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Film Review: Prank (2013)

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In the Summer before their senior year, three teens tried to execute the perfect prank on their bully. Instead, they executed him.

REVIEW:

It is becoming increasingly difficult to be a supporter of found footage films, or at least films that use first person filming as their primary trope. There are still some good examples being produced but ultimately a new approach is required to maintain the audiences interest. Prank from writer … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Demented (2013)

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Six college friends unite for a weekend getaway where they find themselves fighting for their lives after a terrorist attack turns the local residents into rage infused zombies.

REVIEW:

There is no denying that we are upon the day and age of zombie/crazy viral style films (28 Days Later, Crazies, World War Z…..). In fact they come out so often these days that I begin to anticipate another run of the same … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Conjuring (2013)

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Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. Forced to confront a powerful entity, the Warrens find themselves caught in the most terrifying case of their lives.

REVIEW:

James Wan has come a long way from “Saw” (2004), a long way indeed. Although he’s already established himself as a true master of the genre since then with films like “Dead Silence” … Continue reading

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Film Review: It! The Terror from Beyond Space (1958)

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The first manned expedition to Mars is decimated by an unknown life form…which stows away on the rescue ship.

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The late director Edward L. Cahn, ( Girls in Prison / 1956 ) who passed away in 1963, has an amazing filmography that is astounding and completely diverse. Starting back in the 1930′s doing crime dramas and thrillers, Cahn rose through the ranks with standout films like Radio Patrol and I Cheated … Continue reading

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Film Review: Apocalypse Z (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 complete the mission. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Swamp Thing (1982)

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Deep in Florida’s darkest everglades, a brilliant scientist and a sexy government agent have developed a secret formula that could end world hunger and change civilization forever. Little do they know, however, that their arch nemesis is plotting to steal the serum for his own selfish schemes. Looting the lab and kidnapping the agent, the madman douses the scientist with the secret chemicals and leaves him for dead in the swamp. Mutated … Continue reading

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Film Review: Way Down in ChinaTown (2013)

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A writer and director couple aspire to produce a play despite the world slowly coming to an end around them.

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Directed By: Eric Michael Kochmer
Starring: Stephanie Sanditz, Justin Dray, Maria Olsen, Ashli Haynes

Way Down in Chinatown is a rare film that isn’t easily categorized into one specific genre. Surreal, impressionistic, and irrevocably bizarre, Kochmer’s artistic approach to the eccentric is reminiscent of a David Lynch … Continue reading

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Film Review: Death by VHS (2013)

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A battered and mysterious VCR…A bevy of lethal video- tapes… These are the building blocks of horror in “DEATH BY VHS”. A mind blowing descent into madness and death. Five shocking vignettes, designed to take your sanity and devour your soul! Mild curiosity leads to severe consequences when a couple rents a supposedly cursed video cassette recorder. An urban legend renowned for leaving a trail of agonizing and torturous death. Unbelieving, they … Continue reading

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Film Review: 100 Bloody Acres (2012)

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James is heading to a music festival in the bush with girlfriend Sophie and best mate Wes. He plans to propose to her this weekend, unaware (for the moment) that she and Wes have been screwing on the sly. When their car breaks down, friendly local and co-owner of a struggling blood and bone fertilizer business, Reg Morgan stops to offer a lift. But Reg is eyeing off a business opportunity here: … Continue reading

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Film Review: Sharknado (2013)

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When a freak hurricane swamps Los Angeles, thousands of sharks terrorize the waterlogged populace. And when the high-speed winds form tornadoes in the desert, nature’s deadliest killer rules water, land, and air.

REVIEW:

Syfy channel has a way of bringing up the quirky and absurd, though in this case you should be thanking the masterminds “The Asylum” for another helping of sharky nonsense. Yep… they raised the bar with 2009′s “Continue reading

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Film Review: Summer Scars (2007)

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A group of teens are faced with a life-changing experience when they meet a deranged drifter.

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As a viewer, you must be patient with Summer Scars, because even with a running time of just over an hour, it takes a while for things to really warm up. Towards the end things get pretty disturbing though, so most horror fans won’t be disappointed. Perhaps what makes Summer Scars scarier than … Continue reading

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Film Review: Pacific Rim (2013)

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As a war between humankind and monstrous sea creatures wages on, a former pilot and a trainee are paired up to drive a seemingly obsolete special weapon in a desperate effort to save the world from the apocalypse.

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I cannot begin to describe the excitement I felt as this film got closer to it’s release date. As a certified (Some would say “Certifiable”) Ultraman/Gigantor geek of the highest … Continue reading

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Film Review: All Night Long 2: Atrocity (1995) – CAT III

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Introverted Shinichi spends his days carefully putting together a model of a female manga character. The rest of his time he spends communicating with someone called ‘Good Man’ on his computer, who tells him he is the chosen one and promises him good fortune. However while he might be the chosen one – chosen by a rich student and his gang to torture and abuse – this cannot be considered as good … Continue reading

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Film Review: Sadisticum (2008)

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Sadisticum tells the story of a man, for it seems to be only one mission in life, the torture and killing of his fellow men. At the age of 17, he has already killed two people. Then he succeeded to prevent his appetite for many years. He spent half of his life to work with the company and externally adjust. But the emptiness in his life increased steadily, until it happened one … Continue reading

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Film Review: Silent But Deadly (2011)

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Thomas Capper is an unconventional and mysterious serial killer who takes aim at a Hollywood film set, by unleashing his own brand of retribution on the cast and crew.

REVIEW:

One of the taglines for this movie was – Boobs and Blood…’Nuff said – and this is pretty much a perfect summary of the film Silent But Deadly. Indeed, a pair of boobs comes out in under a minute of screen time … Continue reading

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Film Review: Bloody Reunion (2006)

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Mrs Park (Oh Mi-Hee) is a former elementary school teacher, who is in poor health and confined to a wheel chair, cared for by one of her ex-students, Nam Mi-Ja (Seo Young-Hee). Mi-Ja invites some of her old classmates to a (bloody) reunion in order to try and cheer Mrs Park up. However one by one the classmates are brutally murdered by a killer who covers her/his features with a handmade … Continue reading

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