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November 22nd, 2014
Reviewed by: Dave Gammon
Category: Book Reviews
November 13th, 2014
Reviewed by: Dave Gammon
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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.
Thereâs nothing I like more than a good psychological horror, and Children of Sorrow falls into that categoryâŚor at least it nearly did. Whilst I think that the core idea was a brilliant one, the execution of it was rather … Continue reading
A masked man is mercilessly torturing and murdering women. But who is he? Why is he doing this and can he be stopped?
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
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
In a California desert town, a short-order cook with clairvoyant abilities encounters a mysterious man with a link to dark, threatening forces
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
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.
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
A woman reeling from the death of her parents becomes attached to an alluring man whose sudden disappearance sends her and her friends into a haunted high-rise to find him.
I WILL FOLLOW YOU INTO THE DARK is an interesting film. It doesnât quite slap you in the face with terror or wet the bloodlust of the gore hound, but does offer up some rich characters … Continue reading
Five teens struggle for their lives after becoming stranded in a cannibal infested mountain town
Texas ChainsawâŚ I mean Texas Roadside Massacre is a quaint little film with great dialogue and even better character development. Na, I just messing around, itâs quite the opposite of both those statements. The characters are flat and boring, and the acting is just bad, there really isnât a better way to explain it, itâs just awful. … Continue reading
“Irena Gallier, a beautiful young woman, is on the brink of sexuality. She discovers love for the first time only to find that the explosive experience brings with it tragic consequences. However, the tremendous passion of this girl’s first romantic love is so strong, it bypasses the terror around her – including her brother’s extraordinary demands – as it pushes her on to her own bizarre destiny. Desire, passion, blood, her lust … Continue reading
“When naval construction designer Oliver Reed sees Serbian-born beauty Irena Dubrovna at a zoo, he flirts with her, and soon they fall in love and marry. Complications arise because Irena believes she is the victim of an ancient Serbian curse that causes her to turn into a panther if a man tries to make love to her, and the marriage is not consummated. Oliver sends Irena for treatment with psychiatrist Doctor Louis … Continue reading
“The successful impresario Boris Lermontov gives an opportunity in the Lermontov Opera to the talented young composer and conductor Julian Craster and to the gorgeous red-haired ballerina Victoria ‘Vicky’ Page, whose greatest passion is to dance. Soon Vicky becomes the lead dancer of his company and a sensation in Europe. Craster composes the ballet The Red Shoes based on the fairy-tale of Hans Christian Andersen and Vicky falls in love with him. … Continue reading
The toxic chemical rediscovered in the original film causes more death and destruction across Germany, leading to a new mutation unlike anything the world has ever seen…
Seven episodes, each taking place on a different day of the week, on the theme of suicide and violent death.
From the years 1988 to 1994, youâd have been hard pressed to find a more disturbing, yet artistic, filmmaker than Jorg Buttgereit. In just six years, the man released some of the most depressing, moody, and controversial films youâll ever see, then stopped for fifteen years before starting up again in 2009. … Continue reading
When a spate of eerie murders erupts across HK two trouble making cops are assigned to the case. Young maverick WANG and grizzled vet HUANG who is fed up with his reckless younger partner always landing them in hot water. Reaching a dead end after discovering all the victims were former boyfriends of aspiring starlet LIU, the detectives must play a deadly game. One of them must go undercover as Liu’s lover to … Continue reading
An All-American trucker gets dragged into a centuries-old mystical battle in Chinatown.
âThis is Jack Burton in the Pork Chop Express, and Iâm talkinâ to whoeverâs listeninâ out there.â
Sandwiched between the sweet science fiction of Starman and the dark, quantum horror of Prince of Darkness, Carpenterâs 1986 film presents a happy medium blending more genres than most filmmakers cover in their entire careers. Poorly received by … Continue reading
The citizens of Bundang, South Korea struggle to survive when a deadly flu outbreak takes place in their city.
I didnât know a whole lot about Flu before I saw it and to be honest I really wasnât expecting much. I just assumed that it was going to be yet another movie about a killer virus running rampant and killing off hordes of people along the same lines as Outbreak or … Continue reading
While vacationing on a remote Scandanavian island with his younger pregnant wife, an artist has a emotional breakdown while confronting his repressed desires.
âNow you are yourself, but not yourself; an ideal state for a meeting between lovers.â
Often touted as Ingmar Bergmanâs only âhorrorâ film, Hour of the Wolf actually doesnât stray from Bergmanâs characteristic themes of madness, creative isolation, and paranoia. Explained in the filmâs tagline, âThe hour of the … Continue reading
Marcus’ best friends plan a last minute bachelor party getaway to a remote island. Instead of a night of drinking and partying, the group encounter a deadly virus that consumes their flesh. Desperate for help, struggling to survive, they discover a research facility tucked away on the island and a mysterious man named Porter who may very well be…patient zero.
Jade and her two siblings are the last vampires in the world. In order to remedy the situation they target a young woman named Brie whose pure blood will allow the vampire race to flourish once again (and help Jade take over the world). Unfortunately for them a group of vampire slayers have moved in next door to Brie and are determined to keep her safe. Will Jadeâs plan come to fruition or … Continue reading
Greek general Themistokles leads the charge against invading Persian forces led by mortal-turned-god Xerxes and Artemisia, vengeful commander of the Persian navy.
Trapped in a maze of country roads with only their vehicle for protection, Tom and Lucy are terrorized by an unseen tormentor exploiting their worst fears. Eventually they realize theyâve let the evil in â itâs sitting in their car
Fear. It is at the heart of all horror movies and was the theme that inspired Jeremy Lovering to create this film. He wanted to ask the question âdoes fear inevitably lead … Continue reading