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Film Review: Trakked (2014)

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A Sci-Fi Dark Comedy that follows several characters all interlocked by one another, some unknowingly. And those blindly persuaded by the agenda of a young handsome man who charms his way into the hearts of woman.

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After a chance meeting in a public park, surveillance-specialist April (Pamela Sutch) begins a hesitant relationship with children’s entertainer, Troy (Eric Annunziato). After only a few brief dates, he shows up on her doorstep, claiming … Continue reading

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Film Review: FilmGore (1983)

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A bloody collection of film clips from many of the most violent films ever made. Driller killers, Plasmatic Perverts and Sadistic Slashers are just a few of the disturbed individuals starring in this morbid collage.

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In what feels like a throwback to the video store days, when we judged the VHS tapes almost solely on their covers (and sometimes decided how much we loved the movie without having even … Continue reading

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Film Review: American Nightmare (1983)

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A man investigates the disappearance of his sister with the help of her roommate. He uncovers a trail of prostitution, incest, blackmail…and murder.

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Film Review: Chupacabra vs. the Alamo (2013)

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Chupacabras have come from Mexico to San Antonio, Texas through drug cartel tunnels. A DEA investigation of some brutal killings turns to a brawl at none other than the Alamo, as chupacabras are discovered to be the menace.

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Erik Estrada plays Carlos Seguin, a tough-as-nails DEA agent who happens also to be a single father. He “grew up on the street.” He “knows what’s out there.” But even his world is … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Mirror (2014)

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Three intrepid flatmates who purchase the supposedly haunted antique on eBay and set up round the clock cameras in the hopes of capturing evidence of something going bump in the night.

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Director & Writer: Edward Boase
Stars: Jemma Dallender, Joshua Dickinson, Nate Fallows

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Film Review: Dead Within (2014)

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Six months after the outbreak, a man and woman have survived by isolating themselves in a remote cabin. Starved for resources, they must confront the horrors that threaten them from outside and from within.

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One of the main things you hear about real estate is the phrase “Location, location, location.” This sentiment is equally true of the film industry. The look and feel of a movie is only as strong as the … Continue reading

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Film Review: I Am a Ghost (2012)

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Emily goes about her daily household routine of cleaning, cooking, and eating, without too much excitement in her life until she realizes that something isn’t quite right about her house. Oh yeah, Emily also has one other problem; she’s a ghost.

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Written and directed by H.P. Mendoza, I Am a Ghost tells the story of Emily (Anna Ishida), who is, you guessed it, a ghost. We watch Emily … Continue reading

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Film Review: Grave Halloween (2013)

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Suicide forest is just a name – isn’t it? Miko intends to find out, even if it means uncovering the sad truth about her mothers suicide

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Aokigahara, known as the Suicide Forest, lies at the northwest base of Mount Fuji in Japan. It historically boasts the country’s largest suicide rate (approximately 100 per year), and is credited by some sources with holding the number two slot worldwide. Not surprising, the area … Continue reading

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Film Review: Ghost Bride (2013)

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Supernatural thriller from New Zealand filmmaker David Blyth following the romance between Chinese immigrant Jason Chen and Kiwi girl Skye. When Chen proposes to Skye, tensions arise from his parents and the woman they wanted him to wed, Mei Ling. But the traditional Chinese culture clash is nothing compared to the conflict of two worlds: the living and the dead.

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Film Review: Death Bed -The Bed That Eats (1977)

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A truly unusual shocker about a killer bed that devours its users

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Every now and then you come across an odd movie or 2. Some films take all kinds of directions to fill the viewers time with abstract visions and fantastical scenery. “Death Bed: The Bed That Eats” is not that kind of movie. I was at the half way point in this one when I began to wonder … Continue reading

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Film Review: Witching & Bitching (2013)

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A gang of escaping jewelry thieves get trapped by a coven of witches.

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Imagine if you will, a film that opens with a jewelry heist and the robbers are: Jesus Christ, A 6 ft tall green toy soldier, The Invisible Man, Minnie Mouse & Spongebob Squarepants. Then imagine that Jesus brings along his 10 yr old son (Who’s pretty handy with a pistol) along with him to the heist. Imagine a bit … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Devil’s Business (2011)

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Two hitmen – Pinner, a cynical middle-aged veteran and Cully, a young novice – are sent to murder a former associate of their boss. As they wait for their target to come home, they tell stories to pass the time, but when they discover a sacrificial altar they realise all is not as it seems. As they descend into the darkness, they must face the sum of all their fears and the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Devil in My Ride (2013)

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After Doreen has been possessed by the devil on her wedding night, her groom Hank, and her rebellious brother Travis, put aside their differences to travel across country from Chicago to Las Vegas, in the hopes of finding a mythical street preacher who is said to be the last Exorcist in America

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It’s been a while (a GOOD LONG while) since a movie has truly made me belly … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hollows Grove (2014)

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A young filmmaker documents his ghost-hunting, reality show friends as their routine investigation of an abandoned orphanage turns into a nightmare from which they can’t escape.

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“Found Footage,” words that are beginning to draw mixed reactions from many horror fans these days, often more negative than anything else. With so many film makers taking a stab at the sub genre, it seems each week two or three features are … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dracula Untold (2014)

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The prince of Transylvania, Vlad Tepes, must choose between his duty and his people when the Turks demand 1000 of his boys for their army. Facing unbeatable odds, Vlad takes a dark path that will change his life forever.

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Universal is ready to create their own franchise driven cinematic universe targeting the Universal Monsters as a supernatural “Avengers” with Wolf Man, Mummy, Frankenstein and Creature … Continue reading

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Film Review: Horns (2013)

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Ig Perrish is suspected of murdering his girlfriend. To make matters worse, he sprouts a pair of horns, the demonic kind. When the effects of the horns leads to people around him revealing their deepest, darkest secrets, Ig begins to unravel the mysteries behind the tragic events that have changed his life forever.

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Film Review: ABC’s of Death 2 (2014)

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26 different directors teach us the ABC’s of death with brand new bloody vignettes. Each based on a letter of the alphabet.

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Released in 2012, the first ABC’s of Death film was a decidedly mixed bag of both tricks and treats (mostly tricks). But it did have a few memorable entries and it was quite successful. Successful enough to warrant this sequel, which once again features 26 directors lending their particular … Continue reading

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Film Review: Soulmate (2013)

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Struggling to cope with the loss of her husband, Audrey attempts suicide. Within the confines of a remote Welsh cabin she searches for answers until an ominous presence appears that changes everything.

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Directed By: Axelle Carolyn
Starring: Anna Walton, Tom Wisdom, Tanya Myers, Nick Brimble

Inside the horror genre one does not have to look far to find a good old fashioned ghost tale. Arguably the theme is just about as … Continue reading

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Film Review: Red Scream Nosferatu (2009)

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Red Scream Nosferatu is an edgy, blood-drenched revisioning of the classic original vampire film. When Jonothan Harker travels to the castle of Count Orlok on business he instead becomes a prisoner of the Count and the plaything of the Count’s three vampire brides. When Orlok abandons the castle to make Jonothan’s wife Mina his new love, the three brides seek to transform Jonothan into their new master through a … Continue reading

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Film Review: Devoured (2012)

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A young immigrant woman is working in an old New York restaurant earning money to send back home to her young son, who is living with his grandmother; however, malevolent forces are making her job much harder.

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Directed by Greg Olliver, Devoured opens with us joining the New York police department as they are standing over the body of a young dead woman in a restaurant; a picture of a young … Continue reading

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Film Review: Nekromantik (1988)

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Nekromantik is about a middle aged man called Robert Schmadtke who works at a Street Cleaning Agency, that is his job is to take care of the remains of dead bodies in accidents etc. He has a hobby of collecting body parts and conserving them in booze. One day he gets to take care of a rotting corpse. Instead getting the corpse buried, he takes it home to his girlfriend and the fun … Continue reading

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