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Film Review: Kuru (2011)

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Following the tragic loss of their unborn baby, Ethan and Claire decide to take a break in their relationship. While Ethan goes to visit his family back in the US, a depressed Claire remains home alone to sort her head out. But while sorting through some belongings, she discovers a mysterious wooden box in the loft, inside of which is something even more unexpected…something that she soon wishes she hadn’t … Continue reading

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Film Review: Evil Feed (2013)

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A group of young martial artists infiltrate an underground pit fighting ring where the loser is chopped up and served in a Chinese restaurant.

REVIEW:

We have gore, blood, good jams, and boobs in the first two minutes of this fucker. Do I really need to say any more?

oh, I do…ok, then…

You’ve heard all the stories about chinese restaurants, right? No stray animals around them at all…you know where I’m going … Continue reading

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Film Review: Honeymoon Horror (1982)

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Imagine every newlywed’s fantasy, a rustic secluded lover’s paradise- Honeymoon Island. What starts as a weekend of love, turns into a nightmare of blood and terror for three young innocent couples. What lurks in the shadows of Honeymoon Lodge? Is it the caretaker, or perhaps something more fiendish and deadly? Honeymoon Island, where newlyweds joined in holy matrimony spend their wedding night screaming in terror!

REVIEW:

Groan,Groo-aan! Grooo-aaannn!! No, a zombie hasn’t … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Last Showing (2014)

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After giving his life to cinema as a projectionist, Stuart is left to work the remainder of his career as a concession attendant, biding his time until retirement. Bitter, he plots an intricate revenge scheme against his manager and a pair of lovers locked in the theater after hours.

REVIEW:
Starring the ever popular Robert Englund in a terrific role for the horror icon, The Last Showing is a fantastic … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Ghastly Love Of Johnny X (2012)

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“A truly mad concoction, blending fifties juvenile delinquents, sci-fi melodrama, song-and-dance, and a touch of horror, everything in just the right combination to create an engaging big screen spectacle! This curious and curiously entertaining story involves one Jonathan Xavier and his devoted misfit gang who, incidentally, have been exiled to Earth from the far reaches of outer space. Johnny’s former girlfriend Bliss has left him and stolen his Resurrection Suit, a cosmic, … Continue reading

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Film Review: At the Devil’s Door (2014)

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Leigh (Catalina Sandino Moreno) is a struggling real estate agent determined to rise to the top. After taking on a challenge to sell a house in record time that has a questionable history she encounters a runaway girl that is the alleged daughter of one of the previous owners. An unknown force swiftly makes its presence interweaving Leigh’s sister Vera (Naya Rivera) into the fray. Will she be able to rise … Continue reading

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Film Review: Cannibal Campout (1988)

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Four teens drive their van deep into the woods for an intimate party when they are attacked by a trio of backwoods cannibals.

REVIEW:

“Soup’s On”

When you think of cannibal movies from the 1980’s, you may think of Cannibal Holocaust, Cannibal Ferox, or even Anthropophagus, but you may not think of Cannibal Campout.   Most likely, this would be due to the fact that this is an ultra-low budget independent film created by … Continue reading

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Film Review: Red Riding Hood (2003)

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This evocative chiller from director Giacomo Cimini follows the fortunes of a young 12yr-old girl named Jenny (Francesca). Abandoned in Rome by her careless mother, Jenny has to fend for herself, with only her friend George (Simone) to help her. But their plans soon turn evil, with Jenny and George unleashing some diabolical activities on the citizens of the Italian city, with much bloodletting ensuing.

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Film Review: Interrogation (Przesluchanie) (1989)

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Tonia goes out drinking. She wakes up in prison, not having a clue why she’s there. She is tortured to encourage her to confess to a crime she is not aware of.

REVIEW:

Polish director Ryszard Bugajski’s 1989 film, Interrogation (or Przesluchanie), is not so much a horror movie as it is one great big metaphor. It was originally filmed in 1982 (when most of the country was under martial law), but … Continue reading

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Film Review: Cadavres (2009)

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One Halloween, the alcoholic mother of good-for-nothing Raymond suddenly dies, and he throws her body in a ditch. Repenting, he calls his sister Angelie, an actress who he has not seen for ten years, to help find the corpse. But the corpse they bring back in the ruined family home is not that of their mother. The brother and the sister start a sinister adventure involving two gangsters in dire straits, two … Continue reading

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Film Review: Krull (1983)

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A prince and a fellowship of companions set out to rescue his bride from a fortress of alien invaders who have arrived on their home planet.

REVIEW:

In 1983, Ron Silverman produced a British-American directed by Peter Yates called Krull. Their creative ambition, though admirable, failed to successfully embed its memory within the minds of mainstream masses. It lacked a certain charisma inherent in beloved fantasy films made timeless … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Protector 2 (2013)

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When the owner of a major elephant camp is murdered, Kham finds himself the number one suspect and on the run from both the police and the deceased’s vengeful twin nieces. But luck is on Kham’s side when he runs into an Interpol agent sent to Thailand on a secret mission.

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Film Review: Brutal Relax (short film) (2010)

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 Mr Olivares has already recovered, but now he needs a vacation.

REVIEW:

Wow, what a fantastic gory free for all splatterfest. This one snuck under the radar but is accessible now to lovers of extreme cinema. Before getting into review make sure to give this one a look on youtube which now hosts the piece in its entirety. (see below)

Mr Olivares (JosĂ© MarĂ­a Angorrilla) is advised by his doctor to get … Continue reading

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Film Review: Aqualorius! (short film) (2009)

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20 years ago two boys disappeared in the swimming pool at Hulgaard Elementary. Ever since children have been telling stories about a monster living at the bottom of the pool. A victim of all the school bullies, 11-year-old Lars, has written a love letter for the older girl Sherin. When Sherin’s boyfriend, the worst bad guy in school, finds the letter, he forces Lars to swim to the bottom of the pool … Continue reading

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Film Review: Vacancy (2007)

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A young married couple becomes stranded at an isolated motel and finds hidden video cameras in their room. They realize that unless they escape, they’ll be the next victims of a snuff film.

REVIEW:

Even big names Kate Beckinsale and Luke Wilson couldn’t save this anti-climactic steaming pile of crap. The premise seems like a good recipe for potential terror: An estranged couple finds themselves entrapped in a diabolical scheme to produce … Continue reading

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Film Review: Identity (2003)

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Stranded at a desolate Nevada motel during a nasty rainstorm, ten strangers become acquainted with each other when they realize that they’re being killed off one by one.

REVIEW:

The 2003 theatrical debut of “Identity” was a slam dunk for movie plotlines. I remember seeing this one live and thinking, “wow! what a brilliant film that I couldn’t wait to tell others about”. Maybe it’s “Identity’s” intricate approach to storytelling or … Continue reading

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