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Film Review: Boy Meets Girl (1994)

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A man meets a woman in a bar, the two go back to her flat and begin watching p*rno films. The man passes out and wakes to find himself strapped to a dentist chair. The woman, along with her accomplice begin to torture the man…

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How many horror movies have you seen where a seemingly normal guy, or even a straight up creep, lures a woman (or women) back to his … Continue reading

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Film Review: School’s Out (1999)

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A group of seniors decide to have a party in their school on graduation night. Unfortunately an uninvited guest with a pair of scissors crashes the party and it isn’t long before the bodies begin to pile up.

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It’s a pretty well-known fact that I am a huge fan of slasher flicks. I’ve seen tons of them during my lifetime and while some of them are nothing short of awesome there … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death (2015)

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40 years after the first haunting at Eel Marsh House, a group of children evacuated from WWII London arrive, awakening the house’s darkest inhabitant.

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Hammer Films and Susan Hill start off 2015 with The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death a sequel to the Daniel Radcliffe ghostly feature from 2012. Tom Harper steps in to direct while the story shift to 1941 shortly after the German Air … Continue reading

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Film Review: Joe Vampire (2012)

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A Life he never asked for, A Curse he didn’t want. When a Civil War soldier is left to die after being attacked by a Vampire, he’s given a choice, turn or die. Now, after decades of being undead, Joe finally has something to live for when he crosses paths with a beautiful woman who is fascinated with his life. But when an old foe returns, will Joe be able to protect … Continue reading

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Film Review: Venial (2013)

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In the aftermath of World War II, a woman finds out her husband has died in the war. She is devastated, and questions her strong religious tenets. Meanwhile she and her two children, who live in a very old house in the country, start noticing strange supernatural phenomena.

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VENIAL is a melodramatic film from the get-go. It opens in a flurry of clouds, and Claire (Tiffany Browne Tavarez) walks through an … Continue reading

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Film Review: Left Behind (2014)

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A small group of survivors are left behind after millions of people suddenly vanish and the world is plunged into chaos and destruction.

REVIEW:

What would you do if you were left behind with Nicholas Cage while all the ‘true’ souls had been taken to heaven. Probably have a party because Cage is awesome and every loser/weirdo in the film Left Behind are the ones who are taken. I mean why wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Film Review: Lolita Vibrator Torture (1987)

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In her search for a missing friend, a young student crosses paths with a private detective who offers his services. Once her guard is down he is able to abduct her, and she wakes up in his lair – a shipping container on the back of a truck perched atop a tall building in Tokyo. It turns out that his main preoccupation is photography, and Kozue is his latest subject. Usually, after … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Day The Fish Came Out (1967)

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“See, there’s these little brown eggs that are radioactive and shit and so dangerous that the US military agents put them in a large solid lead cube, which they loose on an island that has these cult-like dancers the military sees as gay because of everyone having cut-out fashions with mesh and lace-up sides and every possible kind of pastel colour, but the erratic dancing is interspersed with head-to-toe white-wearing guys saying … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Omega Man (1971) Review 2

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“Two years after much of humankind was destroyed in a global war with biological weapons, Doctor Robert Neville leads a solitary existence in Los Angeles. Those humans that do remain are pigment-less albino creatures that roam the night destroying what remnants that may exist of the previous civilization. Neville, who had worked on an antidote to the virus, is one of their main targets. By day, he searches for their … Continue reading

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Film Review: Invasion Of The Bee Girls (1973)

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“In the small town of Peckham, California, many men die for excessive effort during sexual intercourse. When a scientist from the Brandt research laboratory is found dead in a motel, the government sends Agent Neil Agar (William Smith) to investigate the mysterious deaths. He suspects that the deaths may be related to some experiments of Doctor Susan Harris (Anitra Ford), who is researching bees in the Brandt facility.” (courtesy IMDB)

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Film Review: The Devil’s Nightmare (1971)

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Seven tourists are stranded in an old European castle for the night when they realize that that are soon going to have their souls offered up to Satan himself.

REVIEW:

Director: Jean Brismee
Starring: Erika Blanc, Jean Sevais, Daniel Emilfork

Our movie begins during World War II where Officer Baron von Rhoneberg (Jean Servais) is about to become a father. He soon finds out that his wife has died during childbirth, … Continue reading

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

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 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 the planet. In present day, professor and scientist, Marina, also faces the task … Continue reading

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Film Review: Something Under the Christmas Tree (short film) (2014)

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A young boy encounters something evil under the Christmas tree.

REVIEW:

Christmas Eve and a young boy hears something downstairs. He investigates and finds the Christmas tree surrounded by gifts and excitedly goes to grab one of the presents. Unbeknownst to the boy something darts behind the tree and goes under it, hidden by the dark shadows of the other gifts. The boy looks into a gap in the wrapped boxes and … Continue reading

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Film Review: Self Assembly (short film) (2014)

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In a self-assembly cabinet, bereaved parents find a monstrous substitute for their dead son.

REVIEW:

Director: Ray Sullivan

Self Assembly is a short film (11:25 running time) that tells the story of a young couple whose son is hit by a car while playing in the rain. Sometime after, while the husband is watching TV, the wife sees a fairly creepy face flash up on her laptop advertising a sale on a cabinet. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Rebound (2013)

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Claire catches her boyfriend in bed with another woman. Out of the utmost despair, she decides to move to Chicago. Her trip, though, quickly turns disastrous.

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Film Review: Silk (short film) (2014)

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After acquiring a jar of rare silk from the vast desert expanse of Afghanistan, a CIA field operative becomes impregnated by the desert spider hidden inside, and later gives birth to a brood of hungry spiderlings that eat her alive.

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Film Review: Entity (2013)

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A man deals with the personal tragedy of his family’s death by living at the vacation cabin that they last stayed at. He soon discovers he’s not alone.

REVIEW:

A single setting horror film is a tricky bit to pull off. Populating the limited space with one human character is an even ballsier endeavor, as it plays with the proverbial fire that is audience tedium.  Even two successful recent examples, “I Am … Continue reading

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Film Review: Roadside (2013)

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Dan and his pregnant wife, Mindy are stopped by a gunman while traveling to visit family during the holidays. The pair must fight for their survival on an isolated road, while the hidden sniper holds them hostage.

REVIEW:

Roadside surprised me; I enjoyed this movie a lot more than I thought I would. It is a suspenseful, psychological thriller kept me entertained from start to finish.

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Film Review: Beyond Dream’s Door (1989)

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A university student suffers lethal nightmares and must learn the secrets beyond dream’s door to survive.

REVIEW:

Director and Writer: Jay Woelfel
Stars: Nick Baldasare, Jorge Aguirre, Dianna Ashton

Uni student Ben Dobbs is having horrific dreams involving a giant foam monster, a dude with hooks for hands and a lady who likes to show her breasts every chance she can. Ben writes his weird nightmares down and shares them … Continue reading

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Film Review: Lovecraft: Fear of the Unknown (2008)

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A chronicle of the life, work and mind that created the Cthulhu mythos.

REVIEW:

Documentaries are a funny thing. I believe it is often important to be interested in the subject matter before watching the documentary to make sure you will be engaged in the information that is being told. An outstanding doco though draws you in even if you have no prior knowledge of the topic being investigated and ends up making … Continue reading

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Film Review: Theatre of Fear (2014)

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The Moreau Family travel around the UK putting on an underground variety show for an adult audience. But behind the curtain there is something more sinister going on than simple entertainment.

REVIEW:

Theatre of Fear is a character study dressed as a horror film following the lives of a family that performs an indoors circus act while killing random people and dealing with their problems relating to each other and the world … Continue reading

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