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Film Review: Aberration (2013)

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Christy seems like your somewhat average high school student with the exception of the fact that she has the ability to see ghosts. When someone starts killing off her classmates she tries to figure out who is responsible for the murders with the help of the spirit of a mysterious little boy who is somehow connected to the deaths.

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Film Review: Ritual (2012)

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A man must save his two children when they disappear during a holiday in the woods.

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Ritual is a film that sort of left me stumped. I’ve watched films where I would know exactly where it was going and I had those same thoughts watching this. The thing was, nothing happened like I thought it would. I was wrong about what was happening.

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Film Review: Sleepless (2001)

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After a seventeen year break a serial killer picks up where he left off, prompting the son of one of his earlier victims and a retired police detective to team up to stop him once and for all. Will they be able to figure out his identity and put an end to his murderous ways or are they just setting themselves up to be his next victims?

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Film Review: V/H/S/2 (2013)

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Searching for a missing student, two private investigators break into his house and find collection of VHS tapes. Viewing the horrific contents of each cassette, they realize there may be dark motives behind the student’s disappearance.

REVIEW:

Last year’s “V/H/S/” was a surprise hit and something of a critical darling as well and it’s success has inevitably led to “V/H/S/2″ which doesn’t even think to try and mess with the original’s formula and … Continue reading

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Film Review: Zombie Massacre (2013)

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A bacteriological weapon developed by the US Government to create a super soldier – spreads an epidemic in a quiet little town in the middle of Eastern Europe. All citizens have been turned into infected zombies. The plan is to bring an atomic bomb into the city’s nuclear plant to pretend a terrible accident occurred. No one has to know the truth. A team of mercenaries is hired to … Continue reading

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Film Review: Lord of The Undead (2004)

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The story begins during the crucifixion of Jesus, but soon flashes forward to the present where some demons and a legion of zombies plan to wreak havoc on the Earth. Jesus himself reappears as a zombie as well.

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Film Review: The Realm (The Ouija Experiment) (2011)

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A group of friends unite to experiment with the ill-fated Ouija Board for one of the youth’s internet blog. Within no time the friends each realize they’d gotten far more than they’d bargained for as the spirits unleashed begin their unholy descent in terrorizing each of their individual lives.

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Film Review: Profile of a Killer (2012)

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While looking into a series of grisly murders a retired FBI profiler is kidnapped by the killer and forced to profile him.

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I didn’t really care for Profile of a Killer, but then again I am not exactly what you would call its target audience. As most of you know I am more into slasher flicks and hard core horror movies that are full of blood, guts, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Theatre of the Deranged (2012)

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Andy the Arsonist welcomes everyone to his theater of derange for a wild night of thrills, chills and spills. Andy kick’s off the night by hosting five short horror films from some of the best Horror Writer/Directors in the indie scene.

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As this film is actually an anthology containing five short indie films (each done by a different director), I thought that it would actually be more appropriate to review each one … Continue reading

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Film Review: You Can’t Kill Stephen King (2012)

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A group of friends visit a lake where horror author Stephen King lives, and start getting killed off one at a time.

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Film Review: Strange Invaders (1983)

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Charlie’s ex-wife disappears, and he travels to where she grew up–a rural town in the Midwest–to look for her. But, surprisingly, nobody knows about her or any of her many relatives, the Newmans. He meets aliens; but when he contacts the FBI, they don’t believe him. He tells his story to a tabloid; and suddenly, he is chased by the aliens.

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Film Review: Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)

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The haunted Lambert family seeks to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world.

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Film Review: Among Friends (2012)

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A group of friends get together for a murder mystery party, but things take a dark turn when one hijacks the evening and is out for blood.

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Film Review: The Old Dark House (1963)

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“An American who sells cars in England receives a mysterious invitation from an old eccentric millionaire to visit his house in which he lives with his twin brother.” (courtesy IMDB)

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Famed British novelist and playwright J.B. Priestley (born on this day ninety-nine years ago) published twenty-six novels before his passing in 1984, most importantly The Good Companions and An Inspector Calls. After military service he attended university and, by the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Redemption (2013)

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Homeless and on the run from a military court martial, a damaged ex-special forces soldier navigating London’s criminal underworld seizes an opportunity to assume another man’s identity — transforming into an avenging angel in the process.

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Playing more on the dramatic angle, this unassuming Statham starred film still manages to give us the kind of performance that we pay to see from our main actor Jason Staham. Laced in the roots … Continue reading

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Film Review: Bloody Homecoming (2012)

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Three years after a tragic accident leaves a student dead at the annual Homecoming dance, a group of senior friends anxious about the return of Homecoming Night to their sleepy Southern town find themselves being murdered, one by one, by someone from their past in the dark and desolate halls of their very own high school.

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Whatever happened to the good old days when nearly every horror film I watched featured a … Continue reading

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