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Film Review: Savages Crossing (2011)

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When a sudden flood traps a group of strangers in an outback roadhouse it becomes clear that the threat from within the group is far greater than from raging torrent outside.

REVIEW:

Savages Crossing is an Australian cat and mouse thriller written by brother and sister duo, John and Cody Jarrett, and directed by Australian born Kevin James Dobson. The movie takes place in and has all Australian actors, which with their own dialect … Continue reading

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Film Review: Ghost Team One (2013)

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Two roommates deathly afraid of ghosts both fall in love with a girl who believes their home is haunted.

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There are those, who shall remain nameless because I don’t know any of them, that do not find the marriage of horror and comedy amusing.  Like red state Republicans opining on same sex relations, it just isn’t natural to them.  Though its influences stretch back to the dawn of moving pictures, it remains … Continue reading

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Film Review: Star Trek IV The Voyage Home (1986)

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“James Kirk who after rescuing Spock and bringing him to Vulcan where he is fully restored, is now the most hated man in the universe, because he disobeyed his superiors and killed a Klingon crew and took their ship. After three months on Vulcan, Kirk decides to return to Earth to face the consequences of his actions along with his crew who aided him. Also accompanying them is Spock, who is still … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Quiet Earth (1985)

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“Scientist Zac Hobson wakes up in the morning and soon he finds that he seems to be alone in the world. He drives around unsuccessfully seeking out other survivors and tries to figure out what might have happened. After a few days, he shows traces of insanity due to the loneliness. Out of the blue, Zac finds Joanne and they stay together looking for survivors. Zac meets the distrustful black Api and … Continue reading

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Film Review: We Are What We Are (2013)

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SYNOPSIS:

The Parkers, a reclusive family who follow ancient customs, find their secret existence threatened as a torrential downpour moves into their area, forcing daughters Iris and Rose to assume responsibilities beyond those of a typical family

REVIEW:

Jim Mickle impresses more with each cinematic endeavor.  His first feature as a writer/director, “Mulberry Street,” made its debut in the 2007 After Dark Horrorfest lineup.  A tense and character-driven take on the standard … Continue reading

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Film Review: Killer Shorts 2 (2010)

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A collection of three horror shorts that focus on a group of friends hanging out at an old abandoned house in the woods, a man and his unfaithful wife, and a guy’s battle with a kidney stone.

REVIEW:

I love horror anthologies (Creepshow and the original Tales from the Crypt being my favorites and I love low budget horror flicks so I was really looking … Continue reading

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Film Review: Thor The Dark World (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: After the events in Avengers, Thor returns Loki to Asgard to be sentenced by Odin. Thor pines for Jane Foster, who remains on Midgard. While Thor continues to reunite the Nine Realms after the destruction of the Rainbow Bridge, the dark elf Malekith is reawakened to renew his centuries old quest to return the universe into darkness.

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Film Review: White House Down (2013)

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U.S. Capitol Police officer John Cale (Channing Tatum) looking to secure his dream job of joining the Secret Service – and to impress his estranged daughter, Emily (Joey King) – arrives at the White House for the interview just as a paramilitary group of terrorists attack and seize the building, including President James Sawyer (Jamie Foxx).

REVIEW:

White House Down from director Roland (Godzilla, Independence Day, 2012) Emmerich is the guiltiest of guilty pleasures. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Stalled (2013)

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SYNOPSIS:

A janitor gets trapped in a women’s restroom and encounters an all-out attack by a horde of zombies.

REVIEW:

You might not know this but scientific studies have concluded that there’s a new zombie film released somewhere on earth approximately every 4.7 days. Now I don’t know about any of you but I’m thinking that pretty much every idea for a film featuring a zombie apocalypse of some sort has been … Continue reading

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Film Review: Next of Kin (1982)

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SYNOPSIS:

In a rest home for elderly people, a daughter reads her mother’s diary. Soon events that are mentioned in the mother’s diary begin to happen to the daughter.

REVIEW:

Director: Tony Williams
Starring: Jacki Kerin, John Jarratt and Alex Scott

Have you ever noticed how, in nearly every horror film ever made, there is a recurring them of ignorance? Or, to put it bluntly, someone not … Continue reading

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Film Review: Birth Of The Living Dead (2013)

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A documentary that shows how George A. Romero gathered an unlikely team of Pittsburghers to shoot his seminal film: Night of the Living Dead.

REVIEW:

Larry Fessenden and his Glass Eye production company are all over the place as of late. The latest from Glass Eye is a bit of a departure from their usual fare, it’s a documentary on the making of George A. Romero’s seminal horror classic … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dark Tourist (2012)

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A psychological-thriller in the haunting tradition of films like Taxi Driver and Monster, Dark Tourist takes us into the chilling labyrinth of a man’s dark hobby and his even darker mind. Jim Tahana (Michael Cudlitz) doesn’t leave much of an impression when he passes you by. But look closer and you’ll sense his hunger – the deep hunger of an insatiable American soul – always scanning to devour something – anything that … Continue reading

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Film Review: Pawn Shop Chronicles (2013)

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SYNOPSIS:

A missing wedding ring leads to a wild-goose chase involving meth addicts, skinheads and an Elvis impersonator.

REVIEW:

Pawn shops get alot of traffic from sellers, to buyers lighting the way for stories within stories that pave the way for items that have traveled afar. Director Wayne Kramer came up with a little ditty that has purpose, style, and dark humor. You might say, it’s a cult film that knows its intention. … Continue reading

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Film Review: G.H.O.S.T. (2012)

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Maya – the young producer of a ghost hunting show – is about to see her show get cancelled and her efforts to save it include taking her team to a haunted opera house in the Deep South. What will the G.H.O.S.T. team do when they realize that the hunters have become the haunted?

REVIEW:

General Haunting Observation & Search Team is what G.H.O.S.T. stands for and that’s the name of the show … Continue reading

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Film Review: Star Trek III The Search For Spock (1984)

SYNOPSIS:
“Following Kirk’s encounter with Khan that left the Enterprise severely damaged and Spock dead, they return to Starfleet so that Enterprise could be repaired. Kirk’s hoping to go back to the newly-created Genesis planet where he laid Spock to rest. But upon arriving, he is told that the Enterprise will not be repaired and that Genesis has become a delicate matter and until it is resolved, no one is allowed to go … Continue reading

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Film Review: Minority Report (2002)

SYNOPSIS:
“Based on a Philip K. Dick short story, Minority Report is about a cop in the future working in a division of the police department that arrests killers before they commit the crimes, courtesy of some future-viewing technology. John Anderton has the tables turned on him when he is accused of a future crime and must find out what brought it about and stop it before it can happen.” (courtesy IMDB)

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