! Well you gotta hand to the guy, he’s keeping busy and still no slouch when it comes to fast moves and military combat swagger. Mr. Van Damme is surely busy these days, and … Continue reading

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Film Review: Abnormis (2010)

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German Splatter Gore film directed by Maik Ude

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Film Review: Painted Skin: The Resurrection (2012)

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According to ancient lore, if a human freely offers their heart to a demon, that monster can become mortal, experiencing the true pains and passions of existence. This is the ultimate triumph of the underworld.

Xiaowei (Xun Zhou, THE GREAT MAGICIAN, FLYING SWORDS OF DRAGON GATE), a millennia-old fox spirit, is freed from her frozen prison and transforms into a dangerous seductress, consuming living hearts to keep her beautiful as she searches … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Lost (2006)

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A charismatic psycho suspected of killing two innocent campers in a cold-blooded double homicide grows increasingly unstable as his suburban empire starts to crack at the foundations.

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It took a while for his work to make its way to the screen but Jack Ketchum is a force to be reckoned with. The one man responsible for spearheading this movement is modern master Lucky McGee. One … Continue reading

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Film Review: Lizzie Borden Took an Axe (2014)

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The true story of Lizzie Borden, a young woman tried and acquitted in the 1892 murders of her father and stepmother.

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For as long as I have been writing for the site, I have ridiculed films for feeling as if they were made for broadcast on the Lifetime Network. Well, here I am writing a review for a film made for that same network and … Continue reading

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Film Review: Joy Ride (2001)

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Three young people on a road trip from Colorado to New Jersey talk to a trucker on their CB radio, then must escape when he turns out to be a psychotic killer.

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With this being the age of the internet, many people think that they can hide in the shadows of a fake name and not be held responsible for what they say, in a sense Joy Ride is a morality … Continue reading

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Film Review: Unlucky Charms (2013)

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Five girls vie for a chance to model diva Deedee DeVille’s fashion line, but they’re soon competing for their lives against four mythical beings, led by the mischievous Farr Darrig.

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There was a time in my youth, during the wonderful heyday of “Garbage Pail Kids” trading cards/stickers/unchewable gum, that I recall one of the many lesser successful coattail riders of that particular medium.  It was a series of twisted takes on … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Penny Dreadful Picture Show (2013)

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In an old rundown movie theater, a supernatural sweetie, Penny Dreadful settles in to watch a trio of short films with her horror movie cohorts, the zombie love-sick Ned and her furry friend Wolfboy. Penny has set up three blind dates to find herself the love of her life who must first endure a frightening, gore-filled fright film: “Slash-in-the-Box,” “The Morning After” and “The Slaughter House.”

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Film Review: Futureworld (1976)

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“It has been several years since the disaster at the Delos resort (the events of Westworld), and Delos is ready to reopen, replacing Westworld with the new ‘Futureworld’ which is getting rave reviews. However, one of Delos’s most famous critics, reporter Chuck Browning, is still not convinced that Delos has cleaned up its act, especially after an informant with inside information about Delos is murdered. Chuck teams up with fellow reporter Tracy … Continue reading

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Film Review: Earth Vs. The Flying Saucers (1956)

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“While driving through the desert with his wife Carol Marvin to a military base to send the eleventh rocket into Earth orbit to assist the exploration of outer space in Operation Sky Hook, Doctor Russell A. Marvin and Carol see a flying saucer and accidentally records a message on their tape recorder. Once in the base, Dr. Russell is informed by his father-in-law and general that the ten first satellites mysteriously fell … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dr. Cyclops (1940)

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“After a former student discovers a rich deposit of radium in a South American rain forest, the brilliant but arrogant Dr. Alexander Thorkel sets up a laboratory there and begins experimenting on miniaturization of animals. When the pupil questions the scientists ethics, he callously murders him. Faced with failing eyesight, the mad doctor enlists three other scientists to help identify the roadblock that has delayed completion of his project. After a long … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hotel Inferno (2013)

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The contract killer Frank Zimosa has just been hired for a ridiculously lucrative mission by the rich and powerful Jorge Mistrandia. The objective: to kill a couple of people hiding in one of his European hotels. What would look like one of the simplest jobs Frank has ever had is just about to turn into a living nightmare. He will soon realize he’s nothing more than prey for Mistrandia and his army … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Hospital (2013)

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Old St. Leopold’s Hospital has many urban legends surrounding it, but the residents of Bridgeport all agree on one thing: tortured souls roam its abandoned halls. The mystery proves too much for a pretty young student who decides to investigate for her senior class project. Unfortunately, she does not find ghosts. She, instead, finds Stanley… serial rapist, murderer, and psychopath. As the young girl becomes Stanley’s new pet, a team of young … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Perfect House (2012)

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A young couple’s dream home turns into a house of horrors when the disturbing, violent acts of three generations of doomed families is reawakened for them to witness.

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As I pressed the play button on my laptop to watch The Perfect House, I literally had no idea whatsoever of what I was in store for – obviously, from the title I could piece together a few suspicions, but as … Continue reading

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Film Review: Children of Sorrow (2012)

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A young woman embeds herself in a cult looking for answers to her sister’s disappearance, only to find a dark secret within the cult and an even darker secret within herself.

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There’s nothing I like more than a good psychological horror, and Children of Sorrow falls into that category…or at least it nearly did. Whilst I think that the core idea was a brilliant one, the execution of it was rather … Continue reading

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Film Review: Kill That Bitch (2014)

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A masked man is mercilessly torturing and murdering women. But who is he? Why is he doing this and can he be stopped?

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It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of Dustin Wayde Mills and his films, as a matter of fact I think the guy is something of a genius. In films like The Puppet Monster Massacre (2010), Zombie A-Hole (2012), Night Of The Tentacles (2013), Easter … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Horror at 37,000 Feet (1973)

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On a flight from London to Los Angeles, a wealthy architect and his wife have rented out a jumbo jet’s entire cargo hold to transport a precious artifact — an altar from an ancient abbey. But they’re unaware of its deadly secret. Not long after departure, crew and passengers alike face airborne jeopardy and supernatural horror as a demonic entity escapes from the altar, seeking to possess a hapless … Continue reading

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Film Review: Odd Thomas (2013)

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In a California desert town, a short-order cook with clairvoyant abilities encounters a mysterious man with a link to dark, threatening forces

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Originally a novel by Dean Koontz, Odd Thomas is a great little film about a guy with the special ability to be able to communicate with the dead, as well as seeing the evil invisible creatures that linger around when death is soon to be present. The storyline is rich … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dark House (2014)

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When Nick Di Santo learns that his father is not only alive but can possibly reveal the origin of his son’s dark gift, he sets out on a trip that takes him to an abandoned mansion he thought only existed in his childhood imagination.

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I’ve never been much of a Victor Salva fan. I enjoyed the first JEEPERS CREEPERS but couldn’t make my way through the … Continue reading

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